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Sunday, October 13, 2019

Moonlight Cat

 International Art & Soul, a challenge which has been put together to incorporate any type of craft, paper, wood, flowers, recycling, glass - the world is your oyster :).  Come on over an join us with you artwork :)

Challenge #69
Halloween


This fortnights challenge 'Halloween' has been chosen by our DT sister CraftyGirl.  I have to admit I just don't get Halloween at all - I do understand the old meaning of Halloween or All Hallows' Eve and that makes sense to me, a time to think about those who have passed although I think about those who have passed that I know quite regularly not just on one eve of the year.  But - where did the giving of sweets and dressing up in costumes come from, why would a human try to emulate a departed spirit who would have no need for food anyway.  Yep, I am a party pooper but when something makes little sense other than commercialism I see no reason to partake.  I wonder how many kids, if asked what Halloween was, would answer 'ooooooo free sweets'.  I always used to keep a bowl of fruit ready for trick or treaters, they were not impressed and actually did not even want sweets, they wanted money!!!!!!!  Right, enough party pooping and although I found this a really hard card to make I have tried my very best lol.  I used Distress Oxides to create the sky and stamped a tree trunk, leafy tree top and witch.  I then die cut the fence, flower border and cat.  The cat was attached with foam tape for a bit of dimension.  I mounted the image layer onto silver and then black and placed this on my card blank which I covered with mulberry paper.




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4 comments:

  1. Your card is wonderful.
    Thank you for joining us at the Animal Friends.
    Hugs
    Kuni

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  2. I love, love, LOVE your card, Mimi! Wonderful spooky sky with that cold, full moon and hte cat on the fence. It's delightful to see you supporting our "Anything Goes with a Critter" challenge this month at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies. Wishing you good luck in the challenges.
    NanaConnie DT

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  3. That is excellent. I love your background and little catch watching everything.
    I know what you mean about Halloween. We don't have that here in Greece - I guess because it's the Pagan thing.
    Thank you for purring along to play at SUYP Cats Challenges.
    Hugz
    IKE =^..^=

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  4. Eine wundersch├Âne Karte. Vielen Dank f├╝r deine Teilnahme bei den Animal Friends.

    LG Heike

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Thank you for taking the time to comment, it means a great deal to me. Hoping you have happy crafting days ahead. Hugs Mimi