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Oct 21, 2017

Halloween at Allsorts Challenge

Happy Saturday! Today I am sharing a Halloween card made for the new Allsorts challenge where Susan picked this fun theme! I hope you come play along with us and share your Halloween makes for a chance to win! This week we are being sponsored by Little Claire Designs.

My husband recently found this  cute pumpkin stamp at a thrift store and he thought I might like it :-) Of course I do and I decided to use it for this card. It's been heat embossed, colored with Zig Clean Color markers and then fussy cut. The stamp is by Stampassions called Mama Papa and Baby Boo and dated 1994. Some swirls and stick arms are also part of this stamp but they were left off after I fussy cut.

I thought the bare tree stamp from the Penny Black set "On the Town" was perfect for a somewhat spooky background and I used distress inks for inking. The bats were done using a Whimsy Stamps die. Image panel edges were all distressed before adhering to the designer paper and card base. I've had this designer paper for a really long time, so I have no idea who the manufacturer is. But it was picked up either at Joann's or Hobby Lobby as a single sheet.
The sentiment is from an old Stampin Up stamp set (Halloween Hedgehogs) and has been heat embossed using detail white embossing powder.

This week I am playing along in some other challenges:
Alphabet Challenge - P is for Pumpkin
City Crafter Challenge  - Pumpkins
Deep Ocean Challenge  - Halloween
Fairy Tale  - Pumpkin (week 2)

Thanks so much for visiting!!
Hope you enjoy your weekend!


  1. Super card Ellie, love the stacked pumpkins, xxx

  2. Super image, I can't even imagine my hubby even spotting a stamp in a store so you're lucky :)

  3. A fun card and like the pink sky, blends nicely with the Halloween oranges.

    Have a good weekend.

    B x

  4. Fabulous card Ellie, gorgeous details.
    Happy weekend;-))m

  5. Beautiful!! Love the pumpkins!

  6. Sooooooooo cute! LOVING those pumpkins and the colors!!!!!!!!!!

  7. Brilliant card, super background and love those pumpkins and a fun sentiment.

    Kath x

  8. Fantastic card! I love the trees you stamped in the background, they provide the perfect setting for that wonderful pumpkin stack and sentiment 😁. That stamp was a great find too! Wishing you a happy new week! J 😊

  9. Terrific spooky creation Ellie, love your stamp your Hubby found you, my hubby is no good at buying any craft goodies.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  10. What a great card, thank you for joining us at The Alphabet Challenge for our ‘P for Pumpkins’ Challenge, hope to see you again. Emma DT x

  11. Brilliant card Ellie, l love it and lucky you having a husband looking out for stamps for you x Susan x

  12. Too cute! How sweet of your husband to pick that stamp up for you. I really like the pumpkin images.

  13. Awww what a cute card, I love that stamp! Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge Blog.
    Tammy x

  14. This fun card is beautifully put together. Thanks for joining in at City Crafter.


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