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Saturday, 1 October 2016

October challenge - Altered Eclectics

Hi all, back again with post 2 of 3!

It's October, yay! That can mean only one thing... Spooky Hallowe'en themed goodies of course!
like my DT piece for Altered Eclectics this month!





I used a Tim Holtz paper pad to decorate my little shadow box (which started life as a little wooden box with wooden beads in that someone gave me at work), after I'd painted the walls and dividers with Black Soot Distress inks. I cut some elements to use from the pad, and also added some pumpkin buttons, game tokens and orange and black seed beads, as well as lots of charms.


I attached some small torches to the sides of the shadow box, and if you look closely at the little charm in the top left cubby, you may recognise it as a Twilight one. My daughter used to be a big fan, but has since grown out of it, so donated the "new moon" bracelet she had to the project.
In the top right cubby I've added some of my old Warhammer miniatures, which fit the theme perfectly too.

Some die cut letters finish it off, et voila! One finished Hallowe'en shadow box for me to take to work when the time comes to make it all look super spooky (and then hopefully sell to make money for the charity, lol)

There's some amazing projects waiting to be admired over on the Altered Eclectics blog, and if you fancy altering something (doesn't have to be Hallowe'en themed), why not come and play with us?

Ok, back in one minute with my final post of the morning!

Sammy-x

6 comments:

Chris said...

Fabulous makes today Sammy! You certainly have a wide range of skills and styles.
Love this shadow box, the details are fantastic and it appeals to my 'dark side'!
Have a great weekend
Chris
x

cotnob said...

A fabulous project Sammy, lots of brilliant details.
Pauline
x

Elaine aka Ellapu said...

Oh I do love Poe, been along long time I have made anything halloween - you have nailed it hun xx

Judy McKay said...

Sammy your shadow box is stunning. I always love Halloween themed projects. Judy DT

Kat W said...

This is just stunning; your attention to detail is fabulous and I love every little bit :-)
Big hugs, Kat xx

Sandra Wright said...

I can't believe I missed commenting on this gorgeous project.I am so sorry Sammy.
Love everything about this from the creepy spider to the colour palette..I enjoy creating configuration boxes..trouble is my daughter seems to be a collector of mine nowadays,lol...xx