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Friday, October 4, 2013

Halloween Happy Owl-aween Circle Card

Created this circle shaped card w/ Halloween theme & Autumn/Halloween colors in mind.

Used Close To My Heart Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge for the circle shaped card & overlays.

Embossed w/ Tim Holtz Woodgrain embossing folder. Inked the edges w/ TH Distress ink walnut stain.

Used 2 different stamp sets. Stamped Fiskars Halloween Night Owl & Candy Corn. Cut the Owl out w/ scissors. Colored the Candy Corn w/ Crayola pencil colors. Stamped the sentiment on some polka dotted scrapbook paper from Target 50% off $1 bin after Halloween sale.

Photographed next to Halloween 2007 Pirate Ship styrofoam pumpkin hubby carved.

Supplies List 

Cricut cartridge: Close To My Heart Art Philosophy 4 1/2" Circle & overlays
inks: Memento Rich Cocoa, VersaFine Onyx Black
paper: Polka Dotted Target scrapbook paper, cardstock - Kraft, brown, orange, white
   Fiskars Halloween Night - Owl, Candy Corn, K Andrew Designs Owly Hoo Sentiments
Stampin' Up: punch - Decorative Label
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink - walnut stain, embossing - Woodgrain embossing folder

Entering this into the following challenges:

10/4 2 Sisters Ch163 Anything Goes unlim 9/28

10/5 Creative Insp Paint Anything Goes unlim 9/22

10/6 LEJ Designs Ch72 Things w/ Wings 3E(#3) 10/1
10/6 Love to Create Ch85 Candy Inspired 3E(#1) 9/30

10/7 Cuttin & Stampin Halloween 3E(#3) 10/1

10/7 Loves Rubber Stamp Anything Goes unlim 10/1

10/8 Crafty Creations Ch#242 Winged Things 2E(#2) 10/2
10/8 Paper Pretties Wed PWC278 Color Ch: Purple, Green, Orange unlim 10/2
10/8 Simon Says Stamp Wed Going Dotty 5E(#4) 10/2

10/9 C.R.A.F.T. Ch227 Cats & Dogs/Pets/Animals 5E(#1) 10/3
10/9 Cute Card Thurs Ch32 Signs of Distress unlim 10/3

10/9 MFP Insp Ch31 Popcorn/Halloween Candy 5E(#1) Insp Halloween candy corn 10/3

Here are the pictures I have chosen for the inspiration:


10/10 QKR Stampede Ch59 Fall Colors 3E(#1) 10/4  
10/10 Stampin W/ The Dragon Yellow 2E(#1) 9/27

10/13 Victorine Stamps Ch69 Circle Card unlim 9/30

10/30 Vs Sweeties "Halloween Theme" VSC Ch#16 2E(#2) 9/30

10/31 DLART Thankful Thurs Oct Linky Ch unlim 10/3 

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!


  1. That woodgrain looks so real - I thought this was on a wood base! Thanks for playing with us once again at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge, Melissa!

  2. What a great card love the pumpkin too . Thank you for Joining in over at LEJ Designs . I hope you will will join in many more in the future LEJ DT

  3. Very fun and festive Fall card!
    Thank you for joining in on the Creative Inspirations paint challenge!
    Michelle, dt member

  4. Hi Melissa!
    Popped in from QKR, had to take a look at that pumpkin your hubby carved, nice job!! You both are so talented!
    Pam D

  5. Wow, your hubby did a fantastic job with the pumpkin carving! He got skillz! Thanks for joining us this week at Love to Create!

    LTC DT
    CCC DT
    CCH DT
    Anyone for Anya DT

  6. Love the pumpkin, really impressive. Great card too. Thank you for joining us over at LEJ Designs, good luck

  7. Cute card.
    Thank you for joining in the LEJ Designs challenge, good luck x

  8. Adorable round Halloween card. Thank you for playing along with us at Cuttin' and Stampin' Halloween Challenge.

  9. Adorable round card! Thank you for joining us for our Candy Inspired Challenge this week at Love to Create, and YNS Color Inspired Challenge.
    Ruza, LTC & YNS Designer

  10. Great effect card. Thanks for playing along with us at CCT.x

  11. A very cute round card, it looks like a Halloween cookie. Great job on it and the styrofoam pumpkin. Thanks, for joining us for the Speedy TV Inspiration challenge.

  12. great shaped card! thanks again for playing along with our Anything Goes challenge at Loves Rubberstamps this week!

  13. Such wonderful stuff so beautiful, love it....


    Kindly check my new site for more beautiful digi's if you have some time...


  14. Melissa,
    Wow - adorable round card!! And the pumpkin your DH carved is awesome. Thanks for joining us at SpeedyTV's Inspiration challenge.

  15. Beautiful creations. Thank you for sharing at Stampin with the Dragon.

    Carolyn <3
    SDD DT

  16. Beautiful fall colors!!!
    Thanks for participating this week in our challenge at QKR Stampede...
    Ardilla :)

  17. Absolutely fab. Great design with the owl,colours and halloween theme.Thanks for playing atQKR Stampede and good luck. Hope to see you back friday for a new challenge. Bettina DT Member at QKR Stampede!! xx

  18. Super Halloween inspiration!
    Thanks for playing along with the Cuttin & Stampin Challenge!
    ♥ Pam, C&S DT

  19. What a fun Halloween card!! Thank you for playing along with YNS for this month's challenge!! :) :)