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Grow Where You are Planted Halloween Decor Shadow Box Guest Design for Alpha Stamps

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Hey there Peeps! So excited to be sharing the project I created as a guest designer for Alpha Stamps. They sent me oodles of fabby Halloween paper pretties and supplies and I just could not hardly wait to play.

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I used  the Little Ghouls Kit from Alpha Stamps along with some bits and pieces from my stash to create this fun Halloween decor Shadow Box. The kit is chock full of vintagy images, patterned papers, holiday emebllies, and chipboard.

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I created the shadow box itself with a basic chipboard frame and created boxes for each section then added it to a super sturdy base. The frame was then painted with crackle paint. Each section has a pattern of paper from the kit. These little moon  charms are really fun and make a great accent dangling from  bakers twine and adhered behind coordinating flowers.

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Going with  a spooky garden theme I created bat flowers growing on copper stems with itty bitty buttons and charms added.  The little gardener chap has a wheelbarrow to harvest his crop and fanciful wings, altered chipboard gate, and a mossy field to plant in.

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Additional holiday characters are displayed in their own environment with chippies, flowers, paper rosettes, sequins, and fun charms from Alpha Stamps.

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Star garland and glittery strips add texture and brings the design out onto the front of the frame. The trick to adding layers of vintagy images is to include foam spacers for depth.

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You can see from this angle how dimensional this shadow box is.  What fun to play with this kit. Thanks so much to Alpha Stamps for letting me join your team as guest this month and for the generous dt box full of awesome supplies.

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Alpha Stamps~ Little Ghouls Kit

Halloween Dress Up Collage Sheet

Little Sweeties Collage Sheet

Little Darlings Collage Sheet

Halloween Clock Spinners Collage Sheet

Halloween Darlings Collage Sheet

Authentique Paper 6 x 6 inch Bewitched

Additional Chipboard supplies from Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts

Gothic Border Trim ~ Gypsy Soul

Widow’s Walk Fencing ~ Gypsy Soul

2.5 Tall Wrought Iron Fence ~ Gypsy Soul

Chipboard ATC Cards ~ Gypsy Soul

 

Flowers from Really Reasonable Ribbon

 

 

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As the Crow Flies

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There is so much Halloween going in in my shop right now friends and I just want to share it all!!! This card is one of my favorites.

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I really love plaid. I mean like a lot. Really. I will plaid anything that stands still.

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This crow is just so cool. It’s layered over a vintagy clock which for some reason made me think of the expression Time Flies. Isn’t funny that phrases stick in your head?

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There’s Petaloo flowers here along with handcrafted paper flowers, and even one I created with metal.

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These die cut feathers really fill in the arrangement and give it height….it also looks pretty cool right? They’re layered over a spiderweb and netting.

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Sequins and bling add detail…and a little sparkle.

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So many layers here….and I love them all!

As the Crow Flies Halloween Greeting Card at Polly’s on Etsy.

Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Plaid Ribbon Black

OKay that’s all for me. Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

Haunted Dress Shop with Tutorial

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Hey there Peeps. Ginny here to share a Halloween project created with some fabby chippies from Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts.

It’s a haunted dress shop!!! How fun is that?

I’m using the frame to the Coffin Box to create a bit of a shadow box.

There’s a glittery flourish layered over a fussy cut spiderweb.

Flowers with netting add a great texture.

The dress form has a spooky inspired outfit on all ready for a Halloween party.

I wiped down the chippies to prepare them for finishing.

A little trick I’ve learned while cutting down paper to fit inside something is to add a bit of a folded tab so you can easily pull the paper out if you need to until you get the shape trimmed just right.

Painting the coffin box lid and flourish frame with a creamy acrylic in metallic black.

Now adding silvery embossing powder then heat setting.

Beginning the outfit with a striped patterned paper.

Using a doily patterned paper to create a skirt.

Two layers of doily topped off with a spiderwebby pattern on velum.

Many layers of foam tape to secure the dress form in the coffin shadow box. This also adds nice dimension.

Last but not least….a haunted sign and fussy cut bat.

Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts~  6 Inch Coffin BoxFantasy Frame and FlourishesVintage Seamstress Shapes Set.

Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

Bewitched Halloween Greeting Wall Hanging

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Hey there Peeps! Ginny here to share a very fun Halloween decor wall hanging.

 

I’ve layered altered chipboard with patterned papers with a vintage feel.

There’s a nice selection of coordinating flowers and glittery embellies.

I do love adding a giant spider and vintage buttons to my Halloweeny projects.

Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Black Plaid RibbonBlack Burlap StringPurple Open Roses.

Wishing you all a happy and productive day : ) G

Candy Corn Cup Shaker Greeting Card with Lawn Fawn Pumpkin Spice

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Hey there Peeps and happy Monday!  How was your weekend? Ours went by in a blur so I’m looking forward to settling into the shop and getting back to work.

I happened to pick up some new stamps last week and I’ve been having a blast coloring with them.  Pumpkin Spice from Lawn Fawn is meant to be for Fall.

Then I thought to myself….how can I make this stamp work for Halloween too? So I decided to add some lines and color the cup image like a candy corn!!!!!

Halloween Cuppa Shaker Greeting Card

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I love this so much!!!!!  I can tell I’m going to get a lot of use from the stamp set. I used Spectrum Noir markers to color it in.  I think candy corn flavored coffee would be amazing. If anyone knows where I can get some….leave me a comment.

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I cut a frame to resemble the old style instant camera frames and created the shaker window. The sentiment greeting is also a Lawn Fawn Stamp.

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Handcrafted flowers are added to altered chipboard to create a festive arrangement. I tucked in some burlap string and spiderweb printed ribbon and die cut leaves to fill in.

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I wanted to add quite a lot of sequins and Prills inside the shaker so I used a triple layer of foam which was really noticeable so I just wrapped it in black cardstock and now it has a nice finished look even from the sides.

Polly’s Paper Studio~ Halloween Cuppa Shaker Greeting Card

Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Spiderweb on Black SatinBlack Burlap String, Black Double Headed Stamens, Scotch Advanced Tape Glider (ATG) General Purpose Refills.

Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts~ Spiderweb Shape Set

Lawn Fawn~Pumpkin Spice, Happy Happy Happy add on set.

Okay that’s all for me wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

Moon Cat Halloween Greeting Card

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Well I think you all have figured out by now that I seriously love Halloween. And no it’s not just for the candy lol. There’ just so many fun embellies to use I can’t help myself and I always go overboard!

This card is created for the Really Reasonable Ribbon Anything Goes with Ribbon or Trim Challenge. 

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I’m a total cat person too so this card was extra fun to make.

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Black Plaid Ribbon and Black Burlap String are the perfect finishing touch for this arrangement with handcrafted flowers. I’ve mixed in glitter stars and die cut leaves topped off with Stickles.

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Last but not least I’ve added buttons, a fun clip, and labels topped with a holiday sentiment.

Okay now it’s your turn to create an Anything Goes with Ribbon or Trim project and link up with us to play along.

Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

Halloween Greeting Holiday Wall Hanging

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Hello there Peeps!  Well I’m in the full swing of Halloween here and I’ve got a great home decor wall hanging to share today.

Halloween Greeting Holiday Wall Hanging

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I started with some fabby patterned papers with plaids and chevron….my favorites!

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I used coordinating patterns to create flowers and gave them a blingy center.

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Ribbon with a bold stripe is layered  with houndstooth  and topped off with a matching button.

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More flowers for this side along with die cut leaves, twine, a metal key, and star garland.

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Little owl chippie looks spookatcular perching on his  branch in the flowers. To dress the bottom I’ve added a lace-pom pom trim-tinsel arrangement and some actual vintage buttons.

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A bit of Stickles and Prills to finish off this frightfully delightful decor.

Polly’s Paper Studio~ Halloween Greeting Holiday Wall Hanging.

Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Black and White Houndstooth, Black Licorice Bakers Twine, Gladys Black Crochet Lace, Orange Open Roses, White Magnolia.

Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts~Creepy Corners, Spiderweb Shape Set.