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Saturday, September 29, 2012

A Walk in the Moonlight - Trick or Treat!



Thank you for joining us on our “Take a Walk in the Moonlight” Blog Hop. We have a fabulous path for you to follow as you take your walk in the moonlight with us as we feature Close to My Heart’s Moonlight paper pack.

If you just happened to come to this blog, you should begin your walk at the beginning at Lucy's blog - http://www.love2createitall.com

My project is a mini trick-or-treat pale all dressed up in Moonlight papers. For this project I had a small clear paint pale from the local craft store (mine is about 3" high). I cut the paper the correct size and length in a rectangle to fit inside the pale, small enough that it rested along the pale wall. I then used two borders cut from the paper packs to get the polka dots and the banner with the Halloweenie terms along the top border.

Then I got busy with the Cricut cartridges - both the Art Philosophy & Artiste! You can purchase either of these cartridges from Close to My Heart for $99 and it comes with 3 D sized coordinating stamp sets as well as coordinating cardboard shapes. Cuts I made with the Cricut include:

Artiste -
Spider pg 77 cut at 1-1/4" <accent 4> <shift> and the bat on pg 76 cut at 3/4" <card> <no shift>
Art Philosophy -
Flowers
pg 68 <font> <no shift> 3-1/2",
<font> <shift> 3-1/2",
and <font> <shift> 3"
Leaves
pg 34 shift <leaf2> 2-1/2", and two times 1-1/2"
layer shift 2-1/2" and two times 1-1/2"

Supplies:
Bittys
Moonlight paper pack
Tombow Adhesive
Smokey Plum Exclusive Inks
Daubers
and OF COURSE, the CANDY CORN! :O) My favorite part of the whole project!! Here are a few detail shots for you to check out the whole project... 

I used my dauber with some Smokey Plum Exclusive Inks to top it all off and make it a little spooky and dark!  The orange flowers and green leaves really took a 'fall' look instead of the bright look that they started out with. Then my favorite touch - I put the Bittys in for the eyes!  So cute and makes the back of your head sing the theme song from the Twilight Zone!!

I hope you enjoy, I know I will.... YUM, my favorite Halloween treat!!  This by far is my husband's favorite project I've produced...  Do you think it's because it's full of CANDY CORN?  LOL
The next stop on your moonlight walk is Joanne Barnes at Josie's Joy.
Here is the list of all the talented consultants who are participating in this months blog hop:
3.  Deanne Deanne Stamps
4.  Bethany ~ Stamping At Home
5.  Wendy ~ My Scrapbooking Blog
6.  Stephanie ~ Quilted Scrapper Blogspot
7.  Erin ~ I'm Createrin
8.  Maria Woodworth ~ Mari Woodworth <= You came from here
9.  Carolyn Heniges ~ Nuts 4 Scrappin'  <= YOU ARE HERE!
10.  Joanne Barnes ~ Josie's Joy <= Your next stop
11.  Julia Hammond ~ You Can Create CTMH
12.  Theodora Stacey ~ Celebrate Crafts

10 comments:

  1. LOVE IT! What a great gift idea, and a great decoration for the house!

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  2. This is wonderful. I especially like how you decorated the lid!

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  3. Love your little bucket! Great job! (Candy corn looks good too!)
    Pam
    pamdanner1973@gmail.com

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  4. This a just GORGEOUS Carolyn! I'm in awe...

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  5. Cute pail! I especially love the fall leaves and decorations on top.

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  6. Gorgeous!!! I really love it!

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  7. Love this idea Carolyn - the flowers on top turned out great! I also love candy corn :)


    Lucy
    http://love2createitall.com

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