Saturday, September 13, 2014

HAPPY HALLOWEEN HOME - NEW TUTORIAL!

I created this card for a swap based on all our great new products in the 2014 Holiday Catalog. It is almost a case, but I'd really call it "inspired by..." because I combined ideas from several different cards. I've seen a few samples in which the tall house was bent, another with the moon in a Tangelo Twist sky and Baked Brown Sugar ground (but that one had different stamps, size and design). 
The set I featured is Holiday Home, and there is a set of coordinating framelits to cut out the houses (although I didn't need them for this card). You can see some of the ideas that inspired me on my Holiday Catalog Inspiration page.

HOLIDAY HOME photopolymer set of 24 stamps for only $15.95!
135095 (English version; also available in French and Spanish)
Bundle with the Framelits and save %15!
137631 - Holiday Home Photopolymer Bundle $31.95

Here is my card!
If you case it, please give me credit - thanks!


 

 Here is my tutorial!
(Click on any image to enlarge)




Correction: the chimney is Baked Brown Sugar

When your haunted house on the hill panel is done, adhere it to a Basic Black card size panel, then put that panel on the front of a card! (Or, use a black card and inside write with white ink, or add a light-colored panel to write on).

Want to step it up? Add Dazzling Details or Dazzling Diamonds Glitter accents to the tree branches, moon, ghost, windows and/or ??? Add a shadow from the house on the hillside with a darker ink color such as Early Espresso or Smokey Slate (sponge it on). Stamp the sentiment on a punched or framelit-cut label shape and adhere with Stampin' Dimensionals.

Materials list:
STAMPS: Holiday Home from the 2014 Holiday Mini (details above)
CARDSTOCK: Whisper White, Basic Black
INK PADS: Tangelo Twist, Hello Honey, Blackberry Bliss, Baked Brown Sugar, Versamark
STAMPIN' WRITE MARKERS: Tangelo Twist, Hello Honey, Blackberry Bliss, Mossy Meadow, Baked Brown Sugar
OTHER ACCESSORIES: Black Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Embossing Buddy, Stampin' Sponges, Acrylic Blocks, Paper Trimmer, Circle Framelits (or a circle punch), (adhesive or glue)
OTHER: copy paper, scissors, pencil 

2 comments:

  1. Suzanne, This is a darling Halloween card! Great tutorial! This stamp set just arrived yesterday soooo, maybe I will try to CASE your card. Of course if I'm successful I will give you full credit. You amaze me with all your attention to detail!

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  2. Thank you so much Vicki! If you have any questions, please be sure to let me know!

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