Stampin’ Up Happy Halloween

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Today’s Happy Stampers Blog Hop is a color challenge and the colors scream Halloween.

14063753_10210503218565031_380748723465627682_nI actually made two cards today.  I started off with one and even liked the way it looked, but then remembered a technique I had seen that I thought would work really well.

Let’s start with card #1:

I used Basic Black cardstock and then layered some Basic Gray over Pumpkin Pie.  On the Basic Gray I used the Balloon Celebration Cloud to stamp some black clouds and cut out a circle and used the negative to create the moon.

Trick or Treat - Stamp It Up With Jaimie

Next I used the Halloween Treat Stamp Set which I stamped in Archival Black on Pumpkin Pie cardstock and fussy cut out.

I used a tiny hole punch to punch a few holes in the Halloween Treat sentiment to weave through some Black Baker’s Twine.

Trick or Treat - Stampin Up - Stamp It Up With Jaimi

Now on to Card #2:

It’s basically the same card, but I created different clouds.

Happy Halloween - Stamp It Up With Jaimie

Instead of stamping the cloud stamp directly, I stamped the cloud, but then cut it out.  I used the outline to create a stencil to create the bundle of clouds.  I used daubers to stamp above each cloud in the Archival Black.

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Since I changed the clouds, I also decided to change the position of the Baker’s Twine, this time tucking it behind the sentiment.

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Enjoy!!

Now click on the button below to swing on over to Amy‘s blog and see what she created for the color challenge.

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  1. Amy Koenders
  2. Mary Deatherage
  3. Jari Francis
  4. Kristi Davis Gray
  5. Jaimie Babarczy <– You are here

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7 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up Happy Halloween

  1. Oh, wow Jaimie, I love how you created those clouds on both of the cards! They really create a spooky feel to them. Super scary 🙂

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