Saturday, October 15, 2011

Stamperday

Hi stampers!  I'm calling today Stamperday instead of Saturday:-)  I've had little time to stamp this week with not feeling well and or work!  So, I finally got to sit down to my desk after dinner with the in laws tonight!  I have a lot of challenges I want to play with this weekend!  The first one is one I have just been itching to work on!!!

As soon as I saw this:





over at  Colour Q I just knew I wanted to make something candy corn!  Don't these colors just scream candy corn????  Now, I don't actually like to eat it (I'll take some chocolate though thankyouverymuch) but I think it's cute and festive!  I did have to look it up to see what order the colors went in though, haha.  I also double dipped a bit and combined this color challenge with the sketch challenge at Inkspirations:


I don't usually combine challenges BUT I'm short on time this weekend since I had to work and take a nap today:-)  So here is my combo candy corn card....say that five times fast!


Stampin' Supplies:

Stamps:  Spooky bingo bits, teeny tiny wishes
Paper:  Whisper white, basic black, basic gray, tangerine tango, crushed curry (retired), brights DSP stack
Ink:  Tangerine tango, basic black
Accessories:  Circle punches, 3" circle die, pennant punch

I was so excited to use the pennant punch to make my candy corn!  All I did was adhere three strips of CS to a sheet of copy paper and then punch them out!  Looking back, I totally should have hit them with some versamark and iridescent ice embossing powder to really make them sparkle! Oh well, too late now since it's done and almost 10pm haha.  I was also happy to pull out my Spooky bingo bits set!  It was also a good thing I had some crushed curry laying around (fyi it's textured cardstock).  I do wish I had added some sparkle. 

And now back to the chocolate...my DH cleaned up the yard today and is making a fire out back.  I sure wish we had some chocolate and smore's fixin's!  They sure would be good on a chilly fall night!  But I sure don't want to go to the store this late....and in my PJ's:-)  Happy stamping!

9 comments:

  1. Cute card, Mindy! I do love candy corn. Thanks for joining us at the ColourQ this week.

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  2. Wow - those candy corn are so creative. Great Card. Thanks for joining us at Colour Q this week.

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  3. I thought of candy when I saw these colors too--LOVE this interpretation, especially the sentiment! :D Thanks for participating at the CQC this week!

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  4. How sweet! Great card! Thanks so much for playing along with us at the colourQ!

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  5. This card is adorable! Such a cheerful card, and the candy corn is awesome!

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  6. Sooo adorable!! Great use of the sketch, too!

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  7. Absolutely LOVE this card!! You rocked the sketch big time. Thanks for joining us at Inkspirations this week.

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  8. Awesome use of the sketch & colours Mindy. Great card! :)

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