23 Oct 2013

Trick or Treat......and a little bit Spooky

Hello bloggers sorry it has been so quite over here but somehow "life" seems to have got in the way of my crafting time and I cleaned out my craft room too and have hardly had chance to play in there......... anyway today I just needed some me time and to play with stash I "found" while clearing out my room of stash, so with Halloween  and a few challenges  in mind I have made this......

 
 
Tando Creative Challenges for October is "Spook It" so starting with a Tando Mini Print Tray I "found" in the bottom of a draw seemed a good place to begin, I painted with black paint and when dry I brushed with gold Distress stain.  Using IndigoBlu stamp set Hocus Pocus I stamped several images onto orange stripped paper. Using Tim Holtz Bingo embossing folder and black card I embossed and cut out No. "31"  and cut the big spider with Tim Holtz Alterations die...(I hate spiders) eeek! we have a lot coming into the house at the moment..............
 
 
 
 
Spell bottles were filled with coloured sweet wrappers (yep I keep everything)..... purple, green, and orange, "Spells" was stamped onto card swooshed with distress inks (from my bit box). Stamps are a miniature alpha set, not sure of make. 
 
 
Pumpkin is another "find" and is soft foam I rubbed vintage photo distress ink over it and black soot around the edges, an Idea-ology pin was used to attach a Halloween Sticker (TH) , more stickers - Trick Treat were used at the top of the tray , also I stamped the bird onto orange card.
 Phew I think that's  all it is harder to explain then to make lol, I really enjoyed getting all painty and inky and covered in glue...such fun
 
I will also be playing at
 
Country View Challenges Something Spooky
 
Anything But A Card challenge 28  Colours orange and black
 
 
 
Thanks for looking 'till next time, 


10 comments:

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    1. Terrific spooky tag with lots to see on it

      Love Chrissie x

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  2. What a great project Maggie, just my sort of crafting
    thanks you so much for sharing with us on the ali-craft blog challenge
    ali x

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  3. I love how you've decorated the printer tray! Thanks for joining us at Tando this month.

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  4. The background you created on your mini printer tray looks wonderful and I love how you added the bird at the top. I am with you on spiders.... but can't resist using them around Halloween! Anne x

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  5. I like your mini printers tray. Love the bits you have put on the shelves. Hugs Mrs A.

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  6. I love your mini tray Maggie with all its great details, like the mini bottles and the Hocus Pocus stamps I love much too :) Gorgeous !!! Thank you for sharing with us on Tando's challenge blog this month. Have a good week-end, Coco x

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  7. Fabulous! Love the mini vignettes in the different sections of the tag! Beautiful project! Glad you joined us in the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge spooky fun!

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  8. This is very cool! Love that you filled the bottles with sweet wrappers, what a great idea. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!

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  9. Fabulous mini tray Maggie - so many wonderful details! Thanks for sharing it with us at Country View Crafts this month x

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