31 October 2009

Kittens in Costume

Our Halloween festivities have ended and once again we had over 100 zombies, vampires and princesses that visited our house this evening. I thought I should probably share these cards before November!

Kittens in Costume is one of my favorite Halloween stamp sets and I think it may be the first set I bought from Close to My Heart many years ago. For these cards I used two of the four images from the set and the images are fairly small, the card size is 4.25 x 4.25. Both images are colored using Tombow and Close to My Heart markers and then blended using a Tombow Colorless Blender.

I told myself if I was going to start stamping again that I was going to limit my spending and try to resist all the latest and greatest supplies and images. So far, that’s not working to great! This week I made a quick stop at Hobby Lobby to look at Halloween decorations, of course I had to visit the stamp aisle, I was excited to see that all stamps were 50% off… bought a bunch of House Mouse and Happy Hoppers. The week before I attended at Stampin Up party and bought more goodies. I may have to challenge myself to a no spending challenge.

Resist, Resist, Resist!

Thanks for visiting me here at Inky Impressions, Jovi.

Kitty Pumpkin

Kitty Witch

Stamps: Kittens in Costume (Close to My Heart) ~ Ink: Black ColorBox ~ Paper: Watercolor, Autumn Terracotta (CTMH), Chocolate (CTMH, Autumn Terracotta Textured (CTMH), Retro Prints (DCWV) ~ Other: Iridescent Ice Embossing Powder (SU), Tombow Markers, Close to My Heart Markers, Offray Ribbon, Eyelet Border Punch (SU), Pop Dots. Card size 4.25 x 4.25

Stamps: Kittens in Costume (Close to My Heart) ~ Ink: Black Colorbox ~ Paper: Watercolor, Black (Bazzill), Smokey Plum (CTMH), Eeks & Shrieks Hallowhimsy (Imaginisce) ~ Other: Close to My Heart Markers, Tombow Markers, Iridescent Ice Embossing Powder (SU), Eyelet Border Punch (SU), Pop Dots, Eye of Newton Brads (Imaginisce). Card size 4.25 x 4.25

8 comments:

  1. I'm so glad to see you stamping again. Your work is wonderful - always a joy to see, so beautiful and perfect. You are an inspiration to all.

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  2. Hi Jovi. Great to see you stamping again! I have that same CTMH stamp set and I love it. Your cards are so cute. I think I may have to copy the LO's for my Turkey Day cards since H'ween is over.

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  3. oh Jovi...these stamps are just the cutest...100 trick or treaters...how fun. I get about 10. Cole had fun this year with Gwamma though! Always look forward to your inspiration!

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  4. Cute cards! Looks like you haven't lost your touch.

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  5. These are great! Resist? Nah... ;0)

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  6. Awww...these are so CUTE! I love seeing your stamped cards. You are such an inpiration to me in so many ways!

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  7. Great looking cards Jovi, I'm so Happy to see you're stamping again!!

    Oh how I've missed your creations.

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  8. Hey Jovi!!!! Sweet cards,now where are the xmas cards???? I love your work!!!

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