Saturday, October 18, 2008

Halloween Pages for October's Class

Happy Halloween! October's pages are designed, put together and ready to go for next week's class! "Spook-Tacular Halloween" is the title. When I first started these, they were taking a dark and spooky turn and I hated it, so I took everything off and started over. "Cute" is what I was going for. I hope I got it right. Since my Cricut can only cut so much, I had to go the old fashioned way with "Frank" (Frankenstein) and "Glenda" (The Witch)... paper piecing. So, I got out my papers, chalks, inks, adhesives and went to work. I think they came out pretty cute.

The entire spread

Page 1
The moon, bats and Frank

Frank's head and the bats pop up. Infact, Frank's entire body pops off the page. I gave the bats gemstone eyes so they would "glow"

4x4 mat, the spider web and spider. I traced the web with a silver glitter gel pen and drew the line down to the spider.

A close-up. Spidey's eyes glow, too

4x6 mat with pull out journaling tag. This part of the title.


As you can see it is a good size tag so lot of spooky facts can be journaled!

The tag tucks perfectly behind the frame and is inked with orange and black inks.


Page 2


Another 4x6 mat with Trick-or-Treat ribbon


This pocket holds two tomb stones which pull out for more journaling. The ghost pops off the page just over the pumpkin.

Our two tomb stones. Amazing what a little chalk can do, huh?


The "Halloween" part of out title


Our little Glenda and two 4x4 photo mats


The pumpkin, Glenda and black cat all pop off the page


Glenda has a spider on her hat that pops up and frog on her dress that pops up, too.


I popped her off the page for dimension, but also so that the photos would easily slide under her and onto their mat.


Ok, so there it is! Don't forget the following supplies:
  • Chalks
  • Q-tips and/or make-up applicators for chalk
  • Gel pens: black, orange, white and silver
  • Color Pencils
  • Black Ink Pad (From last month's class)
  • Scissors
  • Pop Dots
  • Brown Ink Pad (for Franks boots)

3 comments:

Elegante Family said...

You don't know me but I love your blog. Were do you teach your classes at? I have kindof gathered from a few things you have siad that you are in Utah, and if that is the case I would love to come to your classes. Where could I get some info?

Carla said...

Thank you for taking the time to stop by and look over my blog! I am so glad you like it.

I actually live in Las Vegas and the classes I teach are for my Ward Relief Society Sisters at Church. The classes end in Dec because we will have an entire album finished, which is what our goal was starting out.

Starting in Dec on my Etsy site, I will start selling kits similar to the ones I have made for this year's class. Each kit comes with everything you need to put the pages together including color pictures and an instruction sheet. My blog will keep you posted on when the kits will be available.

Again, thanks for stopping by! °Ü°

I dream of scrappin said...

THis is absolutely beautiful, great detail. Love your work. Thank you for sharing!

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