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Toil & Trouble - Fall Blog Hop with Canvas Corp Brands

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Hi everyone and welcome to my project for the Fall Blog Hop featuring some of our favorite Canvas Corp Brands products. 

Today I am creating a Halloween card, but I am taking it a step further...I decided to take it a step further and share with you how I decorate the inside of my cards as well as create matching envelopes.


The designer paper I am using today is from 7gypsies and it is the Wicket Gypsy Collection.  The 12 x 12 paper is called Costume Ball. It is the perfect weight for an envelope and has designs on both sides. 

Be sure to check out my video below so that you can see how i created this card and matching envelope.





The sentiment I used is from my Literature Quotes Digital set that can be found in my Etsy shop.  I also used some Halloween Clipping Stickers, a word band and an iron Fence Findings piece from Architextures for my background. 



I also finished off the inside of my card using some of the same designer paper from 7gypsies as well as a matching envelope. 



To Create my …

Fall Guest Checks Printables

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Hi everyone! I wanted to share with you my latest addition to my shop. These are Vintage inspired Restaurant Guest Checks decorated up for Fall. 
These are so fun and can be used for card making, Scrapbooking or any Fall occasion. You can even cut the corners and turn these into tags for little Fall gifts. 



These are ready to print on an 8" x 5" paper and you will get 2 of each design.  Don't have a printer? Request a special order through my etsy shop and I will print and mail these to you directly.

Thanks for stopping by!


Friday Freebie - Arsenic Label

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Hi everyone. Today I am sharing a label that is great to use in your Halloween Decorating. This Label is a JPG and can be resized to meet your crafting needs.  





The original was found over at the Graphic Fairy, but I modified the other two to give you some color options. 

To down load these, just click on the image and save to your computer. If you do decide you can't live without these and download them, please leave me a note and let me know you stopped by.

Happy Crafting!


Friday Freebie...on Monday

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Hi everyone! It is my second week for my Friday Freebie and I am already behind schedule. I was out of town and just had not had a chance to post my freebie.

I am still in a coffee theme mood, so I am sharing with you a fun tag that can be used for those coffee lovers at Christmas time. 

To down load this freebie, just click on the JPEG below and save it to your files. This JPEG can also be resized.  Better yet, cut off those corners to create your TAG design.

Be sure to check out my Etsy shop for other digital images. I will soon be adding more holiday theme's ones, so save my shop as a favorite so that you will be notified of my new listings. 



As always, I ask that you do not sell or share this image, but refer family and friends to this post if they also wish to download this Freebie.  If you do decide to save this for your personal use, please leave me a comment below to let me know you stopped by.
I hope you enjoy this week's freebie (well really last week's.)

Friday Freebie - Successful Woman

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Happy Friday! I have recently started creating digital images and sentiments and I want to share with you all. So I thought I would start a Friday Freebie series. 

To start the series I thought I would share a sentiment that many of us can relate to..Coffee!

To download this sentiment, just click on the image below and save to your computer.  Please leave me a comment to let me know you stopped by.  Also, if you create with this image, please credit back my blog so that others may enjoy my freebies.



If there are any specific types of sentiments you are hoping for, just leave your wish list in your comment and I will see what I can do.  

Don't forget to check out my etsy shop which also has some great printables that are perfect for your creations.

Thanks for stopping by.




7 Days of Halloween - Day 7 More Zombies!

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Hi everyone and Happy Friday! Today is my last day in my 7 days of Halloween series. It has been a lot of work, but I have had a lot of fun on the way. So many of you have been so kind and have left me some lovely comments on my You tube channel and I want to thank you for that. 

You can check out my process video below where I walk you through the steps in putting together this Zombie card breaking out of a brick wall. 



I used a masking technique and texture paste to get the results you see. The blood splatters were created using Distress stain and my zombie was colored up using some copic markers. 



I loved this technique so much I created a second zombie card.



I just love the sentiment on this one. 

Be sure to check out the videos over on you tube. I will be giving away one of the stamp sets that I used in my series this week, but you need to comment on all my videos in the series.

