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Thursday, October 4, 2012

It's TiMe for a SpOokEy, CrEePY FaLL Blog Hop!

Welcome to the Altered Pages Halloween/Fall Blog Hop!!
WARNING! WARNING!
BEWARE OF PROJECT OVERLOAD!!!
You've been warned...I went a little overboard for this hop & wanted to apologize for any overwhelming qualities on this post! LOL!!

First of all, let me get the specifics outta the way...
Hopefully you've joined me here via the Altered Pages BLOG & have started from the beginning cuz each of the designers are giving away a Halloween-themed digi-collage sheet to TWO winners, courtesy of Altered Pages (THANKS JEAN!!) by leaving a comment on each blog & becoming followers!
In addition to that, Jean is also giving one lucky winner a Pink Scissor Mouse, so be sure go back to the beginning & leave a comment that you finished the hop & left comments/follow along the way!

AND...could it get any better?!!
YES! It CAN!!
I am also giving away some blog candy...a kit to make my "Skeleton Stomp" Domino Book that is for sale on the Altered Pages website (contents vary slightly)!!! Just be sure to leave a comment telling me which project you liked best & you'll be entered in a random number drawing for it! YAY!!
...now let's get down to it!!!!
I simply ADORE this time of year with all the GORGEOUS color around us! Not to mention how fun it is to decorate & dress up for Halloween!!! So that's pretty much why I went WAY overboard for this hop! I just couldn't stop myself!!!

So, this is my "hall tree" where we usually hang our coats, but since I don't have a fireplace mantel, it's become my substitute for displaying collections like this!
See what I mean?? Craziness, huh?!
{There are a few things up there that I had created a month or so ago & you can read about those here: (the green dressform) & HERE (the little skeleton tin)...}
For this Hop, I started with an image from the Wicked Witches collage sheet that I simply cropped out & added to the saying "Keep Calm & Ride On!" (I even made one with a turkey from the Gobble Gobble sheet that says "Keep Calm & Gobble On" to change out next month!

I also made a set of bottles using the Macabre Page Image  as my template to create some spooky labels:
Witches Brew
Ravens Blood
Siren Song Elixer
 The Siren Song Elixer is my favorite!!! I used  a couple collage sheets of some VERY saucy women & a little bit of German Scrap!! (Laying Down on the Job & Erotica)
The Ravens Blood one has cutouts of ravens here & there from the Poe's Raven sheet.
Last is my MOST favorite!
I have never made Tussie Mussies before, but decided to give it a try! 
If you look closely, you'll see that I used ENTIRE collage sheets as patterned paper for the cones!! How clever am I?!! LOL!!
I used four different sheets to make the cones:
Here are some close-ups of the embellishments themselves:
Whew!
On top of all that I made a wreath too...you can see it HERE!
That's it, REALLY!
Hope you had fun looking at my projects today! Don't forget to leave a comment about what you liked best so you can be entered into the contests!

OH- ONE MORE THING!
We are starting another challenge on Monday, 10/8 with an AWESOME prize pack, so be sure to check in on the Altered Pages Challenge Blog for more details!
Cheers!
Don't forget to keep hoppin' around!















19 comments:

Kelli said...

So awesome!! I haven't had time to decorate yet but will totally be doing it this weekend!!!!! Love your domino book!!!!!

trisha too said...

Love the project overload, Becky--so many gorgeous things, all of them fabulous!

:)

Tristan Robin Blakeman said...

Wonderful post, Becky! Love your projects (and your domino book kit is delightful!).

Though I love tussy mussys, I gotta say, the Siren's Song bottle just knocks my socks off - but, then, that's the goal of any self-respecting siren, right?!

Happy Halloween blog hop!

AlteredPages Artsociates said...

Well, you have been one busy little Miss! I love the hall coat tree, fun alternative to a mantel. Each item is such fun and so creative. The idea of changing the frame out seasonally is very afforable way to decorate artistically!

silvia said...

LOVE all your Halloween decorations!! LOVE your "Ravens Blood"

Katrina said...

I just love your keep calm sign, so simple yet so cute!!

Danie May said...

Wow Becky! All your projects are fabulous, I am loving your Tussy Mussy's. We don't celebrate Fall or Halloween/Thanksgiving here but I so loving seeing wonderful projects such as these using the rich warm colors of Fall. xx

scrapsugar said...

I love love love the altered jars, they are so gothic and apothecary, fabulous job!!

Nan G said...

Great projects! Love the framed Ride On! I follow via email. Look forward to awesome inspiration!

Carla said...

Wow what a great selection of goodies! I love each of them, but the Tussie Mussies really are amazing! Love it!

Jackie said...

I like the tussy mussies! Cute .

Nicie Ibarra said...

Hi Becky, I just LOVE all of your projects!!!! Can't pick just one! :)

ike said...

WoWza - totally cosmic :-) xxx

Lyneen said...

Great Post... Love all the projects, the Sirens Song bottle really caught my eye.... and I LOVE your Domino book... WHAT FUN!!! THANKS FOR SHARING!

Debi said...

Becky, you may think project overload- i think more please!!! I just love the Keep Calm Ride On - made me smile, thanks for the chance to win, Debi- you newest follower x

Pearl Maple said...

Thanks for sharing all the creative inspiration, so many fun ideas

Kristie said...

WOW! You really outdid yourself! Love all the fun ideas, and thank you so much for sharing. I think I could do a version of the "Be calm and ride on" fairly easily -- and how fun for the season!

Peg said...

Oh my gosh,Becky! I love everything! You did a great job on your project. Thanks for sharing all of it with us and thanks for participating in the hop.

Barbara Rankin said...

Goodness, Becky. All of your projects are fantastic. I would be hard pressed to pick just one. I love the domino book, and the raven's blood bottle is pretty neat. I'm following now and can't wait to see more.