Thursday, October 17, 2019

31 Days of Halloween Day #17

Welcome back to Lost Coast Portal to Creativity where Lost Coast Designs and Carmen's Veranda collide to bring you twice the inspiration and double the fun!
Hello all. Cathy here with a CAS Halloween card.
Stamp Used:
Flying Monkey
So for this card I started out with 2 different color purple cardstock. I used a bat stencil with some black ink. Cut into different size strips. Add them to the front of a black card front. Stamp  Flying Monkey on white cardstock and cut out. I did not color it because I thought it stood out in all white. I did add glitter to the wings. It's a flying monkey of course it is going to have glittery wings.
Added some saying stickers and some bling. Card is done.

 Come join the fun here for the 31 days of Halloween celebration.
 
You can also join here for the Pets challenge 

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

31 Days of Halloween: Day 16 - Trick-or Treat bag

Welcome back to Lost Coast Portal to Creativity where Lost Coast Designs and Carmen's Veranda collide to bring you twice the inspiration and double the fun!

Hello all,

Can you guess what makes Halloween much more fun when you are my age?  Grandchildren, of course!  This year I made them these cute little canvas trick-or-treat bags.  So much fun!  


Lost Coast Designs:

  • Mummy
Other Supplies:
  • Permanent Pigment Ink
  • Shimmer spray
  • Fabric Markers
  • Colored Texture Spray
  • White pen

Instructions

1) Spray canvas bag with a colored shimmer spray.



2) Apply splatters with black shimmer spray.


3) Stamp Mummy with permanent pigment ink.


4) Color Mummy with white opaque pen.


5) Write Trick-or-Treat with a black fabric pen.


6) Apply white speckles with colored texture spray.


Done


Hope you will join us in the 31 Days of Halloween Challenge!  Just click below and link up your project!


Happy Day!
Lori


Tuesday, October 15, 2019

CHALLENGE #86 - PETS and 31 Days of Halloween Day 15 - Witch Monkeys

Welcome back to Lost Coast Portal to Creativity where Lost Coast Designs and Carmen's Veranda collide to bring you twice the inspiration and double the fun!

Hello Portal Peeps.  Gail here.  The team is posting everyday this month to celebrate the 31 Days of Halloween, but the 15th is also time for a new Challenge!!  

CHALLENGE #86

PETS


 We want to see you stamped makes with a pet/pets as the focus.  Please remember rubber or clear stamping and the theme should be the focus of your project.  We will delete entries that do not follow our simple rules.


If your pet make is spooky or Halloweeny then you can also link to the
31 Days of Halloween Celebration.

For other chances to win Lost Coast Dollars this month check the
TREAT posts!!

Please remember we do have some Challenge Rules to follow so look them over to ensure your entries qualify to win this month's prize!

You are welcome to play in our Challenges using rubber stamp images from any company but if you use any of our Lost Coast Designs or Carmen's Veranda stamps...we love it when you do...then your entry counts as two which doubles your chances of winning in our random prize drawing.

PRIZES

To ensure you all have a fabulous time playing in our Challenges this is how our Prize system works!
The more entries the better the Prize so tell all your friends to join the fun too!

1 - 4 Entries = one winner chosen by the team is awarded our Challenge Winner's Badge
5+ Entries = one randomly picked winner will receive a $5 gift certificate to spend at
Lost Coast Designs/Carmen's Veranda
10+ Entries = one randomly picked winner will receive a $10 gift certificate to spend at
Lost Coast Designs/Carmen's Veranda
and all winners get our snazzy Challenge Winner's Badge to proudly display on their blogs!

If you don't have a blog then no prob, you can still play in our challenges by sharing your projects from public photo sharing sites which includes our Facebook Company Pages for Lost Coast Designs and Carmen's Veranda.  Please include our Challenge info and the link back to our challenge in your photo's description!  As long as the privacy setting for your photo is public you're good to go.  See, it's so easy to join the fun!  FYI, you can't link up projects shared in closed Facebook groups! 

