Saturday, October 9, 2010

Not Such an Ordinary Paper Bag Anymore

Hello Everyone,

Well, my paper bag is no longer so ordinary as you can see by the photos. I painted the edges with black acrylic paint. I did it roughly as you might do a whitewash so some of the bag still shows through. This first photo is page one. I am using the My Mind's Eye "The Spider's Web" paper collection from last year. I have inked the paper edges with Black Soot DI. I added glossy accents to the black cat in the lower right as well as the black swirls on the left side of the page. I plan to have the color red and black embossing (or glossy accents) on each page. Eventually I will add some red bling to this page.

On this page I have made a torn wallpaper effect. I used black embossing powder on the black stripes. I splattered blood on the walls by using SU Real Red craft ink and Recollections stamps by Michaels.

This page has a pocket on dimensionals so that I can put in some thick tags. I've done some embossing under the red ribbon which is red velvet.
I also distressed all the paper edges using a distress tool. My theme for this album is like a haunted house which is why it isn't very "halloweeny" yet. I am making the background papers sort of like wallpaper. I will add the Halloween style images as I add tags and pockets and embellishments. I will post more pages soon.
Thanks for the visit. I appreciate any comments. Until next time, happy scrappin.


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