Saturday, October 8, 2011

HDH #109 - Inner Workings

I created this 3D coffin to enter into the challenge over at Haunted Design House - HDH #109 Macabre Monday - Inner Workings.  The challenge was to create a dark, Gothic, or Halloween-based art piece that either is quite literal (clock works or guts) or just simply decorate the inside of your project as well as the outside.  I personally will NEVER be buried out of my fear of bugs...I HATE ALL THINGS CREEPY CRAWLY!!! 

Here's a look at what's inside:


The "inside" of my coffin represents the "inner-workings" of the coffin and what happens to the body after a long period of time.

Here's a close up...I just love that little skeleton!


I used these items to create this 3D coffin:
  • Design Studio
  • Life's a Party Cricut cartridge - 3D coffin (measuring 7 1/2 inches in length) and the inside of card feature
  • Indie Art Cricut cartridge - for the cross on the top of the coffin
  • plastic skeleton from a Halloween garland
  • Red fabric from an old costume and polyfil for the bed of the coffin
  • Martha Stewart crushed red flock for the inside, top of coffin and red craft paint
Thanks for looking!  I hope you enjoyed my little project!

3 comments:

  1. Very cool coffin! Love the idea of the padding and flock inside. this looks like a cart I'm gonna have to investigate (crap, there are just too many, don'tcha think?) Anyway, FAB job and thanks for joining the Minions this week. xxD

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  2. Fabulous coffin action Carol!
    Thanks for playing along this week at HDH.

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  3. Oooooo, this is so spooky and fabulous, Carol! I love the touch of the red fabric cushion!! What a great Halloween project!

    I'm home now, a little exhausted, but working on getting all caught up after a two week vacation out West! Hope you are doing well and thank you so much for stopping by my blog while I was gone :D

    Lisa
    http://indymermaid.blogspot.com

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