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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Colours of Halloween

Good afternoon friends,
Tuesday is here again and that means a new colour challenge at The Outlawz. Our colour palette and twist were chosen by Penny and the DT have made gorgeous cards with this theme. Please hop on over and have a peep, then I am sure you will be entering this challenge with your creations.


 The sponsor for this month has been  Anji's Antics.



Halloween is not really celebrated in South Africa. There are a few  places the have a special function, but not the general public. I do not have much in the way of Halloween stash, but came up with this card.








I got the idea for the background from a card I saw somewhere on the internet, but didn't take not of the crafter, so can't  give  credit.

I coloured the background with Pan Pastels. I love them but need to get some more experience.

The tree and birds are Marianne Design dies.
The fence and cat are Memory box.

Very simple and easy to make, hope it qualifies as a Halloween card.


I will enter the following challenges:
Country View challenges...Something Spooky
Crafter's Café challenge #34...Spookable
Ladybug Crafts...Halloween/use your  diecuts
Kaboodledoodles challenge  #195...Halloween/Anything goes
Love to Create #89...Halloween
Make it Monday...Anything goes
Challenges 4 Everybody #32...Anything goes
Dream Valley challenges #68...Halloween
Robyn's Fetish challenge #183...Halloween
Chalk n Stock challenge...October challenge, Anything goes with chalk

Enjoy the rest of the day wherever you may be. Hope the storms in The Netherlands and the UK, didn't do any damage where you are. Take care and I will see you back here tomorrow.
 
Love Ursula


16 comments:

alex said...

Ursula this is stunning, love your dies xx

Amy A said...

What a great take on our theme this week. Your scene is eerily amazing! Thank you for joining us at Robyn's Fetish Challenges this week; hope you join us again next week!

Amy~DT

Birgit said...

This looks like a nice Halloween night and the colouring effect is wonderful-perfect dreamlike quality. i saw this on MIM

Loz said...

Gorgeous card and colors Ursula. I spotted this on MIM..Loz

Shirley-Anne Barber said...

A fabulous night scene ..Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

Chris Warner said...

A very elegant card. Thank you for adding your sparkle to our challenge this month at Country View Challenges. Chris xxx

Rhonda Miller said...

This is gorgeous. I saw it on Make it Monday.

Lisa Lynn said...

Ursula, Your sky in this card caught my eye. So sorry that you don't celebrate Halloween and have a way to stuff yourself with candy and not feel guilty about it for a day/night. That way you over buy the candy so you can eat the stuff you like until Christmas - LOL. Saw your beautiful creation on MIM.

Glittered Paws said...

Love the design - and I am a cat lover so this is perfect. Saw this on MIM.

Mrs A. said...

Spotted this lovely card on MIM this week. Your background is excellent. Hugs Mrs A.

Sharon said...

This is a fabulous Halloween card and thank you so much for sharing this with us at Dream valley Challenges.
Hugs Sharon. x

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Nadja said...

What a stunning card!! I love the simplicity but yet so stunning! Thank you for coloring along with us at CCCB.

Nadja DT

maureenjscott said...

Fabulous card, love the pastels and the sillhouettes. Thanks for sharing with the Crafters Cafe Challenge Blog this week! Mo dt x

chilli pip said...

Super card Ursula . I just love the way you have done the background.Would love to know how you did. Very effective with the black die cuts > have a good week

Ruza Rebel said...

Gorgeous card! The background you created for the dies is perfect!
Thank you for sharing your project with us for our Halloween Challenge this week at Love to Create.
Ruza, LTC Designer
Ruza's Craft Corner

sandra carey said...

Fantastic Thanks for playing this week at Love to Create Sandra dt xx