Freshly Made Sketches 310

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Halloween ghosts and goblins abound this week!  Everywhere I look there's a Halloween challenge going on.  Between colors and themes all your Halloween card needs are covered! 😀  Of course, I took the opportunity to combine our latest challenge at Freshly Made Sketches, designed by Kim, with a few of these.

I almost scrapped this card when it was done.  It looked a little plain Jane because the purple layer was just plain purple.  It was quite boring.  I had some patterned paper in the same shade that I could have used to layer it but, in true hoarding fashion, I decided the piece I have is just too small to use.  If I stick it on a card it will be gone FOREVER!  So I improvised.  I grabbed a stencil and added some texture with translucent embossing paste.  All of a sudden I liked this card a lot more!

There's a black, green, and purple challenge going on at Just Us Girls and I tried really hard to stick to those colors.  Hopefully they think that the shades of gray, represented by the witch's robes, are a light shade of black!  And the challenge this week at Cupcake Inspirations is Ghouls and Ghosts.  This lady is definitely not a ghost, but she might be considered a ghoul!

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you have a chance to check out our latest challenge at Freshly Made Sketches.  Our amazing design team has created a bevy of cards that will amaze and wow you!  I hope we'll see you in the gallery!

Stamps:  Best Fiend, Bite Me (Stampin' Up!)
Paper:  Black Licorice (My Favorite Things); Perfect Plum, Old Olive (Stampin' Up!); X-Press It Blending Card
Ink:  Black Licorice (My Favorite Things); Jet Black (Altenew); Copics
Accessories:  Stone Layering stencil (Tim Holtz); translucent embossing paste (Dreamweaver); enamel dots (My Mind's Eye)

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9 Responses to “Freshly Made Sketches 310”

LeAnne said...

Oh my, this little witch is the cutest!!!

Linda Callahan said...

Your Halloween cards make me smile! Oh I do love this witch and yep that extra pattern and shine on the purple looks great!

Lisa Elton said...

Looks good to me Jen!! That witch is too much fun!

Karren said...

Oh that witch! She cracks me up every time! This is a wonderful Halloween card, Jen!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Great use of the colors - awesome witch too. Thanks for joining in at JUGS~

Quillish said...

Oh that's a great card. Lovely colouring there! That witch surely is glad with the colors you used. Thankyou Jen, for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations. Love, Ishani

Jen Brum said...

This is such a great Halloween card! I love that little witch! Your colouring is amazing! I love that purple paper! It looks fantastic! So fun!

Kim S said...

She made me laugh out loud!! And your textured purple - - it's a perfect accent!!

Amy O said...

Ha! I am the same way about hoarding the last bits of favorite dsp. But it looks like it all worked out for the best as your purple paper here works perfectly with this card. Love it!