Hello friends! I hope you're having a fabulous Halloween week! I've been busy getting Halloween goodies and packages put together to give to teachers, family, and friends (not to mention finding costumes for my kiddos)! I love Halloween, but for some reason, I'm always scrambling at the last minute! ha ha!
My card was created for The Great Cover-Up feature on the Papertrey Ink Blog today, but wanted to share it here as well. Since I took the summer off, I ended up not getting a chance to make any Halloween cards when everything was released! I decided to pull out the fun Spook-tacular Halloween Kit and a few other favorites to create this card!
I came across a DARLING Halloween print on the Kohl's website that featured a jar just like this with some sprigs coming out the top and two primitive Halloween figures. I knew it would be so fun to translate the same idea into a card! Once again, I had JUST THE RIGHT stamps and dies to recreate the look and feel!
To begin, I die cut two particular floral branches using the Sprigs and Sprays die collection and then stamped them in autumn tones using the Sprigs and Sprays stamp set.
The two pumpkins are die cut using the Pumpkin Party dies and then stamped using the coordinating Pumpkin Party stamp set. I wanted to create the look of the Jack-o-lantern glowing, so I die cut the larger one twice, added some yellow ink where the face is, and then popped the stamped pumpkin over the top using foam squares. The smaller, dotted pumpkin is attached to a toothpick and tucked inside the jar.
I die cut the jar using the Spook-tacular Mason Jars Die (these are included in the kit, but are now sold separately using the link I just provided). I added some Spring Rain ink around the edges to give it some color and depth. Once that was done, I got to work creating the sentiment and the backgrounds.
The black background was die cut from True Black cardstock using the Twinkle Die and layered onto a top folding Vintage Cream cardbase using liquid glue. I also added two different strips of Bitty Big: Canyon Clay pattern paper.
I heat embossed the "Happy Halloween" sentiment, which is in the kit, and then die cut it using the cute label die included in the Take Your Place Kit. It is just the right size to fit on the jar and looks just like the one in the original print. I added a cute little spider that is part of the Spooktacular kit as well! I added some glitter and black paint splatter for added detail and a few Moonshine Sequins for some shine! Thanks for fluttering by!