Saturday, October 27, 2012

Vintage Halloween Words


For someone who dislikes spiders so much I tend to use quite a few of them on Halloween cards.  This was a simple one to create.  The black patterned paper is Nightfall by Memory Box.  

To create the focal image, I stamped the Halloween Words first by loading the stamp with VersaMark then StazOn Black ink before stamping it onto a piece of Whisper White.  The image was embossed with clear embossing powder and a heat gun. 

Next, I sponged Brilliance Galaxy Gold, Apricot Appeal, Pumpkin Pie and Dusty Durango.  The edges were torn with a tearing tool and sponged with Distress Black Soot.  To add some sparkle I sprayed a little Tsukineko Gold Shimmer Spritz over the sponged background.  I like how the fonts are different on these words and didn't want to cover them up.


The spiders were cut from Basic Black paper using the new Memory Box dangling spider die.  Tsukineko Sparkle Shimmer Spritz was added to them.    


Here is a peek at the inside.


Everything was mounted to a black onyx card.  The finished size is 4.75" x 4.75".  Since I have been slacking with posting my Halloween cards the next week will be filled with spookiness!  I'll be spending the weekend away from the computer as I need to cut back the gardens and rake leaves.  Have a great one!

Card Recipe:
Stamps:  Memory Box Vintage Halloween Words, Northwoods Rubber Stamps Spooky Wishing You A Night
Paper:  Black Onyx, Memory Box Nightfall Designer Paper, Whisper White, Basic Black, Dusty Durango, Very Vanilla
Ink:  Image - StazOn Black with Clear EP; Sponging - Brilliance Galaxy Gold, Apricot Appeal, Pumpkin Pie, Dusty Durango, Distress Black Soot; Sentiment - Dusty Durango; Cauldron - StazOn Black
Accessories:  Tsukineko Sparkle and Gold Shimmer Spritz, Tearing Tool, Memory Box Dangling Spider Die
Techniques:  Embossing, Sponging
Card Size:  4.75" x 4.75"  

8 comments:

Rosemary said...

Donna Love this spooky card ....The details of the technique used is one I will be trying.

KarinsArtScrap said...

great and fantastic card Donna.

greetings karin

Bea said...

Nice Donna!!

Terry said...

I think spiders are fine as long as they are on a card. I love the embossing and sponging on your card. So cute!

Hugs,

Terry

Cynthia said...

This card is fantastic as usual, Donna. I love the wording. I don't like spiders at all either.

Cynthia

Jennifer fay said...

Very cool. I love Halloween.

Loz said...

Fabulous card and colors Donna...Loz
Visiting from MIM..

Heide said...

What a fantastic card, love when words are the focus. Fun creepy spiders too. Saw you on MIM and came to take a closer look.
Hugs, Heide

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