Macabre Monday – Monochromatic Monstrosities

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Today’s Macabre Monday challenge over at Haunted Design House called for something sinister in Monochrome.  I thought this would be pretty easy (do you hear an evil laugh?) but turns out, it was harder than I thought it would be!  I kept wanting to add color to it and getting that image embossed just right took some doing (yes, I definitely hear evil laughter…)

So here you have my little graveyard scene.  I embossed the image and some very smooth cardstock I had, but unfortunately don’t recall the manufactures’ name. (I do know it is not Stampin’ Up).  Once I had the right cardstock, it embossing came out pretty good.  I used the Cuttlebug to emboss the spider web on the middle panel. Since it wasn’t showing up very good, I decided to use some Skickles to trace the web.  Not sure if I like the effect or not, but otherwise, the embossing got a little lost.  The back glitter panel is paper by American Crafts.  The spiderweb ribbon, I may have gotten through Oriental Trading, but I can’t be sure, sorry. I have a super bad habit of not paying attention to such things (sigh). 

Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies/Details:  Glitter Paper – American Crafts; Graveyard/Raven Stamp – Inkadinkado; Cuttlebug/Spiderweb Embossing Folder; Brads, Pearls, Spiderweb Ribbon (unknown)

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5 Responses to “Macabre Monday – Monochromatic Monstrosities”

  1. Andrea C Says:

    fantastic card love how you have kept it so dark and it just looks so creepy x

  2. Susan's Crafty Chaos Says:

    Oooh, I like this a LOT! Thanks for playing along with us at HDH and sharing your Monochromatic Monstrosity :D

  3. DonnaMundinger Says:

    Super cool and creepy! Love the embossing and that fab ribbon. thanks for joining us for MM at HDH. xxD

  4. creepy glowbugg Says:

    Really cool card. I had a hard time sticking to one color family also.
    Thanks for playing along this week @HDH.

  5. Mari Says:

    Love the things I’ve seen here! Hope you keep up with your blog – it’s a joy to look at!
    And… this card is fantastic!

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