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Friday, October 21, 2016

Gimme All Your Candy! - TGIFC78


Happy Friday everyone! Can you believe we are already into the second half of October already??  I have been busy making a lot of Halloween treats for my nieces and nephew.  Two of my sisters asked if I would make tag toppers for the 2x8" cellophane bags from Stampin' Up! - 70 to be exact!

Here I am crankin' out all these candy treats and wouldn't you know, this week's theme at TGIF Challenges is a sweet candy theme!

I don't know about you, but I have mixed thoughts on candy corn.  I'm not even sure if I really like it or not... I prefer Kit Kat and Milky Way bars, but I see candy corn just hanging out in a bowl, I just snack at it.  But I'm not even sure if I really like it or if I just eat it because it's there... it's a love/hate relationship.

Ugh... I never should've bought any. 

But I needed to buy some to snack on while I used this cute candy corn stamp from Jar of Haunts.


To get the look of the piled up candy corn, I took the candy corn stamp from the Jar of Haunts stamp set and stamped in on computer paper.  I then cut it out as best as I could around each piece of candy corn to make a mask.  I recommend using computer paper because it is thinner and the images will blend better without too much spacing in between.  


For the falling pieces of candy corn, I inked a few of the pieces using Memento Black Ink and then cleaned off the excess.  This allowed me to cluster one, two or several pieces.  I colored the pieces in using Pumpkin Pie and Daffodil Delight Stampin' Write Markers.  I added some of the Basic Black/Basic Gray twine from the Halloween Night Baker's Twine.  I finished the card with a sentiment from the Spooky Fun stamp set.


I hope you like my "sweet" candy creation!  I'm also adding this card to the following two challenges:



I REALLY hope you play along with us this week at TGIF!  Check out our main page here to see what the rest of the design team made!

Have a great weekend!

-Holly





6 comments:

  1. Wow, Holly, a lot of work went into this card design, but it certainly paid off. I love the fun feel for this spooky occasion :-)
    Thanks so much for playing at Global Design Project with us this week.

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  2. Holly, your "sweet" card is just adorable! Your masking for create all of the candy corn at the bottom was perfect! I love the addition of the twine around the jar too! Truly an amazing job! Thanks so much for joining us at Paper Craft Crew this week! Blessings, Tina

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  3. Holly this is so cute! I really love how you added the twine!! Thank you for playing along with the Paper Craft Crew this week.

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  4. Holly....what a very COOL card!! Thanks for playing along with us at the Paper Craft Crew!!

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  5. OMGosh! This is SO cute! I love all the scattered candy corn! Thanks for playing along with us at the Paper Craft Crew! Christyne - DT.

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  6. Oh that's adorable Holly. Great card. Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Paper Craft Crew. Carolyn xx

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