Monday, November 28, 2011

Scaring the villagers

Evening everyone!

This past weekend I have managed to do loads of scrapping and it makes this little duck, one happy girl. And guess what I had sitting on the top of my supply pile, ready to be used first? More of the latest released 2Crafty chipboard.

I decided to start with some of my Halloween photos taken this year. I grabbed the bats from the Broomstick Witch and some gorgeous ghosts and went to work. Sorry I can't find the link for the ghost but I'm sure Vanessa will answer any inquiries.

I painted the bats white first and then applied black Distress Crackle Paint. The white base can be seen through the cracks. Once they were dry, I added some Glossy accents for a nice shiny finish. To finish them off I went around the edges of the bats with a black marker to darken all the edges.

The ghosts were covered with Crystallina Kindy Glitz and allowed to dry, then I applied a thick coat of Rock Candy Crackle Paint. The thicker you apply the bigger the cracks. The ghost actually look like they are shedding skin, very cool.

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As you can see from the photos, the boys had a ball visiting the retirees from my Mum's retirement village.

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