Vibrant and Spooky Halloween Town A2 Card Tutorial
Thank you so much for joining me for this Vibrant and Spooky Halloween Town A2 Card Tutorial, Let's jump right in.
I started this card off by cutting down a piece of watercolour cardstock to 1/4 inch smaller than my A2-sized base. I added a moon mask to the top right corner and misted three colours of Mica spray onto the background in Hocus Pocus, Jack-o-lantern and Specimen, I also added some clean clear water on the top to help the colours blend. For the moon, I added some water after removing the mask and pounced the circle area into some Jack-o-lantern to create a layered look. I placed the mask back on the circle area once it was dry and blended some Black Soot Distress ink to make the moon stand out against the background more.
Next, I cut out the houses, tombstones and clouds from the Ghost Town 2 dies set from black, slate and vellum respectively. I blended a little black soot onto the bottom of each house and tombstone piece to add a little more dimension. To make it look like someone was inside the houses I blended three colours of Distress ink in Carved Pumpkin, Ripe Persimmon and Spiced Marmalade randomly on a piece of white cardstock and added that to the back of each house. Once I knew how I wanted my layer laid out I used glue and foam tape to make sure each layer stood apart from the others.
I used my Xyron sticker maker to turn the vellum clouds into stickers to easily add them in the sky for a bit of a spooky effect. I also brought in some holographic stars for added shimmer and shine. For a final touch, I used my white gel pen to add rim lighting to the houses, I love how it looks. This card turned out even better than how I pictured it in my head.
Thank you so much for taking this quick look at my Vibrant and Spooky Halloween Town A2 Card Tutorial. If you would like a more in-depth look please check out the video below, I also have a complete supplies list in case you want to know exactly what I used. I hope to see you again very soon!!
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Tim Holtz Ghost Town #2
Tim Holtz Moon Masks
White 110lb Cardstock (Base)
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Distress Watercolour Cardstock
Simon Says Stamp Slate Cardstock
Bazzill 40lb Heavy Weight Velum
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Neenah Solar white 80 lbs
Ranger Heat Tool
Distress Mica Stain Hocus Pocus
Distress Mica Stain Jack-o-Lantern
Distress Mica Stain Specimen
Black Soot Distress Ink Mini
Spiced Marmalade Distress Ink Mini
Carved Pumpkin Distress Ink Mini
Ripe Persimmon Distress Ink Mini
Blending Tool and Flat Foams
Mini Ink Tin
Thin Black 3D Foam squares
Art Glitter glue
Fine Glue Tip
Nuvo Deluxe Glue
Xyron Sticker maker
Tim Holtz Craft Pick
Tim Holtz Mini Snips
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Simon Says Stamp Reverse Tweezers
Tim Holtz Glass media mat
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Tim Holtz paper trimmer
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Studio Katia Embellishment Wand
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Studio Katia Embellishment Tray
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Trinity Oh my star's embellishments
White Gel Pen
Sizzix Switch Die cutting machine
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Sizzix Standard Multi-purpose Base
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Sizzix Chrome Precision Plate
Sizzix Glitter Cutting Plates
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