Saturday, October 24, 2015

Day 24 31 Days of Halloween~Let's Dance into the Pumpkin Patch

Welcome to Day 24 of the 31 Days of Halloween! This is an annual Smeared Ink event and we are so thrilled to be playing along as Wicked Bloggers. The Wicked Blogger challenge is to post a new creation each day during October that contains a stamped image, digi or rubber! Check out all the rules and prize details at Smeared Ink.

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Yummy orange from CT Anne today...

 I've been on a stencilling jag, and on a postcard (6x4) mission, and had this postcard left over.  And some other bits left over from other projects.  As I puzzled them, trying to make a new cohesive piece, I bethought me of my journal book. And the traditional Northern Hemisphere Halloween scene.  So we shall have a pumpkin patch in the garden of a haunted house.
But gardens have all sorts of bugs, spiders, tiny doll-people laid out as sacrifices perhaps.
A Haunted House would need Haunters showing through the windows, so I left a blank area on my journal page, where there was no "traditional" leafless tree, stamped some "webs" on it, and fussycut some stamped images to add them to the back of the die-cut house:
Mat board and halloween paper diecut and glued together, here's the front side 
Ah, did I mention stencilling the journal page?  Yep.  Yellow page, purple paint daubed over.
Something learned:  not all tissue papers blend into the background when you glue them to your page.  Oh well, some crows are flying against a cloudy backdrop, maybe that monkey swinging in the tree has escaped a circus?  UhOh!  And there are some flying monkeys in the corner too.  Noooo!
Put them together, and the full scene is revealed. Happy children, screaming children, sleeping children, tiny human insects on the pumpkins, a clown face disguised as a pumpkin - the stereotypical Halloween scene, except there are no tombstones.  Oh well, another time...

Supplies:  tiny people, baby scraps, Dresden scrap Clown. Stamps: Marionette Monkey, Spanish Moss, Mean Clown, Spiked Man, Flying Crows, Frolicking Children  squalling child face
Third Coast RS: (small) flying black birds
Sizzix Haunted house die
TCW maple leaf stencil   flying monkeys across moon pumpkin/pod stencil


  1. This piece is so full of details I'm totally stunned, fabulous piece Anne.

  2. WOW! that is one wild patch! Loving all the fun details. Looks like you had a ball with this. xxD

  3. Great scene! Love all the details and that pumpkin stencil.

  4. Great collage of various items that meld into a fantastic scene.
    thanks for sharing.
    Your garden grew some wonderful pumpkins.

  5. Wowee that's quite a scene going on there in your journal! It's fit to fright that's for sure!

  6. creepy spooky scene my friend..eeekkk Thanks for the sharing and the pumpkins rock!

  7. My monkey swinging in the tree! I do love him so :) awesome sauce xx

  8. Wow, awesome! Spooky & Creative Blessings, Tracy x

  9. Love all the stencilling. This is a great creation. Love all the different elements!!


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