Monday, October 3, 2011

Happy Hal'owl'een from Sweet Stamp Shop!



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You remember Melvin & Vernie, right?
Well, how about ol' Melvin here??!!!
He and Vernie are both featured in this new set called
'Hal'owl'een Outfits'
and I think Melvin is rockin' his!
Did you notice the 'gray' kitty shadow below?
Yep...it's a part of the set too!

I've been like a paper-piecing maniac lately
and this coming week will be no exception.
Both the costume and the fab bat are
designer papers from Heidi Grace that I had left over
from last Halloween.
The Moon with the tree top are from the new
'Apothecary Emporium' from Echo Park.

Here's another view.....


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Have fun!


Project Recipe: 
Designer Paper: 'Apothecary Emporium' by Echo Park & Heidi Grace
Ink: 'Tuxedo Black' by Memento & 'Slate' both from A Muse Studio
Stamps:  'Hal'owl'ween Outfits' by Sweet Stamp Shop
Tools: Corner Rounder punch by Fiskars

26 comments:

Emily said...

Very cute Julie!! I love the patterned paper on the bat!

-Emily
http://www.createserendipity.net

Lizscraps said...

great use of patterned paper -- made this really pop :)

Laura said...

OH MY GOSH. Those colors, and patterns and that POLKA DOTTED MOON are to DIE for!!!!! I love this julie!!!! :)

Vera W. Yates (Ling) said...

What a cute card, Julie! Love your colorful bat. :)

Miriam Prantner said...

That bat just makes this card!

Lindsay said...

Oh my goodness Julie! This is too cute! I LOVE his colorful attire, so bright and fun!

Jessica said...

That owl is cute! Must-have!
Thanks for sharing!

Lisa said...

Love your count owl-ula Julie LOL!!! And the polka dot bat ...come on!!! FUN CARD :)

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

WOWOWZA! I looooooooove that bad--so cute! I also love the owl sitting in the tree! TOO cute--and the cat at the bottom! ACK! Sooo adorable:) Great card design--this is going to be a hard act to follow! YOU ROCK:)

Geny said...

OH my gosh, love this card, you dressed up Melvin and that bat perfectly!!

The Paper Pundit said...

I love the colors of the bat and owl! Very unique!

Lindsey said...

The whole card is great, but I LOVE that bat! That paper is the best, and so much fun to use it for what would normally be black.

Annabella Merlin said...

normally, i am seeing black papers used for a Halloween card. But this one with the bold colors used, still looks Halloween to me! Bold and fun use of colors! Love the bat!

Judy1223 said...

Julie, you have done some amazing paper piecing here! Love the owl's clothes and that BAT is too cute!

Cozycomfycouch said...

Hello you fabulous lady! :D your card is beautiful! I truly love the textured feel to it and the polka dots! I love your colour choices! Truly wonderful and as usual inspirational! :D You are lovely! Off I go to the rest of the wonderful blogs! :D

Frozenstamper said...

Paper Piecing is my absolute favorite! Such a fun color combo!

Anita said...

Adorable!

'The Crafting Owl' said...

Just love the colours on this card - brill x

Lillian Child said...

Oh my goodness, Julie. The polka dot moon REALLY takes your delightful card creation to the next level. FABULOUS creativity!

v said...

I like the 'gray' kitty shadow! TFS

~Vanessa W

Debstamps said...

Owl kinds of fun here! Love that bright bat!

Angie Blom said...

OH my.. amazing card. loving that owl.

Lisa Lara said...

Your paper piecing is fantastic julie. Love that bat.

Michelle P said...

So creative! I am in love with Melvin!

*Alison* said...

ahh.. that bat is so fun! I just love the bright colors too :) hugs

Kim H said...

thats a cute card. Love all the little details, the colored bat and stamped kitty. great job, thanks for sharing.