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Friday, January 22, 2010

Holy Scrap!

A few months ago I discovered this blog with some really great scrapbook sketches. Earlier this week, she posted a new sketch and it was just the inspiration that I needed to FINALLY get my Halloween page finished! The background paper is by Fancy Pants.
For the title, I used some white "Thickers" and doodled a bit on them with a black pen. The orange panel that the title is on was actually a cream colored paper that I tore out of a notebook. To make it match my page, I used a brayer and covered the paper with SU Pumpin Pie ink. The pumpkins and bat are rub-ons by BoBunny.

I searched every bin, drawer and package in my workshop to find some candy shaped embellishments. I never found any, but then it occurred to me that I could make my own with a stamp set called "Tasty Sweet" that I got from SU last year.
I used Pumpkin Pie and More Mustard ink for the candies and then cut em' out and attached with dimensionals. And since Stickles make everything better, I covered the orange swirls in the background with diamond stickles. This page is super SPAR-KA-LAY in person.
Thanks for stopping by today! Have a great weekend.

5 comments:

Summerthyme Studio said...

Love your sweet sweet layout!

Vicki

Rachel said...

Great Halloween page! Love how you used the candy stamps. Thanks again for the encouragement to start sharing sketches again.

Kathy W said...

got to check out that link, I too have yet to scrap halloween yet- way behind...
Awesome page- love the glitter

Angela said...

Very cute...I love that set with the candy corns in it...very creative layout!

sarahw said...

Mackenzie, super cute page. I really like the sketch. I have been scrapping a lot lately and found this sketch blog that has some great stuff. gotsketch.blogspot.com