day 13!!

I've got a bit of a long post for you all today! first off I will share with you my piece for the day. I decided to make a card to enter into the sparkle and glitter challenge. The image is called Mistress Vampyra by Rick St Dennis and can be found here http://www.etsy.com/listing/80819229/mistress-vampyra-digital-stamp.

I coloured the image with promarkers and added some stickles where I wanted it to sparkle. The papers I have used are all from my stash. The die cut in the corner is a memory box one and the house the other side is Tim holtz, I have used some fake spider webbing to hang over that. The flowers are from wild orchid crafts and the lace and bling again are from my stash. I know I used pink! but it was the only big flower I had got that would go, and that bit of pinky packing paper....well I quite like that :) 

I have been playing around with taking photos of my projects trying to find the best way to do it...I have to give a shout out to Lady Braxton for providing me with such a wonderful pumpkin that I have found makes a great prop for photos as well as it being a brilliant decoration :)










This card I am entering in the following challenges.

Now onto the next part of my post today, my fabulous children have been doing some crafting too so I am going to share with you some of their work.


First up is a card my 7 year old Andrew made he used an image from stamping with the dragon, it was a cute image so I thought it would be the best one to give him to colour....it would seem he takes after me far too much as when I came in to check on him he had turned it into a zombie owl! the image can be found here if anyone wants it not to zombify lol http://dragonslairdesigns.com/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=403_412&products_id=2792



Next up is 2 pieces that Ben my 9 year old made, the first one is a tag made with Tim Holtz craft resist paper and covered with distress stain. the image is from smeared ink and can be found here http://www.smearedink.com/masked-as-death/ .

The second piece he made is a card  using some little images from smeared ink and the image in the middle is from delicious doodles and can be found here http://www.deliciousdoodles.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/the-graveyard.html.

He really did have great fun making those red splodges that he said looks like blood :D
I love that he even put a lightening bolt into the image :)


Now you have seen whats been going on in my house hop along with the rest of the bloggers today :) See you all again tomorrow with more creepiness!







Comments

xfilekc said…
I agree with Andrew, it's Halloween and a zombie is required. An owl is an interesting choice.

I love Ben's use of blood in his projects and his colouring.

Shell, your lady of the night is gorgeous. I love the stickles and bling on your project.

Happy Halloween to a family who crafts together.
Sheryl said…
Hi Shell,ooh spooky, I wouldn't like to meet her on Halloween!
Thanks for joining us at INCY WINCY this week. Join us again soon.
Hugs Sheryl xx
Uber fun! Your card is beyond gorgeous! The boy's cards are super cool! Great work!
Hazel (Didos) said…
Super cards from you all, Love the Boys ones, I love Kids imagination with creating. Your Card is super as well, Thanks for joining in on Sparkle and Glitter with Rick this fortnight, Love Hazelxo
Sharon Sahl said…
Your vampire is gorgeous in that shade of purple and your layout and embellishments are great! Very good photos too!! Your children are like chips off the block - into blood and gore!! What fun!!
~Lady B~ said…
I see your boys have inherited some you your talent! Shell, your project is beyond gorgeous! I love everything about it!

Andrew's zombie owl is cool as can be! I love zombies! The spider web paper is great and I really like the bats and fence he added :)

Ben made two awesome projects! I love the ink colors and the creepy image on the tag! His second piece is amazing as well! I love the splotches of blood and the lightening bolt in the cemetery picture is fabulous! I like the Frankenstein head and the skull too :)

I wish I could have a coloring date with the three of you :)
Wendy said…
talent must run in the family...thank you for sharing all the projects!
ScrappinCSI said…
Fantastic projects, all of them. You really have your son on the right creative path. He did an outstanding job. Thanks for sharing a part of yourselves.
Lovely card and your boys ROCKS! xx
Mummy lade said…
lots of lovely projects. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Sparkle and Glitter and good luck in the challenge.
DonnaMundinger said…
Gorgeous piece for the glitter challenge at Rick's and WOW do you ever have talented kids! LOVE their work! xxD
Julia said…
Fab creations, TFS!
Hugs,
Julia
Jane said…
love your project and the childrens projects are fantastic

hugs xxx
Hahaha, wonderful! I love your kids' creations for the day! Your Vampyra is one stunning card!
Wow! You have been busy these are all fabulous, love the image and your colouring on the first one, really awesome
Lindsay xx
silvia said…
Your card is gorgeous and I LOVE your boys projects!!!
Steph said…
That's one sexy Mistress of the dark, fabulous card.
Those projects your boys made are so cool, it's always more fun to stamp with someone, you are lucky to have these two talented gents to inspire you :)
This is amazing! Your boys are very talented to. thanks for joining us at Sparkle & glitter. Hope to see you again.
Aletha, EDT
Rick St. Dennis said…
Thanks for posting your beautiful card at sparkle and glitter
monique said…
wow your boys are very talented, love what they made, great job they have done.

your card is gorgeous, thanks for sharing at sparkle and glitter
Monique dt
Beautiful card. Thanks for playing with us at Sparkles and Glitter with Rick St. Dennis.
Hugs Nataliya
Miranda said…
love all your projects, awesome pieces of art
thanks for joining the sparkle and glitter challenge this month
hugs
Miranda EDT
Kristina said…
A family that crafts together stays together! LOL! All of those projects made by your kids are truly awesome! I love that he was all into his blood splatter LOL!
Your card is so gorgeous, love all your embellies on it!
Peace,
Kristy
Hi Shell, I doubt there is a more beautiful Vampire in blogland today. This is fabulous. Your boys have inherited your talent for sure. SUPER projects from them as well. Thank you for sharing your art with us at Sparkle and Glitter with RSD

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