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Witch-Spaniel Halloween Card

Updated: Nov 4, 2022

Happy Howl-O-ween Divas- I'm thrilled you stopped by today! I would like to share with you my new Witch-Spaniel Digi Set. My inspiration for this set came from nephew's Cocker Spaniels- Archer, Aria and Woodhouse. The Halloween spirit "moved" me and I hope it moves you too! Come along as this cute pup puts a spell on you....

Suggested card size: 7"x5"


Digi Set 4045J Witch-Spaniel B00, B02, N5, N6, N8, 100 - Hat

Hammermill® 100lb. White Coverstock C3, W3 - Ground

Heidi Grace Designs® - Shimmer Tangled Web E31, W3, W5, Multiliner Brown - Broom

Grass Sheet (Trimmings) from my stash Y02, Y13, YR24 - Bristles

VersaMagic®-Deep Ocean Y00, B000, B00, B45, B97 - Sky

Green Glitter Drops Y02, Y08, Y15 - Moon

Nuvo® Crystal Glace Y21, YR23, YR24, YR27, E07 - Dog

Ranger® Liquid Pearls - Onyx YG01, YG03, B00, Multiliner-Olive - Beaker

Vintage Torn Edge Rectangle Dies Black Multiliner - Spider

91% Alcohol & stiff brush

(1) Black Rhinestone

To begin- divide your sheet into 2 halves. Size your main image 5-1/2"x4-1/4" and place about 1/2" from the bottom of the page. Draw a circle about 1-1/4" and place about 3/4" from the hat. Place your sentiment in the moon if you wish.

Copy and paste on the second half of the page. You will need both images.

This is actually a fairly simple card, just multiple steps in the coloring.

Color your images as desired; I used COPIC® Markers. Color both images. FYI- The base image I did not detail as much as the image to top with.

I used 2 shades of blue as my highlights on the hat- then my variations of gray/black.

The color list is attached above with hints. I hope it is helpful.

After coloring the main image- using Washi-Tape®- I taped off the ground horizon line.

Using a flicking motion around the moon, I started adding the glow.

I built the color out starting with Y00, B000, B00, B45, and last B97 as shown.

I printed a copy paper image and quickly fussy cut to make a mask for my dog and moon images.

Using a stiff paint brush and some 91% Alcohol; I splattered the sky to give it a bit of a magical/mystical effect.

The second image, fussy cut carefully.

Embellish the Fussy cut image. Snip some grass/twigs for the broom bristles; don't forget a couple for wrapping.

Apply small dots of green glitter glue to the bubbles in the beaker. Let Dry. Then apply Nuvo® Crystal Glace to the full beaker. Let Dry. Set to side.

Cut the Heidi Grace Designs® - Shimmer Tangled Web to 7"x5" for a card front.

Using the largest of the Vintage Torn edge rectangle dies; place on the left side of the main image as shown. ONLY ROLL HALF-WAY THROUGH THE BIG SHOT®.

Move the die to the right side as shown and repeat. ONLY ROLL HALF-WAY THROUGH THE BIG SHOT®.

Edge the die cut image using VersaMagic® - Deep Ocean.

Using Foam Tape®, adhere the main image centered on the Tangled Web card front.

Using Foam Tape® on the backside of the fussy cut image; align and adhere over the main image.

Using an extra piece of the Shimmer Tangled Web, fussy cut a web maybe 3-4 rounds to fit in the upper left corner of card.

Trim off excess. Using a MultiLiner-Black® draw a line from the web about an inch long and (6) six legs as shown.

Adhere a black rhinestone as the body of the spider.

Using Liquid Pearls®-Onyx place (2) two small

dots for eyes on the spider. Let Dry.

Adhere the cardfront to a 7"x5" cardbase with the fold at the top as shown.

OPTIONAL: You could fussy cut an extra Tangled Web. Adhere a name plaque and web to the back of the card and draw a line, (6) six legs and apply Liquid Pearls® as the body for the spider. Let Dry. Such a FUN card for the dog lover in your life...

I hope you will join us at Jan's Digi Stamps Challenges and share your Howling Creations. Free to enter. Anything goes. Up to 5 entries per contest allowed. Two $6 JDS Gift Coupons awarded- 1 winner is selected from all entries and the second draw is for those entries who have used JDS Digis. We hope to see you there!

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