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9/07/2013

Halloween

Hello and thanks for joining me on a beautiful Saturday morning. We've gotten some Halloween cards ready so I hope to get started on Fall themed cards in the next day or two. We always remember someone else to whom we should send a card, so you may see another Spooky here & there! We've never had this much of a head start on a holiday before. Feels good! (The Blogger made me do it! :-} )

I've been seeing so many wonderful cards using the Memory Box window die and I thought the image used in this next card would be perfect for a window die. Here goes:

- Memory Box Madison Window die

- Memory Box sentiment (Spare Parts brads), stamped in Colorbox Fluid Chalk Pumpkin ink, sponged with DI Vintage Photo.

- S/B Flourish Trim Deelight die behind sentiment.

- Paper Studio woodgrain EF on kraft. Inked the EF with Memento Rich Cocoa before embossing.

- solid Great Impressions witch image stamped with Archival Black ink on white card stock; masked - then airbrushed with copics. There's lots of layers of airbrushing to get the evening sky look. The piece had dried for a while,  didn't feel 'tacky', but in removing the mask, I got a fingerprint just above her feet.  We're calling this boo-boo a design element!!! Used C4 for the shadow around Witch's outline.

I will claim this card as my creation, but DH's idea.

Hope your weekend is off to a good start. Enjoy it, and come again. Porch is nice & clean - for a little while anyway! We can sit a spell, rock & watch the neighbors pass & give a wave. That's what we do here in South Carolina! Hugs.

15 comments:

Dianne said...

Love your card Mary and the window die is great. Really spooky!

Dianne

Benzi said...

Your woodgrain ef looks super on the window frame. What a great Halloween card with a perfect sky. I like how you did that sentiment piece, too.

Enjoy that porch and your neighbors.

Rose said...

yay for getting a head start on your holiday cards!!! this is a fantastic one and i love the window :)

jimlynn said...

Spooky and CUTE! Love the way you used the window and that background!
Lynn

Redanne said...

I love the way you used the window die Mary, the witch looks amazing and I love that woodgrain embossed background too. Hugs, Anne x

Kathleen said...

Great card. love the widow die and the image.

Kath x

Paper Creations by Shirley said...

Beautiful spooky design the witch & the great scene behind her look fabulous thru the window:) Enjoy the rest of your weekend, Shirleyx

Sandy said...

Wonderful Mary - I think I saw this very witch fly past our house night before last.
Sandy

scrappymo! said...

Looks spooky!

I usually do a ew Halloween cards so I guess I had better get cracking on with them! You are putting me to shame! teehee

Wish I lived close by...I would stop and set a spell too!

Patti J said...

Those window dies are too much fun for crafting, especially with fun images like your flying witch! Great card, Mary! Someone will be quite lucky to find this in their mailbox! Thanks for sharing!

~ Jo ~ said...

Oh I LOVE this card Mary! It is very spooky and I love the papers and the window die. I need to get that die! That witch is pretty spooky!

Hugs,
Jo
xox

Brenda said...

I just love this window die Mary! I also love the card, lol! I think these window dies are so fun and versatile, with so many scenes that you could use. This is the perfect spooky card for Halloween! Love the witch flying by, so cute and so Halloween!! Love the brads and sentiment too! Hugs, Brenda

Cathy said...

Fantastic card Mary, love the witch scene and your airbrushing looks amazing :) Cathy x

Anjas-Artefaktotum said...

Amazing window scenery, love the big moon in background.
HUgs Anja

Bonnie said...

What a great idea to do this window in black! The witch is so perfect against the moon! This is really a fantastic Halloween card! You & your DH work very well together!