Friday 19 October 2018

Second halloween birthday card

As I said in my previous post, I was commissioned to make Halloween birthday cards for twins born on 31 October - now grown up. This is the 8 x 8 card I made for the granddaughter, using papers and greeting topper from The Paper Boutique Wickedly Wonderful collection. The main topper was on a hairband bought from Primark + shiny copper flowers with pearls.

I don't 'do' halloween, but I've made the effort with the commissioned cards once again this year.

As I said in the previous post, I saw some pumpkin decorations recently and thought they would be perfect to put inside the halloween cards - there were two in the pack - they were meant to be put together to make a hanging decoration, but they were ideal for what I wanted, stuck inside so that the pumpkin opened up with the card:

This is for:

Always happy birthday October
Incy wincy: happy birthday
Crafty sentiments: birthday
4 crafty chicks 425: finish the inside
Cutie pie 128: going girly
Pile it on 147: black, purple & orange
Creatalicious 149: anything goes + option: use purple
Dragonfly journeys 128: happy halloween
Double trouble 12: halloween + linked for The paper girls
The paper girls 162: halloween
City crafter 434: halloween
Paperminutes 559 halloween
Try it on Tuesday (Tuesday taggers): halloween
Crafting by designs: scare me
The sisterhood of crafters: cute spooks
Aud sentiments 214: halloween/fall
Creative Friday 216: halloween
Fabrika fantasy 25: halloween
Papercraft business 11: anything goes + option halloween or autumn
Unicorn 37: autumn or halloween
Creative inspirations October: autumn glow
That's crafty October: spookalicious
Craft rocket 53: autumn/halloween
Brown sugar 283: halloween and/or autumn
Sasayaki glitter October: halloween/harvest
Creative craft cottage 112: pretty pinks or halloween
Dream factory 61: halloween
Di's digi designs: include a pumpkin
DL.ART 236: fall colours
Cute n crafty 11: fall
Moo mania & more: autumn
If you give a crafter a cookie 105: it's the spookiest time of the year

Scrapping 4 fun 126: autumn
Kreativ-durcheinander 61: autumn
Eclectic ellapu October: fall
Dare 2 B artzy October: fall
Dragonfly dreams October: autumnal colours
Crafty calendar October: autumn
Daisy chain 24: autumn/fall
Love to craft 27: anything goes - autumn, halloween
The crafty addicts 53: anything + option: spook it up
The library challenge 18: Dracula - makes me think of anything spooky/halloween
Powers of Darkness book cover on Wacom Gallery
Lil patch of crafty friends 91: anything goes
Crafting from the heart 224: anything goes
Lemon shortbread 78: anything goes
Through the craftroom door: anything goes
Crafting by designs: anything goes
Penny's 402: anything goes
Word art Wednesday 357: anything goes
Cardz TV 69: anything  goes
Creative fingers 153: anything goes
Paperbabe 84: anything goes
Polka doodles 42: anything goes
A perfect time to craft 10: anything goes
Classic design team 10: anything goes
Crafts galore encore 56: anything goes
Morgan's ArtWorld 10: anything goes
Pearly sparkles 33: anything goes
Your scrapbook place October: anything goes
Creativ fusion 5: anything goes
The paper nest dolls October: anything goes
Crafting with an attitude 44: anything goes
LeAnn's world 101 7: anything goes
Not just cards: anything goes
The creative crafters 9: anything goes
Corrosive 10: anything goes
A bit more time  to craft 78: anything goes
Just keep on creating October anything goes link up
DL.ART October linky


  1. Just amazing.

    Thank you for joining us at TRY IT ON TUESDAY again.

    Have a wonderful weekend

  2. ... and again I say also thank you for joining us at MOO MANIA & MORE

  3. Another wowser and fits our Try It On Tuesday Challenge in a perfect way! Thank you Hazel!

  4. Great to see you at Moo Mania & More as well dear Hazel with this cool project! Thank you very much!

  5. Aaaah, I love that you used the matching half for the other card!! Thanks for sharing this one with us at Penny's too!

  6. Another super card Hazel Thank for sharing this one as well with us at TioT's.

  7. Fabulous. Love it. Nice work. Thank you for sharing with us over here at Morgan's Artworld Open Challenge and best of luck with your entry. Love to see you join in each month. Thank you.Annette DT for

  8. Hi Hazel, a fun birthday card for someone who celebrates their birthday on the spookiest day of the year. Thank you for joining us at Crafting by Designs... good luck in the prize draw... Megan

  9. Fabulous card Hazel! Thank you for sharing with us over at The Creative Crafters. We hope to see you again.
    ~ DT Sherry x

  10. I am back again. :) Fabulous card Hazel! Thank you for sharing with us over at The Paper Nest Dolls. Hope to see you again.
    ~ DT Sherry x

  11. Wow this is gorgeous,

    Thanks for playing along with us at Aud Sentiments,

    Hugz Tinz

  12. Another fab halloween card. Such a good idea using a decoration for the inside. Good luck, Angela DT

  13. Now this is a scary birthday card! The recipient to going to age another year immediately! LOL Fun card Hazel! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘Cute Spooks’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the 'Sistahs'
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  14. Great card, Hazel.
    Thank-you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge.

