Wednesday, October 31, 2012


Good morning and Happy Halloween!!

We thought that today we might share some of the fabulous Halloween cards and projects we've found
in our gallery on The Peachy Keen Connection with you today.  If you're not a member of 
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Here's a look at just SOME of the most recent Halloween creations we've found:

trick or treat bat card

Happy Pumpkin Day!


Spooktacular Money Holder


Monster Treat Box!

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween

Candy Cornie Treat Box

Witch Shaped Card

Monday, October 29, 2012

Melissa Haas :: Happy Haunting Treat Boxes

Hello Peachy Friends.  Melissa here to share a some Halloween Boxes I made for my girls. With so much candy in their future I thought it would be fun to put Halloween socks in these favor boxes. The boxes are decorated with the adorable PK-131 Happy Haunting Ghosts and cut an electric die cutter using the matching SVG set, PK-SVG-131. 
The Roof was stamped with a background stamp,
PK-298 Grampas Pajamas

Hmmm...The ghost inside looks a little frightened.

I hope you enjoyed my project today- 

Friday, October 26, 2012

Michelle Criswell :: Bat Treat Boxes

Hi Everyone its Michelle from Scrappin with my Bug !!
I wanted to share with you the treats I made for my daughters 2nd grade class
and for the cute tag PKSC-09 Septemeber 2012

The bat cut is from the Silhouette store, in order to accommodate the length of the candy, I had to make the bat longer.
Inside are 3 sticks of sixlets !!!
I just layed the candy in using adhesive (so they wont fall out) then inked the wings and head.

I used simple circle and scallop punches for the tag, and tied it around with Orange Licorice twine from Trendy Twine.

Since I took this picture I have finished them all. 40 in all.
I know they are just gonna tear them open.... oh well lol

Thanks so much dont forget we have weekly challenges over at the Peachy Keen Challenge Blog !!!!

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Amanda Bodine :: Monster Treat Holders

Hello Hello all you fabulous Peachy fans!! It's Amanda here from "Amanda's Crafts and More"..
 I am so excited to share my project with all of you today..

Well, I just love Halloween and creating spooky treats..So, I created these fun 
Monster Treat Holders for my kiddos and a couple of their friends..  


Aww, look at that face! 
What kid wouldn't be excited to get such a fun treat..

The sentiment I used can from the 

The adorable monster eye's and nose was created with the

Here's a video showing you how I put these cute guys together..

Thanks for stopping by today and I hope you liked my project..

  Scrappy ((HUGS)) 
Amanda :o)

Monday, October 22, 2012

Saundra Rega :: Halloween Treat Box

Hi Peachy Friends!
With Halloween just around the corner I wanted to share a cute little flat backed treat box.

I used the cute little mummy from SY-908 Halloween Holler Mummy Man. He was colored with Copic markers. I added some orange Stickles to his pumpkins on his shirt. The spider web border is a Martha Stewart punch which had been sprayed with Glimmer Mist. I added some ribbon and the spider from my stash.

The sentiment is from PKSC-09 September 2012.

Lastly, I added some Hershey Nuggets that were wrapped in coordinating cardstock. This box fits 3 nicely.

You can find the instructions for creating this box on Split Coast Stampers.

This was a quick and easy box to put together for a few little munchkins that deserve a treat!

I'd love for you to sop by my blog, Luv Scrapping Together, and say, "Hi!"

Have a Peachy Keen Day! 
~Hugs, Saundra :)

Friday, October 19, 2012

Kim Score :: Slider Card Tutorial

Hello, this is Kim Score from Paper Punch Addiction.  If you've been to my blog before, you know that I have a real love for interactive cards that pop up, slide and move.  Today I'm going to show you how to create a slider card that reveals a cute little punch art snow girl.

I was really excited when Peachy Keen came out with the newest set of face stamps called Piles of Smiles. This set is available in both a 1" and 3/4" size, perfect for punch art!  The set contains all of my favorite faces from the past few Stamp of the Month sets.  You will definitely want to add the PK-146 Piles of 1" Smiles to your collection.   Check out this awesome assortment!

Here is my card with the slide in both positions.  If the instructions I provide are not detailed enough, you can check out the original double slider tutorial at the Splitcoast Stampers site HERE.  Obviously I modified the card to show my pop up character on the front instead of a sentiment.

