Sunday, October 6, 2013

Halloween Easel Card using Witches Brew Printable Journal ~ Kimberly Pate

Today is my day to post on the Tsunami Rose Designs blog.  We are tasked with creating our project using the new Witches Brew Printable Journal.  This is a great journal, and there are so many things that you can do with this journal. the opportunities are wide open to only your imagination.

Today I made an easel card.  This is just the second card I have made, so I am sure there is much more I can do with this card, I will keep working on my easel cards, but at least this is a start, right?

I used one page of the Witches Brew Journal on the face of my card.  However, I don't like to waste paper, so I used the excess on the bottom on my card as well.  I layered the journal paper on black first, then onto cream.  I used a black card base, so I felt this cream color was a good choice to best highlight the vibrant colors off the Halloween paper.

I really struggled with putting together this card and had to have a little extra help from a couple of friends.   I was not sure what elements to add to enhance the beauty of this paper. 

I opted for a strip of burlap topped with a beautiful lollipop black flower accented with a pearl.  the flower has some fringe ribbon in the middle. (I am sorry, but this does not show up well in the picture)

To complete the bottom part of the card, I used the remainder of journal paper from the card front so they would match.  I also used a portion of a tag from the journal paper that I trimmed down and layered.

It is plain and simple, but, if you know me, you know that is how I roll.  I am a plain and simple type girl.

Thanks for visiting my blog today, make sure you take advantage of the links below for your opportunity to get the Witches Brew Journal.

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