The first, of course, is the Easel Card. We have an Easel Card Tutorial on the 3D and Fun Folds CD.
Second, the background is the Zig-Zag Technique. This can be found on the Stampin' Companion CD. The background was straight lines when I started!
Finally, I colored the image with both Chalk Pastel Pencils and Colored Pencils. A tutorial for using Blending Chalk Pastel Pencils in the June 2011 issue of the Technique Junkie Newsletter. When I was done, I swiped the piece with Antique Linen and Black Soot Distress Inks. Here's a close up of the coloring:
No Halloween card it worth it's salt without a spider, right? I had some fun with the buttons, too!
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