Today I get to share a card made with one of my favorite Graphic 45 papers, "Steampunk Spells".
When our lovely host, Anne, over at A Vintage Journey told us her theme for this fortnight is - " Halloween - to die for" - I was excited to get started. In addition to some fussy cutting I used lots of dies for this one. Tim's influence is clear with all the great dies I used from his collection.
Shown below is the inside of the card with lots of real estate to write your message.
I haven't made a cascade card for awhile so thought this would be a good time to revisit this great style. Shown below is the base of the card. You can see a complete tutorial on the construction of this card by clicking here.
As in all projects, some changes have been made along the way, in the end, I changed the color of the front panel to a kraft color.
I began to gather my elements using the Steampunk Girl from Steampunk Spells and the moon from the Happy Haunting Collection.
No Halloween Card would be complete without a skeleton so used this one from Tim's collection with the stamp and die to match.
After I cut out my steampunk girl, I thought she faded into the background too much so placed her on some manila cardstock and then cut her out again. Then added some Vintage Photo DI around the edge.
After cutting out all the elements that I wanted for my card I started adding them. I have provided you with a complete list of the dies I used at the end of the post.
For the clock I cut the mini pocket watch, cut a gear from black and added the cobweb clock from the paper and then added an epoxy dot that had already turned yellow from sitting in my stash for so long. I added a charm that I found of a hand.
Well, there you have it - hope you've enjoyed my card and you will have a "Halloween - to die for". Have a great weekend.
From Sizzix and Tim Holtz
Mini Pocket Watch
Stamp & Die Set
Mini Bat & Skeleton Set