Happy Hauntings Punched Pumpkins Halloween Card

by Joanne James24. October 2015 19:57

Yay, it's the weekend! I've had a child-free day today as the James juniors are at Grannies for a couple of days, which has meant a whole day of crafting and lots of things made and ready to share with you for the forthcoming week.

Today I have a fun Halloween card with some paper-pieced pumpkins, inspired by the inspiration over at The Challenge and Curtain Call, where the theme is patterned pumpkins, and The Friday Mashup where they are looking for projects with either a Halloween theme or featuring ribbon, or both (which I managed this week!):


I went with a sketch layout that you've seen me use previously on my reindeer Christmas card here as it was perfect for my paper-pieced pumpkins - take a look:

My card is something of a showcase of the Happy Haunting Designer Series Paper today: I created my base layer using the plaid pattern on a mat of Basic Black and a card base of Tangelo Twist, then for my centre square created a trio of paper-pieced pumpkins, each one featuring a different paper pattern, using my retired small oval punch and a stalk from a punched acorn top. My sentiment is from the 'A Little Something' set, stamped in Memento Black ink and the trio of little pumpkins coloured in with my tangelo Twist Stampin' Write marker. I adhered my central square to my card base using dimensionals, having first added a piece of spider's web doily and retired Tangelo Twist satin ribbon to my corner treatment.

The papers in the Happy Haunting pack are great and not just useful for Halloween - three of the four paper patterns I've used on today's card would work equally well on non-Halloween themed projects.

That's all from me today; back tomorrow with a stunning Christmas creation (even if I say so myself!) for our new challenge over at The Paper Players. Until then, happy stampin'!


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Comments (11) -

MonikaUnited States
10/24/2015 9:33:56 PM #

Such a pretty fall card. Love the punch art pumpkins and the pretty prints on the papers. Thank you for playing along with us at the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge.


Lesley Croghan
Lesley CroghanCanada
10/25/2015 6:50:51 AM #

I love it! This is SO amazing and the pumpkins you created are delightful! Wow, Joanne! Simply superb! Thank you for joining us at The Challenge this week!


Kimberly Wiener
Kimberly WienerUnited States
10/25/2015 8:14:25 AM #

Sweet designs!!  Love this fun card!!  Thanks for joining us at The Challenge!


MarisaUnited States
10/25/2015 11:50:42 PM #

Darling trio of pumpkins and love the bit of webbing in the corner.  Thanks for joining us at The Curtain Call.


10/25/2015 11:51:07 PM #

Darling trio of pumpkins and love the touch of webbing in the corner.  Thanks for joining us at The Curtain Call.


LisaJUnited States
10/26/2015 9:43:43 AM #

Great job mashing up the challenge! I love the DSP you used and your pumpkins look fantastic!

Thanks for playing along with us at The Friday Mashup!


Heidi Baks
Heidi BaksUnited States
10/26/2015 3:37:36 PM #

Ah, very cute!  I love the square layout, the pretty paper, the fun accents in the corner!  Thanks for joining the Friday Mashup this week.


Leigh Penner
Leigh PennerCanada
10/26/2015 6:17:39 PM #

I love your fun patterned pumpkins! Fabulous take on the inspiration photo!


NormaUnited States
10/27/2015 8:15:07 AM #

Cute card Joanne and I like how you added the different DSP pumpkins along with the embelishments on the corner.  Thank you for joining us over at Friday Mashup.


Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
10/27/2015 8:12:19 PM #

CONGRATULATIONS on your WIN!!!!!!  Great card and adore the mix of patterns!  XX


Breelin Renwick
Breelin RenwickUnited States
10/29/2015 2:39:43 AM #

I love the cute punch art pumpkins with the fun spider web and ribbon embellishment!  Thanks for playing along at  Friday Mashup!


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