BOO! for CutCardStock Happy Halloween Blog Hop!

Hi friends! A big giant WELCOME to the CutCardStock blog‘s Happy Halloween Blog Hop going on October 17th and 18th – starting at 7:00 AM Central Time today and ending at 11:55 PM Central Time tomorrow! Affiliate links are used in this post at no cost to you. I really appreciate your support! SO COME HOP WITH US!

Woot-woot! There is a $40 CutCardStock gift card up for grabs!

The winner will be randomly selected via number generator and announced on Monday, October 19th, on the CutCardstock blog and Facebook page! To be eligible for the $40 gift card, you must comment at each stop along the hop (good for ONE gift card entry) or upload a Halloween-themed project using CutCardStock products (good for TWO gift card entries). We would absolutely LOVE IT if you link up a project with us, PLUS it will increase your chances to win the gift card! ;)

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Now, let me side-track you for a minute or three to share my CAS card featuring Classic Crest Solar White cardstock along with Camomile cardstock, Granny Smith Apple Green cardstock, Pop-Tone Black Licorice cardstock, Pop-Tone Grape Jelly cardstock and Pop-Tone Orange Fizz cardstock. This is a super simple design that came together pretty quickly!

Did you ever have ric rac sewn on your clothes when you were younger?! I sure did – and I still love it! I used several fun dies along with some stamping to create this fun card.

Here is a quick tutorial showing you my process for making this awesome card. I started by cutting a standard A2 size top-folding card base from Classic Crest Solar White cardstock, and rounded the bottom right corner. I cut ric rac die cuts from Camomile cardstock, Granny Smith Apple Green cardstock, Pop-Tone Grape Jelly cardstock and Pop-Tone Orange Fizz cardstock. I cut four BOO! die cuts from Pop-Tone Black Licorice cardstock and layered them on top of each other for a little dimension. I cut one additional ric rac die cut from Granny Smith Apple Green cardstock to use on the inside.

I adhered the ric rac die cuts to the front of the card base at an angle and then trimmed the edges. I adhered the BOO! layered die cuts in the lower right corner and small gemstones in the Halloween colors above the ric rac die cuts. I stamped and die cut a skull (an after-thought and not shown in the photo above) and popped it up on dimensionals on top of the ric rac die cuts.

For the inside, I adhered the remaining ric rac die cut at the same angle as those on the front, and then stamped the sentiment and the spider in black ink.

Sharing in the following challenges:
1. 613 Avenue Create: October Anything Goes w/ optional Winged Things
2. Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog: #262 – Halloween/Fall Sentiment
3. Crafty Calendar Challenge: October Challenge – Halloween
4. Crafty Gals Corner: #212 – Halloween Colors
5. International Art & Soul: #94 – Halloween
6. My Time To Craft: #443 – Halloween or Cats
7. The Paper Funday Challenges: #22 – Anything Goes w/ optional Halloween
8. Through the Purple Haze: #172 – Halloween Fun
9. Try It On Tuesday: Halloween Time
10. Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge: Jump Start w/ Anything Goes

CutCardStock products used:
Classic Crest Solar White 110# cardstock
Camomile 80# cardstock
Granny Smith Apple Green 80# cardstock
Pop-Tone Black Licorice 65# cardstock
Pop-Tone Grape Jelly 65# cardstock
Pop-Tone Orange Fizz 65# cardstock

Other products used:
Stamps: Stampin’ Up Howl-o-ween Treat stamp set
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Copic black multi-liner pen
Dies/Punches: My Favorite Things Die-namics Stitched Ric Rac die, Stampin’ Up Boo To You Framelits
Accessories: Bearly Art precision craft glue, Big Shot, MISTI stamp tool, Darice orange, black, purple, green and yellow gemstones

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Okay, let’s get back to the hop! Here is the complete list of stops:

1. CutCardstock blog
2. Teri
3. Raechelle
4. Crystal
5. Judy M
6. Maureen
7. Leslie >>> you’re here! <<<
8. Judy V
9. Janet A
10. CutCardStock blog… C’mon, you know you want to link up! The linky tool is at the end of the post on the CutCardstock blog so that’s where you’ll want to head to link up your project – each upload is worth two entries for the gift card! Two entries per person!

You should have arrived here from Maureen‘s blog and your next stop is Judy V‘s blog! I hope you are enjoying the hop and seeing all the fun Halloween projects! If you get lost along the way or if you landed here in the middle of the hop somehow and want to join in the fun, be sure to head on over to the CutCardstock blog to read all the details and start from the beginning!

In closing, I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing my Halloween card and you’re inspired to get crafty AND hop with us AND link up a Halloween-themed project! Be sure to check out all the awesome cardstock and other goodies at CutCardStock (adhesives, labels, stickers, pens, watercolors and ribbon to name a few). And head on over to the CutCardStock Facebook Page for lots of crafty inspiration! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

19 thoughts on “BOO! for CutCardStock Happy Halloween Blog Hop!”

  1. Love it. I love the die. I love ric rack and always had a problem with adhering it and I have never thought of a die for paper. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  2. Great card! I love the ric rac die cut and the colors you used! Fun idea and they look really cute! I’ll have to make some similar cards!

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  3. A great CAS card. Love the ric rac, I have fond memories of this on the dresses my mum made for me. Thanks for joining Aud Sentiments challenge. Elaine

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  4. Awesome CAS design, love how you used all those colors for such a fun look! Thanks for sharing with us at the Paper Funday Challenge!
    Melanie, DT

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  5. I love the different color rick rack as the background behind the skull! Very CAS! Thanks for sharing with us at Two Old Bats Halloween Challenge!

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  6. Simple but oh, so classy!
    So pleased that you have shared your great artwork with us here at Through the Purple Haze.
    Stay safe and well.
    Good luck hun and do come back again!
    Jackie DT @ TTPH

    So glad you have shared this with us at 613 Avenue Create.
    Please come back again!

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  7. Love this design! I love ric rack but I cannot buy any more dies! Your CAS cards are always amazing! Thanks for another super submission to our challenge at 613 Avenue Create!
    Chana Malkah, Owner

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