spooky junque


Good Monday morning friends...
I am back in full swing here with lots to share with you this week.
Rhonna has been at it again with her Spooky Junque line of digital goodness.
How is it that Rhonna makes even Halloween beautiful?

The Spooky Junque Banner Kit is a perfect printable for those of you not quite ready for the digital world. The kit allows you to simply print and cut and alter. Here is my take on this banner kit::

I used eight flags to make my banner. Punching tiny holes in the top they were connected with vintage thread I procured on one of my antique travels. My suggestion, whenever you come across anything slighly useful like a whole spool of vintage thread that is unique and one of a kind...grab it up. You will not be sorry. I use this thread all the time. So happy to have found it.

This burlap striped print is one of my favorites. After I printed and trimmed each flag, I distressed the edges with the edge scraper from this kit, and used my blending tool to add some ink and additional distressing. This particular flag is layered with a Martha Stewart doily that is altered with a paint dabber in sandal. A butterfly was die cut from another pattern of the flags, and then attached with a stick pin.

The quatrefoil flag is adorable. There are bonus images that come with the flag printable. For this part of the banner, I simply trimmed and adhered those extra elements. The mini flags on the top are already in that shape and one only needs to cut them out, as I did here, and sew them to the top of the flag. The floral image was fancy cut and popped up to give this flag a bit of dimension. (fancy cut is when at image is trimmed right around it's border).

Do I not love this pattern? Yes I do. O.K...so there are alot of favorite patterns to this kit. They would make lovely papers all of them. This is what I mean about making Halloween even beautiful. The original intent of this kit was more along the lines of the scary holiday, but I turned it to be more of an autumnal feel. These papers were more than willing to comply. This banner above is also layered with a Martha Stewart die cut doily but painted with a black dabber. Then kraft paper was die cut as a label and then stamped in black using this stamp collection. The spade, a bonus image on the printable,  was 'fancy cut' and popped up on the label die cut for another take on this banner.

Some of these banners were so beautiful left just as they were, with no need for too much additional embellishment. This one for example, only needed a scalloped punched pattern and a trimmed out mini flag sewed to the top to set it off. Love.

Another real simple version. The flag was trimmed and distressed, then I cut out the orange chevron and card image from another flag image, and attached with a black and cream trim from my stash. Easy.

Love me this chevron pattern with the floral touches on the top! You will notice a bit of a pattern I am following here. As with a few other of the flags, this too is a layered die cut doily, painted, and fancy cut pieces of the bonus elements. I treated one of the pattern paper pieces like a piece of tape and trimmed the edges with pinking sheers. The bird is an image on the printable. He is trimmed out and  popped up on top of the layers to add dimension. Very doable, and one only needs to repeat the embellishment to create a divine banner.

The map pattern flag is found on both ends of the banner. The embellishments are the same on both of them to give it a look of completion. Just print. Trim. Distress. And add mini flags.

I trimmed more mini flags + used the Grateful Glam Tags N Flags kit to make some extra embellishments.
These kits are endless. And I look forward to sharing even more of them with you.
If you have any questions about what you see here, please leave me a comment, and I will be so happy to get back to you.


  1. Love it all! I really do love that you can't simply print and cut and don't have to do a lot to this banner! Hugs from Conroe, TX!

  2. oh yes ... that is so inspiring and versatile.

  3. That's just uber duper cool :) love it!!! :) I don't think it's spooky at all :) just adorable :)

  4. Love your banner Jamie, I have been wanting to make one for ages ;-))


  5. So fun! I love that it says Halloween but in a very classy way :)