Sunday, August 11, 2013

Boo!.../PS Sparks Trend Watch Challenge: Sheer and Clear

This one stumped me. I admit it. I had absolutely no idea what to do with this challenge. And then I watched Savannah's video about transparencies on the Virtual Smooches blog. Then I got to thinking. Then I got an idea. Or two. This card was one of them:


...the inside:


...and the inspiration photo:


I got to thinking that ghosts were kinda sheer. So I found my little ghostie stamp and stamped her on vellum! (I believe she's a she because of those thick eyelashes!! LOL!) I die cut and adhered a Paper Smooches shopping bag and after fussy cutting her, I adhered her with some foam squares. Made to look like she's jumping out of the bag, hence the "BOO!" sentiment! I used the negative of the Labels 14 Nestie and finished the inside. (Use those negatives! Don't throw 'em away!)

Well, that's all I have for now. I may have to go back up to my craft cave and make something else. (grin!)
Have a great evening and thanks for stopping by!

Chris
Supplies:
Stamps: Paper Smooches - Spookalicious, Graffiti, Birthday Sampler (exclamation point); Hero Arts - Celebrate Everyday (Happy Halloween)
Ink: Staz On - Jet Black; Memento - Tuxedo Black
DP: Basic Grey - Persimmon
Card stock: Recollections (kraft); DCWV (smokey gray)
Adhesive: SA by 3L - MyStik; Scotch Scrapbooker's Glue; Recollections - foam squares
Accessories: Spellbinder's Grand Calibur & Labels 14 Nestie; Paper Smooches - Shopping bag die; Recollections vellum

10 comments:

  1. WOW!! Such a Neat Card!! I LOVE your take on the challenge!! =) THANKS SO MUCH for playing along with the Paper Smooches SPARKS Challenge and I hope you'll play along again next week!! Have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

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  2. Love your interpretation of the inspiration photo! Those little ghosts are cute!!

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  3. Fabulous idea, I would still be sitting trying to figure it out. Super cute card.

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  4. Cute! LOVE that paper bag! Thanks so much for playing along with this weeks Paper Smooches SPARKS challenge!!!

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  5. Great card Chris!! That ghostie is so cute!

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  6. Aww, ya...bring on the Halloween! I am in heaven! LOVE this cutie pie card, Chris! I think the ghostie in vellum is a brilliant idea!

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  7. So adorable and I can hardly believe how quickly time is passing. Before we know it, Halloween will be here.

    Thanks so much for dropping by.

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  8. EEEEK! Congrats on your shout-out :) And omg, cutest ghost ever :) Love her peeking out of the bag! (And man, I *almost* bought the bag die...)

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  9. OH MY OH MY! I looooooooooove that you were inspired by my video! That makes my day!!!

    I love love love that little ghost coming out of the bag---ACK! How adorable! TOTALLY clever! Congrats on your feature-- you deserve it!

    THANKS so much for joining in the fun with the Trend Watch-- hope you play along with us this week at the Paper Smooches Sparks challenge <3

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  10. Awesome! The little bag is adorable and the ghost flying out of it...you're a crafty genius Chris :)

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