Friday, 31 October 2014

October 31st - Day 31 of 31DOH

Well... it's DAY 31 of Smeared Ink's 31 Days of Halloween...a huge blog hop for you to enjoy every day
 ALL THROUGH OCTOBER !!




For more details hop over to Terra's Blog...there are great prizes to be won!!
 Find out about the Scavenger Hunt! 

Hope you are enjoying the hop - there are some amazing creations to see!
I am gaining so much inspiration from all these varied projects!!
And I really do appreciate the comments you leave!
The blog roll is on my side bar.
 If you are hopping in order your next stop is Creepy Glowbugg!

IT'S HALLOWEEN!!

My final make of the blog is also my DT make for LOC where a new challenge starts today:


I used Smeared Ink's Smell My Feet Pumpkin Head, coloured with Promarkers.


The original white card blank was matted with green card and then layered with DP -
 I've used quite a lot of these Halloween papers from Best Creation Inc this October!
I had to add a spider...

And finally inside:




Thursday, 30 October 2014

October 30th - Day 30 of 31DOH

Well... it's DAY 30 of Smeared Ink's 31 Days of Halloween...a huge blog hop for you to enjoy every day
 ALL THROUGH OCTOBER !!



Woohoo...the penultimate day!!

For more details hop over to Terra's Blog...there are great prizes to be won!!
 Find out about the Scavenger Hunt! 

Hope you are enjoying the hop - there are some amazing creations to see!
I am gaining so much inspiration from all these varied projects!!
And I really do appreciate the comments you leave!
The blog roll is on my side bar.
 If you are hopping in order your next stop is Creepy Glowbugg!

First I want to show you a very quick way of decorating a candle...
this was for a previous Halloween...


Take a bought paper serviette and separate the layers -
 you only need the top coloured one (discard the other two).
Trim to size to wrap around the candle and wrap again with waxed paper.
Use your heat gun to melt the tissue into the candle then remove the waxed paper.

This is today's pair of candles:


These were serviettes decorated with skulls - from Tesco's.
I added some witches stamped with Versafine and a SU stamp.
(When I was stamping on the muslin ealier in the hop I just used Versafine...)

My other make is a very quick tag card...


The tag uses a scrap of DP to mat the Dilly Beans image, coloured with Promarkers.


I added the Halloween sentiment and a couple of felt embellishments!!

Happy Crafting!! 



Wednesday, 29 October 2014

October 29th - Day 29 of 31DOH

Well... it's DAY 29 of Smeared Ink's 31 Days of Halloween...a huge blog hop for you to enjoy every day
 ALL THROUGH OCTOBER !!




For more details hop over to Terra's Blog...there are great prizes to be won!!
 Find out about the Scavenger Hunt! 

Hope you are enjoying the hop - there are some amazing creations to see!
I am gaining so much inspiration from all these varied projects!!
And I really do appreciate the comments you leave!
The blog roll is on my side bar.
 If you are hopping in order your next stop is Creepy Glowbugg!


OK - so I won't get this made into a wall hanging this year - maybe next!!

Anyway I needed to make a tag to add to my sister's Birthday present on Halloween...

So here's a couple using Bugaboo's digis


I have used scraps of DP and some of the wrapping paper I will use for the parcel
plus ribbon, embossed 'Happy Halloween' and the odd embellishment!



I will link this to Crafting By Design - Halloween

Happy Crafting!



Tuesday, 28 October 2014

October 28th - Day 28 of 31DOH

Well... it's DAY 28 of Smeared Ink's 31 Days of Halloween...a huge blog hop for you to enjoy every day
 ALL THROUGH OCTOBER !!




For more details hop over to Terra's Blog...there are great prizes to be won!!
 Find out about the Scavenger Hunt! 

Hope you are enjoying the hop - there are some amazing creations to see!
I am gaining so much inspiration from all these varied projects!!
And I really do appreciate the comments you leave!
The blog roll is on my side bar.
 If you are hopping in order your next stop is Creepy Glowbugg!

I am running out of time - only 3 more days after this and I have images, papers,
 and a cat to decopatch!!!


And suddenly I have little time to craft...
my husband arrived back from India a week ago,
our goods arrived at our new home on Thursday!
(It didn't help that I had arranged to go to a quilting show with a friend
down in Malvern on Friday...)
We are now unpacking...unpacking...
But I believe these boxes may hold my stash:


There are about 20 boxes there - labelled 'cosmetics' - 
the Pickfords men put them in the (quite large) bathroom.
A quick peek in one revealed crafty stuff...
But they are pretty low on the priority list for opening!!

Anyway here's hoping I will manage the last 4 days...

Here's today's make - a card using DD Pumpkin Pestilence coloured with Promarkers.
The long rectangular Kraft card blank was matted with paper from my mini-stash.
Other elements were from a Best Creation Inc. paper.




Happy Crafting!




Monday, 27 October 2014

October 27th - Day 27 of 31DOH

Well... it's DAY 27 of Smeared Ink's 31 Days of Halloween...a huge blog hop for you to enjoy every day
 ALL THROUGH OCTOBER !!




For more details hop over to Terra's Blog...there are great prizes to be won!!
 Find out about the Scavenger Hunt! 

Hope you are enjoying the hop - there are some fantastic creations to see!
 While I hop, I am being shown so many new techniques,
 I am being given so many ideas
and I am just generally enjoying the creativity!

