Sunday, July 10, 2011

Layered Boo






Hooray, today is the Lovely Layers Denami Blog Hop!

If you've arrived from the awesomely talented Britta's Blog, then you are on the right track. Isn't her bright card superb? The Denami Design Blog has all the details and complete list, if you want to start from the beginning or should get lost.

Even though we are smack dab in the middle of summer, I wanted to play with the new release and feature a layered tag. The little friendly ghost makes me smile so!

Layer 1: Ghots: After heat embossing and fussy cutting a few ghosts from vellum paper, I adhered them to a sheet of transparency with some enamel accents behind their eyes only.
Layer 2: Black Boo: A piece of black cardstock was run through my cuttlebug using an impression plate, then I added some letter stickers.
Layer 3: Dotted Transparency: A plain piece of transparency was run through the embossing machine using the same impression plate as the Boo layer.
Layer 4: Purple Halloweeen: I heat embossed Happy Halloween greeting on purple cardstock.

The whole tag is set with a large eyelet and tied with some fun polka dotted orange ribbon.

Here's a view of the tag before turning the layers to reveal the hidden greeting.


Your next stop is one of my first ever blogging pals, the ultra talented and ultra sweet Lisa!


Denami Design is giving away two $20 gift certificates to their store to random comments along the hop. You have until July 11, 2011, 11:59 pm PST, to leave comments on all the blogs (to be eligible for a prize).

Supplies Used:
Cardstock: (White) Office Max, (Basic Black) SU, (Purple) The Paper Company

Stamps: (Friendly Ghost, Happy Halloween) Denami Designs
Ink: (Versamark)
Other: (White Emobssing Powder) SU, (Letter Stickers) Jillibean Soup, (Vellum), (Transparency Sheets), (Jumbo Eyelet) Making Memories
Fiber: (Ribbon)
Tools: (Dotted Impression Plate) PTI, (Scallop Slit Punch) SU, (Corner Chomper) WRMemoryKeepers

68 comments:

Laurel said...

Too cute!

Lynn said...

These are so sweet Karen. I know you embossed the vellum in this case, but on occasion have you embossed on acetate as well or used Stayz-On ink? I thought you embossed on it, but how would it not melt? :) Thanks for your help as always!

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

You are so amazing with the clear layers, love the idea of them being embossed. Josh says your card says "ghost"... even thought I keep saying it says boo... but he likes it too.

artfuldelight said...

Awesome tag!!

Laurie said...

Karen this is ADORABLE! What a fun way to showcase the layers theme! Great job!

Jen W. said...

This is so fun! I love how you used the adhesive to make the ghost eyes and that embossed transparency layer is so cool!

Trinh said...

So darn cute & clever, Karen!

Trinh said...

So darn cute & clever, Karen!

Brandi said...

Halloween already? Cute! Cute! Cute!

Tenia Nelson said...

So so so darn cute Miss Karen!!!!!! tfs!!!!

judy said...

I love your very clever tag!

HockeyScrap said...

Oh my gosh, those ghosts are amazing. Absolutely the coolest!
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Pam Wendt said...

Oh Karen! I love this! Love love love the layers and the fun ways you've put this all together! :o)

Natalie Elphinstone said...

Great idea! Love the stamped ghosty images.

Oh yeah, and I'm loving the blog makeover (sorry if that was ages ago and I'm only just noticing now!)

Vera W. Yates (Ling) said...

Super cute!!

Chari M. said...

Awesome layers! Very cute tag. I am always a fan of halloween themed creations. :)

Ann R. said...

I really like this tag - a lot! TFS. :)

Andrea M said...

Karen! These are FANTASTIC!!! OH MY!!! You are so darn clever! Great job!!! Thanks for the inspiration!

Indy said...

Super cute!

dahlhousedesigns said...

super cool!

lisa a.

Ruza's Craft Corner said...

Such an awesome tag!!! Love all of your lovely layers!! ;o)

FLEUR de Lo said...

So cute! And fun to shake it up at an unconventional time!! When reading your title I couldn't for the life of me figure out what you were referring in "boos." I thought maybe your previous nights party had been so intense as to interfere with your spelling. :)

Erin said...

