Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Imaginisce Halloween Card Challenge

Oh i do love the Imaginisce challenges.  When I read the blog on Monday and they posted the new challenge I knew I just had to do it!  The challenge was to use "old" scraps of any Imaginsce paper and the colors had to include orange, black, green, and purple.  Well I I know most people used the old lines like Cherish and other lines, but I didn't have any of those lines (too girly for my rough and tough boys), but i did have this really old line by Imaginisce.  I actually forget the name of the line but I think it came out about 3 years ago.  It was my favorite and it still is. I kept many of the papers because one of these days I want to alter some picture frames or blocks using this paper because it is so stinkin' cute. 

To make this card I cut two strips of paper 2 inches in width. Then I inked the edges with Tim Holtz Black Soot.  I then cut a a one inch strip and stamped the greeting, spider web and spider using these stamps from Hero Arts (these are my favorite stamps for Halloween greetings--they are just too cute). Next I inked it up with Anitique Linen and Black Soot. I then used my new EK Success punch Bumpy Road.  I love this scallop punch because it is uneven.  I then inked the edges again with Black Soot, and attached it to the greeting strip. Next I cut out a die cut from Nestablilities and stamped them with the coordinating Paper Trey Ink stamps and then inked it up with Anique Linen and Black Soot. With this paper kit you got chipboard and matching stickers.  I took the candy corn and of course inked it up with Black Soot again (I just love my distress inks!), and attached it with pop dots.  I am really pleased with how it came out. 
Supplies:
pattern paper and embellie: Imaginisce
inks: tim holtz
die cut:  spell binders
stamps: hero arts

Nothing new with us this week.  It has been pretty quiet--thank goodness.  I am still trying to get my "junk" ready for the scrapbook garage sale ready.  I don't have that much but it will be nice to clean out some stuff.  The garage sales are every 3 months or so and I always participate.  I am constantly cleaning out and keeping things organized.  I like to keep my stash reasonable because if I have too much then sometimes I can't seem to get going--I get hung up on picking the perfect items for the layout.  Plus I really don't have that much space for all my stuff.

I also want to give a big shout out to all the new followers--thanks so much I truly appreciate it.  When I read your comments I just have a great big smile on my face. 

See you in a couple of days! Thanks for stopping by!

9 comments:

Debby said...

Loving your card...great job!

Melinda Spinks said...

Mary this is such a fun card and the Halloween paper is just gorgeous. Thankyou so much for playing along in the Imaginisce challenge.
Melinda :)

Pam W. said...

Love this card.

Becky said...

Love your card and especially the candy corn! Your inspiring me to clean out my craft room...

Elizabeth Schaffer Miranda said...

What a cute card!

Amy said...

I love the cute candy corn on that card...adorable!

Mary said...

Hi Miss Mary...Love your Halloween card. Glad to hear everything is quiet & comfy in your world. Sounds like my kinda garage sales..can I come..heehee

Tracy said...

Love your card! So fun.
I love to distress everything ;)
I haven't found the Black Soot yet though.

Liz said...

This is super cute! Love what you did and thank you for playing along...

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