Welcome to the Stampin’ Pretty Pals’ Blog Hop!
This month, the theme is The Color Purple. We really hope that you will be inspired by all the amazing creations the Pals are sharing with you! Then, you will find the lineup at the end of my post to help you “hop” along from Pal to Pal.
My daughter absolutely loves all things Halloween! I need to get a card, and other things, in the mail to her asap since she lives on the other side of the country. She actually started decorating in September because that’s almost October…you get the picture. Since this is a fun fold card, that means I will also be uploading this to the current Creative Creases Challenge. If you love fun folds as much as I do, this anything goes fun fold challenge is perfect for you!
Here’s my card:
This year, I only need Halloween cards for my daughter, two great-nieces and one great-nephew. Therefore, the only current Halloween supplies I have is this Pumpkin Pie DSP from a paper share I purchased from Brian King, of Stamp with Brian.
Do you notice anything about the DSP I used for the left, inside panel? The “BOO” sentiment goes in one direction and EEEK! goes in the opposite direction. Love it!
Here’s a close-up:
- The Gorgeous Grape base measures 5-1/2 by 8-1/2 inches. It’s scored at 2-1/8 and 4-1/4 inches.
- The inside piece of Them Bones DSP (designer series paper) measures 4-1/8 by 5-3/8 inches.
- The DSP for the flaps measures 2-5/8 by 5-3/8 inches. I used a piece of Them Bones DSP (shown above) and a piece of Gorgeous Grape 6 x 6 inch DSP.
- Trim a piece of the Gorgeous Grape DSP to 6 by 2-1/2 inches for the envelope flap.
- Punch a 1-inch circle of Them Bones DSP and run it through the XYRON create-a-sticker for the envelope seal.
- I used the Trick or Treat panel trimmed from the DSP. You can see that whole 12 x 12 sheet below.
- I trimmed a piece of black cardstock to 1/8 inch larger than the Trick or Treat DSP because the back of the DSP didn’t really go with the colors I used.
- I used cardstock scraps for the white inside panel and the Gorgeous Grape letters.
My No-Stamping Assembly:
- Tie a piece of the gingham ribbon around the Gorgeous Grape DSP.
- Add dimensionals to the back of that piece of DSP and adhere to the front panel of the card. Since the card is bulky and with the addition of dimensionals, it will require additional postage.
- Adhere the Halloween DSP to the inside panels of the Gorgeous Grape DSP.
- Emboss a piece of white cardstock using the dots folder from the Basics Embossing Folders set available as an online exclusive.
- Using the Alphabet a la Mode die set, I cropped three sets of letters and the exclamation mark, including those little, tiny, tiny dots.
- Next, I using multipurpose liquid glue to stack the sets of letters on top of each other. I wanted some dimensional, but I didn’t want to have to use dimensionals to accomplish that.
- Use multipurpose liquid glue to attach the letters to the white cardstock, which gets adhered to the white panel.
- When placing the white panel on the inside of the card, make sure that it is covered by the Trick or Treat panel. You don’t want that sticking out.
- With that, I’d completed this coordinated card, envelope, and envelope seal set.
Back to the Pals’ Blog Hop:
More inspiration awaits, so use the lineup below to visit the rest of the Design Team. Then, please mark your calendars for our next blog hop next month (second Wednesday), when our theme will be Home for the Holidays.
Until then, have fun in your craft space.
- Mary Fish at Stampin’ Pretty
- Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
- Melissa Seplowitz at The Stamping Ninja
- Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
- Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
- Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stamping Habit
- Deb Walker at Deb Stamps Life
- Rae Harper Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
- Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
- Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
- Debbie Mageed at Secrets to Stamping
- Sue Jackson at Just Peachy Stamping. <<<— YOU ARE HERE!
- Stesha Bloodhart at Stampin’ Hoot!
- Su Mohr at Aromas and Art