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Saturday, August 20, 2011

Halloween in Tangerine

Today I'm taking on the Pals Paper Arts Challenge #107.  I don't make a lot of Halloween cards, but when I saw the sketch, this stamp set popped into my head.  So here we are.

The card base is Basic Black card stock.  I ran a piece of Tangerine Tango through the Big Shot with the Spider Web embossing folder.  I matted a piece of Whisper White patterned designer paper with Basic Black card stock and added it to the tangerine layer.  A piece of Basic Black Scallop Dots ribbon was added diagonally in the lower right corner.  This whole layer was added to the card front.  I stamped the four images from the Wicked Cool stamp set on Whisper White and Tangerine Tango card stocks with VersaMark ink, heat embossed them with Tangerine Tango and black embossing powders, and punched them all out with the Postage Stamp punch.  I added Dazzling Diamonds to the socks and the hat with glue.  Each image was matted with Basic Black card stock and popped up on the card front with dimensionals.  The sentiment from the same stamp set was also stamped with VersaMark, heat embossed with black embossing powder, matted with Whisper White card stock and added over the ribbon using dimensionals.  Rhinestones were added to the "o" in Halloween and two of the images.  I don't think I've ever made a Halloween card this early.  Enjoy the rest of the weekend.  Don't forget to come back tomorrow to find out who wins the blog candy from this post.

Stampin' Up! Products Used 
Stamp Set:  Wicked Cool (w-#118738/c-#120600)
Ink:  VersaMark (#102283)
Card Stock/Paper:  Basic Black (#121045); Tangerine Tango (#111349); Whisper White (#100730); Neutrals Patterns DSP Stack (#117157)
Tools:  Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (#113439); Spider Web Embossing Folder (#120889); Postage Stamp Punch (#122344); Heat Tool (#100005); Paper Cutter (#104152)
Finish It Up:  Tangerine Tango Embossing Powder (#123106); Black Stampin' Emboss Powder (#109133); Basic Black 1/2" Scallop Dots Ribbon (#124145); 2-Way Glue Pen (#100425); Dazzling Diamonds Stampin' Glitter (#102023); Basic Rhinestone Jewels (#119246); Stampin' Dimensionals (#104430)

8 comments:

Lisa said...

Super Cute Card, Patti! I LOVE this set..I have to get it!
Hugs,
Lisa

Ann Schach said...

How adorable, Patti! You did a fabulous job with the sketch. I LOVE this embossing folder. It is the perfect touch for this card.

Samantha said...

What a fabulous card!! Clever using the postage stamp punch! It add the perfect amount of detail to the squares!

Stampin with Kristy said...

Patti, the spider web folder really makes the card! So adorable. TFS!

Linda Callahan said...

You rocked this sketch with your Halloween theme - love it!

Shirley Pumpkin said...

Very Cute I love the colors!!

Hugs
Shirley

Lisa Kmiec said...

Very cute!

Dale Morin said...

What a great job! This is a terrific Halloween card.