Friday, August 24, 2012

Four Ways Friday #99 - Googly Ghouls & Video!!!

For this week's Four Ways Friday I decided to get into the Halloween spirit and play with the Googly Ghouls stamp set!  This set is adorable on its own or paired with the Ghoulish Googlies Designer Kit!
It doesn't get more simple than this!  I kept things super easy by just pairing the spider from Googly Ghouls with the tag and bag from the Ghoulish Googlies Designer Kit.  I didn't even put googly eyes on this guy (although you could add them in an instant since they come self-adhesive!).  I stamped the spider and then added a large black scallop circle behind the tag with a brad.  I cut a banner from Pumpkin Pie card stock and stamped it with the greeting from Teeny Tiny Wishes.  The bag was filled with candy, sealed shut, and then embellished with the tag.
You can definitely create a scene with these adorable images! :)  I stamped the mummy onto Whisper White card stock and cut him out.  Had to add a googly eye to this guy - he's too cute!  For the background I began with a Whisper White piece of card stock (I think glossy card stock would work even better).  I punched a piece of post-it note with a circle punch and temporarily adhered the circle to the cardstock.  Next I brayered the background with three shades of purple (Wisteria Wonder, Perfect Plum and Elegant Eggplant).  I then masked off most of the card and sponged the bottom with Basic Black ink to create some ground.  The bats were stamped next and I added googly eyes to one of them.  The greeting from Wacky Wishes (LOVE the font!) was colored using Basic Black and Pumpkin Pie markers and then stamped onto Whisper White card stock and cut out.  I added the mummy and greeting with dimensionals.  The whole panel was layered onto a Pumpkin Pie layer and then adhered to a Basic Black card base.  I put a Whisper White panel on the inside of the card.
How about a little home decor?!  I created some banners using the Perfect Pennants die and the Big Shot and then sewed them onto a piece of Basic Black grosgrain ribbon.  I then decorated each of the banners with the images from the Googly Ghouls stamp set!  The greeting from Wacky Wishes is the centerpiece of the banner.  This banner would be adorable on your front door to greet trick-or-treaters!
Of course, you can't think of Halloween without thinking about the treats!  These guys make adorable additions to this incredibly easy to make treat container!  This is a great upcycling project too!  These treat containers are made out of recycled toilet paper rolls!  Here is a video to show you how to make them!  Enjoy!!!!!

I hope you've enjoyed this week's Four Ways Friday!  It's hard to believe that next week I will reach the 100th Four Ways Friday!!!!!  How crazy!  I'm wondering if it may be time to switch things up on Fridays and try something new.  What are your thoughts on what you would like to see on Fridays?  I'm looking for your input :)  I hope you have a wonderful and creative weekend!!!!!


Anonymous said...

Is there anything you CAN'T make with toilet paper rolls? These are so stinkin' cute!! The only problem I see is that people will find these too adorable to tear into to get their treats. OK...maybe kids will want the candy more than the fun decorations. We don't get many trick-or-treaters here, so maybe this would be doable, and a chance for me to advertise my little business. I may have to start using more TP in order to collect enough rolls by the end of October. :-)

Congratulations on nearing a fabulous milestone. Unfortunately, I didn't find your blog when you first began your Four Ways Fridays, so I'm certainly not ready for a change. I love seeing the various ways you use each stamp set. But I can see where you would be wanting to try something new. I have no suggestions at the moment, but I look forward to seeing whatever it is you decide to do. Love your blog, your creations, your videos...and your nails. :-) My own are one of many roadblocks keeping me from even attempting to make a video. Hope you have a wonderful weekend!! Enjoy what's left of summer! --Doris

Lorraine said...

Wow! 100 Four Ways Fridays! That means you've had to come up with 400 ideas in less than 2 years. Golly, you are productive! And so very creative. Your videos are superb and very calming. Whatever you decide to do you can count on me to come and see!