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Okanagan, BC, Canada
Welcome to my crafting blog. After retirement, my husband and I moved to a beautiful location in the Okanagan area of British Columbia. I love all paper crafts including mixed media, journaling and cards. I also dabble in papermaking, photography, fibre art, and altered books. I am an active member of several card and mixed media groups and on the design team of several challenge blog. I love the world of blogging, it has opened many doors for me. My favourite quote is by Maya Angelou. “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” I hope you join me in my search for my creative side. Thanks for stopping by!


Friday, October 11, 2013

Anything Goes with a Twist - Halloween

Here is my first card for this week for the challenge at Fitztown Challenge Blog. I have chosen to make a Halloween card with the Blackthorne image of Last Enchanter Collection for the anything goes with a twist challenge.  Although Blackthorne is not a tradition Halloween image I thought he fit well into this card's theme.

Inside of the card

Outside of the card
Partially Open
This was a fun card to make with  a combination of digital image, die cuts, rubber stamps, string, brads, Washi tape and Halloween patterned paper.   The sentiment rubber stamp was by Class Act and the Halloween stamps are by Craftsmart.
Come and join us at Fitztown for the challenge this week. Thank you for stopping by to take a look at my creations and have a creative day. 
I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Brown Sugar –  Anything Goes
Digi Haven - Halloween
Polkadoodles - Halloween
PunkyouGirl - Halloween
Simply Create Too - Halloween
My Sheri Crafts - Nighttime
Sister Act Card Challenge -  Anything Goes
Sarah Hurley Challenges - Halloween
Sisterhood of Crafters - Anything Goes


  1. This is such a fabulous card - love all the papers and great image! Love the shape! Thanks for joining us at Polka Doodles this week.

  2. Wow, great card! I love the papers and the spider!
    Thanks so much for sharing with us at Simply Create Too!

    Simply Create Too Design Team Member

  3. Hi, Judy: What a cute Halloween invitation--love your 'creative quote' too! thanks for joining in our challenge.

    Simply Create Too Design Team Member

  4. Wow Judy, stunning card. Love it. So many great parts. Love the image and colouring!! Meg

  5. Great card, love the halloween colours, thanks for sharing it with us in the brown sugar challenge, karen

  6. What a fabulous project! This is most certainly not just a card! Love every little detail. Thanks for linking it up with us at the SIster Act Challenge Blog!
    Cathy xx

  7. Wonderful card .Thank you for joining us at Sarah Hurley's with our Halloween challenge, Taniaxx (DT)

  8. OH WOW! Fantastic Halloween creation Judy! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters

  9. Such a 'daring' Halloween party invitation -- LOVE your creative tombstone shape and the fun twine wrap totally! Thanks so much for sharing with us @ My Sheri Crafts!!!

  10. Oh what an awesome card! Love love the way it opens up! Great Halloween card with so much details

    Thanks for sharing with My Sheri Crafts

  11. This is so cool, very clever! Thank you so much for joining us at the Sarah Hurley challenge Blog!!