I made a little pet monkey inspiration to start us off and also continue our 31 Days of Halloween weirdness.  Your pet makes don't have to be spooky or weird, but you know we do love that here at the Portal LOL!!
I used Carmen's Veranda Monkey Face and Flying Monkey Background Lost Coast Designs Pondscum Background, Magic, and Window stamps.

I stamped the Pondscum Background on pale blue card with Sky Blue archival ink.
I stamped  Monkey Face and part of the Flying Monkey Background with black archival and masked off a semi circle.
I blended various yellow distress inks into the masked area to make the moon and used a black pen to make the big detailed flying monkey a silhouette.
I used gel pens for the monkey's eyes.  I stamped the Magic and Window with grey archival ink and gave the background a weak purple distress ink wash.

Now it's your turn.  Are you up for the challenge?  We can't wait to see your projects!  
Submit your entries in the linky party below by 5 to midnight PST on the 31st and don't forget to follow us so you don't miss anything!  The team is posting everyday this month so check back and join the fun.

Happy Stamping!
Gail
Challenge Host

Challenge #86 - PETS
October 15th - 31st Please read over out RULES to be sure your entries qualify you to win!
ALL rubber stamp companies are welcome.
Linky closes Thursday,
October 31st 23.59 PST.
All entries must be entered in our link up but your don't need a blog to win.  See our RULES page for more info

 

Monday, October 14, 2019

31 Days of Halloween Day 14: Skull box

Welcome back to Lost Coast Portal to Creativity where Lost Coast Designs and Carmen's Veranda collide to bring you twice the inspiration and double the fun!

Hi, Liesbeth`s turn again on the 14th Halloween day here! Today I show you a tiny stamped milk box (made from a Sizzix die)




I started by inking the die-cut  with yellow, purple and orange Distress ink using blending tools, and I also used a stencil. . I stamped the skull four times with StazOn Jet Black (onto every side of the box) and masked the skulls. I stamped the border and pieces of the square (text).  I removed the masks, bleached the skulls (with some bleach and a synthethic brush, and finished the piece with some white and black ink at the edges of the box and skulls.  I made the box, punched holes  and closed it with some fibers.
Stamps used: Skull Flourish, , Paradise Square and  Ironwork Border (click = see)

I'd love to invite you to join our 31 Days of Halloween challenge and to participate! See you soon!
Liesbeth XX


Sunday, October 13, 2019

31 Days of Halloween Day 13 Frank's costume

Welcome back to Lost Coast Portal to Creativity where Lost Coast Designs and Carmen's Veranda collide to bring you twice the inspiration and double the fun!

Cathy here with day 13 in the 31 days of Halloween celebration.
Stamps Used:
Frank
Goth text for ATC
 So in my head as I was making this card I was having Frank going to a costume party.
I stamped Frank and colored him with copic markers. Cut Frank out and set aside.
To make the background I sprayed some distress ink sprays on watercolor paper in Halloween colors. Dry. Stamp Goth text for ATC randomly in black ink over the background.
Add some washi tape in spots also add a 31 die cut numbers to top of card.
Add Frank to bottom.
Now we make his costume. Add a glittery bowtie, a mustache and a monocle. Last we add a fragile sticker to his head.
Layer it on a black card base and you are done.
Join us an our 31 days of Halloween fun here.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

31 Days of Halloween: Day 12 - When Witches Go Riding

Welcome back to Lost Coast Portal to Creativity where Lost Coast Designs and Carmen's Veranda collide to bring you twice the inspiration and double the fun!

Laurie here again with a fun ATC for day 12 of our annual 31 Days of Halloween celebration.  I hope you have been following the blog this month and are busy making some festive projects to enter for the chance to win some free stamps.

For this ATC, I used the ATC Grunge Tree stamp and the Witch stamp, both from Lost Coast Designs, and the Witches Go Riding clear stamp from Carmen's Veranda. 

