Sunday, October 5, 2014

October 5~ 31 Days of Halloween Wicked Blogger Challenge Day 5~APCC Week 5 Card 2


Today is Day 5 of 31 Days of Halloween, least I hope so and hope I have not lost track! It is all sorta starting to blend together, yikes!

Last chance to link up your World Card Making Day card with us at Mixed Media Mojo. There is a prize, too! Share with us what you made this weekend, we'd love to see:)

Find the details and daily scavenger hunt clue at Terra's Blog HERE.  The Wicked Blogger Hop List is on my right sidebar>>>>>>    :)

My project is also for the super fun Altered Playing Card Challenge at Claudine Criner's Blog HERE
This is so fun and so close to ATC size. I'm really lovin' the smaller format:)

This is my Week 5 Card 2, Timeless Secrets. Hope you like it!

The base is a regular playing card, primed with a layer of gesso. The background is made up of various torn papers. I inked over them with Distress Ink (DI) colors Antique Linen and Vintage Photo.
I used the Tim Holtz Splatters stencil with DI Aged Mahogany for the splattery dots.

The skull stamp was stamped on Strathmore Mixed Media 90lb paper.  The stamp is from the Inkadinkado Nevermore collection. I used a water brush and Distress Inks Antique Linen and Vintage Photo to color the skull.

Thanks much for looking and *hugs* for all the visits!
Have a spooky day!

I am linking to Aurora Wings Challenge:All Gored Up, stamped image with water brush Distress Ink coloring.


  1. Wow! I love this altered card - great idea with the background, the torn inked papers look fabulous! Great stamp too! x

  2. Love the work in the background, the colours and patterns and the aged looking skull is creepy :)

  3. A wonderful skull image with a great background and sentiment.
    The Nanny x

  4. A playing card but a very spooky one! Love all the techniques you used and of course....the skull! Awesome piece! Love it!

  5. Really love the depth of color you've achieved on this card. Fabulous work! xxD

  6. Wonderful work of art, I'm lovin' all that texture you created with the background.

  7. That background is amazing. I would not have guessed torn papers.
    And the sneaky bits of trext always get my attention.

  8. I don't normally like warm autumn colors but they set off the skull perfectly. I absolutely love everything about your card.

  9. Love the autumn colour background texture!

  10. Great background for the ATC, and the skull looks amazing.

  11. What a fabulous mini card! Love all the layering of inks and colour, the skull is perfect!

  12. Love this APC. Great texture and your colors are so perfect!

  13. Really like this Altered Playing Card...great skull and love the background!

  14. So much visual richness to this card! Well done!

  15. Puttin on my DT hat, now. Really love that background and fab skull. the deep red makes me think he bled out...ages ago and the sentiment suggests he met with foul play. Thanks so much for joining us for our special "All Gored Up" challenge at Aurora Wings. xxD

  16. Love the torn paper idea, very clever! Looks so much grander than a playing card, nice work!


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