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    Spooky Artwork, New Creepy Trees & Gothic Frames, Halloween Sale!

    Filed under Art Projects, Bird Watcher Kit, Halloween, Miniatures, Shannon Cooper

    It’s never too early for Halloween. Really. And I’m so pleased that Design Team Member Shannon Cooper managed to take one of the new Loopy Chipboard Scroll Corners and incorporate it into the Mini Birdhouse Shrine from this month’s kit… and magically turn it into The Dark Shrine!

    Here’s a bit from Shannon’s blog post (with a tutorial!) to get us started:

    The Bird Watcher Kit for this month from Alpha Stamps is such a delight! It has a Mini Birdhouse Shrine, pretty papers, the Petite Birds & Nests Half Sheet, mulberry paper flowers, and a bunch of other stuff to create something lovely! Maybe an ornament for a bird-loving friend? A tiny garden shed? Lots of possibilities!

    But I didn’t do any of that. I think I miss Hallowe’en.

    The Mini Birdhouse Shrine fit nicely on top of two Window Boxes with Gothic Facades with room left over for a perimeter of black and red roses.

    Most everything was painted black, but a collage sheet image was glued to the back to lighten things up a bit.

    Aside: I started laughing when I read that bit, as the collage sheet image that is “lightening things up” shows a woman with her head in her hands. weeping over a fallen knight.

    After painting everything black, I used a woodgrain patterned stamp for the walls of the shrine. The window boxes were also painted black but wrapped with Black Woodgrain Scrapbook Paper and Half Scale Widows Walk Fencing was added.

    Great job, Shannon! So clever to use 2 of the window boxes as a shrine base! Read more and see more photos on Shannon’s blog post or view the supply list.

     
    What else is NEW today?

    Beside those chipboard scroll corners so artfully merged into The Dark Shrine, there are lots of new (or back-in-stock) items this week, so check here to see everything. Oh, those fancy new metal picture frames… perfect for a vampire’s lair (and remember you can just spray paint them).

     
    Halloween Collage Sheets on SALE!

    40% off on EVERYTHING in this collection! Tons of options from miniatures to multi-sheet sets! Includes the Crows Collage Sheet in Shannon’s artwork, too!

    The sale ends at midnight PST, MONDAY night, May 24th.

    See the sale collection here! Over 180 items!

      
    Posted by Leslie, May 23rd, 2021

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