Saturday, October 16, 2010

Trick or Treat Shadow Box!

Good morning to all my spooky followers!

It's the "Fun~mare Before Halloween"  Blog Hop!  You should have arrived from Linda at Krazy Quilling, she is super creative!  To start from the beginning, go to Jess at Kinder Stampo...there is lots of blog candy give aways going on so be sure to check out all the blogs along the way!

Now on to my project...I've seen a few of these types of pictures going around, so of course I had to add a twist or two!  It's hard to see but I added glass etching for the moon.  And of course Halloween wouldn't be the same with out my favorite...candy corns, which are under the glass.  I hope you enjoy and get some ideas so you can create your own!

T shirt 12 x 12 frame
Happy Hauntings cart
house cut 5.18 x 7.07
trick or treat cut 6.41 x 1.60 out of vinyl
ghost cut 1.05 x 1.24 don't forget to flip one
Holiday Cake
moon and bat cut 6.68 x 1.96 out of vinyl
bat use regular piece
moon use the part you would normally throw away as a stencil for the glass etching
A Child's Year
cut the kids at 3" high
cut shadow based on 3" high regular piece
Bazzill paper
Stampin Up stamps

after I did mine I thought of this~ etch the inside part of the glass, it seemed to show up better.  I was unable to turn the glass around or I would have. 

When assembling leave enough room for the candy corns!  The hard part is looking at the candy corns and not being able to get to them!  I think they call it a diet! :)

Ok your next stop should be Madison Funky Cards...I can't wait to see what she'll come up with!  If you get lost along the way, the list is right here for to get back on track!


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~JulieH~ said...

Oh Liz this is absolutely wonderful! Love your spooky frame and the etching is such a great idea and the candy corn inside the picture, this is such an awesome project and so creative!

Debbie said...

Liz this is awesome I just love this so much thanks for sharing Debbie @

jenlynnie said...

i love this idea!!! i am not a candy corn fan but LOVE it in your frame!!!

Carley said...

I love this picture! I have not seen one of these before and it is adorable I think I might have to scrap-nap it! Thank you for the inspiration!

Lisa said...

I love your picture frame! The candy makes it just perfect! Thanks

Debra said...

Great frame! TFS

Pam AKA: picnic said...

This is amazing, love the glass etching....super job...have a great day!

Becky G. said...

I really like this idea, don't know if I could leave the candy corn.
the glass etching is a very nice touch to this.


Oh I love that old haunted house! Etched moon is really cool!

HailEmNat said...

oh wow this was so amazing it just blew me away the creativity that is out there. Thank you so much for sharing.


Melissa said...

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this!!!! The candy corn is such a clever addition! Makes the whole project!


jennyplace2 said...

I love your shadow box, it's the first time I have ssen one made like this. How cool! TFS

Jessica said...

This came out beautiful in a haunting kind-a-way lol. Very creative.

Jess B.

Donna said...

Cute frame--I purchased a frame like this with little hearts "floating" on the bottom.

Nicole said...

Liz, you alway have the BEST projects! I always love coming here to see what you make:) I am so excited, I'm going to try and get the banner made this weekend.

Vicki said...

This is wonderful. First time I've seen something like this. I'll have to try it.

Anna said...

That is so creative!!! Great idea.

Jen said...

This project is AWESOME!!! How cute is this!!!! Just love it. Thanks so much for sharing.

joeygirl86 said...

OMG this is sooo freakin' cool! LOVE LOVE LOVE it!!!

craft dreams said...

Absolutely amazing ! Martha C.

Mari AKA Momo said...

ARE YOU FLIPPIN KIDDING ME! You are just amazing! I cant ever take it! I absolutely ADORE this frame! Love you my friend! XOXO Momo

JeNn said...

I love this frame & the work you did. amazing! thanks for sharing

Stacey's Creative Corner said...

How cool is that! I love the added candy corns! The whole thing is just gorgeous!


2 Chicks on a Limb said...

What a cute home decor piece! The candy corn colors really make it POP! TFS!

Iva said...

OMG! I love it! The candy inside is perfect! Very nicely done!

scrappin_3rdeeschik said...

Liz, this is so awesome and unique. So glad to come by and see your talents. BOOTIFUL

Karelj said...

What a wonderful twist on the Halloween Decor picture. The candy corn would be safe with me, because I don't like it! Thanks for sharing the how-tos. ksjennings(at)gmail(dot)com

stefeni said...

Oh my goodness. This is so beautiful. I really love it. And I want it on my wall! You did a fabulous job! Thanks for sharing.

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PXH said...

I enjoyed your project so very much - thank you for sharing your project.
Halloranpx at aol dot com

Jennybean said...

What a fabulous project!!

Lisa J said...

Love this idea and thank you so much I have a shadow box my DD keeps picking up and saying "Mom what are we going to put in here". And you just helped me figure that out! TFS!

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mbchoj said...

I so love this picture.
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Renae said...

Thanks for a fun day of hopping!
Cute idea with the picture!!


Denise said...


scrapBugz said...

What a great project. Thanks for sharing a creative project.

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Scrappy Mel said...

How stinkin' adorable!!!! What a great project - I never would have thought to put the candy inside, so cute! :)

Sheree said... did a beautiful job! absolutely amazing! I would have eaten the candy corn! Thank you for sharing!

Erika M. said...

