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Friday, 21 October 2011

Whomping Willows


Here's um, a rather different card I made today:).  I love the new willow stamp in the Tree set from Stamp Addicts, however having read Harry Potter with the boys as they grew up I remembered the Whomping Willow and somehow the willows took on a sinister new look.  I made a background with Distress Ink, a misting of water and the Dottiness stamp, added my willows, a die cut bat and letters.  It needed something else - yes - googly eyes!
I'm entering my weird willows into the following challenges:
Crazy Challenge - Halloween
Addicted to Stamps - Halloween
Corrosive Challenges - flying things
Paper Sundaes - Halloween or Fall
Crafty Boots - Autumn or Halloween
Hooked on Craft - something spooky
Papertake - spooky hues
Divas by Design - something spooky

17 comments:

  1. Wow Fab card, great background and love the spooky eyed trees, thanks for sharing it with us at ATSC, hugs Liz xx

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  2. These are brilliant anne, I'm not a harry Potter fan so have never read or seen the films but I could imagine these fit in with the characters!
    Love the inked sky too :)
    Jenny x

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  3. This is fabulous. I love the trees and those "creepy" eyes. thank you for joining us at Hooked on craft.
    Hugs Jackie

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  4. Ha ha, I love your Whomping Willows with their wobbly eyes, great. Your background is very effective.

    Thanks for playing along with us at Crafty Boots Challenge.

    Dionne

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  5. What a great card, beautiful colours & I love how you did the background! Thanks for playing along with us at Paper Sundaes this week :)

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  6. Fabulous card Anne :-) This really made me smile ,, Whoming Willows ,, brilliant idea and the googly eyes are just perfect :-) LOVE it :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Papertake Weekly Challenge :-)
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  7. These are superb whomping willows Anne - and a gorgeous background too! Vx

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  8. what a clever way to use that stamp - genius
    Debz
    xx

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  9. This is so different. i just love it! Thanks so much for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week.

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  10. Hi,
    what a beautiful card with great colours... I like it. Thank you for joining us at creative stamp friends.
    Hughs
    Antje

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  11. Wow I love it!! It's so gorgeus! Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge hugs Rebecca

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  12. Your sinister take on the willows is definately perfect for Halloween! I'll bet your boys love it!

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  13. I think your card is amazing! I love those colors and love your design. Thanks for joining us at the Corrosive Challenge Blog.

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  14. That is just such fun ;-)

    kitten - DYSU team

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  15. Oh my, your scarrrry little people are so wonderfully fun!!

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  16. Oh wow Anne this is gorgeous, love those boggly eyes, fab idea.
    Thanks for joining us at Addicted To Stamps for our Halloween challenge
    hugs Mandy xx

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