Note: all punches, ink pads and card stocks used are from Stampin' Up!

1-3/8" Circle, Full Heart, Boho Blossoms, Cupcake Builder, Modern Label, 1/2" Circle, Word Window punches
Pink Pirouette, Chocolate Chip, Cherry Cobbler, Bashful Blue, Wild Wasabi, Shimmery White card stocks
Designer papers of choice
Basic Black, Pretty in Pink, Not Quite Navy, Garden Green ink pads
Pentel white gel pen, quicky glue pen, dazzling diamonds glitter
Dimensionals, sticky strip, tombow liquid glue

Step 1
To create the girl, punch the following pieces:
(1) 1-3/8" Circle from pink pirouette - HEAD
(2) Cupcake Builder (top) from chocolate chip - HAIR
(3) Modern Label from polkadot print - SCARF
(1) Full Heart from red print - HAT
(1) 1-3/8" Circle from red print - BODY
(6) Boho Blossoms from Shimmery White - HAT
(2) 1/2" Circles from cherry cobbler - MITTENS

Stamp the face with basic blank ink.  Color in whites of eyes with gel pen.  Color pink onto nose with blender pen and stipple/sponge pink onto cheeks.  Sponge edge of head with pretty in pink ink.

Step 2
Glue hair onto sides of head.  Glue hat onto top of head.  Glue 5 boho blossoms along hat brim and add blossom with dimensional to top of hat.  Glue head onto body.  Cut one modern label in half and glue at neck.  Glue other modern labels onto scarf at neck.

Step 3
Cut bashful blue cardstock 4-1/4" x 11" and fold in half.  Using word window punch, align side of punch at score line and slide towards center of card as far as it will go and punch.  

Step 4
Repeat step 3 on other side so you have 2 slots side by side.  Punch four 1/2" circles from scrap card stock. Add a dimensional to the center of 2 circles.  On each slot, place dimensional into slot from back and attach other 1/2" circle to create sliding circles.

Step 5
For the slider card, cut a piece of wild wasabi 3-1/2" x 5-3/8".  Decorate top of card as desired (keep in mind how much will show when card is assembled).  Glue 1-3/8" punched circle folded in half at top of card.  With the card base open and slots positioned on bottom half, lay card onto top half.  Add glue to the two slider circles and close card.  The circles will stick to the slider card.  Allow glue to dry.

Step 6
Open card back up and add sticky strip along outer edges as shown.  Close card to adhere sides.

Step 7
On front of card, glue snow girl body to one of the sliding circles.

Step 8
Cut a 3-1/2" x 4-1/4" piece of Shimmery white card stock and tear along the top.  Apply glue and glitter along top torn edge.  Attach to front of card (along side and bottom edges) with dimensionals.  Tear several other pieces of shimmery white card stock.  Add glitter to edges and layer onto front of card to create "snow bank".  The snow bank should cover most of the girl.  Attach mittens at top of snowbank on each side of girl.  Stamp a greeting onto the front of card.  Note: I changed the design of my sliding card after the pictures were taken. Adding layers to the top of sliding card has a tendency to "catch" the upper edge of the card base when sliding in and out.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Jennie Garcia :: Believe In Magic

Hello Peaches!!
This is Jennie from Earthy Scrap!!
Today I am sharing a Smash Book Page.
I used the page on the right as inspiration 
for the blank page in the right.

For the background I used papers from My Mind's Eye. 
I glued them together and I doodled the border.
The quote is from Roald Dahl.

 I made the cloud with a template I made a few months ago. 
The tree is from Home Tweet Home Stamp Set. 

For the title I used some Recollections Alphas and Bling. 

I used a vellum jar and the tiny heart punch are from Recollections. All the papers and alphas are from My Mind's Eye. 
I made the trees to mimic the ones in the background paper. 
I dressed the gnome girl in Echo Park. 
She is one of my absolute favorites images ever!!

I hope you enjoyed this post!!
Take Care!!

