Saturday, October 4, 2014

Smeared and Smudged 31 Days of Halloween Blog Hop - Day 4

Welcome to Day 4 of the 31 Days of Halloween Blog Hop. Are you having fun yet?  I sure hope so.  The Wicked Bloggers are working hard to make that happen.

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

Oh, and the Grand Prize is worth over $300.  Plus, there is a scavenger hunt, where you could win  fabulous giveaways from the generous sponsors.  So, there are many chances to win!

My fourth project is a matchbook style card, with the opening at the top instead of at the bottom.


Black double-sided print card base
Green layer die cut with scalloped rectangle die
Print purple polka dot paper edged with gold glitter glue
Skeleton web stamped in white ink, embossed with white embossing powder onto vellum and torn
Scared kitty punched from black velvet paper
Beware stamped in black onto orange card stock and fussy cut, pop dotted
Purple print paper punched with drippy punch, orange glitter glue added to drips
Top of card closed with plain orange decorative staple, orange glitter glue added
Inside: Green card stock square frame turned on side
Trick or Treat stamped in black onto orange card stock square, edged with black distress ink
Corner web punched from black glitter card stock

Be sure to check out the rest of the Wicked Bloggers and leave a comment for entry into the giveaway.  The entire blog roll can be found in the sidebar.

Thanks for stopping by, and be sure to stop back by tomorrow for more eery fun!

Barbara Rankin


  1. What a fab card design!! Love the colours and the skeleton/web image :)

  2. Oh Barbara! I love this card! I really like the fancy fold and the way you've decorated inside to match. The white stamping on the vellum is awesome too - adding that to my to do list for later in the month - this hop is so inspiring! Love it! x

  3. Love the design and the paper colors are awesome! Wicked cool stamps and background!

  4. Fab card! I have never thought to do the matchbook actually card sized, I'm going to have to borrow your idea :)

  5. I like how the card opens down. The skeleton on the background paper has one of the best poses ever wonderful

  6. I love the different fold of this card. Great images and colours.
    The Nanny x

  7. A clawesome creation and a wonderful last project to end my hop with! Great job! See ya again tomorrow!

  8. Love how this opens and the fab design. The sparkle looks great and so does the furry kitty. those sentiment stamps ROCK! xxD

  9. Love this matchbook card! So unique, great colors really frame and highlight the skele!

  10. Can you tell me where the skeleton web stamp came from? That is so cool! Very nice job on this and I love the way it opens from the top!

    1. Sarah, that is a Tim Holtz stamp by Stamper's Anonymous. It is a fun skeleton.

  11. Love this project - it's really cool! I would love to receive it! Super images and colours!

  12. Great card style, love the image in the cover and the sentiment.

  13. Clever card. Love the skeleton and web stamp

  14. WOW...I love the image stamped with white and then the black cat... LOOKS GREAT!!!

  15. Very nice card indeed! Love the inside too!