Stampin’ Up! Gather Together a Monster Bash for the Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop

Good morning, y’all – welcome to another edition of Amy’s Inkin’ Krew team blog hop!  Each month we make projects centered around a theme – and this month our theme is Halloween Fun!  We can interpret that any way we want – so…be sure to check and see everyone’s projects – we’ve got a bunch of talented ladies hopping with us this month!

I decided to do a Fall-ish Halloween card – sort of “serious” and sort of “fun”.  So…I pulled out the Gather Together and Spooktacular Bash Bundles – plus some Monster Bash DSP.  Take a look-see:

The layout for this one is courtesy of the CAS(E) This Sketch challenge this week.

I started with some Crushed Curry paper from the Monster Bash DSP that I matted on Cajun Craze for the card front.

With the Gathered Leaves Dies from the Gather Together Bundle, I cut several leaves from Crushed Curry, Cajun Craze and Pumpkin Pie card stock.  Tip:  use a Stampin’ Spritzer to dampen the card stock before cutting the leaves.  The dies will be able to do their embossing much better that way.  And – when you take the cut and embossed leaves out of the dies, you can gently curl them with your fingers!  Perfect Fall leaves!

I used the Gather Together stamps to stamp the two pumpkin images in Cajun Craze on Pumpkin Pie cardstock.  Then I fussy cut them (versus using the dies because I wanted no-border pumpkins!).  I colored them with my Light and Dark Pumpkin Pie and Dark Soft Suede Stampin’ Blends.

For the little ghouls – I just fussy cut a couple of likely spook-ies from the Monster Bash DSP.

Using Liquid Glue, I built up the collage with leaves, pumpkins and ghoulies!

I stamped the Spooktacular Bash sentiment in Cajun Craze on Whisper White and cut it with an Ornate Frames Die.  Then I popped it on with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I used two lengths of Cajun Craze Linen Thread from the Come To Gather Ribbon Combo Pack to tie a simple bow, which I adhered with a dab of Liquid Glue.  A few Pumpkin Pie rhinestones from the Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels finished off the card front!

On the inside, I used my Stamparatus to add a second Spooktacular Bash sentiment in Cajun Craze on Whisper White.  I stuck a Pumpkin Pie Rhinestone next to the sentiment.  I also added a few pumpkins from Gather Together in Cajun Craze – coloring them with the Pumpkin Pie and Soft Suede Blends.

I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Cajun Craze panel and into my Pumpkin Pie card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got more Gather Together pumpkins on the front…

…and more of the Monster Bash DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  This particular Monster Bash DSP – and those little ghoulies – look like something Mr. Disney would put in the Haunted Mansion, don’t you think?  And I can just see them in the courtyard outside the ride, surrounded by Fall-inspired Gathered Leaves and Gather Together pumpkins!  With the addition of the Spooktacular Bash sentiments…we’ve got a fun Fall scene for Halloween!  I hope you like!

Now that you’ve seen my card, I hope you’ll take a little time to jump thru all the other projects we have to share. Click any name below, or you can use the Previous Blog button to jump to Amy’s page or the Next Blog button to see what Karen’s been up to!

Mary Deatherage – YOU ARE HERE!

Karen Ksenzakovic

Julie Johnston

Jaimie Babarczy

Paula Vincent

Akiko Sudano

Amy Koenders

Have fun on the hop! 🙂







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Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Pumpkin Pie Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″); Gathered Leaves die cut leaves; Fussy cut Gather Together pumpkins

Cajun Craze Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); Gathered Leaves die cut leaves

Whisper White Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner); Ornate Frames die cut (sentiment)

Crushed Curry Card Stock: Gathered Leaves die cut leaves

Monster Bash DSP: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); Fussy Cut ghoulies; envelope flap

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12 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! Gather Together a Monster Bash for the Amy’s Inkin’ Krew Blog Hop

  1. So cute Mary 🙂 Love the way your creatures are sneaking from behind the leaves

  2. So cute! Love your “ghoul friends.” Perfect colors too! 🙂

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks – I think they kind of look like us, don’t you?!? 😉

  3. Lovely card, Mary. Love those leaves.

  4. Gerri K

    Great card!! Love the Ghouls peeking out.

  5. Melanie R

    Great card! Fall is my favorite season and I am so glad your card is not too spooky.

  6. Kathy Fennell

    Hey Mary ! Fabulous my friend absolutely love it! Might case this one if you don’t mind 🙂

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