October 14, 2017

Create with Connie & Mary Saturday Blog Hop!

Our theme today for our Saturday Blog Hop at Create with Connie & Mary is to add the word "B-O-O" to our projects. At the moment, I do not own any lettered stamp sets or letter dies so I had to get a little creative with my "B-O-O". I knew I wanted to sponge a background and add the word on my moon like this:

I found the stamp set Icing On The Cake that had cute letters in the sentiments so I colored one letter at a time with my Basic Black Stampin' Write Marker and stamped all three letters! It worked!

For my colony of bats, I used the Seasonal Tags Framelits Dies and glued them all in place. Once they were all glued down, I added the liquid from the Fine Tip Glue Pen and look how pretty and glossy they are:

The adhesive dries hard and non-sticky so it's perfect for the glossy look. Here are the layers I used on my card today:
  1. Card Base: Basic Black Cardstock 11" x 4-1/4". Score and fold at 5-1/2".
  2. Rich Razzleberry Cardstock 5-1/4" x 4". Emboss using the Garden Trellis Embossing Folder and glue to card base.
  3. Whisper White Cardstock 4-3/4" x 3-1/2". Cut out a circle using the 2" Circle Punch and place on the cardstock piece as a stencil. Sponge Rich Razzleberry and Elegant Eggplant Inks around the circle. Remove the circle and sponge Crushed Curry Ink inside the circle and a little on the outside. 
  4. BOO: Color the individual letters from the Icing On The Cake stamp set using a Basic Black Stampin' Write Marker and stamp each letter at the top of the moon.
  5. Web: Cut out 1 web using the Seasonal Tags Framelits Dies and Basic Black Cardstock. Glue to the top corner of the sponged layer.
  6. Bats: Cut out 8 bats using the Seasonal Tags Framelits Dies and Basic Black Cardstock. Glue in place as shown on the card. 
  7. Bling: Add a few Black Rhinestones mixed in with the bats. Glue cardstock layer to the front of the card using Stampin' Dimensionals.
  8. Gloss: Color each bat with the Fine Tip Glue Pen. Set card aside to dry flat before handling. 

Card Supplies:
  • Stamps: Icing On The Cake
  • Inks: Rich Razzleberry, Elegant Eggplant, Daffodil Delight, Basic Black Stampin' Write Marker
  • Cardstock: Basic Black, Rich Razzleberry, Whisper White
  • Accessories: Black Rhinestone Jewels
  • Tools: Stamping Sponges, 2" Circle Punch, Seasonal Tags Framelits Dies, Garden Trellis Embossing Folder, Stampin' Dimensionals

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  1. Love how you shined up the bats! Great card, Deb!

  2. Very cool card! Love the background.

  3. An amazing Halloween card Deb xx Love those fabulous bats

    TFS and best wishes from Annie your newest follower xx

    1. Thanks for following me and thanks for the comment Annie!

  4. Debbie, your Halloween card is just beautiful! Love the way you made the moon and sponged in the lovely color around it! Thanks for sharing!


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