Thursday, September 4, 2014

Trick or Treat - New Halloween Stamps!

Today is the day! The Halloween sets are available! There are four new sets:

* Trick or Treating 
* Best Witches
* Happy Haunting
* Look Whoooo's Watching

My design is from Look Whoooo's Watching. I just love those little pumpkins! 


 I started with the background - Sheena and Shimmer!  The emboss folder is Sheena Douglass Embossing Folder 5" x 7" - Silhouette Lane on Shimmering Cardstock black pearl.  I really dig using emboss folders with the Shimmer Cardstock - the dimension really pops.


The fence and cute, cute pumpkins image is stamped onto  Ultra Smooth Premium White Cardstock and colored with Spectrum Noir Blendable Colored Pencils. Of course, I started with the pumpkins. :) Using the darkest shade 024 and working outside in, I colored in the shape of the parts of each pumpkin.


Next I added the middle shade 022 and filled in more of the shapes.


I filled in the rest with the lightest shade 021 - not blending yet, just filling the rest of the image.


After I finished filling in color, I came back in with the lightest 021 and also white 001 to blend, in small, gentle, smooth circles.


045, 048 were perfect for the pumpkin stems. 


I gave the fence a touch of shading 115.


I cut out the fence and popped it up with circles.


Crafter's Companion has had several new releases. For more ideas, be sure to pop over to the Crafter's Companion Information Blog, as well as visit the Crafter's Companion Education  and Inspiration Team members.  You can see their latest designs by clicking on the names on the left side of my blog.
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Take care and STAY POSITIVE!


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