Wednesday, October 1, 2014

October Halloween/Christmas Challenge

October is here and OCS is back with a new challenge. The OCSDesign Team are continuing to use High Hopes New Halloween/Christmas release for this month.  The challenge theme is "Halloween/Christmas". You can use any stamp except for digital images. You have all month to join in the fun for a chance to win a fabulous prize from OCS.

Create a project following our theme and enter it into our InLinkz tool below!

Challenge Details/Rules:

YOU CAN USE ANY IMAGE YOU WANT EXCEPT DIGITAL IMAGES. Any entry using a digital image will be deleted.

- You have all month long to join in our challenge.
- You can enter up to 5 times.
- Only new projects, no back linking to old projects.
- You must link the OCS blog in your entry post.
- Following the OCS blog or Facebook page is appreciated

This month you have the chance to win a prize pack ........ from One Crazy Stamper just for playing our Blog Challenge.

Now for some inspiration from the OCS Design Team.
I am showcasing two stamps from High Hopes on my card. Window and Frosty Snowman.  I am using Heartfelt Creations pattern paper, and I am using a tree die in the background and I used 3D foam squares to pop up the window, and also my snowman.  I colored the images with Copic Markers.  C0, C1, C3, C7, BV 20, BV23, R32, R37, R35, R39, R89,W1, W3, W5, W7

Supplies: (High Hopes), Gelly Roll-Metalic Sepia & Stardust Sliver(Sakura), Stickles-Olive(Ranger), Pearl Pen-Sliver(Viva Decor), Lace-Wildberry(Bo Bunny), Clay Molds for bird, branch, leaves and butterfly(Martha Stewart)

Copic Markers: Elf #1 E11, E13, G94, G99, BG70, BG72, R56. Elf #2 E01, E00,  BG90, BG93, E50, E53, R56, R89, E37.  Elf #3 E00, E11, R56, R89, E37, BG70, BG72, YG61, YG63, YG67

Derwent Inktense Pencils(used on the clay bird):SIENNA GOLD, GOLDEN YELLOW, BARK, SHIRAZ, CRIMSON
Products from the OCS store: High Hopes stamp
We R Memory Keepers Gift Bag Punch Board



Inside of Card

Supplies used: Caroling Snowlady and Window (High Hopes Rubber Stamps), Fabriano Watercolour Paper - Hot Press, DP - Joyous (MME), Derwent Inktense Pencils - White, Hooker's Green, Beech Green, Iris Blue, Golden
Yellow, Carmine Pink, Peacock Blue, Dark Aquamarine, Poppy Red, Natural Gray, Saddle Brown, Oak, Sienna Gold, Baked Earth; Splendid Circles (Spellbinders), Santa Village Scene (Cottage Cutz), Polar White (Flower Soft)

Shari G.
Supplies Used:  High Hopes Stamps, Frosty's Friends, Copic Xpress It Cardstock, Copic Sketch Markers, 3D Pop Dots, Your Next Stamp Sparkly Baby Blue Gumdrops, My Favorite Things Die-Namics Let It Snowflake, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Memento Rose Bud Ink, Memento Summer Sky Ink.


  1. Thanks for the fun challenge and the awesome DT work for added inspiration! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  2. Can't get enough Christmas challenges - lurvely!!! Thank you for showing us all the amazing DT cards.

    Hugs to you Sue Pxxx

  3. Fun challenge, Merry Hallowistmas!!


  4. Such sweet cards from the DT! Thanks for the fun challenge by combining two challenges! hugs, de