Thursday, October 2, 2014

Happy HalloThanksMas!

Can you tell that sometimes Dream Team's "Fearless Leader", Pam Hornschu, has a hard time deciding on monthly challenges? Since the team will be taking turns all month with the Smeared and Smudged 31 Days of Halloween, and we are doing a Christmas collaboration with Stampendous and Core'dinations the 13th - 17th, the confusion should be understandable. Therefore...happy HallowThanksMas! As usual, we'd love for you to play along with the challenge and link your creations to the Inlinkz tool on the Dream It Up! blog. Just in case you are wondering...NO, YOU DO NOT NEED TO POST SOMETHING WITH ALL THREE HOLIDAYS ON IT! However, you get bonus points for actually using Dreamweaver stencils and product on your creations! And bonus points might actually earn you an extra stencil as our monthly winner...just sayin'!

Here's my creation for today:

Okay, I have been dying to use the metallic copper paste on a pumpkin.  I have to say, I am not disappointed!  It is just as yummy as I imagined.  I went over the copper with crackle paste just on the body of the pumpkin and I LOVE it!  Talk about awesome texture!  Plus, do you see how cool the copper looks shining through the crackle?  You should see it in real life, delicious!

Here's what I used to create this card:

Authentique® Papers Thankful Collection 6x6 Paper Pad
Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper™
Tim Holtz® Distress Ink in Rusty Hinge
Copic® Marker E08
Queen & Co. Pearls
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon® Adhesives

Here's what I did to create this card:

Paste emboss pumpkin stencil on patterned paper with copper paste, set aside to dry
Once the copper has dried, replace the stencil and paste with the crackle paste, set aside to dry
Create an A-2 card base with a tent fold from brown cardstock
Trim patterned papers as shown
Once pumpkin has completely dried, trim to desired size
Ink over crackle paste with distress ink, also ink all edges of paper
Trim a mat from brown cardstock for stenciled piece
Adhere all layers as shown
Add pearls to card and color with Copic® marker

Remember to visit the rest of the team, as well as our guest designer, as confusion takes rein...could be interesting!

Thanks so much for stopping by today.  I hope you've enjoyed my project and I hope it inspires you to play along with our fun challenge this month.  I'll have another post tomorrow, so come back by for another visit!  See you then!


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  1. Love your pumpkin, the copper paste and crackle is gorgeous!!

  2. Your card is gorgeous! I love thr crackled copper pumpkin. It reminds me of mercury glass.

  3. Love the copper pumpkin and crackle texture! Beautiful fall card.

  4. That pumpkin cracks me up....WOW.....that must have been quite the process to get this to happen. Love your innovative card Lea!


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