Tuesday, October 23, 2012

It's raining scary pumpkins, black cats, and Halloween!

IF YOU ARE HERE FOR THE SCRAPPY ROOM MAKEOVER GIVEAWAY, CLICK HERE!

Happy, Happy Tuesday!

I love October!  and I love Halloween!

Today, I want to share 2 projects I completed for Pretty Little Studio, using their Scaredy Cat collection.  This is one of my favorite Halloween collections and I love the cute, whimsical die-cuts, and the great traditional Halloween colors, with pops of purple and monster green!

My first project was created with only 2 sheets of paper, a frame, glitter, crackle and shimmer paint!

Step One: 

Cut individual pieces from ONE sheet of Costume paper. For my example, I cut the trick or treaters, the 2 witches, the pumpkin, the owl, and the word 'spooky'



Step Two:

Embellishment cut pieces, with glitter, crackle paint, and shimmer paint.







Step Three:

Embellish the SECOND sheet of as desired.  For my example, I applied crackle paint on the apples and around the 'spooky' title.

Step Four:

Adhere cut pieces to SECOND sheet with pop dots, placing them directly over the same image on the 2nd sheet.

Step Five:

Frame and enjoy!
My second project is a layout I created for this weeks Sketch Challenge, over at PLS.

I love these sketches by Keri....they are so versatile and super wonderful.


I 'expanded' on the spider web theme for the sketch this week, by adding black mist in the corners of my paper, and layering a large die cut spider web over various Halloween patterned paper. 

Instead of 2 photos, I used one, and replaced the second photo spot with several Halloween word ribbon labels. 



Aren't the Scaredy Cat Die Cuts and banner tags adorable?  I love the design and colors!





I hope my projects put you in the Halloween spirit!  With only one more week before the big Trick or Treat night get out those scary decorations and fun costumes!

If you haven't seen my Scrappy Room Makeover with GIVEAWAY, be sure to visit this blog post!
There are lots of goodies being given away!

Thank you as always for stopping by!  Have a boo-ti-ful day!
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6 comments:

Erin Blegen said...

Both projects are just awesome, Tina!! I love your detailed closeups- and these definitely make me anxious for Halloween~!!

Take care :)~

xErin

Diana Waite said...

these projects are TOTALLY fun!

Ashley Horton said...

That frame is too fun Tina!! Love the 3 dimensional look you created with the fussy cutting!! And that layout is really fabulous!!

reneabouquets said...

Love your take on the sketch! So clever and cool!

sandi said...

Wow Tina! Both of these are absolutely fabulous! Wow! Such creativity!!!!!!!!

melshappyscrappyplace said...

Great projects!!! Love all of that fussy cutting :)

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