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Saturday, October 15, 2011

Eerie Trick or Treat Bella

Hello!! Finally back with something new, some halloween cards!! I had so much fun with these, I had to make two. I have this habit of stamping and colouring my images in rough first so I can try out colours and I use plain old white cardstock and then when I'm happy I stamp on Bella's Best paper and colour with the copics. Well, this time, I like the rough copy just as much so I used her too and doubled up on the cards!! Can you tell which one was the rough and which one was the good copy?

I used Basic Grey's Eerie paper and skull brads and I used a Cuttlebug embossing folder called Skeleton Scroll and brushed on some black ink on the orange card stock and some whisper white ink on the black cardstock to highlight the embossing. Bella has some Paprika Stickles on her costume and I used a glittery bat and web for a little more embellishment. The Thriller stamp set from CTMH ties in nicely with the Eerie paper too I though so I used the skull image and one of the sentiments on the insides. Quite happy with how they turned out!!

I used this week's sketch from Stamping Bella's Bellerific Fridays

and I'm also entering this in the Crafty Calendar Challenge which is 'Spooky' this month.

Stamps: Stamping Bella's Trickortreatabella, CTMH Thriller
Paper: Basic Grey Eerie, Stampin Up Pumpkin Pie
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Stampin Up Whisper White, copics
Accessories: Cuttlebug Embossing Folder Skeleton Scroll, Basic Grey Eerie brads, Paprika Stickles, bat and web from stash


Bananastamper said...

They are so fun! I love the glitzed up bat!

Amy said...

It's fun seeing the card done in different pattern papers! The embossed skulls is a very cool look and I like the sparkle you've added to her pumpkin costume! They are both so fabulous, I couldn't even pick a favorite!

Anne Marie Hile said...

Hi Caroline! These are such fun Halloween cards! I just love those Stampin' Bella images and your coloring is fabulous. Hope you are having a great weekend! :)

S`andra V. said...

I am loving the stamp images...Have to say I am partial to the CTMH Thriller stamp set - the skull image being embossed really brings it out. The pumpkin dressed beauty is fabulous too. The glitzy makes her sweet.
Thanks for sharing!
happily Scrapbooking & Crafting My Memories~S`andra V.

Ebru Vatansever said...

I love this card Caroline !! You did such an amazing job on my sketch, thank you so much for participating. I have to say the embossed skull looks awesome :o)

Julie Marshall said...

Wow...what a great card design! Love the texture and the colors.

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