Spooky Cat Quick & Easy Halloween Card

Spooky Cat Quick & Easy Halloween Card

Spooky Cat Quick & Easy Halloween Card

This Stampin’ Up! Spooky Cat Quick & Easy Halloween Card is perfect to create the final card in the cat punch series.  Yay for quick & easy! 

Just start with and A2 card base in Very Vanilla Heavy Cardstock cut at 8.5″ x 5.5″.  Score and fold at 4.25″.  Attach the Basic Black cardstock layer cut at 5.25″ x 4″.  Attach a strip of the Spooky Night DSP cut at 5.25″ x 3/4″ to the far left and place the thin strip of Pumpkin Pie on top.

The Pumpkin Pie focal square is cut at 2 3/8″ x 2 1/4″.  And the Very Vanilla square is cut at 2 1/8″ x 2″.  Punch kitty using the Cat Punch from the 2017 Holiday catalog.  Sponge the edges of the kitty and attach. 

And here is the video tutorial:

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Stampin’ Up! Spooky Night & Cat Halloween Card

Stampin’ Up! Spooky Night & Cat Halloween Card

Stampin' Up! Spooky Night & Cat Halloween Card

I wanted to share this super fun Stampin’ Up! Spooky Night & Cat Halloween Card I made!  This was a color challenge which fit perfectly for the fall season!

I have been having fun with all our color challenges and we would love to have you all submit cards each week.  For now just send the challenge # and your photo with name to admin@creatingforgrace.com

For this card simply start with an A2 card base in Early Espresso cut at 8.5″ x 5.5″.  Score and fold in half at 4.25″.  Add a layer of DSP cut at 5.25″ x 4″.  The Espresso strip is 5″ x 2.5″.  And the So Saffron square is 3.25″ x 3.25″.  Cut the tree DSP and stamp the owl in Early Espresso.  Fussy cut the pumpkins and add the stems in Pear Pizzazz.  Finally add the sentiment.

Remember to make your envelope pretty!

And here is the video tutorial:

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Stampin’Up! Graveyard Gate Bundle Halloween card

Stampin’Up! Graveyard Gate Bundle Halloween card

Stampin'Up! Graveyard Gate Bundle Halloween card

This Stampin’Up! Graveyard Gate Bundle Halloween card was one of our color challenges.  I loved how it turned out so different from the the traditional blacks, purples, oranges, etc…

The color palette I had to work with was Early Espresso, Sahara Sand, Crumb Cake, and Very Vanilla.  But… I really wanted to use that beautiful new detailed gate thinlet die from the 2017 Holiday catalog!  I made it work… lol …

Start with an A2 card base of early espresso cut at 11″ x 4.25″.  Score and fold at 5.5″.  The top sponged layer is sahara sand cardstock cut at 5.25″ x 4″.  I used the Big Shot die cutter to to cut out the detailed gate in early espresso cardstock.  

Next, use a 1″ circle punch on the sticky part of a post it note to create a resist spot for sponging the sky.  I sponged lightly in crumb cake and then added a few streaks of early espresso lightly to the sky.  When you lift away the post it note circle you leave a clean spot ( voila moon!) 

I very carefully cut out the center of the gate.  Then I attached each side to the base and used foam adhesive strips to pop up the center.  Add the lock, key, and sentiment and that’s it!  Remember to make your envelope pretty!

And here is the video tutorial:

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Stampin’ Up! Spooky Cat Witch Hat Halloween card

Stampin’ Up! Spooky Cat Witch Hat Halloween card

Stampin' Up! Spooky Cat Witch Hat Halloween card

Here’s my Stampin’ Up! Spooky Cat Witch Hat Halloween card.  This was a fun color challenge that stretched my creativity. Crushed curry, Perfect Plum, and Cherry cobbler, lol… Hmmmm… Ended up loving the Halloween card I came up with!

It unfortunately doesn’t show up very well, but the Wink of Stella adds just the right touch of shimmer to the potion bottles.  And I also used a black stampin write marker to deepen the color of the witches hat since it was directly against the black cardstock.

For this card start with an A2 card base in black cut at 8.5″ x 5.5″.  Score and fold at 4.25″.  The Crushed Curry layer is 5.25″ x 4″, the Black layer is cut at 5 1/8″ x 3 7/8″, and the white top stamped layer is cut at 5″ x 3.75″

Scatter the potion bottles across the white layer (remember to leave room for your bubbles!) I did fussy cut the hat, but it’s very easy!  Remember to make your envelope pretty!

And here’s the video tutorial:

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Stampin’Up! Halloween Scenes Edgelits card

Stampin’Up! Halloween Scenes Edgelits card

I love this Halloween shadow box card, and the best part is, it’s super easy to create!

Stampin'Up! Halloween Scenes Edgelits card

I started with basic black cardstock for the base, then make sure to cut the square out of the smokey slate layer before running it through the woodgrain embossing folder.  (If you emboss the paper first, remember that when you diecut the square it will smash the embossing!)

Next, Create the frame using the basic gray cardstock, use the same size square from the smokey slate and a bigger one to create the frame.  Attach the tree to the back inside edge of the frame and use dimensionals to pop up the whole smokey slate layer and place the brick background behind the tree.  Add the bat and sentiment…all done!!

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Stampin’Up! Bendy fold card tutorial

Stampin’Up! Bendy fold card tutorial & Video

A friend shared this technique card fold with me quite some time ago.  I know it’s been out there forever, but I had never sat down and played with creating a landscape card like this.  The Halloween scenes thinlet die cuts inspired me to be creative!  And the matching Spooky fun stamp set makes it simply fun!

Stampin'Up! Bendy fold card tutorial

And here is a picture from above so you can see how the bendy fold card comes together!

Stampin'Up! Bendy fold card tutorial

Here is the link to the measurements and the complete assembly instructions PDF:

bendy-fold-card-template

Here is a YouTube video Stampin’Up Bendy fold Card instructions Pt 1:

Here is a YouTube video Stampin’Up Bendy fold Card assembly Pt 2:

 

 

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