Sunday, October 3, 2010

Fall and Halloween Blog Hop

Hi ya Everyone!
  I am sharing two projects I did for a blog hop that Stephanie over at Always Crafting is hosting.  She asked a number of bloggers to participate and I was lucky enough to be one of them!  I love making fun things for Halloween and I started to notice this year that really I don't have near enough!!  A number of the blogs along the way are having goodies to share!  If you've just happened by my blog and want to join in the fun start at Stephanies blog hereScrapadoo is sponsoring and they are giving away an awesome prize - so make sure to head on over to Stephanies blog to see what it is!! YOU WON'T BE DISAPPOINTED! You have to comment on all blogs to qualify! Now, if you've come from Momo's blog you are in the right place!  I do have a little candy I will be giving away today too.  My only requirement is to post a little comment and tell me your favorite thing about fall/halloween!!  You will have to come back by at the end of the hop to find out if you won!

Here's my first project - as many of you know - I LOVE me some Tiddly Ink Stamps - the challenge this week at Tiddly Inks Challenge blog is to create a card/project using a crackle effect or diamond glaze.  I chose to use Diamond Glaze/Glossy Accents.  It's not dry in the picture but I did this purposely because it shows up a bit better when still wet. 

First, I used my Gypsy to create the cauldron from Happy Hauntings.  I attached the shadow Witches Brew phrase to the cauldron.  I cut all objects on my expressions and adhered them.  I then designed a 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 easel card.  Lastly, I used this cute Betty Belfrey Tiddly Ink stamp.  I colored her with my Copics and popped her from the rest of the card. 

I added a few rub on ghosts and this cute little pumpkin from my paper stack.  I topped it off with a black ribbon and then added the glossy accents to my bubbly cauldron!  I love how this card turned out.

My second project is a complete scraplift from Donna Mundinger's blog - Popsicle Toes.  She created this for the BBTB2 Minimonograms project and I fell in love with it. 

I again used my Gypsy - Mini Monograms and Mini Monsters.  I used the font from Nursery Rhymes.  I popped the little ghosts and added googly eyes to a number of the skeletons on the paper.  Oh, yeah I also ran the ghosts through the xyron and added some flocking so they would match the skeletons on the paper - they are also fuzzy.

 I then punched some holes and added a few rings from the cinch binders.  Added a ribbon to hang it!  I love the way it turned out, but now I need to add more to my door - maybe some huge ghosts!!!
You are probably wondering what I'm going to give out as blog candy - well here it is!!

Head over to Trish's blog next for more fun!!!
Here's the list of bloggers as well - so if you get lost somehow, come back and find your way!!!
Melissa - YOU ARE HERE!!!

Enjoy!

124 comments:

  1. Fantastic site! Great blog hop!! Thanks for the opportunity to win blog candy.

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  2. Great projects! I really like your card.

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  3. OMG I love that witch card and the boo wall hanging is great also. Thanks for the inspiration!

    Rachel
    gl2814@zoominternet.net

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  4. Love the projects. That card is amazing!

    lfuchs1 at wi. rr. com

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  5. Your card is amazing. Thanks for sharing your great ideas.

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  6. Cute projects! I love passing out candy to trick or treaters.

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  7. I love your witch card! Fab blog hop. TFS

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  8. Great projects. I love the cooler weather here in Florida in the fall.......and Christmas is coming
    Donna

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  9. How cool that card is ... i love the look of those copics ... I love the falling leaves and the cool chill in the air lilmisstypo@gmail.com

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  10. love the card. the textures are great. Makes the card pop tfs.

    hugs.

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  11. Both projects are so fun and well done. I especially love the easel card.

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  12. Your projects are so cute, I love the colors!
    Djfolkestad at charter dot net

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  13. wow!!! I looooooooooove that card.. its just the cutest thing ever! thanks so much for sharing and the chance to win.
    -jamie
    babyblueangel_30@yahoo.com

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  14. your caldron ** runneth over ** fantastic job !! thanks for the opportunity at your blog candy
    Fav part of fall is the yummy honey crisp apples
    ( mitz_zeeatyahoodotcom)

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  15. awesome projects :) TFS :)

    the condes at gmail dot com

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  16. These are just wonderful!!! Love that witch! And the wall hanging is awesome!! Flocked ghosts. Would have never thought of that!! :)

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  17. Great projects! The card is the best! Everything about it is so great, you did an awesome job.

    spunkycrayon at yahoo dot com

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  18. OH,I LOVE WHAT YOU CREATED,THANKS FOR THE FUN.

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  19. Luv the boo banner. I Luv easel cards. Thanks for the chance to win.
    maryleefrostatmedotcom

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  20. OMGoodness! The glaze on the witches brew is the absolute perfect touch!!!! Love it!

