Thursday, October 30, 2014

Trick or Treat

Tomorrow (Friday) is Halloween. I thought I'd share one more Halloween card. I started with a great piece of designer paper. I pulled out several sets of Halloween stamps from Artistic Outpost. I couldn't let the holiday go by without using the dapper skeleton all dressed up in his formal finest. I wanted to mask him, but he is quite skinny and difficult to cut out. Then I remembered that I had a jar of Masking Friskit. It was the perfect answer to mask my bony friend. I used a white gel pen to highlight his bones. The haunted mansion is another of my favorite stamps, along with the colony of bats. (Yes, that's what a group of bats is called.) Halloween was stamped in orange. The 'Trick or Treat" sentiment block is a part of  a larger stamp. I stamped it and then heat embossed it and cut out the part I wanted. Halloween Kisses--my treat to you!
Since this is the week and month of Halloween, there are a number of challenges met by my Halloween card: Tuesday Throwdown -- dressed up-costume; Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge -- treats; Sweet Stamps -- Spooky; 3 Muses -- Take Fright; Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge -- anything goes; Marks Finest Papers Simple Salutations -- Boo to You; Inspiration Emporium -- In Disguise; Art With Heart -- Tricks or Treats; Artistic Outpost -- anything goes with Artistic Outpost stamps.

13 comments:

Heather said...

A fabulous Halloween card Barbara, your stamping and masking is amazing!!

Thanks so much for joining Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
hugs
Heather xx

Lisa H said...

Great card! Thank you for joining us at the Art with Heart Challenge this month. Happy Halloween! =)

Chris Bax said...

I like your Halloween card and love all the
details you added.
Thank you for joining us at MFP Simple
Salutations Challenge.

Lady Bug Stampers said...

Oh what a great Halloween card. Love the skeleton!!! Thanks for joining us this week at Tuesday Throwdown.
Linda K. DT

indybev said...

I love your dapper skeleton with his top hat, and everything about your card, Barbara. Great work!

Vickie Y said...

Great Halloween card! Thank you for sharing with us at MFP Simple Salutations Challenge.

Davi said...

Thanks for sharing your Halloween card with us at TT this week.

RambleOn aka pam said...

i took a look around, you have some very special pieces here! love it :)

Sandra said...

Stunning Halloween card! Love the spooky house with the gentlemen skeleton! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

Pam Tiedtke, or Pammie Lou said...

Nicely put together scene! Love the spooky effects! Thanks for joining us at MFP Simple Salutations challenge!
hugs!

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Super fun Halloween card!!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

hugs...
Melissa

Emily Thubbron said...

Thanks so much for joining us at Simple Salutations Boo to You challenge with this fantastic card. I love the way you used so many different stamps to make a spooky scene. Fantastic!

Emily T.
DT Member

Christine said...

I'm so impressed with your masking the skeleton. I wouldn't even have tried. And your card looks fantastic - great job on combining sets. Thanks so much for playing with us on MFP's Simple Salutations. Sorry for the belated comment.