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Graphic 45 Halloween in Wonderland Replay

Graphic 45 Halloween in Wonderland Replay

Hello, Friends!  I bet you have been wondering where in the world I have been this week.  Well, I ‘m here, and I’m just fine. This week has been all about crunching deadlines and preparing for some family birthdays.  I don’t have anything new to share with you…..yet!  (Wait for it!  It’s coming!)  So I thought I’d share a replay of some of my favorite Graphic 45 Halloween in Wonderland projects to help you get your Halloween on.  This whimsical  collection is my idea of a perfect Halloween theme.  It’s spooky, but not creepy.  So let’s look back in time and see what we can find.

Halloween in Wonderland Candy Corn Folio

Halloween in Wonderland Candy Corn Folio Halloween in Wonderland by Kathy Clement Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1

This was such a fun project to create.  The Mad Hatter is probably my favorite image from the collection.  I love his socks…and the fact that he is holding a piece of candy corn inspired this project.

 

The inside is loaded with lots of fun ideas and techniques.  You can revisit this fun project HERE.

Halloween in Wonderland Mini Album

If mini albums are more your cup of tea, you will love this “made from scratch” mini album.  It’s loaded with Halloween goodness.  I share lots of tips and tricks in the video that accompanies the project.  Take a second look at it HERE.

Spooktacular Steampunk Alice Mixed Media Card

Love steampunk?  Then you will love this tall and skinny Steampunk Alice Card.

Halloween Time Card

If you love lots of layers, you are sure to love this Halloween Time card.

Halloween in Wonderland Trick or Treat Tag Album

Sometimes, a small project makes a big impact.  I loved creating this Trick or Treat Tag Album!  I think you’ll enjoy it, too!  You can find it HERE.

 Tea With Alice 3-D Home Decor

This 3-D Off the page “Tea with Alice” assemblage is probably the most ambitious project I ever made.  But boy, was it ever fun!  You can find out all about it HERE.

Halloween in Wonderland Going Round in Circles Card

Oh, I remember making this one…I was just dipping my toes into the big world of mixed media.  and I was just beginning to develop the idea of creating card folios.  You can read all about this one HERE.

Mixed Media Background Card Folio Tutorial

Earlier this year, I shared this fun mixed media background technique with Halloween in Wonderland.  You can refresh your memory on this project HERE.

 Altered Altoids Tin

Finally, as proof positive that good things come in small packages, you might enjoy a peek at this  Altered Altoids Tin.   This itty bitty project was sooo much fun to create!

So that gives you something to do while you’re waiting for me to share some new creations with you.  I hope you find some fresh inspiration in this great projects. I think I have…and I’m off to get my craft on!

Thanks for stopping by!

Cheerio,

kathy

 

Graphic 45 Halloween in Wonderland Mixed Media Cards Tutorial

Graphic 45 Halloween in Wonderland Mixed Media Cards Tutorial
Frilly and Funkie Saturday Showcase

Hello, Friends!  Happy Saturday!  I’m up on the Frilly and Funkie Blog for this week’s Saturday Showcase post.  I’ve created a spook-tacular Graphic 45 Halloween in Wonderland Mixed Media Cards Tutorial for you there.

Did you know that Halloween in Wonderland is Graphic 45’s number one best selling collection?  Because of it’s popularity, Graphic 45 is releasing the Deluxe Collector’s Edition for a 2nd time!  In fact, as I write this post, Halloween in Wonderland is at the printers.  You can pre-order Halloween in Wonderland at The Funkie Junkie Boutique at a tidy little discount right now.  How exciting is that?

You’ll find an easy to follow SnapGuide Tutorial for these mixed media backgrounds on these cards over on the Frilly and Funkie Blog today, so I hope you will pop on by and say hello.

Graphic 45 Halloween in Wonderland Mixed Media Cards Tutorial by Kathy Clement for The Funkie Junkie Boutique Photo 01

Here’s a sneaky peek to whet your appetite!

Graphic 45 Halloween in Wonderland Mixed Media Cards Tutorial by Kathy Clement for The Funkie Junkie Boutique Photo 02

Graphic 45 Halloween in Wonderland Mixed Media Cards Tutorial by Kathy Clement for The Funkie Junkie Boutique Photo 03

 

Graphic 45 Halloween in Wonderland Mixed Media Cards Tutorial by Kathy Clement for The Funkie Junkie Boutique Photo 04

 

Graphic 45 Halloween in Wonderland Mixed Media Cards Tutorial by Kathy Clement for The Funkie Junkie Boutique Photo 05

 

Graphic 45 Halloween in Wonderland Mixed Media Cards Tutorial by Kathy Clement for The Funkie Junkie Boutique Photo 06

 

Graphic 45 Halloween in Wonderland Mixed Media Cards Tutorial by Kathy Clement for The Funkie Junkie Boutique Photo 07

 

Graphic 45 Halloween in Wonderland Mixed Media Cards Tutorial by Kathy Clement for The Funkie Junkie Boutique Photo 09

 

Graphic 45 Halloween in Wonderland Mixed Media Cards Tutorial by Kathy Clement for The Funkie Junkie Boutique Photo 10

So grab a cuppa and meet me over at The Frilly and Funkie Blog!  I’ve provided product links below for your convenience!

