Saturday, September 25, 2010

Creepy Candle

The challenge this week at Bitten By the Bug 2 is to use the candle cut on the October 31st cartridge. I combined this with the challenge at Clean & Simple and the challenge at 365 Cards, which is "Keep it Simple." The challenge is to use one image, one sentiment, one embellishment and to only use 1/3 of the available space on your card.
I came up with this 5"x7" card. The patterned papers are from the DCWV Midnight Spell stack. I used an EK Success border punch on the black spider web paper. The purple spider cardstock is cut at 3"x6." I used a piece of ribbon and wrapped it around the purple cardstock twice. The sentiment is computer generated using a font called "chiller." I matted it with some black cardstock. I used my Gypsy to cut out the candle four times at 3 1/2." I cut it out in black twice, once using the hide contour feature to hide all the cuts in the candle and again with all the cuts in place. I cut it out of a light yellow cardstock, again hiding all the middle cuts. Finally I cut it out of a dark yellow cardstock normally. I cut off just the flame of the yellow candles and used some yellow Stickles on the light yellow flame and layered on the dark yellow flame. I layered the blacked out candle with the cut candle. I then used Glossy Accents on the top layer. I used two layers of Glossy Accents for a really shiny look on the candle. I really like how it all turned out. Enjoy!!


  1. Fabulous card! Love the glossy accents on the candle, and that web border is awesome! Thanks for joining us at BBTB2

  2. WOW! Your card is amazing. I love all the extra features and that spider web punch is pretty cool.

  3. This is so cute!! I love the spiderweb punched border, and the candle accent is fabulous!! Such a fun Halloween card! Great job with FTL 109!!


  4. Love the glossy accents you added to your candle cut. Thanks for playing along at BBTB2.

  5. Love that border and candle!!! Awesome card!

  6. This is a GREAT Halloween CAS card. Just wonderful - TFS!
    Cheers, Karen
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