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Friday, October 15, 2010

Trick or Treat Ellie

Two Posts in one day! woooo hooooo!

Trying to make a few cards to send off to the guys away at school..... thought they might like a box full of candy treats, no tricks at least if Mom has anything to say about it. Dad is another story entirely!!! :D

This cute little jester elephant from Tiddly Inks out trick-or-treating caught my eye as a fun one to use to send. Since I had to resist the urge to 'paint' the toenails, I went with 'emo' black. grins! perfect for Halloween, don't you think?!?! I added just a few touches of shimmerz paint on his pumpkin bucket and jester's hat. The boo bat rub on is a verrrrrrrrrrrrrrry oldie from Basic Grey that I found at the bottom of my drawer....... but it turned out perfect for here! Seems I only use the BG Ambrosia papers for Halloween, but I do love them for this. hard to believe it was last year when I last pulled them out. The seam tape scrap was the last bit remaining from my card posted earlier today. I pulled a few strings off of the ends to make them raggedy. It was stapled to the ticket (another oldie but goody - you can actually see where the sun has discolored it... sheesh, I am so bad about using up some of my stash) with my tiny attacher. I don't know if any of you have this amazing little tool, but it is a must have for any of you who like to staple. these itty bitty staples are so super-dee-super cute and fit into the tiniest places! A simple button and some Maya Road pom pom trim finish off the card. not too much to the card, but it is going to a guy....... always have to remember the no fuss, no frills rule the guys have imposed on me for their 'manly' cards!

catch up with you tomorrow!

8 comments:

mforquer said...

OH this is too cute!!! I love how you added that pom pom ribbon and Ellie is such a cutie here!!!
Melissa

Maria Matter said...

totally adorable Jennifer! such a cute image and I love those little pom pom balls!

Thank you for sharing it over @ Creative Belli!
hugs & blessings!

Anna said...

So cute! Thanks for sharing with us at Pile It On.

Christy/Tiddly Inks Digitals said...

So very cute, Jen! I love the ribbbon too. :)

Loopylou!! said...

oh jennifer, ellie looks so sweet with that little pail of sweeties!!!yummy paper too. hugs Lou xxx

Darsie Bruno said...

how cute is this? What a fabulous fall card! I love your image! Thanks so much for playing with us on the Belli Challenge! Please come back soon!
Hugs,
Darsie
Belli Challenge Design Team

Debi said...

Your card is lovely! Thank you for playing along with the Papertake Weekly challenge.

jdmommy said...

What a cute image of the ellie and pumpkin! Love the ball fringe! Thanks for playing the Belli Challenge!