Playful Alphabet Halloween Card

Welcome to Team Stamp It’s monthly blog hop! Thanks for taking the time to join us. Today, we share Halloween- and fall-themed, handmade greetings cards and paper crafting projects. I hope you find inspiration as you visit each blog on the hop using the list at the end of this post. Be sure to leave a comment with the hashtag #stampitcontest. You could win a Lots of Happy Card Kit.

Playful Alphabet Halloween Card

My card features a host of products and a fun technique, most importantly the rubbing alcohol and Stampin’ Blends technique. I love the results this technique produces. See this additional blog post for other examples of this.

Rubbing Alcohol and Stampin’ Blends Technique

Here are some basic directions to achieve this cool background.

  • Scribble or color with your choice of Stampin’ Blends on a piece of Stampin’ Up!’s vellum.
  • Pour some 91 percent Isopropyl Alcohol into a small container.
  • Dip a paint brush into the alcohol and drip and/or touch the liquid to the colored markings.
  • Watch it do its magic or use a straw or your breath to move the colors around.
  • Let it dry.
  • Once the vellum is dry, I adhere a piece of Stampin’ Up!’s Adhesive Sheets to the back of the vellum.
  • I remove the adhesive backing and attach it to a piece of card stock. The example above shows Basic White.
  • For today’s card, I die cut the piece with a layer from the Stitched Rectangle Dies.
  • Use the piece any way you like!

Playful Alphabet Halloween Card

I also used a few other products to complete this design:

Here’s a quick video to help you understand the process.


Remember, visit all of the blogs on the hop and leave a comment with the hashtag #stampitcontest. You could win the Lots of Happy Card Kit.

Congrats to last month’s winner: Linda Danis

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