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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Eye of Newt and blood of bat...

All go into this potions card for Halloween.  This is a peek a boo card and one of my favorite to make.

I used a free download template from the internet for the potions bootle and cut out the inside of the front.  I used the piece I removed as a template for the inside.  With an ink pad, I randomly stamped on the front of the card and then smudged the ink with my finger tips.  I wanted the "glass" bottle to appear old.  To add even more of an aged look, I used crackle on the top of the smudged ink.

I cut a piece of the G45 Steampunk Spells paper for the inside and another for the peek through bottle label.  I cut the bat out of one of the sheets of the paper pack and painted on Distress Stickles.  I used  metallic effects paint for the bats eyes.  I mounted the bat on the front of the card with pop dots to add interest and dimension.  Attach a cord and voila! Happy potions card!

I have so enjoyed being the guest designer for this month and hope you found some inspiration in my Halloween themed projects.  My thanks to all.

Products Used in this Project

Graphic 45 Steampunk Spells 12x12 paper pack
Distress Stickles in Black Soot
Tsukineko Momento ink pad in Gray Flannel
Inkssentials Crackle Accent
Viva Decor Ferro Metallic Effects paint in Amber Gold


Kim said...

Fun stuff! I love this template and the way you've decorated the card...Fabulously spooky!

Micki said...

oh love the bottle card. Too cute. The crackle is perfect and adds the perfect touch. Love it.

toni said...

Great card ! Love the cut out front that frames the inside, have a spooky dooky halloween x

LyndaKay said...

I like all of the tips on how to make it look old and worn with the ink and crackle. Very cool project.

Sue Lelli said...

LOVE the bottle and the peek a boo effect! FAB with the crackle and your halloween details! GREAT spooky card!

Tracy said...

That is your peek a boo..woohoo!!