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Friday, October 18, 2013

Fall Colors Scarecrow Pumpkins Card

Created this card:
1. Stamping sentiment, scarecrow & pumpkins
2. Coloring pumpkins w/ Crayola pencil colors
3. Using Tim Holtz Distress Inks for Autumn/Fall colors
4. Added colored paper run thru crimper & then shredded for texture
5. Attached a real acorn I found on walk w/ my dog in park

Supplies List 

ink:  Memento Rhubarb Stalk, VersaFine Onyx Black
misc: Fiskars crimper, shredder
nature: acorn I found while walking w/ dog in park
paper:  the Paper Studio Pumpkin Collage scrapbook paper,
   cardstock -  orange, white
ribbon: Harvest crafts
stamp: Inkadinkado - sentiment, Judi Kins scarecrow, Stampabilities Harvest Pumpkin
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink - spiced marmalade

Entering this into the following challenges:

10/18 2 Sisters Ch165 Anything Goes unlim 10/12
10/18 MFP Speedy Fox & Friends Wk181 Make a Fall Scene 5E(#2) 10/12

10/21 Loves Rubber Stamps Ch74 Fall Leaves or Pumpkins unlim 10/15
10/21 Paper Take Wkly Happy Halloween Hues 5E(#5) 10/15

10/21 Party Time Tues PTT142 Color/Pict Insp 3E(#1) 10/15

PTT#142-Color/Picture Inspiration

10/21 Tues Throwdown #169 Pumpkin Patch 3E(#2) 10/15

10/22 Divas By Design Autumn Colors 2E(#1) 10/16

10/23 Crafty Ribbons Ch66 Anything Goes w/ Ribbon 5E(#2) 10/17

10/25 Jos Scrap Shack FFC#22 Anything Goes unlim 10/18

10/27 Craftin Desert Divas Craft It Up & Link It Up Linky Party #17 Halloween unlim 10/14

10/27 Twisted Tues 2TC61 Celebrate Naturally Celeb themeTwist Use Something from Nature 3E(#1) 10/15
   Nature - Acorn

10/27 Victorine Stamps Ch#70 Let's Get Spooky unlim 10/14

10/28 Crafting w/ Dragonflies Ch#13 Card w/ Nature/Leaves/Trees 1E(#1) 10/16

10/31 DLART Thankful Thurs Oct Linky Ch unlim 10/3
10/31 Just B Creative Oct Just Because Linky Party Anything Goes 1 link per day 10/1
10/31 Ribbon Carousel RCC86 Fall & Halloween unlim 10/1

10/31  YNS Challenges Oct Fun Fri Ch unlim 10/4

Here is our October Inspirational Photo...

 You can use any component in the photo for your inspiration...shapes, colors...anything!

11/4 Clear it Out Theme Halloween Stash Anything Orange 3E(#3) 10/15

 11/14 Scribbles Designs Ch#10 Shades of Orange 3nonSD(#1) unlimSD 10/15


  1. What a great idea fort adding texture to your card. I love the feel of Autumn you have created. Great job!!
    Thank you for joining us at Crafting with Dragonflies this week.

    Hugs Wynn DT x

  2. Love the use of the various techniques on your card. I have forgotten about my crimper. Time to bring it out. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown for this challenge.
    Margaret, DT

  3. Awesome fall card! Love the DP. Thank You so much for playing along with us here at Loves Rubber Stamps this week. We hope you'll join us again soon. Tons of Hugs, Dangina

  4. Love the scarecrow - he looks so wonky! Suits the shredded crimped paper. Thanks for sharing with us at CWD for our latest challenge - trees/nature/leaves!

  5. Very cute! Great presentation of the card too! Thanks for joining us at Speedy Fox & Friends this week!

  6. cute card for our challenge! Thanks for joining us at Loves Rubberstamps this week!

  7. Adorable image and card. Thank you for playing along with us at Twisted Tuesday Challenges.

  8. Love the scarecrow! Great Halloween card. Thank you for joining us at Party Time Tuesdays.

  9. Cute scarecrow and great work finding an acorn. Year before last I planted an acorn and now I have a 4 inch tree growing up in my office. I am very glad you entered this week at Tuesday Throwdown. I hope you had fun!!! See you back very soon to play in another fun challenge.


    Tuesday Throwdown DT

  10. Hi Melissa - Thank you for joining us for the Pumpkin Patch challenge at Tuesday Throwdown - you have created a lovely card for the challenge - like very much this scarecrow and how you displayed your card as well - lovely creation ~ Come back again on Tue for our next challenge and have a happy week! Gail DT

  11. Fabulous card, I love the colours.
    Thank you for taking part in the Papertake Weekly Challenge this week
    Sue xx

  12. Great card. Very creative pumpkin Patch! Thanks for joining us over at Twisted Tuesday Challenges.

  13. This is so adorable, I love it! Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

  14. Beautiful autumn card...thanks for joining us at Divas by Design!
    xxx Margreet

  15. very cool embellishments, especially like the crimped and shredded paper. And what a great idea to add a real acorn, very Fall!
    Thank-you for sharing with us at Crafting With Dragonflies,
    {Hugs} Barb, DT

  16. Your shading is absolutely stunning. I wish I could duplicate it, but wouldn't be able to do it justice.

  17. Thank you for playing along with YNS for this month's challenge!! :) :)

  18. This is fabulous. I love the image and the autumnal colours.
    Thank you for sharing this with us at Diva's by Design.
    Hugs Sharon. x

  19. This is so cute! Thank you for playing along with us at Twisted Tuesday Challenges.

  20. Great card in autumn colours. Thanks for playing with us at Crafty ribbons! Hugs! xx

  21. LOVE these colors Melissa!!!

    Thanks so much for joining the Linky Party at Craftin Desert Divas!

    Crafty Hugs,

  22. Fun! Our street is lined with scarecrows right now, must have been a sale on at Michaels-lol. Thanks for joining us at the Clear it out challenge blog, we always look forward to your creations :)

  23. Awesome fall card!!! Thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday!

  24. Lovely fall card, love that you've shredded and crimped paper for extra texture! Thanks for joining our Shades of Orange challenge at Scribbles Designs! :)

  25. Another fabulous card! Love all the colors and coloring!

    Thanks for joining us at Scribbles Designs...

    Sandy S
    ~Owner/Designer Scribbles Designs~