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Day 1 of 31 Days- DICC with The Octopode Factory

Happy October!!!!!!!!!! It is officially my favorite month of the year, and I am so happy it's finally here. This also means that it is time for the 5th (wow!) installment of the Smeared & Smudged 31 Days of Halloween! I am gonna go out on a limb and say that if you're here, you know just what I am writing about....but if you don't (and live under a realllllly big rock!), go over to my sidebar and visit the first link under the Wicked Bloggers pic. That's Terra, the co-creator of the fangtastic 31 Days of Halloween. She'll explain everything there.

On to my project. Since it's the 1st of the month, I have a new Desert Islands Crafter's Challenge to share with you. As always, we have an Itinerary of 10 things, and you need to use at least 3 of them on your project. Here's the Itinerary.
1. Use all the colors from this pallet:
2. skulls
3. witch(es)
4. bats
5. creepy crawlers (bugs, spiders, things like that)
6. candles
7. Moons
8. jack-o-lanterns
9. zombies
10. make it an ATC

This time around, we are sponsored by The Octopode Factory. I used #'s 1, 2, 4, & 8.

I combined Terence and the Stack of Pumpkins for this 6x6 mini page. It's basically a mix of a scrapbook page (with no pictures) and an art journal page that's a bit scrappy.

I colored the images with colored pencil, and the background was done with watercolors and ink. For the background of the page itself, I used used a couple of splatter stamps from Smeared Ink's Inky Dreams. I also used the fantastic Bats from Dreamweaver Stencils.  And here is something really exciting...I am a Guest Designer with Dreamweaver again this month!!! I am so thrilled to be a part of their fantastic team in October!
So you have a lot of hopping to do, so get to it! Please be sure to visit the DICC Blog to see the rest f the team's creations, and don't forget about that super-huge list n my blog roll of the Wicked Bloggers! Thanks for stopping by. Have a creep-tastic day!


Kathi said…
So fun! I love Octopode!

Your page is fab!
Mandy Chilvers said…
ooohhhh i love halloween! love this card!
Kelli said…
Awesomeness as always my love!!!
DonnaMundinger said…
OOOH, too fun! Great work with the itinerary. I adore, Octopode. Fabulous page. xxD
Matney said…
Very Halloween and love how Terrence has the orange glow. Fun challenge with lots of fun combos!
silvia said…
Cute ATC!! LOVE the skellie!!
maureenjscott said…
Ooooh I love Octopode! those images are great and your stencilling too! Fab! Think i'll have to join in at DICC too!!! mo xxx
Melodee Isaacs said…
Creepy goodness all over this awesome piece!! Great job!!
Anonymous said…
A real creepy card *gg* - perfect for halloween. I agree with you: this is the most thrilling and most awaited month of the year!
hugs, serafeena
Kristina said…
OOOOh great BG! Love how you did this OF card!
Happy Day 1 of our scariffic hop :0) I love your project for today, the image is wicked cool and love all the elements and colours! See ya tomorrow!
ldfdesign said…
Love it! love the colors, green is not used enough for Halloween.
Lyneen said…
SUPER SPOOKY.... love the images and how you colored them. WONDERFUL splats of blood in the background.
Jessica Baldwin said…
Wonderful! I could snatch up that little guy and take him home with me!
Wendy said…
Great card Alison. The Octopode Factory digitals are my second favorite stamps (Dilly Beans being my first favorite of course :) Going to pop over to DICC next.
Sharon Sahl said…
Poison green and blood spatters and Octopode, oh my!! Really love the design work on this one!
Ellis said…
Fabulous card and great coloring, really creepy eyes!
Hugs, Elenor
Emily Thubbron said…
I love this page. It's fantastic. That image of Terance is great.
Carla said…
always love seeing your projects...what a great make... gotta love Octopode images!
DogsMom said…
Thanks for this chance at prizes.
Interesting card.
Steph said…
Fab card, love the image and the way you made his eyes glow.. WOW!
KC said…
oh my friend can I tell you how awesome this card is! what a great image and the bats and blood wow what more could you ask for!
Kim said…
Rad mini page! I love your coloring, especially his eyes and jacket!
Terence makes me laugh! Fun page!
Loving the background with this colorful card Alison....thanks for the idea of repeating them for that purpose.

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