Thursday, October 31, 2013

Happy Howlween, Tutorial and Upcoming CK and Junk Salvation 2013 Shows!

Happy Halloween Everyone, 

I have a few more cute Halloween samples you may want to save for next year, a great tutorial by DT Member Sheila Rumney showing how to digitally cut your own Autumn leaves, and info on the CK Show Nov 8-9 and Junk Salvation Show 15-16 we will be at in WA!  Plus - our Pillow Pocket Download now includes a PNG transparent file (thanks to Cindy) so you can lay it over paper and photos now and I made a little 'how-to' sheet below.
I really love the altered witches on our Halloween CD (also in Halloween Ephemera Download) because they are big and funky and I adore the way DT Member Kathy Clement reduced one for this card and gave her a treat bag and made a matching envelope. Kathy has a bunch of photos and details on her blog. 

Here's a cute idea by DT Member Rebekah Fairies who used some of our Hallow papers to make witches legs. Love the little ruffle skirt!

DT Member Michele Kovack created a cute witch card you can see on her blog and she also made these fun bottles of Halloween hand sanitizer for all the teachers at her daughter's school

 Sheila Rumney has a new Leaf Shape Tutorial this time showing how you can cut different leaf shapes out of digital papers and look how she added them on this beautiful layout below.  Papers and images are all from our Thanksgiving Download.

I had Cindy our graphic designer turn the Blank Box Template in our new $2.95 Pillow Pocket Box Download into a PNG file. Now the inner section of the box is transparent if you use image software that allows you to layer PNG files such as Photoshop Elements. 
I used a photo of our daughter Katie (who I can't believe is 31 now) with Ryan, her sweetheart since high school.

You can also use a free download like from or for Mac users www.gimp.orgNOTE:  You don't have to have image editing software to use, you can simply print either file on cardstock. 

Mark your calendar if you live anywhere in near Seattle, WA as we will be at 2 Shows next month and are cleaning out all sorts of odd ball stock with our big sale.  See us Nov 7-8 at the CK Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Show in Bellevue, WA . Here's a $3.00 Off Coupon

Then the next weekend we will have a double booth at the Junk Salvation Show Nov 15 and 16/13 in Puyallup, WA. This is our first time selling at this show put on by the Funky Junk Sisters Dixie and Linda but I've been a shopper at their show and loved it!  Also, great NEWS - the ever charming Vicki Chrisman will be at the Show helping us and then coming to Canada to work on upcoming specials!

Please join us Monday, Nov 4/13 for our Linky Party and Design Team Challenge. We will have a New Design Team Member joining us!


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2amscrapper said...

lovely samples for inspiration! the witch's legs and ruffled skirt is very clever!

KT Fit Kitty said...

What great projects! The hand sanitizer is a great idea.

Elaine A said...

So many great things on today's post! Thanks Sandy!

Elaine Allen

Cynthia said...

Oh, LOVE the idea of adding the photo onto the pillow box. Thanks to Cindy for adding the PNG file and the great tutorial.