Monday, September 30, 2013

Send in the Clowns...Happy 1st Birthday Matthew!

Today I am sharing with you a little shape card, cupcakes and smash cake I made for a very special little boy who just turned 1. Matthew turned 1 over the weekend and his mom is a former co-worker of my mom's and is now a good friend of mine. She had asked me to make cupcakes for her son's 1st birthday and I was a little unsure at first but decided it would be fun and took on the challenge. I searched pinterest for ideas and came across these adorable cupcakes decorated like clowns with a pointy hat and some others that had cotton candy for hair. I decided I would combine the two, unfortunately I did not expect to have the issues that came up and I ran out of time, so the cotton candy hair did not happen. This is how they turned out though:

This is the smash cake I made for Matthew.

Here is another look at the card I made too:

I used these items to create my card (all of which were apart of my stash, nothing new):
  • Wrap it Up Cricut cartridge - the shape card
  • red, blue, white cardstock
  • red sparkle rick rack - edge of hat
  • White glitter pom - top of hat
  • blue glitter flock - hair
  • Stickles - eyes
  • Glossy Accents - nose and mouth
I am entering my card in the following challenges:
So that is it for now I hope you liked my little card and baked goods, I enjoyed making them.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Zombie Parts - HDH #175 - Halloween in your Face

Well it is getting closer that time of year again, my favorite holiday, Halloween. So of course when I saw the challenge over at Haunted Design House - Halloween in your Face, you are to create a dark, Gothic, or Halloween based art piece to start celebrating for the upcoming holiday, I knew I would be participating. A couple of weeks ago I had acquired some dollar store treasures: a plastic foot and hand and I knew that I could improve their appearance.

I first started with a base coat of gray spray paint. I then decided it needed a more fleshy look, so I took some gauze and just started pulling it in every direction and covering the foot. I then sprayed it again with red, white and black spray paint. Lastly I hand painted the bones and toe nails with craft paint. I repeated all of this for the hand as well.

I am entering my Zombie Parts in the following challenge:
I had to add just one more photo. Does it resemble a very popular horror movie?

Pretty get the idea though.

I had a blast making my new Zombie Parts for this Halloween...who knows where they will end up but know for sure they will be out for all to see on Halloween night.