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Apple Pie and Marley's Ghost

Today, I stayed in my jammies and made a few cards - fun, fun, fun. I made this card for the following challenges:

SCS - FS295 (click here to see Vicki's card that I cased)
SCS - Twisted Sisters (to use Fall Leaves)
Fresh Brewed - Apple Tree Photo Inspiratin
Pattie's Creations - #53 Anything Goes
Digistamp4joy - All The Leaves are Brown (but I have green ones too)

My image is called Pork-o from Loopy4digis and it is available at Can You Digi It? and the green strip of paper is from Green Goddess Creations and is available at CYDI? too.

This card is for the Haunted Design House Challenge #152 Chain Me Up, Chain Me Down challenge. I had to wait for time to make this one as I had to work a bunch of overtime this week. Marley is from Mo's Digital, and I had to use it for this interesting challenge. My bg paper is digi paper from Green Goddess Creations -I just changed the color and blurred the skulls.


  1. Brilliant cards - love the pig - it is making me hungry.
    Suzie xx

  2. Ha! Love the Mo image, and that sentiment is hilarious!
    Thank you for playing along with us this week at HDH!

  3. lol, very cool, great image and sentiment
    thanks for joining us at haunted design house.

  4. Both of these made me smile Nancy, I like the piggy with his apple pies, I love the Marley image the skull background and the sentiment.
    Kevin xx

  5. Both cards are fab but my fav is Marley - my kind of Crimbo card lol. Thank you for sharing these with us at MM @ HDH

  6. That's my idea of a great day - jammies and crafting! The Pork-o card is just too cute and I love the added apples and the Marley card is fabulous, such great background paper and that cool image!!

  7. That pig is too fun :) Love the punched apples with the greenery. Know a few people who have the same expression on their faces when it comes to pies LOL!

  8. I agree! Lol! What an adorable card and love the sentiment! Thanks for sharing and joining us at Digistamps4Joy.

    Much Hugs & Craftiness!

    Angela (DT Member)

  9. A lovely image and a great card. Thank you for joining our challenge at
    Digistamps4Joy this week and good luck.. Ursula Uphof DT member
    My Crafting Corner

  10. Both of these are fabulous! Love your coloring on the little pig and his pie and that skull background on the second one looks so cool. Love how you blurred them (it looks very shiny like you have embossing powder all over it). Very cool looking!

  11. Your piggy/apple pie card is just too cute Nancy! but I just LOVE your Marley card - what a great Mo image - and you were so creative in changing the digi paper - love the blurry look of those skulls!!

  12. That background paper is immense. Loving the colouring. Thanks for playing along with haunted design house x

  13. This is beautiful. Everything works so well together. Hugs Desíre {Doing Life - my personal blog}  {Digistamps4Joy DT Member} 

  14. Super cute and very beautiful card.
    Thanks for join us at Digistamps4Joy.

    Greetings karin DT member

  15. HA HA Pork-o is just too cute. I would love to join him in that dessert tasting..probably going to be more than a tasting, though. What a fun card, Nancy.

    I am just wondering how you blurred those skulls.

  16. Both cards are absolutely fabulous! Love the Marley background and the pig is one cutie-pie!

  17. This is perfect for our current challenge at Pattie’s Creations. Thanks for joining us!
    Pattie ♥
    at Pattie's Creations Design Challenge!

  18. I love the apples to go with your pie and this funny card too!!!

  19. The pie card makes me laugh. My daughter went on a road trip last weekend and bought home
    an apple pie just like this one. It was delicious, just like your card.

  20. How flipping cool is my paper in a sepia tone? I love it! Thank you!



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