Scary Apothecary

Painting with Fireworks

by Mary Prasad

Handmade Halloween card featuring hand painted apothecary bottles and the sentiment "Eat, Drink and Be Scary" made with Fireworks! Sprays by Mary Prasad.

Lots of artists use water based inks to paint with. Because they have such great sparkle, I decided to use Fireworks! Sprays to help create this shimmery Halloween card. Full instructions (and better views of the shimmer!) in the video below.


  • Taylored Expressions – Toil & Trouble, Apothecary Shelf stamps and dies
  • Doodlebug – Boos + Brews 6×6 paper pad
  • Cardstock – white, black
  • Vellum
  • Black fine-line pen
  • Seam binding
  • Metal Embellishment
  • Paint brush – fine tip
  • Palette (optional)
  • Water
  • Acrylic block
  • Die cut machine
  • Dimensional adhesive
  • Ink Scrubber



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