Friday, October 17, 2014

Fussy and Fancy Challenge #125-"Black and Orange"

Good Friday morning my crafty friends!!

Today at Fussy and Fancy we start a brand new challenge...just in time for all those fun Halloween cards...our TALENTED Jo has chosen "Black and Orange" as her theme!!

And we are being sponsored by the FABULOUS Marianne Design!!

Can you believe that I have a shortage of Halloween stamps...LOL!!!  But I did find a SUPER cute House of Mouse stamp in my stash!!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a close view/slideshow...
I used the new Crealies Create a Card die #8 for this step card...
the lamp and sign are Marianne Design LR0191...
the ferns and leaves are Marianne Design LR0227... 
 closer view of the side step...
I decorated with buttons/bow centers, the sign that I wrote BOO! on and "Happy Halloween" ribbon....
 closer view of "Dino Treats" HMLR1041 by House-Mouse Designs...
"Happy Halloween" ribbon below image...
 the spider charm is from Live and Love Crafts...
 closer view of the ferns, ribbon bow with button center...
Well that is another Halloween card done and my contribution to our Fussy and Fancy "Black and Orange" challenge!!  Pop on over to Fussy and teamies have some wonderful creations to show you!!  Then it's your turn to join us for some fun and prizes!!
Materials are all listed and linked above.
Challenges I will enter:
House-Mouse-Challenge # 180 "Buttons and Bows"
Gruffies and Guests-Challenge # 10 "Anything Goes with the option of Halloween Colours"
Until next time thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are so very much appreciated!! 


  1. Morning Beth, oh how cute is this House Mouse adorable...,
    And what a clever way to incorporated the Marianne dies....I love it.
    Brilliant inspiration for our crafters.....have a good weekend...hugs...Jo. xxx

  2. Holy Moly Beth this is FABULOUS!!!! I am with you on halloween stamps...I don't have many either:)) Those Marianne dies you used are amazing--gosh I think I am in love with ALL of them and they cut so well! Great inspiration--cool spider web.
    Bigg Hugs

  3. beautiful your colouring!!!!

  4. Wow...fabulous halloween card. Love how you created a scene with the lovely die cuts!! And the image is fabulous....Congrats.

  5. Oh my gosh Beth! You knock it out of the park every single time! You always put so much detail and tlc into your work, just amazing! Love your house mouse image and your step card is just brilliant! I am, once again, blown away by your talent! big hugs :)

  6. Hey Beth! Ok, this is so cute! Leave it to you to think of every last detail! I can just imagine your house decorated up for Christmas!!!! Your Halloween card is so cute...LOVE the image and LOVE the little spider web hanging from the latern!!!! Crap this is cute!!!

  7. so fab step card! love the gorgeous ribbons and dies!
    so cute image

  8. Wow Beth, I love the vibrant colours of this card, amazing! Your colouring of your images is perfect! What an imagination you have! Great job with all of your embellishments and love your die cuts! Great job!!!

  9. This is wonderful Beth, such an adorable Halloween image and brilliant design - I love all of your fabulous details.

  10. Girlfriend, you must stay up half the night working on these pieces. Each one a masterpiece. love all your great details, so full of delightfulness!!
    And of course the wonderful House Mouse Stamp, so cute. if you are short on Halloween stamps, they are on special at BSS come on over!!

    Hope you entered this on the HMFMC, remember you can always use Anything Goes!!

  11. Black and orange color, so appropriate for October. You have made this step card so beautifully. Love the ribbon you used, so effective and interesting.
    Have a great weekend.
    Hugs, Katie

  12. Morning Beth,

    I have just been looking at your lovely recent makes. All so lovely. I just love thisone! Such lovely vibrant colours. I am not a lover of orange but those two colours go great together, and I love the use of your die-cuts too. It really stands out from the crowd. Lovek it! Happy Weekend to you. Judy x

  13. great design fabulous colours stunning layout and embellies, thank you for joining us at the HM&FMC
    hugs Kate xx

  14. Oh my, what a fabulous card. Love that super cute image...a mouse dressed as a dino,, simply adorable! and your card has so much to see. The 3d effect the hanging sign, the little spider and cobweb, all combine together beautifully with the black and orange theme to make a truly fantastic design :) xx

  15. Hello Beth, sorry if I have missed any cards. This is one pretty neat creation, super awesome image and loving the colour combination. Have you put your name down for my candy yet? xx
    The Journey is the Start

  16. Hi Beth awesome cute spooky mousey creation .. great stepper card with all these super spooky embellies..& you still managed to fit in your Button n Bow.. great take on the Buttons n Bows chall theme..

    Thanks for sharing with us at House Mouse & Friends Mon. chall..

    smiles Christine x

  17. Booooo ti ful, Beth. Love the vibrant colours and all the little 'extras'.

    VERY well done, as always!

  18. How lovely Beth, you have put a lot of work into this super creation, it's fabulous!
    hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

  19. wow, this is gorgeous! so many details...AWESOME!

    I am having a giveaway on my blog, comment here to enter...

    sparkle & shine!

  20. OMG Beth what a wonderful halloween side stepper card !! I must admit I haven't seen this House Mouse stamp befoe, but I love it !! Thanks for joining us at HMAFMC !!

    hugs Diane xx GDT

  21. Hi Beth! Aaaaww... You have mad such a cute Halloween card - I just LOVE it! Cute image and colored to perfection! Beautiful design and so many details :)
    Hugs, Sandra

  22. Beth what a gorgeous Halloween card. Love all the embellishments you've added - well except the spider! Love the image too and it's beautifully coloured.

  23. Oh wow Beth, this is fantastic! Love the design of your card and the image is just adorable. Fantastic colouring too.

    Hugs, Vannessa x

  24. Your card is gorgeous and thank you for joining in our challenge at Gruffies and Guest "Anything goes with the option of “Halloween/Halloween Colours” good luck and hope to see you again next time Dt Member Sandra H xx

  25. Hi Beth.
    Oh, I absolutely adore these sweet little house mice! Coloured just beautifully too.
    Your card is stunning and the detail is super.
    Hugs, Donna xx

  26. What a great card..thank you so much for sharing this wonderful creation with us over at the Gruffies and Guests Challenge. Good luck. Take care and happy crafting..Genny DT

  27. A stunning card! I love the Image, the folding, the colours and all the details!
    Thanks for joining us at Gruffies & Guests October Challenge.
    Silvia DT