    Melissa
    www.disneydreamerdesigns.blogspot.com

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  21. WOW! Your cards rock! That witch one in unbelievable...I just love all the details! TFS!
    booger1 at tds.net

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  22. WOW!!! I love your card and banner.

    http://teachu14.blogspot.com

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  23. Woowww!!! Great projects!!! I love the desing card, the caldron is perfect and great coloring.

    I love this.

    xx

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  24. I really like the witch card. The color of the leaves are why I like Fall.

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  25. So cute!!! I love how you did the ooze on the caldron!!! Your BOO wall hanging is adorable too! TFS

    I love picking out Halloween costumes for my kiddos. :)

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  27. yikes sorry forgot to post my email addy!!

    love the easel card.. i've made only 1. need to try it again!! your is soo pretty!!

    felkatz at gmail dot com

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  28. I love the witch card! and the boo door hanger is adorable too. Thanks for the inspiration and the chance at the great blog candy :) My favorite part of Halloween is dressing up and doing crazy makeup and taking my son and little brothers trick or treating :)

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  29. Love your projects! Thanks for sharing!

    krissaxt at yahoo dot com

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  30. The wall hanging is cute and I really love the card. You are very talented.

    vwilson577 @ yahoo .com

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  31. I love everything about Fall. It is by far my favorite season! Love the weather and the nice warm soups! Yum!

    dmcarlisle09@gmail.com

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  32. awesome wall hanging. thank you Love your blog and will be back. thanks for chance win, your projects are awesome

    CARD CHALLENGE GOING ON NOW HERE:
    http://turnedgypsy.blogspot.com

    Chris
    mcwooten1999@carolina.rr.com


    would love to have you visit, comment and upload your card on my contest page.

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  33. Great idea on the brew..and great blog candy too! what more could you want?

    eadesmarjorie@yahoo.com

    http://auntiemargsblog.blogspot.com/

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  34. Wow...this makes me want to get a Gypsy! Great great...great!
    sheree.burress@gmail.com

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  35. Those are great projects! I love Halloween because my little girls get to dress up.

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  36. Wow Melissa,
    great projects both of them, I love the wallhanging and the colouring on your Tiddly Inks card is awesome, also thank you so much for your kind comment, take care, Hugs Bridget ;)

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  37. I love your use of the Glossy Accents, I will have to give this a try. Your projects are awesome, thank you for sharing. I am a new follower of your blog and can't wait to see what you make next. Thanks for the giveaway chance.

    Marianne S.
    sthquilter at gmail dot com
    www.paperorfabric.blogspot.com

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  38. omg girl these are too cute i love how you made the top of the pot so shiney..love it...im a new follower and cant wait to see more of your work

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  39. These are both fantastic! And your Tiddly Inks card is AWESOME! I love Betty Belfrey, love your papers and layout, and the way you used glossy accents, just brilliant! Hugs Delphine xx

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  40. Fabulous card! My favorite thing about fall is the cooler weather!
    ra6352 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  41. Love the cauldron! It looks great.

    the cropping canuck at yahoo dot com

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  42. I am a happy new follower of your blog! I look forward to seeing more from you. I love fall. I love the leaves and all of the colors... the cooler weather! I love dressing my little dog up like a lady bug! She actually likes it! Jackie pjritsema@comcast.net

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  43. Great job on the card it is so adorable not frightening at all. The best part of halloween to me is watching all the kids have such fun.
    honeybee88@suddenlink.net

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  44. Awesome projects! Thanks for the chance of your awesome giveaway too :)

    phenis2031 at yahoo dot com

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  45. Very cute projects!!! TFS

    Amanda @ Bellascraftycreations@blogspot.com

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  46. I love the colour of fall!! Great projects!!Thanks

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  47. This card is awesome! and love the BOO banner sign. Thanks for the chance to win :)
    ~Suzy suzyq28024 at gmail dot com

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  48. Great project I like how you put it all together!

    My fav part of fall is the weather not to hot not to cold and the candy for Halloween does not hurt =)

    Michelle dot watson 82 at gmail dot com

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  49. Fabulous card!! Love everything about it. What I love about Halloween besides the candy *S* are the colors. You can't go wrong with orange,green, purple and black!

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  50. AWESOME. Your detailed insructions are great. I'll be back for more.

    Thanks for being part of the hop.
    cureta2@yahoo.com
    gamasget-a-way.blogspot.com

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  51. I'm glad I found you...your projects are terrific!! Love the witch on your cauldron card...she's adorable and the coloring is great! TFS! I love seeing the little kids all dressed up for Halloween coming to the door for candy...so cute!

