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Dropping By To Say Hello

Hello!  Stephanie here!  For today’s project I wanted to create a non traditional Halloween card – something you could send to a friend any time during October.  I loved the idea of this cute little spider dropping down from its web to say hello.

Below is a video showing the process I used to make this card.  Instructions are also detailed down below, along with links to all of the products I used.


I started out doing some ink blending on my background using Distress Inks.  I really wanted to use colors that aren’t normally used for Halloween, just to change things up a bit. I also coated my background panel with some Sparkling Sheer Shimmer Spritz for added sparkle. I used the Stitched Rectangle Dies from Kat Scrappiness to create a frame, along with the Double Stitched Circle Dies for the center where my spider web will go.  The stitched details on these dies give the card a nice finished look around the edges.

I absolutely adore this Spider Web Die from Gina Marie Designs.  It’s unique from others I’ve seen because it has the cute stitched detail and it comes with three different spiders. I used some black glitter cardstock to cut my spider and some white cardstock for the web.

I wanted my spider web to be suspended over the circle, so I added a double layer of foam tape behind the smaller rectangle panel and adhered my web over the circular opening.

An easy way to create a custom sentiment for this card was to use the DYMO Label Maker.  I love that you can change up the sentiment by using different stamps that you have in your stash.  For this card I chose to say Hello.

 I finished off the card by adding some of the Sparkling Clear Droplets from Kat Scrappiness.  I thought they looked like little dew drops and added a nice finishing touch.  I love the sampler pack that Kat sells because it includes all three sizes.  These droplets are going to be fun to use for upcoming holiday cards as well.
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1 Comment

  • Reply Mansi Gupta Sharma

    What an Awesome card!!! Loved the shades!!!

    10/08/2016 at 1:29 PM
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