Tuesday, October 4, 2016

October Calendar

Good Morning To You and Happy Fall Y'All!

I had some vacation time that I had to use up and so I'm taking this week to be as crafty as possible. My absolute favorite time of year is once again upon us and so I'm chomping at the bit to make Christmas cards and projects but first, a little something for the here and now.

I've been wanting to make one of these flip calendar cards for a long time, ever since a lady that I've been following, (since the beginning times of my blog), made one.  It was such a blast to make and I really hope you like it.

The stamp So Spooky Tilda is from the 2009 Magnolia So Spooky collection, colored with Copic Markers

I died the ribbons on the tags with Distress Ink.  BTW, this style of card is called a Side Step Card.

I have used many DooHickeys dies: Summer Gate, Tilda Tag, Paris Night (cat), Cloud from club #4, Pumpkin & Leaves from club #6, Moon from club #9.  I have also used Spellbinders & QuicKutz.

Tags.  Love the sayings!

Don't you just love the papers?  I've used two different sets from MicheleRDesigns, Fright Night and Halloween.

Copic Markers:  Face: E000, E00, E11, E13, R01, R20  Hair: YR20, YR24, YR27, E39, E59  Dress & Shoes: V01, V09, V12, V15, V17, C1, C3, C5, C7, C9  Broom: Y21, Y26, Y28, E31, E35, E57, E79
Distress Inks: Black Soot, Dusty Concord, Forest Moss, Rusty Hinge, Vintage Photo

Thank You All for stopping by.  Leave me a comment and let me know what you think.  I'll be back with something new just as soon as I can.  Until then, have a great day and better tomorrows.

♥ Laura C.

Challenges I am entering, just click on the blog name:

All About Magnolia  All About Autumn
Dies R Us  Leaves On The Trees
LHSOM  Anything Goes
Magnolia-Licious  Fall Colors
Marvelous Magnolia  Favorite Stamp
My Favorite Things  Color Challenge
Noor Design  CAS or Fully Loaded
Paradise Of Magnolia  Autumn
Paradise Of Stamps  Autumn or Halloween
Simon Says Stamp Monday  Halloween
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday  Anything Goes
Share JOY  Sketch & Tic Tac Toe ( I did Tic Tac Toe, Tag-Twine-Stripes)
Simply Magnolia  Shabby Chic
The Ribbon Girl  October Card Challenge


Darlene said...

What a fabulous scene you've created Laura! Love your design! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘The Leaves on the Trees’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit.

Kathy Krug said...
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Kathy Krug said...

I love this card. I have never seen a side step card open like this. I love how you colored the focal image and decorated the side step. Thanks for sharing you design with us at Dies R Us. We hope to see more of your creations.

Sandra said...

What a fabulous project, love the count down calender to Halloween. The frame is amazing, and so are your coloring skills. Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

Pam said...

This is soooo adorable! My daughter is a Teacher and I would love to make these for her desk for the different months. Could you please share the dimensions for this or do you have a tutorial? Thank you.

Suzi said...

Oh my gosh!!! how utterly adorable!! I love your creation to bits Laura. Fantastic design, colouring and design. Thank you so much for coming over to play with us at Magnolia-licious Challenge. We hope to see you again. Good luck.
Hugs Suzi

Mandy said...

Gorgeous calendar card Laura! There are so many wonderful details to look at & you have coloured sweet Tilda beautifully :)
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
Mandy xx

Rene said...

This is AWESOME!!!! I love every little thing about it. Just perfection! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at LHOSM! Good luck,

Bianca van Tilburg. said...

This is amazing.
So many nice details.
Thank you for joining us at Paradise of Magnolia Challenge Blog.
Hugs Bianca.

Jay said...

Oh my goodness Laura, this is AMAZING!!!! Love the whole thing, its a feast for the eyes! Absolutely stunning colouring and wow what an amazing design, love the calendar and the little cloud and moon suspended on the wire, so much to take in! FANTASTIC!!!
Thank you for sharing it with us at LHOSM!
Crafty Cuddles Jay xx

Donna said...

Absolutely stunning flip calendar card.
Thanks for joining us at LHOSM and good luck in the draw.
Hugs, Donna xx

Candy said...

Hi Laura,
Oh my goodness LOVE your calendar with Witchy Tilda!! You have used great dies and I love the sayings on your tags and on the inside of the card with the black cat !!!
Thank you so much for joining us at Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog,

Anna said...

I love your calender! Thank you for joining us at Paradise of Magnolia.
Good luck!
Hugs Anna

Kathy said...

Absolutely a beautiful calendar

Geertje said...

This is a very beautiful calender card!!
Thank you for sharing it with us at paradise of magnolia!
Greetz Geertje DT

Eulanda said...

I LOVE IT!! I've always wanted to make one too but I don't have the coils and stuff to make them. Freakin' adorable tho!! Love that image and all your extra's. Thanks so much for joining us at Noor! Design UK's challenge "CAS or Fussy and Fancy". Hope to see you join again! Hugs!

Nicola said...

Stunning calendar Laura, the detail is incredible, Tilda is perfect and the design is out of this world!
Thanks for sharing with us at Simply Magnolia and good luck!
Hugs Nicola xxx

Malin Wiberg said...

Gorgeous calendar card! Wonderful details. Thank you so much for playing with us at Marvelous Magnolia. hugs Malin

Liz's creative corner said...

This is fabulous, so love the design and your colouring of the image, hugs Liz xx

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