Ghosties and Goblins

I had so much fun making this project that I decided I like halloween after all!  I never used to like or really ‘do’ it despite being Canadian (as an adult that is).  I’ve also started ready Poe and am thinking about plastic rats, spiders, skulls and the like!  Apparently, old dogs can learn new tricks after all!

Beware of the spookiness!

This is one of TCP’s mini printer’s trays and a couple of their Halloween grab bags.  I used the awesome Graphic 45 Eerie Tales paper to line the different sections applying it with DecoArt decopage glue which I just love.  The cat, raven, hat, and bats were all painted black and highlighted with different cosmic shimmer guilding waxes.  The moon was done in orange and brown and again highlighted with wax.  The tombstone is ferro paint covered with grey and black.  The ghost and skull are in shades of white, ivory, and a bit of green for the ghost.  I painted the frame in orange, green and purple before using DecoArt’s weathered wood product to produce the crackle that appeared when covered with black.

Can you guess what this fortnight’s challenge is?

We’d love you to show us your spooky makes over at That Craft Place Challenge Blog.  Other links you might want to check out:

That Craft Place

That Craft Place Facebook Group

I’d like to enter the following challenges:


18 thoughts on “Ghosties and Goblins

  1. Fantastic take on the colours – the Halloween embellishments look great against the G45 papers…love the moon and gravestone. Thanks for playing along at Colour Q!

  2. Very spooky and love the images and fabulous use of the papers and printers tray.
    Linda xxx

  3. What a fantastic project….and just perfect for Halloween…thanks for joining us over at the Fussy and Fancy Challenge and good luck…Jo. X

  4. What a fabulous project. It definitely makes me think of The Raven 🙂 Thanks for playing along with Jo’s Scrap Shack.

  5. That’s a totally awesome make! Especially for someone who didn’t “do” Halloween!!!!

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. Hope you will join us next time co-owner Crafting Vicky.

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