Trick or Treat BLOG HOP + GIVEAWAY!

Welcome to the Wednesday Brutus Monroe BLOG HOP! This week we have an exciting GIVEAWAY, so please make sure to check out the details for that at the end of my post!

For my card this week, I decided to use the little bats from the ALL HALLOWS EVE stamp set. This set is full of so many great images, but I wanted to share how you can take even one image, and build a card around it.

Glow in the dark halloween card with Brutus Monroe Glitter Glaze- Marie Nicole Designs

I started by ink blending a background, using my MARSALA, PLUM, and MIDNIGHT surface inks. After my cardstock had a nice blend, I ran it through my die cutting machine with a background die to get the gorgeous cut out design!

Then, I took some black cardstock, cut it down to be able to fit behind my ink blended card panel, and spread some GLOW IN THE DARK GLITTER GLAZE over it. While the glaze was drying, I stamped and colored in my bats using my STYLEFILE ALCOHOL MARKERS.

Glow in the dark halloween card with Brutus Monroe Glitter Glaze- Marie Nicole Designs

I also die cut a few more tiny bats with a bat die I have in my stash. Then, I just stacked my layers- my ink blended panel over my black cardstock with the glow in the dark glaze. I trimmed just a bit off the right side, so that I could add some striped washi tape peeking out along the side.

I then popped up my bats with some foam adhesive, and sprinkled some sequins around them. I decided to leave off a sentiment, because I really just loved how it looked without one!

Glow in the dark halloween card with Brutus Monroe Glitter Glaze- Marie Nicole Designs

So, thats it! A cute little Halloween card that will thrill the recipient when they find out that it GLOWS!

***GIVEAWAY!*** We wanted to have a little fun with our blog hop this week, and give away ONE %25 GIFT CERTIFICATE to the Brutus Monroe store! Just leave a comment on each blog post along the hop to be entered! Winner will be announced on next Wednesday’s blog hop post, November 7th, on the Brutus Monroe blog. Please remember to check back next week to see if you are the winner!

***BONUS ENTRY- Post ANY project you have created in the Brutus Monroe Fan Club group on Facebook with the hashtag,#TrickOrTreatGiveaway! Good luck!

 

KEEP HOPPING!

MARIE

JESS

HEATHER

BERINA

LAUREN

DANIEL

SHARON

WALESKA

 

35 Comments Add yours

  1. Dana Driscoll says:

    Those are the cutest bats ever! Love it! Ok, here i go a hopping!

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  2. CopyCatCards says:

    What an elegant Halloween card, Marie!! I love your sky, the bats are stinkin’ adorable and that cut-out with the shimmer/glitter behind it is just beautiful! AND, I love the striped strip on the side! 🙂

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  3. Penny Schrock says:

    Another fantastic card. Can’t wait to see what the others have made. Thanks for all the inspiration.

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  4. Chelle says:

    Those little bats are adorable! And it’s purple! Purple is my favourite colour… Question, does it glow in the dark? I’ve been looking into glow in the dark embossing powders and things but not sure

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    1. Marie Nicole says:

      Hi, Chelle! YES! This does glow in the dark! I used the Brutus Monroe Glow in the Dark Glimmer Glaze.

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  5. Cathy says:

    That is adorable! Those bats!! 🦇 I love that background with the cutout and the colors are fab!

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  6. Rachel Duong says:

    I love the glitter underneath a pretty flourish and scary bats on top! How fun is that?! Thank you for such great ideas!

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  7. Roberta S. says:

    Beautiful card Marie. I love the background & the glow in the dark panel.

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  8. mrshomebody says:

    Those are the cutest bats ever! Love them!

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  9. Awesome card, great take for a Halloween card!

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  10. Sharon Gullikson says:

    Oh my gosh, the background is very cool with the bats. I never would have thought to put them together. IT WORKS!

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  11. Glennis F says:

    That is such a beautiful card

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  12. Jerrie Mead says:

    Love all that glitter and the fact it is glow in the dark! I need some of that stuff!! Love your cute little bats and colors you used on your card!

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  13. Denise Bryant says:

    Love that background and the bats! Awesome card!

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  14. Bea Swere says:

    Sweet card

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  15. Leanne S says:

    Fabulous card!

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  16. Georgia Blair says:

    Super cute!

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  17. Brenda Kaufmann says:

    Love the back ground color. I wish we could have seen it glow in the dark. Love the card.

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  18. Wilda Todd says:

    Too cute! Especially LOVE the bats!

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  19. Connie Blasi says:

    Those bats are the cutest things. Love the colors

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  20. Jeanie says:

    Love the bats with the whimsical background! Great design and so cute. Makes them look like they are flying.

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  21. Cindy Holmes says:

    Beautiful card! I absolutely hate Bats big time but I have to admit that these Bats are very cute looking!

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  22. Tracy Shultz says:

    Love your card Marie. Purple is my favorite. Your bats are colored so well!

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  23. Robin Lacey says:

    Fantastic or should I say it is “Bat-tastic”!

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  24. Dee Maddox says:

    Love this one Marie. The colors are beautiful!

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  25. Wilda Todd says:

    Loved your card and especially the cute little bat!

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  26. Patricia O. says:

    Love the cute bats! Thanks for sharing!!!

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  27. Earlene Bost says:

    Ooops! That should be cutest bats!

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  28. Earlene Bod says:

    Cutest bags ever. Love your coloring!

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  29. Anny says:

    Awesome card!! And glowing in the dark is bonus!!

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  30. Jennifer Overmoyer says:

    that glitter glaze almost looks like glitter paper!

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  31. Sue D says:

    Love the background for these spooky bats.

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  32. Trudy Neumann says:

    LOVE those little bats. And your background is stunning…what a gorgeous card.

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  33. Kristal says:

    Those little bats are so sweet. I love the purple and black theme!

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