Saturday, October 22, 2011

Monday Challenge #30

Happy Saturday!  I hope everyone is having a fabulous weekend so far!!  I have a fun night of crafting with a couple of great friends ahead of me tonight, which I'm really looking forward to.  I got a head start on some projects this morning, too!

This week over at My Craft Spot, the Monday Challenge is a 3D Halloween challenge.  Last year I decorated a clear pail for Christmas as part of a class I took.  I had been debating creating one for Halloween because I've seen so many cute creations out there in blog land lately.  This challenge sealed the deal for me, so I went out and bought some clear pails and got to decorating.

I started by putting together strips of paper to line the inside of the can.  The top layer is red at the request of my sweetie who said that he thought red was best because it looked like blood.  Okay!?!  LOL!
I added this little pumpkin-guy, and chose this face from my Peachy Keen stamps because I thought he looked a little mischievous.
 I attached this cute bat with a couple of glue dots on one wing so that he sticks out from the pail a little bit.
 I added a rosette with a little pumpkin to the lid for a little something extra, and decided to give the little pumpkin a scared expression.
Thanks for stopping by for a look!!

Solid cardstock from Bazzill and Recollections
Patterned cardstock from DCWV
Bat from Simply Charmed cut at 1 3/4 inches
Pumpkin-guy from Mini Monsters cut at 2 1/4 inches
Pumpkin from Simply Charmed cut at 1 1/2 inches
Martha Stewart Drippy Goo border punch
Faces from Peachy Keen Stamps Everyday Character and Wide Eyed Kids Face Assortments
Black and white Sakura gel pens
Google eyes and ribbons from my stash


  1. Oh wow this turned out GREAT!!!!!!!!! I love all the detail, the PK faces look terrific!! And the red drippy goo.....excellent touch!!! He needs to make things himself!!!! ;) Hope your knee is doing well!

  2. THIS IS SO CUTE!! I love the adorable little bat. Such a cute detail. I always see these clear buckets and want to make something and now you have inspired me :) Thanks for entering this project in this week's challenge at My Craft Spot. :)


  3. The pail is really cute! Love the faces on the pumpkins!