Thursday, September 5, 2013

Halloween is Just Around the Corner

Happy Thursday to all. Just one more day and the weekend will begin. I’m really looking forward to it.

I would like to introduce you to Witchy Bear, designed by Rick St. Dennis MFA. Isn’t she the cutest little witch you have ever seen? She is available at I Brake for Stamps in a full sheet of the cutest bear rubber stamps that you will ever own. I am a little biased on the cuteness. All of Rick’s images make you want to grab them and color. I am sure that you have other teddy bear stamps, but I loved coloring this little witch with my Copics.

I printed Witchy Bear twice, colored one, and used the other one for a backdrop. The backdrop was then die cut with Spellbinders large circle die, used Copics for the background. After the Copics, I distress the edges with Gathered Twigs DI. This backdrop was then mounted on Spellbinder’s Scallop die-cuts in SU’s Really Rust and True Thyme cardstock. After finishing with the coloring on the main image, I fussy cut Witchy Bear and mounted her onto the backdrop.

Copics used:
Bear: E21, 23, 25, 29, R20
Dress: V000, 09, 12, 15, 17
Sleeves & Hat Bank: YG23, 25, 27, 67
Apron: YR00, 12, 15, 16
Hat & Spider: C1, 3, 5, 7, 9
Broom: E31, 35
Background: W0, 1, 2, 4, and
YG21 & YR00

Now it’s time to assemble the card. The designer paper is from my stash. I trimmed everything to size and added a few bats. The one in the bottom right corner is from Alpha Stamps. I need to order some more, you can never have enough bats. I have also die cut the smaller bats from a Memory Boxes Die “A Bunch of Bats.” The spider web is one of my favorite dies. It’s from Cheery Lynn Designs. After I cut it out, I used Viva Décor 3-D stamp paint in copper. Everything is assembled and it still needed something. I went to my sticker stash and found the pumpkin and wheat stalk. Now it’s done.

That’s it for today. I hope you head over to the Sparkle & Glitter blog and check out the other Elite Design Team members' awesome little pieces of art.

Thanks for stopping by. If you have any questions, please contact me.
Aletha Jane
RSD Elite Design Team

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