Friday, September 16, 2016

Halloween Fun Card

I got my idea for this fun Halloween card from the 2016 Holiday Catalog.  But it isn't a card in the catalog, it's a treat bag!  This is an example of how you can take a picture from the catalog (or anywhere) and change it up slightly to make it your own.

Here is the photo from page 52 of the catalog:

Just a few simple changes and I have a great card to send to someone.  The base card is Basic Black and measures 4 1/4" x 11", scored at 5 1/2" to make a vertical card.  The orange grid paper from Halloween Night Specialty DSP (page 51) is cut to 4' x 4 1/2".  The striped paper is 3/4" x 4" and the polka-dot banner is 4" x 2 1/2".  All three papers are from Halloween Night DSP.

I used the gray and black Baker's Twine from the Halloween Night suite.  The scene was created with the Spooky Fun Stamp Set and Halloween Scenes Edgelits Dies.  They come in a bundle at a 10% discount!

More fun on the inside!  The sentiment in Old Olive and spider/web in Memento Tuxedo Black are just about as scary as I get on Halloween :-)  Kind of light-weight spooky fun!

So be sure to use your catalog as a springboard for great ideas.  There are tons of creative ideas just ready for you to get started.

Have you checked out the Clearance Rack lately?  

If you haven't, click HERE and look at it right now.  Stampin' Up! has very recently updated their clearance items and they have so many great bargains for you now.  But supplies are only "while they last."  You can get up to 60% off on many items.  Here is a small graphic to show you some of the newly posted items:

As you can see, there is everything from embellishments to ribbon, from punches to embossing folders, stamp sets to kits.  

One more thing ~
Special Offers are back for one more week!

This week you can pick up the Layering Ovals Framelits at 25% off!  And there are nine different kits that are on sale, also at 25% off.  Click HERE to view and order this week's Special Offers.  But only till Sept. 21st, then they will be back to regular price.

That's it for now.  Have a great Friday and a wonderful weekend.  I'll be back with a Merry Monday Christmas card to share with you.  Until then,

Have fun stamping and crafting!


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