Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Cut-Out Pumpkin With My Desk

Wonderful Wednesday!  I'm taking the day off to get some work done such as fix Dad's dress slacks (clean with Dryel in the dryer then iron), maybe make some cupcakes, clean the dining room table, and think of something for supper.  But first... It's WEDNESDAY!  If you've been following me you know that today I'm taking part in a international blog hop about desks.  You know, the messy tables where we crafters create...  And thanks to Julia at the Stamping Ground who brought this community together.

At the moment my desk is rather inactive.  Just the residual stuff from this past week and weekend when I managed to get my 4 card samples completed along with the supply list (sizes of cut papers, inks, etc) and the directions for a class proposal in October. You see my paper trimmer, Cricut, some stamps, my Corner Chomper and a package of rhinestones, my Scor-Pal on the blue mat, then scissors, some scraps, ATG tape gun, and who knows what.  And you can see behind the Cricut where I have stuff galore with my Copics, and "stuff". And if you're interested I've shown 2 cards already so here is the 3rd.

I seen a really cool card on Pinterest doing this and was most excited!  The blogger who made the original card used punches.  I used Spellbinder dies instead.  And I just purchased a Copper Wink of Luna brush which has a subtle metallic look which I used on the pumpkin stem.  My Corner Chomper got a bit of use to round the corners.  I love the option of using either the 1/4" or 1/2" roundings.

Now, isn't this cool??? I never would have thought to "cut away" the inside, just like a jack-o-lantern, but without the face. The blog name is Hands On and you can see the original card by clicking on the blog name.  But now that my post is done, please head over to the Stamping Ground and check out all the other desks.  (And, if you have time, go back a couple posts on Julia's blog and check out the cool ships!!  They are fabulous!)  Also, before you leave I'd love to hear from you about my post if you're so inclined.


Eliza said...

I love your card and you're right I would never thought of it either, it does get the mind running rampant now. Hope you have a wonderful crafting week and thanks for visiting

Hugs Eliza & Yoda

Hazel said...

Yes, that really is cool. Thanks for sharing your workspace today. Hope you have a great day and a lovely crafting week to come. Hazel, WOYWW #45 x

Lunch Lady Jan said...

I love that not-quite-a-pumpkin card! Such looks great with its 3D effect and yet it would fold flat for posting. These other bloggers are blooming clever, aren't they?!
Hugs, LLJ 30 xx

glitterandglue said...

I'm with LLJ - a not-quite-a-pumpkin - but in slightly different colours it would make a great Christmas bauble card... I love the 3D effect it gives. Great.
Fantastic array of pens there, Carol - wow! I take it you love to colour images... Is your cricut the big red object with a girl on the front? No idea what one looks like - a bit ignorant, I'm afraid!
Thanks for visiting, and for the lovely comments.
Take care. God bless.
Margaret #4

Chrysalis said...

You're right, that gives a lovely effect on the card. You sound like one busy woman, with all you've got going on! Enjoy, Chris # 34

jill said...

A lovely card Carol, Happy woyww Jill #19

Felix the Crafty Cat said...

Love the card, great idea.
Your desk looks really busy this week. Hope you have agreat week crafting, Angela x 44

April said...

I love your desk - so many crafty goodies. And your card is adorable. Love the layering and the fall colors.
April #74

Lisca said...

Oh your desk does look busy. Lots of stuff happening!
I love the 'pumpkin' card. Great idea with a circle punch. I have some circular dies and I'm certain going to give this idea a whirl.
Thanks for letting me look over your shoulder.

Kelly said...

What a neat take on a jack o lantern! very festive. Creative Blessings! Kelly #67

Anonymous said...

I really like this card. What a neat idea! I'll have to try this one! once again, Thanks for sharing.
Gail S., from Michigan