Thursday, September 1, 2011

Halloween Tag

Hi there! One more day closer to the weekend - and it is a long one here in the US! I'm looking forward to an extra day of sleeping in just a bit. I've noticed it is now still dark in the morning when I get up and I have such a hard time crawling out of bed for work.

Today I thought I'd share my creation for this week's Waltzingmouse Sketch Challenge. This week the sketch is from yours truly! I think you might know how much I love to create tags, so I thought a tag would be a fun sketch.
Ooh so fun. Here's my tag for Halloween.

I started with a manila tag from Stampers Anonymous - these are 6-3/4" by 3-1/8", so there's lots of room to create!

I inked my tag with Rusty Hinge and Black Soot Distress Inks, and then stitched a piece of patterned paper (Glowing - Authentique Paper) to it.

I stamped and colored the circle label images from both Cicely and Gracie at Halloween sets. The trick or treat label is from Midnight Feast and the banners are from Bitty Banners.

These are fun little images to color. Next time, I plan to use lots of glitter on them! Don't you think that will look vintage Halloween yummy?

You can find more information about the weekly Waltzingmouse Sketch Challenge here on the blog. It is great fun to play along, and we'd love to have you!

Enjoy your day, thank you for stopping by!


STAMPS: Cicely at Halloween, Gracie at Halloween, Midnight Feast, Bitty Banners - Waltzingmouse Stamps
CARDSTOCK: Vintage Cream - Papertrey Ink
PATTERNED PAPER: Glowing - Authentique Paper
INK: Tuxedo Black Memento Ink - Tsukineko; Jet Black Archival Ink, Rusty Hinge, Antique Linen, Black Soot Distress Inks - Ranger Industries; Pumpkin Pie - Stampin' Up!
OTHER: Manila Tag - Stampers Anonymous; Copic Markers - Imagination International; Classic Circle Small Nestabilities - Spellbinders; True Black Twill - Papertrey Ink; Sewing Machine


  1. this is beautiful! the bitty banners are the perfect touch. great coloring too!

  2. This is so gorgeous Anya. I love that you used a larger tag to fit all your images on. What a perfect size. I love the little banner on it and those two "girls" in their Halloween outfits.

  3. Gorgeous, Anya! You and tags are a perfect match! I love your use of Bitty Banners here.

  4. I love this Anya!! I really wanted to play with your sketch this week, but I had surgery on Tuesday, so no time in the craft room for me!! I love this sketch though, I might have to file it away for later use!

  5. This is gorgeous Anya, I love little Cicely and Gracie, beautiful colouring! Love the little banners in black too, this is a really lovely tag.

  6. I think this is just fabulous! I love the images of Gracie and Cicely - and fun papers too!

  7. What a fabulous tag Anya. Love the cute images, the background paper... the stitching is perfect! :o)

  8. I'm trying to figure out how I missed this on the WMSC blog. WOW!! Great tag - you've got so much going on but everything works well together. Love it!


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