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Paper Players 166

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And there goes another weekend, so fast! I had a great weekend and hope you did too. Yesterday it was gloomy so I crafted in the morning and then went with a friend of mine to see the Rise of the Jack-O-Lanterns at Westbury Gardens. I have to say that it was pretty neat! It starts at 7:00pm, with groups going through every 15 minutes and you can take your time and linger. It’s also pretty cool because at the end there is a walk through a completely overgrown path and then a nice walk along the pond. I took a bunch of pictures and I have a few to share with you. A nice bonus was that I got to see my Sandy who was there with some of her family!

The first one is the really neat sign that they have at the entrance.

Rise Sign

The next one is a really cool Edward Scissorhands made from a bunch of pumpkins.

Rise Burton

Up next is a really cool city scene complete with a set of subway cars.

Rise City

This last one I just thought was so cool, it is a very realistic wave.

Rise Wave

Now those were some pretty awesome pumpkins! I wish I would have brought a camera so I could have zoomed in to get a little closer but I’m so use to taking pictures with my iPhone I never think about a camera!

It’s Monday which means it’s time for this week’s Paper Players challenge. This week we have a fun Halloween theme challenge from the lovely Nance…

Paper Players #166

I was going to do the treat holder but then I was possessed by the need to make a Halloween card with Gumball Green! The base of the card is Basic Black Card Stock and the background is a piece of Gumball Green. For the top and bottom of the card I cut out some Silver Glimmer Paper and Pumpkin Pie with the Large Scallop Edgelit Die and layered them. My fun little skulls are from the Halloween Hello Stamp Set and are stamped in Jet Black Staz-On and cut out with my Paper Snips. Some Stampin’ Dimensionals hold them securely to the Glimmer Paper. The greeting is from the Seasonal Sayings Stamp Set (which is a carry-over from last year’s Holiday Catalog) and is markered in Gumball Green and Pumpkin Pie. I used the Chalk Talk Framelits Dies to cut it out and another piece of Silver Glimmer Paper. Under that is a piece of Basic Black that I cut out with the Labels Collection Framelits Dies and embossed it using the “Vintage” Spider Web Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. I love Gumball Green for a Halloween card and the Glimmer Paper and the skulls are just fun! Thank you very much for stopping by to see my Paper Players card for this weeks Halloween theme challenge from Nance. Have a bearable Monday peeps! 🙂

Paper Players 166

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Basic Black, Gumball Green, Pumpkin Pie and Very Vanilla

Specialty Paper: Silver Glimmer

Specialty Ink: Jet Black Staz-On

Markers: Gumball Green and Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Write

Stamp Sets: Seasonal Sayings and Halloween Hello Clear Mount

Framelits: Chalk Talk and Labels Collection

Edgelits: Large Scallop

Embossing Folder: Spider Web (Vintage)

Tools: Big Shot, Multi-Purpose Glue, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

Seasonal Sayings CM

Halloween Hello CM

Chalk Talk Framelits

Labels Collection Framelits Dies

Large Scallop Edgelits Die

Silver Glimmer Paper

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