Category: KB Halloween Scene

KB Design Team Challenge – G-G-G-Ghosts

It’s time for another Karen Burniston Design Team Challenge and this month it’s Ghosts!  I’ve create a large 6 x 6 Basic Black card stock base card to share today.  The tombstones from the Halloween Scene dies were stamped in Basic Gray ink on Smoky Slate card stock using SU’s Marbled background stamp.  The bats and pumpkin are from Halloween Elements and the fence is from Karen’s House & Fence Pop Up.  The background is Distressed Oxide inks pounced and sprayed  and smooched until I liked the results 🙂  I added black Nuvo drops scattered around the scene.

The inside uses Karen’s Flower Pot die as a big tombstone with ghosts flying out of it!  I repeated most of the outside elements to the inside and added some retired Halloween stamps as a greeting.

The ghosts are attached to strips of acetate to make them float.  The bricks on the tombstone/flower pot are done with SU’s brick stencil and embossing paste tinted with Smoky Slate re-inker.   I went over the bats and pumpkins with Shimmer pen – gotta have glitter!

Have fun checking out all the other spooky creations from the team!  Hugs, Fran

Shelly Hickox – http://shellyhickox.blogspot.com

Summer – Hills Painter – http://1craftypainter.blogspot.com

Karen Aicken – http://paintedmountaincards.blogspot.ca

Helen Cryer – http://diningroomdrawers.blogspot.com

Kelly Booth – http://cruzinkellster.blogspot.com

Frances Byrne – http://stampowl.blogspot.com

Fran Sabad – http://fransabad.com

Paper Pros Challenge – Halloween

Today is the Paper Pros Challenge and it’s Halloween!  The first thing I thought of when I saw Stampin Up’s Season to Sparkle was The Phantom of the Opera 🙂  So here’s my Phantom card.  The card is a 5 x 7 and has a circle die cut from the front.  The chandelier  is die cut twice – once for the outside (which is mostly trimmed away) and one for the inside.  I covered the chandelier with Glossy Accents and sprinkled it with Dazzling Diamonds.  The jewel border was die cut, colored with Copics and adhered to the top. The graveyard scene is from Karen Burniston’s Halloween Scene die.  First I stamped the Basic Gray card stock using the Marbled background stamp, then I die cut it.  The sentiment is embossed in white on black card stock.

On the inside I used Karen Burniston’s Katherine Label die so the chandelier swings above the cemetery as it’s opening.  The little spiders dangle as it moves.  The creates are an Art Impressions stamp – Spooktacular – colored with Copies and fussy cut.  Make sure you check out all the other Halloween creations!  Hugs, Fran

Karen Burniston – http://karenburniston.typepad.com

Sandy Diller – http://sandydiller.blogspot.com

Karen Aicken – http://paintedmountaincards.blogspot.ca Raquel Mason – http://raquelmason.blogspot.com

Caz Counsell -http://stampingcaz.blogspot.com

Frances Byrne – http://stampowl.blogspot.com

Raquel Mason – http://raquelmason.blogspot.com

Fran Sabad – http://fransabad.com (You are here)

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