Ghostly Friends

My Favorite Things Fab-boo-lous Friends

Hello again! For today’s card, I used the latest My Favorite Things Sketch Challenge as my inspiration.

For this card, I used MFT’s Fab-boo-lous Friends stamp set. I stamped the images onto white cardstock, colored them with Copic markers, and cut them out with the coordinating dies. Then, I stamped and cut out the sentiment and set everything aside.

To make the background for the card panel, I covered a section of the top and bottom with post-it tape. Then, I blended three colors of distress oxide ink over the untaped area. Once, everything looked well blended, I added white paint mixed with water to a small acrylic block and dipped a paintbrush into it. I carefully tapped the brush over the blended background so small drops of paint would fall onto it. Then, I set the card panel aside to dry.

Once the card panel was dry, I added patterned washi tape to the edges of the blended area. Then, I arranged all the images onto the card panel until I was happy with the placement and taped them down with 3M foam tape so they would have dimension.

Next, I glued the sentiment below the images. I decide to add a small bat to the top corner. To make it a bit more shiny and dark, I stamped it with versafine black onyx ink, covered it with clear embossing powder, and heat set it. I glued on some sequins and attached the card panel to a side folding notecard.

This card took me a while to plan out. I knew I wanted to have a blended background with distress oxide ink and what images I wanted to use. But, I wasn’t sure how I would go about placing my images to match the sketch. In the end, I think it worked out well, and I am happy with the card! Halloween cards are so much fun to make, especially when the images are as cute as these are!

Thanks for stopping by! – Mona

Supplies used:

My Favorite Things Fab-boo-lous Friends stamp and dienamics

Tim Holtz Distress Oxide ( Abandoned Coral, Seedless Preserves, and Chipped Sapphire)

Folk Art Acrylic Paint (Titanium White)

Neenah Solar White card stock (80lb and 110lb)

Copic Markers (YG01, YG03, V12, V15, V17, C7, R27, C1, C3, R20)

Memento Tuxedo Black ink

Versafine Black Onyx ink

Ranger super detail clear embossing powder

Assorted Sequins

Washi tape

Art Glitter Glue

Scotch 3M foam tape

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