Monday, October 10, 2016

I See You

Hello All,

Today is a new challenge for Make My Monday challenge blog. For the next two weeks we have provided photo inspiration for you to interpret. Before we get to the challenge here is my card for today, enjoy.


I used the inspiration photo by trying
to achieve the 'feel' of an ominous spooky environment.
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Challenge #33
Photo Inspiration:
Source
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The whites of her eyes is very creepy and seem to glow against the red spooky night.
I layered up all the Distress red inks I had on hand then added some gray and black for the clouds.
Look closely at the sentiment. 'Hello Sweet Friend'.
Pretty creepy if you ask me.
I first saw this two toned sentiment technique over at Make It Monday
I just modified it a bit but the idea is the same.

Challenges Entered:
Happy Little Stampers: Anything Goes with Dies
Happy Little Stampers: Mixed Media Challenge- Nature
Creative with Stamps: Sentiment
CASology: Week 219- Spooky

    

This sentiment was actually my daughter's idea! She loved the 'sweet friend' sentiment but it couldn't stand alone. She recommended to have another sentiment across the 'sweet friend'. A lightbulb went off in my head. And the result is what you see here. I wanted the 'hello' die cut to blend into its surroundings and (hopefully) wouldn't be discovered until later. I guess I wanted it to hide until you found it. But first your attention goes to those creepy eyes peering out at you from well.... somewhere. I just love this card and will probably remain in my collection for a time. 

Well that should do it for me. I hope you have a great day and thank you so much for stopping by my little byte of the internet. I do hope you will join us at Make My Monday. It should be fun! Until then take care and happy crafting.

All the best,
Shawna


P.S. I have seen a lot of you wanted to know where this stamp came from. It is from Stampendous here is the link. Happy Stamping!!

15 comments:

Basslady said...

my goodness...this is so stunning, hun!

hugs and kisses from Germany
silvi xoxo

DonnaMundinger said...

WOW! Super cool and spooky! I love it! Wondering who the stamp is by. xxD

Paper Therapy Ponderings said...

love how you added the sentiment, wonderful creepy card
thanks for joining us at Happy Little Stampers Mixed Media challenge
Barb Housner (DT)

Tanja said...

fabulous take on the inspiration - love the mysterious look - thanks for sharing your creation at the HLS Mixed Media Challenge

Aileen Ryan said...

Absolutely stunning, adore this card. Done so well.

Gayatri said...

WOW! Thud! My jaws fell on the floor looking at your card. Absolutely beautiful. Thanks for playing along Simon Says Stamp Halloween Inspiration challenge. Gayatri xx

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

Oh my goodness, what a card!!!! Absolutely perfect for that inspiration photo! Hard to beat that! Now I have to check what the other DT members did -checked - you won!

Dotty Jo x said...

Stunning! What an amazing piece of art. Thanks for joining us at CWS, Jo x

MaryV said...

Wow... this is gorgeous! Thank you for joining us at CWS Challenge this month!
Hugs, Mary (DT member)

Judy1223 said...

Shawna, you definitely achieved an ominous, spooky effect with this card! WOW! I love how the sentiment is blended, it's also spooky! Thanks for joining us at CASology!

Karen P said...

I saw this over at Creative with Stamps Shawna and had to come take a closer look. It's blooming awesome huni xx

Monika Reeck said...

Did I told you Shawna
this is sooo sooo very STUNNING card
I dont know what to say
you did so perfect in all
the color the choice of the stamp
and the sentiment too
you are a perfect lady if making cards
all your card has a great concept and no doubt if this will be favorite of our DT member
hey you are always the winner on Creative with Stamps challenge
why??? cause your card are STUNNING SHAWNA
if this is not yet sent to someone
this is my card Okay...
you know my address hehe

Many thanks to joininig with us at Creative with Stamps this month,
hugs.
Monika

Sundaystamper said...

This is a true adult idea of Halloween! Amazing!

Katy said...

Wow! This card has definitely captured the creepy factor! It's awesome! Great background and use of the photo. :) Thank you so much for joining us at Creative with Stamps! :)

Deepti Aggarwal said...

This is simply wow..amazing Shawna..
Thank you so much for joining us at Happy Little Stampers- Anything goes with dies challenge.

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