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Day 6 of 31 Days of Halloween and World Card Making Day!

Today is a 3-fer with one all inclusive card. Not only is it World Card Making Day, plus day 6 of the Smeared & Smudged 31 Days of Halloween, but it is also Mad Hatter Day. The Bombshell Gals decided it would be fun to celebrate World Card Making Day. This year, WCMD coincides with Mad Hatter Day so we thought it would be fun to make projects that contain at least 1 hat. And of course, I needed to make it Halloweenie! I decided to go with the Calaveras Fiesta set.


The Calaveras Fiesta set comes with 4 different hats. And I couldn't decide which of those hats to use...so I decided to use them all! Plus I added the pirate's hat from Pirate's Life.


I constructed this card, by starting off with cutting out the wheel and attaching it to the card base with a brad. I made sure to keep the wheel sticking out past the card, so that it's easy to spin.



When I figured out where I wanted my skeleton to be, I punched out a hole where the hats should be on the green paper. I attached the green paper with foam, so that it's raised above the wheel.


I colored all of my images with watercolor markers and Copics. And I kept the rest of the card pretty simple. But I did add one of the plain banners from the Banner Sayings set. The letters were stamped from an Inkadinkado set I had.


This was a lot of fun to create! And I was surprised at how easy it was to construct. Wouldn't this make a great invite for a Halloween party? I hope you enjoy World Card Making Day, Mad Hatter Day and of course Day 6 of 31 Days! Please be sure to visit the Bombshell Blog to see what the rest of the Design Team made. And of course, the entire Wicked Blogger hop list is listed on my sidebar. Thanks for stopping by. Have a creep-tatsic day!

***I had gotten a few questions about my tile from yesterday. The image was printed on to tissue paper. You need to tape the tissue paper to regular paper, so that your printer won't jam. Print on the matte side. I sealed the tile with 3 coats of Matte Mod Podge and 3 coats of Krylon Matte Acrylic Sealer. Yes, it is a totally useable coaster. It takes the condensation from glasses with no problem. Let me know if you have any other questions. I'm so happy you liked my tile!

Comments

Kristina said…
Alison,
This is just to great! How very clever of you to use all those hats and make a circle spinner thingy! I really do love this card! You have done a brilliant job! Great skully stamp and all the hat stamps are great too!
Peace,
Kristy
Torrey said…
TOtally cool, Alison! I love interactive cards! Hats off to you! <3
DonnaMundinger said…
PMG!!! What a fabulous idea! I adore this Alison! xxD
Wendy said…
tooo much fun...love it!
~Lady B~ said…
Ok...that is just too clever! Brilliant idea, my twisted sistah! I love the papers and your coloring is superb! I need to learn how to make one of those cards.
Sharon Sahl said…
Thanks for the info. Your spinner card is just too wonderful and the perfect solution to not wanting to make a decision! I love all the hats skellie hatter wears!
ScrappinCSI said…
Fabulous interaction. I LOVE this idea and may have to try it myself. Thank you for posting.
How cute it that! Genius, my dear!
Julia said…
Great job, really awesome creation. This is fun!
Hugs,
Julia
Jane said…
Love them
Hugs xxx
monique said…
this is such a brilliant idea, super funny, awesome job
silvia said…
Very cool card!! LOVE the spinner with the different hats1
Regina said…
Love this card...and the fact that he can change his hats. How unique and AWESOME!!

Thank you so much for the tips on your tile. You are a doll!!!

Happy Hauntings,
Regi
Dieverdog said…
Oh, you are SO, SO, SO creative! What a superb idea to give him different hats to wear! The whole card is executed so nicely! Great attention to detail! Bravo!!!!
Dieverdog said…
Oh, you are SO, SO, SO creative! What a superb idea to give him different hats to wear! The whole card is executed so nicely! Great attention to detail! Bravo!!!!
Your spinner card is awesome! I love how his little hat keeps changing! The kids will LOVE this card! Hugs!
Steph said…
OH my gosh, how fun! I love it! Happy Card Making Day :)
Really fun! and I would love to party with that guy!
Kelli said…
That's just totally freakin awesome!!!
ike said…
WoW - that is soooooo clever !! Amazing :-) xxxx
Celeste said…
I love it! What a great idea! I really like the skellie and the hats are great!
Alyssa S said…
OMG! This is so freakin' cool! Great card, little lady!
Alex said…
FABULOUS! Everything about it and the way you gut and put together the skeli is making me smile!
This is too cool! Love all those hats, your skelli looks like he's having a ball! xxx

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