Halloween Theme Blog Hop DT#13

Hi everyone, it’s time for another Dream Theme Blog Hop and this month’s theme is Halloween.
DT-DreamTheme-DT2I could not resist getting these cute little pumpkin halloween chocolates I spotted in the supermarket recently, I thought they would work perfectly with the Seasonal Chums bundle I had at home lol.  Yes, I am totally addicted to crafting (just like you) and constantly looking out for things that will go with stamps etc that I have at home hehe.
Halloween treat bag by Patrice www.createwithstamps.co.nzThis is a nice, quick and simple project to make, which is fabulous if you intend on making a few.  I started by stamping the pumpkin using black Memento ink and then coloured it in using our new Blends pens and I then fussy cut out the little pumpkin (I am soooo excited that we are getting the alcohol markers back).  You also have the option of using the matching dies if you hate fussy cutting or just want to speed things.
I sponged the background card and the piece that I stamped the saying on using Smoky Slate ink.  I stamped the saying using Tangerine Tango ink, cut out and roughened up the edges before adhering to the front of the topper.  I adhered the pumpkin using dimensionals to add a little extra dimension to the project.  I then added a little wink of stella brings the pumpkin to life.
Halloween Treat Bag by Patrice www.createwithstamps.co.nzI was having so much fun playing with this set that I decided to make a lollipop holder too.  I coloured the pumpkin in using the blends pens again but this time I only used the lighter coloured pens and did not use the color lifter to lighten the centre area.   I then created the stitches around the edges by using the black marker, I know the stitches are not perfect but I still love the overall look.  I also shaped the pumpkin and popped it up on dimensionals.
Halloween lollipop holder by Patrice www.createwithstamps.co.nzOne of the fun things about this set is that it has a front and back view of the same image.
Halloween lollipop holder back view by Patrice www.createwithstamps.co.nzAnd the lollipop that is inside the pouch and the pumpkin colours match perfectly lol.
Halloween lollipop holder side view by Patrice www.createwithstamps.co.nzThe lucky last project I am sharing with you today is a Tiny Treat Box filled with chocolate raisins.  I made a little belly band from black card, wrapped some Burlap Ribbon around it and tied the little pumpkin tag to the belly band.
Halloween box by Patrice www.createwithstamps.co.nzFor some more inspiration make sure you pop on over and visit the rest of the design team and check out their fabulous card ideas.  You can do this by clicking on the next or previous button below.  Let’s start by looking at the gorgeous project Rhoda MacPherson has come up with this month.
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Here is a list of all the ladies taking part in this Months Dream Theme Blog Hop, just in case you get lost along the way.
1. Teneale Williams (Australia)
2. Patrice Halliday-Larsen (New Zealand)
3. Rhoda MacPherson (UK)
4. Sarah Lancaster (France)
5. Amy Koenders (USA)
6. Renate Ecklmayr (Austria)
7. Sandi MacIver (Canada)
8. Jennifer Pauli (Germany)

Halloween Gift Bag was created using the following Stampin’ Up! products

If you live in New Zealand and would like to order any of the Stampin’Up! products I have used on this card or have any questions, please contact Patrice. You can also place an order online or find out more about the product by clicking on the image that interests you below.


Comments: 7

  1. Rhoda October 19, 2017 at 9:13 am Reply

    Love gift idea! I think the kids on your street will love them! xx

    • Patrice November 8, 2017 at 3:28 pm Reply

      Thanks Rhoda 🙂 believe it or not we did not get any kids turn up lol, not popular on our side of town.

  2. Sandi MacIver October 19, 2017 at 9:21 am Reply

    what fun little parcels for the little ones, beautifully presented.

    • Patrice November 8, 2017 at 3:27 pm Reply

      Thanks Sandi 🙂

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  4. Amy Koenders October 19, 2017 at 10:40 am Reply

    Awesome Halloween treats Patrice! Love the little back side of the pumpkin. 🙂 Great projects!

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