Friday, August 24, 2012

Googly Ghouls Card and Frame

I had so many comments on the Frame I featured last week on the Blog Hop.  I am so happy everyone liked it.  Today I am going to share with you the details on that and the card I made. 

So without further adieu, here are the details on the frame:
Colors: Rich Razzleberry, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight, Old Olive, Basic Black, Whisper White.  Stamps: Googly Ghouls.  Big Shot: Typeset Alphabet Bigz, Circle #2 Originals.  Punches: 2-3/8" Scallop & 1-3/4" Circle Punch. Embellishents: Polka Dot Parade Designer Series Paper, Many Marvelous Markers, Googlies.  Other: 8-1/2x11" Document Frame.
When I made the Family Frame last spring, I envisioned seasonal inserts for the same frame. Then Stampin' Up! went and retired the two larger alphabet die sets.  And the new Typeset Alphabet dies are much smaller and just weren't quite going to work for a 10x13 frame.  But I had made these smaller frames as teacher gifts at the end of the school year and thought I'd give that a whirl with the new dies.

The Polka Dot Parade Designer Series Paper is cut into 2-1/2" squares and layered on a piece of Basic Black Card Stock.  I used the Circle #2 die to cut 2" circles since that is missing from our punch line up.  They are the middle circle in the mat stacks under the letters.  For the Googly Ghouls, I stamped them in Staz-on, colored them with the markers and cut them out.

I have visions of making a similar frame with the Howlstooth & Scaringbone Designer Series Paper and the Toxic Treat Stamp Set but I haven't had a chance to yet.  Both will be offered at my Spook-tacular Stampin' Buffet coming up in about a month.  But starting today, I am offering the Googly Ghouls Frame Insert Kit so you can get one of your very own!

And now for the card:
Colors: Tangerine Tango, Basic Black, Wild Wasabi, Perfect Plum and Daffodil Delight. Stamps: Googly Ghouls,  Punches: 2-3/8" Scallop & 1-3/4" Circle Punches.  Tools: Heat Tool and Paper Piercer. Embellishments: Basic Black Embossing Powder, Many Marvelous Markers, Googlies, Basic Black Scallop Dotted Ribbon, Howlstooth & Scaringbone Designer Series Paper.

I made this for the Stampin' Addicts Holiday Catalog Swap. It's a little hard to tell from the picture, but I stamped the witch in Basic Black Craft Ink and then Embossed her with Basic Black Embossing Powder to give her some dimension and shine.  Then I colored her with the markers and cut her out.  I originally had a Tangerine Tango circle behind her, but thought it needed just a bit more color so I changed it to Perfect Plum to make it just a bit more "Halloweenish."

And if you missed the rest of the Blog Hop Projects, all the blogs are deep linked together so it's not too late.  Just start here.


Yapha said...

Love this frame!! So glad you got it to work with the smaller letters as well. And that card is too cute! So glad I have one in person!

Mickey Roberts said...

Such fun projects. I've been wondering about the new letters and glad that they worked for this.