It's a Shell-abration:

Wowza - someone get me some coffee!  I'm all glossy-eyed and staring at the wall.  Note to self:  blink!

This week StampFairy is sponsoring Cute Card Thursday's Something Scary challenge. 

Does Barry look scary in his lobster suit - probably not.  But he sure looks cute!

I've put Barry in a shimmery lobster suit though it is a bit hard to tell.  And googly eyes - come on - aren't those the best invention ever!?
Card Ingredients:  StampFairy digi, Echo Park papers, Recollections cardstock, Prismacolor pencils, Celebrate It ribbon, Creatology googly eyes.  Tools:  mineral spirits and blending stumps, sewing machine, Rectangle Nestie, C.C. Designs Bubble cutters.

I made this card for the following challenges:  Crafty Creations - Halloween spooks, Kaboodle Doodles and Tip Top Tuesday - Halloween, Tammy's Scrapin' Corner - Trick or Treat, Sunday Sketch & Stamp - sketch:

TOP TIP Tippy:  Even if you don't "celebrate" Halloween doesn't mean you can't make Halloween-type cards.  I used a trick-or-treat image, but got creative with the sentiment.  I don't much care for Halloween (gasp) and don't hand out Halloween cards, but I will be able to use this card for pretty much anything. I have someone's birthday in mind for this one :)

That's it for me today - have a wonderful Thursday!

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Jingle said…
This is so cute! I love the red circle bubble thingies!
Tracey said…
Fabulous card Deanne, I love the colours you've used :)
Lisa Minckler said…
Deanne, this is adorable! You are so good at coloring the bear fur. I swear it looks so puffy!! Love the coloring and paper piecing and no doubt perfect in his Halloween costume. Love that matching sentiment. Just adorable! :)

Thank you so much for playing along with us at Top Tip Tuesday!
Remember you can enter up to 3 projects and 3 tips.
Have a great one!
Lisa xx
Annette said…
Love your card Deanne. The sentiment is fab. I'm not one for Halloween cards either. We just don't send them. Your twist on the idea is great.
Love the stitching, the circles and the costume! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles’ “Trick or Treat /Anything Fall” Challenge!

Kath - Admin
Blog: Creo by Lady Katutz
Lynne said…
Tremendous creativity, Deanne! Hope to see you soon! Take care.
Whimsey said…
Very cute - made me giggle.

LOVE those circles!!
Chrissy said…
I was prepared to be scared, then sweet Barry turned up in his lobster suit and all my fears melted away...he is adorable Deanne, gorgeous card.

Unknown said…
This is absolutely adorable!! Thanks for playing along with us at Kaboodle Doodles this week.
Unknown said…
This image is precious and I love your colors. This is really wonderful.
Thank you for your entry this week, Please come back next week.
Tammy Ortiz
Founder of
Tammy Scrapin Corner
karalschuknecht said…
This is such a cute image and you have done an amazing job putting this together. Thanks for joining us this week for the Trick-or-Treat challenge.
Karal DT for Tammy's Scrapin Corner
Ros Crawford said…
Yep, he's so very cute ... great card Deanne
NanaConnie said…
Barry still looks cuddly, even in his lobster suit, Deanne! Fabulous design. Thanks so much for playing along in the "Trick or Treat" challenge at Tammy's Scrapin' Corner this week. Good luck in the draw.
NanaConnie DT
Anonymous said…
Fabulous card LOVE the texture you have achieved on your card! this is an awesome Halloween card! Thanks for Playing along with us this time at Top Tip Tuesday Challenge, Samantha :0)
Tracy said…
I don't do Halloween either so I really like how you used the image in a different way. Adorable! Thanks so much for playing along with the Top Tip Tuesday Challenge! GD Tracy
Ime said…
great card! thanks for joining us at kaboodle doodles
Uma said…
sooo cute! love the big bow too. Thank you for joining us at Sunday Sketch & Stamp.

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