Hero Kids Monster Kit Release Blog Hop

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back today with a project I did with my son (Aiden) featuring THIS new Hero Kids Monster Kit… Aiden and I decided to make Halloween gift bags for his classmates. We started by decorating the monster die-cuts in the kit to create tags for the gift bags. The kit includes markers but Aiden wanted to paint, so he did some marble painting. To do marble painting, temporarily adhere the paper...

Halloween Envelope Treat Sacks

Hello there, crafty friends. I decided to continue the STAMPtember celebration with more inspiration using THIS new release… I make a lot of treat bags during the Holidays and wanted to share an idea with something that we all likely have on hand…envelopes. Simply fill with treats and they make a great treat sack! The first envelope is a long, slimline envelope… I started by white heat embossing a sentiment from THIS stamp set...

Interactive Halloween Cards

Hi, crafty friends. I’m sharing a couple of interactive Halloween cards that I created for my son’s teachers… I started by die-cutting THIS sliding window die out of a patterned paper panel. I adhered a 3.5 x 5 piece of ┬áblack card stock to the bottom inside of the moving window and adhered a circle die to the top with a “pull here” sentiment from THIS stamp set. I added foam tape to the...

Tim Holtz STAMPtember 2019 Collaboration

Hello, crafty friends. I’m a big Tim Holtz fan. His products always inspire me so I was excited to get to play with THIS exclusive collaboration stamp and stencil set for STAMPtember. How fun is THIS stamp set!? THIS stencil that is bundled with it is a must have and I used it on all of today’s projects. For the first card… I started by stamping and then coloring the image with THESE markers....

BOO Bag

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s project share is a bit different. I’m dressing up a plain gift bag for Halloween using some STAMPtember products… I started with ink blending a panel to go behind the die-cut opening. I applied four shades of purple Distress Oxide inks and sprayed water with THIS on top for some texture. I adhered it behind a black die-cut I created with THIS die and THIS die. I sprayed it with...

Picket Fence Studios August 2019 Release

Hello, crafty friends. Picket Fence Studios has a new release HERE and I’ve created a couple projects using some of the new goodies. First up are some Halloween tags… I stamped THESE adorable little trick-or-treaters and colored them in using THESE markers. I used THESE coordinating dies to cut them out and adhered them to tags that I inked up with THIS stencil and THIS ink to create a spooky back drop. Each tag...

Halloween Treat Boxes

Hello and Happy Halloween! I’m sharing some Halloween treat boxes I created for my son’s teachers… I’m a big fan of Lawn Fawn products and I love that they create new products that coordinate with their older products. I used THIS new add on die set along with THIS scalloped box die from a previous release to create these treat boxes. There is a fantastic tutorial HERE by Lawn Fawn that shows how to...

Shaker Window Halloween Treat Bags

Hello. Today I have something a little different for you. I love to make treat bags and I wanted to incorporate a fun shaker element, similar to a shaker card. Here’s what I came up with… I started with three small Halloween gift bags that I picked up at Target in their dollar spot. (Don’t you love the Target dollar spot!?) I traced the inside of the die on the front panel of the...

Ghost Shaker Card

Hello! Today I’m sharing a shaker card featuring THIS adorable stamp set designed by Cathy Zielske for Simon Says Stamp. Isn’t it adorable!? I created this shaker card a bit differently than I normally do after watching THIS video from Jennifer McGuire. She is a creative genius! It makes creating a shaker card so much easier and I love the support the cardstock gives instead of the fun foam. If you haven’t watched it...