Thursday, October 1, 2009

Get Funky Challenge....October

Morning folks....and who can believe it's the first day of October already....and where did September go....fabulous entries for Ruth's TWO LITTLE BOYS CHALLENGE last month .....Ruth has already announced her winner ....so pop over to GET FUNKY to see who has won the £20 voucher from FUNKY HAND.
We are definitely getting the old Autumn weather now.....leaves dropping from the trees....a definite chill in the air and the bit I don't like..... the darker mornings and evenings aren't that far away and at the end of this month it's......
HALLOWEEN

Which brings me nicely to the challenge this month over at GET FUNKY.....hosted by our lovely and mega talented teamie....ALLISON.
I'll be honest...I struggled a little bit with this one.....have never really made Halloween cards and didn't think I had anything remotely Halloweeny in my stash....but that's why it's called a challenge folks....so got the old thinking cap on and after a few false starts finally came up with this one......which I rather like.....using one of my favourite FUNKY HAND downloads......SALT AND PEPPER....I love that plaid paper.




Paper..Element & Alphas.....Funky Hand....Salt & Pepper Download
Bazzill Cardstock
Image: October Afternoon
Sizzlits: Flowers Branches & Leaves Set
Button..thread and gems from stash
Woodware Scalloped Circle Punch
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pads.....Mustard Seed..Spiced Marmalade..Brushed Corduroy

And that "oh so not scary" spider was made with a button....... cut the stems I had left over from the Sizzlits branches for the spider legs  (yes I did remember spiders have 8 legs) glued them to a small circle and then popped a black button on top with gold gems for eyes.
Why don't pop over to GET FUNKY and feast your eyes on all the gorgeous creations from the other lovelies on the team......they have well and truly rocked this challenge.....as always.
You have one whole month to get creative with the Halloween theme.....and it doesn't have to be a card....it could be a gift bag..a little trick and treat box..altered art..a scrapbook page....whatever takes your fancy.....so it's time to get FUNKY AND SPOOOOOKY with the girls from the GET FUNKY GANG.....can't wait to see what you come up with and will be popping over to pay you all a little visit....in the meantime...
Have lots of fun crafting
Hugs Kath xxxxxxx

26 comments:

Allison said...

lovely and spooky and not Scary Mr Spider card
AllisonX

NGCARDS said...

This is great hun, youve done the halloween look well! lol Im glad october is here, my birthday soon and I love the weather ... plus its closer to christmas! lol Great card! Happy Crafting! xxx

Lythan said...

I can't beleive you struggled - it looks effortless! Love the little berries

Tara said...

Fabulous card Kath, so striking and that paper is wonderful!
Hugs Tara xx

Romulus said...

Such an awesome card and a fabolous blog!! Wish I could make so nice cards... well, I guess I got to keep on training =D

Anesha said...

Super card, love the spider. Anesha :-)

Crafty Cat said...

Love it! Like all your cards not over the top but very effective xxx Carol

Dolly said...

Lovely spoooky card, love the cute little spider. :)x

Tip Top said...

Hehehehe! Fab spider - he can come and live in my bathroom any day!

Christine (Craftling) said...

Brilliant job, as always! I am a confirmed arachnaphobe, but even I couldn't help but 'awww!' at this little one!

Hugs,
Chris xx

Kat said...

Love this card Kath. I may be getting used to how you go about things cos I had a bit of an idea how you had made the spider! Just been looking at your designs in Simply Cards and Papercraft - they are all pretty fantastic. You are very talented Kath.

Kat xx

Marley said...

Great card..! Really like the Owl..! Great job.. xMarley

Dragonlady said...

Hi Kath

Super card and I love the owl and spider.

Ali x

Floortje said...

LOOOVE this card! So many wonderful details!
Hugs, Floortje

Tatanky said...

Another super cute spider. I like the not so traditional color combo. Very nice card.

Lynda said...

Spooky and cute - love it!

Lynda xxx

Terrie B x said...

Hi Kath This is `spooktacular` Fabulous colours TFS
Have a lovely Evening my `friend`:)x

Clare (Littlebear) said...

This is just so cute Kath.
Clare x

Jo said...

This is a fab card Kath, I love it! Jo x

Kim Piggott said...

Oh Kath this is brilliant!
Love your colour combo and that detail is perfect!
hugs
kim x

Debs said...

Hiya KAth
Another fab card - love it!!
Take care
Debs xx

kris said...

This is one spooky cute paper craft. The colors are great.

Enfys said...

Love your card for this month Kath, and your spider is inspired!
hugs
En xx

Mark said...

Love it! Perfect for Halloween. I found this Tim Holtz storage and tools at Christina’s Crafts. Check this one out!

Bella and Aidee Mom said...

Kath,
All I can say is WOWZER! great colors....Krista

Desire Fourie said...

Just stunning Katch. Love the yellow and black colours and all the 3D effects on this. Oooh, I just love your crafting style.
Hugs
Desire

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