Friday, October 3, 2014

Sin City Stamps Fun with Gelli Plates and Smeared and Smudged 31 Days of Halloween 2014 Day 3 Blog Hop

Hi all!  Well, I guess Fall is finally here, and Halloween is just around the corner.  It is one of my favorite themes, so my Sin City Stamps post today will do double duty.  This project will also be part of my entry for the Smeared and Smudged 31 Days of Halloween 2014 Blog Hop.  Don't forget to leave a comment on each Wicked Blogger's blog listed in my sidebar to be entered to win fabulous prizes, and a Grand Prize drawing worth over $300.

To see all of the rules and regulations for 31 Days of Halloween 2014, please visit THIS POST.

To see Scavenger Hunt winners from previous days, please visit THIS PAGE

Sin City Stamps:  Halloween Bingo and Halloween Takes Flight rubber stamps; Brick Wall stencil
Gelli Arts 3" x 5" gelli print plate
Black CS, Orange CS, Orchid CS
Halloween print paper
IMAGINE Crafts Ink Pads:  Brilliance Lightning Black; StazOn Midi Jet Black
IMAGINE Crafts: Bronze Irresistible Pico Embellisher 
3D Crystal Lacquer
Metal skull charms 


Trim orange print paper slightly smaller than card base (4-3/4" x 6").  
Ink edges with black StazOn ink. 
Adhere to 5" x 6-1/2" black pre-folded card.
Stamp Bingo card onto orchid CS with Lightning Black Brilliance ink.  
Trace over spider web with Bronze Irresistible Pico Embellisher pen, let dry.
Distress and ink edges with black StazOn ink.  
Place double-sided adhesive tape around bottom and side edges only to form a pocket. 
Adhere to card front.
Stamp two bottles onto scrap CS, color with orange and green distress inks.
Add layer of 3D Crystal Lacquer, allow to dry.
Fussy cut bottles and adhere to lower left of card, using pop dots to lift one bottle.
Using a Gelli Plate and brick wall stencil, add orange and tan craft paint to plate and lift print onto black CS.  For more information on how to do this, please see my YouTube video here.
Trim into tag shape.
Stamp tombstone with moon onto tag with black StazOn, color with colored pencils.
Add black lace ribbon to top of tag and insert tag into Bingo card pocket.
Embellish with a few metal skull charms.
I hope you enjoyed my card project today. Please be sure to visit Sin City Stamps, too, for new releases and more products designed just for you!
Have a fab weekend.

Barbara Rankin


  1. I love this card! The bottles are my favorite.

  2. I too love those bottles... gloriously aged with spooky labels... so many detailing with the colours and the images. A fantastic project.
    The Nanny x

  3. Fabulous Halloween make and those bottles look fantastic, yes, they are my favourite too!

  4. Wow the lettering to the idea to the background. Love it all

  5. Very spooky bingo card (love the charms) and the bottles are fab!

  6. Barbara, I am gonna alternate starting with you! I always love your projects and can't wait to get down to them! This one is no different! I love all the details and will be coming back to absorb the directions! Really a super page!

  7. Oh this is fabulous! I love your stamping, great layout, fabulous tag - i love that it's a tag and pops out of the pocket! Awesome! :) x

  8. LOVE your design and fab colors! The stamps are just gorgeous and the little skullies game pieces rock! The surprise tag really makes this so special. Love, love, LOVE! xxD

  9. oooooh such a wonderful project! What fun! Love the colors and all that is going on! Thanks for making and sharing a wonderful piece!~kim

  10. A freaky fabulous pocket tag project! So many details and layers and textures oh my!

  11. Fabulous card. Love the tag and the little details.

  12. What a fun project!
    Great to have sitting around as a conversation piece.

  13. Barbara! Outstanding! Love those bottles! THank you for sharing!

  14. Love the bingo card and tag. Great set

  15. Just gorgeous! Love all the colours and details

  16. Love all the details! Great colors!

  17. AWESOME DETAILS!!!!! Great card & Tag!!!

  18. Wonderful card, love the colors and those skull charms.

  19. Fabulous card all the details.