Thursday, September 20, 2012

PPA143-Howling Good Sketch

Another challenge from Pals Paper Arts! I hope you will not only consider playing with us, but that you will actually pick up your supplies and create, using the above sketch by our Design Team member, Margaret Moody as your starting point!

I had a howling good time getting ready for Trick-or-Treat season by using Howlstooth and Scaringbone designer series paper from Stampin' Up's current Mini Catalog. The colors are *so cool* and my favorite pattern is the houndstooth I chose for this card.

Here is a close up of the banner, which I used the Petal Cone Die to cut. Then I centered my sentiment, "Trick or Treat" (which is inked with Tangerine Tango and Basic Black Stampin' Write Markers) using the Stampa-ma-Jig to get perfect placement. A couple of score lines using the Simply Scored Scoring Tool and I now have a popped-up banner.

Mistakes sometimes happen and here is one time where I made the best of one! When I placed my square of Tangerine Tango card stock onto the die to cut this round mat, one teeny scallop edge did not get rounded! I did not notice this until I had already adhered the cauldron image using Stampin' Dimensionals. So, I quickly snipped each and every scallop, and now I have a brand new shape! I was way too tired to start over again at that point! 

Thank you for visiting my blog today. I hope you have a wonderful weekend. I won't be posting much in the coming week, due to our son's wedding, but I hope to be back in my studio soon and posting more cards for you to see and be inspired by!

Howling Good Card Supplies:
Card Stock: Basic Gray, Very Vanilla, Tangerine Tango, Basic Black
Designer Series Paper: Howlstooth & Scaringbone
Stamps: Toxic Treats
Ink: Basic Black
Markers: Basic Black, Tangerine Tango
Big Shot: Petal Cone Die, Perfect Pennants
Punches: 1-3/8 Circle
Adhesives: Snail, Sticky Strip, Stampin' Dimensionals

For all of your Stampin' Up! supplies, I hope you will use my Website to order.


Dawn Tidd said...

I love that Howlstooth & Scaringbone DSP and it looks great here. Your banner sentiment is perfect.

Mary Fish said...

marvelous halloween CAS. love the popped up sentiment!

Ann Schach said...

Oh my gosh! From the plaid to the sentiment...I LOVE it all! This is a fabulous card, Patti!

Margaret Moody said...

Such a great CAS card, Patti! I love your choice of DSP and your gray card base too! I'm sure the recipient of this card will just love it!

Lynn Hoyt said...

Wonderful Halloween card. Love the 'mistake'.

Linda Callahan said...

Happy Halloween back atcha! This is adorable!

Mike Funke said...

Very cool card. Love how you did the sentiment and the mat!

Sandie Conner said...

Such a cute halloween card. I love how you fixed your opps moment, it fits the card perfectly.

Ellen Taylor said...

fabulous halloween card! No such things as mistakes when it comes to crafting!!