Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Everything Essential Halloween Window Card

 Hello and welcome to my blog; today I have a fun simple window card to share with you just in time for Halloween.  Halloween is Saturday, but you still have time to make this fun little card.  Sometimes you can do so much with just stamps, ink, and paper!  You, don't have to have everything in the catalogs!  Yes, I just said that.  

Sometimes all you need is a good all around stamp set to get you through and the Everything Essential stamp set has that.  You have Halloween, Christmas, Valentines Day and other images and sentiments that will last you for awhile.  To me it's fun to use just a few supplies to create a super cute little card like I did with this window card today.  Here's a look at my card.  




I started off my card with a piece of Whisper White Cardstock cut at 5 1/4" x 4" and the Everything Essential Bundle from Stampin' Up!.  You can find this bundle in my online store.  It's from the August-December Mini Catalog.  If you have the August-December Mini Catalog you can find it on page 61.  Then Everything Essential Bundle comes with the Everything Essential Stamp Set and the Essential Tag Punch.  


I used my Sponge Brayers to create the ink blended background on my card today.  To create the the ink blended background I used the colors listed in the image above.  I started out with the lightest color and built up each layer of color until I had the designed color and blend.  So, I started the ink blending with Daffodil Delight and moved to Mango Melody, and then to Pumpkin Pie.  I then added Rich Razzleberry which acts as a transition color between orange and blue violet. I used Misty Moonlight to create a darker shade and transition to a night sky.  Once I had all the ink blending completed I flicked on a little water to create a little texture and a galaxy look.  


After I had the ink blending complete and the water flicks were dry I stamped on the bats and the hunted house image from the Everything Essential Stamp Set in Tuxedo Black Ink.  I then attached the Whisper White Ink blended piece to my Thick Whisper White card base.  Next I used the Essential Tag Punch and punched out the window opening in the front.  As I worked on the rest of the card I set my sentiment piece to the side.  I wrapped some of the Black Organdy Glitter Ribbon around the card and tied it into a flat knot.  I then added a few of the Iridescent Pearls to the front of the card.  


I opened the card and added a strip of the Black Glitter Paper.  I made banner ends on both sides of the Glitter Paper.  I then closed the card and took my sentiment piece and attached it in the window opening.  I used a couple Stampin' Dimensionals to pop it up over the glitter paper banner.  Once the card is closed it's the same size as the card front.  

Learn how to create a fun easy ink blended background and window card using Stampin' Up! Products.

Thanks for dropping by today I hope that you have a wonderful day.  If you need any of the supplies that you have seen today you can pick them up in my online store by clicking on the items in the Stampin' Up! Shopping list below.  

Happy Stampin' 
Rick Adkins 


Out with the Old and In with the New!


New Year New Customer Rewards Program.  It's a new Stampin' Up! Year and it's time to update a few things and I have started with my Customer Loyalty Program.  You can read all about the new program by clicking here.  You will also find the new Crafty Rewards Tracker Sheet there as well.  All past rewards points have now expired for previous years with this new program.  




If you place any size order with me during the month of October you will receive the October Creative Stampers Tutorial Bundle from me as a little thank you.  This month's tutorial bundle is a Mega Tutorial Bundle featuring projects for both Fall & Halloween.  There are 20 tutorials featured this month.    The Creative Stampers Tutorial Bundle can either be earned for FREE with any size order or Can be purchased for $22 from me.  As a bonus for ordering during the month of October you will also get the Coming Home Tutorial Bundle as well.  




The month of October Stampin' Up! has a Designer Series Paper Sale going on on 15 select Designer Series Papers.  Each pack of paper is 15% off so it's a perfect time to stock up.  You can find out all the details and my ordering special for this sale by clicking here.  This wonderful sale ends on October 31, 2020 so don't miss out!  


Ordering Special: 


I have a must have Ordering Special for you this week.  You can order my Adhesive Bundle this week to stay stocked up on your favorite adhesives.  There's nothing worse then running out of your favorite adhesives in the middle of a project.   My Adhesive Bundle contains all the adhesives you will need in the month.  With the Holidays coming up we use more of our favorite adhesives than normal so this is a great way for you to stock up.  And it even comes tied with a bow and cute little tag which makes it perfect for gifts as well.  
Included in the Bundle is a Stampin' Seal, Stampin' Seal Refill, Stampin' Dimensionals, Mini Glue Dots, and a Multipurpose Liquid Glue
Order my Adhesive Bundle for only $41.00 which includes all shipping and taxes 

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Rick