Oct 15 2018

Happy Halloween – by Holly McMillen

I used to have so much fun with Halloween when our boys were little. Now, it holds little to no meaning, other than the fun memories of all the costumes I made for them over the years and the fun parties they enjoyed in our little rural community. One of my biggest regrets is that I did not save all those Halloween costumes. I had a huge trunk full, all lovingly made by me. And at some point I sold them all, so sadly. Oh, the memories spurred by this card from Holly. Take a look:

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That gorgeous spooky background was created with a stencil and I love the beautiful moon effect.

It’s a fun card that’s flat for mailing, too!

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The pumpkin is colored and die cut while the sentiment is scribbled with the same markers for some added color and POP!

I really like how the pumpkin and sentiment banner extend beyond the card edge just a bit.

You can find Holly’s post on her blog here.

Holly used:

Stamps: Welcome Fall by Stamp Simply Clear Stamps

All Occasion Sentiments SET 2 by Stamp Simply Clear Stamps

Dies: Welcome Fall Pumpkin by Stamp Simply Clear Stamps

Fishtail Sentiment Banners by Stamp Simply Clear Stamps

Stencil: Tim Holtz Layering StencilBirch

Paper: Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Premium Cardstock White

Gray Cardstock

Ink: Memento Ink – Tuxedo Black

(applied with Sponge Daubers)

Pumpkin is Copic colored

Adhesives: Scor Tape, 3D Foam Squares

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Welcome Fall by Stamp Simply Clear Stamps

The stamp set and die set are both available individually or as Combo with extra savings!

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All Occasion Sentiments SET 1 and SET 2 by Stamp Simply Clear Stamps

Holly used SET 2 today, but as you can see, with both of these versatile stamp sets in hand, you’ll be covered for all the yearly holidays and occasions that could possibly arise! This is one of those ‘must-have’ duos!!!

AND they work and coordinate so very well with all of our other sets – total bonus!

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Fishtail Sentiment Banners steel dies by Stamp Simply Clear Stamps

This is a set of 10 nested fishtail sentiment banners designed specifically to fit the variety of sentiments included in all of our Stamp Simply Clear Stamp Sets.

This wonderful variety of sentiment banners will, of course, work so well with sentiments from other manufacturers as well, the BIG PLUS being that a total of 10 dies are included, so you’ll be sure to find just the size you need!

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Tim Holtz Layering StencilBirch used today – spooky results!!!

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2 responses so far

2 Responses to “Happy Halloween – by Holly McMillen”

  1. Barb Bacsa says:

    Love the card. You have a very talented team.

  2. Donna Whitten says:

    What a great Halloween card! Thanks for sharing.

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