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Thursday, 10 November 2011

Halloween Postcard


I am currently doing a postcard exchange with a lovely group of ladies  which is running for 14 months.  We started in June and it's proving to be a lot of fun.  Some months we get to choose what we do and some months the recipient has expressed a preference.  Either way, it keeps you on your toes and it's lovely to see everyone's ideas and work.

For October the preference was bats so a Halloween theme was the obvious choice.  I used distress inks for the background and stamped some patterns into it with water to give a faux bleach effect.  I stamped a crackly pattern over this before adding my main images.

The monastery, bats and spider are by IndigoBlu and the foliage is a stampotique stamp.  The sentiment is heat embossed in vanilla white and then mounted onto purple card which I had embossed.  I outlined the edge in gold and fixed it with 3D silicone glue.

I used glossy accents on my spider to make him stand out.

I am really pleased with the way this card came together ... hope you like it too! 

Spookily yours ... x

11 comments:

  1. This is super. Gorgeous colours and love the stamps & techniques you've used. xx

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  2. Very cool! Love that crackle stamp look!

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  3. Nice stamps, beautiful card. Great for mass printing.

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  4. A wonderfully spooky postcard, I love the colours and the crackle effect.

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  5. Great postcard- your colors are right on and I love the sentiment!

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  6. I'm loving your colors.... it's a beautiful postcard. That spider looks fantastic with the GA!

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  7. Very cool.
    Love the use of the sentiment stamp.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  8. Great crackle look background! Love the colours too! Wonderful Halloween postcard.

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  9. Fantastic postcard. Thanks so much for all your lovely comments on my blog. I really love your key rings too!

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