Sunday, October 31, 2010

Happy Halloween??

Hmm, I guess it's a sign that I made a Christmas card today instead of a Halloween card!  My family has been anxiously awaiting Halloween so we can start decorating for Christmas!  LOL... let the festivities begin!  We already have our eggnog in the fridge, and all we need is a clean house. {Snort!  Like that's going to happen!}

Today at Paper Sundaes, our challenge is 'For a boy or man'.  I decided to make a man's Christmas card.  Our sponsor this week is Simon Says Stamp, and they are providing our winner this week with a $15 gift certificate!  Yum!

I've used Edwin with Package and Merry Christmas text, both from the Magnolia's Merry Little Christmas 2010, on pre-order right now at Simon Says Stamp!

I think you'll be seeing a lot of these Christmas papers from me this year... the second I saw them, I fell in love!  They are Echo Park's Merry Christmas line.

Copics: Hair- E30, 33, 35, 37; skin- E000, 00, 02, chalk (blush); pants- E34, 35, 37; top- E40, 41, present & socks- YG03, 17, 67

Tickled Pink Stamps Monthly Challenge: sketch
A Spoon Full of Sugar: Die Cuts or Punches (I used both)
Simon Says Stamp:  Punch Em
One Stitch at a Time:  Modern Christmas
4 Crafty Chicks:  Punches or Dies
ABC Challenge:  G is for Glitter (his sparkly gift ribbon)
Speedy the Cat's Challenge:  A Holiday Card

Thanks for stopping by!

Happy Halloween!



alicaz said...

wonderful card! Great coloring and lovely papers!
I know what you mean by too much excitement - we already had 2 Halloween parties ;)

Pattie said...

Super cute image and I love all the papers you used here!

Fiona said...

fab card Christine...Edwin looks cool with his kids are a bit older so the excitement of halloween has gone a bit but I love when the neighbours kids come trick or treating as I lots of goodies for them.


Crystal said...

Great card & you're right those papers are FANTASTIC! Love the layout too! Have a Happy Halloween :)

Pen to Paper said...

Very cute! I also can't wait for Christmas!!!



Chris said...

He's a cutie and your card is perfect!


Christina C. said...

Great the super cute image!!!

Candy said...

Great card! LOVE your papers!!
Edwin is coloured wonderfully.
Hugs, Candy

Brenda Brown said...

Great card Christine, love the colours, so apt for the theme.
Thanks for joining in with the OSAAT Christmas challenge.
Hope you've had a good Halloween Sunday.
Luv Brenda xxx

Rene said...

Super cute! Love those papers!

Cami said...

Oh what a great "boy" card with this handsome Edwin! Your coloring is beautiful and the DPs are just perfect! Hugs, Cami

Vicki Dutcher said...

What a cute boy! Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

Lynn McAuley said...

What sensational papers and layout for Edwin and his package!! A great Christmas card, Christine!

A fabulous addition to the Friends of Speedy the Cat's holiday card challenge!! Thank you for playing along and sharing your wonderful work with us!

Pat said...

Oh Christine...what a cutie!!! This is a perfect "guy" card!! Beautiful colors. Love your DPs! Your coloring is lovely too!! I'm already deep into a Christmas card mentality too...but we may hold off a bit on decorating! LOL! Darling card!!!! Pat Frank

redwasher1 said...

Adorable image and lovely card.
Thanks for playing along with us at Speedy's Friends.

Leslie Avila said...

What a wonderful Edwin card. I love that it's not too masculine and not too girly. It's just perfect. Thanks for sharing.
Blessings to you,
Leslie Avila

Marlene said...

Adorable card!

Yup - Halloween sure did come and go quickly this year!

Shelley said...

i love your Edwin card. So cute.

cathylynn said...

Very Nice! I love Edwin and your DP are so nice. Great job!!

Gloria Stengel said...

So cute. I love that paper! Yum!

Only By His Grace said...

Super card Christine.
Love the DP's you have used and your coloring is very nice.
Hugs Maz

Tamie said...

Love your christmas card! The colors are so perfect with your image!! Love it! Thanks for sharing your inspiration with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.

Joanne (jojot) said...

I just ordered my very first Magnolia stamps today.....I will keep your creation in mind when I am using my new images....thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends this week

Dawn said...

Perfect BP for this great image. Really well put together card, thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous card, love sweet Edwin.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.

Lori said...

Very cute Christmas card! Thanks for playing with us at 4 Crafty Chicks this week!

Debbie Pamment said...

Fabulous job! Thanx for joining us at TPSM this month

Leanne said...

Hey thanks for playing with us this week, nice card!

Leanne DT - 4 Crafty Chicks

cabio's craft corner said...

Cute Edwin and fun Christmas card :o)

~ Ali ~ said...

Cute card, thanks for playing along with the ABC challenge this time.

Hugs Ali

Angela said...

Oh tis is so adorable!! Thanks for joining us at TPS Monthly Challenge.

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