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Day 23 of 31: Another Two-fer!

Greetings! Today is another day that I will have 2 projects to share with you. But this time, they are both Halloween. It is the 23rd of the Smeared & Smudged 31 Days of Halloween. I have a project for A Day for Daises and one for Left of Center.

This week for A Day for Daises, we are challenging you to "Make a Treat Item." I decorated a simple brown paper bag for my project. I colored the Pumpkin Head Friends using my Tombow watercolor markers, and the Indirect Coloring technique.

Then I used a couple of fun embossing folders for my background paper, and I inked them up. The candy corn has a chalk ink from Color Box, and the argyle has Gold Delicata ink from Imagine Crafts.

For Left of Center this week, we are sponsored by Limited Runs, and the theme is, "Use Your Skull."

I made an ATC using the Deadly Cupcake digi. I colored it with my recycled pencils from Tombow. I also sprayed my orange cardstock with some purple Dylusions spray. Then, I used some Aged Wine Embossing Powder from the Purple Frantage Encrusted Jewels Kit around the edges.

Please be sure to visit A Day for Daisies as well as Left of Center to see even more from these 2 fun themes. And don't forget about the Wicked Bloggers, all listed in my sidebar. Thanks for stopping by. Have a boo-tiful day!

Comments

Sarah Nancarrow said…
Gorgeous creations, love the bright and fun colours. The cupcake has to be my favourite!
DonnaMundinger said…
Your bag is precious, Alison! Love the image and fab candy corn embossing. Fun cupcakes too. Love them both! xxD
valscraftings said…
Wonderful creations, love the colours and images!
Two spooktacular creations today! Happy Day 23!!!!
Carol said…
Great projects - love the colours/colouring Have a great weekend
Sari / Granne said…
Brilliant projects, fab images on both and love the embossing and glittering edges
Mary Holshouser said…
That cupcake looks delicious - even though it's deadly.
The little pumpkin kids are darling.
thanks for sharing
Illinois
Susan Renshaw said…
Love both your makes Alison! Both stamps are brillinat and love how you've coloured them!
Two great projects today! Love the embossed background on the treat bag--so cool-looking with the gold ink over it.
Susan Salyer said…
The little pumpkin people look so cute. and that cup cake tasty yum...beautiful art. :)

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