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Friday 29 October 2021

Color Dare Challenge #468 ... Countdown to Halloween

This is another make for the

Do pop over to the Color Dare Challenge and take a look at my teamies' makes!

This is today's colour scheme 

First of all I am going on a little trip down memory lane. My husband and I got married on Valentine's Day in the 70s, and our clothes are very much of the era.

As you can see my little bridesmaid had a Holly Hobbie outfit and carried a Hollie Hobbie doll

So my inspiration became related to Valentine's and carries on with my October Halloween theme. This is another page in my Halloween album.

I have chosen to use many of the colours in the above scheme ( I am sure you can see yellow, orange, brown, red, green), plus black and white.
The main image is a copy of one of my favourite ATCs using a 
Lost Coast real rubber stamp DOD AMOR

I have also used one of my favourite Noolibird stamps - the curled up cat - and another wood block mounted stamp (PSX - D-213) of pumpkins. I added colour with markers to this.

 The black cats are svg cuts from Black cats Silhouettes.

The sentiment is from Leigh's sentiments trimmed and distressed with vintage photo Distress Ink. Finally, I added a bit of penwork.


Hope you will join the Color Dare Challenge...

During October you will have seen many Halloween-y projects on my blog as I am joining in with

Find Leigh's main post here

I will share this page to Lost Coast Portal to Creativity 31DOH Challenge too

This is my final submission to the 2021 Cat lovers hop

Do pop over and find all the details on Janis' Her Peaceful Garden blog

This is the link to that main hop post.

And as always I like to add the skeletons hopping!

Happy Hopping!


  1. Oh WoW ! That is a really cool creation. LUV the kitties :-)
    Lovely to see you on the Cat Hop.
    IKE =^..^=

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  2. Great ghoulie halloweeny page. Love the black cats and skeletons.

  3. Love this page. So many details. I love the curled up cat stamp too.

  4. What a gorgeous spooky page - it has a kind of steampunk feel to it! Happy hopping from Cat Lovers Hop!

  5. Another fabulous page for your Halloween album with these great details and loving all the cats you included!
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  6. Waving hi from the Cat Lovers Hop! Fabulous page and I love all the spooky details! Super images and great take on the photo inspiration! And I love your wedding photos!

  7. Spooktacular, Susan! Love the skellies, both on t e card and the ones dancing. :-D Visiting again from the Cat Lovers Hop.

  8. Hello from Hop Cat Lovers! I love your ATC, it's "sweet".

  9. Love the all the cats and skelly, Spooktacular sentiment!

  10. I love those embracing skeletons. What a nice and spooky project!

  11. What a fun look back at your Holly Hobby flower girl and peek into the 70's! Love this ATC album page with the skeletons and cats.

  12. I love your wedding outfits and how great that your flower girl looks like the inspiration photo! Your album page is very cool and I really like the skeletons and how you have made them 3D. X

  13. Great wedding story. I really like this card and your hopping skeletons. So fun. [Bunny]

  14. I love those skellies! Awesome album page.

  15. Love this Lost Coast DOD stamp and you have used it to perfection! Thanks for joining the Lost Coast Design Challenge!

  16. Very fun page! Love the ATC and the kitty images!

  17. I LOVE it! The stamp is colored beautifully and the curled up kitty is fantastic! Beautiful pumpkins and kitty silhouettes, too!

  18. Loving the skelton couple dancing on your card and all the black kittens, especially the one curled up near the pumpkins. The sentiment is great and think your card is Halloween Spooky Cuteness. Please join us over at Double Trouble for our Halloween Cuteness, still open until Sunday.

  19. Of course this has to be my favorite. Thank you so much for leaving your comments on my Cats pages.

  20. Your album pages are gorgeous! I especially love all of the kitties! Your old '70s photos are awesome! I wish I had a time machine to back to the '70s! Love the music too!

  21. Love this page Susan, and the DOD stamp is so cute. Happy Halloween! Elle/EOTC xx

  22. its so great!
    Hello from Cat Lovers blog hop!

  23. Happy Day 29 of LeighSBDesigns 31 Days of Halloween Blog+Challenge, so wickedly delighted to see you joining the spooktivities with your page, love all the kitties of course, thanks for using them! Thanks for playing along with us and hope to see you for November's Falling into Winter Hop+Challenge starting Nov 5th!
    Happy Haunting!

  24. This is another fabulous page for your fun album Susan. Thanks so much for joining in with us at Lost Coast Designs and have a very spooky Halloween, Sue xx

  25. Love this Susan. The ATC is fabulous, but I adore the curled up kitty stamped image - such a cutie. x

  26. That ATC is to die for! I would so use this as a decor piece! Wowza!

  27. Really love your post today! Thanks for sharing your pics with us! Your album page with the awesome dancing skeletons ATC is fabulous!

  28. Creative card! I love all the kitties you used on your card! And the colors are great together! Cool wedding pictures also! You all look so happy! :)

  29. Well, that's quite the spooky couple!! What a great Halloween card. Your dancing skeleton GIF goes perfectly with your card. So much fun!
    Thank you so much for all your lovely participation in the 2021 Cat Lovers Hop!!
    <3 J

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