5 Distress Halloween Backgrounds


Hi Crafters,
well I am just having so much fun creating the last couple of days. I think my mojo is back (touch wood!). Anyway, today I created a video and 5 cards on different Halloween backgrounds using distress inks and some stamps from So Suzy Stamps. So Suzy Stamps has FREE SHIPPING ending on October 2nd on orders $25 or more (International too!).

Background #1

For this card, I used Tim Holtz's Birch stencil, Distress Inks and the Fear Stamp from So Suzy Stamps.

I used four Distress Inks to create the background: Squeezed LemonadeFossilized AmberSpiced Marmalade, and Ripe Persimmon.

I added some googley eyes to the card. I wish I would have had different sizes of these but it was still a cool embellishment that coordinated with the Fear Stamp.

Background #2

For this card, I used the Thousand Years and the Shade stamps from So Suzy Stamps stamped in black ink.

I used four colours of Distress Ink: Wild Honey, Carved Pumpkin, Dried Marigold and Gathered Twigs.

Background #3

For this card, I wanted to create a whimsical, purple background that was not a perfect blending job but a really textured look using the Sorceress and Beware Stamps.

For this card, I used all the darker purple distress that I own: Wilted Violet, Dusty Concord and Seedless Preserves.

I made sure to use a heavy hand while blending to get the texture of the sponge onto the card.

Background #4

For this card, I stamped the Trick or Treat stamp. It just fit perfectly into the left bottom corner.

I used four different colours and after they blended, it looks like a lot more: Wilted Violet, Picked Raspberry, Mustard See and Crushed Olive.

Background #5

This card I posted the other day, so since it ties in well with the video and this post, I decided to add it. I used the Halloween Tree and the Be Scary Stamps.

These colours don't blend too well together but it worked overall. I used Crushed Olive, Carved Pumpkin and Wilted Violet.

Well, I hope you enjoyed these cards and backgrounds, this post took forever to write lol! But I had a blast making them. If you are interested in more Halloween things, you can check our my series from last year which I will embed below.

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  1. So enjoyed watching you ink up those backgrounds!!!!!
    Placed an order...thought shipping was free through the 2nd...
    Can't wait for my order to come! Thank you!!

    1. Linda, shipping is free on orders of $25 or more. Enjoy your stamps :)

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