Saturday, July 24, 2010

Calling all Vamps!

Happy, happy Saturday!

Today we are starting the previews of the new stamp sets being released for August from Waltzingmouse Stamps. This month, two Halloween sets are being released - the season will soon be upon us! And if you're like me, you can't wait!!! Today I am previewing Wanda's Pantry - the perfect set to accompany all your Halloween treats!

I combined my preview with today's WMS Sketch Challenge:

And here is my card:

How marvelously macabre!!

The Vampire Blood label fits the largest of the Small Labels Nestabilities. I stamped it, die cut it and then used Pumice Stone and Black Soot Distress Ink to dirty it up a bit. The patterned paper is from Cosmo Cricket (Haunted) and was a perfect fit. The dripping blood was cut by hand - this would be an ideal pair for the Martha Stewart Drippy Goo punch!

Wait until you see these sets up close and in their entirety - perfect down to the last, gory detail!!

This month we are also adding another fantastic lady to the Design Team! Mona Pendleton, the head cupcake herself, is joining us! I am very excited for the opportunity to work with Mona. Please take a moment to stop by her blog and say hello!

Claire is also offering another free shipping promotion this month. Please check the WMS Blog for all the information.

Today, Claire, Lisa, Julia, Lynn, Bonnie, Mona, Jennifer, and Laurie are sharing previews. I can't wait to see what creepy creations they have come up with!

See you tomorrow with more!


Stamps: Wanda's Pantry - Waltzingmouse Stamps
Cardstock: Smokey Shadow, Soft Stone, True Black - Papertrey Ink; Riding Hood Red - Stampin' Up!
Patterned Paper: Gothic from the Haunted Collection - Cosmo Cricket
Ink: Jet Black Archival Ink, Pumice Stone Distress, Black Soot Distress - Ranger
Other: Small Labels Nestabilities - Spellbinders; Upper Crest border punch - Fiskars; Copic marker R05 - Imagination International


  1. Totally spookie, Anya. Love the drippy blood...the perfect accent for this ghoulish creation!

  2. Fabulous card - I like how you dirtied up the label and the blood is very clever!

  3. Awesome card Anya! Love how you showcased that gorgeous label image & the hand cut blood is so creative! Thanks so much for the warm welcome :)

  4. Great card. Ghouly but gorgeous!

  5. OOOO! How scary and fabulous all at one time! Great drippiness!

  6. Wow that is one amazing card... I love it! Can't wait to see more of those stamps in use!

  7. Your card is gorgeously ghoulish! The dripping blood is the perfect touch!

  8. Oh spooooky good fun! Very Dracula sends a Halloween greeting, hee! WAY cool!

  9. Ohhhhhh ,,,,, spooky cool Anya! love the dripping blood and touches of red on the label - what an elegant Halloween card!! perfect colors!

  10. Oooh, so creative and scary all at the same time! The drippy goo is fantastically creepy! :-) I just love the small touches of red you added to the label!

  11. Anya! This is so Wonderful!!! The stamps are great but the way you used the sketch is AWESOME! Especially due to the theme of the stamp release.
    SO COOL!
    Thanks for sharing.

  12. I am loving all the sneak peeks!! Love how you did the 'blood'! Great card.

  13. Anya, this card is great! It has a haunting elegance about it; the blood drips are perfect! I can't believe you cut them by hand!

  14. Jennifer said it best; this card has a haunting elegance to it. Claire captured that old world elegance associated with vampires in her stamp. You took it to the next level with a Gothic feel in colors and shapes. Fabulous.

  15. FABulous! Fun, unique, and so clever! LOVE it!

    And you're right: this stamp would be perfect for the 'Drippy Goo' punch! TFS!

  16. I absolutely love this card, the blood is awesome!

    Lots of greetings


  17. i absolutely adore the detailing w/ the pumice stone. all the vamp is just in time for the Eclipse craze, no? great take on the sketch and i love the dripdrip blood.

  18. Totally awesome! Love the blood! :)


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