Monday, August 8, 2016

I Love Polka Dots

The Double D's Challenge this week is to use polka dots so I created a card for Halloween and used die cuts and polka dot pattern paper. This is the card I will enter in their challenge. I am also entering this in the Scrapy Land Blog Challenge-Anything Goes.




My first step was to sponge a background on white card stock by including a moon in the sky with a masking technique. Then over the top of that background I added my die cut images.


I die cut the cat, leaves and the saying out with various colors of card stock, but the Jack-O'Lantern was die cut on white and then I colored it with Bic Mark-It pens. I replaced the negative pieces in the cat and the pumpkin. And the sentiment and the tie were made to look like polka dots by using a white paint pen and adding them. I also used the paint pen to add a bit to the eyes and to the nose on the cat. The pattern paper I chose had a polka dot design and was part of the Zoology Collection by Bo Bunny.


The Cheery Lynn Dies used are:
Jack-O'Lanterns B594
Whimsical Cat B850
Flourish Leaf Strip B178

So fun working with these dies. I enjoyed my afternoon and know I will be using these dies many times again.

Thanks for dropping in and for all the wonderful comments you leave.

God bless,
Verna

11 comments:

kittykat3308 said...

Your card is adorable

Kathleen

Diane said...

Super cute Halloween card and what fun dies they are! Thank you for joining us at Double D for our challenge!
Diane DD DT

Donna Phelan said...

Oh that is PURRfect! Love the polka dots and that cat and pumpkin! It's sweet not scary :)

Shona Erlenborn said...

How clever! Love your Catoween card!! So sweet with all the little die additions. Love the polka dot paper too.

Darlene said...

OMG what a cute Halloween card~! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Polka Dots’ challenge! We hope you’ll come back often.

Darlene
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KT Fit Kitty said...

This is soooo cute, Verna! I love the kitty! You made such a beautiful background for him! Love how his bow tie matches the die-cut words!

Judy Woodland said...

This is so stinkin' cute, Verna. Just the cutest, well done. Great take on the challenge, love the polka dot words!

Donna Ellis said...

such a HAPPY Halloweenie card, Verna, and BEAUTIFUL use of polkadots in the most unexpected ways! Very dramatic with the bright colors against the black! hugs, de

Kathy Krug said...

What a fun card, Verna Love the polka dot sentiment and bow tie. Thanks for joining us at Double D Challenge Blog. We hope to see more of your creations.
Kathy
DD DT

Asha said...

I think I might have to get tht Whimsical Cat die! Another adorable card, Verna. The polka dot greeting certainly adds to the fun factor.
x Asha

Amelia Breytenbach said...

This is such a fun creation! Love the cat and the polka dot sentiment. Thanks for playing along with us at Double "D" Challenge.
Amelia (DT Double "D" Challenges)

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