Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Magic Circle by Waterhouse

I am finally getting started on my Morticias Wish kit from Scraps of Darkness and it is divine  This is the first of many to come I hope from this kit and is also my version of the sketch challenge from Suepup for the month.  Her sketch had so many elements to choose from, the layers, the circle, the pin etc.  My view took on a life of it's own as I created the gesso circle with the ink and microbeads.  I ripped the page in places, poked some lace in, let some ink drip and distressed and rolled my way to the final page you see.  Close ups are shown below and thanks for looking!  Lots of Magic wishes and love to all!

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

I spy.....Marianne's Amazing Tag!

My sweet dark sister from Norway, Marianne and I are paired up for the first round of the tag trade over at Scraps Of Darkness and I received mine from her on Monday.  Isn't it just so beautiful! Thanks sweet girl, I will cherish it forever! I have just finished my semester up so I now have a little breathing room and I hope to get to a few projects done.  It is time to begin decorating for Halloween, make Marianne's tag and get to creating a few magical dark pieces for Scraps of Darkness and the challenges set before us.  So happy that I did this semester in 8 weeks rather than 16 as it will afford me more play time for Halloween and the upcoming holiday season.  Have a magical rest of the week one and all!  Hugs, J

Monday, October 15, 2012

My Sweets from The Scraps of Darkness "My Guy" kit.  This is my entry for the round robin for October at SOD. The pic is my little crew of kiddos with my Grandmother.  I cut out a chipboard base for the first layer of the photo grouping followed by a paper piece, a cardboard piece, another paper piece and finally the photo itself.  I put on a layer of gesso, then stamped and spread a bit of alcohol ink on the dusty attic chippie and topped it off with a little prima bling from the kit.  The balloons are accented with some liquid pearls, I also stamped and added a little gesso to the main paper background to add a little interest.  This is my take of Kathy's LO that I am lifting for the month.  Thanks for taking a look and having a magical week!

Boreas by Waterhouse.  This is another LO from the "My Guy" kit at SOD and the sweet little bird on the cage is a RAK from my sweet friend Mish aka Bubbachooka.  I used faded blue jeans distress ink on the DA chippie and went over it with a moonlight embossing powder from Lindy's.  The flowers are from the kit, feathers from my stash and I sprayed a little blue shimmer mist on the gauze.  Little secret, I totally hosed the bottom of this LO with my punch so I HID it LOL.  Thanks for looking and have a lovely magical week everyone.  Halloween LO's are next, let the darkness begin....insert banana dance here.....

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Layout of The Month Toot!

So since this is my first Layout of The Month, I wanted to share!!! I am so incredibly honored to have the girls at Scraps of Darkness choose my "My Boys" layout, thanks so much to Melinda and the design team for constant inspiration, you are so fabulous.  For anyone who hasn't checked out Scraps of Darkness, please come visit and join in on the fun!

Monday, October 1, 2012

This is from the "My Guy" kit over at Scraps of Darkness this month, I just love the papers and colors we have this month!  I also broke into my Inkadinkadoo Stamp kit I WON from the Scraps OF Elegance blog hop, and used one of the stamps behind the clock face.  What a fun prize that is, can't wait to use it more and experiment.  A big thanks to Melinda for such an awesome gift!  This is my DH and DS in one of those amazing moments they share together, I love these guys more than life itself!

My sweet Annabelle on the beach for the first time, she had so much fun. This is from Jamaican Sunset at Scraps of Darkness.  I used lots of flowers and the netting is a find from Hobby Lobby, just went perfect with this kit.

A little sneaky peaky of the Witches Apothecary I am working on for Halloween.  This label is one from The Graphics Fairy.  Stayed tuned, more to come as I finish up the whole wicked collection.