Addicted to Stamps and More – Halloween Card

Morning everyone.  Hope you are all ok.

This week’s challenge over on the Addicted to Stamps and More Challenge blog is “Halloween”.

I haven’t got many Halloween stamps so I used a Paper Artsy Lynne Perrella stamp for the main image and a Chocolate Baroque bat stamp just to give it a Halloween touch.

I stamped the main image onto glossy card using black Archival ink and coloured it with felt tips.  I then placed a mask over the image of the lady and coloured the background with DIs using a sponge.  I then stamped the bats and mounted the main image piece onto some black card stock.  I thought she had a gothic look about her so I chose a page from a book, which has old german script on, and some pretty papers for mat and layering.  I used a die to cut the black flower and leaf flourish out of black glossy card stock and attached these with glue.  The main image is mounted onto the card using foam tape to raise it up slightly.

Best Wishes Florence x


  1. mycraftingtherapyroom

    Florence, I’m soooo happy for you!! Congrats! You will do an amazing job for them and I can’t wait to see all the wonderful things you’ll design for them. You’ll have a blast as it’s so much fun being on a DT. Way to go!

    Yvonne 🙂


  2. butterfly

    Great news, Florence – many congratulations, so deserved… and what a fab first DT piece. I love this card – a wonderful way to do Halloween with great subtlety. The LP stamp really works well – gorgeous Gothic pallor to her face – and your German script background page is yummy!


  3. Shirley

    Hi Florence ! I’m not surprised that you were asked to be on the DT. You are a talented lady ! This card is gorgeous ! Great techniques & colours. I hope you are having a great week, Shirleyx


  4. serendipitydragonfly

    Absolutely fantastic card for your first DT challenge Florence – just love it and those Paper Artsy are perfect for the scary/Halloween theme. Really looking forward to working with you in our very happy DT family.

    Karen x


  5. baileyrosy

    Hi Florence, love your fabulous card and that amazing stamp, as always beautifully coloured and so stylish especially for a Halloween card. Its such an honour to be on the same DT Florence your art is exemplary and always inspiring.



  6. lynne

    Florence that is fabulous news, congratulations!!!!
    A beautiful (can I say that about a Halloween creation?) card that is coloured so perfectly.


  7. valerie

    Love your card Florence, the steam punk type stamp the bats and the wonderful colouring make for a fabulous Halloween card:) Welcome to ATS&M looking forward to working with you.
    Val x


    1. Florence

      Lovely to meet you Aileen. Thank you for stopping by and for your lovely comments.
      Regards Florence x
      P.S. Thank you for letting me have the link to your fab blog.



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