Saturday, October 31, 2015

Halloween With Gina's Designs and Creative Paperclay

It's time for a fun Halloween Theme Blog Hop! Gina's Designs Lasercuts Design Team has teamed up with the Creative Paperclay Design Team for this fun blog hop. We are all excited to show off our Halloween projects and even more excited about the fact YOU can win a prize.

The Prize Package includes: 1 pound package of Paperclay 1 sample package of Sandits and $25 shopping spree to Gina's Designs Lasercuts 

How to enter - each of these will get you one entry 
1) Stop by each blog on the hop and leave a comment
 2) Pin each project on your Pinterest site
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Hi Everyone, Dianna here with a Halloween Fence Wall Art.  I painted the fence black and then cut the paper out to match the fence.  I tore up the paper to create a spooky effect.  Then I distressed the paper with black ink.  Then I painted the Haunted House black and used Stickles all over the house.  I used a purple Copic on Vellum behind the windows.  The skeleton was painted white and used white Stickles on the skeleton to make him pop.  The tree and fence was sprayed with a gray, then a silver mister, I then distressed the tree and fence with black ink. The shutters were painted with green paint and green Stickles was applied.  

Creative Paperclay Delight was used in molds for the bats, pumpkin, owl and moon.  I have to admit that I had a lot of fun using the Paperclay Delight.  It was so easy to use in the molds.  After the clay dried, I used my Copic Markers, which took to the clay very easily.   

I used Spanish moss around the house to but not the tree because I wanted the 31 on the paper to show. 

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Friday, October 30, 2015

Spooky Sentiment and Tombstones by Dianna's Crafts

Hi Everyone, Dianna here with Gina's Designs Spooky Stand Up Sentiment and Tombstone Stand Ups.  I made this project with Amy Loves' celebration of 500 Youtube Subs in mind.  I will be sending this to Amy as part of her giveaway.  Make sure you hop over and see
Amy's Youtube channel.

First I spray painted the sign black and cut the Spooky out of three different papers. I then embossed the purple with a splatter folder.  I then tore the different papers in various areas to give a more tattered look.  I then distressed the edges with black ink

I then painted the wrought iron set black and placed the large fence behind the Spooky.

I painted the skeletons white and used white and purple Stickles on all the skeletons.  I cut the arms and legs off the large skeleton, punched holes in all the pieces and used brads to reattach the limbs.  I used orange paint on the pumpkin and placed the pumpkin in the skeleton. I placed a green rosette with a black bat on the top of one of the fence spikes. The spiderweb was painted white and daubed with white Stickles.

I decided to paint four tombstones black and used black Stickles on three of them.  The fourth black tombstone I used grey Stickles over the black to create a streaked look.  I painted the last tombstones grey and distressed both with black ink.  Stickles was used on the angel tombstone and the center stone was papered with left over scrap paper.  

Gina's Designs

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Witch Door Owl by Dianna's Crafts

Hi Everyone, Dianna here with a Halloween Witch Owl.  Gina made me a witch hat to fit the door owl.  

I started by spray painting the owl, hat, eyes and wings black. I then used a Fisker double feather punch and punched about two hundred feathers in black, green and two different colors of purple. 

I could not help myself and made Wanda eyes with eye lashes.  (Yes, I named the owl Wanda).  I traced the eyes, fussy cut them and then cut them in half for the eye lid.  I then punched a 2-1/2 circle in purple,  I then punched a 1-1/2 inch circle in white and a 1 inch circle in black. I then cut straight lines in a two inch strip of black paper for the eye lashes.  Around the black circles I used Stickles to give the eyes some more pop.  The nose was traced and fussy cut out.  

I used black Stickles first and daubed all over the hat.  I then used a dark purple Stickles and daubed that all over also.  I then used a light purple Stickles and created high lights.  I created a rosette with the same paper as the one on wings.  The feathers were colored with purple and green markers.  I used Stickles on the feathers.  The spiderweb was colored with a white paint marker and white Stickles. The purple and green spiders were left over from previous project. 

I sprayed Gina's "Wicked" with green Maya Mist and it dried just like the picture.  I placed another spider on the title and glued it to the wings.  Done!

Gina's Designs

Friday, October 16, 2015

Tea Composition Box by Dianna's Crafts

Hi Everyone,  this is my first Shabby Chic project and also my mother's day gift to my mom.   We both love tea, so I made her a something to that matched her new bedroom colors and her love of tea. 

I painted Gina's Designs Composition Box white and then used a light beige to create a white washed look (which you cannot see but is there :).  I used Graphic 45 Botanical Tea paper and fussy cut the birds, teapot and rose out.  I tore the teal paper and distressed it for the background.  The I used a teal spritz on Gina's Designs Cardstock Doily.  

