Sunday, 25 October 2009

Hallowe'en Dream

First time for me over at Wednesday Stamper somehow don't seem able to fit this challenge onto my list of things to do! ........however I was very keen to make this as it incorporates one of T!m's techniques that Jennie at the Artistic Stamper re-visited this week (wood effect) and I've been meaning to try this out for ages!!!

Stamped the skeleton in clear emboss onto a textured white card stock and added black acrylic randomly with a dry-ish brush technique and used DI DC over the top to distress and wiped excess off with a wet cloth....stamped the T!m script over the whole thing with DI WS...stamped the clock and R.I.P. in Ardirondack wild plum.....stamped the Inkadinkadoo cobwebs (LOVE them!) with smoke blue Colour Box Cat's Eye ink......stamped "Dream as if you'll live forever....." (my own) in Adirondack cranberry and then stamped and embossed with Distress powder scattered straw over this and slightly off set......I like doing this overstamping as it gives it a shadow look.............wiped off any ink lingering over the resist embossed skeleton and added a ribbon to the top..........also for a bit of whimsy........a black circular embellishment hanging from the arm (like a handbag!)

and a jump ring threaded round the neck!!! LOL

Some days I think I'm just plain loopy!

Thanks for looking and happy stamping ;)

xoxo Sioux


  1. This is fantastic! LOVE your background, the shadow-stamped sentiment (hysterical with the skellie), and hey, everyone needs a great bag! Made me smile :)

  2. This looks brilliant, Jen - love it! I love to do that Shadow effect with embossing, too and often incorporate it into my resist techniques to give depth. The jump rings are a great added touch :)

  3. great apostrophe usage!! and a fantastic tag as well!

  4. This fabby fabby fabby. Love the rings around the neck and the handbag just sets it off perfectly. Like the humour.

  5. Absolutely brilliant! Well worth the wait! :-D Great techniques. Will have to give this a go & link back.xx Love the purples & the rings are fabby!

    Have a great week. Gez.xx

  6. great quote for your wonderfully spooky skeleton tag!

  7. this is brilliant hun love the backgound really stunning design love cheyrl xxxx

  8. Absolutely gorgoeus

  9. WOW brilliant colors and the white skeleton all together is great. Beautiful spooky tag!
    Hugs Anja

  10. Wonderful tag! Great necklace and purse embellishments to make this just a bit quirky - too funny! Love all the layers of stamping too. Happy Halloween!

  11. Hi xoxo,

    this is a wonderful tag with a fantastic background. I love it.



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