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For the Splitcoast Inspiration Challenge (IC776), we are headed to Halloween Costumes. Some really spooky stuff there & I was inspired by THIS picture.

For my spooky scene, I die cut the grey bg & all the crows, bats, tree & owl out of black. The moon is just a largish yellow circle & I sponged some orange ink around the edges. The white fence & tombstones were die cut & I wrote RIP on a few of them & added cracks to others (these are all part of the Spooky House die) . I had a sponged piece of yellow/orange & die cut the pumpkin out of it. For the clouds at the top, I sponged on some picket fence Distress ink on the edges in order to have them show up a little more. Then it was just a matter of piecing everything all together. The only stamping on this was the greeting & I sponged the edges of it, too. The eyes were added on the crows & bats using a white Posca paint pen.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

 

Supplies:

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps: Boo Frickety Hoo
Paper:  Staples 110# white, black, yellow, grey
Ink: Versaclair nocturne, Distress ink picket fence, Color Fuse Ink set #2
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps: Owl & Halloween Tree, Slimline Nested Stitch,Slimline Grass, Slimline Clouds, Bats & Spiderwebs, Spooky House,Scarecrow,Pumpkins & Ivy dies, Posca Paint Pen


It’s my pleasure to guest host the Watercolor Wednesday Challenge (WCW018) on Splitcoast. The technique I chose is Watercolor on embossed paper. I thought it looked interesting but easy enough for everyone.

Since I wanted to make a Halloween card, I chose a couple of Halloween themed embossing folders to go w/ my cute little die cut owl. I embossed the large bg w/ the wordy folder then followed the instructions on the video using bright, Halloween colors of my Peerless watercolors. After it dried, I thought the words didn’t really pack the punch I wanted so I inked the inside of the folder w/ black soot Distress oxide ink & embossed the watercolored bg again. Much better! Now the words really show up.

I did the same for the little orange Wicked strip & perched my owl on it.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

 

Supplies:

Stamps: None
Paper:  Staples 110# white, black, orange, yellow, golden yellow, Canson 140# watercolor 
Ink: Distress oxide ink black soot
Accessories:Rubbernecker Stamps: Rectangle Stitch, Build an Owl, Build an Owl Halloween Add Ons, Sun Moondies, Crossover II, Peerless watercolors, Sizzix Halloween embossing folders 657465, Sizzix debossing Halloween folders 660045

Congrats to Kelly, the newest Featured Stamper (FS705) on Splitcoast! She has a wonderful gallery & I chose THIS card to case. I kept the big feather but used different images & dies & made mine a rainbow feather instead of monochrome. 

For my card, I used only one part of a two part, watercolor image. Instead of using the watercolor part, I opted to color my feather in using Copics. I really like the almost zentangle look of this feather & thought it would look great w/ a rainbow of colors filling it in. The stitched frame was stamped using 3 light colors of ink & a few gems were added along w/ the greeting underneath. 

Here are the Copics I used on the feather.(That’s a YG09 at the bottom, in case you can’t see it.)

Thanks so much for stopping by!

 

 

Supplies:

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps: Watercolor Feather, Simply, Stitched Frame
Paper:  Staples 110# white, X-Press It
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Rubbernecker Color Fuse inks: set #6, set #9, set #11
Accessories:  Rubbernecker Stamps:  Rectangle Stitch dies,Crossover,Copic Sketch Markers, Rhinestones