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Quick Halloween Card!

The Altered Pages Design Team is really excited to be working with Pan Pastels during September. We hope you have been enjoying all the creativity!!!  Pan Pastels are available at!

Quick cards are easy when you have prepared extras as you go along.  A couple of weeks ago I shared how to use Stencils with Pan Pastels.  Today, I am using one of the Pan Pastels backgrounds I made earlier this month with stencils and VersaMark!
I used my VersaMark Dazzle pad with a sponge and carefully applied the VersaMark on my paper through the stencil patternThen with one of a Pan Pastel soft sponge I gently applied the Pan Pastels in a circular motion. 

The Halloween image is from the Antique Halloween collage sheet (layered on black cardstock).  

The panel was layered on Black Cardstock and then on the card. A green ribbon and a few rhinestones are the final touches. 

In less than 15 minutes I was able to create my card!

Be sure to comment each day on the blog for a chance to win a set of Pan Pastels.  A random drawing will take place at the end of the month, for each comment your name gets entered again!  More comments, more chances of winning! (one comment per day please).


  1. such a sophisticated looking card for what seems to be a quick and easy project - thanks for sharing!

  2. It looks a lot more labor intensive than what it is. Love quick and easy cards!

  3. What a fabulous quick and easy card. Sometimes, you need quick, but it doesn't have to look easy, and you nailed it.

  4. Making extra is a time saver! Very nice card and mounting the picture on black is a nice touch♥

  5. Perfect for stashing away and it could be any card, those backgrounds would work for Thanksgiving and even Christmas! Great JOB!

  6. Cute, fast, original. Love it!

  7. I like the idea of using the Versamark.

  8. Awesome Halloween card! Great technique to try with the stencil and PanPastels!

  9. Wow! SO nice with the stencil! Thanks for sharing such a great project!~kim


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