And I really do appreciate the comments left on my blog!
Everyone is so kind!!

The blog roll is on my side bar.
 If you are hopping in order your next stop is Creepy Glowbugg!

I have seen various banners on the hop - and in particular Sandy's - so I thought I would have a go...
This small remnant came to hand - my Dad thought the images were chickens - but they are cats!!


I then printed some images on some white muslin:


The Witch is Visible Image, the owls are Digi Digi Doodle,
 the rest are free stamps from Get Stamping Magazine.

This is how it turned out:





Happy Crafting!


Sunday, 26 October 2014

October 26th - Day 26 of 31DOH

Well... it's DAY 26 of Smeared Ink's 31 Days of Halloween...a huge blog hop for you to enjoy every day
 ALL THROUGH OCTOBER !!




For more details hop over to Terra's Blog...there are great prizes to be won!!
 Find out about the Scavenger Hunt! 

Hope you are enjoying the hop - there are some fantastic creations to see!
 While I hop, I am being shown so many new techniques,
 I am being given so many ideas
and I am just generally enjoying the creativity!

And I really do appreciate the comments left on my blog!
Everyone is so kind!!

The blog roll is on my side bar.
 If you are hopping in order your next stop is Creepy Glowbugg!

'Room on the Broom' is a brilliant kid's book written by Julia Donaldson.
I recently watched the film with my great nephew...we loved it!
The story basically has different animals asking if there is room on the

for me...

My card today is inspired by this story...

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First I used Bugaboo's Image AKV Witch Broom
 and a rubber stamp of a dog that I picked up in a bargain bin.
These were coloured with Promarkers.


I used a rectangular card blank and matted it with paper from Little Boo Collection 'Night Owl'.
I used more of this to mount the words which were printed on the computer. "broom' was a scrap from a Best Creation Inc. paper.
I then assembled the card as above, adding glitter and googly eyes...


Happy Crafting!!


Saturday, 25 October 2014

October 25th - Day 25 of 31DOH AND World Card Making Month with SNS #4

Well... it's DAY 25 of Smeared Ink's 31 Days of Halloween...a huge blog hop for you to enjoy every day
 ALL THROUGH OCTOBER !!



LESS THAN A WEEK TO GO!

For more details hop over to Terra's Blog...there are great prizes to be won!!
 Find out about the Scavenger Hunt! 

Hope you are enjoying the hop - there are some amazing creations to see!
I am gaining so much inspiration from all these varied projects!!
And I really do appreciate the comments you leave!
The blog roll is on my side bar.
 If you are hopping in order your next stop is Creepy Glowbugg!

I am combining this post with...


The 4th challenge for World Card Making Month at SNS is

Halloween or Orange - create a Halloween card or a card using the color orange as the main color.

I think this fits the Orange theme but is also Halloweeny...

I was very fortunate recently to win a couple of images from Meljens

This is Harvest Moon.
I printed it on some lovely handmade paper (from Nepal), cut it out and, after colouring,
adhered it to a 'Kraft' card base.


For the moon I used stamping in three stamps - Kitchen Sink Stamps (Owl and Autumn Moon)
using Summer Sun, Orange and Pumpkin Pie.
The rest was coloured with Promarkers - walnut, honeycomb and gold.

Finally I added UHU glitter glue in gold.

Please join in with the challenge over at Sketch~N~Scrap

and continue hopping with 31DOH!!

Happy Crafting!



Friday, 24 October 2014

October 24th Thanksgiving with Blue moon creations!

Well - have been having awful trouble with the Internet - hopefully I will get this loaded!!

It is the start of a new challenge at Blue Moon Creations - Stamping with Thanks and Thanksgiving!!

This is my DT card...

I started with a cream card blank and matted it with this beautiful paper...
(Fairy Flora Collection, Summer Storm)


The tag is on dimensionals with some gold ribbon and the sentiment from Spiced Sunshine stamps


Using another stamp from Spiced Sunshine
I used the triple stamping method to make this element - one of my favourite techniques!



Happy Crafting!


October 24th - Day 24 of 31DOH

Well... it's DAY 24 of Smeared Ink's 31 Days of Halloween...a huge blog hop for you to enjoy every day
 ALL THROUGH OCTOBER !!




For more details hop over to Terra's Blog...there are great prizes to be won!!
 Find out about the Scavenger Hunt! 

Hope you are enjoying the hop - there are some fantastic creations to see!
 While I hop, I am being shown so many new techniques,
 I am being given so many ideas
and I am just generally enjoying the creativity!

And I really do appreciate the comments left on my blog!
Everyone is so kind!!

The blog roll is on my side bar.
 If you are hopping in order your next stop is Creepy Glowbugg!

After yesterday's dolly pegs I moved on to clip pegs...


Here are my first two:


I added scraps of paper, Digis from Bugaboo's Make it Snappy Witch and foam die-cuts.
The Raven was from Ike's free Poe Paper




My next one uses Smeared Ink's Devil Boy
and scraps of paper from Best Creation Inc.






My final one is my DT inspiration for LOC's new Challenge. Do pop over to Left of Center as there is a DT call going on there...!!


I intended to use a Limited Runs image but somehow I found Tworki to hand.. .by Rick St Dennis....




Happy Crafting!