Halloween Poem

This is the first Halloween card I’ve made this year.  It’s for my grandson, who will be 12 on Halloween, and I thought he might like this catchy little verse and the pumpkin with the     luminous eyes and mouth.  I used a Bugaboo digi image – Halloween Poem – for this card.   I distressed the centre paper – first rubbing it with glycerine and then adding orange       Distress Ink, and when it had dried I printed the poem image onto it.  I distressed the            yellow paper in the same way – to get the colour I wanted.  I went over the spider’s legs with a black biro and embossed their bodies with black embossing powder. The spider’s webs were glittered with a glue pen and Glamour Dust.  I decoupaged the pumpkins and put Glossy Accents on the eyes and mouth of the lantern.  The cat is from Clip Art and the pumpkin charm is from Live and Love Crafts – with a make up remover pad, coloured with yellow ink, behind it – so the eyes shine thru.

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I would like to enter my card into these challenges –

Catch the Bug Challenge – Colour Challenge                                                          http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.fr/2015/09/time-for-color-challenge-at-bugaboo.html

Papertake Weekly Challenge – Take Your Pick (Product theme – Distress Inks, Technique theme – heat embossing, Colour theme – Autumnal colours )                                           http://papertakeweekly.blogspot.fr/2015/09/take-your-pick.html

A Gem of a Challenge – Autumn                                                        http://pinkgemchallengeblog.blogspot.fr/2015/09/challenge-145-autumn.html

Crafting for All Seasons Challenge – Colour Challenge                                             http://craftingforallseasons.blogspot.fr/2015/09/challenge-111.html

Try It On Tuesday – Autumn                                                                    http://tuesdaytaggers.blogspot.fr/2015/09/autumn-is-new-challenge-at-try-it-on.html

Crafty Creations Challenge – Falling for You                                                      http://craftycreationschallenges.blogspot.fr/2015/09/challenge-299-falling-for-you.html

Creative Moments Challenge – Anything Goes/Autumn Colours                                             http://carabbiemomentsofcraft.blogspot.fr/2015/09/challenge-78-anything-goesautumn-colurs.html

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