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Scaredy Cat Cards

I'm working on a whole slew of Halloween and Fall cards as my card show is around the corner (September 26th). I've never done a card show during the Halloween and Fall season so it will be interesting to see how it plays out.

Anyway, I was in need of inspiration and Color My Heart Color Dare Challenge Blog had the perfect colors to get me going. The colors to work with were white, black and gold. Perfect!

I recently acquired my Anna Griffin Scaredy Cat dies. Currently, they're only available on HSN, but I will also note to other Griffinites looking for that Halloween spirit that she dropped her Halloween Cut and Emboss Folders on her website just this week. Anyway, on with the show. The card I'm submitting I'm super proud of--let's take a look:

I used a black and white feathered background to give a spooky appeal. Then I used an assortment of different black white and golds for the desired effect. The gold is extremely reflective so you can see my shadow of where I was taking the picture. Additionally, I wanted to accentuate the gold, so I heat embossed a Trick or Treat stamp. Here's an angled picture of the card:
Of course, never one to do something just once, I also wanted to do a version of this cat but in white. So here is that:
I used a Tim Holtz "Dearly Departed" mixed media piece along with a raven background. 

These are really high quality dies that easily emboss on a single pass, so I'm thrilled with my purchase. Anyway, check back later this week for more Halloween and Fall cards I'm working through. 


  1. This is so cool - I love the effect! Thanks for sharing with us at Colour Dare :)

  2. How clever - I love anything with cats! Thank you for playing along with us at Color My Heart Color Dare #459.

  3. So fun! I love Halloween and your cards are wonderful! Thank you for joining us at Color Dare!

  4. Fun card! I like all the embossing. Thanks for sharing with Color Dare!

  5. Very nice take on both of your fun Halloween cards. Thanks for sharing with us at Color Dare.


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