  15. Love this, thanks for sharing with us at CCCB!

  16. Wow... that's spooky and very nice! Love black and sparkle purple.

    Thanks for playing along with our Dream Factory Challenge and good luck!

    Hugs and please come back soon!
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  17. Fabulous make.
    Thank you for playing with us at Scrapping4fun challenges.
    Priya DT

  18. Great job, all this colors wow

    Thank You for joining us at Polkadoodles Challenge. DT Beata

  19. Lovely card,
    Thank you for your entry at Scrapping4funChallenges
    Rachelle DT

  20. Oh how fun AND 'spooookeeee'...thanks for joining our challenge at The Sisterhood!
    Diane TSH DT {Nellies Nest}

  21. Adorable birthday card! Thanks for joining the challenge at Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges and we hope to see you again soon. Donna - DT Member

  22. Thank you for joining us at challenge Lemon Shortbread
    DT Maria

  23. Love the pumpkin background paper. Putting the table decoration inside the card is a great idea.

    Thank you for joining us at Li'l Patch of Crafty Friends for our challenge.

  24. Fabulous card! You have captured the Halloween look and feel beautifully and I love the surprise pumpkin when you open it - perfect 😁. Thanks so much for joining us at Try it on Tuesday! J 😊 x

  25. What a great card love it .Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Michelle DT Owner/Admin for

  26. fantastic card .Thank you for sharing with us over here at "A Perfect Time To Craft" and best of luck with your entry.

    Michelle DT for

  27. Very original design. Thank you for entering our Brown Sugar Challenge.
    DT Alina

  28. Totally unique and interesting Halloween card! Love your mash up of ideas! :) Jess @ freshbyjess

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  29. Hazel, thanks for sharing again at Double Trouble...another Halloween birthday card, a little spooky but cute. Love the sparkly spider web, and with the black reminds me of bat wings...creative card.

  30. RGreat project thanks for joining in at Crafting by Designs

  31. i don't do halloween cards either. but this is a nice creation. love the pumpkin on the inside. thank you for sharing with us at TTCRD and good luck, Theresa xx

  32. This is certainly artistic and unique, love what you have done.Thanks so much for sharing your creation at the

    October 2018 Anything goes link-up at Just Keep On Creating.

  33. Great project. Love all the pretty elements.
    Thank you for playing with Scrapping4fun.
    Majda DT

  34. An interesting birthday card. Thanks for sharing with us at Aud Sentiments Challenge blog.
    Hugs, Sandy

  35. Super cute Halloween card; love the glitter spider web! Thanks for participating in the Dare 2B Artzy October Challenge! -Tasha ☺

  36. Love this - we watched 'Coco' this week! Thanks so much for joining us at Try It On Tuesday! Chrisx

  37. Great card, thanks for joining us at Brown Sugar this month!!
    Bettascrap DT

  38. Lovely project, thank you for joining us at Classic Design Team Open Challenge Blog
    Good Luck
    Carla DT

  39. What a nice idea! A halloween-birthday-card. thanks for showing it for paperminutes.

  40. This is a fun and festive card for the birthday recipient! Love the colors and all the fun elements you incorporated.
    Thanks for joining us over at Papercraft Business!
    Ashley Wells @ Proud PB DT Member
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  41. Beautiful. Thanks for joining the challenge at Love to Craft Challenge Blog.

  42. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at NJC, good luck!!! Amy DT

  43. Oh Wow a second great card!! I love this pop out pumpkin in the inside - Thank you for Sharing with us at Papercraft Business Challenge

  44. This is another great card - the recipient is sure to love it! Thanks, again, for playing along with us Paper Girls and our Halloween challenge.

  45. thanks for sharing at Double're birthday recipient will surely welcome such a nice card.

  46. Gorgeous card!
    Thanks for joining us at Craft Rocket Challenges.
    xxx Margreet DT

  47. Great card, well done! Thanks for joining us at Craft Rocket Challenges.

    groetjes, Ellen

  48. Fab card, I love the pop up pumpkin in the middle. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Calendar Challenge,
    Katrina x

  49. Another great card Hazel. Love the pop out pumpkin :) Thank you for participating in our papercraft challenge & we hope you will join us again in the next one :)

    XO Lisa @ Papercraft Business
    Home of the Papercraft Challenge Planner.

    Join in on the fun with our Papercraft Business Challenges!

  50. Great card, well done! Thanks for joining us at Unicorn Challenges.

    groetjes, Ellen

  51. great card again! Thanks for joining us at creative friday.

  52. Beautiful! Thank you so much for joining us at Daisy Chain Challenge, good luck with your entry hope to see you again soon :)

  53. Wonderful card!
    Thanks for playing at Pile It On!
    Helen x

  54. Great cards, really beautiful!!!! Thanks for joining us at the Dream Factory Challenge Blog!!!!


  55. A great card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes with optional use purple” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

    (DT Crafty Friends)

    (DT The Sketchy Challenges)

    PS: Sorry for the late comment, I had been away on holidays and couldn’t comment earlier …


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