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House-Mouse® Star Costume by Jamie Martin

House-Mouse® Star Costume by Jamie MartinSupplies:

From Stampendous:
HMQ10 Star Costume
SSC1208 Tricky Words Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
R207 Skull Stack
EJS03 Spoonful of Midnight
SSH34 Medium Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®

Plus:
Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

  1. Stamp and color your images. Use Skull Stack and stamp on a card color of your choice to create a main background.
  2. Layer black and orange cardstock to the background. Use a light purple cardstock for the main image to highlight it.
  3. After adhering all pieces as you like, add Tricky Words for that full  Halloween effect.
  4. Don’t forget to add Spoonful of Midnight embossing powder

Kind Friendship by Suzanne Czosek

Supplies: OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

From Stampendous:

V284 Kind Friendship
R175 Leaf Background
FREG042 Aged Bronze Embossing Enamel
VM001 VersaMark™ Watermark Stamp Pad

Plus:

Black Archival Ink by Ranger
Yellow, Orange, & Brown Glimmer Mist by Tattered Angels
White & Black Cardstock
Watercolor Pencils & Waterbrush
Black Twine
Heat Tool
ZipDry Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

1.     Glimmer mist white cardstock using yellow, orange and brown glimmer mist.
2.     Stamp leaf using Versamark on dried misted background. Repeat until covered. Heat emboss using Aged Bronze Embossing Enamel.
3.     Stamp sentiment on misted background.
4.     Color leaves with watercolor pencils and water brush.
5.     Versamark entire leaf background and heat emboss using clear embossing powder.
6.     Assemble card and attach black twine.

Tree Poem Tag by Suzanne Czosek

Tree Poem Tag by Suzanne CzosekSupplies:

From Stampendous:
R164 Tree Poem
H292 Inspiration Exists
FRC15 Canary Color Fragments
FRC06 Ochre Color Fragments

Plus:
Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
Coffee Archival Ink™ by Ranger®
Yellow & Plum Ink
Cardboard
Decadent Chalkboard Mist, Yellow Glimmer, & Purple Glimmer Mist by Tattered Angels
Tissue Paper
White Acrylic Paint
Chain & Clips
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

  1. Stamp tree and poem using brown ink on white cardstock.  
  2. Sponge plum and yellow dye ink over white cardstock until sunset background created.
  3. Mount image onto yellow cardstock.
  4. Dab surface with glue and sprinkle with yellow and ochre color fragments.
  5. Spritz brown chalkboard mist over stamped image.
  6. Cut banner from cardboard. Strip surface to expose ridges. Smear surface with white acrylic paint.
  7. Spritz cardboard surface with yellow and purple glimmer mists.
  8. Spritz brown chalkboard mist over banner.
  9. Accent banner with yellow and ochre color fragments.
  10. Spritz tissue paper with purple glimmer mist.
  11. Stamp sentiment onto white cardstock using brown ink.
  12. Sponge background with plum and yellow dye inks.
  13. Mount sentiment on yellow cardstock.
  14. Layer tissue paper under main image onto  banner.
  15. Add clips and chain to hanging.

 

Steampunk Owl by Wendy Price

Supplies:

From Stampendous:

P174 Steampunk Owl
FREG035 Aged Spice Embossing Enamel
FRM03 Tarnished Mica Fragments
FRM04 Tea Stained Mica Fragments
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear Handle
VM001 VersaMark™ Watermark Stamp Pad

Plus:

Bronze and White Cardstock
Ranger Archival Jet Black ink
Derwent Inktense Watercolor pencils
White Sharpie marker
Zip Dry Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

1. Create card base from metallic cardstock.
2. Cover 3.75 x 4.25 inch piece of cardstock with VersaMark and emboss with Aged Spice Embossing Powder. Adhere to card base.
3. Stamp owl and color with watercolors.
4. Cut thin strips of cardstock to create tree branches.
5. Adhere owl to card.
6. Adhere mica fragments to branches.

Spilled Treats Basket by Debbie Cole, CDA

HGRP04_DC_800Supplies:

From Stampendous:

HGRCP04 Cling Spilled Treats
Clear Acrylic Handle, medium
VersaMarker™ Watermark Pen
Plus:

Decoart Americana Acrylic paint- Cadmium Orange, Ebony Black, Jack-O-Lantern Orange, Marigold, Primary Yellow, Slate Grey, and White Wash
DuraClear Matte Varnish
Silver Brush Ltd. – Golden Natural brushes, 2008S Square Wash, size ½”, 2002S Shader, size #4 and #6, 2000S Round, size #3, Series 2007S Liner, size #00
Surface- Painter’s Paradise, basket with lid
Embossing heat tool

Instructions:

1. Seal the lid and sand lightly.
2.Basecoat the entire lid with White Wash. Basecoat the checks with Jack-O-Lantern Orange, Primary Yellow, and Ebony Black. Apply one coat of matte varnish to the lid.
3. Apply the stamp to an acrylic handle, load the stamp with Ebony Black paint and stamp in the center of the lid. Refer to photo for placement.
4. Apply washes of color to the yellow areas with Primary Yellow, the orange areas with Jack-O-Lantern Orange, and bears with Slate Grey. Once dry, wash over the bears with a wash of Jack-O-Lantern Orange.
5. Shade the yellow areas with Marigold and the orange areas with Jack-O Lantern Orange. Shade grey areas with a glaze of Black. Reinforce the orange shades with Cadmium Orange.
4. Using a ruler run the VersaMarker around  the lid. Sprinkle with Starry Night Embossing Powder and heat set.
5. Add varnish to the lid without covering the embossing.

Lid Closeup

Lid Closeup