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Pumpkin Pie with Dreamweaver & Spellbinders

Hello! Welcome to Day 3 of the Smeared Ink 31 Days of Halloween. It's also time for the Stampendous Quarterly Hop with Spellbinders. Our theme this week has been Pumpkin Pie so I'll be following that theme while incorporating Dreamweaver Stencils and Spellbinders dies.

I started off by cutting my focal piece out of black cardstock using one of my many Spellbinders dies. Then, using black embossing paste with the Jack O Lanterns stencil. While it was wet, I sprinkled Metallic F/X powder on to the image with a brush. I used Nouveau Orange, Amber Glow, Eye of the Tiger, and Kimono Red. I then heated it with my embossing gun to speed up the drying process. This causes the paste to bubble in a wonderful way. It gives the stenciled image great texture. It really looks like metal now!

Next, I used a VersaMarker watermark pen around the edges of my die cut image. The I heat embossed Seasonings Chunky Metallic Embossing Powder. I LOVE that stuff! I did one side at a time. For my bigger layer, I did the same thing with the edges, and I also stamped some teeny spiders from the Spooky House set.


I had some punchinella that I added to the background, and that added even more metallic goodness to the card. Here are the folks from the Stampendous DT that are sharing projects today. And don't forget! All of the links to the fantastical 31 Days of Halloween are listed in my side bar. Thanks for stopping by. Have a creeptastic day!

Comments

BurningRubber said…
This is such a gorgeous card! I love the leafing on the pumpkins and the ep on the edges of the dies.
BurningRubber said…
I love your card today! Either I am having de ja vu or whatever. I love the way you blinged out this card.
valscraftings said…
Love your card, the pumpkins look great with the texture! The technique using the glue and powders are a favourite of mine!
Karen Buchanan said…
Love those pumpkins!
OOOOOOOOOOOOOO! The Molten Lava technique is perfect for these pumpkins!!! Love the addition of the punchinella also! Awesome card! TFS!
I keep forgetting that I am Barb in VT~~ LOL
Sarah Nancarrow said…
Gorgeous embossing! I love how the image shine :)
Gloria said…
Great Halloween card. Spooky great!
Susan Salyer said…
Oh sweet what wonderful pumpkins. I love your make today.
Happy Day 3
D.Ann C said…
LOVE embossing the edge of the die! Thanks for the inspiration!! Florida
Sue D said…
Very spooky!
Sue in Ohio
DonnaMundinger said…
WOW! I want pumpkins like those! Gorgeous metallic shine. Love the tiny spiders on the frame, too. Fabulous techniques. xxD
Ina Good said…
spooky like leafing and molten lava!
Rebecca pettit said…
So love this look. I want more of these stencils. I love that they are so strong. Great metallic finish.
Tina henderson said…
great creation and such gorgeous embossing x
Sari / Granne said…
Fabulous metallic spooky pumpkins.
Beautiful card! Such a great metallic texture you have created on those pumpkins.
Susan Falkler said…
Great use of embossing products.
Teresa said…
I love this Alison - the different metallic glittery tones work so well - and the punchinella in the background is cool x
Mary Holshouser said…
What horrible looking pumpkins.
Nobody will want to cut them up for pumpkin pie.
thanks for sharing
Karen L K said…
You really got a great metallic look on your card! Love the pumpkins and the subtle spiders. I am in California.
Crazy good! Love the chunky metallic you used!
Spooktacular creation, so rich and vibrant!
Adorable project!
Take care!
Michele
Carolina Kathy said…
Wow! What an amazing card!! Love it! Thx for sharing your creativity!
Susan Renshaw said…
Love this Alison - thanks for all the details! Makes a great Halloween piece!
Karenladd said…
What lovely texture and shine!! The Fall themed projects are fabulous!
karen in california
Robin B. said…
Amazing card! I love the way the pumpkins turned out, thanks for the inspiration.
BethW said…
It's Bootiful-and I really know great Halloween creativity when I see it. Thank you so much for the great inspiration and fantastic how to!
Elizabeth/Beth Williams
BethW said…
It's Bootiful-and I really know great Halloween creativity when I see it. Thank you so much for the great inspiration and fantastic how to! Swampy so GA.
Elizabeth/Beth Williams
Nan Bourdeu said…
that stencil is awesome I was lucky enough to win it last year! Awesome embossing! xx
Lyneen J said…
AWESOME!!! Love the pumpkin stamp, the embossing really makes it pop... What a treat for day 3!!! TFS!
Carol said…
Love all the textured layers x
Squiddy said…
Great stencil to play with
silvia said…
AWESOME!!! LOVE the embossing!!

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