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Johnny and the Kraken


Life is full on Monsters and some days the Monsters seem awfully large. I have a lot of friends that would appreciate this card, but I think I am going to keep it and put it on my desk at work. I am entering this in the Haunted Design House Challenge "Creepy Cryptids" (HDH153). Cryptids have something to do with a creature or plant whose existence has been suggested but is unrecognized by scientific consensus and often regarded as highly unlikely. My Cryptid is the Kraken - the giant sea monster with special powers. I used the Capt'n Jack Octopode - one of my fav images (reminds me of Johnny Depp).

Hope your monsters are small today! Hugz!


Comments

  1. Well, how true that sentiment. You are so creative, Nancy. Yep, your Octopode is a Johnny Depp look-alike. How 'bout that?

    Hope you have a super weekend!!

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  2. Excellent - brilliantly put together :-) Thank you for playing along at Haunted Design House :-) xx

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  3. This is awesome Nutzi. Nothing like a good Johnny Depp image to help chase the monsters away...lol I hope to be joining the Haunted Design challenge soon. They are so much fun. I like that little charm element on this too! You haven't filled me in on the changed Wedding plans. I am sitting here on edge wondering what's going on!!!
    Bear Hugs,
    Carol

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  4. Fabby card and superb for the challenge. Thanks for entering the haunted design house challenge this week x

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  5. Such a cool sentiment and so very true! I agree that he is definitely a JD look-a-like and that makes him one of my fave Octopode digis :) I'm loving him in purple too!

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  6. So fun! Love that image too and great colors.

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  7. Great take on the challenge and a Fabulous card. Love it.

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  8. Unleash the Cracken ;) brilliant, love the colours.
    thanks for joining us at haunted design house

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  9. What a wonderful sentiment to go with these images. I could do with that on my desk lol. Thank you for sharing this with us at MM @ HDH

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  10. Haha! SO looks like Johnny Depp! Hope you had an awesome weekend! :)

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  11. very creative card my friend..
    I dream that monsters become awfully large when they are about to die.. good that you kept it at your desk.. I am keeping it in my mind RAM..
    -samir

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