Sep 19 2009

Boo! * WSC98

Published by at 11:56 am under Rubbernecker,Weekend Challenge

RN hwen #1 BOO tppr 575×117 

Welcome Weekend!!!   And welcome to Beate’s weekend sketch, WSC98! 

I’ll admit that I don’t always stamp on the weekends, simply due to the way my life seems to ‘flow’ around the days of the week.  But I was determined to participate in my sweet friend’s challenge, so I made sure I participated this time.   The rest of my weekend?  Well, we’re packing 3 birthdays into this one weekend … … Yikes!  My DDIL has her b’day today (Saturday), and my DD and her 2nd son share Sunday as a birthday!  Whoa!!   

RN Hwen 1 boo frnt 550×455

On to ‘reality’ …. I knew I loved Beate’s sketch as soon as I saw it.  So, here’s my version!  Basically, I planned my scene, then stamped & embossed the tree & flying witch first.  Then came the ‘masking’.  My favorite tool for masking is always ‘Eclipse’ tape.  This time, I punched the circle for the ‘moon’ from the Eclipse tape, and used both the circle and the ‘negative’ circle as I sponged with the Inkssentials applicators.  I thought it might be difficult to match the purple colors of the dsp, but actually, just combining 2 Distress Inks (Milled Lavendar + Weathered Wood) solved the problem with no fuss!  I love the way those inks “blend” without becoming “muddy”!  Additional touches are the embossed sentiment, tree, and flying witch.  These were all stamped with Versamark ink, then embossed with ‘Stampendous’ Midnight Black embossing powder.   

And that cool shape for the sentiment?  That’s from one of my favorite tools, my ‘Slice’!  Not being a ‘scrapper’, I have never felt the need for a ‘Cricut’.  However, the ‘Slice’ seems to be just the sweet ‘in-between’ tool for those of use who love card-making … yet rarely venture into ‘scrapping’.  Yay! 

Check out the weekend sketch challenge if you have some stampin’ time!  It’s a sweet sketch for sure!  I so appreciate your visit today … Thanks a Bunch, and have a blessed weekend!!

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Card Recipe:  STAMPS = Halloween Set #1 (new from Rubbernecker Stamps)

INKS = Memento Tuxedo Black, Versamark, Tim Holtz Distress Inks, Craft More Mustard, 2 Copic Markers = Y08 + C6

PAPERS = Neenah Solar Classic White, Imaginisce dsp, Prism Black, SU More Mustard + Basic Gray

ACCESSORIES = Scor-Pal, Nailhead Stickers (Hobby Lobby), 1.25″ EK Success Circle Punch, Eclipse Tape, tweezers, sponge, Slice machine, Ranger Clear Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, foam tape, Inkssentials foam applicators

5 responses so far

5 Responses to “Boo! * WSC98”

  1. Rose Ann says:

    FANTASTIC Halloween card, Bev!! Your embossing looks amazing, and the images and papers are just too much fun!!

  2. bronih says:

    WONDERFUL, Bev! I love it!

  3. Candy says:

    Fabulous Halloween card Bev!!

  4. Carolyn King says:

    Girl—you are rockin those halloween cards—another fabulous design!!! love how the embossing looks and the whole scene just looks amaZIng!

  5. Joan Ervin says:

    Girl…you are rockin the new Halloween sets!!! I love this one with the silhouettes and how you stamped only the witches body….looks sooo cool!!! Love how you did the sentiment, too!!!! Your mojo is working overtime, sistah!!!

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