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Pumpkin Frenzy

For this 12 Tags of 2014 I went a little off course combing elements of other challenges in one project.  I love when I get to add these elements making it a more challenging outcome for me.  It's a great time of year to craft for me so I like making the most of it.
 
This month I'm going 3D!
 
 
I love my 3D Square Box die by Eileen Hull Designs.  So many options! 
 
 
I had this idea to combine the big box 3D die and my sized ovals. Using these Found Relatives Occasions cards and tinting.  I coloured, taped, soaked the cards in water and peeled to reveal the now transparent image. 

 
I love my Skeleton and breaking him to repose him just like this.

 
Another tint, although I used lighter distress colours so it's harder to see. I used the Skull Rubs for the mans head.  Ewh!
 
 
I followed the same watercolor technique with glossy accents Tim showed.
 
 
I also did the whole box with the Halloween Stencil and texture paste!  I inked the box with distress paint first.  Once the texture paste was dry I went over it with distress ink.  I made my own mask for the spider and spritz black soot with the spritzer.

 
I hot glued the letters together then curled the skeletons hands like he's holding his sign. I added then pounded the metal brads.  I spritzed them too!

 
I water colored the Layered Leaf die and crackled with crackle paint.

 
Layering the pieces really adds to the 3D effect.  I used scrap chipboard folded like little easels on the pumpkin and poison bottle.  Doing this allows a sturdy structure for my skeleton to take a seat.

 
This image was the inspiration for the whole project.  I love these boys holding their Jack O' Lanterns. Another glossy pumpkin is layered in front.

 
I water colored the crow from Mini Blueprints #5 then attached him to the skeleton's shoulder.

 
Here's why I taped the found relatives cards.  Adding a battery tea light through the transparent images they become a lantern of sorts.  When I removed the image from the card some of it peeled off.  This creates just the Vintage look I was hoping for.


Thanks for being brave enough to come look!  I would have to say out of all things Halloween, pumpkins are my favorite. I had a ton of fun making this 3D Square Box! 

Check it out...so many SPOOKTACULAR Challenges I found!  For the Compendium Curiosities 3 Challenge the Funky Junky is sponsoring this round!
 
Frilly and Funky- Haunting Halloween
A Vintage Journey- Heavy Metal
Studio LS- Compendium of Curiosities 3
Eileen Hull- Trick or Treat
Sizzix -Halloween Challenge
 
Sizzix dies used
Movers and Shapers Sized Ovals
Eileen Hull Square Box
Layered Leaf
 
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