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Simple Halloween: Day 16 of 31 Days of Halloween

Hello again! If you’ve been following along with my posts for this month, you’d know that I have had a LOT of projects to share. My posts often contain 2 or 3 projects. And those projects take me a long time to make. Today is different. I went to the opposite end of the spectrum. Something super simple, yet still “screams” Halloween.

I have a beautiful stamp set from Inkadinkado with many beautiful pumpkins. This is one of them. On this single layered, cream card, I smudged some Ripe Persimmon Distress Ink where the pumpkin would be, with a cosmetic sponge. Then I stamped the image on top of that with Staz-On. I made a simple border with a black marker, then I added some Diamond Stickles to the swirls coming out of the pumpkin.

Simple, yet effective. It’s nice to make quick cards like this. It’s a different way of thinking. Making sure there is just enough happening to make sure the card is still interesting.

Please be sure to stop by the rest of the Wicked Bloggers, all listed in my side bar. Thanks so much for stopping by. Have a spook-tacular day!

Comments

ike said…
Oh, I like this a lot - it's super. The orange is just enough and I like the shiny bit. Awesome idea and you rocked this one! :-) xxxx
KristyLee said…
Alison,
Love the swirls coming out of your pumpkin! and Love your pen markings around your card! Way cool card!
Peace,
KristyLee
DonnaMundinger said…
Fabulously CAS! It is quite refreshing to make something that doesn't take all day, isn't it? PERFECT! xxD
Tina said…
beautiful card...

Tina
The swirls and birds coming out of the pumpkin are perfect!!! What a cool simple project for the days when you are in a hurry!!! Beautiful!!!
Unknown said…
I like this it is beautiful
Luv Jane xxx
Monique's art said…
beautiful card love the swirls
Steph said…
Beautiful! I love the look of this card.
Susan said…
This is a Beautiful CAS card, and I LOVE that stamp!

Hugs,
Susan
Sharon Sahl said…
Today's card is just perfect! Love the orange sploch and how the image fits it. Your extra markings add a lot too!
Scrap Vamp said…
Gorgeous card! I love the stamping and coloring on this!
Kathi said…
OOOh. I like this. Very cool.
Simple but striking! Cool card :)

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