Stuck on U Sketches Design Team Post - "Haunted by Your Love" Card

Are you guys ready for another Stuck on U Sketches Die Cut Challenge? This week's challenge is hearts! Normally, I would have gone with a cutesy, lovey dovey theme for this challenge but lately the weather has been cold and rainy and has really put me in the mood for Fall...and more specifically, Halloween. So, I decided to create a gothic-style card. Obviously, you could use this for many different occasions but I'm going to write a little love note inside and give this to my husband on Halloween. 

First, I began with a 5"x7" card and layered it with light pink and dark red cardstock. The red cardstock was embossed with the Cuttlebug Clockworks embossing folder to give it an industrial, Steampunk look. The heart and dagger were cut from the Lovestruck cartridge and hand-altered. 

I used the Martha Stewart Doily Hearts border punch to create an accent piece and layered it with light pink cardstock; the cardstock was embossed with the Cuttlebug Argyle embossing folder. The font was cut from the Happy Hauntings Cartridge. 

All the cuts have been inked with dark red and black ink and the heart and dagger were popped up on foam for added dimension. 

Products used:
Cricut cartridges: Lovestruck and Happy Hauntings
Cuttlebug embossing folders: Clockworks and Argyle
Martha Stewart Doily Hearts Border Punch
Paper: Recollections cardstock



June Houck said...

Very fun and creative take on a hearts challenge. Your spooky card is fabulous :)

September 23, 2011 at 7:42 AM
Nanne said...

fantastic card and such a great twist to our challenge.. Halloween is a fav holiday of mine and I luv to look at all the cards and projects that are out there :)

September 23, 2011 at 5:45 PM
Shelly said...

This is really cool! Love the embossing. Great job with the challenge!

September 23, 2011 at 7:34 PM
Sandi Cl~ said...

Lots of great hearts going on here! Hard to laugh that there was a dagger to heart in my heart challenge LOL Just teasing! Fab job! Love it!

September 23, 2011 at 10:19 PM
magicwanda said...

Hi Faith , I love it
I like to combine themes as well...Great card!
Hugs Wanda

September 24, 2011 at 8:06 AM
Pookie said...

Love it, I so wished I would have bought love struck and the easter cart...:-( I regret not buying them. Great job!


September 25, 2011 at 9:01 PM
Fern said...

Love how you used the Heart Die Cut Challenge to make a Halloween Card!! I would have never thought of this!! Very creative!!! Have a great week!! Hugs!!

September 26, 2011 at 3:51 PM
**Treefrog** said...

What a great card Faith, perfect for halloween or a lovey dovey card too! I may have to make something similar for my oldest Son, he loves the Ed Hardy tattoo look (heck he even has quite a few too) so I always make him cards with a somewhat same look and he loves them. I know your Hubby will love the card!
((Hugs)) Theresa

September 26, 2011 at 9:22 PM
annette said...

terrific twist on the challenge Faith, love your goth card ... hugz X:)

September 27, 2011 at 5:58 AM
Chloe and Her Clip On Koalas said...

Such a great job! Love it! x

October 2, 2011 at 10:09 AM
postcard printing said...

They are all FABULOUS!!! I think this is one of the best card design really really love it... well done

May 21, 2012 at 3:35 AM

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Hi, my name is Faith Abigail and I enjoy all forms of paper crafting. This blog features the cards, scrapbook layouts, mini-albums and 3D projects that I have created.