Monday, September 26, 2016

Have a purr-fect Halloween!

Good day!  This is a card we made in my August card workshop.  Unfortunately this stamp set is no longer available, but Halloween's on the way, so I still wanted to share.  If you've followed me in the past, you know I like these Center Step cards.  I just think they're fun and not something people see every day.

I've always liked purple and green for Halloween, so I used two polka-dot papers from the newer "Adventure Fundamentals" paper pack for the sides and bottom of the card.  

And those who know me know that I LOVE to paper piece.  (I love my micro scissors!)  
I stamped the cat on a piece of grey paper from the "Rustic Home Fundamentals" paper pack.  I also stamped the hat, mask and a couple of bats on White Daisy cardstock, colored them with our Shin-Han markers and cut them out as well.  I stamped and colored a couple bats on the inside of the card as well.  You can see one peeking out in this photo.

And who doesn't love a little bling.  I added a few random sparkles just for fun.  I also used the new Simple Chevron embossing folder on the White Daisy cardstock behind the cat.  Embossing just gives cards that little something extra.

This card happens to qualify for the new challenge over at Heart-2-Heart challenges, so I'm entering it there as well.

I hope you enjoyed seeing this card.  Thank you for stopping by!

Stamps: S1608 Purr-fect Halloween - August 2016 SOTM (RETIRED)
Inks: Black Memento Ink Pad, Pansy stamp pad
Shin-Han Markers: Black, Lavender, Vivid Green, Warm Grey 4
Embellishments: Bitty Sparkles, Clear Sparkles


Sharli Schaitberger said...

Kandi, I love this card! I've been playing with different fold designs and a center step is one I still need to try! Looks like the kitty is the purr-fecf solution! Thanks for the inspiration - you are so creative!

Coelle said...

LOVE the card....a perfect combo of everything...color, paper and embellishments!!!

Jennifer Kelly said...

Great card. I love the pop of colour adventure fundamentals provide. That crazy cat just makes me laugh every time I see him. Thanks for playing with us at H2H.

Paige Dolecki said...

Your card is FABULOUS Kandi! The colors pop and your stamped cat looks awesome!

Thanks for sharing with us at Heart2Heart Challenges this week!


Sally Atlas said...

Love this card. You have a new fan! Do you have a template you can share for the center cut card?

Kandi said...

Hi Sally Atlas~ I'm not sure if you'll see my response, but just in case. I followed a tutorial on Splitcoast Stampers for a "Center Step Card". I'll try the link here:
I belive I linked to it on another post in the past, maybe May 2015. I've posted a couple of these cards in the past.

In case that doesn't work and you cant locate it, please feel free to email me at and I'll send you the link that way.

I changed my dimensions a little bit from the tutorial to make mine 4 1/4" wide, but it's close. Just try it with a piece of copy paper first so you don't waste any cardstock. Good luck!

Brandi said...

Super cute card, I love it! Thanks for playing along with Heart 2 Heart Challenges (H2H)!

Brandi R
DT member H2H

Haley D. said...

Your card is adorable, and that Center Step Fold is cool! Thanks for sharing the adventure with us @ H2H!

Melissa Robinson said...

Great use of that card style! It's a cute card! Thanks for playing with us at Heart 2 Heart!