Skip to main content

Things and Creatures

HAPPY OCTOBER 1ST! 

Spooky, creepy and things that crawl.  Ghosts, Zombies a fright for all!  There was this idea of Jack-O-Lanterns laughing, slime oozing, ghosts moaning and bats cruising.  

The Crypt is full no room at the Inn but for you I'll make an exception let us begin!


Check out all the fun Sizzix dies I used... HOLY!  Follow the numbers to get an idea how I created my Headstone Candy Holders.  They are somewhat in order.   Let's face it... we all prefer the photo's anyway!














These are sun fun and can hold candy or little battery operated tea light.


Using the cheesecloth for the Jacks reminds me of the goo inside a pumpkin.


The Zombie hands look creepy emerging from the depths!


Loving the Distress Glitter!


I cannot get enough of this Lost Zombie.


Shackles and all!


I love adding the twisted on the back... has that Beetlejiuce feel.


Creating Halloween is the best!

 
 photo NWD Sig.png
 photo EM_1.png

Comments

  1. Fabulous Halloween projects, love how you added the arms from the zombie . Great use of the dies and fab step by steps. Tracy x

    ReplyDelete
  2. Ha, ha, when the name of your post pops up in my reader I just know it is going to be a fabulous make, you never disappoint Nicole, these creations are just fantastic! Loving the scary branches and the brilliant ghosts..... Brilliant. Anne xx

    ReplyDelete
  3. Ohhh Nicole...you win!! Next year will be Halloweenapalooza in my house!! I have to start saving up for all those dies BUT I want them all!! LOL Absolutely love this project!!

    ReplyDelete
  4. How fun is this?!! WOWZERS! That candy is making my mouth water. I love how you love Halloween! Awesome use of all the goods too! LOVE!

    ReplyDelete
  5. And YOU are the BEST at creating Halloween! These candy holders are the sweeeetest Halloween craft I've seen this season! I'm so kicking myself for not getting those mini stencils! Your tombstones and jac-o-lanterns are amazingly realistic! Hugs!

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

My heartfelt thanks for stopping by.

Popular posts from this blog

Journaling Tuck Spots and Pockets

It is official... I am addicted to Journaling.  This is an inspiration post... why?  I may have become lost in my creativity... it happens.
Scroll through the the photos for ideas.  I have been inspired by my fellow journalers too.  
I kept the cover of Eileen Hull's new Journalsimple with a flipped cabinet card and some crackle paste stenciling.

Inside there are pages of Memoranda paper and Idea-Ology from Scrap ShotzMarch Scrapbook Kit.

A mini book stuffed in a pocket too.

Nicole Wright Designs Fallen Blossomis used on the tag, stamped and watercolored with worn lipstick oxide ink.

I used pages from my 115 year old art journal to create another mini.  Stamping and watercoloring throughout each page with Garden Flower and my stamp set Fallen Blossom.

Tuck spots and pockets for stuffing notes.  

The March Kit with the new Memoranda paper is perfect on it's own.  But I still cut it up and collaged with it.

I fussy cut a found relative since I am still trying to get my hands on …

Mixed Media Canvas w/ Baked Texture

What's new?  Well I am stretching my mixed media skills or lack thereof so playing with paints the Baked Texture embossing powders on canvas is really new to me.  Keep in mind I am playing and learning as I go.

There is a lot of laying and overlapping of powders.

Even a little stamping and embossing.

Quotes get inked and embossed too.

Even theGear Corners from Southern Ridge are layered.

The canvas background is dylusions paints, stamping and a little fun making rings with various lids and an eraser.

Grungy too.

I am digging this new creative direction I am exploring.  Just having fun and sharing as I go... good or not it's all about experimenting.
PIN IT

Country View Crafts- Anything Goes Mixed Media Monthly Challenge- Ring in the new Year (something new, Baked Texture)



Art Journaling with Baked Texture

I recently got a Dylusions Journal to play and experiment with.  I am learning to play with Dylusions paints and at this point I'm I am loving it.  
Check out my second pages where I throw in the new Seth ApterBaked Texture embossing powders.

See... yummy right!
I stamped my stamps Fallen Blossom and Upstream stamps and embossed with clear embossing powder.  Then add the paint. Blend the colours to create an underwater look then in comes the yummy, cake batter smelling Dirty Sand embossing powder. Add some black marble paint on the edges and then repeat the same on the top with Deep Sea ep.  To create a wispy effect I gently used a paint brush to brush off some powder. Heat and yum!  Load up the bubbles stencil with some fresh lime paint with a sponge. Spray and layer onto the pages.  Trying paint on stamps too and hey it works! Stamp, add some Big Talk stickers, a little smudging and you're creating layers to a page.  BAM!  I cut the garden greens, added more paint and coate…