Follow Me On Pinterest
Subscribe
Subscribe by Email
Archives
Categories
Share

Archive for October 15th, 2014

Halloween Pumpkins cu 04807
Welcome to the October Challenge for Serendipity StampsThis month the challenge is appropriately…Fall/Autumn! You can get all the details over on the Serendipity Challenge Blog.  The DT has the added challenge of making a Halloween card. And as always, we have a  have a gift certificate up for grabs to a random player. The sale this week is Buy 3, Get the 4th Free …  good through Oct 22nd.
SS Button_design team_res
Halloween Pumpkins 04810
For my fun little Halloween card, I used the really cute Pumpkins on a Fence image and colored it with Copics. I used a cloud stencil I made with acetate & scallop scissors and sponged on light clouds using antique linen ink. After die cutting, I added a frame from designer paper that just happened to be the exact right fit. There’s actually a faint pattern in it but it’s a bit hard to see. I framed it with some orange paper from the same collection and since I really liked the swirl pattern, I cut around part of it at the bottom and slid the image panel under it. Originally, I was going to add a bigger greeting in the upper left, but it just didn’t work, so I die cut the big pumpkin out of printed halloween paper and backed it with a black print. A few sequins, a Candi dot to anchor the little greeting and a big glass beaded button in the upper left finished it. 

The finished card is 5.50 x 4.25 and these are the Copics I used.

 

Halloween Pumpkins copics 04782
On the inside, I  used a piece I cut out behind the black frame on the front and stamped the greeting I started to use on the front. 

Halloween Pumpkins inside04811
Thanks so much for stopping by! Please be sure to visit all of the DT for some fabulous inspiration for your Halloween cards! 

 Special Guest Designer: Julia Stainton

Julie2 sig
Supplies:

Stamps: Serendipity Stamps – Pumpkins on a Fence 1249G, Happy Halloween small 659B, Have a Wicked Good Day 1228D
Paper: X-Press It white, designer paper (Recollections & Making Memories)
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Distress ink antique linen
Accessories: Serendipity Pumpkin die 009LDSpellbinders A2 matting basics A & B dies, black sequins, black shimmer Candi dot, black glass beaded button
Pin It
October 2014
S M T W T F S
« Sep   Nov »
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031