Thursday, October 23, 2014

No BRAINS about it....I WANT Candy!

Welcome to Sherrie Scraps with Passion! 
Good afternoon my crafty friends!
I hope you are having a fabulous day :)
I have a fun Halloween card and treat to share today with you. I wanted to play in some of the challenges going on so I thought I would combine a few and join in :)
Hope you are inspired: 
I cut the base for my card and followed with a black base layer which I distressed the edges with the Zutter DIA. The orange layer was embossed with the chevron embossing folder and adhered in place. I cut a smaller piece of pattern paper that was in my scraps, distressed the edges and put in place.
The skeleton is from PK-1422  Poseable Skeleton stamp set. After stamping, I fussy cut around it, colored in and then used Wink of Stella for a little shimmer effect and glossy accents for the eyes. I used foam adhesives for some dimension.
Isn't the skeleton a little freaky/scary lookin'?
Did it spook you, hehe!
The label and sentiment is from PK-1423 Halloween Sentiments and Labels stamp set. The spiders are from My Craft Spot's Halloween Shapes metal dies set which are hanging from Halloween Orange Licorice Trendy Twine....the googly eyes from my stash. Along the bottom, I wrapped more of  Halloween Orange Licorice Trendy Twine and tied a bow. I used My Craft Spot's Fancy Edges Halloween metal die set for the Happy Halloween. 
I also made a small treat to go along with the card:
The candy tube was filled with peanut butter M & M's..yum!! I wrapped Halloween Orange Licorice twine around and tied on a fun little tag. The tag is from My Creative Time's Stitched Round Tab, Arrow Tag metal die. I stamped the sentiment with the Mixed Holiday Sentiments stamp set and again the spider is from Halloween Shapes metal die set.  I finished by tying on a Golden Harvest crinkle ribbon bow, a twine bow and fun button from Recollections.
I am entering this in the following challenges: 
1.) DoubleClick Use 2 colors-Orange/Black
2.) Sweet Stamps Challenge #192 Anything Goes
3.) Trendy Twine October Boo-tiful Treats
4.) Pumpkin Spice Challenge #88 Fall or Halloween
5.) Craftin Desert Diva's Linky Party~Halloween
6.) My Creative Time Designer Challenge  Photo/Color Inspiration



  1. So cute! Love the eyes on your spiders!!! Thanks for joining us in the My Creative Time ~ Designer Challenge. :)

  2. Sherrie this is just the cutest! That skeleton is so cute, love his face!

  3. Sherrie ~ First of all your card is SPOOK~TACULAR!!! I LOVE that skeleton and all the details! The paper is super FESTIVE! Then the treat container ~ ADORABLE! Always so fun to see your creations! Thanks for joining us over at My Creative Time Designer Challenge! Btw ~ its gorgeous here today ~ hoping it is there too!

  4. That is one spooky card - the skeleton is awesome... 2ndly love that treat holder with those yummies....

  5. Super cute!! Thanks for playing along with our challenge MCT!! Lee-Ann :)

  6. Oh now this is so spooky CUTE! I just love that skeleton and his fun eyes! The twine is so pretty - I love this color :) thanks for sharing with us :)

    Oh my gosh we finally got some nice cool weather and started to feel like Fall and then 80's today. Darn, I thought Fall was here. I'm sure you have nice Fall weather hopefully not too cold. Oh my gosh can you believe Halloween is next week? What is Arya dressing as? I just love this age they get so excited to collect candy!
    Have a SUPER day my friend!

  7. Like the spider eyes, skeleton & the distressing on this spook-tacular Halloween card.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  8. Heehee, I just love the card!! The menacing skeleton and that sentiment are fabulous together!! The spiders are so fun!! Their googly eyes are adorable!! What awesome projects my friend!! They make such a fun Halloween gift set!!

    I hope you are having a wonderful week and things are calming down a bit there. This is my busy weekend with family visiting from out of town. I still have so much to do before they arrive tomorrow!! I'm taking a computer break from cleaning ;) Have a great weekend my sweet friend!! Big hugs :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  9. Soooooooooooooo fun! LOVING the skeleton and the spiders!!!!!!!

  10. Now...this is a spooky card! That skeleton is super scarey and so are the spiders! Love the great papers you used for this card. I also love the fun treat you made to go along with the card. That tag is awesome!

