It's already time for October's Crafts Galore Encore Challenge! I can't believe where the last month has gone. The nights are already drawing in and there is that lovely chill in the air which I adore. I cannot wait to bust out my big fluffy jumpers and boots! Yay!
Anyway, here is my entry for this month's challenge, sponsored by the lovely Bugaboo Stamps. This month's prize is an amazing pack of 7 digis! I am a mad Harry Potter fan, so these digi's really tickled me. Not only is there Harry, Ron and Hermione, but Snape and Hagrid too. Brilliant!
I used Harry, Ron and Hermione to make a birthday card for my brother. Although not a 'spooky' Halloween card, I think these images come under the 'magical' witches and wizards classification instead. Inside the card, I wrote "Have a WAND-erful birthday!" - my brother loves a good pun!
To create the background I mixed sparkly gold acrylic paint with Wendy Vecchi Embossing Paste and smeared it over my Memory Box Starry Nights stencil. I am just in love with all the different sized stars and the pattern they create. The stars have a gorgeous, pearlescent, sparkly shine to them (I'm not sure my photographs really do it justice - sorry!) and the paste creates beautiful dimension and texture. I stuck the images onto my card with glossy accents to make sure they were well and truly stuck down!
I used Promarkers to colour in the images, and a list of the colours I used can be found in the 'Supplies Used' section at the bottom of this post.
I think my favourite image to colour was Ron - I just love his flame red hair!
I would like to enter this card into a couple of challenges this month:
- 613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes
- Colour Your World with Lucy Sunshine - Anything Goes
- Glitter 'n' Sparkle - Lots of Glitter 'n' Sparkle
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes
- Robyn's Fetish - Square or Rectangle Cards
- Bugaboo Challenge - Colour Challenge
I don't think I've ever entered so many challenges before! It's a bit daunting wondering what people will make of your work. Never mind, fingers crossed!
Love Hannah x
4x6 white card stock
Memory Box Starry Nights Stencil
WHSmith Gold Acrylic Paint
Wendy Vecchi Embossing Paste
Bugaboo Stamps Digital Images
O518 Dusky Pink
R738 Pastel Pink
R665 Berry Red
R244 Cardinal Red
NG03 Cool Grey 4
WG03 Warm Grey 4
WG05 Warm Grey 2
G356 Forest Green
CG05 Ice Grey 3