I had made 12 of these cards to take to the card swap at the Swarm I was suppose to go to and since I was unable to attend for several reasons I now have these cards sitting at my house and wondering what to do with them! Actually I will probably put them back and give them to the ladies at the next swarm since they were nice enough to send me the cards they made! Renee of Paper Renee has been hosting the Swarms recently and she does a fantastic job. I am hoping Linda, aka LGuild, and I can go up some weekend soon just for a nice little lunch and shopping date with Renee.
CTMH Wicked Stamp set
Stampin Up Crackle background stamp
Stampin Up Inks
Stampin Up Markers
Glimmer Mist - Mimosa
Cardstock - various
Little Yellow Bicycle patterned paper
3/8" Striped Ribbon
Cat Eye Chalk Ink
Signo UM 153 white gel pen
The Close To My Heart stamps are really high quality and I love the crisp images I get from them. I know there are a lot of acrylic stamps out there in the big world of crafting and I have tried quite a few but to be honest, I don't think any of them have stamped as well as the CTMH brand. I do think they can be a little pricey but then I think about not getting a good image and like the old saying goes "ya get what you pay for". Needless to say I am sure my CTMH stamp family will be growing!
I played around with how I wanted to stamp the image before making a final choice. It just seemed to stark for me on some white or off white paper. Deciding on a nice background stamp I then stamped the image of the witch on top of that. While I liked the effect it seemed to need a little something. I sprayed with Glimmer mist and it seemed to be just what I was looking for. I am not sure how well the shimmer shows up in the picture but in person it looks really nice.
I wish you all a Wonderfully Wicked Halloween!!