Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Little C's Challenge #8

Hi Everyone! It's challenge time again!! Whoohoo! We're on challenge #8 now! Wow, 8 challenges already! Well, this week's challenge is to create a Halloween card using the sketch below. I hope you all will play along!! For the details be sure to stop by Jen's blog site Pieces of Me.

My card was created using the "Anthony & Burt" stamp. that you can find at Jen's online store "Little C's Stamp n' Things. This stamp is called "Pumpkin Burt". Oh, my gosh this stamp image is so fun to color!! I mean, seriously! I bought a few of the "Anthony & Burt" from Jen and I can't wait to ink up the others. Be sure to stop by Jen's store. . .she has a lot of sales going on including "Whipper Snapper" stamps!! I love Whipper Snapper.

A ;little bit about my card. . .I colored the image using my Copic Markers and rubbed the background with dye ink using my sponge dauber. The web image in the background is by Stampin Up "Web Wishes" and the pumpkin is from the SU set "House of Haunts". The designer paper is by DCWV. I added a little sparkle to the Jack-o-Lantern by adding yellow Stickles.

Check out the other challenge cards by these fabulous ladies:

Life's Simple Pleasures - Malieta
Adventures With Scrapbookmama - Ellie
Stamping Spot Studio - Jean
Pieces of Me - Jen
Hawaiian Angels - Jodie
Big Ideas From A Little Girl - Teri

Not to change the subject. . . .I'm sorry I haven't been posting much lately and stopping by your blog sites to comment or say hello. There's been a bit of a "drama" in my life and it's been sort of stressful. It's one of those weird events that sort of enters into your quiet peaceful existence that you're not sure how to handle because it's a "way, way out there" sort of stuff.

It's the sort of event that you're not sure is a good thing or potentially can be a VERY BAD thing. I wish I could discuss what it is but it is, like I said, way out there! I'll see how things develop.


Dawn Easton said...

Oh Maria, I'm sorry to hear that you have something going on in your life that is keeping your pre-occupied. Hope whatever it is settles down for you soon.

Your card is super cute! I've been into Halloween cards lately...lol

2 Worlds said...

Maria take you time, as needed..family is indeed more important.

Curt in Carmel said...

Maria, you card is absolutely wonderful. As for what is going on in your life, I will keep positive thoughts for you and hope that whatever it is, it will be OK for you! Best, Curt

malieta said...

I am sorry to hear this news Maria!
Take each day at a time and hopefully everything will work out for the best.
Your card is super cute and I love the way you embellished it.
Take care and God Bless!

Jean said...

Hey Maria. Love the coloring on your card! I need more copic practice. Hope the "drama" in your life works out!!

Miss Crystal said...

Maria, I love love love this card! Too cute.

Hope everything works out for you soon. Take as much time as you need.

Tracy.H said...

This is so cute, Maria!

Sorry to hear that you are having such a hard time right now. If you need a shoulder or ear...I am always here! Big Hugs. :0)

Scrapbookmama said...

((((((((HUGS)))))) girl you know we love you so just do what is needed for you..

Your card is so froggy cute! (I couldn't help myself! lol)


Diane said...

Wonderful card Maria!Love the glitter and that image is cute!

Wishing all the best in whatever is going on with you!

Lori said...

Fun card, Maria. I like how you combined images to create a scene.

Please take care of yourself--hope everything works out well for you and your family.

J-Yo! said...

Oh Maria! This is so darn cute!! Thanks for the great sample!!!

On your other note, hang in there.... and let me know if you need an ear - I am here for ya!! My thoughts are with you, girl. Stay strong!!!


Monika/Buzsy said...

Awesome card Maria! Love the cute image and your coloring is fantastic... TFS!

Michelle said...

Very Cute! What a fun Halloween card! I hope your news turns out to be ok... I'll sent positive thoughts and prayers your way

Ida P. Krause said...

Spooktacularly FUN card. It just makes me smile.
Sending prayers your way for whatever situation you are dealing with. God Bless

~Michelle~ said...

awesome coloring Maria. Hope things work out for the best for you.

Teri said...

Hi Maria! I love your card for #8 Please take care of yourself. xoxo

Sonya said...

I hope everything is ok Maria and I cant tell you how much I just LOVE this card!! it's my favorite. I just love that frog:)

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