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House-Mouse® Chalk It Up Life Words by Jennie Lin Black


From Stampendous:
HMR20 Chalk It Up
SSC1213 Life Words Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
SSH38 Small Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle

Cardstock by Bazzill Basics®
Patterned Papers
Colored with Copic Markers as below
Leaf Punches and dies
White gel pen.
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


Copic Markers:

Fur: W1, W3, W5   Skin: E000, E00, E11, R20
Chalk: E81    Chalkboard: C6   Wood: E30, E33, E35

Writing on board with white gel pen.

PenPattern Owl by Amy Hurley-Purdie


From Stampendous:
P230 PenPattern Owl
SSC1214 Happy Greetings Perfectly Clear™ Stamps
EP020 Clear Embossing Powder
SSH34 Medium Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
VM001 VersaMark™ Watermark Ink by Tsukineko®

Cardstock by Bazzill Basics®
Grey Ink
Spectrum Noir™ Markers (CT1, BT2, CG2, BG4, LV1, CR1)
Wood Grain Embossing Folder
Ribbon by May Arts
Foam Tape
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


  1. Start with 4 ½”x 5 ¾” lavendar card. Cut 4 ¼” x 5 ½” gray paper and emboss with wood grainfolder. Glue centered on lavender. Cut and tear 1” x 5 ½” green cardstock. Stamp Pattern Owl randomly with Versamark ink, and glue to left edge of gray cardstock.
  2. Use stamp postitioner to stamp Pattern Owl onto white cardstock with gray ink. Clean stamp, and repeat process using Versamark ink. Sprinkle with clear embossing powder. Shake off excess, and heat set.
  3. Color with Spectrum Noir Markers CT1, BT2, CG2, BG4, LV1, CR1 as shown. Use double adhesive tape to add two 2 ¼” strips of ribbon to card2 5/8” from the bottom. Add bow.
  4. Very carefully cut out eyes and beak, and wing. Glue owl to card front as shown, and foam tape eyes and beak, and wing back in place.
  5. Stamp “Happy Birthday” to pale blue cardstock strip and glue to card.

Mr. Skulleton by Debi Hammons


From Stampendous:
M315 Mr. Skulleton Stamp
R207 Skull Stack Stamp
H309 Halloween Wish Stamp
MGK01 Fall Micro Glitter Kit
STF082 VersaFine™ Onyx Black Ink Pad by Tsukineko®

Parakeet and Black Cardstock by Bazzill
White cardstock
Zig™ 2-way Glue Pen by EK Success®
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon® Adhesives
Colored pencils by PrismaColor®
3D Foam Squares by Scrapbook Adhesives™ by 3L®
Oval Nestabilities™ Dies by Spellbinders®


1. Fold 11″ x 4 1/4″ Parakeet cardstock in half to form card base.
2. Stamp Skull Stack on 3 3/4″ x 5″ parakeet cardstock with black ink.
3. Glue to 4″ x 5 1/4″ black cardstock.
4. Glue to the card front.
5. Stamp Halloween Wish on 2 3/8″x 1 5/8″white cardstock with black ink.
6. Glue to 2 5/8″ x 1 7/8″ black cardstock.
7. Glue to the bottom left of the card front.
8. Stamp Mr Skulleton on white cardstock with black ink.
9. Color as desired.
10. Die cut with an oval die.
11. Glue to a slightly larger black oval .
12. Color as desired .
13. Adhere to card front.
14. Add glitter to the hat and eye patch with glue pen.

Spilled Treats Basket by Debbie Cole, CDA


From Stampendous:

HGRCP04 Cling Spilled Treats
Clear Acrylic Handle, medium
VersaMarker™ Watermark Pen

Decoart Americana Acrylic paint- Cadmium Orange, Ebony Black, Jack-O-Lantern Orange, Marigold, Primary Yellow, Slate Grey, and White Wash
DuraClear Matte Varnish
Silver Brush Ltd. – Golden Natural brushes, 2008S Square Wash, size ½”, 2002S Shader, size #4 and #6, 2000S Round, size #3, Series 2007S Liner, size #00
Surface- Painter’s Paradise, basket with lid
Embossing heat tool


1. Seal the lid and sand lightly.
2.Basecoat the entire lid with White Wash. Basecoat the checks with Jack-O-Lantern Orange, Primary Yellow, and Ebony Black. Apply one coat of matte varnish to the lid.
3. Apply the stamp to an acrylic handle, load the stamp with Ebony Black paint and stamp in the center of the lid. Refer to photo for placement.
4. Apply washes of color to the yellow areas with Primary Yellow, the orange areas with Jack-O-Lantern Orange, and bears with Slate Grey. Once dry, wash over the bears with a wash of Jack-O-Lantern Orange.
5. Shade the yellow areas with Marigold and the orange areas with Jack-O Lantern Orange. Shade grey areas with a glaze of Black. Reinforce the orange shades with Cadmium Orange.
4. Using a ruler run the VersaMarker around  the lid. Sprinkle with Starry Night Embossing Powder and heat set.
5. Add varnish to the lid without covering the embossing.

Lid Closeup

Lid Closeup

House-Mouse® Carrot Costume by Jennifer Dove

House-Mouse® Carrot Costume by Jennifer DoveSupplies:

From Stampendous:
HMM05 Carrot Costume
H309 Halloween Wish

Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®
Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives


  1. Cut a stair step card
  2. Layer both sides with pattern paper onto orange cardstock onto card base
  3. wrap with ribbon and adhere. 
  4. Add button
  5. Color image layer onto black mat and then onto black card base
  6. Stamp sentiment and layer onto orange cardstock.  place on card base