Christmas and Halloween In The Pink

by Joanne James18. October 2023 19:38

I was feeling a little under the weather today, so I retreated to my craft room to play along with a couple of challenges that enabled me to use up some of my retired bits and pieces!

First up a pink Christmas card to play along with the ladies over at Jingle Belles that uses the current Try Stampin' On Tuesday layout:

 

The retired Whimsy and Wonder designer paper was perfect for a pink Christmas card and a couple of stitched snowflakes and sentiment from the 'Merry Snowflakes' stamp set, which I heat embossed in silver - you can see that a bit better on the photo below:

 

My second card is a 'dies only' card for the current challenge over at Addicted to CAS that uses three of the four colours on the Color Dare board (all except Glacier) that is also for the 'Anything Spooky' theme over at AA Cards:

 

I made my ghost using the retired Boo To You and Fall Fun Framelits; it's for my daughter, hence the pink card base and I added the 'Boo!' with foam for a little added depth:

 

I added googly eyes and a flower for a feminine touch, although I think this makes my ghost rather more sweet than spooky!

A couple of cards that used up some of my retired stash, so no supplies list today. It is really dark and stormy here today too with the arrival of Storm Babet, so it made photographs a little trickier too - hopefully still a few creative ideas for you though! 

Enjoy your day and I'll be back on Friday with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!

Card 1:    

 

Card 2:       

Comments (15) -

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
10/18/2023 9:06:20 PM #

CUTE! Both of them make me smile!

Karen Rogers
Karen RogersNew Zealand
10/18/2023 9:13:44 PM #

Gosh what gorgeous cards, loving the pink vibe for both. Thanks for playing along with us at AAA cards and hope to see you in another challenge soon.

KarenR

Lauren Bergold
Lauren BergoldUnited States
10/18/2023 11:47:19 PM #

Such a lovely, elegant PINK CHRISTMAS card, we're so happy you could join our Jingle Belles fun for a great cause!

SmilynStef
SmilynStefUnited States
10/19/2023 1:49:59 AM #

Love the silver and pink color combination ... so glad you went Pink for a Cure with us at Jingle Belles.

Maaike
MaaikeNetherlands
10/19/2023 6:35:32 AM #

That is a cute ans sweet little ghost. great card. not scared though Wink Thank you for playing at the AAA Card challenges

vicki dutcher
vicki dutcherUnited States
10/19/2023 2:02:11 PM #

How cute is your ghost card!  He made me smile.  Thanks for joining in at ATCAS

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
10/20/2023 8:39:20 AM #

Great layout. The pink and silver is an unusual, yet striking, Christmas combo. Very pretty indeed.

Debi
DebiUnited States
10/20/2023 4:55:42 PM #

While the snowflake card is quite lovely, the little ghost card has my heart! Oh, my goodness. The googly eyes & little flower did me in! SO CUTE! Thanks for sharing at Color Dare.

Suzanne Reynolds
Suzanne ReynoldsUnited States
10/21/2023 1:59:05 PM #

Clean and simple, and so adorable. Love the googly eyes and bow... cute and love the use of non traditional Halloween colors.   Thanks for sharing with us at Color Dare.  

Vicky
VickyUnited Kingdom
10/21/2023 5:16:46 PM #

I love the delicate sugar-frosting look of the pink and silver snow card. And how cute is that adorable ghostie?! Thanks for joining in with our Dies Only challenge at Addicted to CAS! Vicky x

Vicky
VickyUnited Kingdom
10/21/2023 5:24:29 PM #

Meant to say - hope you are feeling much better by now. Sending hugs, Vicky x

BECCA YAHRLING
BECCA YAHRLINGUnited States
10/22/2023 2:18:02 PM #

Your pink snowflake card is just stunning! I love pink for Christmas (too bad I have so many men in my family! lol).  And the ghost card is truly darling. I love the CAS design, which I find quite hard to do. Thank you for sharing your talents at Color Dare!

Francesca
FrancescaItaly
10/25/2023 8:37:39 PM #

So pretty! Love the pink background! Thank you for playing at AAA Cards!

Vandra Stenton
Vandra StentonAustralia
10/30/2023 11:58:55 AM #

Such a pretty colour choice for Christmas cards. The silver is lovely too. Thanks for sharing with us at Colour Dare Challenge, I hope you can join us again soon.

Karen Rogers
Karen RogersNew Zealand
11/5/2023 9:23:09 PM #

Congrats for your card been chosen in "the Top Three at AAA Cards"

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