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Throwback Thursday: Hallo-Scream Card!

Are you an "any occasion is the perfect occasion for a card" type person or are you more of the "birthday and maybe Christmas you get a card" type?  Well, you know what type I am and even if you're more the "birthday and maybe Christmas" type, you may just change your mind when you see this delight Halloween Card I made for my kids.

Growing up, my mom put together a collection of cards that I received throughout my life.  Birthdays, holidays, special events; you name it, they are all there.  I treasure this collection of sentiments from family members and friends; some whom have passed on.  I am currently working on doing the same thing for my kids and trying to commorate each occasion with some card-like memento that will (hopefully) be treasured for years to come.

With that, let me share my Throwback Thursday card and we're gonna throw it way back to a stamp set called "Fang-tastic" (I want to say this was from circa 2010!).  If you have this set, you know the utter adorableness this set creates.  If you don't, well, then, you may have to scour the internet to find it, because it's totes adorbs.

Here's my card:


Eek!  I paired this stamp set with the At Home With You Bundle (includes: At Home With You Photopolymer Stamp Set and At Home Framelits for 10% off!!) as well as the Brick Wall Embossing Folder to create a duo of Trick-or-Treaters and their trusty little kitty side-kick.  Clearly, one will guess that my daughter and my son are the little Witch and Vampire and our beloved Smokie Cat is next to his little sister, like always.  The pumpkin inside the wreath is also from the Fang-tastic Stamp Set.

The At Home With You Bundle is so super amazing!  It's the perfect foundation for building a scene---especially a Trick or Treating scene, right!?  I mean, I just adore how these two sets created a perfect and super fun Halloween Scene!  Don't you?  All the fussy-cutting was truly a labor of love, but when you do what you love, you love what you do; even the fussy-cutting!

Here's what I used for this card:

I'd love to hear your thoughts on this creation!


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