Friday, 25 October 2013

Day 25 of 31 Days of Hallowe'en

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Good morning folks. I know there are not that may still with us on this gruelling marathon. Numbers have dwindled a lot. Not long to go now though.
Today - a tidy up day for me. My desk looked like a bomb had hit it. Bits and pieces of paper, card, projects started but not finished. You name it - it was there amongst the collection.
So two finished projects today.
The first - my Smeared Ink 's Hallowe'en Grumpie Fatbook now has all the images residing in it. The last one had to be on a double page as it is wider than 4"

Both the floor and walls were over stamped with the mesh image from Smeared Ink's "Quoth the Raven" set using versamark, after masking off my little f(r)iend, and Pan Pastels rubbed over with a sponge.
 The little Grumpie was coloured with promarkers
The candle in the image was replaced with a real one.
The skull from the Quoth the Raven set was stamped in latte ink and more Pan Pastels used to colour.
 The words are from Carta Bella "Happy Haunting" stack

My second project is using images that were printed out at the same time as yesterday's Hedwig candle.
This time it's the turn of the "Headless Hessian" of Rick St Dennis' to make a come back to haunt you all. As an accompaniment to the wraith wreath made earlier this month. 
As you can see - the image takes up more room than can be seen straight on. 

Thank you for all the wonderful comments that are still being left.
See you all tomorrow 


  1. Wow Helen fabulous work rich and Gothic in every detail. you are always a well spring of inspiration.
    susan s

  2. You continue to amaze me with your creative ideas and innovations.
    You combine creepy and fun.

  3. Love your pages. How clever to use a real candle. AND the large candle is just gorgeous! xxD

  4. Love how your fat book turned out. You did amazing with it. Those candles are fantastic. I love them.

  5. amazing how effective the candles are and so professional looking-gotta get out my never used heat gun

  6. Oh WOW, 2 fabulous creations today Helen, you out do yourself each day ;0)

  7. I'm still here!! Trying not to get too far behind! I love your double page with the grumpie - love the background stamping on there. Fab! mo x

  8. Two great projects the fat pages you created. Your candle is so cool. You have a knack for getting that image on straight and with no wrinkles!

  9. I almost didn't get to hop today. Love that fat book page! Love how you did the background. Really love that candle!

  10. Both are just the images and the candles.....really lovely!

  11. Cool fat book page, love how you've used the image to make a complete background! Amazing candles too.

  12. Love your Journal... the background with Pan Pastels is beautiful... the candles are AWESOME!!!!!

  13. Love every thing about your grumpies, card!! And your candles are to die for! Your awesome my friend!

  14. Just an awesome background on your fat pages. Love that there are two. Grumpie looks great and just love the real candle. Phew, those images just barely fit those candles! So fun and will have to give it a go because they look FAB!!