Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Embalm and Carrion!

Stampendous is sponsoring 31 Days of Halloween this year. The design team will be playing along with other fabulous paper crafters to present a lot of fun and spooky inspiration and you can play along with us. Best of all there will be prizes! All you need to do is to check in daily at Stampendous' blog!  Click here to be whisked to today's link!

Here's a card with the new Crowned Skull Rubber Stamp, which is a gorgeous collage image and humorous too!

Supplies Used:
Stampendous Supplies Used:
Crowned Skull Rubber Stamp
Decor Cling Script Rubber Stamp
Tuxedo Black Memento™ Ink by Tsukineko®

Other Supplies Used:
Solar White Classic Crest® cardstock by Neenah
Ivory cardstock
Tim Holtz® Distress® Inks in Old Paper, Pumice Stone, Fired Brick, and Black Soot by Ranger
Red Solar Sparkle Pen by Spectrum Noir™

  1. Cut an 8.5" x 11" piece of Ivory cardstockin half to create two 4.25" x 5.5" panels.
  2. Using black ink, stamp the Script onto one panel, then randomly sponge Distress inks over top.
  3. Fold the cardstock in half to form an A2 card, then sponge the edges with Distress inks.
  4. Stamp the Crowned skull onto white cardstock and color with Copic markers. 
  5. Color the gems in the crown with Red Solar Sparkle Pen.
  6. Trim the image panel to 4" x 5.25".
  7. Distress the edges of the image panel with a distress tool and the blade of a pair of scissors. 
  8. Sponge the edges with Distress inks, then adhere to the card front.
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  1. Very clever. It took me a second...I like the bold colors you chose..

  2. I really love this skull image. I love the roses,
    especially in red as you've done. Beautiful card.

  3. This skull image is great! I love how it's both a little spooky and a little artsy too! Fun idea!

  4. Love how you colored the image. Thanks for sharing

  5. Pretty card in an
    eerie way!
    Carla from Utah

  6. ferocious.
    Love the flowers that
    try to tone him down.
    Great project.
    thanks for sharing

  7. Stunning card with a bit of humor! The colors and coloring are wonderful tfs