Dots & Spots for Halloween

Stampin' Up! Dots & Spots

I have this crazy goal: I want to actually use some of the great crafting goodies I buy! Seriously! When Stampin’ Up!’s 2022-2023 Annual Catalog came out at the beginning of May, I bought the Dots & Spots Die. (That’s the die that makes the dotted background; the one that almost looks like cheese.) It looks cool, I thought. I should be able to do something fun with that. But, it sat there and sat there. 

This last weekend, I made my way into the craft room and played with paper and that die specifically. Click here to see a fun, summer-themed card made with this die. 

And then I thought: why not Halloween? I had just received the Bewitching stamp set and coordinating Witch Hat Builders Punch. Perhaps I could use all of these elements together.

Thus, the card above came to life.

Dots & Spots Die for Halloween

Here’s a quick recap of how this card came together:

  • Pumpkin Pie card base
  • Basic Black layer measuring 5 1/4 x 4 run through the Dots & Spots Die (attached to card front with just a little of glue strategically placed between the dots).
  • Layering Circles dies for the scallop circle
  • Stylish Shapes Dies for the black circle
  • Stamp dotted witch’s hat with black ink on white card stock, colored with Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Blends
  • Pumpkin Pie banner with Stylish Shapes Dies
  • Finished with a bow created with black baker’s twine

Do you love the Dots & Spots Die? Get it free during this last month of SaleABration (through August 31, 2022, or while supplies last) with a minimum $100 purchase before tax and shipping. Click here to start shopping and choose this as your free item.

Thank you for visiting my blog today. I appreciate it. I’ve been a demonstrator for nearly 12 years, but I’ve been creating handmade greeting cards with rubber stamps, ink and paper for more than twenty-five years. I’d love to help you find as much joy in making a card as a I do. 

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