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Sunday, October 13, 2013

Halloween Owls Card

Created this Halloween Card using mostly Tim Holtz products.

Photographed w/ 1st styrofoam pumpkin hubby carved in 2005. Hubby started carving a styrofoam pumpkin for this yr and I'm keeping the subject a secret for now but will let you know it is a Johnny Depp character but it is not Captain Jack Sparrow.

Supplies List 

ink:  VersaFine Onyx Black

paper: tissue paper - orange polka dot/white, 
   cardstock - core'dinations - black, brown, grays, white
ribbon: the Ribbon Boutique
Stampin' Up: dimensionals
Tim Holtz: 
   paper distresser, sander,
   stamp/die - 
   Cobweb Blueprint stamp/die Set - sentiment & sentiment tag
    Retro Halloween stamp/die Set - Owl

Entering this into the following challenges:

10/13 Simon Says Stamp Mon Ch Insp by Tammy Tutterow 5E(#4) Insp by Tammy T. to make this Halloween acrd using TH products & add items like tissue paper not commonly used for crafting 10/7

10/14 Loves Rubber Stamp Polka Dots unlim Polka Dot tissue paper 10/8

10/15 Paper Pretties Wed PWC279 Halloween unlim 10/9

10/16 C.R.A.F.T. 228 Autumn/Halloween/Thanksgiving 5E(#5) 10/10

10/18 2 Sisters Ch165 Anything Goes unlim 10/12

10/18 MFP Speedy Fox & Friends Wk181 Make a Fall Scene 5E(#1) 10/12

10/19 613 Avenue Create Ch41 Anything Goes W/ Opt Twist "Pile It On" 3E(#1) 10/13 
10/19 Creative Insp Paint Halloween unlim 10/6 
10/19 Glitter N Sparkle Ch54 Add Some Orange 3E(#1) orange Polka Dot Tissue Paper & Orange on Ribbon 10/13

10/22 Paper-Crafting Journey Use Halloween Colors 3E(#3) 10/10

10/24 Simply Create Too Ch48 Halloween 3E(#2) 10/11

10/25 My Sheri Crafts Ch121 Nighttime 3E 10/12

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


  1. Hi, Melissa: I love your second entry card too [& your husband's 2005 pumpkin--amazing--can hardly wait to see this year's--I'll be checking back]!

    Simply Create Too Design Team Member

  2. Great Halloween card! Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations Paint. CIP DT member, Julie

  3. What a very cool Halloween card! Thanks for sharing it with us at My Sheri Crafts! :

  4. Fun and more fun halloween card. Thanks for playing in our neighborhood at 613 Avenue Create. We look forward to seeing you again.

  5. What a fun Halloween card. The owls look great! Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

  6. Both card and pumpkin are fantastic! Those owls look so cool. Thanks so much for joining our challenge over at Loves Rubberstamps! :)

  7. The owls are a nice touch for Halloween. And I like how you added the pumpkins at the bottom. Thanks for joining us at Glitter & Sparkle.

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

  9. Very cute card Melissa! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy Fox and Friends blog challenge!

  10. Oh, such a cool card! Thanks for joining Loves RubberstampsChallenge!

  11. Cute. Thanks for joining speedy Fox and Friends.

  12. Great Halloween card. Love the Owls and all the embossing. Thank you for playing this week at 613 Avenue Create.

  13. Hi, Melissa. It´s always such a pleasure to visit your blog :). Fantastic projects - love the different techniques you have used. Thanks for playing along with us at 613 Avenue Create - and please come back soon.
    Regards and "Hugs", Renata (DT)

  14. Melissa,
    So very, very cute. Thanks for joining us at Speedy Fox & Friends.

  15. Love the negative embossing and great ribbon you used. Thank you for joining Glitter 'n Sparkle.
    Olga DT G'nS

  16. Super cute card! Thanks for playing in our neighborhood.

  17. Nice take on the inspiration photo! The embossing is a very nice element! Thanks for leaving this in our mailbox here at 613 Avenue Create!
    Chana, Owner

  18. Super Halloween card Melissa! Thanks for playing along with us at PCJ and good luck. Hugs, Gale DT

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