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Tuesday, 4 November 2014

Halloween revisited

I meant to add the card in this post to my final 31DOH post -
 but what with one thing and another
I couldn't get it sorted...

We have had awful trouble with the Internet for days now...

Fortunately I had scheduled my last couple of posts!

Thought I would just share our Halloween with you first...
my sister's 65th Birthday coincided with Halloween this year -
 so we have been down to Devon for a huge party!!

First we had to help...

with my sister's bat wing cloak!


with the decorations...


My husband and I have done a lot of AM-DRAM so we needed a swooping ghost -
 we have always used a lot of fishing wire!! 


We dressed up...


My husband and daughter were mad scientists... 

We helped with the food...


We danced...


A good time was had by all!!

But to get back to my card...
First I made a little ATC using the Halloween poem illustrated - it made me think of 
'Things that Go Bump in the Night'


I used scraps of paper from Best Creation Inc. and orange card.
I will link this to Wicked Wednesday ATC Challenge

This then became a feature of my main card.


A white card base matted and layered with more orange card and Best Creation Inc. paper
and the image is Ike's freebie for the current challenge at Ike's World
I will link this card to that challenge!

I will also link this post to Open Minded Crafting Challenges - Halloween or Dressing Up!

Happy Crafting!



14 comments:

  1. Fabulous Susan! Looks like a fabulous Halloween! Great ATC, love that you added it to a card - thanks for sharing with us at Ike's World Challenges! mo xxx
    PS - what's that ghost DP!? Love it!! And the cheshire cat paper you've used recently too!!

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    1. Mo...they are all Best Creation Inc...I bought them in Derby from the craft shop in the Market Hall (Mary Rose Crafts). I have looked on Best Creation's websites but cannot find them - maybe discontinued?? I ahve enjoyed using them this Halloween though!

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  2. I absolutely love how you used your ATC on a card....it's always fun to use them in unexpected ways. Thanks for playing along with us this week at Wicked Wednesday.

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  3. Great photos!! How fun!! LOL Love your ATC!! It is fantastic!! Love all the different ghosts LOL And I LOVE how you used it on a card! That is so great! Brilliant!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

    - Susan, Co-Owner @ Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges
    {Scrap A Thousand Words}

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  4. Love your happy ghosts and poem. Thanks for linking up to Wicked Wednesday this week :)

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  5. wonderful photos and card .Thank you for joining us at Ike's World Challenges good luck Ginny ♥

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  6. How fabulous to have her birthday and Halloween together - what fun photos. It looks like you all had such a great time :-D
    Wonderful ATC - I just luv those little ghosts and it looks awesome on your FAB card. Super !!
    Thank you for playing along at IKEsWORLD CHALLENGES :-D

    Hugz
    IKE xxx

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  7. I have to say, fabulous choice to spend Halloween in Devon, but I am biased haha!

    Your card is brilliant, I love it and what genius idea to put an ATC on the card, I always wondered what to do with them but that is just so clever. Thank you for joining us at Ike's World Challenges

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  8. Such a fantastic card. Love the ATC. Thank you for joining us at Ike's World for our Trick or Treat Challenge.

    Emily T.
    DT Member

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  9. Such a fun project and great photos! Thanks for sharing at IWC xx

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  10. That does look like a nice time was had by all!!!! Faboolous creations :)

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. Hope you will join us next time co-owner Crafting Vicky.

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  11. That sure looks like you had a great party! :) Wonderful card, I love how you used the ATC in your card! Thanks for joining Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenge, Good Luck! Hope to see you soon again.

    Hanne, DT

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  12. I love this card, such fun Halloweeny colours. Thank you for playing along with us at IWC xx

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