Saturday, October 30, 2010

On the 11th day






So here is my creation for the ever loved by me Simply Betty Challenge....
It's not my best work but I like the effects of it. I hate working as a night-shift nurse sometimes. It so gets in the way of my crafting time... How Rude!! Hehehe!
To tell ya what I have done now... I used Martha Stewart's halloween paper, cut in half, folded at 3inches and then 9inches so the card would open outwards. Then I took the other half of the 12in paper and cut it at 3in and 9in. I did this so I could adhere it to the inside of the card. Making it look all uniform.
Next I cut out little bats with my cricut cartridge Happy Hauntings. Adhered some with pop-up dots and some I made little springs from black wire and adhered. I hope that you can see the dimension (I'm really not the best photographer when it comes to doing photos of my work). Added the cool letters from Martha Stewart also. Then stamped the halloween and using embossing powder heat embossed it. Added the little vampire dude and that's all she wrote...
Thanks for looking!!!
The Burtonesque Dolls

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Fabulous Dah-ling!




So here is a cute easel card I made for the 12 days of Halloween over at Betty's. I used the new die cut from Tim Holtz to make the spider. I added some stickles and some flock to him and little strips of cardstock for his legs...
I then hand stiched, yes hand stiched all of those spider webs. Attached it to orange bazzill cardstock with pop dots.
Next I added the purple bazzill cardstock to the bottom. Added a flower and gem. I printed out Spinderella and colored with copics. Then I wrote out the wording on white cardstock. Had the happy halloween stickers from recollections.
Challenges for this project:
1) Simply Betty Challenge- Spiders
2) Magical Mondays- Halloween (Mon)
3) Oh La La Creations- Scary Stuff (Mon)
4) Paper Playtime- Halloween
5) Simon Says Stamp and Show- Spook-ay (Mon)
6) Die Cuts R us- Make it spooky (Tues)
7) Flourishes Timeless Tuesday- No buttons or bows (Tues)
8) Papertake Weekly Challenge- Sparkly and Bright (Tues)
9) Top Tip Tuesday- Anything Goes (Tues)
10) Tuesday Taggers- Deep Purple Halloween (Tues)
11) ABC Challenge- Glitter (Wed)
12) Creative Belli Blog- Flocking or flower soft (Wed)
13) Cooking with Cricut- Not so spooky (Wed)
14) Crafty Creations- Halloween (Wed)
15) Little Red Wagon- Halloween (Wed)
16) My Grafico- Add some Sparkle (Wed)
17) Penny's Challenge- Purple, Orange, and Black (Wed)
18) Southern Girls Challenge- Glitter it Up (Wed)
19) 4 Crafty Chicks- Roll with the Punches (Thur)
20) AIFactory- Halloween (Thur)
21) CCMC- Halloween Haunts CCMC122 (Thur)
22) Dutch Dare- Halloween (Thur)
23) Paper Play Challenges- A Haunting we will go (Thur)
24) Pixie Dust Studios- Happy Halloween (Thur)
25) Shirley's 2 Girls- Trick or Treat (Thur)
26) Stamp Something- Digi (Fri)
27) Stampin for the weekend- Halloween/ Fall (Fri)
28) Crazy for Challenges- Halloween (Sat)
29) Speedy the cat's friend- Die-cut or Punch (Sat)
30) Corrosive Challenge- Halloween (Sun)
31) Cupcake Inspiration Challenge- Picture Inspiration (Sun)

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Love Potion #9






So this a treat holder underneath a candle.
I used DCWV paper for the background. Took Modge podge and glazed the whole thing. Then I used a label I didn't like and covered the back with glimmer mist. I then stamped with embossing ink the cute little chemistry items from There she goes stamps. Colored them with copics and used more embossing ink and used ranger clear embossing powder to make them look glassy.
Made the butterfly from tin foil and alcohol inks. Placed some flowers I had.
Used tissue paper and glimmer misted that. Placed flowers and purple wire in place. Took some vellum heart paper and placed that. Then I placed a large candle at the very top so it looks like the whole thing glows. (the picture does not do it justice).
Hope you like...
Simply Betty Challenge

Friday, October 15, 2010

Scary Movie


So I know I missed the time frame by 9 minutes on the post but I made it so I am going to post it. My darn watch was 15 minutes different. I knew I should of checked the computer time. Oh well!
I used paper from Creative Imaginations as the background. I took the picture (which is awesome) from the website http://www.fanpop.com/spots/horror-movies/images/11226239/title/thirteen-ghosts-wallpaper .
I placed that on the Coredinations Cardstock. Cut out all the letters from the cricut using the Happy Hauntings and the October 31st cartridges.
I used stickles to color in the letters with black and burgandy. I used recollections ribbon over the picture. Placed the EEEK from Jolees. Then the transparency bling thing. I don't know who makes that.
I used liquid enamel to make the 13 ghosts stand out.
Again this is for the Betty Challenge that I missed by minutes. :(

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Halloween card


A new little card I made specifically for the Betty Halloween challenge. I absolutely love that site. I can't believe I missed day 2 of the challenge... Oh well. I am all over it now... Here is the direct link to the festivities!
http://simplybettychallenges.blogspot.com/
The Burtonesque Dolls

Sunday, October 3, 2010

My favorite halloween costume


Yes that is really me way back in the day!!! Wasn't I a little brat!?!

Anyways I used Creative Inspirations patterned paper for the background and the cherry paper. Then I took the DCWV rockstar matstack and cut out the guitar, used Tim Holtz distress inks to change the color. I used copics to color in the Theresa Collins stamp, which I added glittery stars from MM. I took the Holiday Headstart download and cut down the Happy Halloween to just halloween. Didn't like the green so I used enamel accents to color it in.
Used a whole bunch of stickles, paper ribbon, and whole bunch of thickers.

Challenges for this project:
1) Simply Betty- Anything Halloween but a card
2) Incy Wincy Designs- Anything Goes (Mon)
3) The Crazy Challenge- No ribbons or buttons (Mon)
4) Tuesday Taggers- Here comes Autumn (Tues)
5) Creative Belli Challenge- Number Creations (Wed)
6) Color Throwdown- #112 (Wed)
7) My Grafico Challenge- Anything Halloween but a card (Wed)
8) Penny's Challenge- Circles (Wed)
9) Aud Sentiments Challenge- Halloween (Thur)
10) Some Odd Girl- Monochromatic (Thur)
11) Stamp N Doodle- Anything goes (Thur)
12) Crafty Anne's- Anything but a card (Fri)
13) Fun at the Fairy Knoll- Haunting Halloween (Fri)
14) Fun with Shapes and More- First Stamp (Fri)
15) Paper Cutz- 3 Patterned Papers (Fri)
16) Stampin for the Weekend- Autumn (Fri)
17) Cupcake Inspirations- Halloween Bliss (Sun)
18) Sentimental Sundays- Autumn or Fall (Sun)
19) Stamptacular Sunday- Layer it up (Sun)
20) Paper Sundaes- Something from your stash- actually have had the paper for over a year(Sun)
21) Cowgirl Sundays -Anything Goes Halloween (Sun-challenge list)
22) Ginger Loft Challenge- All that glitters or blings (Sun)
23) Kenny K's- Bling it on (Sun)
24) One stitch at a time- Spooky Halloween anything goes (Sun)
25) Scrap, Stamp, and Doodle- Open (Sat)
26) Scrap and Stamp- Open (Sat)
27) Create with Connie and Mary- Anything but a card (Thur)
28) Hannah and Friends- So Dotty (Thur)
29) Fab and Funky- Is it black or is it White (Wed)
30) Totally Stampalicious- Halloween (Mon)
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