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Monday, October 5, 2015

A Stampendous Haunted Week and Spooky Month

Happy {haunted} Monday! 

Oh boy, are you in for a surprise. I worked up a great little "bendy card" for two very fun reasons. This week at Stampendous is a fun little theme, "You GOT it? FLAUNT it!!" Sooooo, I thought I better get a little spooky and haunt my blog today.

The second reason is also a fun challenge that Stampendous is also a participant in and the design team took the challenge to create a NEW project every day and link it up to the Stampendous blog.

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So with my best creepy and spooky self, I created a haunted forest.

And a creeky and spooky house.

With a cursed black cat crossing the road.

Windy road to a haunt on a hill.

A haunted house on a hill with a petty graveyard for a view, just to say "Have a Spooktacular Halloween"

Click on any photo to enlarge it, and my camera was on a tripod so I only angled my shots in one direction when taking the close up, so I'm sorry if it makes you feel like your sliding off a hill. lol I guess it might just be you are!


SSC1229 Spooky House Perfectly Clear Stamps
DCS5078 Create Fall Die Cut Set
DWLL332 Picasso Stencil/Shield
EP215 Hermatite PEARLustre Embossing Powder
MPW811 Fran's Mixed Media White Paper
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
Perfectly Clear Acrylic Stamp Handles (various)

Cardstock by Paper Accents®
Colorbox Pigment Ink by Clearsnap® in Iris, Royal Blue and Frost White
Markers by Copic® (T2, T4, T6, Y31, YR24, YR27, Y35, YG21, YG63, YG93, YG97, B39, BV02, BV04, BV20, BV23, E33, E43, E44, E70, E74, E87, E89, 0 - blender pen)
Colored Pencils by Prismacolor® on owl highlights and leaves
Mono Liquid Glue by Tombow®
Double-sided tacky tape
Craft knife


  1. Cut two pieces of cardstock 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches, then cut one piece at 2 1/2 inches so there is 2 1/2  x 5 1/2 inch and 1 3/4 x 5 inch flap pieces.
  2. Score the two flap pieces along the short edge in 1/4 - 1/2 inches to use as the edge to glue onto the card base.. On the opposite end create a tab, this example has them 1/4 inch deep and about 1/2 to 1 inch wide. Free-hand cut curves on the long edge for hills.
  3. Die cut grass on skinny pieces of green cardstock. Cut slits across the bottom and glue to the back side of the curve side of the flaps.
  4. Cut two pieces of gray paper the same length as the flaps and cut into curves, one at a time, by first sketching lines in pencil. Color top edges with gray markers and blender pen.
  5. Add more grass panels where needed and set flaps aside.
  6. Dab a corner of sponge with Frost White and rub on craft mat to soften on sponge, then in a circular motion rub onto top half of 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inch card base.
  7. Using the Picasso as a shield sponge cloud tops with Iris ink on a corner of sponge and premixing into the sponge onto craft mat or plastic plate. Go back over some areas with Royal Blue ink.
  8. Cut green cardstock the size of card base and trim long side into a curve for house hill, glue to card base.
  9. Stamp all images except cat from the Spooky House Perfectly Clear Stamp set in black ink and color.
  10. Cut out all pieces with scissors and/or craft knife.
  11. Begin adhering pieces where desired.
  12. Stamp graveyard, moon and sentiment with black ink onto card base.
  13. Stamp cat with watermark ink and emboss with Hematite PearLustre Embossing Powder, cut out and use black Foam Square to pop up on road.
  14. Adhere ghost onto a piece of clear plastic packaging and then onto flap (as shown).
You can search online for photo and video instructions to make a basic bendy (bendi) card, that is where I started.

Whew! I think that is it! If you have any questions you can leave a comment and I'd be happy to answer them as soon as I can.

You can go back to either the Stampendous blog or Smeared Ink blog for the full hop list, but I guess you can also just hop to Shell's blog and keep hopping! Thank you for stopping by!!!!!!

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  1. This is GREAT! I love a creative 3D scenery.

  2. Terrific card that captures Halloween in a fun , interactive way!

  3. such an amazing creation with lots of detail, you must have so much patience x

  4. OMG!! I love this!!! You have just made me want to run to my craft room and make a bendi card!! LOVE the scene you have created!! Totally awesome! TFS!

  5. Love the folds and all the great details

  6. This is just ADORABLE...uh... I mean SPOOKY, Janelle! Love your twisty card, what a great idea. And your floating ghost is divine!! Thanks for doing such great work and sharing it!.

  7. Janelle, this is FABULOUS!! Thanks for using our haunted house and making look soo spooooooky! What a great card!

  8. Wonderful card! Love all the little details and the dimension!

  9. this is a fun card.
    Love how it opens up.
    thanks for sharing

  10. Fabulous card, love the ghost sticking out! Thanks for the share!

  11. Great card! Thanks for sharing.

  12. Absolutely LOVE this fun card! Perfect in all the details!

  13. Love your scene and all its details!

  14. Fabulous card! Loving the die cuts and cute stamps. I've been dying to make one of these. Thank you so much for the tut! Can't wait to try. xxD

  15. This card is so fabulous!!! I love the hills and ghostie and the haunted house. It looks great.

  16. Your card is amazing.... love the road up to the haunted house... so much detail!!!! TFS!!!!


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