Creep It Real
By Jeanne Jachna


Can you believe it's October already?  My neighborhood always goes all out for Halloween.  I think there are as many decked out homes for Halloween here as you will find dressed up for Christmas.  I'm adding a little at a time.. I've already got pumpkins and home grown gourds on the front porch.  I'm hoping the weather holds up so we can take a trip to the farm stand soon for hay bales and corn stalks. 


My favorite type of card uses a color block technique.  This is usually just a panel made of strips of colorful card stock.   This card starts with the background panel of aqua and green card stock.   I cut the Twisted Oval tree from black card stock and then adhered it to a purple card stock oval.  I trimmed the bottom portion of the purple oval before adhering it to the card base so the green "grass" strips show through the scene.  


I stamped the sentiment from Halloween Fun along the bottom edge of the card and added a Pointed Oval Frame around the Twisted Tree Oval. 


Now for the fun part.. EMBELLISHING!  I  added a Whittle Monster Mummy and Kitty, a Pile of Pumpkins and some Whittle Ghosts to finish the scene.   So spooky right?   You can customize your scene with any of the cute characters available in the Poppystamps Halloween Collection! 


I don't know if there will be trick or treating this year.  I'm making sure to send some cards with a little "green" tucked inside to my favorite little haunts!

Jeanne Floral Signature copy

Finished Size 4.25 x  5.5"



Cute card, Jeanne! Love your idea of tucking a bit of ‘green’ in for the little ones. Halloween is sure to be a challenge this year....! Take care.

Hi Jeanne, I love this !! I love the strip block colours and I love the combination of colours you have used too. The fabulous die-cuts and embellishments complement your background beautifully.
I had a little chuckle to read that you send cards with a little 'green' inside my sentiments exactly and they will be gratefully received too, I'm sure.
I don't know what the situation will be this year for October 31st, in my location in the UK we are on local lockdown restrictions at the moment because the Covid-19 cases testing positive have doubled and trebled. Some people just seem to be flaunting the rules.
Take care, stay safe, stay well.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

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