Tuesday, October 31, 2017

B&W Haunted House Card (Jane's Doodles DT Spotlight)


Yesterday was my turn to be on the spotlight over at Jane's Doodles and I made this one layer, Black and White, Haunted House Card.

To create this card I used stamps from a Jane's Doodles 'Haunted House' stamp set. 

For a card base I used Canson XL Mixed Media Paper and created my spooky scene directly on the card base.

First I stamped a haunted house, then I drew Moon with fine liner and handmade circle stencil and lastly stamped bats all over the card. 

Next up was coloring. I LOOOOVE Black & White photos and love to color B&W. I colored my card in watercolor technique using only Distress Inks Black Soot. After coloring I left the card to dry on air.

I'm very satisfied with my coloring on this card. :o)

Card dimensions: 95 mm x 127 mm (3 3/4" x 5")

List of supplies:
  • Jane's Doodles 'Haunted House' stamp set
  • Canson XL Mixed Media Paper, 300 g
  • Ranger's Archival Ink (Jet Black)
  • Tim's Holtz Distress Ink, Black Soot
  • Staedtler Lumocolor permanent black pen S (superfine) 0.4 mm
  • acrylic block (102 mm x 102 mm)
  • Fiskars High Precision Personal Paper Trimmer
  • bone folder
  • Marabu fine rounded paint brush no. #0
  • paper towels
  • water
  • handmade circle stencil, d =1 1/2"

I'm linking my card to following challenges:
Note: bold text and challengbadge (if any) are direct links to the current challenge and blog badge (if any) is a direct link to blog or challenge home page.

1) Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog, All Creatures Great And Small
This is my 1st entry to this challenge.

2) Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog, Anything Goes
This is my 1st entry to this challenge.

At the end of this post...
Jane has a Halloween Sale and is offering 20% off on all clear stamp sets. This offers ends tomorrow, November 1st.

Thank you for stopping by and your kind feedback. Have a SPOOKTACULAR night!! :o)



  1. WOW!!! Milka, this Haunted House looks amazing in black and white (and grey tones)!! LOVE your CAS card! Really spooky! :D

  2. Fabulous Halloween card, love the monochrome card really gives a spooky atmosphere.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

  3. LOVE the black/white color combi - spooky card ;-)

  4. This is cool. I like that you decided to keep it balck and white, it gives the scene a spooky mood. Great watercolor background. Thank you for joining SSS Monday Challenge.


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