 For my background, I used a piece of coffee stained paper that I had on hand.   I stamped the grunge tree with black ink, then cut my piece to ATC size (2 1/2 by 3 1/2").  I edged it with some Vintage Photo Distress Ink to keep that vintage-y look and feel.  

I stamped my witch with black ink onto white paper and fussy cut her.   I colored her and her broom with Copic Sketch markers, mostly using shades of gray.  I glued her atop my background as shown.  

I then stamped my sentiment  (this sentiment is actually four lines long but I just used the first line) with black ink onto a piece of an old book page and edged it with black ink.  I attached it as shown, and easy as
1-2-3 my ATC is done!!


Please come join us for this most fun month of the entire year as we celebrate Halloween with a new project every day for 31 days and keep your eyes open for the treats!


TREAT!!

Welcome back to Lost Coast Portal to Creativity where Lost Coast Designs and Carmen's Veranda collide to bring you twice the inspiration and double the fun!

Hello Portal Peeps!!  Here's an extra little giveaway.
Leave comments on our 31 Days of Halloween posts to be in with a chance of winning

Lost Coast Designs Witch 2 stamp


as showcased on Laurie's Day 12 post.

The randomly selected winner will receive the Witch 2 stamp and a 'lucky dip'
Carmen's Veranda clear sentiment.  The more posts you comment on the better your chance of winning!!

Open worldwide.

Check the other treat posts throughout the month and enter our challenges
for more ways to win 

Lost Coast Designs stamps




31 DAYS OF HALLOWEEN CELEBRATION


https://lostcoastportaltocreativity.blogspot.com/2019/10/31-days-of-halloween-day-1-three-amigos.html

Ready, set, STAMP!!!

Friday, October 11, 2019

31 Days of Halloween: Day 11 - Happy Frank - O - Ween!

Welcome back to Lost Coast Portal to Creativity where Lost Coast Designs and Carmen's Veranda collide to bring you twice the inspiration and double the fun!

We're movin' right along on our 31 Days of Halloween.

Today I have a frightful bit of sweetness for you...
Frank wandering around in the spooky woods wanting to wish you a
Happy Frank - O - Ween!!!!


The background for this card was made using Lederhosen Laurel Magical Shaker from Lindy's Stamp Gang. I love this color...it's bright and beautiful AND it's full of shine and shimmer. It was stamped with the Trees background stamp using VersaFine Clair Nocturne.  I mounted the panel on a bit of Marigold Foiled Paper from Rinea to really make it pop on the black card base.


I then stamped Frank on a scrap of cardstock and colored him with Arteza Colored Pencils. He was fussy cut and attached to the card using a bit of foam tape.  The sentiment is computer generated and matted with more of the foiled paper from Rinea.






TREAT!!!!

Welcome back to Lost Coast Portal to Creativity where Lost Coast Designs and Carmen's Veranda collide to bring you twice the inspiration and double the fun!

Hello Portal Peeps!!  Lost Coast Designs is sponsoring the October

Penny Black and More Challenge 


where the theme is

PRETTY IN PINK


Link up your stamped pink makes for a chance to win a voucher to 

Lost Coast Designs 



If it's pink and Halloween you can also add it to our

31 DAYS OF HALLOWEEN CELEBRATION


https://lostcoastportaltocreativity.blogspot.com/2019/10/31-days-of-halloween-day-1-three-amigos.html

for another chance to win Lost Coast Designs dollars!!!!

Ready, set, STAMP!!!

Thursday, October 10, 2019

31 Days of Halloween day 10 Pearl eyes

Welcome back to Lost Coast Portal to Creativity where Lost Coast Designs and Carmen's Veranda collide to bring you twice the inspiration and double the fun!

Cathy here with day 10 of the 31 Days of Halloween celebration.
Stamp used:
Small Skeleton
 For this card again I only used one stamp. I stamped and cut out the Small skeleton.  I added him to some black glittery paper. Added some washi tape and some pearls for is his eyes.
I kept trying to add  more but nothing look right with it so I just left it as is.

