Card Concept #20: Color Challenge


Welcome to Card Concept Challenge #20.  There have been so many fabulous cards made during the past 19 challenges,  but I am certain when you see this week's challenge theme and photo,  we are going to see a record number of "spooky" cards popping up in our gallery.
Yay!!! This week we have a color challenge, just in time for you to get busy with all of your Halloween stamps and dies, and admit it...you have a lot of them!  Right?  By now, you all are familiar with the the Card Concept challenge rules.  All you have to do is create a card using the weekly theme and based on one of the following card-making styles:

                                                       Clean and Simple (CAS)
                                                       Clean and Layered
                                                       Clean and Graphic
                                                       Freestyle Collage
                                                       Shabby Chic
                                                       Classy and Elegant

This week I used dies from Top Dog Dies.  They just released some new Shape/Border dies and one of them was just perfect for my card representing the Freestyle Collage style.
The embossed panel with the spider web is Top Dog Dies Signature Delilah.  I folded it before I cut it and made an twine wrap around closure.  That cute cat (Halloween Trio) and the mini banners are also from Top Dog Dies (Banners # 1 Die Set).

The inside of my card uses Top Dog Dies Vintage A2 Mat die and the bat is also from Top Dog Dies Halloween Trio Die Set.  I had a lot of fun piecing together sentiment stamps from a variety of stamp sets and also had to add a few spiders to my web.

There's a lot more examples of the five different card style over on the Card Concept Blog...you have two weeks to play along.   The contest closes on Monday October 13th at noon PST.  I hope to see your card in our gallery very soon!

16 comments:

Joyce said...

This card is fabulous inside and out. Love how you did that front panel, and that cat looks great crouched there in the corner. A very realistic pose for a kitty.

Deepti said...

Superb!! Love the way u added the cat to the design :)

Marybeth said...

I know you had fun making this one Cathy. Love the front and the way you used the twine to close it, just as much fun when you open it up!

Just fantastic, Cathy! Every little inch is filled with cool details.

Lisa said...

How FUN is this Cathy, love the embossed web!!

Wow...what a card and I love that it is just as much fun on the inside as the outside...you are amazing and this is so spooky too.

Lindsey said...

This is fabulous! Amazing use of those dies.

Alanna said...

What a fun card. You showcased the die perfectly.

Mary Marsh said...

you put together a creative collage card Cathy - I like the use of dies and sentiments

Love your spider webs against this bold plaid and that cute kitty cat!

Sharron said...

Awesome design, Cathy! Love all the wonderful details you have added. Those spiders with the eyes and the adorable cat peeking up from the bottom are such great elements. A really fabulous card!!

Renee said...

How fabulous...
love spider web and cat...
and the paper is one of my favorite Halloween papers ever...
it's why I hoard it! :)

Cathy this is such a fantastic card! I love every single detail of it, the shapes, the patterns, the closure, the CAT! Love this Cathy inside and out!

Wow, wow,wow!! Simply Gorgeous! I love all of your details. Fantastic!! - xoxo Yoonsun Hur

Jeanne J said...

Amazing! Every little detail!! I love this!

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