September 26, 2011

Candy Corn Craze

Hey Y'all! Happy Monday! Aymee Gandy of A Scraphappy Southernbelle here with you on this beautiful day to share a few cards I have created. Can you believe October is almost upon us? I love October! Not only is it my birthday month, but Halloween is near too! I love Halloween! All the kids dressed up in their cute costumes, the festive decorations, and the delectable candy make it so much fun!!! I have already put out our Halloween decorations in our home and it got me in the mood to create. My all time favorite candy during this time of year has got to be candy corn. It's so sweet, colorful, and just perfect! So with visions of candy corn dancing around in my head, I swooped down over my scrappy studio and got to scrappin'!! Here is what I came up with:

"Let's Paint The Town"

Supplies Used
Cardstock: The Paper Studio, Bazzill Basics Paper
Patterned Paper: Die Cuts With A View
Ribbon: Hobby Lobby
Rhinestones: Queen & Co.
Stamp: Studio G
Ink: Stampin' Up!
Colored Pencils: Crayola
Corner Punch: EK Success
Electronic Cutter: Cricut Expression
Cartridge: Slumber Party
Font: Allison's Hand

I started out by cutting this card base from the 'Slumber Party' cartridge. I then cut 3 bottles of nail polish from the same cartridge and added 'candy corn' colored paint to the inside of each. I stamped the candy corn underneath that and colored those in with my colored pencils. I'm not much of a artist when it comes to coloring in stamped images, but I tried my best! I used pop dots to pop up the bottles of nail polish for added dimension. I also added some rhinestones to the bottles. I finished off the card with some black ribbon.

Here is a closer view of my bottles. I wonder what people would think if I painted my toenails in these colors? Would they think I'm crazy?! Tee Hee! Probably so! But how festive would that be?!
I used my Microsoft Word program on my computer to type up my sentiment for the inside of the card. I printed it out onto some white cardstock and added it to the inside with coordinating patterned paper.
"Candy Corn Cupcake"
Supplies Used
Cardstock: The Paper Studio, Bazzill Basics Paper
Twine: My Craft Spot
Rhinestones: Queen & Co.
Glitter Glue: Stickles (Ranger Industries)
Electronic Cutter: Cricut Expression
Cartridge: From My Kitchen
Software: Cricut Gypsy
Embossing Machine: Cuttlebug
Embossing Folders: Swiss Dots, D'Vine Swirl

What Halloween would be complete without a candy corn colored cupcake? I used my Gypsy and the 'From My Kitchen' cartridge to make this shaped card. I added a bit of embossing for texture.
I added Stickles to the cupcake liner and the cherry for some shine.
"Candy Corn Kisses, Halloween Wishes"

Supplies Used
Cardstock: The Paper Studio
Patterned Paper: Die Cuts With A View
Trim: source unknown (got these at a discount store called Surplus City)
Rhinestones: Queen & Co.
Thread: Coats & Clark
Stamp: My Craft Spot
Ink: Stampin' Up!
Electronic Cutter: Cricut Expression
Cartridge: Smiley Cards
Software: Cricut Gypsy

For this card, I cut out a large piece of candy corn using the Smiley Cards cartridge on my Gypsy. I then layered a mixture of yellow, orange, and white trim over the top of it to create a unique piece of candy corn. I also did a bit of stitching with my sewing machine. This card was really simple and came together in about 20 minutes.
I stamped the inside of the card with a stamp from Kimberly over at 'My Craft Spot.'
I love the texture the trims give! I wish I could take all of you scrappers with me to this store called 'Surplus City' in my town! Y'all would have a fit! There is an aisle about 50 yards long STUFFED with trim, ribbon, lace, etc. It is like a scrappy heaven! LOL
I hope you have enjoyed these 'candy corn' themed projects and that they will inspire you to create some of your own! Have a safe Halloween!

Happy Scrappin'!!!


Stacy said...

So so cute. I love the colors, I really like how you used the trim
Hugs, Stacy

Angi Barrs said...

So fun and festive for Halloween. Love that candy corn. :)

Mrs. Green said...

I absolutely adore the nail polish card. The sentiment inside is so funny and really makes the card come together. Super job!

Sheila aka SassyLady said...

Aymee these cards are just adorable! I love the sentiment in the first on and the detail that you have in all the cards. Not a fan of the creepy spider though. teehee
Thanks for sharing with us today.

mfc.melissamade2 said...

Oh these are all so adorable! I love Candy Corn things on Halloween and your cards are all gorgeous - don't you just love those stamps from My Craft Spot - I've used them on ALL of my Halloween and Fall stuff!!! Gorgeous projects - LOVE the nail polish!

Java Jen's Creations said...

Very cute projects!! Love the festive colors!

Bunnyfreak said...

Love all the candy corn projects.

Jennifer said...

I love these awesome looking cards. I must say I like the corn candy card with the ribbons and lace the best. Thanks.

Dan and Heather said...

I really like your halloween cards. Candy corn this time of year is the best and these cards make me want to run to the store. TFS

Lisa said...

WOW, love them all, especially the one done with lace, that one is awesome. I love candy corn also but it can be very addictive. Great job.

Cricut Couple said...

Oh Aymee, These are amazing! Love it!

Carol said...

OMGoodness ... all three of these cards are totally adorable and very creative too! =)


Snowmanlover said...

OMG! love all of those bright colors! so much fun! Great card design on the first one too!

Audrey Frelx said...

All three cards are just so adorable!!!

Simply Sassy Scrapper said...

All the cards are simply adorable!!! Great creative work!

Misty Morgan said...

I love your cards, they are adorable!