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Hi everyone! I am a veterinary technician living in NY who loves to pen pal and make cards in my spare time. I have never been good at crafts since I can barely draw a straight line with a ruler but I was determined to give it a go.  I love learning all the different techniques and ways to craft. Follow me on my journey as I grow as a card maker!

Friday, October 25, 2013


Happy Friday everyone! Today I have this adorable card to share with you! Savvy Handmade Cards is having a new challenge that starts today. The theme is Gone Batty (use Bats or Birds). The sponsor is Bugaboo stamps. I love working with their images.  I am using the silhouette-pumpkin image that can be found here. Let's see some bats in your creations this week and link up for a chance to win from Bugaboo who is always a generous sponsor.

This card uses the sketch at Seems A Little Sketchy for the card layout. I used papers and orange gems from my stash. I embossed the orange cardstock with a bat folder and chalked the bats with some black.  It was my first time embossing and chalking.  I think I did a nice job.  How about you? The sentiment is unknown to me as I didn't have this one labeled either.  I added a bat button and some gems from my stash.

Entering in the following challenges:
Seems a little sketchy - sketch

fresh brewed blog- pumpkins
V's sweet ideas blog - halloween
happy campers craft collective - halloween
The crazy challenge CCH # 156 halloween
Crafty Boots challenges- halloween
Eureka stamps - halloween
Parade your crafts halloween
Artistic inspirations- anything
clear it out challenge - halloween/orange
oldie but a goodie challenge spooky
cupcake inspirations- challenge 233

Pile it on halloween
eclectic ellapu - halloween
digidesignchallengeblog - halloween
Creative Craft challenge - anything
Tuesday throwdown creepy crawlies
LEJ Designs things that go bump in the night
Pinspirational challenge - pic inspir
 Delightful challenges - wings, bats
Simon says stamp - halloween
Inky Impressions - black and orange
Divas by design - spooked
Rhedd and Rosie Challenge blog - anything
The sisterhood of crafters - trick or treat
 Paper crafting journey - anything
Cute card thursday - spooky
card making mamas CMM75 trick or treat
crafts 4 eternity - halloween
patties creations - orange and black
stampin for the weekend - spooky
Scrapper's delight challenge blog- halloween
Created with love halloween hop 
Craftin Desert Diva's Linky Party 17
One Sweet Challenge bump in the night


  1. I love this wicked card, Erin! That bat is too fun :)

  2. Fantastic Halloween card Erin! I love the papers and bats!!! ~Andrea

  3. Great card and very eye-catching!

  4. Fab Halloween card, lovely papers and embellishments. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  5. Love the centre stamp! A very neat card! Thanks for sharing with us at {Pin}spirational Challenges.
    Tracey F., DT {Pin}spirational Challenges

  6. Love the papers and image. Thanks for joining our Winged Things Challenge at Delightful Challenges.


  7. Awesome Halloween card! Thanks for sharing with us at The Crazy Challenge and hope to see you again in our challenges.

  8. This is Wicked, I love the layout.
    Thank you for joining in the LEJ Designs challenge, good luck x

  9. That's an interesting sketch. Your card really turned out great! Love that little bat!

    Thanks for joining us at the Tuesday Throwdown this week. We appreciate you! Hope you will play along again next week!

    Life is good with kReN@
    Come and follow me!

  10. So inspirational! That pumpkin image is a work of art - thanks for sharing your source! I went and purchased the image before I even took time to comment. :D

  11. Nice Halloween card. Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenges.

  12. A fabulous design, thank you for joining us over at LEJ Designs, good luck

  13. Thanks for playing in our "Orange & Black" Challenge #78!
    Sandi ♥
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
    and Pattie's shop
    Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

  14. This is perfect for our current challenge “Orange and Black” at Pattie’s Creations. Thanks for joining us!
    Pattie ♥
    at Pattie's Creations Design Challenge!

  15. This is awesome Erin! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘FALL/HALLOWEEN’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters

  16. Gorgeous card, Fabulous image & design...Thanks for joining us at Eclectic Ellapu... Hugs May x x x

  17. Very wicked. Thanks for playing with us at Tuesday Throwdown for this challenge.
    Margaret, DT

  18. Fabulous Halloween card..Thanks for playing along with us at Divas by Design this week.
    Wendy xx

  19. great card - super use of the sketch - thanks for joining us at seems a little sketchy this fortnight and good luck. Hugs Rachel x

  20. love your fab card thanks for sharing with CWLC this week happy crafting to you
    Rachel DT

  21. Great Halloween card. Thanks for joining our 2nd Annual Halloween Hop at Created With Love Challenges


  22. Awesome card. Thanks for joining in the fun at Created with Love challenges'
    Linda K. DT

  23. TOTALLY cute & Fun!!
    Thank you so much for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas “Halloween“ Linky Party.
    Have a wonderful day,
    ♥ Crafting With Creative M ♥
    ♥ 2 Creative Chicks Challenges ♥

  24. Great card. Thanks for joining us at Divas this week x

  25. Very cute Halloween card with our sketch! Thanks for sharing with us at Seems a Little Sketchy!

  26. Great card, love the papers.
    Thanks for joining us at Eclectic Ellapu for this weeks theme of Halloween
    Kelly- DT

  27. Wonderful card! Love the stamp. Thanks for joining our blog hop at Created With Love Challenges.

  28. Wonderful card!
    Thanks for playing at Oldie but a Goodie!
    Helen x

  29. A great Halloween card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Blogaversary - Anything Goes” challenge & good luck in the draw…
    Hope to see you again in our next challenge.

    (DT Creative Craft Challenges)

  30. Thanks for joining Pinspirational Challenges this week! Great "batty" card.

  31. love the layout and the colour combo! Many thanks for entering the Rhedd and Rosie's Challenge and good luck! Melissa (DT) xxxx

  32. Fab card, great colours! Thanks for joining us at Rhedd & Rosies challenge.
    Fiona x

  33. What a super spooky card!! Thank you for playing along with us at Inky Impressions this week - Good Luck

    hugs Vicky xx

  34. Fantastic Halloween card! Thanks for joining us at {PIN}spirational Challenges this week :)

  35. I really like how you interpreted this sketch, your card is so originally made. Thank you for joining our 'Halloween' challenge at Pile It On Challenge and please come back next week.

  36. Adorable card! Love that pumpkin image!!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


  37. Great card!!!!! Thanks so much for participating in our {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    A Little Bit O' Paper

  38. Fabulous Halloween card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

  39. This is a wicked card great colours.

    Thanks for joining us at scrappers delight

    Tracey dt

  40. Beautiful, I love your stamp !
    Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity.

  41. This card is fab! I love your bat embellishment! Thank you for playing along with One Sweet Challenge "Things that go bump in to the night". Good luck and we hope to see you again! Sylvia, DT-member Sweet Pea Stamps

  42. Darling card! I love the colors you used! Thank you for joining us this week at the Digital Delights Delightful Challenge Blog! I hope you play again soon!

    Jackie, Digital Delights Delightful Challenges DT

  43. Fabulous card. Thank you so much for joining us at PCJ for our Anything Goes challenge Karen P, Paper Crafting Journey DT http://stampinginpink.blogspot.co.uk/

  44. Great halloween card. Loving the image and the wee bat...it really is "wicked". Thanks for joining us at Stampin For The Weekend and good luck! xx

  45. Hi Erin you made a fantastic Background I thought it was a D.paper,love the image and great layout--thanks for joining us at Happy Campers
    Carol DT x