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Hi Friends!  I've got a super fun mood board inspired Halloween card.  I concentraed the colors around the cauldron to create a fun and eerie scene!  

To start, I cut an A2 piece of white cardstock using the largest die from the large cross-stitched rectangle stackables die.  Next, I pulled out my distress inks in the following colors: weathered wood, twisted citron, salty ocean, blueprint sketch and wilted violet (I used the inks not oxides but I'm linking the oxides- either would work fine).  Using the hillside stencil, I ink blended a wavy background in an upside down triangular pattern to resemble smoke.  The background was then splatted with liquid stardust.  Stars were stamped in black ink using the tiny stars included in spooktacular stamp set.

To create the cauldron, I used I scream, you scream set.  The base of the cauldron was cut using the ice cream cone (upside down) and cut from glossy black cardstock.  Cilantro cardstock cut using the same die (the drippy ice cream die that's included and the upside down ice cream) and I lightly ink blended it using mowed lawn distress oxide ink.  The legs are ice cream sticks cut using glossy black cardstock and stuck to the back of the cauldron.  The cauldron was adhered with foam tape.

Next, I stamped the cat image and fish bones from the Meow you doin stamp set using versafiine clair ink in nocturne.  The witch's hat is from spooktacular.  The images were colored using zig clean color bush markers 090 and 035.  All the images were cut using the coordinating dies.  

Next, I die cut the letters from Oliver's stitched ABC's from black sparkle cardstock.  The letters were stacked three times to create dimension.  

Lastly, after all the pieces were glued together and mounted to card, I added some iridescent bubbles.  The entire card was mounted to an A2 white card base, and that completes the card!

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  Hope you all join in for the mood board challenge this month!  Be sure to tag #BRImoodboard on instagram so we can see your amazing creations!


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