Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Halloween Prep – Day 2


A spider's web on a card is a great way to add a graphic nature to your design. Case in point, see these two Halloween cards. Anthonette Chavez created this rounded edged masterpiece with spider's web and finished it off with Skellanimals sentiment "I've got time to waste" and spider. I respect the time it took her to cut out and color in the stamps – it shows care in her work (always true of Anthonette's work). The Skellanimals collections are fantastic for Halloween. Note the tagline "Dead animals need love, too." Check them all out here (http://www.psaessentials.com/skelanimals.htm) and let us know what you think. All week long, your comments enter you to win a Haunted Shack Peel & Stick stamp set. (Limit 1 comment per day please.)





 
Our contributor Monika Wright designed this card "Happy Halloween" from our UBU Happy Halloween Peel & Stick collection (http://www.psaessentials.com/ubu.htm). These adorable UBU characters add much character to your designs. She's used black and white twine from The Twinery to create a spider's web of sorts. I like that Monika is not afraid of white space. All too often, designers feel the need to address all areas of the space. Sometimes – it adds a lot to your design.





 

Monika also created this fun and easy pencil holder using UBU Happy Halloween stamps, black and white twine from The Twinery, and a fun pencil. This is a great classroom project, easy to make with your kids, or a favor at a kids party.




 

I look forward to your comments and hope we've inspired some ideas for the upcoming Halloween…. Still 12 weeks away so there's plenty of time.  

41 comments:

  1. These are truly amazing:) Sandra H

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  2. Such fun projects, I really like the pencil topper. :D

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  3. Cute projects, I agree about the white space, just have a hard time remembering that when I make cards!

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  4. aww I love it all... so so cute..

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  5. Oh, how fun are all these creations! The twine web is so very clever and just adorable in the glassine bag. The pencil with topper makes for a neat party favor or treat. So. very. cute!

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  6. These are great! I so love the Skelanimals stamps!!!!

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  7. I just got a whole bunch of pencils on Sale thank you for sharing this Cute Idea, I have to do that project!!
    Thank you Again
    Aloha,
    shar

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  8. Ohhh looove the pencil one. I am a Halloweenie =P Totally love Halloween, unfortunatly I live where it isnt really celebrated =( But one day I am gonna head on over to the states and see it for myself =)

    Hugs from Lilli =)
    l.a.nikolaisen at gmail dot com
    www.crazycardmaker.blogspot.com

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  9. Cute treat ideas for halloween. Love the twinery web!

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  10. the twine web is TOOO cute! sharon dot gullikson at gmail dot com

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  11. Those peel and stick stamps are adorable!

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  12. These projects are fantastic! Thank you for sharing. :)

    Lauren
    readysetlove@me.com
    www.readysetlove.me

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  13. Great cards and pencil holder...love the web and the twine used for each. Thanks.

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  14. I love projects, especially the pencil:)

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  15. They are so adorable.
    mexicopetshop at hotmail dot com

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  16. Cute projects! I'm definitely already planning my Halloween projects! Jewels

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  17. I really love the card. It's so simple.

    Spunkycrayon at yahoo dot com

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  18. What cute cards....love them :)

    Jenny
    jennykingham at att dot net

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  19. This is why I follow this blog. I LOVE the ideas that we are given on here! It helps to get my creative juices flowing! Thanks for the great inspirations!!
    melissaktilley@gmail.com

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  20. Cute Halloween projects!

    Carol B
    ciaoitalia2007(at)gmail(dot)com

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  21. I love the dog and penguin Skellanimals. Wasn't a huge fan at first but this set won me over! Such cute projects!

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  22. All the projects are so fun! Hard to believe Halloween is right around the corner...

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  23. The spider web and spider are so cute :)

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  24. LOVE the Pencil one! Plan on sharing it with everyone. Will go great with the bags from yesterday for the football team and cheer squads for the Spooky Season!

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  25. Wow! Such fabulous and fun Halloween projects! Great inspiration!

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  26. Love these...especially the first card! The Skellanimals are awesome!!!

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  27. Okay, these pieces of creativity make me want to start my Hallowe'en crafting NOW!

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  28. OMG! These Skellanimals stamps are are so weird, and yet so funny! The one with the Spoiled Rotten sentiment (with the penguins) just cracked me up!

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  29. I love those wonderful projects! That twine is so wonderful and the skellanimals are so cute.

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  30. such great projects! i love use of the twine!

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  31. These are the perfect stamps...love them.
    quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

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  32. great projects. tfs these ideas.

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  33. Cute projects and great ideas!

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  34. Adorable projects! Halloween is so much fun!!
    TFS

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  35. FUN Halloween projects!!! Lovin' all of this festive inspiration!!

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  36. adorable!

    sweetlilscrapper.blogspot.com
    sweetlilscrapper at hotmail dot ca

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  37. really amazing and nice creations. i love the art. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . :P

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