Sunday, September 4, 2011

The Cutting Cafe' - Mikala Ann being a good witch

Hi everyone! Oh my gosh, I am soooooo enjoying my long weekend! One more day to go! I made another book card today (to learn how to make it, just click on my tutorial tab above), and this one is a fun one featuring Mikala Ann  from the set Elisha Jean and friends being good witches from The Cutting Cafe'!  Isn't she soooo adorable????! 


Her dress and hat is one of her accessory items. I colored her with Copic markers and then added some polka dots with a black Spice pen. LOVE her green and purple striped stockings!! LOL! The tree is cut using the Expression and Gypsy from the Mini Monsters cartridge  (now just 19.99 over at Hallmark Scrapbook!!!) . I used the "out of the box" technique to cut Mikala Ann out with circle Nesties.


Those cute bats you see are one of my very favorite Halloween images EVER! LOL! It's a Magnolia image I got from Diana over at Magnolia-licious!! I use this little bat on EVERYTHING I make for Halloween. I can't help it...it's just that crazed look he's got in his eyes. heehee


This card looks like a book from the outside, and then when you untie the yummy silk ribbon and open it up, there's a frame inside that can hold just about anything you want it to. I put some See's candy lollipops in this one. I had to cut part of the stick off for them to fit, but I like the way it turned out!  Because there's no place to write a personal note on the inside of this card, I added a pocket and tag on the left. The spider web was also cut from Mini Monsters. There's another one of those cute bats and then the two jack-o-lanterns are also from Magnolia-licious.


The papers I used are by jillibean soup called Monster Stew. The tag was cut with the Expression from Tags, Bags, Boxes, and More. The busted up fence and drippy goo borders on the frame are both Martha Stewart border punches.

So that's it for me today! I had a lot of fun creating this one! Again, if you'd like to know how to create this book card, just click on my tutorial page above. Thanks so much for stopping by to see me today, and hope to see you back again soon! Hugs!

18 comments :

Melodie said...

Wow, this is so great, wonderful papers and the image is so cute.
Hugs
Melodie

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous and adorable card Sharon, love all the details, especially the bats.
luv
Debby

Regina Easter said...

Omg, no one quite does coloring like you...you really have a way with coloring, designing, just plain on putting the right items together on your creations....it was like someone telling me there was big package over there for me to pick up when you sent me an email that she was done...oh my I simply adore her...I am so piniteresting her right now...thanks girl...hugs

ednamburgess said...

This is the greatest inside and out. Looks like lots of work and hours put into this one. Edna

Donna said...

Very cool, Sharon. Greta colors and fun images! I do need to check out that tutorial. Thanks for sharing it!

Teri Berrios said...

Oh goodness Ladybug......this project ROCKS!!! Love all the different elements you put into this and the colors are AWESOME! I think the bats are my favorite...look at those cute faces - hee hee! Hugs, T

charlene said...

OMG see how you now I have to make at least one of these for my little dgd ! Cute cute cute I tell you ....you are something else you all need to retire and move closer so you don't freeze in the winter :)
I love it and you
Hugs

Sandy said...

Yummy card - I need to make these for my grand kids -- what a treat and so very creative. Ain't that bat cute!!!
Sandy

k.oconnor1302 said...

I absolutely love this....I bookmarked the tutorial so I can do a few...and Halloween is my favorite so of course I am extra in love with this "card"....tfs!

♥Gry said...

Hi!
It`s a spooky, cool and sweet book. The colours you have used is great, love the papers and image.

Hugs, Gry

Creations by Shirl said...

Wow Sharon!
My oh my you are awesome with these book cards... Luv this one alot, a great book card for any child to keep for memories....So darn cute witch, beautiful colored, lovely papers, yummy see's lollipops, just so perfect and made with perfection....
Hugs my friend....

Kelly Schelske said...

Sharon!! This project is so super fun! Love it!

Angela said...

How cute is this Sharon! I love this candy card you made here. That is the cutest little witch and she is colored beautifully. Love it! hugs, Angela

Crayola58 said...

Oh my gosssssssh, Sharon, this is way beyond fantastic. I love it.... what a great design, great coloring (as always), sweet little Tilda stuff ...
Hugs
Carole

julieprice3 said...

This is just wonderful Sharon! love your book box card
Hugs Julie P

DeeDee said...

Oh Em Gee girlie! This is AMAZING! I love little Mikala Ann in her polka dotted witch's outfit! CUTE! I think those bats are the "cats meow" or maybe the "bees knees"! Heehee! Either way they are ca-ute! I really do need to make one of these book cards. I love the idea of the candies inside! Awesome stuff girlie! HUGS! :)

Davi said...

What a darling card/holder for the suckers! Lots of fab details you have done on this cutie :)

DonnaMundinger said...

Thank you soooo much for the tut! I've seen these and the thought of converting the measurements just gave me fits and I still couldn't figure out how you put the sides together. Your explanation is so clear...YEA! This is soo stinkin' cute for Halloween. Your details are jusr sooo amazing. LOVE you!!! xxD