Sep 20, 2016

A Special "Boo" To You!

Hello Dies R Us friends~  Birgit here with you today with a not so spooky Halloween card. There are so many fun fall dies at the Dies R Us online store it's hard to choose which ones go in the cart when I really want them all! 

 

For this card, I started by creating the background using some various landscape dies, cutting the hills out of two different shades of green.  The sky is a piece of printed scrapbook paper.  It made the perfect sky, don't you think?  Once the layers were in place I cut the whole panel using the largest Lawn Fawn's Large Cross Stitched Rectangles.  I love using this die when I don't want a border around the main panel.  It cuts the size perfectly to fit an A2 sized card.  I went on to add two of the Country Fences from Impression Obsession.  Cheery Lynn's Spooky Tree made the perfect backdrop for these funny little pumpkins from Impression Obsession.
I added some detail lines and shading to the pumpkins with colored pencils and a gel pen for their eyes.  The little swirly fronds coming off the big guy are from Quickuts.  I popped the big guy up using some foam dots to give it some dimension.



Today's Tip:  Add detail and color to your dies using markers, pencils and gel pens.  It really brings your dies to life!

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    Thanks so much for stopping by!  Blessings~ Birgit

    7 comments:

    1. Just love the simplicity of this beauty. Fabulous background scene you have created. Fun dies and theme for Halloween

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    2. This is a very 'friendly' Halloween card Birgit! You have created a wonderful scene. I love the extra detail on the pumpkins using a gel pen - thank you!

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    3. Ooooh loving that Spooky Tree decorated with your fun and scary Jack-O-Lanterns! Your fence dies look great lending depth to your whole scene.....I don't think I could ever place them correctly! lol This is just FUN!!!

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    4. WOW this is awesome Birgit! The dimension you have achieved in your die cut scene is amazing! Great job! Wonderful inspiration and sure to bring a smile!

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    5. Terrific scene, I just love how you added the details in for the pumpkins, great job!!

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    6. I like the colors you used on this card; they all go great together and give a nice country scene feel to it. Very happy card as you intended it to be.

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    7. I agree, Birgit! I want them all, too! Your card is OH SO CUTE! I love the pretty use of rolling hills and fences. Those of you who create fabulous scenes - I am SO JEALOUS of your talent and technique! LOL And the sentiment is darling as well. I like the happy jack-o-lanterns!

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