Thursday, October 9, 2014

Going all out for Halloween


I kind of miss the old days when my son would spend 3 months changing his mind about what he wanted for a Halloween costume. About now is when I'd tell him to make up his mind for sure so I'd have time to actually make the costume...



I kind of got into that spirit with this card.  The sketch is from Sketch Saturday  (#330). The haunted house is from QKR Stampede, and it's layered on purple. Behind that, I used a big spiderweb image, with just enough showing to suggest what it is. There are bats on the band running behind that.

I got the idea for the tombstone somewhere online, but mine might be a slightly scaled down version of the original. I took a chipboard tag and covered it with gray acrylic paint. My paint is old and rather thick, which worked out well for the effect.  After it dried, I sponged on black ink and black-embossed RIP.


This card is for the following challenges:

Sketch Saturday #330
Whoopsi Daisy, Things with Wing (bats all over the place)
Loves Rubberstamps #121, anything goes
Papertake Weekly, anything goes.

7 comments:

  1. Great card thanks for sharing at Whoopsi Daisy good luck x

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  2. Lovely card,thanks for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy. Louise x

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  3. Great card love it thanks for sharing at Whoopsi Daisy good luck Sue DT xx

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  4. great card .love the colors and the theme too.
    If you are interested in challenges, I host a new one called "Throwback Thursdays", at my blog.
    Warm hello,
    bibiana

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  5. Terrific Hallowe'en card xxx

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  6. Fantastic Halloween card and I love the tombstone! Thanks for joining the challenge this week over at Loves Rubberstamps! :)

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  7. Fabulous Halloween card, I love it. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

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