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Color Throwdown Entry #613: Bat and Pumpkin Card


At DannysCards.com, we're in the midst of Halloween extravaganza. Over on The Color Throwdown blog, the challenge was focused around the perfect set of fall colors. Here were the colors for their newest challenge:

Immediately, I knew I was going to pull out my brand new bat and pumpkin dies. The results were a bit mixed, but the bat card came out better than expected. Here were the results:


By embossing the background and using 3D dot adhesives, the card ended up with more dimension than I expected. Here's the card from a different angle:


The Halloween Bats Metal Dies are available from Michaels.com.

My original plan for this challenge was this pumpkin concoction. The results were solid, but it lacked the depth of the bat card. I would describe it as ho-hum. I'm going to have find a different way to utilize these pumpkins.


I tried to off-set the pumpkins to give it another layer. Here you can see the 3D dot adhesives working overtime:


These pumpkin dies are also available from Michaels.com.

And that was pretty much it for this weekend. Check back later this week for my scathing review of Cricut's new foil system and a whole new card design type. 

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For more Halloween inspiration, check out my other Halloween cards:

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  1. What a great bat design! Such fun textures in the cards! Thanks for playing along with us at the Color Throwdown this week!

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