One More Halloween Card

While I was playing around with Halloween dsp and stamps, I made one more Halloween-themed card using the sketch over at the RetroSketches site:

I also played with some of the fun Witches Brew Designer Washi Tape, which coordinates so well with the dsp.

Trick or TreatEnjoy your Thursday!  Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Tags 4 You
Ink:  Basic Black, Summer Starfruit
Paper:  Summer Starfruit, Very Vanilla, Witches’ Brew dsp, Silver Glimmer Paper
Embellishments:   Neutrals Designer Buttons, White Baker’s Twine, 1-3/4″ Circle punch, Witches’ Brew Designer Washi Tape


Halloween Happiness — FMS 102

Look at this fun sketch that the wildly talented Cindy Hall has for us at the Freshly Made Sketches site this week:

I decided to turn the sketch on its side and use a fun Halloween-themed stamp called Halloween Happiness.

Pumpkin WishesYou can check out what the other designers made with the sketch at the Freshly Made Sketches site.  We hope you’ll join us and play along this week!

Enjoy your Wednesday!  Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Halloween Happiness
Ink:  Pumpkin Pie, Chocolate Chip, Old Olive, Basic Black
Paper:  Basic Black, Basic Gray, Very Vanilla, Witches’ Brew dsp
Embellishments:  Ovals Collection framelits, Occasions Paper-Piercing Pack, Pumpkin Pie 3/4″ Chevron Ribbon


Creepy Crawly — FMS101

This week we have a fun sketch for you at Freshly Made Sketches from the supremely talented Linda Callahan.  She is not only talented at paper crafting, but I so enjoy her sense of humor.

When I saw the long panel on this sketch, I knew I wanted to use this fun Halloween stamp from the Halloween Bash stamp set.  I colored it with my markers.  I swear I use my markers to ink stamps just as much as I do my ink pads.  I love my markers!

creepy crawlyDid you notice the tiny black scallops along the long panel?  I made them with the new Small Scallop Stampin’ Trimmer Rotary Cutting Blade (say that five times really fast :)).  It is so easy to use, and I love the effect — it’s very subtle and adds just a little extra something-something.

I hope you can make the time to join us at Freshly Made Sketches this week!  The design team has some great inspiration for you at the website here.

Enjoy your Wednesday!  Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Halloween Bash
Ink:  Basic Black, Basic Gray, Summer Starfruit, Pumpkin Pie
Paper:  Basic Black, Basic Gray, Very Vanilla, Witches Brew dsp
Embellishments:  Small Scallop Stampin’ Trimmer Rotary Cutting Blade, Pumpkin Pie 3/4″ Chevron Ribbon, Neutrals Candy Dots



A Batty Halloween Card

Here’s a Halloween card for you today.  I love the bats in the Googly Ghouls set.  I cut three of them out and then popped them up on dimensionals for this card.  I used the Stamp-a-ma-jig for stamping the chevron stripes from the Border Banter set.  It was really easy to get them lined up that way.

Well, we made it to the State Fair yesterday.  My little one was a trooper and even though I could tell she still wasn’t 100%, she kept up with everyone else and had a good time.  Once we got home, my oldest said his tummy really hurt.  Hmmm…wonder if that was due to the Fletcher’s corny dog, the fried cookie dough, the red velvet funnel cake or the sweet potato tornado fries that he had???  😉

Have a great Tuesday, which will feel like Monday to me since yesterday was a holiday for us.  Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Border Banter, Googly Ghouls
Ink:  Pumpkin Pie, Rich Razzleberry, Lucky Limeade, Basic Black
Paper:  Rich Razzleberry, Basic Black, Whisper White
Embellishments:  Googlies, Finishing Touches edgelits, Stamp-a-ma-jig

A Halloween Treat

This is a little treat holder in which a little chocolate bar fits perfectly.  I googled seed envelope templates and found this one, which I loved because you can print out two envelopes on one sheet of card stock.

I hope you’re enjoying your weekend!  Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Googly Ghouls, Toxic Treats
Ink:  Basic Black
Paper:  More Mustard, Basic Black, Very Vanilla, Tangerine Tango, Howlstooth & Scaringbone dsp
Embellishments:  Finishing Touches Edgelits, 1/2″ Striped Satin Ribbon, Decorative Label punch, Googlies

Spooky Creepy Crawly

Here’s a Halloween card for you today.  I love it when Stampin’ Up! offers kits that make my stamping life easier.  The Ghoulish Googlies Designer Kit allows you to make some really easy and cute projects.

Ghoulish Googlies Designer Printed Kit

I also used the Border Banter stamp set to make the sentiment and the pattern at the bottom of the card.  I just cut the strips in half and pieced them together. 

Border Banter Clear-Mount Stamp Set

I chose the colors for this card from the Create with Connie and Mary Color Challenge for this week.

2012 Create Challenges-034

These are my favorite Halloween colors!

Well, I’m ready for a relaxing Saturday with some college football thrown in, lots of laundry, and hopefully some stamping time too.  Enjoy your weekend, and thanks for stopping by!

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Border Banter, Googly Ghouls
Ink:  Basic Black, Pumpkin Pie, Lucky Limeade
Paper:  Rich Razzleberry, Pumpkin Pie, Whisper White, Basic Black
Embellishments:  Ghoulish Googlies Designer Kit, Finishing Touches Edgelits, 2-3/8″ Scallop Circle, Color Spritzer Tool

It Finally Feels Like Fall

Well, we finally got a break from the 100+ degrees temperatures and today it feels like a beautiful Fall day in the 80’s (hey, it IS Texas).  So I finally broke out a Halloween stamp that has been sitting in my stamp room for two months.

I heat embossed the witch image and then sponged some Rich Razzleberry ink on it for the background.  I also pulled out my color spritzer tool and splattered some black ink on the Basic Gray card stock.  Love that tool!

Enjoy the rest of your weekend, and thanks for stopping by!

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Toxic Treats
Ink:  Versamark
Paper:  Very Vanilla, Pumpkin Pie, Basic Gray, Basic Black, Howlstooth & Scaringbone dsp
Embellishments:  Rich Razzleberry 1/4″ Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon, Basic Black 1/8″ Taffeta Ribbon, White Bakers’ Twine, 3/8″ Basics Glimmer Brads, Brights Designer Buttons, Labels Collection Framelits, Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border punch, Bitty Banners Framelits, Festive Paper Piercing Pack, Color Spritzer Tool, Black Stampin’ Emboss Powder, Sponge Dauber