Category Archives: halloween

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    2016 halloween inspiration series…

    for the past two years i’ve shared some wickedly inspiring halloween project tutorials by some very talented designers on my blog.  back in august i posted this year’s halloween inspiration series, but like most crafters (myself included), each season i find myself gathering and collecting inspiration via social media, pinterest, etc. with the best intentions to make it all.  yet as the holiday gets closer i sit with Continue Reading

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    textured halloween card…

    it’s always cool to see the same product used in different ways.  this month’s tag featured distress collage medium crazing used over ephemera to create a vintage collaged background.  today i’m sharing a quick tutorial showing the same collage medium, but this time used over texture paste to create a colorful textured background.  this effect is a great way Continue Reading

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    2016 halloween inspiration series… project by: paula cheney

    over the past month several talented crafters have shared their innovative ideas using the latest halloween products creating everything from home decor to cards and more.  today’s final project is from the talented paula cheney who designed a textured timepiece to showcase your favorite halloween memories. the dimensional details and colorful layered perspective make this a must-do on Continue Reading

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    2016 halloween inspiration series… project by: richele christensen

    today’s tutorial features cryptic creativity combining nostalgic imagery, translucent tiles, and distressed detail.  these dimensional greetings by richele christensen are perfect for your upcoming haunted happenings, frightful festivities, or ghoulish gatherings this halloween…t!m supplies: inks: Distress Ink/Black Soot; Alcohol Ink/Mushroom crayons: Distress Crayons/Black Soot/Picket Fence/Spiced Marmalade paints: Distress Paint/Black Soot surfaces: Kraft-Core Cardstock/Mini Paper Stash/Materialize embellishments: Adornments/Wicked; Continue Reading

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    2016 halloween inspiration series… project by: vicki evans

    when it comes to the imagination you simply never know what can come from thinking outside the box.  today’s project is from creative mind of vicki evans (aka that crazy chick) sharing a rather elaborate tutorial to design a setting of masterful puppetry. creating this functional assemblage certainly isn’t for the faint-hearted, however the finished theatric masterpiece seems undoubtably worth the Continue Reading

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    2016 halloween inspiration series… project by: zoe hillman

    double-double toil & trouble something brilliant is about to bubble. today’s project will certainly challenge your creative mind into seeing a different use for something thanks to the talents of zoe hillman.  plus learn clever tricks of textured transformation – hello halloween…t!m supplies: inks: Distress Ink Vintage Photo/Walnut Stain/Picket Fence, Black Soot Distress Archival/Black Soot Distress Archival Re-Inker paint: Distress Continue Reading

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    2016 halloween inspiration series… project by: emma williams

    today’s project is a treasure-trove of halloween creativity created by emma williams.  each devious detail tells a tale of artful oddities that something wicked this way comes…t!m supplies: inks: Clear Distress Embossing Ink Pad, Distress Ink/Walnut Stain,  Distress Spray Stain/Antique Linen, Distress Mica Spray/Brushed Pewter; Alcohol Ink Latte/Pitch Black, Gold Mixative paints: Distress Paint/Black Soot/Candied Apple, Ranger Gold Metallic mediums: Continue Reading

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    2016 halloween inspiration series… project by: audrey pettit

    one of my favorite things about designing product is discovering the imaginative possibilities created with them.  after all, what can be better than seeing something transform from the ordinary into the extraordinary?  so i decided to kick off the holiday season by asking several of my crafty friends to share their inspiration with a project designed to inspire your imagination. for Continue Reading

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    sneak peek: stampers anonymous halloween…

    oh how i love halloween time and my new release from stampers anonymous will certainly have those happy haunts materialize (and begin to socialize). this cryptic collection features some of my favorite frightful designs of all time throughout 7 new stamp sets, 6 new layering stencils, and 2 new mini layering stencil sets. time to conjure up those Continue Reading

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    sneak peek: idea-ology halloween…

    there’s just something wickedly nostalgic about vintage halloween imagery that sparks my cryptic curiosities.  this year’s halloween release from idea-ology combines an eclectic assortment of unique objects along with some of my favorites frightful findings from previous years.  many have been reimagined and materialized for another spooktacular season and shipping now – only available while supplies last.  happy halloween everyone…t!m check out the replay of Continue Reading