Thursday, September 20, 2012

Best Witches

It's amazing to me how sometimes card challenges will really push me to things that I wouldn't have thought of on my own.  Last night, I had three challenges that I wanted to work on but I knew I needed to get them all into one card because I didn't have a lot of time.  Combining them made something so cute and unexpected!

I started with the basics: an A2 kraft base and a piece of orange cardstock embossed with a QuicKutz embossing folder (Retro Squares).  Texture requirement met.  Next, I knew I needed to add an Elephant, so I looked on MyCutSearch and decided to use the Elephant from New Arrival.  I cut her at 2 inches.  Elephant requirement met.

With one challenge to go, I knew I had to make it Halloween themed.  I decided to use the witches hat and broom from 3 Birds on Parade.  I cut them at 4 inches to make them the right size for Ms. Elephant.  I saw that her broom was blending in too much with the orange background, so I put a piece of purple behind her. Then I put the twine on the other side and cut a tag from Elegant Edges.  I stamped the word "best" from Everyday Expressions by Stampabilities and "witches" is from Jessie's ABCs by Lawn Fawn.  It's on foam dots, because of the twine behind it.

This card is being entered into the following challenges:
Die Cuttin Divas- Elephant
Cooking with Cricut- Texture
Scrappy Mom's Stamps- Halloween
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  1. Adorable Becky!!!Love the Googly Eyes!
    Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!
    Have a wonderful day,

  2. Oh my goodness, this is too cute. Thanks for playing along at DCD.

  3. This is so cute!! Love it! Thanks for linking up at Scrappy Moms Stamps!

  4. This is so super adorable! Thanks for joining us at DCD Guest Designer Carri Carri ~abusybee

  5. Cute little elephant decked out for Halloween. Love the sentiment.Thanks for playing at CWC.

  6. This halloween elephant is so super cute !!! Love it !!
    Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!

  7. Cute little elephant witch! Thank you for playing along with us at Scrappy Moms Stamps! :)

    - Mel

  8. Awwww, so cute and I love the embossed background. Thanks for sharing at CWC.