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Thursday, October 14, 2010

Spooky $1 Inkadinkado Halloween Images

I love all the thrills and chills of Halloween, so these fabulous Inkadinkado images that I found at Michael's for only $1 a pack were perfect for me!  The price made them even more of a thrill!  I teamed these images up with some Scenic Route paper, stickers and brads that I found at Tuesday Morning, and then I found this wonderful sparkly bat border in the Target $1 Spot.  I had to add this cool spider web sticker to the tree from my stash.  To top it off, the sparkly fibers were from a hair tie that I took apart to use on cards.   
The images were stamped on white cardstock with Memento Black Tuxedo ink.  Next, I sponged on some Walnut Stain Distress ink all over the paper to make it match the design papers better (The colors do really match in real life!).  The deckle scissors added more of an eerie feeling to all of the edges on the design paper and cardstock.  This card went together real easy after I stamped the images.  They were from three different Inkadinkado sets.  No cutting, popping up or other special effects were used to make these images pop.  They could even stand alone for an even easier card.
The inside uses another Inkadinkado image.  Doesn't this just scream Halloween to you?  I also used the Distress ink on the paper and hand cut and matted it on the black cardstock.  The border and word stickers were from the kit that I got at Tuesday Morning (that I now see needs to be reinforced with some Scotch quick grab glue).  My daughter tells me that I'm strange in sending Halloween cards to people (especially my grandkids).  How about you?  Do you make and send any Halloween cards?

~~~  Lee  ~~~

Challenges:
Double Dutch - Halloween Creation
My Grafico Challenge #70 - Anything Goes
The Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenges - Multiple Images & Make it Spooktacular
Stamping Vacation - Animal Applause (11/14)
Stamping Vacation - Halloween (10/23)

21 comments:

Vanja said...

Fantastic card! I love the image. Thank you for joining us at Ellephantastic challenges this week! :)

Hugs, Vanja

Lindsay Weirich said...

I love the dollar inka stamps too, there are some gert new xmas ones coming out, I m=am trying to hold out til they come to joanns because they are $2 online everywhere, weird, always $1 in the store though. great card!

Jeanette said...

I haven't been to Michaels in the longest time. Guess where I'm going tomorrow. This card is fabulous. And, you used good old fashioned rubber stamping. What a treat. Thanks for joining us at I Did It Creations.

Kristie said...

What a spooky scene! Love it. Thanks for playing along with SSDS.

Tineke's hobby said...

Fabulous card, love the image and the halloween colours.
Thanks for joining us at fussy and fancy
Tineke

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

oh lee! stunning! thank you so much for sharing it with us at glitterbabe's challenge!

hugs :)

Ellephantastic Cards and Crafts said...

wow very eerie & spooky!! Awesome! Thank you for joining us at Ellephantastic hugs x

THERESA said...

Love what you did with this image, spooktacular, super embellies!!!
Thanks for joining us at Glitterbabe Challenge.............:))

Scrappin' Sista said...

This is very creative. Thanks for playing along with us over at Stamp, Scrap, and Doodle Saturdays.

Scrappin' Hugs,
Christel

Karen McAlpine said...

Very scary! And, there sure isn't any fur on bats! Thanks for joining us at the Stamping Vacation Challenge blog!

Becky said...

What a gorgeously spooky card Lee!
Thanks so much for joining in with our Halloween challenge over at The Creative Cottage!
Love Becky xx

My Inkie Fingers said...

Spook-tacular!! Love the design and that you did the inside of the card too!

Thanks for playing in the MyGrafico Challenge.

Good Luck!
~Cindy-Lynn~

ileana said...

Hi Lee!!! so glat to see you are playing with us this week :-)
Love your card!! the colors are great and all the distressing you did is perfect. I love the way you stamped the images to make the halloween scene. I like also the way you cut the edges of all the papers :-) and you made the inside too!! wonderful creation.
Thank you for playing at Glitterbabe´s Challenge, hugs!!

Tina said...

What a gorgeous vintage card!!! I just love everything here! :D Thank you for joining us at Glitterbabe's Challenge! hugs!

Sue said...

Lee, your Halloweeen card is fantastic. Lots of spooktacular details. Thanks for joining the fun at the Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenge.

Hugs
Sue

Sue said...

Lee, your Halloweeen card is fantastic. Lots of spooktacular details. Thanks for joining the fun at the Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenge.

Hugs
Sue

Gina said...

OMG! Why don't I ever find treasures like that?? That's only about 60pence in english money!!! Fantastic find, well done you :D Fabulous card by the way ;D Thank you for sharing it with us at Glitterbabes Challenge XXX

stephanne said...

How splendid it is to find treasures like that and you have made your $1 finds look fantastic, I might add!! I love the vintage look to it!! Thanks so much for playing with us over at The Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenges!!
hugs, stephanne

Hannapanna said...

This is really spooky. Love the colours and the image. Thanks for joining us over at By the Cute and Girly this month and good luck. Hugs Hanna

Janneke said...

What a great Halloween card ;o)Thanks for joining us at the Double Dutch Challenge.

Janneke

coldwaters2 said...

Oh my I do love this card what fantastic colours, image and design this is totally awesome, thank you for joining in our Animal Applause challenge at Stamping Vacation this month.
Hugs
Lorraine x

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