Hello, my crafty friends! October is a month of fun… cooler weather and wonderful smells, my birthday (the big ‘six-oh’ this year), Halloween, and a little closer to Christmas! Another fun challenge is live over at Gecko Galz and I’m excited to share my DT inspiration project for the October Witching Hour Customer Challenge!
I was in the mood to create a tag, so I created a fun and creepy wicked tag that doubles as a gift card holder. And it’s packed with lots of layers and fun printed Gecko Galz stuff!
This was so much fun! I hand-cut my tag and distressed the edges. I added some Gecko Galz digital paper, cork tape and rust paste with stencil. While the rust paste was drying, I gathered Gecko Galz digital ephemera, brads and other doo-dads, flowers and ribbon. And how creepy is that little girl?! LOL!
I fussy cut and inked the edges of all the pieces of digital ephemera and started laying out all the elements.
When I was happy with the placement of everything, I started gluing and adhering. Fortunately, I had punched out the watch face and covered it with Glossy Accents the night before so it was dry and ready to use.
I had lots of ribbon scraps to use on the top – I’m a ‘ribbon ho’ and don’t throw much away, lol!
There are tons of layers on this, that’s for sure. Did I mention how creepy that little girl is?! I dotted Glossy Accents on her eyes for a little extra creepiness…
Here’s a shot of the back showing the gift card holder. Really happy with how this turned out!
Cardstock/Paper: GKD Onyx Black Cardstock, Kraft Corrugated Paper
Stamps: Frightfully Delightful Journal Papers and Icons, Alter Me Collage Sheets
Ink: Ranger Black Soot Distress Ink; Spectrum Noir Crystal Clear Sparkle Overlay marker; Tattered Angels Tarnished Silver, Orange and Moss Green Glimmer Mists
Dies/Punches: EK Success 2-1/4″ Circle Punch
Accessories: Ranger Glossy Accents, Cork Tape, The Crafter’s Workshop Mini Cubist Stencil, Prima Red Rust/Brown Rust/Mint Green Rust Paste, Tim Holtz Idea-ology Game Spinner, Indygo Junction Purple Zipper, Black Fabric Mesh scrap, Stampin’ Up Doily, Hobby Lobby Flowers, Petaloo Round Black Brads and Green Flower Brads
I’d love to enter this fun Halloween tag/gift card holder into the following challenges:
A Gem of A Challenge: #228 – Halloween or use Halloween Colors
A Bit More Time To Craft Challenge: #77 – Anything Goes
Classic Design Team Open Challenge: #10 – October Anything Goes
Crafts Galore Encore Challenge Blog: #56 – October Anything Goes
Crafty Creations Challenges: #375 – Anything Goes
Creative With Stamps Challenge Blog: #31 – Halloween or Stamps
Cupcake Inspirations: #455 – Bump In The Night
Dragonfly Journeys: #128 – Happy Halloween
International Art & Soul: #43 – NOT clean and simple, layer it up
Not Just Cards: Anything Goes
Scrapping4fun Challenges: #125 – Anything Goes
The Ribbon Girl: October Anything Goes
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge: #9 – Anything Goes
Your Scrapbook Place: October Anything Goes
I hope you’ve enjoyed this creepy tag and will link up a project with us this month! We’d love to see what you create! And don’t forget to check out all the fun goodies at the Gecko Galz Etsy store! You will fall madly in love… so many fun items to choose from! Thanks so much for stopping by and we’ll see you again soon! ;)