Sunday, October 24, 2010

A Crafty Week...

We have had such a busy week. The girls spent all week working on their pumpkins for our school's Pumpkin Patch (more on that below) and I spent the week getting read for stamp clus and a trip out of town. Wheew! So, sorry for the brief absence!

Today, I created a card for the Play Date Cafe's One Year Anniversary Challenge. The inspiration is below:

And, because I like to be effecient, I also used a sketch from the Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge and the inspiration challenge from Paper Pal Arts!



I used some beautiful DSP called Sweet and Sour. I love this paper!

Stamps: Curly Cute
Ink and Paper: Sweet and Sour DSP, Rose Red, Pumpkin Pie, Very Vanilla
Other: Scallop Circle Punch, Designer Buttons, Pumpkin Pie Taffeta Ribbon, Basic Rhinestones, Big Shot, Nesties, Modern label Punch, Stampin' Dimensionals


This week at our school, the Art teachers sponsers a Pumpkin Patch. The kids are to decorate a pumpkin to represtnt their favorite book character. Ellie, my 2nd grader, shose Harry Potter!
We saw some pumpkin dioramas online somewhere, and we thought it would be gun to do a Hogwarts scene. We worked together on this all week. Daddy cut the pumpkin (its fake) and then Ellie got to wrk. She painted the edges and the floor with acrylic paint. We cut some scrapbook paper up and she glued it in as wall paper.

Together, we worked with the Cricut. We pulled up images on the internet and used Paper Dolls cart to make the little characters to match them. It was a long and tedious job because these guys are pretty small. We ran to HL and bought some miniature things to put on the inside. Last, we made the banner!



My 3 year old's pumpkin had to be much simpler obviously. We chose to make a little fairy from this Angel Cat Sugar book. She painted and colored in the spots. It turned out pretty good too!




Thanks for stopping by! Today I am working on a new class I am planning. Stay tuned for details.. It should be fun!









9 comments:

  1. Wow I love the pumpkins and I wish my kids were little again! Enjoy every moment! Your card is beautiful - great colors - so glad you play at PPA!

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  2. Cute pumpkins! Beautiful use of this weeks challenge colors with the lovely papers you used! Thanks for playing at the PDCC.

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  3. Such cute pumpkins! And just love your bright colors used for the challenge...beautiful card!!!

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  4. Beautiful cards and pumpkins!!! Love the added bling and DSP was perfect. Thanks for playing along with us at PPA!!!

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  5. Love the card, very elegant and stylish! Thanks for playing along with our special 1 year anniversary celebration at the Play Date Cafe!

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  6. Great halloween designs on the pumpkins. Love the card! Beautiful design and card. Glad you joined us at the PDCC.

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  7. OH HOW CUTE! I love Harry Potter! And your daughter did a WONDERFUL job on her pumpkin....very cute!

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  8. Gorgeous card and design, and what FANTASTIC pumpkins too, you can see you've all worked really hard on them, FAB job! Thanks for joining in our anniversary celebrations over at the PDCC!

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  9. What a fun design in the pumpkins! SO CUTE:) Great card--love the bling! Great detail!! Thanks so much for joining in the fun and playing along with our one year anniversary celebration over at the PDCC:)

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