Stampin’ Up Happy Halloween


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.

Happy Halloween - Stamp It Up With Jaimie - Stampin Up

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

Happy Halloween - Stampin Up - Stamp It Upw With Jaimie


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


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



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