Thursday, October 30, 2014

October 30~ 31 Days of Halloween Wicked Blogger Challenge Day 30~Calavera

eeeekkk Thursday!

zoooommmm and here we are at THURSDAY!

Welcome to Day 30 of 31 Days of Halloween! The Smeared and Smudged 31 Days of Halloween Challenge is to create a daily project using a stamp, rubber or digi, and run from there. Remember to pop over HERE to Terra's blog to see the daily Scavenger Hunt prizes donated by our awesome sponsors and find the daily clue. You can also see all the rules there, too. For your reference I have the Wicked Blogger Hop list on the right sidebar:) Love Mr. Neon Skele!

Another Day of the Dead themed image today. Today's focal point is a stencil by The Crafters Workshop. Love this Calavera, Sugar Skull.

Please click the pictures to enlarge:)

The manila tag started as just a play with Dylusions sprays. I used lots of yellow and red. Then I found the stencil and it was a must have:)

I used my texture paste through the stencil and let is dry overnight. I chose to only use a bit over half the stencil, I liked the partial image.

Once dry, I played with more sprays on it. The base color kinda pulls up into the paste, it does not stay pure white. It was not coming out anything too special, then I tried a bottle of Lindsay's Stamp Gang Starburst spray, Sweet Violet Purple Teal. I had used it before and it was always a bright nice purple. I sprayed and let it pool and drip. As it dried it sorta separated and left the blue sparkle around all the edges of the paste. Once I put it in bright light, I loved the sparkly sheen it left. 

The Spooktacular sentiment stamp is Unity. The filigree is Hampton Arts.

Happy Halloween Eve!




  1. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE that stencil and what you've done with it!!!! Gorgeous colors. Such amazing work with the sprays. FAbulous! xxD

  2. That skull stencil is so awesome! The sprays are done wonderfully and that sheen on the skull is fabulous!!

  3. Wow- great texture and depth to the skull. Nice idea to make it partial.

  4. gorgeous colours and i'm going to try the texture paste with my stencils - any special instructions? does the paste stick to the stencil?

    1. It is a fun project to do. Use an old plastic card like an old gift card. Pick up a small amount of paste and pull it over the stencil onto your background. The depth of the paste is up to you. Apply thick or thin depending on how you want it to look.
      It will stick to the stencil, so make sure you wash or use a wet wipe to clean as soon as you are done with it.

  5. This is the perfect tag. Not too much, not too little. The pearl dust over the image is lovely.

  6. Awesome tag! love the background and the skull!

  7. Gorgeous tag! Love the stencil you have chosen and the look of the texture paste with the spray over top.

  8. Spooktacular Kim, I love it! The colours and the textures are clawesome!

  9. Wow, this is absolutely gorgeous! Love the textures and the bold bright colors.

  10. Awesome result!! Love the colours. Think you must have had fun doing this one!!


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