Yes it's that time of the year again.. Halloween! When I was a kid we didn't do anything for Halloween, that was more an American thing. We were focusing on Bonfire Night the 5th November. Firework displays and baked potatoes cooked in the bonfire.
But these days kids and adults have really got into Halloween. I have to admit that I'm not that bothered. Last year, there was a stream of little children at our door and I was handing out sweeties left right and centre! This year it's going to be a little more difficult as there will be more children (We live on new estate that is still being built so, there will be more families that have moved in since last year) and we have Travis, a rather excitable Lab cross who runs up and down the stairs barking everytime the doorbell rings. Not much fun to be had tonight in this house I think. He is going off on a nice long walk to hopefully miss most of the visitors. Lets hope he doesn't meet too many scary monsters on the streets!
Saying all of this I have made a Halloween card for my card of the day, couldn't really miss it could I?!
Please forgive the picture. I made it late this afternoon and the light is really bad, really early suddenly :( The paper is actually a scrap that I had left over from the Christmas card I made earlier in the week. It's from the Oh Come All Ye Crafters Is It Xmas download collection. The spider and web and the Boo! sentiment are digital stamps from my craft CD ROM Craft The Year Away.
I just used plenty of black ink pad all of the card and paper and scuffed up the edges of the orange paper with one of my files.
It took a while to cut out the spider web but I like the way you can see the patterned paper through it.
2mm foam pads so they stand off the card really nicely.
Well, that's me for today. Whatever you are up to this evening I hope you have a great time. Just think of me trying to calm an over excited dog and smile sweetly at children dressed as Harry Potter at my front door.
Speak again soon.