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Wisconsin has been a great place to be over the last few weeks. The weather is wonderful, the autumn leaves look gorgeous, and all the sports teams are doing great! It has been perfect weather for pumpkin and apple picking, bonfires and hay rides. All these things inspired me to use Alex’s Pumpkin (digital image) by Whimsy & Stars Studio. It sure looks like he is enjoying our great autumn weather.

A few months ago, I made a promise to myself to start coloring more images of people. This image is a couple of first for me – my first time coloring a boy image, and my first time coloring hair other than blonde. What do you think?

I also wanted to share some of the Halloween decorations my hubby put up this weekend. Although we have the usual graves, cob webs, spiders and skeletons, I really love what he did here.

It looks like these skeletons are going to break into my craft room! Keep your boney hands off my crafting supplies! I have a hot glue gun and I’m not afraid to use it! (Okay, maybe I am a little afraid since I burn myself every time I use it, but we won’t let these guys know.)

Make sure you stop back next Tuesday, October 18th, to see all the Whimsy & Stars Studios’ Christmas digi stamps. They are all so cute you just might want them all. I know I do!

Thank you for stopping by!


  • Stamps: Alex’s Pumpkin (digital stamp) by Whimsy and Stars Studios
  • Inks: None
  • Papers: Neenah Crest solar white CS, Paper Studio black CS, Papertrey kraft CS, American Crafts Night Fall DP
  • Tools: Sewing machine, Copic markers
  • Embellishments: Papertrey button twine, Close To My Heart button



Audrey Pettit said…
Love, love that card, Cheryl! Such sweet paper and what a little cutie image. I think you did a fabulous job with the coloring. Awesome brown hair. And such fabulous layering and stitching, as always. So love how that looks.
And speaking of love.........I am in love with those skeletons! How clever your husband is! So spooky and creepy and FUN!!! LOVE!
Karen B. said…
Agreed, Wisconsin has been beautiful! Your house is too much fun and what a lovely card!
Heather said…
This is just soooo sweet. That little boy is very handsome and your papers are just perfect for Fall.,

Thanks for playing along with us at Freshly Brewed Challenges month long prize challenge: Pumpkins

Have a wonderful day.
Heather D.
Hazel said…
You did a great job with your colouring - he looks great. Love your house decorations, clever husband! Thanks for joining us at OSAAT. Hazel x
Anita said…
Sweet and fabulous card Cheryl. Your coloring looks beautiful and I can't believe you don't like to color people. Love the papers and embellishments too. The skeletons on the house look fabulous!
Riet said…
What a gorgeous card Cheryl.

Hugs Riet.xx
Donna said…
Cute card Cheryl and such perfick papres and sentiment! Your halloween deccies are fab, my kids would love them :) Donna ♥ x
Beautiful card. You did a fabulous job on the coloring.
Darling card Cheryl! Love that background DP. Great Halloween decorations, love how the skeleton is just hanging out by the windows. ~jeni :)
Danni said…
Adorable card!! and fun decorations!
Lou said…
Hi! this is really gorgeous,perfectly coloured and he is so sweet-home looks fab too :)
hugs Lou.xx
Wedgie said…
Ha, those Halloween decorations! A very cute card too, great colouring. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week! Wedgie xxx
Chrissy said…
Gorgeous card Cheryl, your hair colouring is fabulous. Sweet little boy and love your papers. The skeletons are awesome...spooky..

Mina said…
fabulous card Cheryl, I love the paper you used its perfect for him...thanks for joining in with the Crafts and Me challenge
Mina xxx
whoistracy said…
LOVE those skeletons! Your house is so festive. Send your hubby over to mine to decorate outside when he's free. LOL
jimlynn said…
Such a pretty, pretty card! Love the papers and your coloring is just great. Perfect card for fall.
You did awesome coloring brunette boy!! I love your hubby's decorations.
Annette Bowes said…
Fantastic card Cheryl, wonderful colouring and colours, looking forward to seeing more people cards lol! Loooove the halloween decs, wish they celebrated it more over here, we used to have so much fun in England, hope you are well, take careX:)
Tammy said…
Adorable fall card Cheryl! I love that image and his hair looks perfect!! Thanks for playing along with us at Stamps R Us!
Tammy :)
He is so cute!! Great coloring the hair!! (all over coloring too!)

