Big Pumpkin Watercolor Card | Colorado Craft Company

Today is all about watercoloring! I had so much fun painting this big pumpkin stamp from Colorado Craft Company!

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So, to start this card I stamped the large pumpkin from the Jack-o-Lantern stamp set onto Arches Cold Pressed Watercolor paper with Antique Linen Distress Ink. I painted the pumpkin using Prima watercolors. I used a dry painting technique where I would load up my brush with color and paint onto the dry paper. I would add the paint only where I wanted the color to be the darkest and then I would clean off the brush. Using clean water I would then drag out the color on the paper from the area I added the color. The further I dragged out the paint, the lighter the color would get.

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For the background I used my Prima watercolors as well, but I also added in a few colors from my Gansai Tambi watercolor set. I started out really light on the background and worked on deepening up the color with lots of layers.

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When the painting was finished I cut the panel to 5.75 x 5.75 and popped it up on a 6 x 6 card base with foam tape. I used a white pencil and white gel pen to add glowing lights to the background. I also used the white pencil for some highlights on the pumpkin. I used a dark blue colored pencil to deepen up some of the shading.

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For the sentiment I picked out the stamp which says “Happy Halloween” and embossed it in white onto Bazzill Licorice Twist cardstock. I cut it down into two strips and popped them up on the card. To finish the card I went over the sentiment with my Wink of Stella glitter brush.


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Spooky Action Wobbler Card | Spellbinders Small Die of the Month

Hey guys! I am excited to share today’s card with you. This one is so cute, I love the little ghosts from Spellbinders’ Small Die of the Month Club. And the best part? The little ghost in the middle wobbles!

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I started with a piece of Lavender cardstock from Simon Says Stamp. I placed the Diagonal Stripes stencil over that and went over it with Nuvo Black Diamond Glimmer Paste.

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I took the ghost die from the kit and cut two out of white cardstock and one out of white glitter cardstock. I also cut the pumpkin out of some orange cardstock. I cut some small pieces of black cardstock and glued them to the back of the ghosts and pumpkin to cover up the holes where the eyes and mouth are.

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I glued two of the ghosts and the pumpkin with some liquid adhesive. For the third ghost (the glitter one) I used an action wobbler to adhere it to the card. This is what makes it wiggle! Using foam tape I glued the panel onto a black card base.

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For the first part of the sentiment I die cut the word “boo” from the kit out of both black and green cardstock. I glued the green letters on top of the black ones to make them thicker and then glued them to the card. For the second half of the sentiment I embossed a stamp from the Best Witches stamp set onto orange cardstock with white embossing powder. I cut that into a strip and popped it up on the bottom of the card, and that actually finished this card up!


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Simple Halloween Card | Little Boo Agenda Stamp Set

Hello everyone! I am back at it today with a really simple Halloween card using the Little Boo Agenda stamp set from Mama Elephant.

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I started by creating my background using the Spider Web background stamp from Simon Says Stamp. I stamped it onto a panel of Royal Purple cardstock with VersaFine Onyx Black ink and then embossed over that with Rainbow Sparkle embossing powder. To finish the background I blended along the edges with Black Soot Distress Oxide ink.

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I picked out nine ghosts from the Little Boo Agenda set and stamped them on Neenah white cardstock with Gina K Jet Black Amalgam ink. I colored them in with my Copic markers and then cut them out with the Scan N Cut.

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I grabbed the “Booyah!” sentiment and embossed it on black cardstock with white embossing powder. I then cut the sentiment down into a strip. I adhered my background panel to an A2 card base made out of black cardstock and then popped up all the ghosts and the sentiment with foam tape.

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To finish this card I added some highlights here and there with a white gel pen and then I used a glitter pen to add sparkle to the sentiment and the ghosts.


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Best Witches Halloween Card | MFT August Release

Hey crafty peoples! Today I am sharing a card created with some of the products in the My Favorite Things new release. I absolutely love making Halloween cards, so this Best Witches stamp set was right up my alley.

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I started by stamping a bunch of the images from the set onto Neenah white cardstock with black ink. I colored in the images with Copic markers and then cut them out. I cut a panel of Bristol Smooth paper to 9 x 4. I blended over the top half of the panel with Distress Oxide ink. I used the colors Mustard Seed, Carved Pumpkin, Seedless Preserves, Wilted Violet, and Black Soot.

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I free-hand cut some hills out of Bazzill Licorice Twist cardstock and Slate cardstock. Next I used the Eerie Tree die from the new release to die cut a few trees out of the same colors of cardstock. I glued two of the trees to one of the black hills and then glued it to the card. I then glued down the gray colored hill and popped up the gray tree on top of that. I popped up the final black hill with foam tape along the bottom edge.

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I arranged all of the images on the panel and glued them down with either liquid adhesive or foam tape. I picked a sentiment out from the set and stamped it onto black cardstock with Versamark ink and then embossed it with white embossing powder. I cut the sentiment into two strips and popped them both up on the card.

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For this finishing touches I went over the sentiment strips with a glitter brush and I added highlights to the images with a white gel pen.


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Creepy Haunted House Card - Distress Oxide Sky Technique

For today’s card I used the Creepy Cute stamp set by Simon Says Stamp. I created a Halloween sky using my Distress Oxide sky technique.

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I started with a piece of Canson watercolor paper taped down to a board. I then blended Distress Oxide ink on the paper ink the colors Candied Apple, Spiced Marmalade, Black Soot, and Seedless Preserves. I then used a paintbrush to paint cloud shapes all over the panel using clean water. I used a paper towel to blot up the water which pulls up the ink leaving behind my wispy looking clouds. I went over the clouds using my Wink of Stella glitter brush to make them really sparkly. The last thing I did to create this background is take a white gel pen and outline the underside of each cloud. Check out the video to see this technique in detail!

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I stamped the haunted house image from the Creepy Cute stamp set onto a piece of dark gray card stock with Versamark ink. I heat embossed the image with a white embossing powder. I fussy cut the house out using some scissors and then used my N2 Copic marker to add a little bit of shading to the image. I took a scrap piece of black card stock and cut a curve out of it to create a hill for my house to sit on.

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Next I took and A2 sixe card base and glued a piece of black card stock to it. I then took my sky background and adhered it to a piece of vellum to give it a border. I popped up that panel onto the card base with foam tape. I glued the hill piece I created to the bottom of the sky panel with my Gina K Connect glue. I also glued down the house. For the sentiment I used a stamp which says “Witch way is the candy?” and heat embossed it in white on black card stock. I cut it down to a strip and glued it to vellum so that it would have a border. I popped that sentiment up on the card next to my creepy house.

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I used my Prismacolor pencils to add a little more detail to my house. I went over the windows using the white pencil and then the PC918 to make them look like they are glowing. I then took the black Prismacolor pencil and deepened up the shading and added a drop shadow. I went over the sentiment with the Wink of Stella glitter brush and added a mixture of sequins across the card. I spread them from the bottom left to the top right and glued them with my Gina K Connect glue. Finally I went around the border of the sky panel with a white gel pen doing some dashed lines.


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