Spooky Halloween Art Journal Page

Spooky Halloween

Welcome back to my blog πŸ™‚ The last week was a little hectic at work (yay!!! It was way to boring before that πŸ˜› ), so I just had a little time to craft every evening. That was perfect for this page as several things needed to dry over night. It’s a little harder for me to describe how I created this spooky Halloween page. I tried a lot of things, sprayed some ink here and smeared some paint there and at the end, this is what it looked like. So, I’m sorry for the lack of instructions this time …

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Stretch Your Dies And Add A Ghost

the card

Hello everyone! I’m up at the Kat Scrappiness blog with another Halloween card. To change things up a little, I used a non-Halloween sentiment to show you how you could stretch your dies too πŸ™‚ I started by die-cutting the white background piece and some black card stock with Kat’s rope die and added the Lawn Fawn house border to the black piece. Now I die-cut a mask for the moon and adhered it to the white background piece. I blended Wilted Violet and Seedless Preserves Distress Ink back and forth till I had the coverage that I wanted. After …

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Not For Easily Scared Readers – Spooky Halloween with So Suzy Stamps

Contagion

Happy Halloween everyone! I’m up on the So Suzy blog and wanted to share a simple but spooky Halloween card with you πŸ™‚ I started by cutting a black piece of card stock and preparing it with the anti-static tool. Then I stamped the Contagion stamp using Versamark ink and sprinkled white embossing powder on top. I use the Michael’s brand and love it! Tipp: to remove the white access from the anti-static tool that is especially visible on black paper, use a regular eraser and carefully “erase” the powder. The card was too black for my liking, so I …

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Celebrating World Card Making Day with a Candy Corn Card

Candy Corn Card

Happy World Card Making Day! Woohoo! The Kat Scrappiness Design Team is celebrating this special day with tons of amazing cards, challenges and prizes! I would love to see your creation in the challenge over at the Kat Scrappiness blog!!! πŸ™‚ Celebrate with 12% off your favorite products till Oct. 3rd, 2016 with Coupon Code MAKECARDS2016 Here is how I created my candy corn card. I started by creating the background with this cute bat stencil and Dreamweaver texture paste in black matte. This had to dry, although that particular paste doesn’t need an entire day, thankfully. But I still …

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Happy Halloween Card with Kat Scrappiness

Happy Halloween with Kat

Welcome to my first blog article with the Kat Scrappiness Design Team. To say I’m thrilled would be an understatement. I love her shop and everything she does for us crafters! So let’s get started, shall we? I wanted to create a rather simple Halloween card with Kat Scrappiness sequins being the focus. So I decided to keep the background settled. I cut a piece of black card stock (5.5″x4″), two stripes from last years Lawn Fawn paper pack and the Happy Halloween sentiment from the Cheery Lynn die. Now I dipped the sentiment into the Versamark ink pad, sprinkled …

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Scary Bookmarks That Might Keep You Up At Night

Scary Bookmarks That Will Keep You up at Night

Hello everyone, I hope you have a spooky day πŸ™‚ With all the amazing So Suzy Halloween stamps I had a hard time to decide which one to use for today’s Design Team post. At the end I decided for 6 stamps from the new release (all listed at the bottom). I started by cutting two pieces of black card stock (5 3/4″x 1 3/4″). First, I stamped the “Trick or Treat” sentiment using Versamark ink. Then I grabbed the Boo, 31st, and Shade stamp and created a background pattern (I might have CASE’d the idea with the legs from …

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How About A Haunted House Halloween Card in May?

Halloween Card

We have May and it’s time for a Haunted House Halloween Card, correct? I know it’s a little early, but I just got this amazing Haunted House from So Suzy Stamps and had to create something with it πŸ™‚ Btw, I thought that it might be time to create a water mark for my pictures. Looks more professional, doesn’t it? πŸ˜‰ Anyway, I started with stamping the haunted house using my stamping tool a couple of times to create a crisp, black image. I also added the sentiment using Versafine ink and the “Trick or Treat” stamp from Lawn Fawn’s …

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Halloween Card with Mama Elephant Kittens

Halloween Card

Today I’d like to share a Halloween card with you that I made a few days ago. But I made it for a friend, so I had to wait till she received it πŸ™‚ This card is highlighting both Mama Elephant Meowlloween stamp sets (Meowlloween and Meowlloween Extras) and some pumpkins from the Moonlight set from Winnie & Walter. For the background I used distress inks and the starry background die from WPlus9. First I colored the background with the distress inks wilted violet, hickory smoke, and blueprint sketch. While that was drying, I cut some paper using Lawn Fawn’s …

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