Halloween Boo To You FF120

by Joanne James14. October 2022 08:00

Today I have my card for the new challenge over at Festive Friday. 


The challenge that we are celebrating this week is 'Halloween' which is on October 31st. Remember the fun thing is that at Festive Friday you do not need to actually celebrate the occasion; your goal is to simply use three or more items from the inspiration list on your project. This week I bowed to the theme and used pumpkin, orange, stars, black and ghost and using the sketch layout over at Try Stamping on Tuesday this is what I came up with:


 Here's the low-down on today's card:

My card started out with the starry and pumpkin/ghost patterned paper from the 'Celebrate Everything' hostess designer series paper pack - these papers really are the pack that keeps on giving with a pattern for every occasion! Normally I wouldn't mix two such bold papers, but the yellow stars on the pumpkin/ghost sheet mean the two work together perfectly. I used my Pumpkin Pie Stampin' Blends markers to colour the pumpkins on the designer paper instead of leaving the whole design white - I love that you can do this! - and I added these papers to my cardbase, then used a strip of black glimmer paper and a collection of diecuts (all retired - Boo to You, Harvest Hellos, Apple Punch and Stitched Stars Dies) to create a focal point that picked out the detail of the papers:


Cute, right?! I really wanted to stamp 'trick or treat' on the orange banner, but could I find a retired stamp anywhere in my collection with those words? Nope. I'm sure there's one here somewhere ... I just have to find it!

I am also linking this card up with the lovely ladies over at SUO Challenges where their theme is 'Halloween' currently too. 

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

How does our board inspire you? I can’t wait to see what YOU create! For more inspiration, be sure to visit the rest of the Festive Friday Challenge Design team:

Ann Schach
Beth McCullough
Sharon Hashimoto Burkert - off this week
Melanie Hungerford
Helen Jennings
Melva Peters
Diane Evans
Joanne James

Enjoy your day and I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.


Comments (8) -

AnnUnited States
10/14/2022 11:31:24 PM #

Oh, Joanne! What a cute card! I love the mix of designer papers. Coloring the one with blends is a fabulous idea. And who can resist the black glitter paper! A perfect Halloween card for sure! Have a wonderful weekend!

Diane Evans
Diane EvansCanada
10/20/2022 1:56:25 PM #

Joanne, what an amazing card.  There are so many amazing elements to it.  Love it

Heather Heroldt
Heather HeroldtUnited States
10/23/2022 7:40:51 PM #

This is so awesome, Joanne - what great extras to that DSP!  And I always forget to pull out my sparkly black paper - how great it looks here!  Thanks so much for playing at SU Only!

Beth McCullough
Beth McCulloughUnited States
10/24/2022 8:13:04 PM #

So very cute Joanne!  That Celebrate Everything DSP is so versatile, I think everyone needs it in their stash! Smile

jaydeeUnited States
10/24/2022 8:48:23 PM #

Joanne, I love your multi-layered card.  The touch of sparkle is the perfect finishing touch.  Perfect Halloween card

Cindy Coutts
Cindy CouttsUnited States
10/24/2022 10:01:07 PM #

Wow, Joanne! Such a great, edgy design that i'm so grateful you shared with us. Thank you so much for joining us at SUOChallenges.com and we hope to see you again tomorrow for our new coloring challenge.

Angel Shaver
Angel ShaverUnited States
10/24/2022 10:21:41 PM #

I love the way you featured dies/bigger images of all the images on the patterned paper.  The glimmer paper really draws you in and makes this card extra special.  Fun Halloween card.

Christy Stanford
Christy StanfordUnited States
10/25/2022 4:47:43 AM #

Such a fabulous card, Joanne!  I love the glimmer paper and how it adds so much sparkle, and the star die cut is a great tie-in to the patterned paper.  Thanks for playing along with us at SUO Challenges!

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