Friday, October 25, 2013

The halloween display

Today on the Heidi Swapp blog I am sharing my Aussie version of a Halloween display. Of course I had to add in some yellow to the traditional orange and black colour scheme. Wink!

 
I started with a digi word from Heidi's digi shop, I printed it off and wound it through my type writer for a fun twist!


I painted some goodies including a real pumpkin and these plastic skeletons with metallic silver spray paint! I made his little hat from paper from Heidi's Believe collection!


The little yellow frame I bought in Michaels when I visited the US in January, I spritzed a Color Magic letter in Georgia Peach Colorshine and added it to the frame.


I found the paper Mache hat in Riot Art and Crafts  and spray painted that in the silver metallic spray paint. The beautiful bloom was a gift from fellow team member Jamie Pate and I hot glued it to my hat. I finished it off with a crepe paper ruffle on the bottom of the hat.
 
 
I used the Halloween digi word again and created the subway art printable. I have provided it as  free download on the Heidi swap blog here.
 
 
I found the wooden words at Spotlight and covered them in various Heidi Swapp pattern papers. For the B I added a fun element using the Epiphany Crafts  Hexagon tool. The O uses another word from the digi words.

 
The last O I added a spider I cut with my silhouette.


I used the silver spray paint to cover my plastic skull and gave her a pretty bow using the Bow Die from Stampin Up!


I also wanted a place to share my past Halloween photos so I used  one of the Shadow box frames and spritzed it with Tinsel Colorshine.  I wanted my shadow box to be transferable to other Celebrations such as Christmas  so I  kept the pattern paper (adhered to the back of the frame) a neutral black  and white.


I hot glued a binding Mechanism to the pattern paper and then layered it over my photos and embellishments to decorate. I started with another Epiphany Crafts hexagon dome and tied it on with black craft wire that I wound around a pencil for  a fun look and then filled it with photos, banners and other goodies for a fun layered look!



 





 
I am loving this little Halloween vignette sitting on my dining room table. It makes me smile every time I look at it!

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13 comments:

Leanne said...

It is absolutely gorgeous..x

Victoria Freze said...

Wow! I love this display! And I really like the tradition of Halloween, unfortunately it's not traditional here in Ukraine, so I can see all such beauty not so often :)

Heather Jacob said...

OMG such fun here Kim, this is so gorgeous , love all of it x

Lauren Hender said...

Absolutely amazing! Love!

Lizzy Hill said...

BOO - tiful.....yeah, it had to be said, didn't it????!!!!!!!!! My fave is the bow on the skull...must admit I'm not into halloween at all, but your display certainly packs a punch:):) And the photos are sooo cute with the kids!!!

Michelle said...

It is so fun seeing your halloween display. You certainly can tell you had some fun with it.

Jennifer Shaw said...

Oh this is amazing! Loving every inch of it!

Sarah Webb said...

Love all the B&W and silver! Looks amazing!

Ashley Horton said...

Amazing Halloween decor, Kim! I love the pops of bright Yellow and the pieces you painted Silver! And the album for your photos is so cute!

Belinda Lowe said...

You managed to make halloween look CUTE - well done

Lizzyc said...

Fabulous Kim, love the pop of yellow!

Mandy Melville said...

Wow, this is awesome!! I love that you've included yellow with the traditional Halloween colours.

Tarrah McLean said...

Wow this looks so awesome Kim, you must spend almost every waking moment scrapbooking!! Just love all your decor, awesome ideas :)