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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Give Me Yer Candy or Walk the Plank!

A sick day care provider has me home again today. Forced vacation days aren't ideal, but since it's a gorgeous Fall day here my son and I took full advantage with a trip to the playground and a local historic site. He hasn't allowed any crafting or baking yet... There will be time for that later. On my other day off this week I was able to make a card in-between all the baking. It is for my son's father for Halloween. I chose the Pirate Kai image from Mo's Digital Pencil Too. He reminds me so much of my little guy so I have a soft spot for him! I am entering him in the DP2 Challenge #55 - Pick a Season. For my layout I used the sketch from the Mojo Monday 162 challenge. This week you had a choice of square or round. I opted for square.

Other challenges I'm posting this card to are:
2 Sisters Challenge Blog - Challenge 10 ~ Anything Goes
The Corrosive Challenge Blog - Challenge #87 ~ Halloween
Top Tip Tuesday - #7 ~ Anything Goes
Paper Playtime - Challenge #22 ~ Halloween
Crazy 4 Challenges - C4C60 ~ Halloween

With Halloween fast approaching I still have so much to do! I should know better than to procrastinate, yet I do it every year! Hopefully I will get it all done in the next two evenings. Saturday night is MY mischief night! I get to go out with my girlfriends for dinner, drinks and dancing. I usually dress up, but again, here, I've dropped the ball this year so we'll see. Regardless, I am looking forward to All Hallow's Eve and trick or treating with my son on Sunday!

Cards and cupcakes await! (Someone told me you can make an eggless cake using a can of Coke so I am mad scientist experimenting this evening... It suits the occasion!) Thanks for looking and be sure to visit again soon!

Card Supplies
Images: Pirate Kai (Mo's Digital Pencil Too)
Ink: printer; Creamy Caramel (Stampin' Up); Prismacolor Art Markers (207, 12, 70, 109, 198, 142, 123, 153, 154, 78, 170, 172)
Paper: Not Quite Navy, Bordering Blue, Chocolate Chip, and Pumpkin Pie card stock (Stampin' Up); white card stock (Georgia Pacific); All About Boys stack (DCWV)
Accessories: Circle and Scalloped Circle Nestabilities (Spellbinders); Apron Lace border punch (Fiskars); Cuttlebug Skulls & Scrolls embossing folder (Provocraft); Pumpkin Pie grosgrain ribbon (Stampin' Up); Chestnut mini brads (American Crafts); 3D dots


Elaine L. said...

How cute! Love your little pirate, and that paper is perfect. Thanks for taking part in Mo's Challenge.

Janis Lewis said...

Love the title to this post and what an adorable card!! Thanks for playing with us this week at Paper Playtime. :) Janis

Dawn B. said...

Hehe..he is too cute to walk the plank.. This is adorable. Thanks for joining us at MO's this week.