Stampin’ Up! Seasonal Chums

Today’s card was inspired by this week’s MFT Card Sketch Challenge.

Today’s card starts off with Basic Black cardstock with a pattern from the Spooky Nights DSP adhered over the card front.  I then took another pattern and matted it on some Basic Black cardstock and adhered it to the card front.

I then took a panel of Very Vanilla cardstock and matted it on Basic Black cardstock.  I stamped the pumpkin from the Seasonal Chums stamp set in Memento Tuxedo Black ink.  I colored it in using the brand new Stampin’ Blends alcohol-based markers.  I used the Pumpkin Pie, Crumb Cake, and Old Olive markers to color it in.

What I like about the markers after playing with them for a bit is: 1. They can be used with Whisper White paper – no watercolor paper needed; 2. They don’t leave lines when coloring in; 3. They’re forgiving – I’m by no means an expert in coloring and I found them easy to use; 4. A Color Lifter was offered for any “oops” you may make.  As soon as they are available to customers I promise to let you know!

The Stampin’ Blends will be available to all customers to purchase beginning November 1st!!

I fussy cut out the eyes, nose, and mouth of the Jack-o-lantern and cut out a small piece of Daffodil Delight cardstock to adhere to the back of it.  I cut out the pumpkin and the leaves (Old Olive cardstock) using the Seasonal Tags framelits.  I stamped the sentiment in Memento Tuxedo Black ink on a strip of Pumpkin Pie and snipped the end in a banner.



I enjoy having stamp parties in my home, but I realize the majority of you don’t live near me.  So I’m going to be offering my Mailed Stamp Kit.

November’s Mailed Stamp Kit features the Merry Café stamp set.  I am offering two kits depending on what you’re looking for.  Be sure to sign up for you kit by October 26th!

Check out all the details here.


If you do live in the Upstate New York area I would love to have you join me for my November Make & Take party!  We will be making four cards using the Christmas Happiness stamp set.  The cards are $12 or free with a $50 Stampin’ Up! purchase.  You can check out this party and all upcoming parties on my Facebook page.

If you aren’t able to join me in person, this class will be my featured Mailed Stamp Kit class available to order in November (more details to come in November).


From October 1st to 31st, Stampin’ Up! is offering a Buy 3, Get 1 Free sale on 13 different Designer Series Papers, including new ones from the Holiday Catalog.  Click here to open the flyer and see a detailed list of all paper included in this sale.


Use this host code when your order is $50 or more (before shipping and taxes) and receive a free gift from me! If your order is over $150, please do not use this code, but you’ll still get the free gift. The free gift is your choice of any item valued up to $8.00 in the any current catalog. See something you like? Check out my store.

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