  11. That skeleton is really spooky!!!! Love the spiders eyes! Great treat container and tag. :)

  12. Sherrie, your card and treat set definitely fits the term Spook-tacular! Week! :o) What a fabulously creepy skeleton and I love the spider eyes! You always make the most amazing projects, my dear friend! Amazing work! I hope you have a sparkly Friday. :o)

    Hugs and blessings,

  13. Fun card, all of the distressing looks fabulous! The embossed chevron background is my favorite! Love the fun treat you created to coordinate with your card!

    1. Just wanted to pop back over to thank you for joining our challenge over at Trendy Twine!

  14. This is so cute Sherrie, I love the sentiment!!
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes October Linky Party. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

  15. Your Halloween treats are way too fun. That skeleton sure is spooky! Thanks for joining our “Spooky” Challenge this week at DoubleClick Skittles.

    Stay Creative,
    • Carson's Creations •
    DoubleClick Skittles DT

  16. I want candy too! Love your card. You always make fun stuff! Thanks for linking up at Craftin Desert Divas. ~DT Janis

  17. Very cute card and tag!

  18. How totally fun!
    The embossing added great detail and the glossy accents to the skelly's eyes
    was really fun! Love the added treat as well!
    Will make someone super happy this Halloween!
    Thanks for also sharing at our Halloween Linky Party for Craftin' Desert Diva's!

    Warmly, Leah (CDD DT)

  19. So so fun Sherrie! Your card is too cute...nice matching treat! Have a GREAT weekend!

  20. Very Cool Sherrie! Your Skeleton looks a bit angry he's been awoken! HA! Love it! :)

  21. What a cute card Sherrie, I love the distressed edges and the eyeballs! Sorry I haven't been around for a while, busy start to the school year but I'm trying to get back in the groove of blogging!

  22. I love the card and treat set. The glossy Accents on the eyes is cool and creepy

  23. Oh this is such a cute set of Halloween goodness, Sherrie. Love your fun treat.

    Thanks so much for linking up with us for the Trendy Twine Challenge.

    Annie's Paper Boutique & Trendy Twine

  24. Your Skeleton is Too cute Too Spook!!Love it!!
    Super cute spiders and I love the Fun treat!!! Yummy!
    Thanks so much for linking up with us for the Trendy Twine Challenge.
    Have a wonderful day,
    *Crafting With Creative M*

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  26. Just wanted to say thanks for joining us over at DoubleClick Skittles Challenge~

  27. Oooo...spooky fun card and treat! Thanks for joining our challenge at Trendy Twine!

  28. What a spooky fun card my friend !!! The details are scary cute !!!

  29. This is super creepy and spooky fun!! Love those spiders! Thanks for joining us over at the DoubleClick Skittles Challenge! DT Member Carri~Abusybee

  30. This is so super AWESOME Sherrie!!! I just LOVE the color combo...that adorable skeleton and your matching treat!
    Super job my friend!
    Thanks for sharing and playing along with the October Trendy Twine Challenge and the MCT Color/Photo Challenge!
    You ROCK!

  31. Oh my gosh, this is so cute!! I love that adorable spider and spooky skeleton! :) Great job with the distressing too! Thanks for joining this month's Trendy Twine Challenge!
    Kimberly :)
    Trendy Twine DT

  32. LOL!! love that sentiment my friend, cute card and treat!!

  33. This is awesome. I love the skeleton and when right over to PK to check it out. You picked the perfect face for this one. Overall, this is a fantastic card. Thanks for joining us over at the DoubleClick Skittles Challenge

  34. What a fabulous Halloween projects!! Love the card and the treat!!! Have a great day.

  35. This is spooktacular!! Love it!! Thanks for joining in on the My Creative Time: Designer Challenge!!!! :)

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  37. Congratulations on your win at Trendy Twine!!

  38. AWESOME job with your card and treat my friend, <3 them!!! Thanks for joining us in the My Creative Time/Designer Challenge!!! :)

  39. Awesome projects!!! Thank you for joining us over at My Creative Time - Designer Challenge!!!

  40. Super projects, Sherrie! I LOVE your card! That skeleton looks fabulous on the torn paper edges and the little dangling spiders are such a great touch!