September's Creative Cafe KOTM has to be my all time favorite. I think I say that every time but anything to do with fall or Halloween just makes me happy. Mary-Ann here to share my next card with you. I could not resist the "OUIJA" board stamp from "Halloween Predictions" add-on stamp set. It takes me back to the late night sleepovers back in high school. I swear, Belinda and Marcy moved the cursor. I remember the small hairs standing up on the back of my neck. Regardless of your beliefs in ghosts, bad luck or the afterlife, playing around with a Ouija board and a black cat, all on the same card my me a tad nervous. But, I just loved them both! It was worth the chance:o)
I started with a 5x5 base of the black paper. Cut the orange to be 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 and same with the black and white polka dot. I wanted to create a TV type screen on my card so with my ruler I measured the Ouija board and marked a rectangle on the orange to where I wanted my cut out. I cut a rectangle slightly larger than the board itself. Then I cut the black polka dot a bit larger than the orange. I backed the black with foam tape and the orange with foam also. This will create shadows and dimension. I layered these together as shown in the photo at the very top of the page. Now color your Ouija board to your liking. I stamped the cat on scrap white paper and then black heat embossed him. It is amazing the texture I actually got on him. I added creepy green eyes which made him come to life (hehe). I stamp another Ouija board so I could cut out the cursor, back it with foam tape and add to the top of the board for dimension. I then stamped my sentiment, cut the strips at an angle, layered them and added them to the front of the card. I went back and added some of my extra bling provided in the kit to the board for embellishment.
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Stamps: The Rubber Cafe' - Creative Cafe' kit Too Cute to Spook
Paper: The Rubber Cafe' - Creative Cafe' kit Too Cute to Spook -featuring paper pad by
Doodle Bug-ghouls and goodies
Ink: Memento Ink - Black, black Embossing powder.
Adhesives: The Rubber Cafe' -Scrap Happy Glue, Foam tape
Embellishments: Doodlebug gems included in your kit
Ruler, distress ink, ink applicator, colored pencils, scissors, x-acto knife