Your creation is amazing!

buglvr2010 said...

This is amazing! I love this and you've made want to give something like this a try. So great!

Sheila aka SassyLady said...

This is an awesome project! I love how it turned out.

quilt4fun2 said...

Nice project! Thanks for being in the hop!
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Tanya said...

that is a really cool project. love the candy corn.

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Sasha said...
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Sasha said...

This absolutley BEAUTIFUL!!! I love it!

~The Life of Me~

Tanya said...

Well isn't this just cool :) Love how you added the candy corn in there, who'd ever thought! (I guess you!)


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Monique Leslie The Misfit Crafter said...

I love it wonder if I can find a frame like that now.

Trickut said...

This is so cute! We love candy corn here so much that for the kids can scrap tag swap I am putting on my daughter is making her tags in candy corn shape and colors! thanks for sharing, your etching is a lovely touch.


The Creative Mind of Melia said...

this is just AMAZING... i love it!


Kathy said...

Love your project! You could use make one of these for jus about any Holiday! Thanks for sharing!

Esmommy said...

Love it!! TFS

jayma15 said...

This is a FAB project! Pat yourself on the back!!

Ladybugz Creations said...

Love this so cute. :) thanks for sharing so much Candy Corn I heart Candy corn lol.. something about this time of the year that makes me smile ;)

Scrappy Jackie said...

That is a really great idea! I love seeing the candy corns. Thanks for the hop!
pjritsema at gmail dot com

Josie0602 said...

I love this shadowbox picture! I havent tried etching yet but love the way you did your moon using this technique!

tracyg398 at yahoo dot com

Mary Jean said...

omg!!! love it!

Coachfans said...

I do like the diet frame...the candy corn is a great color piece.

Super job,

marilyn said...

GREAT project--yum. .. candy corn!

My Crafting Time said...

Oh wow! Your frame is amazing. Love the extra touch of the candy corn and the frosted moon. TFS and for a chance to win.

stacy at mycraftingtime dot com

Michelle said...

OMG girl this is freaking adorable!!!! Ive never seen this done before it is soooo cute! I will have to "lift" this idea for nexxt year LOL!~!!!
you rocked it! scrappinwithmybug

Julie @ My Life...Inspired said...

Really cute! I love the candy corn in there!!

Susan said...

Miss are one talented lady. I love your project. TFS.

Hey Jude said...

love this picture so cute and the glass etching adds a nice touch

Kathleen Taylor said...

Liz, I think this is my fave project so far!!!!! This is beautiful!!!

Manhattan Mandie said...

Ok, this is just TOO CUTE! Love the idea!!! Would probably eat too many candy corns assembling it though, LOL! said...

very cute... thanks for sharing


Teri A said...

This is so very nice and I may have to try one of these, what a good way to always have some candy to look at. Thanks so much for sharing with us.

- - Sheryl - - said...

this is fabulous - I have ACY and love what you did with the candy corn. I am not sure what you meant by the etching... what image would be etched? Is the saying?
thanks - luv2scrap44 at yahoo dot com

littlen said...

Great project. TFS.

Erika said...

OMG!!! LOVE THIS!!!! Great idea. So creative. TFS


OMG !!! this is really cute, Great Idea, TFS

kramer_buffy said...

oh my goodness this is so freaking cool!!!

-- dalis
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kathlee said...

That is so cute and the etching.....what a great idea! TFS!

MrsETaylor said...

Prettiest piece on the hop so far. I absolutely adore this one. Thank you for sharing such a beautiful piece of art with us.

Kathy's Kreative Spot said...

Love your frame, i would of never tought of adding candy corn into a frame but it does make it stand out

Katsews at gmail dot com

Sandy said...

This is so awesome!

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Brenda said...

This is awesome. TFS

Burffrau @ aol dot com

Barbara said...

Awesome project. I love the glass etching.

A Scrap Above said...

I love how you did the candy corn (my favorite too)
TFS and a chance to win
Bonnie C

Rhonda Miller said...

Oh my goodness, this is so great. TFS.

Deanne Gutierrez said...

Liz you are AMAZING - I love seeing your projects - great job!

Deanne G

Teri said...

What a fantastic project. I love the different layers and especially the color "pop" of the candy corn. I couldn't tell did you also make the kids in the vinyl or just the bat and trick or treat? Anyways, its a WOW!!!!

Anniebee said...

This is a really cute idea!! So glad I decided to participate on this blog and even happier that YOU did! LOL Thanks for sharing your inspiration with us.

lucyblueeyz at yahoo dot com

Scrappinbutterfly said...

very awesome.. thanks for sharing!

Nanascreativecorner said...

What an awesome project, thank you for sharing.

SherriC. said...

Liz, I love it!!!!!
love everything about it!!!!
I think I may need to scraplift this, hope thats ok....

Tvthomas717 said...

Wow! So far this is my favorite project! Thanks so much for the inspiration!

NanaBeth said...

This is just fantastic and so innovative. You ROCK!

Mad Crafter said...

I loved this Liz!!!! The candy corn looks really cool. What a great idea.

ScrappyScavenger said...

I adore this, I seen it earlier and had to show the kids! They adored it! TFS!

Dee said...

Just finished my project based on your design. It looks so great! Thanks for providing the details. It was very fun to make, and is a very creative design!

Christy said...

Just finished my version of your Shadow Box. Thanks for the great inspiration!

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