Halloween ~ Bone Appetit!

Thursday, October 01, 2009

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How FUN is this!  I am so in LOVE with our Bone Appetit and More Bone Appetit stamp sets ... I had to use them!  Bone Appetit and More Bone Appetit Promo

I wanted to create a FUN and SIMPLE 'here's what we're having' kind of menu that would delight my family.  (Okay ... maybe me more than them).

Combine these two stamp sets with our Trick or Treaters (T2795) and you can do some really spook-TAC-ular things!



I had a ball coloring my images!  Stamping them on patterned paper added so much life!  I did these on white also, however, the white doesn't compare to this!

I used copic markers ... just a few ... I only have about 12 ... to color.  Then I added in highlights with my prismacolor pencils.  After coloring I took my Stardust Pen and colored over the parts of the image I wanted to 'sparkle'.  This has a GORGEOUS effect in person!

After coloring I stippled around the image with black ink.


After I attached the colored piece to the background, scalloped piece I took a Sharpie Marker and stitched around the edge.  And then I stippled around the scallops with black ink also.

To color my ghost I took a light blue Copic Marker and outlined the ghost.  Then I took my white colored pencil and colored him in.

TIP:  Use your Prismacolor White Pencil to add highlights on top of your colors and really make them pop!


I colored the skeleton the same way I colored the ghost.




Here's how I made this project:

I used a DVD metal tin that I had in my stash.  First, I constructed a 'backdrop' for my menu's. 

I tried some different ideas, however, ended up embossing flourishes ... they always look good.  So does embossing!

I then attached my BLACK cardstock onto a sheet (the size of the cardstock) of thin magnet.  Next I attached the magnet to the tin.

I discovered that I HAD to have the magnet behind the cardstock ... nothing stuck without it.



Next, I made a generic cover.  No matter what I was serving I could use this with an image.

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I added magnet to the back of it.
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Then I made the 'meals'.
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And attached magnets to the backs of each of these.
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I punched out my images with my circle punch.  Colored them and then used Pop Dots to attach them to another piece of paper that I punched out with my scallop punch.
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And then I put a magnet on the back.

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I also use the lid of the container to store the pieces.

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I think you could use any tin you like for this project!  This was so much fun to make!  And it was SIMPLE!  I can't wait to use it!

Happy Paper Crafting!


My Supply List for this Project:

  • T3216  Bone Appetit
  • T3217  More Bone Appetit
  • T2795  Trick or Treaters
  • T2804  Fancy Curls
  • V841  Miss Moxie SWIC
  • F306  Cloud Scissors
  • D89  Pop Dots
  • Adhesive
  • D701  Giga Scalloped Circle Punch
  • D74  Mega Circle Punch
  • C151  Transcendence Embossing Powder
  • TT220  Noir Palette Ink
  • Heat Tool
  • F464  Stardust Clear Gelly Pen
  • Copic Markers
  • Prismacolor Pencils
  • Black Sharpie Marker
  • Stipple Brush
  • V215  Black Cardstock
  • Magnet Sheets
  • Metal Tin

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  1. So cute...I really love the embossed black on black. :)

  2. I love this! It is so great if you wanted to create more stamping images for different occassions and keep the extras in the tin!!!!

  3. I would like to know how to make the candy corn parfaits. Could you please email me the recipe on how to make these lovely desserts for Halloween.
    Thank you,
    Deneen Tressler