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Trick or Treat!

 

Hi Friends!  I'm so happy to be sharing this October mood board inspired card with you today!  

To create this card, I first cut a piece of Neenah white cardstock using the largest stitched rectangle die.  Then I stamped and masked off the background images using copic-friendly black ink.  The haunted house was first stamped from the Happy Haunting stamp set.  Then, I masked the house using masking paper and stamped the images of two trees from critters in the forest stamp set.  I masked off the trees and then ink blended a sky using the following distress oxide inks (top to bottom): chipped sapphire, shaded lilac and tumbled glass.  Distress oxide inks in seedless preserves and dusty concord added to the bottom edge for ground color.  The background was splattered using water, white acrylic ink and black acrylic ink.


Next, I unmasked the images and colored them using copic markers.  Images from fox costumes before n' afters were stamped, colored and cut using the coordinating dies.  White gel pen used to add accents to the images.  Foam squares used to pop up the critter images and the entire card front was mounted to a white A2 card base.  The trick or treat border die was cut from white cardstock and glued to the front of the card with the edges cut using scissors.  

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  I hope this card inspires you to use the mood board colors and some of the older sets in your stash!

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