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Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Witchy Woman

What better way to celebrate my birthday than by making a card for my favorite holiday!  Tickled Pink Stamps is sponsoring Creative Inspirations this week and the theme is "ANYTHING GOES"!  So of course I opted to create something Halloween!

I chose Lil Haunts Witch Lylah as my image.  I remembered that I had these cool Martha Stewart Elegant Witch coasters in my crafty stash.  I also happened to have the matching Elegant Witch paper mat stack!  Perfect!  I colored Lylah with Copics and fussy cut her (no easy feat as this image has lots of thin, delicate areas).  Here is a closer look at my witchy woman:

I created a "frame" for her with the Spellbinders Nestabilities Fleur de Lis and Classic Squares.  A little cheesecloth behind her gives her some definition against the busy background paper.  I really went a little crazy with the embellishments, also adding pearls, flowers, a doily, and a Magnolia Doohickey die cut swirl.

But I like the look of the finished card and think the cluttered chaos works perfectly for this bewitching lady!

Please head over to the Tickled Pink Stamps blog to see what the other talented {PINK} gals have created for this challenge!  Then play along yourself for your chance to win a fabulous TPS prize!

I'm off to enjoy my yummy chocolate birthday cake!  Hope your day was as special as mine!  Thanks for the visit and please know that all your lovely comments are always greatly appreciated!

Markers used: Copics (E11, E21, E00, R20, Y32, Y35, Y38, YG91, YG93, W4, W6, W8, W10). 

I'd also like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- The Crazy Challenge: #126-Black, White, and 1 Other (yellow)
Whoopsie Daisy: Die Cuts and/or Punches



Robin said...

Very wicked! Love it! Hugs, Robin

Jovan said...

FABULOUS halloween card!

Imke said...

OMG Regan - what a little work of Art !! It´s such a beautiful Halloween card. Very , very pretty !

cotnob said...

This is gorgeous, great colour combination and fab use of die cuts.
Thank you for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy this week.

Kim Kelley said...

WOW For the amount of embellies you added it is not too is perfect! Love how your witchy witch turned out! HUGS

Kathy said...

This is really cool Regan! Love all the layers and embellies. You made me laugh, just happened to have the matching paper pad, lol! Hmm, how did that happen. Hope your birthday was fabulous!

Lotta said...

WOW! Your card is stunning! I love it! Nice to have the matching paper! Hugs Sandra

Unknown said...

Super awesome card! Yes it's busy, but it works! Glad you had a marvelous b-day! ;o)

Bettina L. said...

This looks absolutely superb and I love the colours and your variety of diecuts and design. Thanks for playing at Whoopsi Daisy and I really hope to see you back tomorrow for a new challenge. Bettina xx

Berit Synnøve said...

Fantastic ! Really like it. The colors and details are lovely.
Thanks for joining The Crazy Challenge.
Hugs Berit

Jasmine said...

Oh my head, I LOVE it. It's totally over the top in the best way possible. That coaster, whaaatttt?! Awesome coloring, and that frame around her was a great touch...I might have to call dibs on this one already...

Rebecca/Sydney's Sentiments said...

Congrats on another win. This one is The Crazy Challenge. Hugs, Robin