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Day 28 of 31: A Day for Daisies

Greetings! Welcome to the 28th day of the Smeared & Smudged 31 Days of Halloween. If you are someone that comes to my blog throughout the year, and not just in October, you will know that one of my absolute favorite digi stamp companies is A Day for Daisies. Every image is just magical to me, no matter the subject matter. I had made a piece for the 31 Days that I had posted on the 8th. You can see it HERE if you missed it. I kinda wish I held that piece over until know so that I could enter it into their newest challenge, which is Anything Halloween. But since I really wanted to play along, I just created a new piece.

I used Little Striped Dress for this card. But as you can see, I altered the once-plain balloons a bit. Made them fit the theme just a wee bit more. Who wouldn't love to have 'weenie balloons, I ask you?!

I colored the image with my alcohol markers. And I kept the card real simple. Didn't want to overdo this one. My sentiment is from Tiddly Inks.

I am totally nutty over Orange Peel Stickles lately. And I am not an orange gal. Perhaps it's just the spirit of the season? I don't know, but I wanna lick the stuff.

I hope you like my clean and simple little number. Please be sure to check out the rest of the Wicked Bloggers, listed in my sidebar. Thanks for stopping by. Have a creep-tastic day!

Comments

Steph said…
So cute, I love that image and how you made her balloons so festive for the season :) I think I need to get orange stickles, they look so cool on your card.
ldfdesign said…
We won't judge if you lick it, hell, we won't even know. What happens during crafting....
Great card! Love how you did the layout and the coloring of the image. Very cute!
DonnaMundinger said…
Super cute, Alison! Love the way you've altered the balloons and her fab green hair. Have to say those Stickles sure do look yummy! xxD
DogsMom said…
Very nicely done. The ghost and pumpkin balloons are brilliant.

If you held back every piece for a future challenge you would never be able to find your workspace. Instead you spread joy into the world.
Lyneen said…
O my gosh this is a most precious card... I love how your use the Stickles... I am going to have to try that!!! Your image is so sweet, you did a great job with the colors.!!!!
xfilekc said…
What a great image with her altered balloons. Great card
Really fun image, I'm not familiar with that company so now I'm just going to have to go and check them out LOL!
maureenjscott said…
Yum!! love the orange peel stickles... but i must admit to preferring the slightly spicier Paprika Stickles!! lol Fab image, and a great CAS card! love it! mo x
Wendy said…
Awe...super cute card Alison. Love your pumpkin faced balloons. Genius! Great layout, papers and ribbon!
Ally White Cat said…
This is such a fun card love the balloons ..just love the whole card :)
hugs
susan s
Carla said…
so cute...great remake on the balloons too- I have my orange peel stickles out too..great color for this time of year!
Emily Thubbron said…
This is so cool. I love the stripes on her dress. Very good coloring. Altering those balloons was a very creative idea. Love the layout.
Matney said…
Love the simplicity, splash of colors on main image and the little glitz that surrounds it all. Wonderful card.
Sherry Eckblad said…
What can I say other than your card is totally adorable. Love how you did her dress and how you altered the balloons for Halloween.
Thanks for joining us at A Day for Daisies!

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