Wednesday, 1 October 2014

October 1st ...31DOH and more...

I don't know where to start today - so much to say!!

My first thought is that I had planned to return to India today - but all things have changed -
 and instead we will be living in the UK for a while.
My stash is somewhere on the Indian Ocean in a container!!

I could write a couple of posts but instead I am going to combine it all together -
 hope you will find some inspiration!!

ANYWAY it's DAY ONE of Smeared Ink's 31 Days of Halloween

For more details hop over to Terra's Blog. There is a huge blog hop to join in ALL MONTH 
and prizes to be won!! It starts today at 9am Pacific Time!

The blog roll is on my side bar - if you have got as far as me you are doing really well!!

I am going to show you two Halloween cards today as it's DAY ONE...

My first is to help launch a new set of digis over at Dragons Lair - the Trick or Treat Collection.
All my sort of colours!

The launch is over at Dragons Lair Inspiration Blog

Here is my DT card:

I started with a Kraft stepper card and added various layers of the papers and elements.

The flower elements I cut out and attached with toning brads.

Hope this will encourage you to go and have look at Dragons Lair and their facebook group too!!

My second card is an inspiration for the first LOC Facebook starts TODAY!

Find the group here 

I used the SLS Pumpkin Monsters for this card

I coloured the image with Promarkers and cut it out.
My white card base was matted and layered with papers from a My Mind's Eye 6x6 pad and Lelli-Bot Gothic Grunge - the feather was an embellishment from the latter too. I added some buttons from my button box...

Happy Halloween Crafting!! Look forward to seeing your creations!


  1. I love that you used blue on your first card, it looks really pretty with the orange and has inspired me to try it (I just stick to black, orange, green & purple for Halloween). Your second card is too cute and the textured background is fab!

  2. Gorgeous Autumn colors on your first card Susan, and those pumpkin monsters are too cuteon the second! Love the feather embellie. Gonna check out Dragon's Lair. Fabulous work. xxD

  3. Wonderful projects...have fun doing the 31 Days!

  4. Beautiful papers from DL. Will have to check out. Fab card fold and love the different shapes and layers. So sweet those little monsters! Great texture and embellies on that card for LOC.

  5. Great cards! LOVE the pumpkin monsters!!

  6. Wow so much cool stuff here you have shared! I love the step card, really nice! Love the blue and orange color combo! Thanks so much!~kim

  7. Love the stepper card - those papers/images are fab! love the patterns! And love your SLS Lines card for LOC! Thanks for making that Susan!! Mo xxx

  8. Gorgeously creepy cards... loving the witchy images.

  9. The witches on the folding card are phenomenal. wonderful details and colors

  10. I hope you find happiness wherever you are living for a while.
    Great ideas to get us started on 31 days of scary goodness.

    1. Thanks! I am back in the same village as my Mum and Dad which is lovely! And they are so pleased!! I can't wait to get my stuff back from India - I am working with a very small stash at the moment!!

  11. Those have to be the cutest little pumpkin monsters ever! And I agree, the blue and orange really make that first card pop!

  12. Thanks everyone so much for your comments!!

  13. Such spooky goodness! I love the colors on the papers you used.

  14. HI Susan. A fantastic project. Love the witch. Great colours.

    Hugs Erin x

  15. Fabulous creations & eeeek, how will you survive with your stash in the middle of the Indian Ocean! Happy October!

  16. Both cards are great. love the unique fold.

  17. Beautiful cards. I love the colors in that trick or treat collection! The feather added to your LOC card is perfect.


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