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  I was delighted when Mel asked me to join her Design Team. I have enjoyed using stencils, chipboards and serviettes from  Scrapbookingncra...

Sunday 31 October 2021

Day 31 of 31 Days of Halloween - Countdown to Halloween - AND IT'S HALLOWEEN!

  During October you will see many Halloween-y projects on my blog as I am joining in with





Find Leigh's main post here

Leigh has also got a Challenge together with the hop

LeighSBDesigns 31 Days of Halloween Hop+Challenge 2021


The Challenge is specifically for makes involving Leigh's images or svgs

Find Leigh's main post here

So let's celebrate Halloween!! And it's Halloween!!

So a few more decorations have gone up...


My daughter and I carved some pumpkins...


And here they are lit:



As usual I will add  daily retro Halloween postcards from Vintage Image Craft. This is from 1912.


There are a few pages you haven't seen in my Halloween album...



The Boo page above and the page below feature some of Leigh's cats...
The black cats are from Leigh's Black cats Silhouettes





The above set of ATCs are on the back of one of the ATC fold out near the back of my album. They feature images from Gecko Galz - and at the moment Gecko Galz also has a hop - find my page here



I sent a set of these to a friend in a Gecko Galz swap. So pleased they arrived...



I was hoping to add a flip through of the whole book but it is too big a file -


And as always I like to add the skeletons hopping!


Happy Hopping!

And their lilies and bowers of roses,

 


This is my make for the DT team of Outlawz


October 31st to November 13th, 2021

Sunday - Songs and Rhymes 

 For the month of October our sponsor is:

SandiSamples

with a prize of 3 images

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Note:  The theme doesn’t have to be taken literally.  You may use any word or phrase out of it for your project.

Find inspiration in the song or rhyme:

I have made a simple card...

The base is black glossy card matted with green paper. I printed the image and painted it with shimmery watercolours. I trimmed this to size and stamped the sentiment from Stamplorations directly.


The image is 59 Long Stem Roses



Hope you will join in the challenge...

Happy Crafting!

Saturday 30 October 2021

Day 30 of 31 Days of Halloween - Countdown to Halloween

 During October you will see many Halloween-y projects on my blog as I am joining in with





Find Leigh's main post here

Leigh has also got a Challenge together with the hop

LeighSBDesigns 31 Days of Halloween Hop+Challenge 2021


The Challenge is specifically for makes involving Leigh's images or svgs

Find Leigh's main post here

So let's celebrate Halloween!! Just where has October gone to - already we only have just a few days left!!
I am glad I didn't put up my wreath - we have had ferocious weather here in Melbourne yesterday


As usual I will add  daily retro Halloween postcards from Vintage Image Craft. This is from 1911.


In this post I would like to share more of my main project for this October. It is a Halloween album. I had 4 sheets of Graphic 45 paper in my stash so I used this first. But my album will end up with images from Leigh, Gecko Galz and many more...


The other day I showed you this pull out of ATCs towards the back of the book.


Today I am sharing the side of the ones above that you haven't seen...
The backgrounds of the first two are gelli pulls with rubber stamp images embossed on them.
The third is a diecut negative of a spider with coffee stained paper underneath.


I will be sharing these ATCs on Leigh's linky
🎃




The page alongside features images from Gecko Galz - and at the moment Gecko Galz also has a hop - find my page here





And as always I like to add the skeletons hopping!


Happy Hopping!

Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge #566 for 30 October 2021 - make your own background


 A new Christmas Challenge every Saturday!


Today Crafty Hazelnut brings a new weekly Christmas Challenge
with the theme 'Make your own background'

Do pop over and see the fabulous inspiration from my teamies!

If you enter you could win a prize... 
Every week a prize is given to a randomly chosen winner...

Here's my card:


Recipe:
  1. White card blank. Blue layer then the background trimmed to size.
  2. Background made with my Gelli plate and acrylic paint. Added stamped trees with hickory smoke Archival ink.
  3. Punched deer - Stampin Up punch and paper.
  4. The sentiment printed on white, trimmed, added to blue card and placed on dimensional tape.




Happy Crafting!


Friday 29 October 2021

Color Dare Challenge #468 ... Countdown to Halloween

This is another make for the



Do pop over to the Color Dare Challenge and take a look at my teamies' makes!

This is today's colour scheme 


First of all I am going on a little trip down memory lane. My husband and I got married on Valentine's Day in the 70s, and our clothes are very much of the era.


As you can see my little bridesmaid had a Holly Hobbie outfit and carried a Hollie Hobbie doll

So my inspiration became related to Valentine's and carries on with my October Halloween theme. This is another page in my Halloween album.



I have chosen to use many of the colours in the above scheme ( I am sure you can see yellow, orange, brown, red, green), plus black and white.
The main image is a copy of one of my favourite ATCs using a 
Lost Coast real rubber stamp DOD AMOR


I have also used one of my favourite Noolibird stamps - the curled up cat - and another wood block mounted stamp (PSX - D-213) of pumpkins. I added colour with markers to this.

 The black cats are svg cuts from Black cats Silhouettes.



The sentiment is from Leigh's sentiments trimmed and distressed with vintage photo Distress Ink. Finally, I added a bit of penwork.

 

Hope you will join the Color Dare Challenge...

During October you will have seen many Halloween-y projects on my blog as I am joining in with




Find Leigh's main post here

I will share this page to Lost Coast Portal to Creativity 31DOH Challenge too



This is my final submission to the 2021 Cat lovers hop

Do pop over and find all the details on Janis' Her Peaceful Garden blog



This is the link to that main hop post.



And as always I like to add the skeletons hopping!


Happy Hopping!