Thanks for stopping by!

Cheerio,

kathy

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Halloween in Wonderland Candy Corn Folio

Graphic 45 Halloween in Wonderland Candy Corn Folio with Video Tour

Hello, G45’ers!  Quick!  What’s your favorite Halloween candy?  Mine is candy corn…and I think the Mad Hatter from Halloween in Wonderland loves it, too.  How do I know?  Well, just take a look at the expression on his face on the cover of this Halloween in Wonderland Candy Corn Folio.

Halloween in Wonderland Candy Corn Folio Halloween in Wonderland by Kathy Clement Product by Graphic 45 Photo 1

This image just tickles me!  Doesn’t it look like the Mad Hatter is running for that box of candy corn on the cover?  Hehehe!

Do you see what the Mad Hatter is holding in his hand?  How cool is that?  He even has candy corn striped socks, for heaven’s sake!

Halloween In Wonderland Candy Corn Folio: Hatching the Plan

I had it in mind to create a Halloween folio with a shaker cover.  But then I was grocery shopping and found the candy corn display.  Instantly, I started thinking of a way to make a folio with a candy corn container on the cover.

I tried all sorts of things, but finally found the plastic packaging from some Tim Holtz Idea-Ology Hinge Clips fit the bill perfectly.  First, i  thoroughly washed and dried the packaging. Then I filled the inner cavity with candy corn, and covered it with the plastic cover.  Then I slid designer paper into the back of the packaging grooves.  Next, I added a fussy cut image from Graphic 45’s Halloween in Wonderland DCE.  The final step was clipping it to the front of my folio with a beribboned binder clip.   To secure it even more, I added removable glue dots to the package backing.  How fun is that?

Halloween in Wonderland Candy Corn Folio: The Details

This is a 7.75″ x 5.75″ folio with a heavy black cardstock base.

It has a 3.4″ spine and a ribbon tie closure.  Designing the base was quick and easy.  It took a better part of a day to build the dimensional cover and the interactive features found within.

Flips, Fold, Pockets and Tags!

You know I  love to add interactive elements to my creations.  The first one I added here was the fold out page/hidden tag pocket on the right.

First, I created the 5.75″ x 5.5″ fold out page.  It actually measures 6.25″ wide, but the 1/2″ flap is glued behind another page, so you don’t see it.  I added a fun shaped edge to the left hand side.  Then, I left one side of the photo mount unattached so I could slip this decorated square Staples Tag behind it.  As a bonus, the rounded edge of the tag makes a great page turner!


Adding a belly band to a photo mount allows you to slide the photo behind it along with any other cute elements.  More is more, right?

The flip side reveals another photo mount/belly band duo with more whimsical images from the collection.

A Double Waterfall Feature

The centerpiece of this Halloween in Wonderland Candy Corn Folio is the double waterfall feature.   Double the fun!  Each page has room for a journaling spot and a 3″ x 3″ photo.

These label elements from the collection make great pockets!  I matted stickers on black cardstock and tucked them in.  Of course, you still have room for photos.  And you can add a line of journaling on each label.

These images are glued so that photos can slip behind.  I matted the large sticker on black cardstock to make it pop off the background paper.  It’s another great journaling spot.

ATC Tags!

The box style pocket on the left holds several ATC tags.  These were quick and easy to make.  I started with a handful of black Graphic 45 Staples ATC Alpha Banners.  The printed background on these means you don’t have to spend time adding patterned paper.  Then, I just fussy cut these images from the cut apart page and glued them down.  Add a wisp of ribbon and BAM!  Almost instant tag.

My thought for these is that they’d be a great spot for photo booth style pictures.  Or, they’d be wonderful place cards at your Halloween Tea.  You could even use them for invitations!

Halloween In Wonderland Candy Corn Folio Video Tour on YouTube

To help you get a feel for the flow of this album, and to show you how all the interactive mechanisms work, I’ve prepared a short (under 10 minute) video tour for you.

I hope this little folio has inspired you to break out your paper pretties and get your craft on. If this is the case, I’d love to hear from you in the comment section below.

Thanks for stopping by!

