Thursday, October 9, 2014

Bats at Dusk: Day 9 of the 31 Days of Halloween

Can you tell that sometimes Dream Team's "Fearless Leader", Pam Hornschu, has a hard time deciding on monthly challenges? Since the team will be taking turns all month with the Smeared and Smudged 31 Days of Halloween, and we are doing a Christmas collaboration with Stampendous and Core'dinations the 13th - 17th, the confusion should be understandable. Therefore...happy HallowThanksMas! As usual, we'd love for you to play along with the challenge and link your creations to the Inlinkz tool on the Dream It Up! blog. Just in case you are wondering...NO, YOU DO NOT NEED TO POST SOMETHING WITH ALL THREE HOLIDAYS ON IT! However, you get bonus points for actually using Dreamweaver stencils and product on your creations! And bonus points might actually earn you an extra stencil as our monthly winner...just sayin'! For me, I'm all about Halloween, of course...so I will be saving Christmas for the hop next week. 

This was FUN! I started off with Dreamweaver's Tree Line Die. I cut it using their double stick sheets, which I love. It makes sticking and glittering so simple. Then I started playing with photo paper. I took out my Ranger Archival Ink re-inkers and began to swirl colors. Here's what it looked like before I applied the trees to the background.

I stuck the trees on, and then I stamped on some flying bats from Inkadinkado. 

I added some ribbon from May Arts, and a little bit of glitter paper behind it to fill in the empty space. Pretty simple, but it gives off a creepy-cool feeling. Here's the rest of the "B" team, that's also posting for Dreamweaver today.
Gill Wilson


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23 comments:

Rebecca pettit said...

This looks like it should be framed and hung on the wall. Absolutely beautiful

NanB said...

Awesome background! Love that effect on the background! Looks wonderful!!

ionabunny said...

Fantastic bg against the treeline die. Great card. Bwahahahaha

TangledBlueRose said...

Those trees are gorgeous! Love the background fireball with the bats! Gorgeous!
~kim

DonnaMundinger said...

WOW Alison! this really turned out cool! Very spooky forest. I love it! xxD

ldfdesign said...

Oh how cool! It looks like spin machine art! Love this!

DogsMom said...

Wow- how different the background looks when trees are layered upon it.

It works beautifully.

The purple strip at the bottom gives it a strong baseline.

Sarah Bales Strom said...

This is lovely! Love that background--so very artistic!

(AJ) ArtJypsy said...

Wow. Love that background you created. The trees and bats work so well with it.

Christine Kiehl said...

This is AWESOME! You are so creative! I am going to have to invest in that die now! You have convinced me! Thanks for all your hard work on this great hop!

craftings said...

Oh wonderful love it...so very different!

LynB said...

What an incredible card Alison! WOW! Love it!

Pam Hornschu said...

I absolutely love this! That background reminds me a famous painting that my poor brain can't remember the artist of. Love the texture on the trees. Think I'll need to use this for a FB banner, okay?

maureenjscott said...

Wow!!! This is stunning! Love your swirly background and the fab tree line looks awesome with it! X

Leigh S-B - The Sharpie Domino Queen said...

Oh my, what a spooktacular sunset you created, love this overall effect!

Susan Renshaw said...

I know you had fun doing this! Gorgeous result!

Julia said...

Gorgeous... borrowing this idea!!!

Kristine Reynolds said...

Love those glittery trees!

Janine Rudnick said...

This is fantastic! I love that background. TFS

Sarah Nancarrow said...

Omg this is stunning!! I would have this in huge size to have on my wall - you are a creative genius!!

BurningRubber said...

The background you created is stunning! It definitely should be framed.

Steph said...

Wow, this is stunning. Love those trees too.

Alex said...

WOW!!! This is amazing.