Friday, October 3, 2014

Hocus Pocus Thank You Cards

Well this was a FUN project!  I wanted to make some cards to give to my table guests to thank them for joining me at the Hocus Pocus event and was suffering from a creative block.  While browsing the Little Scraps of Heaven Designs website I came across this fairly new collection called "Halloween Stencils" and, all of a sudden, my creative block was OVER!!!  Out came the papers, cutting mat and adhesive and these babies were whipped up in no time.  I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this stencil collection.  It is so danged easy to put these together that it's scary!  

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Seriously, these stencils are two pieces....yes, two pieces each (except for the skull -- you have to glue the eyes and nose on separately).  I cut these at around 3.5" x 3.5" (scalloped mat) and then made my own little card base by cutting strips of black cardstock 8.5" x 4.25", scored the strips in half and folded for a 4.25" x 4.25" card.  I then cut out 4" x 4" squares of Halloween paper and voila -- a simple card was done!

Here is the inside of my card that I typed up on my computer and printed:

Here's a closer look at the stencils:

There's another stencil in this collection - a Tombstone - but I didn't make that one.  No reason other than I wanted more "witchy" stuff for my cards since that was the theme of the party.

I can't stress enough how super cute these are in real life and how EASY they are to make!  Here's a link to the Halloween Stencil collection on the LSHD website:

Hope you enjoyed seeing this project!  Until next time...Happy Scrapping!

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