Cheerio,

kathy

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Halloween in Wonderland Mini Album with Petaloo Flowers

Hello, Friends!  Halloween is a photographer’s dream come true!  Cute kids in costume, vibrant mums and pumpkins displayed on front steps, neighborhood parties and Halloween mayhem in the workplace make for great photo ops!  Why not collect all those great memories in a pretty G45 Halloween in Wonderland Mini Album adorned with pretty, pretty Petaloo flowers?

halloween-in-wonderland-mini-album-halloween-in-wonderland-by-kathy-clement-product-by-graphic-45-photo-1Halloween In Wonderland Mini Album

halloween-in-wonderland-mini-album-halloween-in-wonderland-by-kathy-clement-product-by-graphic-45-photo-3Petaloo flowers anchor the corner of this “from scratch” mini album.  I love the way they add texture to the design, but I also love the way they pull the colors out of these cute designer papers.

halloween-in-wonderland-mini-album-halloween-in-wonderland-by-kathy-clementproduct-by-graphic-45-photo-6Shades of purple, green, cream and yellow really make the details in this album pop!

halloween-in-wonderland-mini-album-halloween-in-wonderland-by-kathy-clementproduct-by-graphic-45-photo-3An upcycled cereal box wrapped in Graphic 45 DIY papers makes a great mini album base.  G45 Staples door plates, metal tags, chipboard and flowers make the album come alive.

halloween-in-wonderland-mini-album-halloween-in-wonderland-by-kathy-clementproduct-by-graphic-45-photo-5The inner pages are loaded with fun hidden pockets, pull out tags, fold outs, folios and more.

halloween-in-wonderland-mini-album-halloween-in-wonderland-by-kathy-clementproduct-by-graphic-45-photo-9Darjeeling flowers top each G45 Staples Alphabet tag that is used to spell out “spooky” Halloween words.

Halloween in Wonderland YouTube Video tour

This little video tour will show you all the wonderful details in the album.  You’ll find lots of great tips that you can use in making your own albums.  I hope you enjoy!

Thanks so much for joining me here today!  Hope you found some inspiration and ideas for your own paper playtime. If so, I’d love to hear from you in the comment section below.

Cheerio,

kathy

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Steampunk Alice Halloween Card with Halloween in Wonderland

Steampunk Alice Halloween Card for Frilly and Funky Vintage Halloween Challenge

Hello, Friends!  What happens when you combine Graphic 45 Halloween in Wonderland with a little steampunk vibe?  You  get a super fun  Steampunk Alice Card  which is just the ticket for the new challenge over at the Frilly and Funkie Blog.  Zoe is our hostess this round, and the theme is Vintage Halloween.  Here are Zoe’s guidelines for the challenge:

With Halloween just around the corner, it’s time to get your witches hats on and create a project of your choice in a vintage style with a Halloween theme.

Steampunk Alice!

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How fun is this?  The size of this card is huge because I fussy cut the focal image from the 12×12 Deluxe Collector’s Edition.  Standing 8.25″ tall, it has a cutaway front and is loaded with steampunk goodness.

steampunk-alice-halloween-in-wonderland-by-kathy-clement-for-frilly-and-funkie-product-by-graphic-45-photo-2Petaloo flowers were dressed up with ribbon, paper shavings, chipboard tags and a Tim Holtz Plaquette.

steampunk-alice-halloween-in-wonderland-by-kathy-clement-for-frilly-and-funkie-product-by-graphic-45-photo-3These wonderful Steampunk Gadgets are from The Funkie Junkie Boutique.  Aren’t they awesome?  I tapped them with Shaded Lilac and Shabby Shutters Distress Paint then added that fun spider web and skull charm, also from the shop.

steampunk-alice-halloween-in-wonderland-by-kathy-clement-for-frilly-and-funkie-product-by-graphic-45-photo-4Steampunk Alice is standing in the pumpkin patch along with the Cheshire Cat.  I used my spatter brush and some diluted white acrylic paint to add a little more texture to the composition.

steampunk-alice-halloween-in-wonderland-by-kathy-clement-for-frilly-and-funkie-product-by-graphic-45-photo-5A Halloween sky was created by adding stenciled stars and a little mica spray. This added lots of depth to the image.

steampunk-alice-halloween-in-wonderland-by-kathy-clement-for-frilly-and-funkie-product-by-graphic-45-photo-6Pockets of goodness line the inside of the card.  I mean, really, it’s Halloween so you have to have some treats, right?

steampunk-alice-halloween-in-wonderland-by-kathy-clement-for-frilly-and-funkie-product-by-graphic-45-photo-7Ephemera cards, chocolate, and a tea bag are tucked into a pocket made from a journaling tag. Small photos can be added to the back of each card.

steampunk-alice-halloween-in-wonderland-by-kathy-clement-for-frilly-and-funkie-product-by-graphic-45-photo-8Photo mounts fill the right hand pocket.  Each one contains opens to reveal room for 2 large photos inside, and one on the back.  Even though this is a card, it could easily serve as Halloween decor and a place to save photos from Halloween parties.

Come Play with Us!

Now it’s YOUR turn!  Create your own vintage Halloween treat and link it up over at the Frilly and Funkie Challenge blog before midnight, November 1st.

The team will choose their top four picks with the winner being invited to join us in a Guest DT spot at Frilly and Funkie and the next three will receive badges to display on their blogs. Everyone who enters and follows the rules will be entered into the draw to have the chance to win a $25 spending spree at The Funkie Junkie Boutique.

I can’t wait to see what you make!

Thanks for stopping by!

Cheerio,

kathy

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