This card is so easy to make and you can use the die cutting and masking technique with any stamp and coordinating die set in your stash! I used the two small ghosts in the Halloween High Jinks stamp set and stamped them all over the front of a piece of cardstock with LDRS Creative Raven Hybrid Ink. Once I had the arrangement that I wanted I used the coordinating Halloween High Jinks die set to die cut masks for each of my little ghosts. But here's a trick! Because there are so many ghosts to mask off layer up your masking paper before die cutting! I used four layers of masking paper so that each time I die cut the ghost I actually had four ghost masks. This made the process so much faster!
Next I did a bit of ink blending. I used Grape Ape at the bottom and blended that into Plum Crazy and Bali Blue at the top. I love this combo for a not so spooky Halloween night sky! I left the masks in place and flicked on some white and glittery watercolors over my background. Now the fun part! I removed each of the masks and saw the bright and happy ghosts underneath! And because I used the coordinating dies to mask off the stamped ghosts I'm left with a white border around each image that helps them stand out from the background! If you don't like this look you can stamp and fussy cut masks, but I find it's much easier to use the coordinating die and I like the look of the border!
I added a bit of coloring to each of the ghosts with alcohol markers and added a sentiment to the bottom of the card that I stamped with LDRS Creative Watermark Emboss Ink and embossed with White Embossing Powder. Thanks so much for stopping by!
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