Friday, September 28, 2012

Blogger Challenge: Week 275

This week’s blogger challenge theme is countdown to Halloween. I made a fun Halloween themed card based on the sketch from this week’s Freshly Made Sketches challenge.

I used the witch image from the Paper Smooches Halloweenies set as my focal image. The witch is colored with Copic markers and cut out. I made a background for her from a panel of orange on orange dotted paper from the Doodlebug Design Halloween Manor Collection Kit. To set the patterned paper off from the orange card base, I matted it on a black panel, then machine stitched around the panel’s edges.

A solid orange strip runs across the patterned paper panel and the witch image is layered over that with dimensional dots. I stamped the set’s “hey cute ghoul” sentiment on a green notch-ended strip and added that to the cardfront, hiding the edge underneath the raised witch image.

For more Halloween themed card and project ideas, check out the projects linked below. And, feel free to create a new project of your own and link it up for the challenge.

Materials Used:
from i {heart} papers: Paper Smooches Halloweenies stamp set, X-Press white Copic blending cardstock, Tsukineko Memento Rich Cocoa ink, Copic markers (BV0000, BV000, BV01, BV02, BV04, Y35, B0000, YG01, YG03, YG05, YR12, YR15, YR16, YR21), Doodlebug Design Halloween Manor Collection Kit, Sticky Thumb dimensional dots

other: Pumpkin Pie and Basic Black cardstock (Stampin’ Up!); Jelly Bean Green cardstock (Gina K Designs)


  1. What a cute little creature. Love the background paper.

  2. Such a cute Halloween card, fab coloring!

  3. Hi Lori! I love this card! Great take on the sketch! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

  4. Your card is too cute! Love the Paper Smooches line. Thanks for playing with us at Freshly Made Sketches!


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