Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Thus “Reverse Trick or Treat” was conceived! And, since October is mid-term time for him and a few of his best friends, I combined the two.
You might remember the altered candles I did for graduation party favors. I had some supplies left over and found the cutest self adhesive metal “Monster Head” stickers by Jolee’s Boutique.
Still with me?
Whisker Graphics bags?! I actually did one set of full “kits” for son and 4 friends, but his school has this thing called sponsor groups where they put kids together in a dorm like a built in family in groups of 10-12, so I did a box of goodies (minus the bubbles, and candles) for them.
Used the Whisker Graphics bags for those , sealed with these:
The final individual kits:
Monday, October 3, 2011
For Halloween. At least I think so. I mean people keep coming up with such inspiring ideas and there are some great link parties like this one at A Fish Who likes Flowers
Or this one at Midwestern Sewing Girl:
So Mr. Chocolate, if you read this….NO PROMISES! But for now, I’ve got my halls decked…er haunted. Last year I started muting my color palette which I continued this year:
Mr. Chocolate knows me well and got me the the WIcked Witch ornament from The Wizard of Oz collection early enough for Halloween
My Spider Web Glass block now lit up!
An eerily realistic looking skull (sun made for a bad pic) I picked up at Big Lots for $2, He’s wearing the hat that yes, thank you very much, I did wear all around Disneyland!
Where else do you keep glow in the dark skulls if not in an apothecary jar?
“I’m dreaming of a White…..Halloween” Mr. C. strikes again surprising me after Christmas last year with these cute ceramic luminaries he found at a store that was closing.
Blown glass pumpkins we found out of season on a trip somewhere. A wooden pumpkin cut out that I painted and lettered years ago.
My husband’s dad gave us this antique piece which came from my late mother-in-law’s family. My mother in law loved Starbucks, and these are some of the Harvest / Halloween bears they’ve had over the years. Thought it was the perfect place for them !
Thanks for coming on my little tour! Off to check off some other things I might have to add!
From Janet of All Trades, this fantastic piece of framed Halloween art that is so “Ballardy” (that’s a word right?!)
Inside Bru Crew Life provides some fuel to keep us going as we craft all of our Fall and Halloween goodies. How great would these be to include in a neighbor treat?
Brown Paper Packages shared her “Blingety Bling” pumpkins; I love the tone on tone look of these:
Saturday, October 1, 2011
No doubt there will be make and takes or other events at any place that sells card making materials. I thought I’d share a few of my Halloween cards to mark the day!
If you’re already a card maker, have fun! If you’re not, it’s easier than you think with all of the great papers and embellishments…no time like the present!