Thursday 11 October 2018

Pumpkin Day

Hi everyone. The weather is a little crazy here today so I've spent a bit of time making some cards.

I've actually made two cards because I wanted to join in with the Twofer challenge. The word this fortnight is Harvest. 'Harvest' is more an American term? Regardless, I decided to challenge MYSELF and play along :) I decided to use a pumpkin stamp to reflect Harvest.

Here are my two cards -

My first card used the pumpkin from a STAMPlorations set. I embossed and masked the image and watercoloured it with my Zigs. I then fussy cut the whole thing out, adhered it to my card base, and lastly added the die cut sentiment. 
Now bear with me... LOL. I also thought that with the Harvest theme, it is also the time that Thanksgiving is coming up in America? That's why I decided on the 'Thanks' sentiment :)

My second card was a light bulb moment. I decided to use the pumpkin to create my very own Jack 'o Lantern. This wasn't easy so I don't know how people cut through a REAL pumpkin to create these. Must be tough work! I then decided I HAD to have him light up just like a lantern so I used my Chibitronics supplies to do just that.

These cards were a lot of fun to make and made me think outside the box :)

I would also like to enter my cards into the following challenges -

Card 1 - Thanks Pumpkins

Sweet Stampers - Autumn or Halloween

Card 2 - Halloween Pumpkin

Cards in Envy - Spooky
Use your stuff - Halloween

That's it for me today - nearly time for bed! Thanks for popping in :)


  1. These are both great CAS Halloween cards! Nice coloring. Thanks for joining the Double D, "Scarin' Up Some Pumpkins" Challenge.

  2. And he even lights up!!!! What a great twofer, Kylie. I love the CAS version with all that lovely white space. Thanks for joining us at CUTplorations this month.

  3. OMG these are amazing and how cool that the second card 'lights up' ... you are so creative! Love your coloring ... perfect! Great job! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Scare’n Up Some Pumpkins’ challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.

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  4. I adore your two cards and the one that lights up is too cute. Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Scare’n Up Some Pumpkins’ challenge!

  5. Two super cards, Kylie. I love how the second one lights up, so clever. xx

  6. Two FABULOUS cards, Kylie! I love how you colored your pumpkins with your Zigs on the first card...such a lovely design, too! Your 2nd card is so clever! A real-life "light bulb" moment, for sure! It's so much fun to see your Jack 'o Lantern when it lights up for us...a really fun card!!!

  7. A fabulous card.
    Thank you for joining us at the Sweet Stampers challenge and i hope to see you again.

  8. Fabulous card duel! And the light up one is so spooky and fun at the same time!! Thanks for joining in our October Challenge at a2z.

  9. Kylie, these cards are great! I love the bright pumpkins on your first card and the light up pumpkin is so cute. The zig zags along the side add a fun Halloween touch to the card.

  10. Both of these cards are fantastic and how awesome that the jack-o-lantern lights up! Too fun! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Use Your Stuff! -Lori DT

  11. These are fabulous, Kylie! "Harvest" time can vary around the US, but usually runs from late September to mid November. And pumpkins are being harvested right now here, so your cards are perfect for the prompt! And yes you're right, they're not easy to carve, lol! Wonderful coloring and masking on your first card. That light-up jack-o-lantern is just fabulous. Such a clever idea. Thank you so much for joining us at the Twofer Challenge. Bev

  12. You made two excellent Harvest cards, Kyle, especially since the word "harvest," the Thanksgiving holiday, and Halloween are all very American things! I think you should have dual citizenship now, lol! Seriously, your designs are both fantastic! I love the clean crisp thank you card and the smiling pumpkin on your Halloween card that actually lights up and becomes spooky!! Thank you so much for playing in Twofer Card Challenge #10! Hugs, Darnell

  13. Very cool light up pumpkin and great job on the coloring!

  14. Very cool light up pumpkin and great job on the coloring!

  15. Two fun cards - the spooky lighting on the second on is a great idea.

  16. Those are awesome, but the light-up surprise is just the best!

  17. Nice, fun and clever! Both of your cards look great and the lights really make it fun. Thanks for joining in over at a2z Scrapbooking.

  18. Great cards, both of them. I'm sure you got a whole hearted response to the light on the pumpkin card. Really good idea and it works so well. So glad you joined us at A2Z Scrapbooking.

  19. Deine Karte ist klasse! Vielen Dank für die Teilnahme bei der Sweet Stampers Challenge. LG Karina

  20. They are so adorable for the Halloween and thanksgiving cards. Love that light up effect on it!
    Thank you for playing along with the October CUTplorations Challenge. Hope you can play along with our new challenge!


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