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Starry Jack

>> Friday, September 16, 2016

by Julie Warner - The Write Stuff

 Happy Friday!
I hope your week has gone well! Sigh...I wish fall would hurry up and get here. I love the cooler weather, the fabulous fall color & boots. Love me some boots. But it's a little too hot for them in summer. I would gladly trade in my fancy flip flops & pedicures for a pair of boots. Sigh....someday soon, I hope. 

In preparation of Halloween & hopefully of a fall coming, I have a sparkly starry jack o'lantern card to share today. To begin, I stamped the Jack O'Lantern, colored w/ Copics, added a little Wink of Stella to the stars & buckle then fussy cut it. For the white panel, funny enough, but I already had it w/ the embossed greeting & the big star cut out of it. Seriously...I save everything! And more often than not, it pays off. I thought it made the perfect backdrop for Jack & the die cut stacked stars down the right when attached on top of a black layer.
The stacked stars were die cut out of black, gold glitter & coppery orange glitter card stock then paper pieced all together. In person, the coppery orange is a lot more orange but not so bright it overshadows the orange in the jack o'lantern.  Below is the inside..I used a negative of the stacked stars as a mask & sponged the colors through it. And the Copics I used to color Jack are right underneath it.
Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a great weekend!
Supplies:
stamps: DRS Designs - Fancy Pumpkin, Tiny Happy Halloween (retiring soon!), (inside - Moonlight Halloween Greeting)
paper: white, black, gold glitter, copper glitter
ink: Memento tuxedo black
accessories: Copic markers,Misti, Wink of Stella, Misti, cinnamon spice embossing powder, stacked stars die, diagonal stitched rectangle dies



 

6 comments:

Shelia said...

Such a lovely Halloween card, Julie. I've never seen that stacked star die before. It's fabulous!! Love the colors and design of this beauty!

Robin Clendenning said...

OMGosh those stars are wonderful!! I love Jack too! Beautiful coloring as always and I love the borders like a blanket stitch! So pretty!

Samantha said...

Awesome! A super star card made by a super star!

Janett Ray said...

What a great card Julie. Love the stars with pumpkin.

nwilliams6 said...

Some awesome stars to go with that great pumpkin. I love the way the stars were done - colors, designs, and layout. Impressive!!!! Hugz

Karin said...

I love the star die cuts and your coloring on the pumpkin is just outstanding! I love saving bits and pieces too...You never know when they'll come in handy!

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