Saturday, September 10, 2011


Get ready for surprises and prizes  galore on the OCS blog this month for the launch of Lora’s Brick and Mortar store in Bolton, ON. 
One of the numerous stamp companies that is being showcased is YNS (Your Next Stamp) September Releases.  The DT has had the privilege of working with the fall releases thanks to the generosity of Lora at OCS.
So many fun images!!!  So many ideas!!  So little time!!  And an Easel Box it was!!  Filled with hidden treasure!  CHOCOLATE!!P1000999Here is what I came up with. I used a single 8 1/2” x 11” piece of cardstock for P1010002the box (tutorial to come).  
All stamps are from OCS’s, YNS (Your Next Stamp) September’s releases. 
The final “treasure??  CHOCOLATE.  $2 worth at Dollarama.
See the spider and the bat??  They are Cuttlebug die cuts – the spider is perched on a web made from the stretchy net the candy came in (a tiny version of the bags onions come in).  No self respecting Black Widow would be dull in color so glossy accents came to the rescue -- on the bat, spider and pumpkin.
I have patterned paper in my craft room that would make most Scrapbooking Stores pale in comparison, but I love to create DP from cardstock.  Yep, I’m strange!  A circle was cut to use as a mask for the moon and those yummy distress inks from Tim Holtz (Spiced Marmalade; Dusty Concord; Mustard Seed and Black Soot) were sponged to give the sky affect.  The same was done for the “Happy Hallowe’en” and “Trick or Treat”.  A Martha Stewart border punch made the fence in a flash.
Til next time,          ~ rubber hugs, inky wishes ~

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

OMgosh, these are soooo cute! These images are great and you colored them perfectly! Nice!!!!!!! -Gail Lass