Among The Branches Spooky Halloween One Layer Card

by Joanne James11. August 2015 09:00

Today is Ben's 8th birthday and after my technique class this morning, we will be celebrating for the rest of the day. I will share Ben's birthday card with you tomorrow; I didn't have much time for crafting yesterday, but having received my seasonal pre-order goodies the urge to play with new toys was strong, so I did manage to squeeze in a quick card for this week's one layer challenge over at Less Is More where they have a fun theme of 'the eyes have it' - here's my card:

My 'white space' today is Crushed Curry yellow as I really wanted the negative space for the eyes on my 'spooky' Halloween stamp from the new 'Among The Branches' stamp set to look like something fearsome - did it work?! I stamped my image on the inside of the card in Memento Black ink, then used my circle framelits and Big Shot to cut a hole in the front of my card, which I also embossed with the new Woodland textured Impressions Embossing Folder. I just love this embossing folder - this is one of those versatile items that I'm going to get lots of use from. I resisted the urge to add some ribbon or twine - I know how those lovely LIM ladies like their space - less, is after all more!

My box of pre-order goodies is just fantastic and has so many fabulous sets, for Autumn, Halloween and Christmas - I can hardly wait to get creating so that I can share more with you! I will be packaging my catalogues to be sent out to my local and online customers before the end of the month; if you don't already have a demonstrator and would like me to send you a seasonal catalogue get in touch with your contact details and I will add you to my mailing list.

Back tomorrow with Ben's birthday card and a peek at his birthday cake; until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

*Among The Branches - available September 1st

*Woodland TIEF - available September 1st

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.




Comments (5) -

AnneUnited Kingdom
8/11/2015 8:59:54 PM #

What a clever take on the eyes Joanne!  Love that embossing folder...
Thanks for joining us this week
"Less is More"


Anita Bowden
Anita BowdenUnited Kingdom
8/11/2015 11:05:25 PM #

Fab card, the crushed curry works brilliantly with the black and I love the eyes peeping through your embossed trees!
Thanks for sharing with us.
Anita x
Less is More


KathyUnited Kingdom
8/12/2015 7:58:08 AM #

Cool make and I think you are right to use the delicious crushed curry colour for your OLC



SarahUnited Kingdom
8/13/2015 12:16:49 PM #

Simply AWESOME Joanne!
What a fun and brilliant colour, super chic, super CAS and a great take on our 'eyes' challenge
Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
Sarah xx
Less is More


Chrissie United Kingdom
8/13/2015 9:22:18 PM #

This is really clever Joanne, those eyes are really subtle... a superb design!
Thanks so much
"Less is More"


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