Thursday, September 19, 2013

Control Freaks Halloween Blog Hop



Greetings, and welcome to this month's blog tour hosted by the Control Freaks! This month the theme is Halloween. I love Halloween and can't way to see what fun projects my fellow Control Freaks have in store! You may have arrived here on your own, or perhaps you arrived here from Judy DiScipios's blog. Didn't you just love her projects? No matter how you arrived, you can view every blog on the hop. At the end of this post is a button to click to go on to the next stop. If you have come across this post before the 20th, please visit again tomorrow when when all the posts will be active.




So... I have three Halloween themed projects to share today. You can scroll all the way down to the end of this post for a list of ingredients for each project. They all feature the Halloween Hello Stamp Set and coordinating Witches Brew Designer Series Paper. I kept the color scheme to a cohesive and traditional Black, Vanilla and Pumpkin. The first is a fun and simple card. I found this great layout from the current challenge at Freshly Made Sketches and I added a few punched shapes to keep things interesting. 



The second project is a Witches Broom Treat Holder. I saw this in the Stampin' Up Holiday Catalog and thought it was so cute, so I tried to make it myself. It was easy! Inside the broom is a Twizzler tucked inside a 1" x 8" Cellophane Bag. The head of the broom was made with a 2 3/4" x 11" piece of card stock that I snipped by hand and then wrapped around the Twizzler with Sticky Strip. The little tag was cut with an Apothecary Accent Framelit.



Last, but I hope not least, is the "Boo" Banner I made with my stamp class earlier this month. This was a big hit, and I love it too!


The larger sections of the banner measure 3" x 4 1/2". I folded over a piece of Basic Black Card Stock on top which had been punched with the Scallop Trim Border Punch. In addition to being decorative, this makes the banner sturdier. On top is a rosette I made using the Simply Scored Scoring Tool. The letters were stamped with the Notable Alphabet set.

The smaller sections of the banner measure 2" x 2 1/2". These panels were super easy. Just stamp and punch, including a layer of Silver Glimmer Paper for some sparkle. 

I hope you enjoyed my projects! Next on the tour: You can't miss the projects that Justin Krieger has in store! I promise you will not be disappointed! Click on the tab below to go to his stop on the hop.

Happy hopping!



Stampin' Up Supplies Used:

Halloween Hello Card:
Stamp Sets: Halloween Hello
Card Stock: Very Vanilla, Basic Black, Pumpkin Pie
Designer Series Paper: Witches Brew
Ink Pads: Black Stazon
Tools: Extra Large Oval, Postage Stamp, 1" Square and Chevron Punches
Accessories: Rhinestones

Witches Broom Treat Holder:
Stamp Sets: Halloween Hello
Card Stock: Very Vanilla, Basic Black
Ink Pads: Black Stazon, Pumpkin Pie
Tools: Big Shot, Labels Collection Framelits
Accessories: Pumpkin Pie 1/8" Taffeta Ribbon, Rhinestones, 1" x 8" Cellophane Bags
Other: Black Twizzlers, Cotton Thread

Boo Banner:
Stamp Sets: Halloween Hello, Notable Alphabet
Card Stock: Very Vanilla, Basic Black, Pumpkin Pie
Designer Series Paper: Witches Brew
Ink Pads: Black Stazon
Tools: 1 1/4" Circle, 1 3/8" Circle, 1 3/4" Scallop Circle and Scallop Edge Border Punches, 1/8" Circle Handheld Punch, Simply Scored Scoring Tool
Accessories: Silver Glimmer Paper, Pumpkin Pie 1/8" Taffeta Ribbon




9 comments:

  1. oh Sandy...these are just FABULOUS!!! LOVE your broom and banner oh...and your card too!

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  2. what a bunch of FUN stuff!! LOVE that first card! And a TWIZZLER BROOMSTICK??? How ca-YOOT!! Not to mention that the banner is GREAT!!!

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  3. Love these projects - great inspiration! The broom is my favourite :)

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  4. Love these projects - great inspiration! The broom is my favourite :)

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  5. Sandy each of these projects is fabulously awesome! I especially love the garland banner. Smiles, Elizabeth

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  6. Lovely projects - they are all great but the banner is really fun!

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  7. WOW! I came to make a comment on your card and POOF a treasure trove of Halloween. I love them all.

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  8. Crazy-good projects! Love the card and the perfect combination of paper, stamps and shapes. Very well done! Thanks for sharing with us at Freshly Made Sketches!

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