    ~Sharon C.

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  52. I love the BOO and the Witch's Brew card! I love Fall / Halloween because I love the crisp weather and all the decorations. Everyday feels like a holiday to me in the FALL. Thanks for the chance to win. :) Janis northrose@slowar.com

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  53. Oh wow this is awesome! Diffinitely one of my favorites so far!

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  54. These are both fantastic! I love all the details! {sMILES}

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  55. Love both of your projects but this Halloween card is one of the cutest I have ever seen! Love, love, LOVE it!! I'm so happy to have found your blog. I'm a card maker and am always looking for new sources of inspiration. Thanks!

    lucyblueeyz@yahoo.com

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  56. Your projects are very creative! Great job! Thanks for sharing!

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  57. WOW!!! your projects are FABULOUS!!!! GREAT job my friend!
    Big Gypsy Hugs,
    Emma;)

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  58. Your projects are fab and wow every detail is adorable!!
    Big hugs
    Cristi

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  59. I have seen many easal cards but yours is by far the very best, the detail is amazing...I love it!I am so happy to have found your blog, I will be popping back later to check it out futher LOL!
    Fall means Christmas is just around the corner.

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  60. I love going to the pumpkin patch with my girls in the Fall.
    I love your wall hanging, super cute! TFS

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  61. I just LOVE your projects! Your card is especially gorgeous! I love this season because of the cool air, the great colors & the start of the holiday season! YAY!!!

    vcampbell22@earthlink.net

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  62. WOW..Great witch card with all the detail Thanks for sharing.

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  63. I love your cards...The glaze sets it off. My favorite part of fall is the smell of the burning leaves and Holloween is the littles one dressed-up.

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  64. I love your card and want to thank you for sharing it with us what great blog candy would love to win this.
    Thank you,
    Teri
    teri.barefoot@gmail.com

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  65. I love your witch card, must get me some of those stamps!. I love the smells of autumn
    Cherylann

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  66. WOWZA those are amazing!! JUST AMAZING!! I'd like to thank you for the chance to win!! I love Halloween and making caramel apples..my favorite season is Fall!

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  67. Your Witch's Brew card is fantastic. How did you get the bubbly glaze green? Fall is my favorite time of the year. Everything abut it is great; the smell of the air, beautiful colors, Halloween fun and candy and lots to eat at Thanksgiving. tfs

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  68. This is awesome! I love all of the details you put into it :)

    Thanks for the chance to win :)

    avillarreal140@gmail.com

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  69. Great projects thanks for sharing. My favorite part of fall is watching the tree turn colors and getting together with my family for the holidays. Cindy

    cindy_gellhaus@yahoo.com

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  70. I love your projects but especially the BOO!

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  71. I love the fall because of the weather and because of all the cool fall project ideas that women like you post :) Your card is spooktacular!!! And so is your blog candy :)

    http://neverfullpricescrapbooking.blogspot.com/

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  72. Love both projects but especially easel card. Tfs

    My birthday falls in fall, that why I love this season

    Burffrau @ aol dot com

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  73. What an adorable witch card!!! Your colory with copics is fabulous! I enjoy fall because of the beautiful colors and the cooler weather.

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  74. Wow.... that card is AWESOME and so are all these comments!!! Look at all this blog love. TFS

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  75. Melissa,
    Those are too cute! I love the diamond glaze also! Maybe it would look great on some spooky eyes too!
    :)
    Jen
    http://mccalleyhouse.blogspot.com

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  76. Wow! I'm so impressed with your card. (and many other layouts on your blog.) Thanks for sharing all these.

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  77. Great projects!! I love the witchy card. Very SPOOKTACULAR!!!! Thanks for the blog hop--lots of fun!!!!

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  78. Both projects were way cute. I love the easel card. Thank You for being in the hop and for a chance to win great prizes.
    quilt 4 fun 2 at hotmail dot com

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  79. WOW!!! you did a great job on both and you have given me a great idea for some banners and decorations for this fall.

    Laurie l.
    llamoureux1964 at verizon dot net

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  80. Hey Melissa! These are coolest Halloween creations! Love the witch easel card with the spilling goo! The boo banner is adorable!

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  81. Love your projects. I love the cool weather during fall.

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  82. OMG I love this card just super cute!!!

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  83. Very awsome card. You put alot of work in your projects and I just love them. TFS
    ps...Im just south of you in Eugene.

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  84. Well I am speechless....I love this@&*!!! The brew is spectacular! :)

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  85. I used the term scraplifting the other day and my daughter died laughing. She said I was hooked and she is right. She made something the other day and she is now hooked. Not laughing anymore.

