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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Halloween Spooks!

A week till Halloween! It's only fitting, then, that this week at Crafty Creations Challenges our theme is Halloween spooks. Monsters, spiders, haunted houses... you get the idea, I'm sure. I think this is the last Halloween card I need to make this year, so I decided to go all out:



All the stamps I used are from the bins at Michaels! I like the not-too-scary look of these spooks. It's hard to tell from the photo, but they are stamped on a very pale green, with a strip of the same cardstock on the edge of the inside of the card. The bats and spiderwebs are stamped on the white card base, then sponged with two shades of purple. Everything's heat-embossed, of course. 
Also since I think this is my last Halloween card for the season, I'm linking this to a couple of Halloween challenges, at Tuesday Throwdown and My Grafico
Our generous sponsor this week is Whiff of Joy! And remember, we are happy to see any crafted creation, not just cards. So let's see your Halloween spooks! 






Supplies: white & pale green cardstock, Karen Foster goblin mist patterned paper, Craft Zone (Michaels) stamps, Brilliance graphite black & milled lavender, dusty concord & iced spruce distress inks, Spellbinders circle die, clear embossing powder

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10 comments:

onecraftymama said...

Well, drats! I thought I was all done making Halloween cards ;) I GUESS I can do one more! lol
I LOVE those bats - those eyes crack me up! And I love the web edging & all the purple :) A Halloween card with no orange? It can be done!

marilynprestonn said...

Hey Lindsey, I see you are stil working amazaingly with your own original style! I love your work and I missed coming to your blog. Glad I could make it here this week.

Keep well my dear, Peggyxo

Jen W. said...

Love those bats with the wonky eyes!

NanaConnie said...

Cute, cute, CUTE, Lindsey! Don't you just love finding bin bargains like those adorable stamps? Thanks so much for playing along in the "Halloween" challenge at Tuesday Throwdown this week. Good luck in the draw.
NanaConnie DT

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

LOOOOOOOVE that you got all of these stamps in the dollar bin! I love the whimsical images too!! FUN card!

cardz said...

Your colour scheme is a refreshing change from the halloween orange and black but still has an eerie feel to it.
Heather

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

how fun that you were able to create this card with some stamps that were really cheap! Great card!!!!

Thanks for joining us as Tuesday Throwdown this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

Emily Leiphart said...

This is so cute! Those are wonderfully fun stamps for the dollar bin. Wonderful design, too!

acreativeneed said...

Really cute spooks Lindsey!!

Sandy said...

I love Halloween and am sorry it is over - you card made me smile!!
sandy