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Happy Meow-oween

Hello, again!  Andrea back with you today to share a cute Halloween card.

Isn't this kitty from Newton's Nook adorable?!  You know what's even better?  He's on sale in the BRI store here!  After I had stamped him with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, I colored him with my Copics and cut him out.  Then it was time to work on the background!

The grass was ink-blended with Mowed Lawn, Peeled Paint, and a touch of Black Soot distress inks.  (FYI:  Distress inks are on sale in the BRI store, too!)  Once the ink was dry, I die-cut it a grassy border die.  The back panel was created with Squeezed Lemonade, Mustard Seed, Broken China, Blueprint Sketch, Chipped Sapphire, and Black Soot distress inks.  I flicked on some water droplets as well as some watered-down white paint.

After giving my background plenty of time to dry, I stamped some bats from Newton's Perfect Pumpkin with  Versafine Onyx Black ink and heat-embossed them with clear embossing powder.  Using my MISTI and Versamark ink, I stamped a sentiment from the set and heat-embossed it in white.  I die-cut my background pieces with a stitched rectangle die and layered them onto a white card with foam tape.  I also popped up the kitty with foam tape, putting two layers behind the part above the grass for extra support.  I added a few highlights with a white gel pen and then brushed some Spectrum Noir Clear Sparkle over the hat.

Thanks for stopping by! 


  1. Oh my gosh !! Here again this is a great card, perfectly executed ! The background is still stunning !



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