Love the background paper you used too!!

And that pumpkin colored button is terrific as well :)

(hope you got your coffee! just saw you FB post!!)

Jacilynn said…
cheryl, this is so sweet! I love fall and your card has made me smile.
Thanks for joining in OCS challenge this month!
Joanie said…
Such a cute fellow! Lovely card. Thank you for joining us at CFAS, Joanie
Tracey said…
Fabulous card Cheryl :) I love those skeletons decorating your house :D
Grace said…
What an adorable fall card! Your little boy came out perfect!!!! Your coloring is like you've been doing it forever! Love the dp too! THanks for joining us at SSIC this week!
Sarah said…
Hi Cheryl, what a sweet image and coloured very well. I think you did fine with the hair colour, like how you've done the shading around - it really makes it pop. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin'. Sarah
angelwhispers said…
Loving the halloween card just perfect and I love your Halloween decorations just so spooky!!
Thanks for joining us over at TCPFC Love Chanelle xxx
Viv said…
What a darling card! Love the image and yummy papers.
As for the skeletons....they are so coool!
Thanks for playing at Southern girls. Viv x
Karin said…
I think the hair turned out so cute and I love the fall paper...I wish my real life pumpkin looked as good as his too!
Hey Cheryl! Just dropping by, kinda like the skeletons to see what you are up to. ;-) Very sweet card!
Heidi said…
I do love this little image!
Very cute- love your pumpkin!
You should come join us on ABC DT Pumpking challenge.
Linda McClain said…
Oh, I'm so jealous. We don't get much of a Fall here in Texas. I love, love your boney decorations. And, your sweet little Fall guy card is precious. You're rocking the coloring. Thanks for sharing him with us at Catered Crop.
Carrie Sampsel said…
Love this card and the image is adorable. Way tooo cute!! Also, your decorations are awesome. I actually took a coouple of pics to put on my blog a few days ago, but haven't gotten around to posting it yet. TFS
Alicia said…
Hi Cheryl,
Gorgeous card and I LOVE your skeletons!!! Your house looks so lovely as well. xx
susan said…
Such a cute image! Great coloirng and card. Thanks for joining us at I DID IT CREATIONS CHALLENGE # 76! Good Luck!
Arabella said…
This card is absolutely adorable Cheryl! I love those skeletons on your house too!

Thanks for joining us for the Boys Boys Boys challenge at Pollycraft this week!

jonim52 said…
Adorable card, thanks for joining us at One Crazy Stamper!
Anne Marie said…
Hee hee, awesome decorating with the skeletons! I'm cracking up at your hot glue gun comment, too. I cause injusry every time I use mine, also. Adorable fall card, Cheryl! The colors are so pretty and I love that patterned paper! :)
Adorable Fall inspired card!! Love the sweet image. Thank you so much for playing along with us at the ABC DT Challenge!!
Joanne Gilch said…
fabulous coloring of the wee guys hair and the boney guys hanging out around the house....scareeee! MG did a fine and spooky job!!
Kathy said…
So cute, this is one of my fave W&S images, and you've colored him beautifully, Funny decorations, love the skeleton trying for a break in, lol!
Great card. I think you colour really well - could never have told it was your first brown hair! Thanks for joining us at Fussy and Fancy, and good luck. Lisbeth K
Made by Mandy said…
Fabulous card, love the image and colours

Many thanks for joining in with our Anything Goes challenge over at OSAAT. Hope to see you back again soon.

Mandy (DT member for OSAAT)
Debs said…
Adorable Fall creation, love your papers and sweet image, thanks so much for joining our challenge this week at One Stitch at a Time
Patty said…
Super cute card and your coloring is so pretty. Love the skeletons trying to break into your craft room, too cute!
Sue said…
Super cute card. Thanks for joining us at One Crazy Stamper this month.
Milliesmarvels said…
This is so cute! I love the image!
Thanks for joining us for the Pollycraft Challenge.
Mahmood Ali said…
I like your posted card its looking so gorgeous i appreciate your creative work...
Plastic card printing
Plastic card

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