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Ghostly Greetings with The Haunted Mansion Pocket Pals

Maria Russell

Posted on September 15 2022

Hello!  It's Maria and I have a special card for you guys today, featuring the Haunted Mansion Pocket Pals stamp set from the LDRS Creative new Fall/Halloween Collection.

I started by stamping the Haunted Mansion image on some Neenah Solar White card stock with Raven Hybrid ink [this ink is perfect for using with either watercolor or alcohol markers].  I colored the images in with alcohol markers.  My color palette was inspired by the packaging itself.  I definitely LOVE that LDRS Creative gives you ideas on how to color the stamps.  I wish more companies will do this with their packaging.

Next, I carefully ink-blended the background using Dark Wash Jeans Hybrid ink and some blending brush to create the night sky.  

To create a spooky effect, I stamped the little "ghosty" images and the bats on the window and background with Raven Hybrid ink.  I also die-cut the grass panel twice on some black card stock using the In the Grass Die Set.  I adhered these on the card with liquid glue.

Now that my scene is almost finished, I decided to add the moon that I die-cut using the By the Light of the Moon Die Set.  I also stamped the sentiment on some black card stock with LDRS Watermark ink.  I sprinkled some White Embossing Powder and used heating tool to heat-set the sentiment.  I fussy-cut the sentiment and adhered on the card.

Lastly, I used some white gel pen to add some dots and stars for added texture and interest.  Here's another look at the finished card:

I hope you like this card today and got inspired. Below, you will find links to the supplies used to create this project(s). Where available, I use compensated affiliate links at no extra cost to you. Your support helps me to keep bringing you new projects and inspiration. Thank you for stopping by, and have an amazing day!

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1 comment

  • pam brown: September 26, 2022

    Oh dang! What a fun version. I’m just starting to work with copics. Would be so awesome to have a list of ones you used. I’d love to try to recreate this bright pallet!

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