Monday, November 08, 2010


by Erika Taylor


I love seasonal papers that you can use for other occasions. Rich patterns and color combinations that take a seasonal line into another occasion with the right embellishments. The My Mind’s Eye Haunted collection is one of those versatile collections indeed.


  • Cardstock
    • Bazzill, Black, Classic texture     ( BAZ-10-1075   $0.59)
    • Core’dinations, Black Magic Spell Caster, teal     ( COR-Pk-BMSpell   $10.99)
  • Patterned Paper
  • Embellishments
  • Sprays
    • Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist, Dragonfly TAT-dragon   $6.95)
  • Tools
    • The Scor-Pal     ( Scor-pal   $39.99)
    • Tim Holtz Non-Stick Micro Serrated scissors     ( TON-sci-serrated   $11.95)
    • Tim Holtz Idea-Ology Sanding Block     ( ADV-TH-92482   $5.99)
    • Making Memories Slice Starter™ Kit. Pink     ( MM-SLICE-KitPink   $179.99)
    • Making Memories Think Pink cartridge     (included with Pink Slice     MM-SLICE-KitPink   $49.99 -- SALE: $39.99)
    • Making Memories Noteworthy cartridge     (included with Pink Slice     MM-SLICE-note   $39.99 -- SALE: $29.99)
  • Adhesives


  • Cut black cardstock 5 ½” x 8 ½”.
    Score with Scor-Pal at 4 ¼”. Set aside

  • Cut 4 1/8” x 5 3/8” scroll patterned paper.
    Cut 4” x 5 ¼” black cardstock and 3 7/8” x 5 1/8” Chandellier patterned paper.
    Layer with adhesive

  • Cut 6 1/2” piece of black twill ribbon and wrap around card front.
    Tie in knot on right side of card front.

  • Spray damask die cut with Dragonfly glimmer mist.
    Adhere to card front using dimensional dots.

  • Cut out leaves and rose bud from Core’dinations paper using Think Pink cartridge.
    Lightly sand edges with sanding block.
    Adhere onto top of damask die cut.

  • Cut out four varying sizes of 5 petal flowers using scissors.
    Curl petals around pencil for dimension.
    Layer from smallest to largest and attach with brad.
    Adhere to top of damask die cut.

  • Cut out small tag from patterned paper using Slice Noteworthy cartridge.
    Apply rub-on sentiment. Put small hole in top of tag and string with twine.
    Knot around twill ribbon.

  • Finish card with pearls.

Taking a seasonal collection and seeing the possibilities for expansion is a great way to get more use out of those favorite lines. Thanks for sharing a My Mind’s Eye moment with me today.


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