August 29, 2010

Mojo Monday 153 & Embellish Color Challenge


Hey there, and happy Sunday! Just a quick post tonight for the latest Embellish Magazine Color Challenge using squares. What better way to use squares than the sketch at Mojo Monday?


Oh my goodness, did I have fun with this one! Have I mentioned how much I love Halloween? Well these colors just said Halloween to me, and so I made a cute and creepy little card with spiderwebs. I stamped 3 of the chartreuse squares with part of a spider web image, then heat embossed with clear glitter embossing powder. Ooh, I love how they sparkle!

For the 4th square, I stamped the circle image with the little spider hanging down, heat embossed it, then cut it out. I added some Glossy Accents for extra shine, and to make the spider string a little more sturdy.

Cardstock: Bazzill (black), Stampin' Up! (Elegant Eggplant), Papertrey Ink (Simply Chartreuse)
Stamps: Inkadinkadoo (spider web), Studio G (spider)
Ink: Clearsnap (Black, Charcoal)
Tools: Marvy Uchida (square punch), Provocraft (embossing folder), Jo-Ann stores (embossing powder), Ranger (Glossy Accents)
Accessories: Papertrey Ink (Simply Chartreuse ribbon), Michaels (black ribbon, rhinestones), thread

Isn't that embossed purple background gorgeous? That's my new Cuttlebug folder, which is a really elegant brocade that can also serve as a creepy backdrop when sponged with charcoal ink and stitched with black thread.

I finished things off with a strip of black ribbon layered over Simply Chartreuse, and a few black rhinestones in the corner.

Hmm, I may have to use this as a Halloween decoration this year because I like it so much! I hope you enjoy it too! Thanks for stopping by, and have a great start to your week!

7 comments:

Nance said...

LOVE it! Great colors, love the embossed spider web squares and the background is fantastic. Creepy Elegance, I'd call it! :-)

Lindsay said...

This is so fun Christina! Oh my I love those spiderwebs! Love!

Diane Jaquay said...

This is really cute! The yellow panels really POP on the purple, and I love how you stamped the spider web and the cute little spider hanging down from your sentiment :)

Laurie said...

How fun is this? Totally adorable! Ilove the glitter on the web! This is just too cute!

Jenny said...

Soo cute LOVE it!! :) :) :) :) :)

Traveling Mama said...

oooh! What an awesome card! Love the creepy spider webs- they are just too great! Hugs from Denmark!

Maile Belles said...

This is too cute! Love the embossed spiderwebs on the squares and all the sparkle. So glad you could join us in the Embellish challenge.

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