Spooky Fun

Spooky Fun

Here’s a card I created a month or so ago, but hadn’t blogged it yet. It’s uses the new Halloween Scares set from the Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog.

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We don’t really “celebrate” Halloween, but I loved this house – and the fence. I stamped the house and masked the moon, then sponged around them with Rich Razzleberry and Basic Gray Classic Stampin’ Ink. I colored the windows with a Gold Wink of Stella glitter pen. It iave it a little more eerie look, I think. Finally, I added a tiny bit of ink to the doorway and steps.

It was really easy to stamp the fence pieces, cat, bats, and sentiment in Black Archival ink when I finished the sponging. I think it has a kind of ethereal, foggy night look about it.

It still needed something, though, so I added a bit of Pop of Pink Designer Washi Tape along the bottom. It kind of looks like a road or sidewalk, with maybe some leaves strewn about. I want to check over my shoulder every time I look at the card.

This has been a wonderful weekend. Mike’s birthday was Friday, so we ran to the mountains to celebrate. It was so quiet and peaceful – and it was fun just having time together. I cooked a spicy Thai dinner on his birthday (Mike loves spicy food), and an Indian dish on Saturday. I’ll have to admit – I had to follow the food bites with a lick off a sugar free fudge pop on Saturday. It was delicious, but quite hot. Today was “left-over” day. He had Indian; I had Thai. I was able to save the fudge pop for dessert this time.

We got home around 9 p.m., unpacked everything, and I was just getting ready to start my blog when I heard a noise on the piano. I’m making some favors and centerpieces for our high school class reunion in October, and, for lack of a better place, they’re being stored on the piano for now. Miss Ashlynn (our crazy cat) decided to make a bed in the favor boxes. Ugh! They’re all crunched up now. I think I can salvage them, but that’s for another day.

Hope you have a wonderful week! Thanks for stopping by Stamping with Buffy.

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About buffycooper

Among other things, I am a musician who enjoys papercrafting (specifically with rubber stamps), a Stampin' Up!® demonstrator, Christian, wife and mom to two great boys.
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2 Responses to Spooky Fun

  1. Mom says:

    I don’t “do” Halloween, but I really like this card. It is spooky and cute. I am so glad you and Mike had a restful weekend.

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