Above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it. -Roald Dahl

Monday, October 15, 2012

Lorie Souther :: Fall Fun Cards

Hello!  Have you been having lots of Fall fun this season?  The trees are gorgeous here right now, and making cards to celebrate this beautiful season couldn't be more fun.  It's Lorie from The ThINKin' Spot here today, and I have a couple of cards to share that I created for a fun event over on The Peachy Keen Connection.  One of our members there recently hosted a Fall Card Swap, and I joined in on the fun by taking two spots in her swap.  I decided to go with one Fall themed card and one Halloween card, and I love how they turned out.  I hope those who received them, loved them, too!

For my first card I used the spider and You Are Boo-ti-ful sentiment  from the  PK-630 Nikkity Knack Cat Gang stamp set.  I thought this little guy would be cute with some googly eyes,  and I found these small  size ones that fit just perfectly.   I just love the Have A Peachy Keen Halloween sentiment.  That was a free stamp that was included with every order during a sale at Peachy Keen Stamps a few weeks ago.   Hopefully you were one of the lucky ones who got in on that awesome deal!  The little spider was stamped directly onto a pre-printed tag, and that helped make this a quick and easy card, and the inspiration for the layout of this one came from a stamping friend.  

For my second card I decided to go with a Fall theme, and I knew I wanted to use some of this wonderful paper that I got from Stampin' Up!.  It matched so perfectly with this little ear of corn from the Pk-292 Faceless Corn stamp set.  I kept the embellishments simple, because I wanted the background paper and that sweet little ear of corn to shine.

Well, I think that's all I've got for you today.  I hope you've enjoyed what you've seen and that  you had a great weekend.  Have a great week, and HAPPY STAMPING to ya!!

Friday, October 12, 2012

Raven Baca :: Halloween Holler Time

Hey everyone! Raven here with some really fun Halloween projects to share with you!!! I was so super excited for October to roll around. I just love this time of year don't you?!?!?! And more so than the weather I LOVE the adorable Halloween stamps that made their way out of the Peachy Keen Offices. ;)
These images by Steve Yarbrough were just too darn cute to stay in the package! I opened them up right away!!!
 First up is Frankie who I LOVE and you can find him here...
 And then of course I had to color in the adorable Mummy man sooo cute.

Did you all spy that envelope in the background of each card. Yup I totally snagged this idea from a Peachy Halloween Swap that we had last year over at the Peachy Connection and duplicated it. ;) I used the PK-630 Nikkity Knack Cat Gang set for the sentiment as well as the hanging spider. ;)
I LOVED coloring the mummy so much I made a video just showing how I color.
Hope you all enjoy and thank you so much for stopping by. ;)

 You can watch the VIDEO by clicking HERE. ;)

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Nikki Foraker :: Masking With Nikki

Hello! Nikki here with a photo tutorial on masking. The bright green paper is Post-It Craft Paper. It's sticky all over like a Post-It note. I stamped the haunted house from the September 2012 set and drew in a bigger hill with pencil. I used a circle die to cut out a circle that will become my moon. So I have now made two masks. I'm using patterned paper from the September Peachy Picks Kit
I used the Cloudy Day Background stamp to make a spooky sky. I inked it up with pumice stone distress ink and misted it with water in a mini mister to get a splotchy look. I think it adds to the spooky factor.
I removed the circle mask and added the "negative" mask. Now it's time to color the moon.
I inked the moon with distress inks in mustard seed, wild honey, and ripe persimmon. I blended the colors on with an ink blending tool and the blending foam pad. I then drew around the circle with a black marker to make it stand out from the background. Remove the mask and this is what we have...
Bam! A spooky moon! :) And now it's time to stamp some more...
I know this looks a little crazy, but it will turn out cool...I swear! I cut a longer sidewalk out of the "negative" mask so I could have a gray sidewalk. Inked over it with a black marker. And from there I did some trimming and some more stamping and here is the finished card...
Tada! What started off looking crazy came together. I stamped some bats from the Dress Me Ghost set. And the sentiment is from the September 2012 set. 
The patterned papers are from the September Peachy Picks Kit. The gray was just a little off from the ink I used, but no problem, I just inked right over it with distress ink for a perfect match. And here is another card I did using this same technique...
For this one I used a larger circle for the moon, but everything else is the same. I stamped the witch from the September 2012 on the moon I created by masking. 
The patterned papers on this one are also from the September Peachy Picks Kit.

I hope you enjoyed my little tutorial on masking! Have a Perfectly Peachy day!