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Sunday, 21 October 2012

Halloween at Fashionable Stamping

Hi folks, and a very warm welcome to my new followers, lovely to see you.

Its time for another new challenge at Fashionable Stamping, and this time we would like to see Halloween or Halloween colours on your project.  We are as usual sponsored by Marina of Cottage Crafts, and the winner will receive a gift cert to spend in their shop.

I chose to go with  colours and used Peeled Paint, Wild Honey, Weathered Wood and Dusty Concord on my tag. My moon was also stamped with Weathered wood.  The image is from Kanban's Jasper Steampunk set and coloured with Promarkers.  The grasses are from IndigoBlu Poppy Meadow.  I did stamp the Dress Stand, but unfortunately it was 'lost' in the grasses, so a quick improvise with the base of the TH Dress Form (makes her look like she's got thick legs -and a bit off centre in the photo, but I've just checked -  and they do line up on the tag)  Sentiment and birds are Tim Holtz.
My teamies have made some fabulous Halloween projects, so please do pop over to FSC and check them out.

I am entering this at:
  Challenge up your Life - Autumn/Halloween
  Stampin for the Weekend - Something Spooky
  Craftymess - Halloween
  Heck of a Challenge - Spooktacular
  Live & Love Crafts - Autumn/Halloween

Thats it for now, need to get organised.   DD is coming for lunch and then, hopefully a final decision on Wedding stationery,  I think I have made too many samples - too much choice!
Hope you all have a lovely Sunday.

Avril xx

36 comments:

Annie said...

Wow Avril this is a gorgeous make. I love the background and the dress form with the hat looks fabulous. TFS

Crafty hugs Annie x

Sue C said...

Gorgeous tag Avril, love the blend of colours. Sue C x

Silvia(Barnie) said...

A fantastic tag Avril. Love the dress form and the quote.

Dots Dabbles said...

Hi Avril...love the colours and blending you have done. A great sentiment, soooo very true!
Dot x

Doreen said...

A beautiful tag Avril,love the colours,fabulous quote.xxx

Claire said...

Beautiful tag Avril, the colours are gorgeous and I love the dress stamp you've used. Hope you're having a good weekend
Claire xx

Linda said...

Hi Avril,
What a fabulous tag, love the colours and the bachground looks great.
Love this Kanban stamp. It's sitting in the bottom of my 'New and waiting to be Used' box (it's been in there a while!) You've inspired me to dig it out this week and have a play.
Enjoy what's left of the weekend. xx

Buttons said...

Now I really like your take on Halloween a lot Avril. Love the manequin image - it's one of my favs - and you have added the perfect colours, background and sentiment to make a stunning tag here. Puts a new slant on this challenge for me as I'm not a skeleton person normally. Thanks for the inspiration. Hugs, Buttons x

Christine said...

Hi Avril bit of clever stamping & colouring here..lovely autumnal colours love it

smiles Christine x

Sandie said...

Wow,your Tag is gorgeous,I love evrything about it...great sentiment too.

Thank you for joining us at Craftymess.

Sandie x

brenda said...

Oooh Avril, this is sheer indulgence, love it.

B x

Asia King (aka Joanna K) said...

Lovely tag Avril, great background and I love the Halloween frock! :) x

Lisa M said...

A TON of gorgeous and wonderful inspiration on a little tag. I absolutely LOVE it. Your flight of birds is perfectly symbolic of the sentiment and the coloring is beautiful!!

Thank you so much for joining our challenge and sharing your wonderful talent and creativity with us at Heck of a challenge.
Lisa xx

lynne said...

Beautiful background.
Gorgeous tag.
Wishes
Lynne

Paper Profusion said...

Hi Avril, gorgeous tag as ever. Love those poppies and the mannequin is fab. The hat is super touch. Happily I am expecting a wild honey inkpad in post 2moro - seeing it on your tag makes me think a good purchase. Happy decision making! Nicola x

Meggymay said...

Wow, gorgeous tag, the colours , sentiment and images all compliment each other..
Yvonne x

butterfly said...

Glorious blended colours in that sky, and I love how you've picked them up in the dress. Gorgeous grass silhouettes - beautiful tag!
Alison x

Lisa Jane said...

ooh this is fabulous Avril.. you know how much i love Halloween.. and your use of the dress form is fabulous!
Love that spooky sky too
Thanks for joining us at Heck of a challenge this month
Lisa x

Brenda Brown said...

Love this Avril, the colours blend so well together and are the perfect backdrop for that gorgeous stamp.
hugs {brenda} xox

Judie said...

love this, such a good entry for our challenge this fortnite at craftymess which is halloween

Hugs
Judie
www.crafty-emblies.org

Alie Hoogenboezem-de Vries said...

What a great combi of stamps, coulours, text and details Avril...The background is so sweet

greetings, Alie

Yvonne Garner said...

Hi Avril! What a fabulous composition. Perfectly executed. Have a great week. Best wishes, Yvonne

Netty said...

Loving your beautiful tag, fab colour palette, x

Joan said...

Love your tag Avril, fab background and lovely colours

Katina said...

Stunning tag Avril! Gorgeous colours.
xx

Jayne A said...

Gorgeous tag. Thanks for joining us this time at SFTW.
Hugs
Jayne

Judith said...

This is just stunning Avril - I love the background stamping on your tag - great stamp choices and the dress is just gorgeous hugs Judith x

Fliss said...

A stunning tag Avril. The background is fabulous and love the added image and text.
Hugs, Fliss xx

Terry said...

Such an elegant use of the Hallween colors! Love the background and the image is a favorite! Hugs!

Ephemera said...

Hi Avril, gorgeous tag, loving the rich vibrant colours you've used. xx

Shirl said...

You do elegant so charmingly Avril this tag is gorgeous.

Hugs Shirley x x

Julia S-W said...

What a little beauty this tag is. Gorgeous colours and images which work seamlessly together.
Juliaxx

Alex H. said...

wonderful tag! I love the colours of the backround.. looks really pretty! Thanks for joining us at HOA challenge!
;-) Alex H.

Sandy said...

lord only knows - I sire do love your beautiful art work!! You are so very talented.
sandy

Elizabeth said...

Gorgeous tag, Avril! Love the sentiment too. Thanks for sharing with us at the LLC October challenge! Hugs, Elizbeth

Sandra Mathis said...

Hi Avril,
Beautiful card and sentiment. Love how you blended the inks and created the smooth background. Thanks for joining LLC for our October challenge (sorry I'm so late commenting) - hope to see you again this month!

Hugz,
Sandy