Whoa, cool!!!

Georgie Horn said...

I'm intrigued by the transparency, I WILL learn how to use them!

Adelina said...

cute! tfs!

Sue said...

a bootiful tag for sure

Pauline said...

I love your little tag, a great element with the acetate swivelly bit! Love it!

rhogan18 said...

Very cute card. Love the use of all the different layers of papers and textures. The little ghost is just too cute in vellum and very appropriate. Good job.

Amy said...

Great way to use the acetate! Fun little spooky project!

Romaine said...

Love how you used a transparency!

Tina M said...

That is so adorable!!

Pat Q said...

This is such a great idea.

Michele Gross said...

Lovin' that acetate!!! What a spectacular project!

BabyBokChoy said...

VERY inventive Karen!!! Great stuff!

Carol said...

Love this card! This is a great Halloween card! Thanks for sharing!

Emily Keaton said...

Karen, this is SO cute!! What a fun approach to the layers theme. Your ghosts look terrific on that clear top layer, and the rest of your colors are perfect choices. I really like how you bound the corner, too. :) Great card!

Karen said...

Ooohh..I love this! What a great idea, so creative.

Terri said...

So creative. I'm going to have to try making ghosts like that.

Karen McAlpine said...

Clever use of the transparencies. Love how you did the ghosts.

Heidi said...

Very cute tag - and such clever layers.

Amy Smidebush said...

Oh my goodness!! I LOVE those vellum ghosts!!! That's GENIUS!!

Jenny said...

Such a creative tag Karen, love all the materials you used...I can see a lot of thought has gone into it :)
Jenny x

jen said...

you are such a genius- LOVE your layers!!!! :D

Dana said...

Vellum ghosties + tranceparency = pure spooky fun. This tag is a clever use of layers, but I honestly didn't expect anything else from you dear Karen. You are the master of clever.

Kristy Smith said...

Karen, this is magnificent!!! WOW! I love this idea and have never played with transparency paper, but I'm going to have to now because it's amazing! =)

lynn said...

what a clever and oh so cute, karen! love your layers!

Kim said...

so out of the box!! perfect!!!

Sophia said...

Cute! Love the ghosts layered onto the acetate!

alexandra s.m. said...

How adorable Karen ;-)
TFS

Sew-Ink said...

Too cute, love the fum Halloween colors!

Karolyn at Paper Therapy said...

Oh my gosh! Those little ghosts are just about the cutest things I've ever seen! Love the clever layers - too cute for words, girlie!!

yyam said...

Ooh...how totally fun!!!! Love the layers! :)

Cathy P in AZ said...

What an adorable tag! LOVE those little ghosts!

Diane said...

Very cute!!!! Maes me want to get a start on "my" Halloween!!

Cristina said...

Oh, wow! This is incredible. You've just raised the bar on tags, Karen.

Elizabeth said...

Very cute:) http://visionsofpaper.blogspot.com/

Kimba's Kreations said...

The ghost are TOO ADORABLE!!!!

~Tammy~ said...

Is there anyway you ever run out of cleverness? This is an awesome take on layers! Too CAUTE!

Marie / Legojenta said...

Such a fun use of layers! TFS =)

Stacie (craft-princess) said...

Very cool! Love the ghosts!

Chunyuan said...

It is such a cute card. Love the color combo and also the layers. Great design. Pure genious. You are so talented.

Dana said...

So cute!

Lisa Petrella said...

WOW, Karen! This is SPOOKTACULAR!!! Those little vellum ghosts and the way they "float" over the other layers just knock my socks off, girl!!!! Super FESTIVE color combo too!! AWESOME work!

Larissa Heskett said...

LOVE the card!! THANKD for sharing it with us!! I LOVE Halloween!! =)
Have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

Rochelle said...

Floating ghosts? Brilliant!

Isha said...

Love love love it!!!I admire your creations.

Alice Wertz said...

fabulous tag! love all the layers. so fun!

Jennifer said...

Karen,

I love your festive tag!!! :) What a great idea to include so many (& such unique) layers!

What are the dimensions of your tag?

Thank you so much for sharing and for the chance to win,

Jennifer
partridgelu at yahoo dot com