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Tuesday, October 5, 2010

On the 2nd Day of Halloween.....


This is for the SBC & TBD 12 days of Halloween challenge.  The top 12 were picked for day 1 and I made the cut!  Now for day 2 we were challenged to do a card with 2 trick-or-treaters.  I chose to use Millerstein and Jazzy.  I colored them with Copics and popped them up with SU dimensionals.  The background is actually my grandmother's house in Kentucky.  I tried to think of a place that I wouldn't want to trick-or-treat at and her house was it.  Since her passing it has really fallen apart and many family members believe it is haunted.

I put 3 dancing skeletons on the top and one on the side by a gravestone.  The gravestone on the bottom right is actually a cupcake pick that I found at WalMart.  I thought I could use them somehow in my crafting and a pack of 6 was only $1.79.  I heat embossed the tree and owl image in gold to keep it subtle and spooky.  The tree, pumpkin and sentiment are all from SU as is the cardstock.  I added some spooky grass using my MS drippy goo punch and some soft suede ink.

Having only 1 day to complete each of the 12 projects is quite difficult for me.  My time is very limited but I am going to try my best to get them in on time.  It is a lot of fun!  I wish everyone entering lots of luck.

4 comments:

Liz said...

Whoever took the picture of your grandmothers house is a wonderful photographer :) Great card though. Halloween is my very favorite holiday so I can't wait to see you others.

Betty Boo! said...

Wow that is so clever! I love how you put a picture as the background! Really awesome! Thank you so much for participating in the 2nd day of Halloween at SBC!

Betty

Graphicat said...

Oh! i love that you've used an actual photo in the background! Great job! and Great card! So unique!!! Thanks for joining us!!
PS...it's hard on all of us!! LOL to get the challenges in on time! guess that's why its a challenge huh? So glad you're making the effort!
Cheers
Cheri

candyspiegel said...

I love this one! I recognized the house right away.