Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Bat in the night

Halloween is drawing nearer and as I have so little Halloween themed STUFF, I'm always on the lookout for ways to make cards suitable for the occasion out of what I already have. For this card I used the Poppystamps die "Colchester Houses" and mounted it onto orange card - the orange glows out of the windows like firelight, while the orange sky has a sort of CAS-sunset look to it. The moon is a punched circle, and the "bat" is actually a die cut butterfly, using the old classic Cuttlebug butterfly die,  that has been trimmed into shape with white gel pen used to give it rather spooky looking eyes.

An ultra-quick and CAS card that didn't need any special purchases - just what I was aiming for!

I am sharing this with:

Make My Monday - Black and orange
Cuttlebug Mania - Black and orange
AAA Cards - CAS Halloween

12 comments:

  1. Woohoo how beautiful it looks...the row of houses looks beautiful and love how you positioned the bat against the moon
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia

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  2. Hi Jane! I know I'm meant to be taking a bit of a rest, but have spotted this fab card on my dashboard and over at CB Mania! It's brilliant!! LOVE it!!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  3. wooow Jane...
    I love black and orange
    and you even have the door on your die cut houses too cooool
    lovely bat too here
    lovely Halloween card Jane...
    you made a great scene
    hugs,
    Monika

    PS: I have a little giveaway please visit my post if you like to join Jane..
    http://creativewithmonika.blogspot.de/2015/10/two-birds-card-in-red-orange-giveaway.html

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  4. Wow! This is really cool. Love the houses and the bold design. Thanks for playing along at AAA Cards. Melissa - DT

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  5. Brilliantly done and such a fabulous and vibrant GB.
    Love it. Thanks so much for linking up and playing along at AAA Cards.
    Sarah x

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  6. Definitely in our colour theme and cute and fun - i love those little opening doors! Thank you for joining us at Make My Monday. Marina DT

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  7. Fabulous card. Such brilliant color! Thanks for linking up and playing with us at AAA Cards!

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  8. Love the houses die!!! What a great effect you have created! You have done our challenge proud!
    Clever thinking with the butterfly die!

    Thank you for joining us at Cuttlebug Mania!

    Cuttlebugs & Hugs
    Jannie

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  9. Brilliant Jane, I love the simplicity of it. Thanks for joining us at Make My Monday. Caz

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  10. Very effective Jane, I love the houses

    Thanks for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania this time x

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  11. Just seen that you're the winner on the Cuttlebug Mania challenge with this fabulous card. Congratulations! xx

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