Wednesday 4 October 2023

Cats and Bats

     Another month, another project for The Paper Funday. This is an Anything Goes papercraft challenge with an optional twist, for October the twist is use yellow, orange and green. 
     This card is a CASE of a card by Shelly Matteson, her card is a bit more orangey than mine but in my defence I was using up some gorgeous papers I inherited from my mum.
     The background paper already had a sun/moon type look to it so I cut a moon in vellum and stuck it over the lightest area of the background.
     The colourise pumpkins were cut from some Clarity papers mum had in her stash, I chose a greeny purple one to fit the twist. The leaves come from another sheet of Clarity paper that had amazing Autumn colours on it. Shaped leaves give a bit more texture and depth to the overall picture with bats and cats in black card being set off by a black mat layer. To make the whole thing a little more magical I mounted the picture on some pearlescent orange card. 
      I won't be giving this one away for two reasons, one being I really like it and the second is we don't tend to celebrate Halloween even though the colour are amazing. It will grace the walls of my work area until next year at least.
     Please come and join us at The Paper Funday, it doesn't have to be Halloween and it doesn't have to be a card, as long as it's made with paper or card that's fine with us.

I would like to enter this project in the following challenges:
Two Old Bats Halloween - Anything Halloween
Inspiration Station - #54 Halloween colours
Get Creative - #126 Purple, green black and orange
Unicorn - #92 Autumn/Halloween


  1. This is so awesome, Rocky! I LOVE the amazing textures you've created! Sending crafty HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  2. Very creative and fun, those pumpkins are fabulous!!
    Thank you for joining our challenge at Two Old Bats!
    Diane TOB Co-Owner
    {Nellies Nest}
    {Two Old Bats}

  3. Spook-tacular card Rocky! Thanks for a wonderful team project for the Paper Funday Challenge and thanks for supporting The Inspiration Station Challenge and we hope you'll share again soon.
    Donna xx
    Paper Funday Challenges
    Inspiration Station Challenge
    Beautiful Blossoms Challenge

  4. WOW! II don't think I would give it away either, a stunning piece of work. x

  5. Fab card, I love how you created the moon and that crazy cat !

    Thanks for joining in at Try It On Tuesday Challenge

  6. I think this creation has a fantastic mix of colors, I do love how those pumpkins turned out and the whole creation is perfect for Halloween. Thanks for sharing with us at Try it on Tuesday!

  7. Love all the elements used to create your card! Thank you for sharing with us at Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge.


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