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Day 2 of 31 with Stampendous & Imagine

Greetings! It's Day 2 of the 31 Days of Halloween, and I have a project that is chock full of Stampendous and Imagine today.


This is a 6x6" Mini Page. I think I'll have a bunch of these this month. I like the size and the fact that I can just pop them into an album once they're done. For this one, I started off with Desert Sand Memento and Wheat Versa Magic from Imagine, and I streaked it across my cream colored cardstock. Then I stamped and embossed the Raven Skull stamp from Stampendous. 


Next, I played with one of my all-time favorite stencils, Houndstooth. I used the stunning Black Shimmer Delicata Ink from Imagine and a stencil brush. I applied it semi-random, with a varying coverage. Then I used an older stamp set from Nat Kalbach (via Stampendous) and Brown Shimmer Delicata to ink the brown splotches. I also used the Brown Shimmer on the die cuts I made using Stampendous' Build a Wreath Die set. This set is fan-freaking-tastic, and is going to be used a whole lot around here. As you can see, I cut the 2 pine boughs, and the scalloped circles. I cute the pieces with black cardstock, flipped them into the ink pad and pressed random areas into the ink with my fingernail. 

Then, there's my absolute favorite new inky-thing that I've gotten this year (and I thought it was going to be the Delicata inks! Those are my second fave). Check out those finger-licking-good drops of blood. Those were created with Imagine's irRESISTable Spray in Love Letter. You guys....you NEED this stuff. In lots of colors, but especially Love Letter. It seriously looks like someone bled all over my project. I may go through a whole bottle of it this month!

That's it for me today. Thanks for hanging through and making it to the end of this post. I hope you go and try some of these products. You won't be disappointed! Thanks for stopping by. Have a creep-tastic day!

Comments

Carolina Kathy said…
I really like your a Halloween card! I have the same stamp but wasn't as creative ......thx for sharing.
Karen McAlpine said…
Love that stamp!! Fabulous project!
Sarah hc said…
That's spooky looking I like it happy Halloween
Shari said…
I absolutely love this, and that texture spray is the perfect addition. I was wondering how you did it, as soon as I saw it. ^_^ Thanks so much for sharing. 💗💗💗
This is awesome! Love the blood splatter, perfection to a creepy scene.
Michelle said…
Great make !! Not ever made mini pages but now I may give this a goo for a mini art journal. I'm still working on my A4 one. Great being part of the blog hop with you. Michelle (catzncards) xx
Mary Holshouser said…
Love this. the drops of blood are
awesome. that black crow looks
vicious.
thanks for sharing.
This design is AMAZING! It reminds me of a trash polka tattoo! Yes, that is a thing! Love the back raven and the red splashes of color! Spooky and fun!
Susan Salyer said…
I love that you bleed all over your projects hahaha they look fabulous. I must try this product. Beautiful art.
Thank you for the inspiration. Happy Day 2
Susan Renshaw said…
Love this design - and all the different elements you have used!
Ohhh...this is so dark and spooky. Great style. :)
Denise Bryant said…
Spooky and creepy... love those drops of blood!
McStamper said…
Great, spooky card.
This is a great mixed media piece for Halloween! I love the stamp and the background textures you created, and of course the blood splatters! Happy Halloween!
Lyneen J said…
LOVE YOUR SPOOKY mini page... great textures!!! Happy 31 DOH!
Viki Banaszak said…
I love your blood splatters! You should order extra.
Ooooooooooo! Love the blood and gore look of this rocking card! It makes my ghoulish heart smile! TFS!
BethW said…
Fangtastic! You obviously share my passion for the macabre-going to do my best to follow you on bloglovin'
Diane said…
WOW...love, love your fabulous creation and the spooky and somewhat 'creepy' stamp, isn't creepy what Halloween is all about..lol..love it!
Jackie P Neal said…
Alison! This is soooo creepy cool!! I love how you get into Halloween! What a great blog background!
Jackie")
Cynthia Xavier said…
Great Halloween card,very creepy
Absolutely love this card!
Absolutely spooktacular page, love the image!
SHartl said…
Wow! What a cool stamp and really wonderful techniques and textures. The combination of inks, sprays, stencils and stamps makes for an eerie project that is sure to cause shivers.

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