The MFT August Release Countdown continues and for Day 4 I made a Halloween card with a sweet, non scary ghoul.
I wasn’t quite sure about the meaning of the word “ghoul” and when I looked it up, I freaked out a little bit… but the ghost from the Hey, Ghoul Die-namics, is anything but scary.
I started by doing some ink blending on a 4″ x 5 1/4″ (10,2cm x 13,3cm) panel of white card stock with the following Distress Oxide Inks; Faded Jeans, Vilted Violet, Seedless Preserves and Victorian Velvet. Then I added some water droplets for texture and a spray of Mica for shimmer.
Then I used the gorgeous Lots of Leaves Cover-Up Die-namics to die cut a frame out of Black Licorice Card Stock backed with Stick-It adhesive. That way it was really easy to adhere to my panel. I could have used foam squares instead to give it some dimension, but I wanted the focus to be on the ghoul.
Before continuing, I stamped the sentiment from the Ghostly Greetings set, first with Extreme Black Hybrid Ink and then with Versamark ink, to do some clear embossing on it. Next, I diecut the ghoul out of Heavyweight Translucent Vellum. I hid two layers of gluedots behind the eyes, mouth and heart (which I die cut with one of the dies from the LLD Bundle of Baby Clothes Die-namics) to pop it up.
I was going to add some Glossy Accents to the heart, but forgot all about it and moved on to the fun photo session… I hope you’re not too scared of spiders and human skulls, buahahaaa!
OK, that’s it for today. Don’t forget to stop by the MFT Blog for more inspiration from the DT.
List of MFT supplies used for ghoul card
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