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A Season to Sparkle starts with Halloween

I just had to create another Halloween card inspired by the Hand Stamped Sentiment color challenge of Fresh Fig, Pumpkin Pie and Lemon Twist.  I used the chandelier and other elements from the Season to Sparkle stamp set to create my card.

I sponged Fresh Fig, Pumpkin Pie and Lemon Twist on glossy white card stock.  The chandelier is die cut from basic black.  The jeweled swag, bird and spider were stamped with Momento Black and die cut from whisper white.  The jewels were colored with an Aqua painter then colored with Clear Wink of Stella .  To make it all sparkle I added basic rhinestones and topped with a Lemon Twist bow.

Stampin Up Season to Sparkle Chandelier Halloween card

Go to Hand Stamped Sentiments and see more inspiration from the design team.

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A Season to Sparkle Halloween Card

Card Size:  5.50″ H x 4.25 W

Stamp Sets:  Season to Sparkle

Paper:  Card stock:  Whisper White, White Glossy cardstock, Fresh Fig, Pumpkin Pie

Ink: Momento Black, Fresh Fig, Pumpkin Pie, Lemon Twist

Accessories:  Chandelier Thinlet dies, Basic Rhinestones, Aqua painter, In Color Bitty Bows






Spooky Among The Branches

My card this week is inspired by the latest Hand Stamped Sentiments sketch challenge.  I created my card with Among the Branches Stamp Set and Woodland Textured Impressions Embossing Folder bundle.  My card was also inspired by the card on page 39 of the Holiday mini catalog.

Stampin Up Halloween card

I embossed Basic Gray card stock with the Woodland Textured Impressions Embossing Folder and stamped the bird and eye images.  I also used a Spider Web doily.  I stamped the greeting with Pumpkin Pie and adhered to the center of the doily web with dimensionals.  For added sparkle I spread Dazzking Details allover the background.  I also added basic rhinestones to the edges of the doily.

We’d love to see how this sketch inspires you.  Go to Hand Stamped Sentiments to see more inspiration!

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Spooky Among the Branches Card

Size:  5.50″ w x 4.25″ h

Stamp Sets:  Among the Branches

Paper:  Cardstock:  Basic Gray, Whisper White

Ink:  Momento Black, Pumpkin Pie

Accessories:  Woodland Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Basic Rhinestones, Dazzling Details, Happy Haunting Designer Washi Tape, Spider Web Doilies, retired 1/4″ Pumpkin Pie grosgrain ribbon


Haunted House Happy Birthday Halloween Card

This week’s color challenge of Tangerine Tango, Island Indigo and Early Espresso at Hand Stamped Sentiments inspired me to make this birthday card for my father.  His birthday is on Halloween so every year I make card for him.  My card is based on the gate fold card.  I marked 1″ on the top and on the side then cut the top at an angle for the roof.  I used the Large Scallop Edgelits Die for the shingles and sponged around the edges of the card with Early Espresso to add some spooky shadowing.

To add dimension to the bat, booo, and sentiment I embossed them.

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Stampin' Up! Color Challenge Early Espresso, Island Indigo, Tangerine Tango

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Haunted House Birthday Card

Size:  4.25″ W x 5.5″ H (closed)

Stamp sets:  Toxic Treats, Wicked Cool, Ghoulish Googlies

Ink:  Island Indigo, Early Espresso

Paper:  Tangerine Tango, Island Indigo, Early Espresso

Embellishments:  Big Shot, Woodgrain Textured Impressions folder , Chevron Textured Impressions folder, Peekaboo frames Bigz L Die, Large Scallop Edgelits Dies, Clear Iridescent embossing powder, Clear embossing powder, Googlies, Sponge Dauber, Basic Rhinestones (colored with Sharpies), Pumpkin Pie Glimmer Brads, white Baker’s Twine (sponged with Early Espresso)

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