Monday, August 18, 2008

Wild and Spooooooky

Today's the day! Anna Wight has designed two fabulously spooky Halloween sets for Whipper Snapper Designs; Hocus Pocus and Spooky Expressions, and they are a must have! I am so in love with the smiles on these characters! They have a funky, primitive kinda look to them and they make me happy!

I used the two little ghosts in the Spooky Expressions set to create my own background paper using white pigment ink on kraft paper (Papertrey Ink).

For the card on the left, I created a frame using a rectangle Nestability. I stamped the ghost from Hocus Pocus with black on white cardstock, trimmed him out and popped him up with foam tape. Needing a tich of sparkle, I edged the frame in black glitter. The faux brads are circles of black cardstock covered in the same black glitter.

The card on the right is a simple, 5x5 square card. I stamped the eeeerie spider (don't ya just love that smile!?!) right onto the kraft and then again on white cardstock. I cut out just the body of the spider and popped him up slightly with a piece of chipboard. The sentiment is stamped on white cardstock and matted on black that has been edged in black glitter. I love the way the ghosts in the background are just swirling about!
You can click on each image to have a closer look.

Be sure and check out the other Featured Designers to see what ghoulishly good things they created!

Thanks for stopping by!!!

Stamps: Hocus Pocus, Spooky Expressions (Anna Wight for Whipper Snapper Designs)
Paper: Papertrey Ink, Neenah, ColorMates, Making Memories
Ink: Black Soot Distress Ink, white pigment
Misc: black glitter (Martha Stewart), Nestabilities, Inkssentials opaque white pen, black shimmer pen (Gelly Roll), tracing wheel


SweetMissDaisy (Anna Wight) said...

oh my word... I'm so loving all of the samples you and the others have created using these sets!! Over the top AMAZING!! **LOVE** the wonky zagged black strip you created on the ghost card ... it adds so much to the whimsy of the design! And your background paper with the ghosts?! BRILLIANT!! =)

QC said...

FABULOUS as ALWAYS, HB~ such eye candy you delight me with! :)

Anonymous said...

HB - I love the kraft and black for Halloween - so oerfect fo rthis set and the folk look of it. I never would have thought of using kraft!


Bevie Pearl said...

HB.......You rock the stamping world with your cards. I love how you design cards.

Dana said...

Your creations always amaze me!! Thank you so much for sharing!! I left you a little something on my blog!

StamperSharon said...

Adorable cards, Carol -- love the ghostly background paper you created and the use of kraft cardstock -- so sweet!

Joy said...

HB, your work is always AWESOME!!!! It was great to see these creations in person. ROCK STAR!

Pam/Iris said...

So cute HB, love the cool background paper you made!!

Jeanette - said...

These are GREAT cards! Your whimsy in them matches the whimsy in the stamps perfectly! I love the background paper you created as well, just perfect!!!

MichelleY said...

SPOOKTACULAR card, HB! I'm lucky....I got to see it in real life. The black glitter on black CS looks AWESOME!

Stefanie Staniak said...

I really can't say anything more than what has already been said other than you are amazing !!
Love you !! :)

Leslie Miller said...

Oh, my gosh! What a great set of cards! I love this grinning ghost. Dang, if I didn't already have these sets I'd go looking for them. Fabulous stuff!

Otter said...

you know I LOVE THESE!!! So cute!!