Wednesday, October 6, 2010

WitchiePoo...Where Are You?

This week has been flying by! Here it is Wednesday night already and I haven't added anything new or fun to my blog since the weekend. I decided I had better share something with you today. I made this card a couple weeks ago and have been waiting for the perfect time to share it, and I think the time has arrived!
Over the weekend, while participating in the Little Hop of Horrors, I gave away some free digital images from my stamp site Shelley Bean Stamps.  And the top choice among many of you was my little witchiepoo digi.  So, I decided now would be a good time to show you how I made her into a card.

When I was a kid (and I am really going to show my age here) I used to watch a children's television show on Saturday mornings called H.R. Pufinstuff.  And there was a character on that show named Witchie-poo.  I think from my 1st memories of watching the Wizard of Oz, I have had a freaky kind of fear of the traditional looking witches like this one:

We were so sheltered back in the day and I think children now are subjected to so many scary and violent images that they roll over laughing at the thought anyone would find this sort of thing remotely "scary".  She doesn't seem so scary anymore, and neither does my cute little Witchiepoo below. What do you think?

My card is a gate-fold card.  I colored the image with copic markers and then covered the image in Inkssentials Glossy Accents to make it all shiny and stand out on the card.  I added a few button embellishments to make an anchor for the top flap of the card and allow it to stay closed if I choose.  I have previous instructions on making this type of card at this post.


3 comments:

Gina at Gigi's Creative Designs said...

Oh I loved that show too! In fact I was just talking about it the other day and what the kids now days are missing out on, lol!
Ilove your witchy card! So pretty and I love all the papers your used and your coloring is amaizing, Could you pls list the colors you used if they are copics next time and possibly how you made this card, the dimennsions, Id love to give it a try,
THanks so much!

Shelley said...

Hi Gina, there is a link on my post to my previous gatefold card where I listed the dimensions I used to make the card. The witch was colored with copics and the dress was made using V17, V15, V12. The hair was my same old standby for orange: YR00, YR12,Yr16, YR18 and the black is C9, C7 and C5.

Lesley from WI said...

Oh my gosh did you bring back memories. My sister and I loved that show and never missed it. Love your card and your witch is too cute.