Thursday, October 15, 2020

Third Thursdays Blog Hop - Halloween & Autumn Hues

Welcome once again to our Third Thursdays Blog Hop! This month our theme for the hop is Halloween & Autumn Hues! Our posts will feature projects related to Halloween and/or Autumn Hues. Please keep in mind that Autumn Hues in the Northern Hemisphere look different from those in the Southern Hemisphere.
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My project is an alternate design of a "Merry Catmas" card I made, featuring the Menagerie Mix-Up Photopolymer Stamp Set, for World Card Making Day earlier in the month. I've used the same layout, but changed the colors and theme, to create a "Happy Meow-loween" card. The card below is the "Merry Catmas" card. (You can get PDF instructions with a video link showing how to make my "Merry Catmas" card - plus ELEVEN more cards -  when you make a purchase from me during October, using my Host Code JGRCNG9Z)

I used the same Playful Alphabet Dies to change the greeting, and because it's Halloween, I used a little silver bone from the Playful Pets The Black & White twine comes in the same Playful Pets Trim Combo Pack as that Red & White ribbon shown on the "Merry Catmas" card. So, you can use a lot of the same supplies.

On my "Merry Catmas" card, I used the Playing with Patterns Designer Series Paper for the die cut letters. That paper stack has a lot of different colors in it, so you might be able to use it for this card as well...PLUS it's on SALE through the end of October! For my "Happy Meow-loween" card, I just used Basic Black Cardstock, since I was already using it for a background layer. I was concerned the extra thickness of the cardstock, along with the Foam Adhesive Sheet I used to back the cardstock, might be more difficult to die cut. But my NEW Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine rolled through it smoothly. If you don't have that yet, I *highly* recommend it. It works SOOOOO much better with our dies and supplies than other makes and models of die cutting machines.

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NEXT UP: Head over to see Jan's Halloween/Autumn projects!

  OCTOBER 2020 Third Thursdays Blog Roll:
Kimberley Morris YOU ARE HERE
Jan Musselman
Susan Webster
Anne Marie Hile
Angie McKenzie

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  1. Oh my goodness, now I NEED that stamp set! SO stinking cute Kimberley. Squee! I love the play on words, too. From one kitty lover to another, your projects are purr-fect!

  2. Both of these cards are so adorable! I just love the little cat faces. So clever too. Thanks for the inspiration!

  3. These are so cute and clever use of the letters for creative sentiments. Bonus points to you.

  4. Too cute!!! You were just too clever with your sentiments. LOVE 'EM!


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