Simple Halloween Tags ….. Whooooooo! 3 Tags

Morning everyone

Happy 1st of September

The Spookylicious season is fast approaching.

Today I would like to share with you some tags I have made using the super new “Hocus Pocus” Halloween stamps from Chocolate Baroque.

I don’t make many cards for Halloween.
Just a few for my favourite little people but I do like to have tags made up so I can quickly pop them on bags of candies and lollies.  They are also handy to pop on a bottle of wine if you are going to any parties!

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I adore this creature.  He has been lovingly named Gilbert by my CB teamie Julie.  I wasn’t sure of him at first but once I started to use the stamp that all changed.

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For the edge of this tag, I painted on some lemon juice.  A really old technique.  Fresh lemon would have been better.  If you have never used lemon juice in projects before.  Paint, splash or drop lemon juice onto your card stock and then heat it with a heat gun.

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The attention to detail on these stamps is fantastic. I hadn’t noticed the little ghost behind the mushrooms until I started to colour the image.
The spider is really great.  It is an individual small stamp, without the cobweb…so useful.

For more details on how I made these tags please click here.
Or, if you have any questions please use the comments box below.

Thank you for looking
Take care,
Florence x

21 Comments

  1. mineall6

    Those are really beautiful stamps. My ex mother-in-law used to make these all the time and my kids love them. This post made me feel very nostalgic.

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  2. coco

    Hi Flo, a little walk tonight on your beautiful blog I love, and what is really great with it is that I’m never disappointed even when I’ve not much time to catch-up with several blog posts..
    Love love your Halloween tags, all very beautiful (you agree, this set of stamps is gorgeous and some absolutely cute in addition!), and oh, I didn’t know about this fun technique of lemon juice.. I will try it!
    Hugs, Coco xx

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    1. Florence

      Hello Coco, I was only thinking about you this morning. Hope you are ok. Thank you so much for calling in and for your kind words.
      Take care, Flo xxx

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    1. Florence

      Wendy!! Wendy! All good here thank you. So lovely to hear from you and Jazz. Hope all is well. Thank you for calling in.
      Love back to Jazz.
      Flo xx

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  3. butterfly

    I was sure I commented on these… I loved the silhouettes on the neutral tones, so subtly spooky, and that fabulous green owl zinging against the background.
    Alison xx

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    1. Florence

      Alison I am so sorry. Your comment went into the Spam. Not sure why that happened.
      Thank you for calling in and for both of your lovely comments.
      Hugs Flo xx

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  4. gio

    I’m not an Hallowen fan, still your tags are fabulous! Especially the one with the cat 🙂 Lemon juice? uh never tried before…

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    1. Florence

      Hi Gio, Thanks for calling in and for your lovely comments. Lemon juice is quite good fun. A really, really old technique used for aging. Fresh lemon juice works better in my HP and you get different results on different paper or card. On some paper you can even burn through to give it a parchment look.
      Sending hugs down under! 🙂
      Flo xx

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  5. Irmgard

    What a wonderful card and also suche a gorgeous background! Love it! And yes, you’re right: it’s high time to start crafting for Halloween 😀
    hugs Irmgard

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  6. yellowtimer

    Yo Flo! Great tags, everything you do is fabulous, loved the lemon juice effect as well! Hope you are well and keeping the kitchen clean! (laughing!!!) Cxx

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  7. butterfly

    Oh they’re a treat for sure, Florence! Love the simple neutral backgrounds really letting those stamps shine… and the green bat-owl is amazing!
    Alison xx

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