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Color Dare Challenge Entry #412: Halloween Easel Card

This week's challenge came courtesy of Color My Heart which showcased a Color Dare challenge. The task involving using only three colors. Let's just say, there was a certain fall theme, perfect for continuing my Halloween inspired cards. So let's take a look at the colors:


I immediately went for the Black, French Vanilla and Nectarine colors. It's just the match for the spooky vibe I was hoping for. Using my new Easy Easel Cut and Emboss dies from Anna Griffin, I got to work. Here were the results:


I ran both the black and nectarine paper through different emboss folders. Because of the size of the black card stock (5" x 7") I had to double press the paper. To make sure it didn't feel flimsy, I double backed the paper with nectarine to give it a strong feel. 

I stamped and cut the different Halloween stamps and colored them with my copic markers. Using a light shade of grey on the mummy gave him a little extra dimension. Then I used 3D adhesive dots to give it all a pop. A little Halloween sticker on the base from the now closed AC Moore was what allowed the card to stand in 3D.

The emboss folders are from Michael's Halloween line last year; meanwhile, the stamps are from this year's Halloween sets which are around 40% off now. 

And here's the card lying flat:


Overall, I'm happy with the results. Easel cards always look spectacular standing up, so I'm super happy I have these new easel dies to start making all sorts of new configurations.

Be sure to check back later this week for more spooktacular Halloween cards.

And be sure to follow me on Instagram @DannysCards

Comments

  1. I LOVE YOUR CARD! You used our colors very well. Thanks for sharing at Color Dare!

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  2. All the embossing looks great. Thanks for joining us at Colour Dare Challenge. I hope you can join us again soon.

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  3. Fantastic easel card and love those embossing folder... perfect and fun Halloween card. Thanks for sharing with us at Color Dare.

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  4. Super card! Perfect for Halloween and a perfect colour match to our challenge. Thanks for playing along with Color My Heart Color Dare. X

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