Friday, October 18, 2013

Reverse Background Halloween Card

When I saw this technique in the Technique Junkie newsletter I knew I wanted to try it. Just wasn't sure which direction to go. I finally this week decided to go with a Halloween theme as I need a few Halloween cards. But it had to be something which would go through the mail without me paying extra postage.

The background is stamped using a Ditto stamp named double vision. I used Tim Holtz Distress Vintage Photo ink I don't know who designed the spider web but I think it was someone on the Silhouette Plus forum. It doesn't really show in the photo but I used a clear glitter pen. The pumpkin was from a image which I just traced around in Studio to get the pumpkin shape. It also is stamped with the Ditto stamp but I used a white pearl embossing powder on it. I painted distress ink over the embossing. The Halloween is an image from Dover Publications. You may have remembered seeing it on my "magic" card. On the inside I put the spider web with the witch spider. Another image I also used on the "magic" card.

Today felt more like a Spring day than a Fall day as the sun shone brightly and it was warm. I walked to the library to pick up a novel on hold and lo and behold a card making book I had placed a hold on had finally made it to my local library. Between that book and a few books on making decorative papers look for some more inspiration in the future. In the meantime thank you so much for stopping by and do come back.

Wishing you Happy Frugal Crafting till we meet again!


  1. Myoriah
    What a great card. Super technique and I love your adventuresome spirit.
    You try so many different things and they turn out so beautifully.

  2. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful. I love everything about this card. You are so clever. What book did you put on hold? I'm in the throws of reading lots of mysteries. Discovered a Canadian mystery author, much to my amazement, and he is so good. Linwood Barclay if you like mysteries.

  3. Very creative Myoriah, great card.


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