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It's October 1st!!! DICC #39 and Day 1 of S&S 31 Days of Halloween


It's October!!!! My absolute favorite month of the year! I am SO happy that it is finally here. Today is huge, for so many reasons. I have a new Desert Islands Crafters Challenge to share with you, the new term with Bombshell Stamps is starting, and...the Smeared & Smudged 31 Days of Halloween has started! Holy crow! That's a whole lotta stuff. Let's start with the itinerary for DICC, which is also my project for today's 31 Days project.

DICC Itinerary: Sponsored by Floppy Latte, created by Jenn 
1. Candles
2. Full Moons
3.  Bats or Owls
4.  Creepy Crawlies (spiders, snakes, bugs, etc.)
5. Silhouettes
6. Coffins or tombstones
7. Purple
8. Witch(es)
9. Ink or paint splatters
10. Silver or Gold


I chose to use this fabulous silhouette of an owl and a full moon by Floppy Latte. The itinerary numbers I used were 2, 3, 5, 7 (I promise it's purple and not blue!), 9, and 10. I colored the moon with 3 colors of Copics.


I inked the edge with a chalk ink, and after assembling the whole card, I sprayed it with Walnut Stain Glimmer Mist.


Here you can really see the shimmer from the Mist. Isn't it pretty? I like how the large splotches of Mist look like craters on the moon.


My sentiment (stamped on Mulberry paper) is from Inkadinkado. It's a very simple card, and not overtly Halloween, but for the faint of heart, this is just spooky enough.

Now, you have few things to do. You need to head over to the DICC Blog to see what the rest of the DT did with their Floppy Latte images. You need to check your visit the Bombshell Blog/Forum and your inbox to meet the entire team for the newest term. And, now this is super important, you need to check out my sidebar. See the Wicked Blogger list? Go and visit all of those wonderful folks from the Smeared & Smudged 31 Days of Halloween for nothing but Halloween goodness! Go get hopping! Thank you for stopping by. Have a creep-tastic day!

Comments

ScrappinCSI said…
Great colors and I love the Copic work. They blend so well and I love the touch of the Mulberry paper, I didn't think of that for any of my projects. Thanks for sharing.
Love the card, Alison! Happy October!
Alex said…
I think it is a lovely Halloween card. I agree that the splotches are a positive addition!
happyscrapper said…
Alison this is so cool. It gave me a shiver.
Christine
Ally White Cat said…
how adorable. I love the classic more than anything.wonderful wonderful.
hugs,
susan s.
Kristina said…
Oh I just love shimmer mist too! Beautiful card! Love the big moon!
Peace,
Kristy
daffy said…
great card
love how the walnut stain ink looks on the card
carolyn h
Celeste said…
SPOOKY! Love it!
Regina said…
WHOOOOO is giving such inspiration? You are girl...love this. Anything with owls...I so adore.

Regi ^_^
~Lady B~ said…
Fabulous card! I love the yellow moon against the purple background and your silhouette sets the scene perfectly! I may have to play along with DICC this week. You've inspired me :)
xfilekc said…
Great card, I haven't tried working with Glimmer Mist yet but I love it on your image.
Kelli said…
Total awesomeness! I believe that is purple...why is it that it always photographs blue... weird! Anyway Love it!
Sharon Sahl said…
Alison, this is gorgeous with all the layers of ink and color and glimmer mist. I'm holding it in my mind and seeing all the purply purle!
gorgeous card! I love that stamps xx
monique said…
so very pretty, love the owl
Jane said…
Love your owl card
Hugs xxx
Loren C. said…
I love the cute little tag on the card, howl at the moon!
Windy Doc said…
Love the owl!! Very nice card
Julia said…
I am in love with that moon. Great colors and the sentiment is perfect.
Hugs,
Julia
Sharon said…
This is really effective - nice & spooky!!!
bonniebluedenim said…
Howling at the moon! I'm ready for Halloween!
ScrappingBeauty said…
woot woot! that cards is a woot!
Steph said…
Cool card, love the shimmer and the splotches on the moon are perfect.
DonnaMundinger said…
Beautiful and haunting! Isn't purple a bitch to photograph? xxD
Really cool effects with all the shimmer and splotches! Happy Day 1!
Fabulous, I love the silhouetted image and the sentiment is brilliant
Lindsay xx
ldfdesign said…
the coloring on your moon is fabolous! love the paper you used for the senitment
ike said…
Superb moon - love the shimmer mist. Great creation :-) xx
Awesome Card Alison! I love the moon, it looks like it glows! You Rock and Hugs!
Wouldn't that be hoot at the moon? lol

Great image and it really does look blue - midnight blue.
Lady Coral said…
What a pretty card!!! I love it

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