Anyway, I ran across my jar of Amuse Studio black glitter the other day, AND I got my Authentique Enchanted paper pad from Oozak recently. What can I say? What could any self-respecting, over-shopping crafter say? I could NOT help myself!
Photo-heavy post ahead! Get ready!
I made this--
I stamped the haunted house onto some SU Summer Starfruit cardstock and fussy cut it. I covered it with Glossy Accents, and when it was dry, I restamped the image onto my paper, and adhered it.
The tree is a Memory Box die. I covered cardstock with my 2" Scor-tape and ran it, with the die, through my Cuttlebug, took off the liner paper, and covered it with black glitter.
NOTHING says Halloween more to me than black glitter all over something!
I stamped my spiders, then assembled the card, adding strips of paper and some hand drawn squiggly lines to fill out the design. I added more scor-tape, in thinner strips this time, and glittered them up, too. This makes SUCH a wonderfully clean line of glitter! Once you get me started with the glitter, you better keep moving, because if you're sitting still, you could be "made pretty!"
I moved to the inside of the card, and I did this-- (all of my interior photos are weird for some reason. Sorry!)
I was so happy with the Scor-tape as adhesive idea, I kept going.
I made this-
This one is being entered at Ribbon Carousel, for their Fall/Halloween challenge--
Here's a better look--
To do the cat and sentiment, I used some Sticky Powder from Gary Burlin and Co. I was not terribly thrilled with the amount of "sticky", to be frank, and will have to try another variety. I got the general idea, though, and I was able to go back and add some glue on top of the cat, so I could reapply some more glitter. The sentiment was to thin for me to mess with, though. I keep looking at this one, thinking I smudged it next to the cat, but it's part of the paper, I SWEAR!
I added some black twine, and I used my 1/4" hole punch to lock it into place at the top and bottom of the card. More Scor-tape and glitter at the left side there, but you already knew that...
I did the inside of this one too, like this--
Finally, I had to do one more--
So, clearly I couldn't stop at just the black glitter, and I had to get out the orange as well for this one!
The dies here are from Papertrey Ink, and I added more of those punched leaves, one glittered and one not.
I like the gray rhinestones added to this one!
The inside of this one looks like this--
I added the speckles after I found a speckle-sized smudge. I think they work here! That big spider is so great for a creepy surprise!
So, that's my Halloween collection for this year. I will definitely make sure they find homes (along with the couple of cards I made last year, and THIS CARD.
I love making them, and I will send them to those who love them. Seems it's always my crafty friends who REALLY appreciate them! Plus, sometimes I get some in return! Love that!
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