TSG76: A Recipe Challenge

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Saving every penny for the past one and a half months has been really boring! Although it's for a good cause (a house), it really has taken it's toll on us lately. So on Saturday we decided to get out of town and do a little shopping. Ahhhh! We could afford to do a little bit of retail therapy, so we did our annual pilgrimage to the Yankee Candle factory in Deerfield, MA. LOVE this place! It's smells wonderful and they have a great home decor section! If you ever get the chance to go, I highly recommend it!

So this week's There She Goes challenge (TSG76) is a recipe one and the lovely Piala has challenged us to use:

A kraft base, the colors black and white, a splash of color and a dry embossing technique.

Because I'm (still) in the festive mood (you're going to have to drag me out of it kicking and screaming!) I immediately thought of a Halloween theme for my card. (Bare with me friends, there are still two more weeks before the holiday!) I can't get enough of the cute characters from the Hauntingly Delightful set - they're just soo cute!!

Using the old Eerie collection of papers from Basic Grey, I chose to go with a predominately black card, with hints of white and my splash of color was the green. I used Taylor's TESC131 sketch for my layout and embossed the vertical strip with the swirls embossing folder from Cuttlebug.

Now it's your turn! Make your creation using Piali's recipe and upload it to your blog or SCS gallery. Then leave a link to it in the InLinz do-dad at the bottom of the TSG post. You could be the winner of a $5 gift certificate to the TSG webstore! :)

Thanks so much for stopping by!


Supplies
Stamps:
There She Goes
'Hauntingly Delightful'
Inks: Going Gray, Distress Inks 'Frayed Burlap, Black Soot'
Papers: Georgia Pacific, Kraft Cardstock, Glitter Paper - Black, Bazzil Basics, PP - Basic Grey's 'Eerie Collection'
Access: Fiskars Pinking Shears, Machine Stitching, Sponges, Dimensionals

10 Comments:

Piali said...

Fabulous!! Love it...the background is just perfect!
Hugs~
Piali

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Super cute!! What a darling little mummy!!

Tammy said...

Oh it's so cute. That mummy is so fun.

Iwona Palamountain (Chupa) said...

OHHH.... CUTE!!

Danni said...

Such a fabulous card! Amazing!!

I love Yankee candles...so jealous you went to the factory!

Jessie/knightrone said...

SUPER cute!! Love it!!

Wendy said...

I love what you did with this guy and shadowing him in green, brilliant!

Crafty Math Chick said...

Oh I LOVE Yankee Candle! Man, I miss living in Massachusetts so much! My favorite scent is Harvest - what's yours?

Adorable card as usual Sandra. Terrific shadowing!
~Meredith

♥ Kristy Young ♥ said...

WOW this is a supah cool card Sandra! Love it.
Kristy xox

Michelle said...

LOL - I was cruising Google Reader trying desperately to get caught up on my blog viewing and I saw this. I immediately thought "it looks like one of Sandra's" and whala - it is! You have such an amazing and distinctive style that is all your own and I love it!

Hugs sweet Sandra...

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