Monday, October 6, 2014

Give Thanks Tag

Hello!  Below is a second entry for this month's Crafty Secrets Linky Party.  My husband poked fun at me for this one because of the honeycomb background, claiming there should be a bee involved instead of a pumpkin!  He's probably right but I like how it turned out regardless.  

The honeycomb was created using Tim Holtz' layering stencils.  I am a novice with them but have really enjoyed the different looks that can be created.  Wild Honey, Rusty Hinge, Mustard Seed, and Walnut Stain distress inks were used to color the background and leaves (cut from Tim Holtz' Tattered Leaves Die).  I used Copper and Gold Paint Dabbers to add a touch of glimmer here and there.  

The two flourish stamps were both from Crafty Secrets.  The one on the top left corner is from their 'Halloween Fun' Stamp Set and the bottom right flourish is from their 'Mini Memories' collection.  


I embellished the pumpkin using Martha Stewart Glitter in Espresso.  The 'Give Thanks' stamp is from Close to My Heart. 

Thanks for looking!

Halloween Ornaments

Hi!  It's time for the Crafty Secrets October Linky Party.  I absolutely love this time of year!  There are so many great projects inspired by the Holidays...I cannot wait to see what everyone comes up with!

I put together a couple of ornaments for our Halloween tree using images from the CS Halloween Digital Download.  These were so simple to make.  I sized the images and then added a little UTEE to gloss them up a bit and protect them while in storage.  I used silver tinsel around the edges to help the images pop againstour black tree and completed each with bows and baker's twine. 

Thanks for looking!