Monday, October 19, 2015

Card Harmony --- Spooktacular

Happy Monday!!
I hope you all had a fabulous weekend! We were super busy with family fun all weekend and we had a blast but it did wear me out a bit lol! 

Today Kimberly and I are back with another Card Harmony post.
Here is a link to my blog post that tells a little bit about what Card Harmony is all about. 
We basically take turns purchasing stamps each month and then we both make a card using the same stamp set to see how alike or different our cards turn out. We add a little twist each month though to make it a little more challenging. 

It was my month to choose the stamp set and since it is October, I chose the absolutely adorable set from Lawn Fawn titled, Spooktacular. I had my daughter pick the added challenge for us and she picked a hard one! She told us that we had to make a Halloween card with no black!! WHAT??? The only black that we were allowed to use was the Copic friendly ink necessary if we planned on coloring our images.  We could use shades of gray as long as we didn't go too dark. I can't speak for Kimberly but I sure did struggle with this! haha! Anywho, here is the card that I was able to create:

I started with a purple card base and added a light gray layer. I then added a fun glittery orange piece of cardstock from DCWV and wrapped a bit of bright green ribbon around it before I adhered it on top of the gray layer. I cut out a piece of watercolor cardstock using the Stitched Journaling Card from Lawn Fawn. I then got out some distress inks and blended some colors together to make my grass and sky. Once I had that done, I flicked a bit of water on top to get some fun little blotches. I love that look! I colored my images from the Spooktacular set and used the coordinating dies to cut them out. I used a fence border die from Darice, attached that to my watercolor panel and then started arranging my images to create a little scene. I heat embossed my sentiment with some white embossing powder. I finished off my card with a few star shaped confetti pieces, glossy accents and some faux white stitching. 

Be sure to check out Kimberly's blog, Kimberly's Crafty Spot to see the card that she made!! 
It is fabulous!! I love her card so much!!
Here is a little sneak peek of her card:

I will also be entering this into the current challenge over at 

Thanks so much for stopping by my blog today and taking a look at my latest creation!!
I really appreciate it!!

I hope you have a great crafty day!!

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Supply List:
Cardstock: Recollections and Ranger Watercolor
Pattern Paper: DCWV
Stamp: Spooktacular (Lawn Fawn)
Dies: Stitched Journaling Card (Lawn Fawn), Spooktacular (Lawn Fawn), Fence (Darice)
Copics: C1, C3, C5, E37, E99, RV13, V15, V17, V12, Y08, Y15, YG06, YG25, YR04, YR14, YR18, YR21
Inks: Tuxedo Black (Memento), Versamark, Wilted Violet & Peeled Paint Distress (ranger)
Misc.: White Embossing Powder, Ribbon, Glossy Accents, Clear Wink Of Stella, Star Confetti 


Marilyn said...


Janis Lewis said...

Beautiful card. I love the idea that you and Kimberly have. That sounds like a lot of fun!

Kimberly Jensen said...

Love your card!! The colors and design are so pretty!! :) I'm so glad we do this!

Scrapper69 said...

Your card looks wonderful Stacey! You & Kimberly o fab jobs on these challenges... :)

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snappy scrappy said...

Super cute Stacey!!! LOVE!

Crafty EllenH. said...

I love this!!! =)

Kim Faucher said...

Very cute! Love the big green bow!!

Nora N. said...

This is adorable!! I LOVE that your daughter told you that you could not use black on a halloween card!! That is an awesome challenge!! I think you nailed it with this fabulous scene.

Samantha Mann said...

this is SO adorable! LOVE the cute critters and that awesome background!! it's all super cute and 'spooky' ha ha!! and that bow - wow!! gorgeous!! Thank you SO much for playing along with the Lawnscaping Challenge! :)

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