Monday, 30 October 2017

Bat bat Batty

Hope you're all ready for the Trick or Treaters tomorrow night!  We never quite know how to judge the sweetie stash ... some years it's a constant stream of youngsters to our door and other years there's hardly any about!  With a bit of luck we'll not run out of treats and have to turn the lights out to pretend we're not home ;)

I don't make many spooky cards (we're not really into cards at Halloween here!), but this one is for Mum using some Eat Cake Graphics stamps:
Bert Batula
A little bite (text)
Skully flowers

I inked up my background, added some cloud effects and then some orange and black splatters for good measure.  I used the inlaid die effect for my moon - though I'd had a clever idea of cutting through the white card at the same time as the base and it left a bit of an imprint.  A few silver stars and that's it really!
Of course I had to take my picture before my gloss on their eyes was dry and managed to drop it! grrr.  Though I didn't re-do it as I kinda like the effect.  Lucky eh?


  1. Your funny card certainly put a smile on my face. I love your take on our challenge at Addicted to Stamps & More. Thanks for sharing. Love the clouds big moon and those scary bats especially the EYES! The skeletons are a perfect finishing touch. Still laughing here Lynne.

  2. Love those goofy-eyed bats and your skull flowers! Fun card! I actually made almost 30 Halloween cards this year. Sent them to all the grandkids, kids, siblings, aunts & uncle and a couple of cousins. The cousins are probably a little surprised to get a Halloween card from me, but I like to make and send them, so they're included on my list. :)

  3. Love the googly eyes on your fun bats, they brought a smile to my face.
    Thanks for sharing at ATSM. :)

  4. Fabulous card Lynne! Those bats are super cute and I love the embossed moon.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Mandy xx

  5. Love the skull flowers and of course, those fabulous bats! Jo x

  6. Lol...this is fang-tastic!! We ever get any visitors...our Lane is too spooky!! xx

  7. Fabulous card! I love the funny bats. Thanks so much for joining us at As you like it!


  8. Great Halloween card Lynne love the stamps you have used and the lovely fun element with the bats and their beady eyes, ACE make
    lorraine x


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