A Fun Spin on Halloween

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

How did you enjoy the video for the Pinwheel Technique? Yes, I got a little long at the end but I was excited to share all the fun upcoming events. I also told you I would be sharing a another version on my Pinwheel card!

So lets have some fun … One way you can change up your layouts is to change the orientation of the card. Yesterdays card was in the Vertical / Portrait so I changed the orientation to the horizontal / landscape for my Halloween card …

I used the Magic in this Night Designer Series paper for my card. The pinwheel is created in the same way as shown in the video. I love bringing back techniques that many have left far behind and forgot about.

There is something magical about this technique, and the pinwheel alone reminds me of a quilt piece or the Pennsylvania Dutch folk art you see on a barn. That’s why every couple of years I bring it back and introduce it to new stampers.

The greeting comes from the stamp set Hallows Night Magic which comes from the same “suite” as our designer paper; Magic in this Night. I created the neat ends were punched from the new … and anchored the ends with the Iridescent Pearls.

I hope you have enjoyed seeing another version of the Pinwheel Technique, and remember … take those layouts and change up the orientation and you’ll have even more ways to play!

Thank you for popping in today … have a great day!

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Pinwheel Technique & Heartwarming Hugs!

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

Today I have two cute cards for you created with the Heartwarming Hugs Designer Series paper and the Pinwheel Technique. This technique is a great way to use up your designer and / or paper scraps!

This paper crafting technique is much, much easier than it looks … quite simple in fact, and I’d like to show you today …

How did you enjoy the demonstration and do you think it’s as easy to make as I said it would be? I think this technique is one of those timeless cards that we can keep bringing back!!

This first card is the one I demonstrated and includes the Heartwarming Hugs designer series as a background and the Light Me Home stamp set used for the greeting. I also tipped the Pinwheel to look a little more like a star.

The second card …

This was designed for those stampers who like the “less is more” look … a clean, crisp look. The Pinwheel really stands out against the white background.

The greeting comes from the “Itty Bitty Christmas” stamp set, and with the aid of my Stamparatus … I could stamp it 3 times to get it bold and bright. Once stamped, I embossed it with the Subtle 3-D embossing folder.

Here is the template with dimension for the Pinwheel card …

I hope the card samples inspire you and the layout helps you picture your next card! As promised in the video, I have a PDF File attached that you can download and print.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD PINWHEEL PDF

Thank you so much for joining me today. Stop back tomorrow as I will be sharing an alternative layout to the Pinwheel card.

Have an amazing day ~

TODAY’S STAMPIN’ SUPPLY LIST … If you liked the products used in today’s projects, I have links for you below. Just click on the item you would like more information on, or to begin your shopping. It will take you directly to my website. Thank you ♥