Sunday, August 22, 2010


I've been working on a box of OWH cards for over a month. I got several general cards done and one set of Halloween cards. I try to mail a box of cards every month and this month is fast running out on me. Today I decided that rather than work on the challenge cards I had planned on, I would make some OWH Halloween cards so that I can get my box mailed out tomorrow.

This first card is one I did several weeks ago. I found some pumpkin and ghost clip arts and using the MTC software, I created the cut files for the pumkins and ghosts. The bat is from Brittany's Svg File. I hate that she's no longer creating files, but she has some really great ones. I used the MTC software again to weld the word Boo to the bat and then shadow it. The background paper is from The Paper Studio.

When I was at Hobby Lobby a couple of weeks ago, I found some great felt Halloween embellies. I decided they would be wonderful for quick Halloween cards. I used the ghosts, pumpkins and Boo from the felt to create this second card. The DP is from The Paper Studio.I got to use my Martha Stewart Dripping Goo punch on this one.

For my third card, I again used the felt embellies, but went for a little more detail. The top DP is the same as in card 1, but the polka dot paper(which I personally love) is from Create with TLC's Holiday club offering that I printed. I used the Large and Small Labels from Spellbinders for the background frame for the cat. I embossed the orange with my D'vine Swirls embossing folder. I cannot remember where I found the ribbon, but I've just been waiting for a chance to use it. The bats are the made from the same bat from above. I just welded 3 together to make a border.

My fourth Halloween card couldn't have been simpler. My star background paper is from The Paper Wizard. I simply added the Happy Halloween ribbon, cut a bright yellow circle and added the felt witch.

I made 8 of each card so there are 32 Halloween cards going out tomorrow along with another 37 cards of various sentiments and 24 Any Hero letters that were written by the residents at the Trinity Assisted Living Facility when I did the craft time for them this summer during their Vacation Bible School.

Thanks for stopping by.


  1. These are too cute Shirley! What a great thing you are doing ~jeni :)

  2. Your cards are adorable, Shirley!! I didn't know you had a blog!

  3. Great job Shirley!!! I just (finally) got a box shipped off to OWH the other day, they were long overdue! So glad that you turned me on to OWH!!