I have provided a list of products along with links to the stores sharing the products I used for this card.

7 Days of Halloween - Day 6 Layering

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Welcome to day 6 of my 7 days of Halloween series. Today we will be layering a card using some stamps, ephemera, stickers and remnant rubs.


Layering is definitely one of my favorite techniques, but I know a lot of you have trouble covering up some of your images.  You can watch my process video below and hopefully it will give you some ideas for your layered cards. 



The stamp set is from Inkadinkadoo and is a great set for a chemistry theme'd card.  I also created some of my own ephemera using a lab book I found in a thrift store along with a vintage chemistry book.  



Be sure to pop over to my etsy shop to check out some of this fun Chemistry lab ephemera.

I provided a list of the products I used to create this card below. Thanks for stopping by. 


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7 Days of Halloween - Day 5 Skeleton X Ray

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We are at day 5 of my 7 days of Halloween. Today we are using one of the new products from Tim Holtz called Alcohol Lift ink.  This product works with your alcohol inks and gives you a great result.


I used some dark colored alcohol ink for my skeleton background as I wanted to lift some of it up to make it look like an X-Ray.  If you want to see my process video, you can click on the link below. 


I created several panels and used one of the panels to die cut a film strip as well. The background was created using one of the stamp sets released last year called Haunted House. 

I didn't have a cob web stamp set, so the web was digitally created. Feel free to down load it and use it on your projects. 




I provided a list of the products I used to create this card below. Thanks for stopping by. 


7 Days of Halloween - Day 4 Postage Stamp

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Welcome to day 4 of my 7 Days of Halloween series. I have had so much fun creating Halloween cards and today is one of my favorite designs. It is a very versatile design as I also used a similar design in my Christmas in July series featuring St. Nick.



If you would like to see my process video, you can check out the link below. 


I am featuring the Monstrous set which was one of Tim Holtz' release last year. It is a great Halloween set and a must for every collection. 



I used four of the monsters and created four similar cards, with a bit of difference. I embellished the cards using remnant rubs which were small enough to accent the card, but not take over the design.



You can find a complete list of the products below that I used to create these fun cards. Have you started your Halloween cards yet?

Thanks for stopping by!


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7 Days of Halloween - Day 3 Retro Halloween Cards

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Hi everyone! It is day 3 of my 7 days of Halloween. Today I am sharing with you some retro Halloween cards I created with both digital images and the Retro Halloween stamp set from Tim Holtz.


I had great fun with this design. The colors are so vibrant and fun...and not to scary for the little ones.

You can check out my process video for these cards below. 


To create the backgrounds I used both stencils and washi tape for masking.  The distress line has some great neon colors that worked great for my backgrounds.



I used some great retro images for my focal point. These were cleaned up to create high quality digital images that you can find in my etsy shop. I also wanted to see if I could recreate a retro focal point using the Retro Halloween Stamps set from Stampers Anonymous.



This design is perfect for the little ones. It has just the right amount of spook without being to scary for the little ones this season. 

Thanks for stopping by. 
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7 Days of Halloween - Day 2 Pumpkin Bobble Head

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Hi everyone! It is day two of my 7 days of Halloween. Today I shared a Pumpkin Bobble head using  the new Inventor 4 stamp set from Stampers Anonymous.  
The Skeleton is a perfect size for a 5 x 7 inch card but is missing a head. So I thought it would be fun to fussy cut one of the pumpkins that was also part of this stamp set and create a bobble head.

If you would like to check out how I made this card, you can check out my process video below. 



I created the background by rubbing some distress oxide inks onto my craft mat and spritzing it with water.  Then I dabbed my card stock over the wet surface, drying between layers.



I did the same think with the pumpkin stamp using the distress oxide colors spiced marmalade and wild Honey.

As added embellishments I added mini paper clips and finally layered my inked card stock onto black card stock and striped orange designer paper.

I have a complete list of the products I used to create this card below.

Thanks so much for stopping by. 


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