Wednesday, October 10, 2007

A Ghostly Hello


I am having so much fun with my C.C. Designs stamps!!! I realized I hadn't used Boo yet, and it was a perfect image for today's Sketch Challenge at Splitcoaststampers. I started with Papertrey Ink's Stamper's Select White Cardstock. It's very sturdy, perfect for those times when you want a white card base. To follow the sketch, I cut 1" off the front, then I sponged around all the edges with SU! Pumpkin Pie ink. Then I layered the remaining area on the front with SU! Basic Black cardstock and Creepy Crawly paper. The sentiment, from the C.C. Designs Halloween sets, was stamped in Basic black ink along the back edge of the card.

For the image panel, I stamped Boo in Basic Black ink on the white cardstock. I gave him a highlight/shadow using a blender pen and SU! Creamy Caramel ink. I rounded two of the corners with the SU! Corner Rounder, sponged the edges with Pumpkin Pie ink, and added dots to the rounded corners with a Marvy black gel pen. I gave Boo's eyes a little sparkle with a Sakura Stardust Gelly Roll pen. He's holding a jack-o-lantern jingle bell (Westrim Crafts) that I attached with a Bazzill white brad. On the bottom corner, I threaded some Michael's ribbon through a Bazzill white eyelet, then secured it with SU! black hemp twine. I mounted the panel to the card front with SU! Stampin' Dimensionals.

Boo, sentiment, Bazzill brad & eyelet, and Stardust Gelly Roll pen can be found at All That Scraps.

From tomorrow through Monday, the kids are off school for Fall Break. We're actually taking a few days and going to Norris Lake in Tennessee! It's supposed to be a beautiful fall weekend -- I can't wait! Hopefully I'll get to post some things while I'm gone -- if not, I'll see you Sunday or Monday! Thanks for visiting -- I really do appreciate it!!! :)

13 comments:

Christi said...

This is adorable!! I love that patterned paper and that stamp is so cute!!

Ana said...

SUPER ADORABLE!! Love the little pumpkin bag!!

Dawn Easton said...

Wonderful card! That ghost is so cute!

Have fun with your family! Enjoy the break!

Bethany Paull said...

Love how you did the ribbon and the little dots in the rounded corners. Great card!

Carole (TruCarMa) said...

Have a great time on your fall break! Hope the weather cooperates and you see some beautiful foliage in Tennessee. Your card is sooo cute -- I love the way you do those half-rounded/half-squared corners, and you used the dp to great effect. That little punkin is the cutest, too!

Have a safe trip, and I'll look forward to hearing all about it when you get home! : )

Tammy said...

This is so cute! I love the Pumpkin treat bag! TFS!

Heather said...

This is really cute. A friend and I were just looking at that paper last night and it didn't seem this that cute then.. Great job!!

Carol said...

Love all the details on this card - the pumpkin bell, the sentiment down the side of the card, and the ribbon through the eyelet. Cute ghost!

~Carla~ www.moralia.wordpress.com said...

This is *SO* cute!!! Love it!

Shel9999 said...

So cute! Love the rounded corners and the ribbon! The little pumpkin is perfect too! :)

Lauren (mytime) said...

This is SUPER CUTE!!!!!!!!!!
Congrats on the CPS win too!!! Didnt see if you posted it!
YEAH!!!!

beate said...

This is sooo cute!

Lindsey said...

Oh my gosh...sooooo so darling this is! LOVE the pumpkin charm you added, so cute!