Monday, August 1, 2016


Welcome to August!

All of here at Dream in darkness want to extend and amazing huge thank you to Bibi and Rubber Dance Stanps for sponsoring us!! And another awesomely warm thank you to all our new players, thanks for sharing all of your enormous creativity!

Summer, here, and August rolls on, we have a fabulous sponsor to spend some time with, Make it Crafty! Make it Crafty kindly supplied the creative team with a digi stamp each and we have the treats to share below! Visit the Make it Crafty shop to see all their wonderful stamps, shipboard and great tutorials.

Up first is CT Anne:

Last time Make it Crafty sponsored us, I was rather taken with the houses, and used the rusty can house.  The next one I wanted to play with here was strongly steampunk, so "everyone" decided steampunk was to be our theme this month.  But it's funny how external matters influence one's art.  As I pushed my trolley through the web site, I spotted several Australian stamps. Outback Truckers is on tv at the moment, and I'm sooo sad I couldn't get to the Art Is You retreats over there this year... so when I spotted it, I had to have it -the Great Australian Outback Dunny!

Over there, the landscape really does look this red, and much of the roading this rough.  But you'll have to come back later in the month to see how it was weirded into a steampunk theme.


CT Nan has "Jet Propelled Santa" making a crash landing into her house's roof!  
He seems to have started quite a fire with his arrival!

He has kept his sense of humor, however,
and has a big grin on his face as he holds tight to his ski poles.

A close up of the impact....some of the prezzies are safe
but alas some seem to have caught fire and are a bit scorched :(

Luckily, Sky 5's helicopter was nearby to get this awesome overhead view of the crash scene!

Fabulous Nan!

Here's what came out from the Clockworks House
when CT Granne got her hands on it ...
it became a part of the android from New Zealand.

...the heart is ticking...

... but the rust is coming closer ...

Love it Granne!

From CT kim, a digitally layered composite using two physical pages and some digital papers.  The story is built up around the wicked Metal Shrooms digital stamp!


Hope you enjoyed these treats! Come back on August 7th for the July Winner's Post and in a few days to see Asylum Anne's surprise!

Link up your fabulously weird- odd -dark- digital or otherwise creative creations 
with us and the Frogster...


  1. fantasic challenge and just perfect for me as I love my creepy and horror . hope you like my creation and my art
    plz pop by my blog and say hi .. look forward to more challenges
    newest follower

    1. Welcome to our Weird, looks like you'll fit right in here.

    2. Make yourself at home here at our humble little horror house :) So glad you found us and we are soo happy to have you play with us! xx

  2. What a wicked Santa lol....but then we all have days like that...don't we ? Great makes everyone :D XXX


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