Echo Park Paper & Imagine Crafts Blog Hop!

Echo Park Paper and Imagine Crafts have teamed up for a fun blog hop today! Here is the list of participants. If you are just joining us, be sure to begin at the Echo Park Paper Blog and follow along. The blog hop begins today, October 7th, and will end at Midnight EDT on October 9th. The WINNER of the Blog Hop will be announced on the Echo Park Paper Blog.


Echo Park Paper
Jana Eubank
Mary Prasad
Terre Fry
Kimberly Crawford
Alison Heikkila
Jennifer Vanderbeek
Wendy Sue Anderson
Roni Johnson
Nadine Carlier
Anya Lunchenko
Mark Melnick
Neva Cole
Becki Adams
Monica Edwards
Jowilna Nolte

I decided to use the Memento inks Imagine Crafts sent to me along with a couple of my favorite Echo Park stamp sets to create a Halloween page today.


The minute my kids get home from trick-or-treating, they sit down to trade each other for their favorite treats and count up their loot. The Echo Park Paper Halloween collection was perfect for this one, with it’s bright colors and spooky critters!


For the title, I used the “hello” word from the Sentiments Stamp along with the adorable Logan Alphabet stamp set. The “hello” is stamped in Memento Espresso Truffle ink and the word “candy” is stamped in Memento Pear Tart ink.

The spiderweb and friendly spider from the Spiderweb & Spider Die set are the perfect accents! The “October 31st” banner was handcut from the 3×4 Journaling Cards paper.


I used the Memento Espresso Truffle ink to ink the edges of all of my page elements, including the die cut Jolly Jack-O-Lantern pumpkins at the bottom of the page.


To bring the spider die cuts to life, I added a white crochet string “web” to each one, stringing it over the top of the page, so that the spiders appear to be dangling there.

I also added mini black pearl stickers to give them eedy-beedy, shiny eyes.


I wish you could get a real feel for the AWESOME Black foil dot paper I used for the background. It is the perfect base for this spooky-feeling page.


SUPPLIES: Echo Park Paper Halloween Collection, Black Foil Dots Collection Kit, 3×4 Journaling Cards Paper, Little Monsters Paper, Halloween Stripes Paper, 4×6 Journaling Cards Paper, Jolly Jack-O-Lantern Die Set, Spiderweb & Spider Die Set, Sentiments Stamp Set, Logan Alphabet Stamp Set, Memento Espresso Truffle Ink, Memento Pear Tart Ink, Hole Punch, White Crochet Twine, Cardstock (black, orange, green, white), Black Pearl Stickers, Makeup Sponge, Manual Die Cut Machine, Foam Squares, Adhesive, Scissors, Trimmer, Black Journaling Pen

What types of Halloween pages are you creating these days?! Do you have any traditions that need documenting in your family scrapbooks?

Thanks for coming by today! I hope you enjoyed seeing how I incorporated stamping into this page. Be sure to check out what the rest of the designers have made for the hop!


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66 thoughts on “Echo Park Paper & Imagine Crafts Blog Hop!

  1. Love this page. I love foil paper so I will have to pick up this collection. Great JOB! I will be using this for my halloween photo this year.


  2. I do have a Halloween album that I add pages too every year. Our tradition is to decorate with a giant spiderweb across our front porch with spiders on it. And go to the pumpkin patch for hayrides, apple picking, and getting our pumpkins. Then trick or treating on Halloween night. Loved your page with all the layers, details, patterns, and cute spiders. Just great.


  3. Great page! I hardly ever create Halloween pages anymore, since my kids are now teenagers and I can’t get any good pics of them trick-or-treating anymore. Usually the pics I do get make it into a Project Life-style pocket page, though, so that counts, right? 😉
    Black foil-dot paper, huh? Sounds yummy! Can’t tell in the pic, but I’m sure it’s a great effect IRL.


  4. I use your layouts as my inspiration for all my scrapbooking pages. With three grandkids I am always busy scrapping. Now my husband and grown children want a scrapbook of their own as well.
    Keep the lovely layouts coming!!!


  5. Your layouts are wonderful! I am so far behind on my scrapbooking but don’t feel so overwhelmed anymore because of your designs! I may have just been inspired to get going and work on them again!


  6. How innovative! Loved your use of the echo park papers. My favourite parts were the spiders and jackolanterns …. v nice 🙂 thanks for sharing!!


  7. It’s been a long time since my kids were collecting candy on Halloween. (they’re in their 50s and I won’t mention my age). For many years I would fix a big dinner (chili, tamales, all the fixings, pumpkin pie) and we’d sit outside with the firepit and hand out candy. Either the number of kids
    in the neighborhood have decreased or kids aren’t coming out so I’ve discontinued that tradition.
    I miss seeing the few kids that did come around but the times change. I’ve never scrapbooked
    any of those nights – wish I had because some of the people who came to eat are no longer with us.
    thanks for sharing your wonderful layout.


  8. Your halloween layout is absolutely adorable! Your embellishments are the perfect accents, while still letting the photos shine!


  9. So cool love the black and white photo with those papers! I love getting a Halloween photo with all the candy my kids got and what their favorite is!


  10. What a great layout and design! I just recently purchased the Echo Park Halloween collection and am getting ready to put some Halloween cards together – thank you for the inspiration!! Definitely enjoyed this stop on the blog hop!


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