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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Spooky Fun!

Welcome to the Artistic Outpost Blog Hop!  Today the Design Team is featuring Halloween inspiration on their blogs.

I decided to create a ATC Arch:


The background is Halloween paper from My Minds Eye.  I stamped the frame from the Gothic 31 plate using black ink on white cardstock. I cut around the edges and sponged with orange dye ink.  I cut the center out and replaced with a metallic silver cardstock to imitate a mirror.

I stamped the raven from the xxx set and cut it out to place in the frame.  I cut three roses and colored with purple and green watercolor pencils. I printed out the sentiment and cut and sponged.

I also am sharing another ATC that I call the Grateful Dead:

 I thought it would be fun to repeat the skulls in a variety of colors and add Mr. Skeleton on the front.  I stamped the skeleton and cut him out and cut him at the joints to allow him to do his little dance.



Here is a list of all the stamps used: Gothic 31 , Haunted Halloween,  Ephemera Backgrounds,  Quote and Quotables


The rest of the Design Team are sharing spooky inspiration on there blogs. . Hop along to see their wonderful projects:

Thanks for stopping by!

Suzz



20 comments:

  1. Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary...LOL! Cool cards!!

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  2. love the ATC ideas Sue. wouldn't expect to see a bright pink skull normally lol

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  3. Love both projects, Suzanne!

    First one is wonderfully spooky and the second has incredibly cool colours you normally would not expect on a halloween project! Really creative!

    Greetings from Vienna,

    die amelie

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  4. A couple of great cards Suzz. Your skeleton card is awesome

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  5. Great creations! I love the grateful dead ATC!

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  6. Fantastic ATC's, I love the arch and look forward to using my MME Halloween paper pad I bought which I haven't looked through yet lol. The second atc really is fab, love the colours, they really make it pop. :-) Kerry x

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  7. Stunning ATC's! love them both! Fabulous! Hugs, Sandra

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  8. These are both so cool! Andy you've used them in such original ways I was like, AO doesn't have that stamp, lol! Thanks for the inspiration!!

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  9. The Grateful Dead is the absolute perfect name...lol!!! You are always so clever and creative! I love both of these!

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  10. Fabulous Suzz, love the raven set against the mirror and the dancing skeleton is perfect set against the colourful skulls. Love them, so creative as always. Tracy x

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  11. your ATC's are fabulous, love the grateful dead!

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  12. I love the Raven! but Mr. Bones and the Grateful Dead takes the cake, this is so darn cute and clever! hoot hoot

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  13. Fantastic raven arch - the cobwebs are so cool! And The Grateful Dead brought a big smile to my face - neon skulls rock!
    Alison x

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  14. I love them both. The shape of your first card is inspiring and the second card....Grateful Dead...too cute.

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  15. These both look great. I just love the fun colors you used on your grateful dead ATC..

    Hugs~

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  16. Fab ATC's! Love the arch with the Raven, the added Rose images make for a wonderful bouquet! The deadhead ATC is so fun - love the bright colors!

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  17. spooky fun indeed - two cool cards!

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  18. Your pieces are awesome as usual, Sue! I just love the arched one with the raven - such a perfect combo of patterns and textures and your web stuff is the perfect finisher. And I got a chuckle out of the Grateful Dead too! Awesome work for this hop!

    Hope you are having a great week.

    Hugs,
    Linda

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  19. Hi Sue, I could've sworn I'd left a comment on this post the other day but if I did it's disappeared, lol!

    Anyway,the ATC Arch is a fab idea and I love the purple bling for the raven's eye. The wispy fibres create a lovely effect too.

    The dancing skeleton is great too. Love his top hat and cane, lol!

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  20. Very scary ATCs Suzz. Both are really beautifully done. Very funky.

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