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Oct 18, 2009

Door Nobs..... Spooked..

As promised:

The tag that was hung on my door was a large cutout of a ghost much like the little ghosts I chose to use on my door hangers with the text printed on the front of the ghost. You could use a jack-o-lantern, a bat, a witch or any other Halloween image. I've chosen to use the individually wrapped popcorn balls from WalMart placed in a cellophane bag and coordinating ribbon and a tag to match.

The text:

Your house was SPOOKED during the night by some
one in the neighborhood who wants to give you a fright!
A bag of treats has been left for you, full of
Halloween candy and other goodies too!
Now it’s your turn to give someone a fright by placing
three bags of candy and ghosts during the moonlight
You have only one night to spread your ghosts, so the
whole neighborhood will be haunted to the most!
You will need to make 3 ghosts and 3 bags of
treats to take to 3 houses on your street!
You will need to place a copy of this rhyme in each goody bag
you leave, so the next house will know how to proceed!
Once your house has been spooked, place your ghost
on the door so we will come no more.
Have a Happy

Stamps: PTI- 2009 Halloween Tags.
Paper: Summer Sunrise
Ink: Mememto Tuxedo Black
Window Dressing: Scrap Ribbon, Jute twine

Oct 12, 2009

Halloween Tags and Traditions

A few years ago just about this time of the month, I had found, as I began my early morning routine of walking the Whippet, an unexpected surprise hanging on my door nob. It was a friendly Halloween ghost cut from white cardstock with a set of instructions written in poem imprinted across its chest. Hanging behind him was a bag of Halloween goodies. I later discovered that it was my Mother who had placed it there. Someone had placed one on her door nob a couple days before and she had followed the instructions written on her ghost. I've decided to revive and share this Halloween tradition with my family and friends. They are nearly finished, but have taken a little different. Once I make a trip to the candy store and fill the treat bags I will share the complete project so if you choose, you can "Trick or Treat" your own family and friends. Above are some of the tags that will accompany my own "Trick or Treats".
Stamps: PTI- Polka Dot Basics II, 2009 Halloween Tags.
Paper: PTI - Kraft, Select White, Summer Sunrise, Lavender Moon.
Ink: PTI - Smoky Shadow.
Window Dressing: PTI- Vintage Buttons, Jute Twine, Corner Rounded Punch, Crystal Effects Spellbinders Nestabilities.

Oct 8, 2009

Trying to get back in the swing..

Seems Summer's past like a blink of the eye. My sister and my niece and their two dogs Jake and Fergie have come and gone. The Summer vacationers have put away their sand buckets, sea shells and tanning lotion and have returned from whence they came. The beach is quiet except for the cry of the gulls and a few lazy local walkers taking in the afternoon sun. Abd I am basking in the blessings of Autumn, as I try to get back into the swing.

Stamps: PTI- Polka Dot Basics II, Background Basics-Text Style, Beyond Basic Borders, Vintage Picnic, First Fruits.
Paper: PTI - Kraft, Vintage Cream, Summer Sunrise, Spring Moss, Father Knows Best Patterned Paper.
Ink: PTI - Ripe Avocado, Smokey Shadow, Vintage Cream Pigment Ink.
Window Dressing: Jute Twine, Corner Rounded Punch, Copic Markers, Cream Acrylic Paint.