A Scraphappy Southernbelle

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

2 New Halloween Cards

Hey y'all! Happy Tuesday! I am SOOOO Excited today because it's my BIRTHDAY!!! Woot Woot! I am 28 years old today! Eeek! Before you know it, it'll be the big 3-0! But it's all good! Just glad to be here! AND the best part of my birthday is that I'm not alone! IDK if any of you know this but I've spent about the last 4 birthdays alone. We had moved to PA and the hubby had to work all day on each of my previous birthdays for the past few years! It was kinda depressing, but he is home today! Yay! AND I'm hoping my present will be something that barks! LOL! I've got my eyes set on a Yorkie! We'll see! Stay tuned!

Anyways, on to the scrappyness! I have 2 new Halloween cards that I made last week for one of my favorite SVG stores...My Scrap Chick!!! I just adore their files! They are so fabulous! These new files are card fronts that coordinate with their holiday treat bags! How cool is that! So here is what I came up with...

"I Want Candy"

Supplies Used
Cardstock: The Paper Studio, Bazzill Basics Paper
Patterned Paper: Die Cuts With A View
Twine: My Craft Spot
Stickers: Momenta, Making Memories
Buttons: American Crafts, others from my scrappy stash
Corner Punch: EK Success
Electronic Cutter: Cricut Expression (Provo Craft)
Software: Sure Cuts A Lot (Craft Edge)
SVG's: My Scrap Chick
Adhesive: Helmar
 I added a few color coordinated buttons on top of my candy corn sections to add some dimension.
 Here is the inside of my card. The stickers that say 'I Want' are from Making Memories and the word 'Candy' is from Momenta. I also added a strip of leftover patterned paper to the inside for a pop of color.
 "Happy Halloween"

Supplies Used
Cardstock: The Paper Studio, Core'dinations
Patterned Paper: Die Cuts With A View
Stickers: Momenta, Making Memories
Twine: My Craft Spot
Thread: Coats & Clark
Trim: Hobby Lobby, Fancy Pants Designs
Electronic Cutter: Cricut Expression (Provo Craft)
Software: Sure Cuts A Lot (Craft Edge)
SVG's: My Scrap Chick
Adhesive: Helmar
Other: sewing machine

To make the candies, I cut out the candy centers and wrapped twine around in a circle. I then popped these up using pop dots for added dimension.
 For the inside of the card, I used a bit of the 'negative' cut I had left on my Cricut mat after I peeled off the card front.
I hope all of you have a fabulous day! Thanks for stopping by my blog! I hope to see you again soon!

Happy Scrappin'!!!
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jessica said...

Happy Happy Birthday!! Hope you have an AWESOME day and you get your present that "barks" :)
Post pictures!!!
Beautiful cards! Love the buttons and stitching on both! The twine is awesome and those letters are adorable!

Diane Hodrick said...

Happy Birthday, Aymee. You are still just a baby. ;) A baby who makes the cutest cards...

Sonya said...

What darling cards!!!

alwayscharlie said...

Have a REALLY Happy Birthday! Hope you get a tail waggingly good present!

Sherrie K. said...

Happy, Happy Birthday!!! I hope you have a wonderful day and so glad you get to spend it with your hubby!
Your Halloween cards are simply adorable. I love the cute little buttons, ribbon and the layouts are perfect! How about that pom pom ribbon....so, so cute! TFS!
Have a GREAT day!
Sherrie K

Southernbelle said...

Thank you everyone for the birthday wishes and kind comments! You made my day! :)

Saints Rule! said...

Happy birthday! I remember 26 and 30 and... Well you get the idea! Enjoy! You are still a young pup!! And I do hope you get a barking prize for your birthday! Blessings...

Cricut Couple said...

Happy Birthday! I hope you get your birthday wish! Yorkies are such great furbabies! Your cards are always so fantastic and I really love how you come up with so many amazing ways to use twine! Love them!

M'Shonta said...

Love it! They are "Boo"tiful!

Dawn said...

Happy Birthday!!!! I'm happy you don't have to spend it alone, and I hope you get your Yorkie. Your cards are awesome, love the colors you chose and the embellishments.

Sheila aka SassyLady said...

Happy Birthday my friend. I know you can't wait to have that little Yorkie and how exciting that will be. Just hang in there as you will have him before you know it!!!
TFS your beautiful cards.

Beckie said...

I super love both of these cards. Happy Belated Birthday.

Be Blessed, Beckie

Atif said...

These cards are so cute i really impress by your brilliant work..

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