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Halloween card with a Non-Halloween stamp set

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Aloha Guys!

This is Joyce from EnjoyScrapin2 and today I have another Halloween card for you, so let’s get started.  I’ve made this card for the Newton’s Nook Designs Inky Paws Challenge and the theme for this challenge was Halloween. Guess which card stocks I used?  Yup, you guessed it, the Mango Treasures card stock.  I just can’t get over this bright, fun, cheerful color.  I’m pretty sure, I’ll be using this, for most of my Halloween cards this year, lol.  I didn’t own any of the Newton’s Nook’s designs Halloween stamp set or if I do, I forgot where I put them, lol. It’s crazy how things get lost in my craft room, lol.

Anyways, I needed to create a Halloween card so I decided to use this turtle from the In Slow Motion Stamp set (which is not Halloween stamp) and created my own Halloween theme. I don’t have a video for this card today because I was really sick the whole last week but I’ll definitely have one for you next time 🙂 This came together, as I was sitting in bed, coloring random stamps. Initially I wanted to create a Birthday card with this, since the turtle actually has presents tied to his shell. I came up with 2 cards, almost the same designs. One is a birthday card and the other being this Halloween card.

I went ahead and stamped out 3 turtles onto Neenah Solar White card stock from Paper Temptress. One on top of the other, masking the present on his shell, except for the top turtle. He has a present on his back but I attached a velvet bat on the present instead. I wanted this to be a Halloween card so I went ahead and stamped out one of the party hats from the same stamp set. I stamped it out very lightly so that I can draw in the bottom of the hat, making it into a witches hat. I colored it black and it fit perfectly on the turtle. I then stamped out couple of the candy bags from the Lawn Fawn’s stamp sets, which also fit in the turtles mouth perfectly. I cut the mouth of the turtle with my exacto knife and also cut a slit on the top of the bags, so that it can fit inside the turtles mouth. Super cute, right? I stamped out the sentiment from the same In Slow Motion set that says Shell-abrate! Super cleaver sentiment! I also stamped out underneath of the Shell-abrate using a Stampin Up’s stamp. I colored all the turtles using my Shinhan Touch Twin alcohol markers, which I use pretty regularly and it blends beautifully on this Neenah card stock. I love these markers <3 I also found some small candies, from another Lawn Fawn’s stamp set and attached it to the other 2 turtles.

I used Dusty concord and Black soot distress inks to ink up this panel and I used a K&C Halloween pattern paper, along with the Paper Temptress Mango card stock as well as Neenah Solar White. I LOVE the Paper Temptress card stocks, so I think that will be the only card stock I’ll be using from now on 🙂 I then attached the whole panel to an A2 size card front onto a 110lb. Neenah solar white card base and added some sequins to match the Mango card stock. I attached some velvet bat’s to give more interest to this card. I also used my Signo white gel pen as well as glossy accents on the turtle and the shells. I hope you like this card and so sorry for such a long post. please click on the Store/Shop button, to check out all of these yummy card stocks <3 Yay!  Thank you so much for stopping by and I’ll catch you guys next time 🙂

 

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