Thursday, October 15, 2015

Time Out #42 - Home Sweet Home Challenge

The new challenge over at the Time Out blog is our Home Sweet Home challenge.  This is where we provide a photo from a room in a home for you to be inspired by. 

Look at this fabulous photo for this challenge!  Love it!
Spray paint dollar store glass candle sticks black and add pumpkins for Halloween decoration
 
So I was obviously inspired by the pumpkin on the right with the harlequin pattern.  I used an emboss resist technique on a piece of pattern paper.  The paper is from an old SU Halloween paper pack and was a black and white pattern.  I stamped an old SU harlequin background stamp in Versamark ink and embossed it with clear embossing powder.  Then I sponged over it with spiced marmalade distress ink.  I really love the look!  I cut the piece in two parts and stamped the sentiment and spider on the base.  The sequins were on my desk from a previous card, so I added them too.

 
You can see more from the Time Out design team and our guest for this challenge, TaeEun, on the Time Out blog.
 
Thanks for stopping by!
 
Recipe
Stamps:  Tremendous Treats and Mr. Bones (PTI), Harlequin (SU)
Paper:  Vintage cream, basic black, Night and Day dp (SU)
Ink:  Versamark, Versafine onyx black, spiced marmalade distress ink
Accessories:  Mr. Bones and Spider Web Trio dies (PTI), clear embossing powder, sequins, fun foam


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10 comments:

sandie said...

Lisa this is an amazing card, such rich colours and a fabulous design, full of detail and spooky Halloween fun x

Lynn said...

Wow! Your stamp resist is gorgeous! Love, love, love all the texture yet it is not layered! Fabulous Lisa.

Joyce said...

Spooky and fantastic. This is a wonderful card, and I love how you modified the pattern paper to really represent the photo.

Marisa said...

Fabulously done!!

Gerrina said...

That patterned paper and all the stamping looks gorgeous! Great spooky feeling and great take on the photo! Enjoy your weekend!

Anita in France said...

What a fabulous background, Lisa ... the overstamping of that brilliant DP is so cool ... a great spooky look behind the spider's web! Hugs, Anita :)

Jill Vickers said...

Brilliant technique with the patterned paper - with spectacular results! Such a perfect Halloween card - great spooky vibe! Jill

TaeEun said...

It is a great idea to make a background pattern on a patterned paper! It looks fantastic!

Stephanie Lanzalotto said...

I so love the Harlequin emboss resist on the patterned paper. Fantastic idea and such a great take on the sketch. Really love this card!

Marlena M. said...

This is so fun! I really like the way you inserted your sentiment~

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