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  86. Great card and wall hanging. I love your use of colors. Thank you for sharing wiht us.

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  87. Awesome projects! Love everything about the card, especially the witch! My favorite thing about Halloween is going to an annual Halloween Party and seeing my nieces and nephew dressed up and excited! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  88. Omg that is sooo cute, thanks for the inspiration on your blog so more cant wait to see more!!!!

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  89. Ohhh i love that easel card! Your blog is fantastic!

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  90. Cute! TFS! www.ScrappyScavenger.blogspot.com

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  91. Very cute. Love the card and the banner. Fantastic.

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  92. Great projects, loving them. Thanks for sharing. Sweet giveaway.
    martha
    pattig161@yahoo.com

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  93. Thanks for sharing and your giveaway is FAB!
    Deborah
    deb.packwood@gmail.com

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  94. I defenetly agree with Christy!! Plus it doesnt help that her images are so darn cute. You really know how to bring Tiddlys to lfe. Your banner looks great as well.
    Fall brings cooler weather and Halloween bring delish candy!
    Thanks
    Jess M
    myscrapdiary(at)gmail(dot)com

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  95. Your cards are wonderful!! I love the fall for its cooler weather, changing leaves, bonfires and apple picking.

    Marilyn

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  96. SO cute! Love the cauldron card, the Glossy Accents makes the cauldron goo look awesome! :)

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  97. Love your project. I love the cooler temps that come with Fall. It allows me to stay inside and craft during my free time.

    Kathy
    Katsews at Gmail dot com

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  98. LOVE LOVE LOVE this! :o)

    My favorite thing about Halloween is the smell in the air when I'm handing out candy to the little ghosts and goblins - that fall smell - LOVE IT!

    Lori
    thepaisleyturtle.blogspot.com

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  99. Loved your projects. My favorite part about Halloween is seeing my kids enjoy getting dressed up to get some goodies!

    Mandy
    mjbaker@earthlink.net

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  100. All your projects are fabulous.........I love the easel card.

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  101. Love these projects. I love the wall hanging. TFS.

    My favorite part about halloween is the candy (especially candy corn) and having an excuse to eat it all :)

    Heather
    uofkgirl at gmail dot com

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  102. love your projects the are sweet and i love halloween because its my moms birthday and i love looking at all the kids costumes when they come trick or treating. michellecrawford80@yahoo.com

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  103. These are fab Melissa. So much 'scarey detail' lol!! Love the cute witch & the glossy accents effect is fab.
    hugs
    Shaon x

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  104. You did such a good job! I love that witch's brew card it looks so real!

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  105. I love the witch she is so cute! The goo looks so real. Great job
    Kitty
    casandra.styles@gmail.com

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  106. Really adorable card! You did an awesome job! TFS! I love the cool nights in fall! I live in Texas!

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  107. Very cute!!!

    Melissa
    dolfnz777 at yahoo dot com

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  108. Great job!

    Here is my link....looking for new followers too!

    http://christysscrappin.blogspot.com/

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  109. I adore your projects, especially the BOO hanging. I loved going Trick or Treating with my kids and seeing all our neighbors walking around the neighborhood. Now it's just fun passing out the candy.

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  110. Super awesome projects. Love looking around these blog hops for the great talent out there. Keeep up the great work.

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  111. Adorable card, Melissa! And your hanging is fab! It's not a total scraplift, but I appreciate the shout out. Hugs! D

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  112. Love your card. Saw it on the Cricut MB. Soo cute.

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  113. Melissa,

    You projects are amazing!!! :) I love them both! I might have to scraplift that wall hanging myself! ;)

    My favorite thing about fall is probably spending time with my two little ones to create their own costumes (my husband & I know it costs less and is tons easier to go for the store-bought, but as young as they are, they really get into it)!

    Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win,

    Jennifer
    partridgelu at yahoo dot com

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  114. I love the Witches Brew card, sooooo cute!!!!

    The thing I like most about Fall is all the different colord leaves, I like the red ones the most!

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  115. I really like the easel card! Gorgeous!

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  116. Great job! Thanks for the chance to win. I think I love the crispness of the air in fall, sweater weather!

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  117. I can finally comment... Melissa I could hardly restrain myself from commenting during the hop but I finally can tell you, your card was just jaw dropping! I LOVED EVERYTRHING about your card! I love the coloring of the witch, the font you used and the detail of the glaze! I have never heard of that before but you have sparked my intrest. I will be back after I comment on everyone elses blog... your creations are AMAZING!
    tfs
    Kim H

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  118. Your cards are SUPER super cute. Thank you for the chance to win in your blog candy. I lvoe blog hops and I love the fall weather.

    Denise

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