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October Pocket Letter Ft. Vera Lane Studio By Annie

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October Pocket Letter Ft. Vera Lane Studio By Annie

Hello everyone! It's Annie with another Papercakes project using the October Nights papers, October Nights 2016 Collection and digital stamps from Vera Lane Studios. For this project, I'd decided to use both the paper collection and Papercakes Spooky October photopolymer stamp, because I like the flexibility to create my own patterned backgrounds. I like the blend of kraft cardstock and the black, white, and orange of the October Nights collection, so I decided to incorporate both into this project. This pocket letter is basically an homage to what I love about October - so you'll see some of my favorite quotes, images, and...

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Mixed Media Pop-up Card Tutorial | Halloween Craft Series Episode #7

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Mixed Media Pop-up Card Tutorial | Halloween Craft Series Episode #7

Hey Loves! Serena here and I'm back this week with episode #7 in my Halloween Happy Mail series! In this tutorial I show you have to make a mixed media watercolor card using Tombow Dual Brush Pens in the Pastel Palette and the TwinTone Pastel Pens. I bet you didn't know you could watercolor with pens!  This episode is also part of a special collaboration with one of my favorite companies, Vera Lane Studio! All month long the talented VLS design team ladies will be making a project using my Spooky Pastel and October Nights Paper collections! That means there's going to...

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Creepy Cute Happy Mail Ft Vera Lane Studio By Rachel

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Creepy Cute Happy Mail Ft Vera Lane Studio By Rachel

Hey Creepy Crafters, Rachel here and I am so excited to be here to share with you some creepy cute happy mail I have created using Papercakes Spooky Pastel collection and Vera Lane Studio digital images. For my first project I made a paper bag card using Papercakes Spooky Pastel papers and some really cute, whimsical and quirky ghost images called Trois Fantomes. I coloured up my images using Copic Markers and added a lot of sparkle using ‘Wink of Stella’ and Stickles. The cobweb die cut you can see is actually a sticker from Papercakes Jeepers Creepers collection that...

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Halloween Memory Web + Tag Tutorial | Halloween Happy Mail Series

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Halloween Memory Web + Tag Tutorial | Halloween Happy Mail Series

Hello lovelies! Welcome to episode #6 in my Halloween happy mail series. Today I share this Halloween memory web inspiration/vision board and tag tutorial.  This project is perfect for Halloween vision boards or inspiration boards for your costume or October daily. You can even switch it up weekly based on your favorite Halloween movies like Hocus Pocus or Nightmare Before Christmas. It's also such a great idea to display fun goodies you receive from your pen pals! Watch the tutorial here:   Unfortunately the picture portion of my video did not work so here are some up close pictures of...

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JUMBO Halloween Loaded Flip Bag | Halloween Happy Mail Series

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JUMBO Halloween Loaded Flip Bag | Halloween Happy Mail Series

Hello Lovelies! I'm back this week with another episode in my Halloween Happy Mail series. I took last week off to catch up on some work and projects and today I'm excited to share my JUMBO loaded flip bag!! I used a holographic gift bag found at my local dollar store and I made sure to keep a large border around my pattern paper to showcase the holographic pattern. I didn't want to cover it up because it's the main focus of this bag flip! You can watch the full tutorial here:  Here are some more pictures! Thanks for stopping...

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