Thursday, August 28, 2014

#TBT Altered Halloween Journal

Hello everyone!  Today I have a really whimsical project perfect for the Halloween season! (I am thinking ahead I know! lol!) 
 Halloween is so fun, and October just makes me want to watch horror movies and read scary stories...even though normally I'm too afraid!   If you like listening to Halloween music, you can click HERE to listen to a really cool playlist full of spooky songs! :)

Anyway, I decided to deck out a composition notebook and make a cute little Mini bag and tag for my project!

Recipe: (Composition Notebook)
Recipe: (Tag and Bag)

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Too Cute to Spook Card

Denise here with Queenbee Designs bringing you a cute and super simple
Halloween card  featuring the A Jillian Vance Design
Pumpkin Punnies Stamp & Die Set.

~ AJVD Pumpkin Punnies Stamp Set
~ AJVD Spooky Stamp Set {Retired}
~ DCWV Spooky Time Mat Stacks
~ Recollections 5" x 5" Card & Envelope
~ Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad
~ Purple Ribbon
~ Brads

Don't forget to check out the rest of the Design Team 
projects for the week.

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Monday, August 25, 2014

You Have Me In Stitches Halloween Card

AJVD, Whimsie Doodles, Kecia Waters, Copic markers

 Good Monday to you all!  Kecia Waters on the blog today, and I'm delighted to share with you my first Halloween card of the season.  I love to make Halloween cards because of all the fun color combinations and fun images. 

Today, I am sharing a card I made using the new AJVD stamp set "Frank N Candy" designed by Whimsie Doodles.  Isn't "Frank" the cutest?!

To make this card I stamped "Frank" from the set "Frank N Candy" with Memento Tuxedo Black onto X-Press it cardstock.  I colored the image with Copic markers and then cut around the image with detailed scissors.

Whimsie Doodles, Kecia Waters, Copic markers

 I then pop-dotted Frank onto a piece of patterned paper from K&Company, framed with black cardstock.  The main card panel is made with white cardstock.  I simply stamped the sentiment, also from "Frank N Candy", with Versafine Onxy Black.  I also stamped the stitches along the bottom third of the card, also from "Frank N Candy", also with Versafine Onxy Black.  A black button tied with Baker's Twine put the finishing touch on this CAS card.

AJVD Stamps:

Other Supplies:
Copic markers, X-Press It cardstock, button, Baker's Twine, patterned paper from K&Company, Memento Tuxedo Black, Versafine Onxy Black

Thank you so much for visiting the AJVD blog today!  Keep checking back to see more fall/Halloween inspiration creations.  

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Friday, August 22, 2014

Celebrate Halloween Card

Halloween candy is out in force in the stores, so I guess it's time to get some Halloween cards done, right? Please pass the candy corns!

My card today  features the Halloween Greetings stamp set, a fun set of phrases in various fonts. I also used two die sets, the fabulous Banner {die}tails dies and the little label in the Vintage Frame set.
Celebrate Halloween Card by Beth Pingry
Celebrate Halloween Card by Beth Pingry
I die cut and embossed the Banners, then inked the edges. I used 3D Foam Squares to give them dimension. The patterned paper is framed by a 3D Foam Frame with black glitter.

"Celebrate" is stamped in white ink and then clear embossing powder. You can see the stitching details in the die too.

Super fun and pretty easy to make! Will you be making Halloween cards this year?

I used these supplies:
Halloween Greetings Stamp set
Halloween Greetings
vintage frame die
Vintage Frame Die Set

Banner Dietails die set
Banner {die}tails Die Set
Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L: 3D Foam Frames, 3D Foam Squares, Thin 3D Foam Frames, E-Z Dots Permanent
Clearsnap:  Mixed Media Inx Black, Colorbox Pigment Frost White ink
Sparkle N Sprinkle: Black Ice Glitter
Stampendous: Clear Embossing Powder
Authentique: Thrilling Collection patterned papers
Black cardstock

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Happy Harvest Card

Denise here with Queenbee Designs bringing you a simple
fall card  featuring the A Jillian Vance Design
Leaves & Petals Die Set  and Happy Harvest  Stamp Set
by Becky Schultea Designs.  Notice that I creased the leaf on
the score lines to give it some dimension so it doesn't lay flat
on the card.   I used Glossy Accents to adhere it to the paper.

Side View:

~ DCWV Harvest Gathering Mat Stacks
~ Recollections 5" x 5" Card & Envelope
~ Memento Cocoa Black Ink Pad
~ Tim Holtz Walnut Distress Ink Pad
~ Espresso Crinkle Ribbon
~ Misc Embellishments

 I hope you love these sets as much as I do…..the creativity with
them is endless!

Don't forget to check out the rest of the Design Team 
projects for the week.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Mini Halloween Cards

Hi all. Vera here today. I know we're still a couple months away from Halloween, but since this week theme is fall or Halloween, I thought why  not do a couple mini Halloween cards. Especially when I have a cute set to play with. :)

I thought this {die}verse Halloween Tags Stamp & Die Combo is such a fun set. I didn't use the tag die on this card, because I want to focus on the stamp images. I especially love the cat one. And, I am not a cat person! Hah... ;)

To create the orangey moon, I mixed Stampin' Up! Yoyo Yellow and Hero Arts Soft Cantaloupe. Then I added some glitters using Ranger Ice Stickles for fun.

That's all for me for today. Hope you have a great humpday!

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014


Hi Ya'll it's Melyssa here and I'm back to share some Halloween cards with you.  The first card is just bursting at the seams with candy corn!! I also created the border with the stitching stamp. I coloured the little Frank image and cut him out to adhere him to the inside of the (after I stamped the sentiment)
For this card I used the muffin stamp and heavily embellished it with sequins die cut stars and twine.  The cut out star was created by cutting the small star then centering a larger star over the empty star space and die cutting again. 
 This guy was really fun to make since I love cupcakes and so does he.  I drew the little pumpkin face on his t-shirt  with a black Copic multi liner. The pattern papers are from a Halloween theme Project Life pack.
Copic Markers
Dies-Banner: A Jillian Vance Design, Stars: Spellbinders
3D Foam Squares- Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L
Wood veneer stars- Studio Calico

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