Newton’s Nook – Spook-tacular

Happy Halloween everyone!!!!! I just love this holiday! I look all the spooky and fall and kiddos running around dressed up. It just makes me happy! So I wanted to share a special card with you today to celebrate.

To create this awesome card, I started with the background. I used the ghosts stencil with deco foil transfer gel blanco on black cardstock. When it was dry, I sent it through my laminator with iridescent deco foil. Then I sat and played with it for a while because those ghosts are SO COOL!!!

I stamped and colored Witchy Newton with my copic markers and also made sure to stamp a couple of bats too. I cut it all out with the coordinating dies and decided on my final layout. Using the Framework dies, I cut the scalloped rectangle from the middle of my stenciled panel. I lined the outside frame with foam tape and adhered it to a white card base. Then I inserted the rectangle in the opening and glued it directly down. I cut a second rectangle from vellum and heat embossed my sentiment from the Spooky Roundabout on it. Then I used foam squares and popped Witchy Newton and the bats up. I hid some glue behind those areas and placed the vellum rectangle in its place.

The coolest thing happened when I added the vellum to the center…it mutes the light refraction from the deco foil and makes those ghosts look stark white. I had no idea this would happen but got really excited and thought it looked soooo extra cool! What do you think?

For finishing touches I added glossy accents to Newton’s nose and hat, and dots on the boot. I didn’t want to distract from the cool background but I just love adding those little touches.

I’m linking this up to the Cat Lover’s Hop. Today is the final day, so get your projects linked up if you haven’t already.

I appreciate you sharing your time with me. Have a fabulous day!

20 thoughts on “Newton’s Nook – Spook-tacular

  1. That is really cool about the vellum making the ghosts in the center look white! It’s an awesome card and I love how colorful it is. Happy Halloween!!

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  2. Those ghosts are Ah-mazing! I love how much everything pops! And your kitty is sweet! I have not jumped on the stencil bandwagon yet, but this makes me want to start experimenting!

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  3. That background does make the ghosts look spectacularly spoooooky! Love the dimensional layers to your card, your kitty is very cute and so are those standout spotty dots on the boot! Happy hopping with Cat Lovers!

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  4. How fun is this???!!!  Love the the kitty peeking out of the Witch Shoe and the wonderful and colorful ghostly background.  The vellum adds to the eerie look!  FaBOOlous card!!

    I am finally on the homestretch of visiting and commenting on all the awesome cat projects!!  I have had a lot of fun looking at everyone’s work!!  Thank you so much for going cat crazy with us during the #2020CatLoversHop!!
    ❤ J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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