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Birdie Pirate goes Batty - CH38

Hello again dear sweet friends - hope you are doing wonderfully. 

It time for this weeks challenge at Tuesday Alchemy.  In all honesty I am not a big fan of Halloween (never have been) and so this challenge was a bit of a challenge for me.  I wanted to make something cute and adorable rather than scary and creepy.  I still hope you will join in the challenge and since we have two sponsors this week there will be two changes to win a prize.  The sponsors are:

Can you believe it??  I actually made a card and it was so much fun.  I fell in love with this little Birdie Pirate and just had to create something with him.  (The adorable image is from 2 Cute Ink).   I honestly can't say he is very spooky looking.  I am hoping with the bats hovering above him and the row of skulls he is standing on will add the spooky look to the card.  What do you think??  By the way - I have been hoarding these little bat embellishments and the skulls border for several years now.  I just hadn't found the right project to use them on until now and I am so happy I waited.

Sure hope you will join us this week and I can't wait to see what you create. And of course - you never know - you could be this week's winner.

I am also submitting this card in the following challenges:

Through the Craftroom Door - Challenge #42   11/5

Just Keep On Creating - Anything Goes - Challenge #4     11/1

Spark Your Creativity  - Anything Goes Challenge #2    11/1

My Mums Craft Shop Challenge - Bold and Bright   11/6

Crafty Mess Challenge #20  11/2

Use It Tuesday #42 11/2

With hugs and smiles


By the way - there are two more days left in my blog candy giveaway.  All you need to do to enter is become a follower of my blog (unless you already are),  and leave a comment on the link below:

and you will get another entry into the drawing if you post the link on your blog with a link back here.


  1. Hi Laine
    What a super sweet Halloween card! It made me smile as soon as I saw it. That birdie pirate is super cute. Love the rest of the elements you chose for this card too.
    Happy Halloween for tomorrow!
    Michaela xx

  2. This is so darn cute - love it. Hope you are doing OK. Hugs, Karon.

  3. Birdy Pirate such funny, merry and not nearly frightful :):):)
    remarkable card

  4. This is gorgeous Laine love the sweet image and the design and layout are fabulous. Take care hun. Hugs Caroline xxx

  5. Wow this bird is not to be messed with :-) Love it!!!

    thanks for taking part in the Cards Galore challenge with us.


  6. Now, this is the Laine I love.....quirky design with fun it! The image is a real sweetie and I'm very envious of that skull ribbon...great job!

  7. What a super cute Halloween card! Thanks for joining us at Challenges 4 Everybody!
    Hugs xx Cara xx DT

  8. What a cute image. Great way to dress up an image for Halloween. Thanks for joining us at TTCRD.

  9. Hello. Your card is Stunning. Visiting from MIM..Loz

  10. Very Beautiful card and colours. Spotted this on MIM. Faye

  11. Great image, just love it. Thanks for joining us at Craftymess.

  12. what a fab card ,love the skull border and thiose fabulous bats
    thanks for joining us at MIM and good luck
    tracey x

  13. And I thought Jack Sparrow was the finest looking pirate ;-) Gosh, your pirate bird is awefully cute and way too adorable! Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog, take care, Ira x

  14. Cute and adorable...

    Thanks for joining us this week at Love to Create. Hope to see you back again next week as well..joann sassy raggedy

  15. Oh this is such a cute card! Thanks for joining us this week at Love to Create Challenges. NancyD

  16. Oh wow this is so adorable! Love that pirate bird!!
    Thanks for joining us at Use it Tuesday this week!

  17. Cute creation Laine!! I love the little bats!! Hope you have a nice weekend!


  18. How not to love the pirate birdie! And those bats are too cute as well, cute card!
    Thank you so much for playing along with us at UIT!

  19. fab the layout and design.

    Thanks for joining us at MMCS.


  20. This is Darling! Thank you so much for playing with us this week at Love to Create Challenge for our Lots of Layers Challenge! Can't wait to see what you'll create next week!

    Many Blessings,

  21. Thanks so much for sharing your lovely project at Anything goes, Just keep on creating.
    Sorry it has taken so long to leave a comment. Just to let you know that the challenges are up and running again so hope you will continue to play along.
    Also letting you know that I am having a giveaway on my personal blog as well hoping you will enter :)


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