Thursday, October 6, 2016

Spooky

Hi there and welcome back!  What I'm sharing with you today is the card I made for The Paper Players current challenge to make a Halloween card.  Lots of fun mixing retired and new stamps for this scene.


A while back Stampin' Up! had the retired Among The Trees stamps set available in the Clearance section so I snapped it up.  I love the moon with the sentiment and scary eyes staring out.  I inked it up in So Saffron, stamped it on the Whisper White panel, then masked it so I could sponge the rest of the background.  After that was complete, I used a sponge with some Delightful Dijon around the edge and blended it into the sky.


After the background and moon were done, I stamped the owl on the panel, then stamped the branch on Whisper White and fussy cut it.  I did that because I wanted to be certain of the placement.  I'm absolutely in love with the fence from Halloween Scenes Edgelits - don't know why except maybe the fence sets the scene, this time with the ghosts from the Spooky Fun stamp set popping out from behind.  In finishing the card, I decided not to add anything other than some designer series paper in the back so the scene would be the main focus.

I've added a link below to the challenge - be sure to head on over there and enjoy all the fabulous inspiration!



Thanks for visiting!

Stef


Product details
Stamps:  Spooky Fun, Among the Branches
Paper:  Whisper White, Basic Black, Halloween Night Specialty dsp
Ink:  Basic Black, Old Olive, Rich Razzleberry, Cajun Craze, So Saffron, Delightful Dijon
Other:  Halloween Scenes Edgelits, Sponges, Paper Snips

6 comments:

  1. Fabulous "spooky" scene, Steph! That background is perfectly done and I really like the green hue behind the fence. Really, it's all well done! Thanks for sharing with the Paper Players this week.

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  2. Wonderful card, love your blending, amazing colouring.

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  3. Wow! What a neat halloween scene. I love the moon!! Its perfect!

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  4. This is sooooo cool! Love it! So happy you shared this with us at the Players this week!!

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  5. Stef, this is such a fantastic card! So spooky! I love the background you created! Thank you very much for joining my Halloween challenge at The Paper Players this week! XX

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  6. Awesome card! I usually do my Halloween skies in purple and dark blue but I really like yours a lot so maybe its time for a switch!!!

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