Monday, September 10, 2018

Creepy Spiders - But A Lot of Fun!

While the temperatures get cooler here for fall, I find more and more creepy crawlies in my house - and I hate it! So, why then, do I put them on cards?!? I guess I like them there, but surely not crawling across my floor!
Today's shaker card was so much fun to make! I started with Distress Oxides and sponged on my colors. Then I used the Halloween Creatures Stencil from the Whimsy Stamps September release. This is a fun stencil, and comes with spiders, and two kinds of bats. I used my favorite VersaFine Onyx Black ink, and also a Zig marker to fill in the little crevices. 

Next, I added the sentiment - a little wonky, since the spiders are pulling on it - and created my word using the Typography set (I love this font! I collect old typewriters, so it's a favorite!). I created my frame with the Handstitched Nested Rectangles, and filled my shaker with a few black sequins, seed beads, and some confetti spiders I have had for years. It's pretty fun to shake!
Crafter's Castle - Anything Goes + option: Fall / Halloween 
Creative Fingers - ANYTHING GOES  
Polkadoodles - ANYTHING GOES 
Create and Inspire - Anything Goes (Eency Weency Spider!)
Love to Craft - Anything Goes 
My Besties Art EspaƱa - Anything Goes + option Colour Black 
Craft Rocket Challenges - Boys/Men


  1. Great shaker card Thanks for joining us in our week 36 Anything Goes challenge at Polkadoodles
    Michelle DT

  2. I love shaker cards and this one AWESOME!!! I don't like spiders either, but they are perfect on your card. Using the Distress oxides gave it a really cool effect. And the wonky sentiment is perfect!!! Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Crafter's Castle this month....good luck :)
    Hugs... Janie
    Crafter's Castle

  3. This is such a cool shaker card - love it! Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Creative Fingers challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

  4. Creepy shaker card with great colours! Thanks for joining us at Craft Rocket Challenges.

    groetjes, Ellen

  5. I don't like spiders but I do like your card!!
    Thanks for joining us at Craft Rocket Challenges.
    xxx Margreet DT


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