Thursday, October 13, 2016

Voodoo Doll Monochrome Card (LMMS Inspiration)

Hi everyone! :o)

It's Little Miss Muffet Stamps Inspiration Week and I made this CAS (clean and simple), Voodoo Doll Monochrome Card. :o)

For this card I used cute LMM's Forgotten Scraps 'Voodoo Misschief' digital stamp. There are more Voodoo characters in LMMS shop and you can find them all here. Just perfect for Halloween cards. :o)

I also used two fonts I downloaded from dafont, 1942 Report Font and Impact Label Font. Love these two!! :o)
Important: Read licences before downloading.

How I made this card...

I made a layout on my computer (the image and word 'happy') and printed it out on a white cardstock base. I watercolored the ground and dried it with a heat tool.

I printed one more image on a watercolor paper and colored him with Distress Inks in watercolor technique. After I was finished with coloring, I fussy cut him out, colored edges with black marker and glued him on the card base, over the printed image (paper piecing).

Then I printed word 'Halloween' on a white cardstock paper scrap, cut it out, colored edges with black marker and got lovely label, as if I had label maker. Awesome!! I love label maker font and was planing to buy label maker, but with this font and printer, that's really unnecessary. :o)

I also love typewriting machine font, i.e. 1942 Report Font, which I used for word 'happy'. I do have typewriting machine and did tried it before I made the layout, but it's small and it was not pleasant to my eye when I was planning the layout, so I decided to go with the digital font. I use typewriting machine to make labels for my craft supplies. Love it so much!!! :o)

I glued 3-D foam on the label and placed it on the card.

Firstly, heart of the voodoo doll was colored in red. After I assembled the card, I didn't like it at all. I tried to cover red with black marker and I made it worse. I went with more paper piecing. I printed one more image on the watercolor paper and fussy cut the heart out. Then I colored the heart and stitches with Distress Inks in watercolor technique, dried it, colored edges with black marker and glued it on the image. Better. :o)

Lastly, I glued two black enamel stickers on the card and covered eyes (buttons) and heart with gloss resin to create glossy accents and my card was finished. :o)

Card dimensions: 98 mm x 133 mm (3 7/8" x 5 1/4")

List of supplies:
  • LMM's Forgotten Scraps 'Voodoo Mischief' digital stamp
  • 1942 Report Font
  • Impact Label Font
  • white cardstock paper
  • watercolor paper
  • Create a Smile 'Neat & Neutral' enamel stickers (black)
  • Ranger's Archival Ink (Jet Black)
  • Tim Holtz's Distress Inks
    • Hickory Smoke
    • Black Soot
  • Stabilo Fibre Tip Pen (Markers), Black 68/46
  • Stabilo Fine Liner (0.4), Black 88/46
  • Staedtler Lumocolor permanent black pen S (superfine) 0.4 mm
  • UHU liquid glue
  • Gloss Resin Super Clear
  • 3-D foam tape, 2 mm thick
  • Fiskars High Precission Personal Paper Trimmer
  • printer
  • Marabu fine rounded paint brush no. #0
  • Marabu fine rounded paint brush no. 3/0
  • Marabu fine rounded paint brush no. 5/0
  • Ranger Heat It Craft Tool
  • crafting needle
  • scissors
  • water
  • paper towels

I hope you liked my card for today and got inspired. :o)

I'm entering my card to following challenges:
Note: bold text and challengbadge (if any) are direct links to the current challenge and blog badge (if any) is a direct link to blog or challenge home page.

1) Addicted to CAS, Challenge #98 - Watercolour
This is my 2nd entry to this challenge.

2) Cards und More Challenge Blog, Challenge #169 - Watercolour

3) Cards und More Shop Blog, Challenge no. 5 - Anything Goes
This is my 3rd entry to this challenge.
4) CASology, Week 219: Spooky
This is my 1st entry to this challenge.

5) Stempelküche, Challenge #55 - BOOOH

Thank you for visiting and your kind feedback. Enjoy and smile! :o)



  1. wow.. this card is so so so so super :-) love the CAS-style :-) really! vielen Dank fürs Mitmachen bei unserer Stempelküche-Challenge

  2. Oh my goodness, this is truly spooky & scary!

    Thanks for joining us at CASology :)

  3. Whoa, that is one spooky image! I love all the white space and minimal colors...keeps it very CAS! Thanks for joining us at CASology!

  4. Hey Milka!! I totally love your card. Super clean and simple and the use of the different fonts is awesome. Nicely done. Thank you so much for playing with us this week at CASology.

  5. Wow, love your CAS-Halloween-Mix, what a cool and spooky card! Thanks for playing with us at Stempelküche-Challenge (and for your nice comment)!

  6. so spooky! Thanks for joining us at Stempelküche-challenge! Hugs,Beate

  7. Such a fun card and I love the simplicity - it makes the image and sentiment stand out nicely. :)

  8. your cas card is awesome, love it !!! what a lovely creation made for LMMS, hugs, Marion

  9. Genijalan je! Ja ne mogu izvuć ništa monochrome, ali tebi je super uspjelo. :)

  10. My absolute Favourite! Love the awesome Digi Stamp!!!
    Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Cards und More Shop Blog.
    Hugs Katrin

  11. The Digi stamp is sooooo awesome!
    Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Cards und More Shop Blog.
    Hugs Janine

  12. Cute. Thank you for playing along with us at Cards Und More Shopblog



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