My Favorite Mummy Challenge

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Good Morning!

I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who stopped by yesterday to congratulate me on the news! There's definitely a spring in my step today! :) Can't wait to get started!

Ok, onto today's card! For the past few months me, Kadie and Mary have been sending each other card kits to play with to see what kinds of cards we'll come up with using the same supplies. This month was my turn and as I was thinking about what to do, a rather large package arrived at my doorstep - my Whipper Snapper order!! So to celebrate my favorite holiday, I put together some fun Halloween supplies and today we get to see what we girls made with them!

Aren't these papers YUMMY?! I think they're from Creative Imaginations and Making Memories, but I threw out the tags last weekend when I cleaned up my desk, so I can't be sure now. (See?! It doesn't pay to clean up!)

I sent the girls images of the recently released for Fall 2009 'My Favorite Mummy' rubber stamp. I just couldn't resist him for my collection! He's a good size too. I used the ribbon, twine and buttons from the kit to. My Mummy was colored up with just a few colors. Some Antique Linen for his body, Tea Dye for the shadows and of course some Pumpkin Pie for his candy holder, then some Black Soot for the background. Backgrounds are hard to do with a dark color such as black, so I tend to apply it sparingly. The layout is from a new sketch challenge blog which has my girl Amy on their DT. :) Get Sketchy #3 was this week's sketch. I really didn't want to cover up that glitter paper so this sketch was perfect!

Can't wait to check out what Kadie and Mary did with their supplies! I'm heading to their blogs should too! :)

Tomorrow I'll have some Hanna Stamps sneak peeks to show you! So I'll see you then!

Stamps: Whipper Snapper 'My Favorite Mummy' and 'Happy Halloween'
Inks: StazOn 'Jet Black', Distress Inks 'Antique Linen, Tea Dye and Black Soot'
Papers: Georgia Pacific, Bazzil Basics, PP - I think they were Creative Imaginations and Making Memories
Access: Ribbon, Buttons, PTI Rustic Button Twine, Decorative Scissors, Corner Punch, Dimensionals


Mary Giles said...

Sandra I love it! I was trying to figure out a way to showcase that yummy black glittery circle paper and just couldn't cut into it much. I love what you did with your kit. Heck I love everything you do. Thanks for a fun kit to work with.

Tammy said...

HI Sandra
This is super cute. I jut love that mummy stamp. Great job with the coloring and shading. He's super cute!

JenRaff said...

What a cute card! That sounds like a lot of fun to swap scraps and see what people come up with! Great idea :)

kadie said...

Hey Girl! I too LOVE that you used the shimmery circle paper...I tried and tried to used it but because I went with mostly brown it didn't work. LOVE this though!! Thanks for such a great kit. This image has got to be one of my FAVES now!!

~amy~ said...

Whatta stinkin' cute card that fun image!

daisy said...

what a super cute card!


Danni said...

Very cute and a belated congrats!

Sparkplug17 said...

Such a cute card! And I'm so excited for you to be on the Farm!

Ida said...

Adorable! I love Halloween and this is just a fun Halloween card. Off to check out the other two blogs you mentioned.

cheryl mezzetti said...

Love your design work!!! It is indeed Creative Imaginations papers on your halloween card. The paper line is called "Melange". Here is a link to the papers:

Dawn B. said...

This is so cute. I love the layout. I just saw Mary's. I told her she has great friends...Super job..

Tracey said...

This is just adorable Sandra!!

WickedPixie said...

This is an adorable card, and So beautifully colored! It's really neat to see what all 3 of you talented ladies did with the same ingredients! :-)Traci

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