Tour de Freaks – Sept

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Welcome to the September Tour de Freaks where we are all about HALLOWEEN!!!!  If you are going forward through the hop you arrived here from Wendy Weixler’s Wickedly Wonderful Creations Blog.  Weren’t the project just wonderful?

So…I was thinking about what to do for Halloween and I really didn’t buy that much from the mini and then I said to myself…why not do some My Digital Studio stuff?  I love using MDS because there are so many ways to adjust the images and to use them.  So that is what I did.  The other GREAT thing about MDS?  The stuff NEVER retires!  COOL!!!  So let’s start with my card…

HalloweenCardThe base of the card is Summer Starfruit.  I took a piece of the Witches Brew dsp, layered on Basic Black and then to the card front.  Next I added a thin black banner then a thicker Summer Starfruit banner.  The images were all done in MDS, printed out on Very Vanilla and cut out.  I layered the ‘celebrate’ label on Basic Black, added a Basic Black Artisan Label punch piece on the top and bottom and added to the card front using dimensionals.  The Halloween banner was also done in MDS, printed of and added using dimensionals.  The bats were made from the ‘BEWARE’ oval image in MDS.  I got rid of the ‘extra’ around it, made bigger.  I added some Rhinestones to finish it off.  The digital sets I used were…Halloween Bash and Spooky Central Design Ensemble (the little spider on a web that I added to it).

HalloweenFrameSo now for my very favorite of my two projects…a cute little Halloween frame!  I found this frame at Michael’s and I thought it would make a perfect little Halloween frame and I was right!  The central panel is made like the card…just bigger!  I love making something once then being able to resize!  I used the Decorative Label Punch on the top and bottom.  In my top little panel I used a Pumpkin Pie Artisan Label, the BEWARE scallop oval resized and colored and then added the bat.  The cat is from the digital Spooky Bingo Bits layered on a Summer Starfruit 1 1/4″ Circle.  The the bottom panel is Pumpkin Pie Bracket Label, digital pumpkin from Halloween Happiness and the admit one from Halloween Bash.  Now I did use A TON of dimensionals on this…lots of dimension on this!  I wrapped some dsp around the outside of the frame and then added a fake ‘handle’ on the top out of Basic Black.  Rhinestones were added to finish things off!

So…how much fun are those!  I just LOVE MDS and all the things you can do with it. Mostly I just using things for hybrid projects but they always turn out just so COOL!!!!!

So now it’s time to head on over to Jason’s Stampin’ Pad.  He has some great Halloween cards for you!

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Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!

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4 responses to “Tour de Freaks – Sept

  1. AWESOME once again, Mary!! (LOVE the layers and colors on your “batty” card!) And your framed art??? WAY TOO FUN!

  2. Gosh you did all this with MDS Mary? You’re so talented! Love both your cute projects. That greeting is awesome and I love the colors.

  3. Mary, both of your projects are so cute. I so wish you do a Halloween stamp camp for us Halloween lovers like myself. You can always give me a “private” class…lol. Love all the colors you used. You are so talented!!

  4. Super cute projects! Perfect for Halloween!

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