Monday, September 20, 2010

Humble Artists Swap card for August

It's now time to share my swap cards!

These are my swap cards I made this past July for the Humble Artists Swap which were for the August swap.

It was my turn to set the guidelines and these were what we all had to follow:
  • 3 1/2" x 8" sized card
  • Use a card design from Wishes or Originals
  • Use one of your favourite colour combos from Jeanette Lynton's blog
  • Use a circle and a square or rectangle somewhere on your card
  • Use ribbon
  • Use 2 other embellishments
  • Have a minimum of 7 layers

I used a 50/50 mix of Prisma Glitter and Clear Detail embossing powder on the main bat stamped image, to give it a little glittery goodness.  I don't think my camera picked up the glitter very much in the photo.

I thought they turned out pretty cute, although I never really seem to give Halloween cards!
But they were fun to make, nonetheless.  ;)

Happy creating!  :)

Supplies used (all CTMH unless otherwise noted):
Layout:  Originals - Puzzle Backdrop
Paper:  White Daisy, Black, Clover Meadow, Twilight, Grey Flannel, Sunflower CS; Splendor B&T
Stamps:  Beware, Believe in Your Dreams
Inks:  Black, VersaMark
Embellishments:  Black stitched grosgrain, Pewter hinge, Pewter photo hanger, Pewter brads
Punches:  1 1/4" circle (CTMH), 1 1/2", 1 3/4", 2 1/2" circles (EK)
Other items:  Prisma glitter, Clear Detail embossing powder, Craft Heater, Paper piercer, Micro-tip scissors, 3D foam tape, Circle Coluzzle (retired), Pinking shears (Singer)


Laurel said...

LOVE these, wow!

Dawn said...

These are spooktacular! Love the colors and fun opening.
I just started last year mailing Halloween cards, I love hearing the surprise from the people that receive them.

Karen Pedersen said...

I'm so happy I got to be a recipient of one of them. LOVE this card, Vicki!

Lilly said...

Nice cards, not just the Halloween cards, but also the other ones on your blog :)


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