Because you're FaBOOlous FF0145

by Joanne James13. October 2023 09:00

Today I have my card for the new challenge over at Festive Friday Card Making and Paper Crafting Challenge


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 used black, silver, spooky sentiment and ghosts and this is what I came up with:


Here's the low-down on today's card:

I have no current Halloween product, so delved into my retired box of favourites for this one! I decided to create a card that has a distinctly Halloween feel, so used some retired silver-foiled black paper and added that to my card base, then added a black strip, onto which I heat-embossed my 'faBOOlous' sentiment in silver from the retired 'Six Sayings' stamp set, bordering this with some silver glimmer paper. To add the fun, spooky feel, I heat embossed a trio of ghosts in white (from the retired 'Holiday Home stamp set) onto vellum, fussy get these and added them to my card 'floating' out of the OO:


How fun! My sentiment was inspired by the famous advertising strapline that the L'Oreal cosmetic brand uses: because you're worth it (cue Jennifer Anniston hair flick!) I will be sending this to my daughter with a few Halloween treats at university - because she is afterall, faBOOlous!

I am also sharing this card over at Inspire.Create Challenges where their current theme challenge is Autumn/Halloween.

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 Card Making and Paper Crafting Challenge Design team:

Enjoy your day; if you're superstitious about Friday 13th, wishing you a lucky one; I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used (current product only):

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

Comments (6) -

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
10/13/2023 2:49:34 PM #

I love this! I got this set recently at a yard sale and I think you've inspired me to ink it up! Love your black & silver creation!

Sharon Hashimoto Burkert
Sharon Hashimoto BurkertUnited States
10/16/2023 1:20:15 PM #

Love it!  The vellum ghosts are so perfect and look like they were made for this stamp.  

Melanie Hungerford
Melanie HungerfordUnited States
10/16/2023 5:22:00 PM #

Those little vellum ghosts are adorable!  Love the black and silver together too, the best Halloween color combination (in my opinion!)

Suzy Hinton
Suzy HintonUnited States
10/16/2023 7:20:46 PM #

Joanne, I love those tiny ghosts. This is a great Halloween card. So glad you joined us for this challenge from Inspire.Create.

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
10/20/2023 8:44:08 AM #

I'm not much of a Halloweener but that stark, monotone colour palette and the ghosts bursting from the OO's are just delightful.

jaydeeUnited States
10/26/2023 2:27:56 PM #

Joanne, I hadn't thought about polka dots and halloween - but they are perfect!  Your little translucent ghosts are fabulous.

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