Friday, October 14, 2016

Cute or Creepy - Halloween cards

I tend to like the cuter side of Halloween. It is no secret that my favorite trick or treaters are the little tiny ones who come about 5:30 pm, before it even gets dark.  However, some people really like the creepy side.  So today, I made a cute Halloween card and a creepy one - with many of the same stamps and supplies.

(Click on photo to enlarge.)

This first card is the creepy one.  I created the sky by blending just two Distress inks.  I then colored the scary scarecrow with alcohol markers and trimmed him out.  I added sakura glitter pen to his eyes and mouth.

The second card, I created the same type of Distress ink background on top of a die cut.  The pumpkin and owl were colored with alcohol markers.  I used stippling on the owl to create a more interesting look and put glossy accents on his eyes.  

Supplies:  Just for Fun Rubber Stamps Crooked Old Tree, Pumpkin Patch, Spooky Scarecrow Small and Crooked Iron Fence, Art Impressions Fright Night (owl and sentiment), Archival Ink, Memento Ink, Distress ink Orange Marmalade and Mustard Seed, Avery Elle Wonky die, Spectrum Noir alcohol markers.

I would love to participate in the following challenge:
CASology - Spooky
Tuesday Throwndown - Halloween Inspiration

Thanks so much for stopping by to day!  I appreciate your visit!


*Vicki* said...

Hello my friend! :) Actually, I tend to like BOTH creepy and cute! I like so many things and that sometimes can be a problem in what to use!! LOL!! I think that scarecrow pumpkin is really cool!! I love the spooky tree in the background too!! I also love this adorable owl in how you've colored him in and made his eyeballs dimensional too!! Really fabulous and fun creations my friend!! HUGS

Beth Norman said...

Wow, I liked the first card, and then saw the second. I'm owl crazy and am crazy over your wonderful card.

Carol L said...

I like all Halloween cards, and both of these are fun! I love the scarecrow and fun little owl with those big glossy eyes :)

Conniecrafter said...

Neat that they are both the same type of design but how you made one creepy and one cute, I do go for the cuter side myself but your creepy one is perfect :)

Darnell J Knauss said...

I'm with you on liking the cuter side of Halloween and all the teeny tots who come early all dressed up adorably! You did a beautiful job with blending and design for both creepy and cute, Heidi!! Hugs, Darnell

Bonnie said...

That sure is a scary scarecrow, Heidi! A fun Halloween card! Love that owl with the shiny eyes!

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

LOVE both cards Heidi! The blended skies are just fabulous! Thank you for your kind words on my blog for myself and Mum, it was greatly appreciated! I'm afraid I must dash, got to sort out some more things that my poor mother had got into a muddle because of the Sepsis! Have a wonderful week! Hazel xx
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Hannelie said...

Both great cards and just right for our spooky cue this week!
Thanks for joining us at CASology :)

Kreative Kymona said...

Hey Heidi!! Super cute cards. The owl is my favorite. Great coloring. Thank you so much for playing with us this week at CASology.

Wendy Bellino said...

Awwww, the owl is cute! Nice texture with the stippling!