Halloween Colors but not a Halloween Card

This afternoon, I finally got to have some quality time with Photoshop on my computer and finished editing a bunch of project photos to share here on my blog.  However, when the time came to pick what to share with you tonight, I kept gravitating towards Christmas cards, and while I can’t wait to share more holiday ideas with you, I just wanted to give Halloween and pretty fall colors their time too.  🙂

So I thought I would share this card I received as a swap at convention that I just loved.  I thought it was so pretty and a great way to show that a few simple punches and some tied ribbon can make a big impression.


I don’t know who the designer was of this card since there is no name or contact info on it (though if you do know, please let me know so I can give proper credit!) but whoever you are, thanks for the great inspiration!

All the butterflies are from the Papillion Potpourri stamp set and the main butterfly was punched using the new butterfly punch.  Yes, I know what is going on my Christmas and Birthday wish list!  I just love the versatility I see in this stamp set and punch.  Does anyone really miss the old butterfly punch?  🙂

Anyway, hope you enjoyed this non-Christmas inspiration.  I’ll be back again with more Christmas cards soon!

PS – Ready for the new Stampin’ Trimmer?

I just want to make sure everyone had heard… Stampin’ Up! is finally ready with their new and very improved paper trimmer.  It is available for demonstrators to preorder now and will be available for all orders starting in November.  So get your wish lists ready!

If you have any questions about the trimmer and why it is so awesome, let me know and I can fill you in.  I got to play with one at Convention and have been impatiently waiting ever since :).


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Papillion Potpourri Orange and Black Card Recipe
Teeny Tiny Wishes, Papillion Potpourri
Ink: Tangerine Tango, Basic Black
Paper: Basic Black, Tangerine Tango, Whisper White
Accessories: Big Shot, Perfect Polka Dots embossing folder, Basic Black Scallop dotted ribbon, Tangerine Tango 1/8” taffeta ribbon, 1-3/8” circle punch, butterfly punch, scallop circle punch, word window punch, modern label punch, Stampin’ Dimensionals, basic rhinestones

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