 Come join the fun of the 31 days of Halloween here

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

31 Days of Halloween Day 9: Creatures

Welcome back to Lost Coast Portal to Creativity where Lost Coast Designs and Carmen's Veranda collide to bring you twice the inspiration and double the fun!

Hi, Liesbeth here again on the 9th Halloween day here! Today I show you an ATC-card (Artist Trading Card)


I started by inking an ATC card (2,5 x 3,5 inch...6,4 x 9,8 cm) with pink, purple and orange ink using blending tools. I stamped the Isle of Aud Creature at the bottom of the card and the bird on its back. I used StazOn ink, because it is the best if you use bleach which I use a lot. It will stay almost black. I masked the bird and the creature and stamped the window. Using purple Distress ink, I stamped the text border along the window by bending the stamp a bit. I removed the masks, bleached the bird and creature and finished the piece with a white gel pen (stars) and colour pencils. 

I'd love to invite you to join our 31 Days of Halloween challenge and to participate! See you soon!
Liesbeth XX


Tuesday, October 8, 2019

31 Days of Halloween Day 8 - Uninvited Guest

Welcome back to Lost Coast Portal to Creativity where Lost Coast Designs and Carmen's Veranda collide to bring you twice the inspiration and double the fun!

Hello all,

It's day 8 of the 31 Days of Halloween and I'm bringing in the day with Dracula, of course!  I love this super cute Dracula image!  He makes for the perfect Halloween card.



Lost Coast Designs:

  • Fibers Background 
  • Dracula

Other Materials:

  • Ephemera
  • Themed Sticker
  • Permanent ink
  • Pigment ink
  • Water Color Pencils
  • Blending pen

Instructions:

1) Stamp fibers background with black and purple pigment ink.


2) Add shading with blue ink around edge of card panel.


3) Repeat shading of edges in black.


4) Stamp Dracula in permanent ink.


5) Color Dracula image with water color pencils, blend with blending pen.


6) Continue with water colored pencils and blending until you are happy with the results.


7) Trim pattered paper to about 2" in width.


9) Bring card panel, pattered paper, ephemera and card base together.


10) Stamp ephemera bat with Fibers Background stamp.


11) Assemble and adhere all elements as shown below.


I hope this gave you inspiration to make and share your own Halloween project us.  Just click below to go to the link to add your creation.



Happy Day!
Lori





Monday, October 7, 2019

31 Days of Halloween Day 7 - Crow of Silence

Welcome back to Lost Coast Portal to Creativity where Lost Coast Designs and Carmen's Veranda collide to bring you twice the inspiration and double the fun!

Happy "Day 6" my Halloween loving friends.  Below is a fun card with a cool layered background technique.  I hope that it inspires you to participate in the 31 Days of Halloween by sharing your creation with us.  The link to the entry blog page is listed below along with the step-by-steps.


Lost Coast Designs:

  • Little Diamond Background
  • Feather Bird

Other Materials:

  • Fireworks! Sprays
  • Stencils
  • String
  • Permanent ink
  • Pigment ink
  • Themed Stickers

Instructions:


1) Cover cardstock panel with a stencil and spray with Fireworks! sprays.


2) Apply send layer of Fireworks! spray with a different stencil.


3) Use the same stencil as step 2 and apply a reverse image print onto card panel.


4) Add black splatters with Fireworks! spray.


5) Stamp card panel with the Little Diamonds Background stamp using a permanent ink.


6) Stamp Feather Bird stamp with pigment ink onto card panel.


7) Mount stickered letters and number onto colored cardstock.


8) Wrap string around the number 1.


9) Adhere first layer of stickers to top left corner of card pamel and adhere panel to card base.


10) Adhere the additional numbers and saying to card front.



Happy Halloween!



Happy Day!
Lori