Monday, October 28, 2013

Punch Art "Otzi the Mummy" for Halloween!

After making Scary Mr. Frankie (and a pirate punch art card in between), I decided why not a mummy, so I put myself to the task.  I have seen several rectangular cards made with mummies and even made one at a Liz Thayer cardmaking class in September.  Liz's card was my favorite of all that I've seen because she used the torn paper technique, which I thought made the bandages more authentic.  So, I decided to try my mummy with the Top Note die punch art technique, which was one I have never seen done.  I then made up a little verse and complimentary inside decorations.  My sister was particularly fond of Otzi the Mummy when I finished him, so I thought it only appropriate that he go to here to wish her a frightful Halloween!

Recipe: SU CS: B. Black, Tang. Tango, Ivory Naturals-torn. Echo Park Chillingsworth Manor: Apothecarthy Labels green chevron. DCWV Halloween/Fall 2011 Stack-dots. SUInk: B.Gray-distress, B.Black-markings. SU TopNote die-head. SU Punch: Circles-3/4"-iris, 1-1/4"-eyeball, 1-3/8”-eye orange; 2" Ex Lrg Oval-ears. EK Stickos-pupil. WRMK Deco CornerChomper. SU ChalkMarker. M.Stewart Halloween ribbon. Stash: Black/Orange seambinding.

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