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Monday, 19 October 2009

Cupcake Craft Challenge # 62...Things that go bump in the night!


Good morning...we made it back from Clacton in one piece but boy was it cold overnight...there was no heating in the bedrooms at all and we were crowding around the gas fire in the mornings to warm our clothes before putting them on lol! The majorettes had a really successful competition...Sophie won 2nd place as Mascot for the Junior flag team...third place for Junior Pom Pom and the Junior flag team also won an award for team of the year! The lighting in the venue was appalling but we hope to get some pics taken at training tonight! Thanks to everyone for all the good luck wishes you left over the weekend...I think they definitely helped the troupe :)

We have a new challenge for you today over at Cupcake Crafts...as we are so close to Halloween we thought we'd have a spooky theme...THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT! We are also sponsored by SU! demonstrator Jeannette this week and she is offering some fab SU! goodies for one lucky winner...pop over to the challenge blog to find out all the details!

Onto my card...I've used this gorgeous FREEBIE digi kit from The Creative Cottage...it's called Spook-tacular and it contains some fab elements...which include these delicious papers, 'spooky mummy' and the fab sentiment...the kit also includes a vampire, ghost and a witch! I have played with a couple of kits from the Creative Cottage and their papers always print brilliantly with such great detail! The haunted house and little bat were cut on my Cricut Expression and the card candy is from my craft box!

I hope you'll be able to come and play with us at Cupcake this week...you don't just have to make a card you can create any spooky project you like!

Thanks for visiting me today :)

22 comments:

Lisa said...

Hi Donna, Fab card! Great papers/colours.

So pleased to hear Sophie and the majorettes did well but sorry to hear you were a little chilly. I remember staying in a caravan a few years ago and it was really cold in the night.

Lisa x

LOUISE said...

Hi Donna, fab card, perfect colours for Halloween. You must be glad to be home, in the warmth. Glad to see Sophie has done well. Hope you have a fab day. Lou x

Poppy said...

love the card,sounds like you had a good time even if a little chilly. Wll done to Sophie.
poppy

Caryn said...

Yay for Sophie but brrr - no heating in OCTOBER??? I bet you were so proud!

This is a fantastic card Donna - those papers are great, thanks for the heads up on the freebie!!

Hugs,
Caryn xxx

Chris said...

Fantastic card Donna and so much fun! Love the mummy and the papers and design are superb, thanks for the link to get them. Well done to Sophie and her troupe in the competition, sounds like they did so well and I bet she and the rest are as pleased as punch! Shame about the accommodation, sounds a bit haunted house to me :D! Looking forward to seeing the pics. Hugs, Chris xx

cats whiskers said...

Well Done Sophie, hope you have all thawed out now dear. What a truly spooktacular card this is I love it all
Hugs Jacqui x

Love to Doodle! said...

A fab creation Donna - so fun....must check it out. Congrats to Sophie....brrr - hope you've warmed up!...xx

Anonymous said...

Brilliant, Donna! Gald the weekend went well. Love LizCx

CraftyC said...

Fantastic card Donna, think I will have to blow the cobwebs off my Cricut!
Clairex

JanJ said...

This is such a fab card, really good fun!

Well done to Sophie & all the majorettes, they did really well!

Thanks so much for the lovely message left on my blog too Donna, I really appreciate it.

Jan xx

Maria Matter said...

Spooky........but fabulous! Love that little mummy! Fun polka dot paper too!

so glad it went well this weekend...way to go Sophie doodles!!!
It's so nice to be awarded/recognized for all the hard work they put into training!!! Is there an award for the parents???? lol
Have a great one!
blessings, Maria

Marley said...

Donna.. lovely card!!! I like the mummy.. Congrats with Sophie, glad to hear you had a great weekend.. xxMarley

Dragonlady said...

Hi Donna

I have these papers and images. I love what you have done with them. love the white gel pen detail.

Hugs Ali x

My Little Space said...

Spookalicious Donna, what a fab card!

Mandy
x

Sandy said...

Wow Donna ... your card is wonderful. Love all the cut out elements and the CB folder really adds texture and dimension.

Bev said...

Oh this is brilliant sweetie, the haunted house is just the perfect touch for the card. Love it! x

Emma said...

Fantastic...woo hoo to Sophie and well done girls.
Your card is soooo spooky....love the papers and details.
Hugs Emma x

Pauline said...

Sorry I missed this card Donna but it's great. Papers are lovely and so is the image and the spooky castle looks fab.
x

Justine said...

How perfect, love everything about this project.

~ Ali ~ said...

This is brilliant Donna, i love everything about it.

Tammy said...

Your Halloween card is adorable! Love the castle and the fun dp!

Tammy x

cabio's craft corner said...

wow, Donna, that is beautiful!
Hugs,
Cabio