I spent the week-end playing in my craft room. I have several new stamp sets that have not seen any ink yet and I intended to change that. This card did not exactly turn out how I envisioned. I had a vision in my head of what I thought I wanted to do, but I didn’t exactly like how it turned out (That card is at the end of this post). So this card is my second attempt.
The stamp set I used is called Flight of Fancy. This stamp set is very versatile as it contains images for not one, not two….but three holidays – Halloween, Christmas and Valentine’s Day.
For this card I stamped the Halloween Witch in Memento Tuxedo Black ink and then used Stampin’ Blends to color the witches outfit (Blackberry Bliss and Mango Melody), her broom (Cajun Craze) and even the little mouse (Crumb Cake) that is along for the ride.
I decided to add some color to the background as it just looked too plain. I used sponge daubers and started with a layer of Seaside Spray. It wasn’t dark enough, so I added a layer of Balmy Blue. Still wasn’t what I was thinking for a night sky, so I added a little Night of Navy on top.
I added a little “sparkle” to the witch and the “trail” of her broomstick by brushing on a little Wink of Stella….which you can see when the light is at the right angle. And the Metallic Mesh Ribbon across the middle adds a little sparkle too. If you would like to make this card, these are the supplies you will need:
- Flight of Fancy Stamp Set
- Ghoulish Goodies Stamp Set (sentiment)
- Rectangle Stitched Dies (optional)
- Whisper White Thick Cardstock – Cut 5 ½” x 8 ½” – Score and fold at 4 ¼”.
- Whisper White Cardstock
- Cut 5 ¼” x 4”
- Cut 4 ⅜” x 3” (or use Rectangle Stitched Dies)
- Blackberry Bliss Cardstock – Cut 5/14” x 4”
- Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black and Blackberry Bliss, Seaside Mist, Balmy Blue and Night of Navy
- Stampin’ Blends: Blackberry Bliss, Mango Melody, Crushed Curry, Crumb Cake, Petal Pink
- Metallic Mesh Ribbon (about 7”)
- Holiday Rhinestone Gems
- Sponge Daubers
- Wink of Stella
- Adhesive: Stampin’ Seal and Dimensionals
And as promised, this is the first card that I made. My sponge daubing got a little out of hand. But I made the best of it and finished the card. And it will make someone smile when it appears in their mailbox.
So if you make a card and it doesn’t come out like you envisioned….finish it anyway. And then try again.
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