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Sunday, 6 October 2013

Ching-Chou Kuik - Exotic Halloween

Here is a project I have made using a Sweet Pea Stamps image by the artist Ching-Chou Kuik and it is called "Exotic Halloween".  This image is available as a digital stamp, single rubber stamp and as a multi-image plate (Sheet 11, Plate 38 - the image Exotic Halloween comes on the multi-image plate with Time Flies, Moonlight Whispering and Fluttering Butterflies.
I have stamped the image with Tim Holtz's Vintage Photo distress ink and used water to bleed out the colour a bit.  To add some tones I have used my Rusty Hinge distress ink as well.  The backing papers were all scraps.  I'll let you into a secret the top patterned paper wasn't big enough so I had to put a border over the top as I thought it matched the image well.  I have finished the card off with a torn around sentiment, flowers (one of which I inked around with Vintage Photo) and some Perfect Pearls.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Tuesday Throwdown - Colours of fall
Creative Craft Challenges 2 - Anything goes
Papertake Weekly - Anything goes with optional theme to make a Halloween treat holder
Crafting by Designs - Anything goes
Ruby's Rainbow - Autumnal colours
Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes
Creative Moments - Anything goes/autumn
4 Crafty Girlz - Anything goes
Moving Along with the Times - Anything goes
Inspire me Friday - Anything goes
Crafty Catz - Anything goes
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything goes
QKR Stampede - Fall colours
Crazy 4 Challenge - Halloween creations
Crafty Calendar - Halloween
Allsorts - Autumn colours

In case anyone missed it, Lori from the Sweet Pea Stamps Design Team did a wonderful YouTube tutorial yesterday about using images without colouring them in.  Please pop on over and have a look here.

14 comments:

brenda said...

A wonderful take on this weeks theme Kym.

Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us at Allsorts challenge.

B x

Claire Bartram said...

A beautiful card, love the subtle colour tones. Thanks for joining us over at Creative Moments this fortnight.
Claire DT

Linda said...

Lovely image, beautful monocromatic card. Thanks for joining the fun at Crafty Catz this week :) xx

coops said...

so gorgeous kym.really love your design and colours and the image is beautiful :D

xx coops xx

Karina Bunkenborg said...

So beautiful and lovely image! Thank you for joining us at MAWTT

Sally Dube said...

I just love monochromatic cards and this one is beautiful!!
Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown!!
Blessings to you Kym!!

Kelly L said...

This is lovely, thanks for playing along at MAWTT.

Kelyl x

Jennifer Grissom said...

Wow! Thanks for sharing with us at Sister Act Card Challenge.

alex said...

Beautiful creation, love the sepia tones, thank you for sharing at Creative Moments

Alex (DT)

alex said...

Beautiful creation, love the sepia tones, thank you for sharing at Creative Moments

Alex (DT)

Ardilla said...

Beautiful fall colors!!!
Thanks for participating this week in our challenge at QKR Stampede...
Hugs,
Ardilla :)

Bettina L. said...

What a gorgeous halloween card and I love the autumnal colours and added flower too. Thanks for playing at QKR Stampede and good luck. Hope to see you back friday for a new challenge. Bettina DT Member at QKR Stampede!! xx

Helene E said...

Thank you so much for sharing your autumn project with us at Allsorts this week!

Beverley said...

Gorgeous card, I love the colours. Thanks for joining in our "Anything Goes" challenge at Creative Craft.
Hugs
Bev x