Skip to main content

Ghostly Greetings


Hi, Everyone! This is Tiffany and I thought I'd start this post with a crafty confession. I purchased my first Hello Bluebird stamps and dies from the Butterfly Reflections Ink shop at the end of last year and I'm just now using them! In my defense, I did buy Halloween and Christmas items, so I'll give myself a break. After using a few Hello Bluebird items, I'm hooked and now I want them all! For this A2 sized card, I used Hello Bluebird's Ghostly Greetings and Gallery Frame Die #3


I began this card by using the Gallery Frame Die to cut a piece of black card stock and a piece of orange from Lawn Fawn's Knock on Wood paper pack. I ink blended the background, spritzed it with water, and then splattered orange and black water based paint on it. I stamped the images in Memento Tuxedo Black ink and then cut them out. I used Copic markers to color the images. Once I assembled the card I added Star Dust Stickles to the bows and bow ties, I also stamped stars on the background around the images.   


I had so much fun creating this card that I decided to create an inside panel too. On the inside I used black card stock and another piece of orange from Lawn Fawn's Knock on Wood paper pack. I stamped the ghost and speech bubble in black ink and outlined them with Copic markers, I then stamped some blue stars as a finishing touch. I hope you've enjoyed this card! I'll see you again next week! 


Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Baby Tags featuring the We R Memory Keepers Fuse Tool!

Happy Monday! This is Kim Hamilton and I am so very excited to be sharing my first post with you for Butterfly Reflections Ink! This is making my first day back to work after a two-week break a happy one! I am sharing baby gift tags today, one of my friends is expecting and not sure what she is having so I made one of each!

I used my We R Memory Keepers Fuse Tool for the first time and loved it! I cut my own Tim Holtz watercolor paper to the size of tag I wanted (2 3/4 x 4 1/4) and cut the edges with my trimmer.  I stamped my sentiments that are by Lawn Fawn Hello Baby with VersaMark ink and used white embossing powder. For the girl tag I used a mix of Spun Sugar, Picked Raspberry and Abandoned Coral Distress Inks and for the boy tag I used Peacock Feathers, Cracked Pistachio and Twisted Citron Distress Inks.  I sprayed both tags with some water and dabbed it off. I then stamped my images by My Favorite Things Snuggle Bunnies for the girl and Magical Dragons for the boy.  I colored m…

Painting backwards....

Hello, hello!  Norine here from The Velvet Lemon blog.  It's been a week for introductions hasn't it, but let me just say how delighted I am to have been invited to join such a talented group of paper crafters, and to contribute here at Butterfly Reflections Ink!  
Today I'm sharing with you, some cards I made by working backwards. 
What do I mean, you wonder?  Well, it's a technique I sometimes enjoy doing, where you "smoosh" your water based ink pads on a craft mat, mist the colors with water and then drag your water color paper through it to create a pretty mess of color.    
For today's cards, I wanted a blend of blues and greens (always a crowd pleaser) and yellows/pinks.  You will always be happier with the results when you keep the green/blues from overlapping with the yellow/pinks, because that just produces an unappealing mud color.  

I used a variety of Tim Holtz Distress Inks for this project, but any water based inks will work the same.  It&#…

Open DT Call for Spring/early Summer Term!

Happy Spring, everyone! The weather here is... confused. LOL Thursday we had 50 degrees, Saturday we had 10 inches of snow and today it was 50 again. We just celebrated my son's 21st birthday on Thursday as many of you know from taking advantage of the celebration sale! Thanks for that. I spent all day packing and shipping orders during the day and then went out for dinner (and his first legal beer) when he got out of work that night. I honestly can't believe he's TWENTY-ONE, such a milestone and it's weird having a man child. HA! Yesterday, we spent the snow day in pjs and doing nothing which was a welcomed change. Today, my husband took our younger son skiing and my daughter and I had a girls' day which was nice. We went out to breakfast, did a little shopping and saw Beauty & the Beast. That's the lowdown over my way. I hope you've all been enjoying the weather, your families, crafting, work or whatever makes you HAPPY! :)
With the change of seasons a…