The bottom box has a lace back and a art deco brooch with a black ribbon bow.  I stamped a victorian lady stamp and left it black and white except for the hat and dress which I colored with Copic Markers.  

The second box's back was papered with Graphic 45 Botanical Tea and the humming birds.  The butterfly is from Gina's Designs and I used Twinkling H20's.   The key was painted white then silver to create a marbled effect.  The yellow rose is from Graphic 45 and the embossed cut outs were distressed with ink.  I used a row of seed pearls on the edge of the embossed cut out. 

The third box has 1/2 of a Gina's Designs Cardstock Doily lightly distressed.  The teal button is one of two used in the box.  The tea cup and spoon is from Gina's and were painted white then chalk ink was applied.  The flower stamp is from Graphic 45.  The flowers were white and spritzed with teal paint, allowed to dry then spritzed again with a silver mist.  The little frame is actually a ball label holder that I got on clearance.  The frame was a bright gold so I lightly painted white then went over it with a silver sharpie.  I put black velvet ribbon behind it and used buttons from my stash.  

Below is a Composition Box that I did for Halloween 2014.  I wanted to show how different the Composition Box looks with different ideas.  

Thank you for looking ;)

Items Used
Gina's Designs

Graphic 45
Botanical Tea

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Halloween Door Owl by Dianna's Crafts

Hi Everyone, Dianna here with a Halloween Door Owl.  I used Gina's Designs Door Owl and  Graphic 45's Steampunk Spells. 

I spray painted the owl with black paint.  While I waited for the paint to dry, I punched the feathers, about 250 feathers.  It seems like a lot of work but it only took about 1 hour total.  On the solid color feathers I used a Gelly Roll Pen to create "feather" lines.  After the paint dried, I used black and orange Stickles on the head of the Owl, which I dubed Clarence.  

The Clarence's wings were traced and cut out of Graphic 45's Time Flies paper. I then fussy cut two extra for the eyes. The bow was cut from a 1-inch strip of paper.  I glued it in a circle then pinched the middle, cut two tabs on the sides then used and extra strip to wrap around the middle. I then used a strip of scrap envelope (one that was sent to me) and glued it to the middle of Clarence.  I did this in order to give the feathers a better base to stick to.  I inked all of the feathers (including the black ones). 

I traced the top hat on Graphic 45's Steampunk Spells.  I used a black velvet ribbon, a black rosette, and black feathers.  The orange ribbon and orange feathers for a pop of color. The silver spider finishes the hat.   

I used gears for Clarence's nose, which were inked black.  I cut a gear in 1/2 and inked that as well.  I painted the eyes orange and because it was such a bright orange I inked the whole circle.  I used the two clocks as eyes and used metals clock hands.  

Items Used

Gina's Designs

Door Owl - Coming Soon

Graphic 45
Steampunk Spells

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Witches Cabinet by Dianna's Crafts

Hi Everyone Dianna here with my Halloween inspired by Gina's Designs cabinet and Graphic 45's Rare Oddities Collection. 

First I painted the cabinet black and then laid the pieces out on the Graphic 45 Rare Oddities - Brews and Potions paper to get the sections of the paper that I wanted.  I cut the paper, then glued the cabinet, without the paper on it with Beacon 3 in 1.  

I ended up cutting and piecing sections in the order that I wanted, so that it does not look like the original paper anymore.  I then glued the paper on the assembled cabinet.  I used black ink on the edges of the paper.  

I then fussy cut matching bottles and scroll work, inking the edges.  I then used chipboard strips to pop them up.  

I then fussy cut the owl and butterfly out from the Graphic 45 Rare Oddities - Ghostly Greeting.  I inked the edges and used a gold paint pen on Gina's Wooden Decorative Key.  I used black ink to distress the key and used a bronze Sharpie on clear stones then placed the stones on the key.  I used chipboard scrap to give the owl some support.  Then I glued the owl and butterfly to the key and the key to the cabinet. 

I painted one of Gina's spiderwebs black and used purple Stickles to give 
a little bling.  I then labeled bottles and put some glitter and micro beads as frogs eyes.  I then labeled the books that I had gotten on clearance. 

I can place everything in drawer for storage when the Holiday is over. 

Lastly, I painted Gina's new three witches (the pretty one) white, then used markers to draw her hair, skin and top. I used the back of the Rare Oddities to create the skirt.  

I did not want to glue her to the cabinet so I designed a stand using chipboard strips and strips from an envelopes that were mailed to me using priority mail.  Yes, I save everything.  

Thank you for looking!

Items Used

Gina's Designs
Witches (Coming Soon)

Graphic 45
Rare Oddities Collection
Ghostly Greetings
Brews and Potions