Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Pretty Spooky

Wow, I'm so honored to have made the Top 3 for Dude Time Doodles' Think Pink challenge. I'm so excited I could poot! (Please see my card to understand that last statement!) I couldn't resist taking up their invitation to participate in this week's challenge, and I'm excited to be trying out for their Guest Design Team call too. Won't you join me?! The deadline is October 18.

I don't usually do this, but I combine two color challenges onto this one card. For the background color scheme I used the Brown theme at DYSU, and I incorporated the Pink necessary for the Dude Time Doodles challenge.

Apart from the color, the other part of the Dude Time Doodles challenge is to use their fantastical freebie, Eyegor. Isn't he just something else! The hanging pieces are actually Shrinky-Dinks that I printed out and shrunk in the toaster oven. The middle one has a tiny Eyegor on it!

For the layout, I went to the always-great Fetch-a-Sketch.

Inspired by the theme at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge, I tore the background pieces, and used my distressing tool on all the edges, including ones I cut with deckle scissors. I also sponged some Antique Linen distress ink onto the image piece.

Thanks for the inspiration everyone!

Update: Whoo hoo! This card won me the November Guest Designer Spot at Dude Time Doodles!


  1. OMGness! CG! Please no pooting. heehee Love love love what you've done with Eyegor! Great big bow and lovely distressing. Thanks for joining the Dudettes for their guest designer challenge this week.

    DTD Dudette & Sponsor Coordinator

  2. You're quick off the mark lady! This is awesome! I love your little shrinky dinks! Eyegor looks fab & that bow........
    Thanks for playing at Dude Time Doodles! Good Luck
    Dawn xx

  3. Geez that was fast!!! So glad you like Eyegor, you've certainly done a wonderful job with him. Love everythig about your card! Thanks for joining the fun at Dude Time Doodles!
    Tammy, DT

  4. Wonderful card! Thanks for joining our So Distressing Challenge at Stamptacular Sunday this week
    Hugs Julie P

  5. am LOVING this... thanks for joining us again at Dudetime Doodles..:)

  6. hahah cute! I love love love the way you distressed this card, and those colours are wonderful!!!!thank you for joining our challenge at Stamptacular Sunday, hugs, martina

  7. WOW - this is great! Love everything about it, including the shrinky dinks and that awesome background. So glad you joined us again this week for the guest dt challenge at Dude Time Doodles.

  8. AWESOME! Love the looks of this. Great distressing too.
    Thanks for joining us at Dude Time Doodles!

  9. This is so great, cg! Love the way you incorporated pink into everything. Love that distressed background. Thanks for playing at Dude Time Doodles again this week.
    NanaConnie DTD Dudette

  10. Brilliant card, love how you have used Eyegore, he looks simply amazing. Thank you for joining us this week for Guest DT Challenge at Dude Time Doodles.

    DTD Dudette

  11. Fanastic - love the pink!! Thank you for joining in at Fetch A Sketch – hope you can join us again for the next challenge! Fetch A Sketch Challenges

  12. Love the bow!! Shrinky-dinks, I haven't heard of those in years! Your card is fab, my fave is pink and brown. Thanks for joining us at Dude Time Doodles!

  13. Congrats on the Guest DT spot! Wahoo for you! The DTD gang is so much fun!

  14. Fun card! Love the embellies & the twine! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at Fetch A Sketch! I do hope you can join us for our newest challenge too!


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