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Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Tags 4 You, Pumpkins with Witch Hats


Is it a Trick or a Treat ?
no TRICK, just the TREAT of using the Tags 4 You 
stamp set in a new way.

I love the COLOR COMBO as inspired by this week's challenge

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Notice the itsy bitsy spiders on the bottom of the
PUNCH ART PUMPKINS?

It's part of the design on the Treat or Trick stamp
in the TAGS 4 YOU stamp set.
This set includes 4 Holiday Images,plus a 
"To:  From:"  to place on the back of your tags

Tags 4 You Clear-mount Stamp Set

I used a Black marker to ink up the spider and then stamped it onto pumpkin pie and very vanilla card stock before punching the pieces for my pumpkins.


How about those Witch Hats! Fun huh?

Make your own using Modern Medley Designer Paper and the Petite Pennants Builder Punch. Punch the triangles of the hats in desired black and white print. Cut a 1/4" strip measuring about 1 1/2" long. Sponge the edges of the printed pieces with Crumb Cake ink to add some depth before applying the strip to the base of the large triangle. Apply a thin line of glue to the bottom of the large triangle and attach the 1/4" strip. With paper snips ,clip from the bottom outside corner of the strip to the point where the large triangle meets the strip on top ( you will be removing a mini triangle piece ).

Assemble pumpkins by punching card stock using the LARGE OVAL and SMALL OVAL punches. Sponge all pieces with crumb cake ink below assembling together.



Pumpkin Pie, Summer Starfruit and Black markers were used to create the TRICK or TREAT sentiment panel. Just cut around the panel and sponge with Crumb Cake ink.

Now I finally had a chance to play with my NEW 

it's in the Holiday Catalog on pg. 20 (easy to miss seeing it )

This is a really cool marker and much easier to use than I thought it would be.
It's permanent ink, goes on very smoothly yet gives you that chalkboard look.
I knew I wanted to incorporate a spider web in my card and this marker came to my rescue. You can Draw the straight spokes of the web from the upper corner first and then draw in your curved webs starting at the wide end of the web. I really think the black TOP NOTE panel gives the spider web a lot more interest than if it were drawn on just a regular rectangle panel. What do you think?

 

I hope today's card was a TREAT for you!
If you enjoyed this card you may like to see these Halloween projects






7 comments:

  1. Your card rocks Pam!! I'm amazed at all the creativity you used on one card front!! Nice job with the color challenge this week!

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  2. Too cute!! Love those hats on the pumpkins! What a fun and super cute Halloween card! Love it!! Thanks for playing the Create with Connie and Mary Fall challenge!

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  3. Oh my gosh. How cute all of these are. Thanks for sharing.

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  4. The chicks are growing like weeds!! Thanks for the update!! Plus, you are pretty sneaky with that little spider!!! I love it!!!

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  5. What a great idea to make your own web and love the little spiders on your pumpkins! So glad you joined us this week at Create with Connie & Mary!

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  6. LOVE your pumpkins...just too cute! And LOVE how you made your own spider web...FABULOUS job on this! Thanks for joining the Create with Connie and Mary Fall Collection 2013 Saturday Challenge!

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  7. Oh wow! I love all the details on here...the witches' hats on the pumpkins, then hand-drawn web (GREAT idea!) and the Top Note background that I haven't used in ages! Thanks for playing along with the Saturday color challenge with the Create with Connie and Mary Fall Collection!

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