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One Word Blog Hop: Spooky

InKing Royalty One Word Blog Hop: Spooky

Welcome to InKing Royalty’s October Blog Hop! This year’s Blog Hop themes are inspired by a single word and this month our projects are centered around Spooky. With Halloween just around the corner, we are excited to share our spooky, fun projects with you, our neighbors, coworkers and family. We’re excited to share our creations with you today!

After you read my post, I hope you’ll hop over to the next person on the list at the base of this post.

Stampin' Up! Boo to You Halloween Card

Spooky or too cute? I can’t decide with this monster from the Boo to You stamp set by Stampin’ Up!

I stamped this little guy over Pumpkin Pie cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored him using Pumpkin Pie and Rich Razzleberry Stampin’ Blends. Because the paper is already orange, I only added several diagonal strokes to shade his belly and color his horns.

A White Stampin’ Chalk Marker adds a few highlights to his polka dots and toenails. Spooky.

Boo to You Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

Using Hand-Lettered Prose dies, I spelled out “boo” on Basic Black Cardstock and stuck another Pumpkin Pie piece behind it. This helped our fun fiend to stand out against a batty piece of Designer Series Paper.

Now for a confession… I added a little sparkle by dotting glue on the black card and sprinkling Shimmer Black Stampin’ Emboss Powder over it. I thought I was using glitter (uh boy), but I still can’t tell, so it worked!

Thank you for stopping by today. I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop, Ann Murray at Murray Stamps Ink. There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group and you don’t want to miss it!

—Shawn


Blog Hop Lineup

Thank you for hopping along with us. If you get stuck during the Blog Hop, please use this line-up as a guide:

  1. Brian King at Stamp with Brian
  2. Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps
  3. Ann Murray at Murray Stamps Ink
  4. Robin Myren at Songbird Designs by Robin
  5. Kelly Kent at My Papercraft Journey
  6. Robbye Hamilton at Miss Hammie’s Crafts
  7. Jackie Beers at Blue Line Stamping
  8. Sheryl Abernathy at Elegant Sentiments
  9. Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping
  10. Linda Krueger at The Stamp Coach

Featured supplies

Boo to You
Stamp Set
150550
Monster Bash
Designer Series Paper
150447
Hand-Lettered Prose
Dies
149550
Pumpkin Pie
Stampin’ Blends
144599
Rich Razzleberry
Stampin’ Blends
144583
White Stampin’ Chalk Marker
132133
Pumpkin Pie
8-1/2″ x 11″ Cardstock
105117
Gorgeous Grape
8-1/2″ x 11″ Cardstock
146987
Basic Black
8-1/2″ x 11″ Cardstock
121045
Assorted Googly Eyes
150453
Basic Black 3/8″ Scalloped Edge Ribbon
150449
Shimmer Black
Stampin’ Emboss Powder
149512
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15 Comments

  • Reply Robin Myren

    Love your little friend! He’s so cute!

    October 16, 2019 at 9:28 pm
  • Reply Peek-a-Boo for Inking Royalty Blog Hop - Songbird Designs by Robin

    […] Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps […]

    October 16, 2019 at 9:18 pm
  • Reply Lynn

    Love your monster. I’m so going to try using Stampin blends on cadstock. I can’t beli I’ve never done that before and I love love love how it looks.

    October 16, 2019 at 8:42 pm
  • Reply Sue Jackson

    This is so stinking cute! The coloring on this little guy is fabulous, and the hand-lettered dies are perfect for this card. I am going to have to get the White Chalk marker now! Awesome!

    October 16, 2019 at 7:52 pm
  • Reply Spooky for InKing Royalty Blog Hop - Blue Line Stamping

    […] Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps […]

    October 16, 2019 at 7:18 pm
  • Reply SPOOKY - INKING ROYALTY BLOG HOP - Murray Stamps, Ink

    […] Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps […]

    October 16, 2019 at 2:18 pm
  • Reply Robbye Hamilton

    Absolutely adorable Shawn

    October 16, 2019 at 11:36 am
  • Reply Ann Murray

    This card made me smile and think of Monsters, Inc.

    October 16, 2019 at 10:34 am
  • Reply Kelly Kent

    Love!! I love everything about this card! Lots of cute in this card, but just enough spooky for the Halloween touch! Kelly x

    October 16, 2019 at 10:04 am
  • Reply Spooky Jack-O'-Lantern with Bats - The Stamp Coach

    […] Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps […]

    October 16, 2019 at 9:09 am
  • Reply SPOOKY for the InKing Royalty Blog Hop – STAMP WITH BRIAN

    […] you for stopping by today.  I hope you’ll hop along to the next stop on the blog hop, Shawn de Oliveira at Shawn Stamps.  There’s lots of inspiration to be found in this group – and you don’t want […]

    October 16, 2019 at 8:23 am
  • Reply Linda K

    Oh – what a cute card. I love the bright colors. You shimmery black background is great – I think it was on purpose!

    October 16, 2019 at 8:17 am
  • Reply Brian King

    This is so over-the-top adorable, Shawn! I love the texture you’ve given this orange monster with the markers. Such a spooky card. Love it!

    October 16, 2019 at 8:03 am
  • Reply Sheryl L Abernathy

    I vote for cute! This is such a fun card and your coloring is amazing!

    October 16, 2019 at 6:11 am
  • Reply Jackie Beers

    Your little guy is so cute! You made him adorable! I like the sparkle on the black however you managed it.

    October 16, 2019 at 5:34 am
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