Thursday, September 24, 2020

Walking Into Spider Webs

 Howdy y'all!

Today's card is for the Collected Crafty Collabs Hop! Which is a Monthly Themed Hop For Supplies You've Squirreled Away! We are part of the Handmade Happiness group on Facebook. Which is a great community of paper crafters of all styles.

This month's theme is Halloween/Fall and Sequins. I chose to go with Halloween for my card. 

If this is your first stop on the hop. Your next stop is Natasha Davies. But if not then you were last at Valerie Powell.

For today I chose to bring out an embossing folder and a crayon. The video is below the card pictures.

Paper: CTMH Black, White Daisy
Ink: Tim Holtz Distress Ink Black Soot
Accessories: Amazon makeup brush, Crayola Crayon White, The Paper Studio Spider Web, Stampendous! Fun Flock Plain Ol' Black, Memory Box Die Big and Small Spiders

Stamps: CTMH Frightful Friends
Paper: CTMH Black, White Cards & Envelopes Value Pack
Ink: Tim Holtz Distress Ink Black Soot, Crackling Campfire
Accessories: Stampendous! Fun Flock Plain Ol' Black, Tim Holtz Distress Paint Candied Apple, Recollections Halloween die

This is the video tutorial!

Challenges Being Entered
My Time To Craft Challenge #441 Inspired By Harry Potter This is back when Aragog from Harry Potter was a young spider
Stinkin' Inkers Challenge Times 3 - spiders on the front of the card

A complete list of the supplies is under the picture. The list, contains compensated affiliate links. If you wish to create a similar card. There is no cost to you for using the links. But it does provide funds to help continue this blog.

Thank you for stopping by!

Stay safe!

Stay healthy!

Stay crafty!

Happy Crafting,


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  1. Your card is perfectly spooky! This is an awesome technique I should try sometime. Thank for hopping along with us, Mary Ellen. 😊

  2. Your technique is awesome! Great card!

  3. Your crayon resist really brought the spider webs to reality. Thanks so very much for joining us this time at the Crafty Creations Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

  4. I like your project a lot! Thank you so much for playing along with our challenge over at Penny's Challenges. Looking forward to see you again!

  5. Such a great Halloween card, background if perfect! Thanks for joining us at Polkadoodles this week. Nelly DT x

  6. Very cool
    Thanks for joining us at a time to craft

    Tracey dt

  7. Fun Halloween card. Love how you created the spider web and decorated the inside. Thanks for joining the Stinkin' Inkers challenge.

  8. Oh what fun! Such a great technique, using a wax crayon, and a wonderfully spooky result! Thanks for sharing this with us at Penny's!

  9. eeeek! you have some creepy spiders on your embossed spider web. Thanks for adding to our Gallery at Creative Artiste Mixed Media Mary Ellen.

  10. Mary Ellen, this is so cool! I love how the wax crayon adds so much to the look of the embossed panel! I really like the 2 toned sentiment on the inside too. I cracked up when one of your spiders crawled away in the video! Great card!!!

  11. Wonderful halloween card! I love the effect of the technique--really creepy but beautiful

  12. There's only one thing that comes to my mind right now... Spooky!!! You did excellent :)
    This is Brian with Penny's Blog :) Thanks for playing along with us during this challenge!!

  13. Ooh! creepy, creepy, cobwebs and all. Thanks for joining in our fun challenge at My Time To Craft. Caz. DT

  14. Very cool! This technique is perfect for your spiderweb card! Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.