Spooky Halloween Tag – Creative Embellishments

I’ve always loved how Creative Embellishments makes it so easy to put together a quick card or tag without sacrificing dimension. For this quick an easy tag, I used 4 different background stamps. I used stazon ink with the text, crackle, and distressed grid stamps and layered them on the background. I then used the paint splat stamp to heat emboss some splatters for a little added color. I splattered some inks from Lindy’s Stamp Gang onto the base of my tag and misted it lightly with Tattered Angels Coffee Shop mist (my all time fave of their mists). Once I had that complete, I inked the edges with distressed ink. I altered by chippies with black, silver and white acrylic paint and heat embossed the title piece. Here’s how it all came together:

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Close up of the top of the tag:

tag close up top

 

Close up of the bottom of the tag:

tag close up bottom

 

the CE products I used:

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Altered Webster’s Pages Color Crush Planner – Creative Embellishments

I’ve used a planner to keep myself organized most of life, but had gotten away from relying on one the last few years. Then I saw a deal on Blitsy that I couldn’t pass up! I’ve been a long-time fan of Webster’s Pages and love their Color Crush Planners, so I grabbed the pink one while I could (I think they have A5 sized ones coming out early to mid November, btw). 😀 WP is best known to me as a scrapbooking company, so I decided to have a little fun with it! I had a lot of fun combining my love of scrapping with the awesome Creative Embellishments products I get to work with! 😀 I just added a few fussy cut images from Graphic 45’s Happy Haunting paper line from a few years back and here’s what I came up with:

oct divider

Here’s an altered divider from the planner. It’s paper weight, so I gesso’d the page before staining the border with Distress Stain and splattering it with a few Tattered Angels mists in coordinating colors and some India ink. See that flair button peeking out at the top? I made paper clips using CE’s awesome flair buttons. Isn’t it adorable?!! I altered my wood veneer pieces with a mixture of acrylic paint, India Ink, Distress Stains and TA mists.

Here’s how it looks in the planner:

oct open to divider

 

I wasn’t really sure what I wanted to do with the pockets in the front cover, but then I thought of CE’s fabulous 3″ x 4″ wood cards! They’re great for pocket pages, project life and cards, but I decided to alter the Halloween one for that space. I just adhered a folded piece of cardstock to the back so I could slip that into the pocket to hold my wood piece in place. 😀 To alter it, I filled all the etched portions of the piece with glossy accents to help prevent the color from bleeding. I then colored in the moon portion with a PITT marker. I laid a quarter over the moon (perfect size!) to use as a mask and misted the rest of the card. It didn’t photograph well, but looks really cool irl. 😀

Here’s how it turned out along with 2 of the other paper clips I made with the CE flair buttons:

oct inside cover full

 

A closer view:

oct inside cover

 

I hope you enjoyed my project! Be sure to check out the Creative Embellishments store to take advantage of their 30% off SALE going on RIGHT NOW! The sale ends tonight at 11:59 PM ET!

The awesome CE pieces I used on this project (click the pic to be taken to the store listing)…

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