Thursday, September 25, 2008

Bats, bats, and more bats!

Bats! I just can't seem to get enough of them! Okay - I think I'd pass out though if I came close to a real one, but paper ones....cute cute!

I started out with a piece of shimmery white paper, stamped the image (The Angel Company), colored it, masked it and then sponged and sponged and sponged! I used blues and purples and black! I layered the sponged piece on a piece of Eggplant paper, then onto a black card. I stamped some more bats, colored and cut them out, and then layered them so they look like they are flying off the paper! I also realize that those are fangs and NOT feet, but I accidentally cut them off and I was too tired stamp, color and cut again....so the fangs sort of look like feet!

For some extra shine, I used Sunflower Shimmerz on the moon, and I also used my white gel pen to give the spots just a bit more dimension. Now that I think about it, the bats would probably be very cute with some Crystal Effects as well.....I may add that later! I wanted to keep the card simple, so I used just one piece of ribbon (A Muse - from Heather! thanks Heather!) Then I used PTI's Happy Halloween stamp, punched it with SU! oval, then punched it again with the Word Window Punch, added some brads and called it Henry! I mean good! : )

5 comments:

Rachel Hope said...

CUTE!!!!!!

Sue Strozyk said...

Wow Kisa, awesome card! the sponging looks really cool, and love the shimmerz on the moon.

Linda Beeson said...

I am not a fan of Halloween images but I will admit that your creation is just plain GREAT! All of your coloring ideas turned out so cool.

Heather Lee-Reppen said...

Awesome job! I love that Halloween set! Your card is perfect!

broni (waterchild12) said...

This is the CUTEST card! I love the wild-eyed look of the bats!

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