Friday 19 October 2012

Zombies or Spiders?

Which of the two would scare you the most? I only ask because today I have two Halloween cards to show you, one with a Zombie and the other spiders.
I wouldn't ordinarily make Halloween cards as they are not something we give out, the kids get dressed up,( I usually end up painting faces) and go around family and the neighbours trick or treating, we always have a big bag of goodies to give out to our Halloween visitors, but we don't swap cards, so unless it is something to do with DT work I wouldn't normally bother, but earlier this year I found a Zombie word art at Graphicat which tickled me and I just had to have it, (with no idea when I would ever use it LOL!), and then a few weeks ago I came across a brilliant Zombie digital stamp at Just Inklined and knew it was perfect for the word art and this card is the result.

Image - Bubzombie - Just Inklined  - coloured in Photoshop
Word art - Graphicat
Papers - Thrills and Chills - Crazy 4 Monograms
Grosgrain polka dot ribbon and axe charm - Meiflower

Here is a close up of the zombie, I gave him very bloodshot eyes and decoupaged his skull, eyes and eyebags, hair and hands. The eyeballs were given a coat of glossy accents, and instead of layering his hands flat I curved them forward and used a small foam pad under just the centre of each hand so that they look like they are reaching for you.
My daughter has already claimed this card for her friend's birthday next year as she is a big fan of Zombie movies and she thinks this would be perfect for her!

I am entering this card into the following challenges
Crafting for all Seasons - #38 Spooky
Divas by Design - #57 Spooky
Can You Digi It - #20 Creepy & Kooky
Simon Says Stamp - Eerie
Papertake Weekly - Fright Night,,,,,,,, Boo
Lexi's Creations - Halloween
MyGrafico- Anything Goes
Tammy's Scrapin Corner  - Anything Goes
Scrapper`s Delights Paper Crafts -  Halloween
Scrappy Frogs -  Fall/Halloween
Aud Sentiments Challenge - Use a Halloween sentiment

My second card was inspired by one of those vinyl wall art sayings, which once again tickled me, and a spider web border I found in one of the digital scrap booking stores I visit.

The spider webs have been glittered with black glitter and the spiders highlighted with glossy accents.
Spider web border - Halloween Borders - IndigoD
Purple paper and FEAR alphas - Witches Brew Collab - My Scrapbook Art
Skull - digital stash
Corner web -Just Treats Please - Crazy 4 Monograms
Blingy spider came from a necklace from Poundland

Well that's it from me today, I'll be back over the weekend with a couple more cards.

Colette xx



Caroline said...

Fabulous card's love the sentiment on the first one. Caroline xxx

Kim said...

these are both fantastic! love those bloodshot eyes!
Kim x

Lorraine A said...

Fabulous cards Colette :-) I love the sentiments on both but the fist one really made me laugh :-) Both cards are brilliant ! :-)

thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
Lols x x x

julie_woolston said...

Fabulous cards, love the spooky images and detail.

Hugs Julie x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Wow this is brilliant love how you have done the skeleton! Thanks for sharing with us at Lexi's hugs Susan x

crafty-stamper said...

your first card is fantastic absolutley love the image and that sentiment is perfect thanks for joining us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner
Carol DT x

Karen said...

Fantastic! Love them both, the Zombie's eyes are scary, but the whole thing is so funny. I realy like the way you have cut around the image and the sentiment. Spider card is fab too - but I am still scared of spiders, even of the glittery one!?!
Karen x

Unknown said...

Good Morning and Let me say this is simply adorable. I am so glad you entered this week's challenge.Please come back next week.
Tammy Ortiz
Founder of
Tammy Scrapin Corner

Stampers Delights said...

Congratulations you are Scrapper's Delights Winner hun your card made us giggle sooo much!
Look forward to hearing from you
Love Janice
Scrapper's Delights

Lorraine said...

Ha, ha. Both smashing, but that zombie one is brilliant. Love it!

G8country life said...

Lol both are very cute and well done.We're are glad you join us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner : ) Elisa

nwilliams6 said...

oh skeery! Great image and sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Can You Digi It?

Dragonlady said...

Wow how creepy is that, great card. Thanks for sharing at Aud Sentiments.

Hugs Ali x

Wendy said...

Fabulous cards....Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design this week.
Wendy xx