ED - yep I completely appreciate that there are lots of folks who don't celebrate Halloween, and yep there will be vintage chicks for other occasions, such as holidays and birthdays and St Pat's, you know there'll be a St Pat's chick!!!! but yep, there will be every-day girls too that may be good for birthdays etc. Cheers for asking Cassandra!
I'm leaking these two sets early, they will be available on the 1st of August, but if you like them, you'd best get in quick, I'll be suspending shipping on the store for two weeks from 4th August while I take some family time before school starts again.
This year I wanted something a little different for Halloween, and so I decided to draw a couple of little vintage inspired sets featuring girls. I'm 'leaking those sets a little earlier than their planned September release, well, because I couldn't wait to show you!! lol. Cicely and her little friend Gracie, who we will see tomorrow, are chic 20's style girls.
We'll have some more Halloween fun for you in the main September release, but I was just so excited about these, people for colouring are something we don't have a lot of, and I sure hope you like them as much as I do.
My main card today shows Cicely, stamped in Memento rich cocoa ink, together with a little bat stamp and some magic bubble bursts, you can stamp these as you wish, they are little accessory stamps. My copic skills are basic, but I would so love to see what some of you ladies would do with this image. I'm not so wonderful at blending, but even I managed to get a nice glow on the pumpkin by using that colourless blender to lift out some of the yellow that I had used to colour the pumpkin eyes and mouth, neat trick.
I love the vintage look of the font used for the supporting sentiments - Boo! is one. Do you like the little star circle die cut - it's one of Spellbinders new release dies!! isn't it perfect for Halloween?? OOh and the chevron edge...drool, Spellbinders new edgeabilities!! I am in heaven, such a terrific range of dies!! More about these in tomorrow's post!!
The Cicely at Halloween set is a small set which packs a lot of punch, it has 10 separate stamps comprising, one main girl image seen here on this card, 5 supporting motifs including the cute bat, or hamster bat as my girls have named him, an easy circular tag image, and 3 sentiments.
My second card is a bit of fun, very simple, but making the most of just two stamps - a sentiment from Cicely at Halloween, and a larger bat from Gracie at Halloween, more about that set tomorrow. My girlies think the star shaped aperture looks like a mouth full of spikey teeth, just about to munch the bat...I suppose that's appropriate! lol.
Orange card stock, well sponged with Tea dye distress ink. The aperture is backed with pinked circles cut with the Spellbinders pinking circles dies. Bat stamped in Memento and coloured, truly horribly, with copics, you'll notice there's no close up of this so's you don't have to be offended by where I went wayyy over the lines...
Sure hope they tickle!!