Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Stampin' Pretty Pals October Blog Hop

Thank you for joining us for the Pals Halloween Blog Hop. We hope you enjoy our virtual trick-or treat hop where you will either learn great tricks for your creative projects or enjoy a blog candy treat. 
You should have just left stop number {11} on the Pals Hop Collena Mollema  at http://www.mycraftyhabit.blogspot.com}. If so, you are in the right spot.  If you get off track, the full blog lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all of the amazing creations.

Here are my projects for the hop: Crazy About Candy Corn card and treat topper!

And here is my trick for you: I didn't have any of the new Halloween designer paper, so I made my own designer paper!!! I used a lot of punches to complete these projects, but it was worth it. I cut a piece of Whisper White cardstock and punched circles from my scraps of daffodil delight and pumpkin pie cardstock. I used the tombow multi mono adhesive to adhere the circles to the cardstock in a random fashion. Then I used another one of my favorite tools-The Big Shot and the Square Lattice embossing folder to emboss my cardstock with the colorful circles on it! Now this is not a new technique and I don't know who first thought of it, but thank you. The design and embossing add great texture to the card.
For the bats I used my owl punch and large oval punch.  I love to make and give treats, so a treat topper was the perfect addition to this card.
Here is a list of supplies that I used: Cardstock-whisper white, basic black, pumpkin pie and daffodil delight.  Stamp set: Teeny Tiny Wishes.  Ink: pumpkin pie and whisper white craft.  White gel pen. Punches: Owl, Large oval, modern label, word window, 1/2", 3/4" and 1 inch circle punches.  Bigshot, Top Note Die and the Lattice Square embossing folder.  4x6 Cellophane bags. Dimensionals, Tombow multimono adhesive and mini glue dots.
I also have another trick for you: I staple my treat bag to the inside back of the treat holder
On the inside front of the topper I add glue dots, instead of stapling, which would show on the front.

The next stop is {Lisa Ann Bernard at http://www.queenbcreations.net}, stop number {13} on the Pals Blog Hop! Thanks for visiting – and I hope to see you next month!

Final Blog Hop Line Up List: 
  1. Lynn Kolcun at Stamping with Avery's Owlery 
  2. Angela Curry at Kindred Stampers 
  3. Maggie Mata at Maggie Made Cards 
  4. Kelly DeTommaso at Kelly's Creative Corner
  5. Debbie Crowley at  expressivelydeb... 
  6. Rae Harper-Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts 
  7. Julie Trevett-Smith at The Stampin' Affair! 
  8. Kerry Willard Bray at  Stampgoodness 
  9. Mary Fish at Stampin' Pretty 
  10. Martie Pollard at The Crafty Bandit 
  11. Colleen Mollema at My Crafty Habit 
  12. Lisa Davis at Cherry Street Paper Treats 
  13. Lisa Ann Bernard at  Queen B Creations 
  14. Nicole Watt at Pixel Maven's Retreat 
  15. Nancy Gleason at  My Stampin Space
  16. Beth Beard at  My little craft blog 
  17. Linda Callahan at Stampin' Seasons 
  18. Sherrie Gross at Stampin' Sunshine 
  19. Peggy Noe at  Prettypapercards.com 
  20. Debbie Mageed at  Secret Stamper 
  21. Katy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping 
  22. Susan Itell at Simple Stampin' 
  23. Shirley Sumption at Look at my Cute Stuff 
  24. Sandra Conner at Pretty Provisions 
  25. Carmen Sublasky at The Creative Stamptuary 
  26. Margaret Moody at Margaret Moody


  1. Such cute projects! Love your homemade DSP paper...so worth the time!

  2. Love your "DSP" and the little bats are adorable!

  3. Your DSP is perfect and whimsical, which I appreciate more than scary! Love your BATS!! Great job!

  4. Your "DSP" is fantastic and the owl-bats are so cute. What a great idea with your treat bag.

  5. I've seen that homemade DSP on pinterest alot and keep thinking - I've got to try that! Yours came out so cute!!!

  6. Love the layout/design and colors of the card and treat bag! Bright and awesome! Thanks for sharing!

  7. Your little bat is cute and very clever in creating your own dsp - love it and TFS your tips and for the chance to win blog candy!

  8. Your bats are precious - love the creativity of your dsp and TFS your tips and the chance to win blog candy!

  9. clever ideas. absolutely LOVE your card and treat bag. one for me to CASE. thanks!!

  10. This is fantastic! LOVE what you did with the paper!

  11. Oh How cute I love the Bat, he has his own personality!! lol

    Shirley Pumpkin #23

  12. Just too stinkin cute and love the candy corn treats! :)

  13. Love your homemade DSP - this card is just so bright and cheerful ! One thing I don't do is use staples when I am giving food to kiddos - just too afraid they might accidentally eat one !

  14. cute, cute set! love the colors together.
    hugs, m

  15. I love the bat treat bags Lisa!! Very cute!! You said that you used the large oval punch for the bat wings. Can you tell me how you got the scalloped edges? Thanks!

  16. Very cute treat bags Lisa!! Can you tell me how you made the scalloped edge on the bat wing? Thanks!!


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