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I’m am excited to be sharing another of the projects I have been making for Tim’s 2017 Halloween Inspiration. This card is made with Tim’s new Claw Marks thinlits; I see these as being used beyond Halloween, I already have an idea to re-purpose these claw marks for Holiday cards (stay tuned for that one).


Time:  >1
Yield:  1 Card (4.5 x 7”)
Wet Ingredients:
  • Ink – Alcohol Mushroom, Slate; Archival Black Soot; Distress Walnut Stain
  • Other – Collage Medium Matte
  • Paint – Distress Pumice Stone
  • Spray Stain – Frayed Burlap, Hickory Smoke, Walnut Stain
Dry Ingredients:
  • Cardstock – Kraft Stock, Wood Grain Paper          
  • Hardware – Halloween Clippings, Halloween Ephemera, Halloween Token, Index Clips, Nail Heads
  • Other – Textile Surface (course linen), Tissue Wrap (plain)
  • Ribbon – Eclectic Elements Thread
  • Dies – Alphanumeric 3/4”, Claw Marks
  • Other – Brayer, Craft Scratcher, Design Ruler























The Coffin Carnival

I’m so very thrilled to be sharing the first of the projects I have been making for Tim’s 2017 Halloween Inspiration. The Coffin Carnival is made with lots & lots of Tim’s new Halloween Idea-ology; there are so many wickedly wonderful treats and tricks to choose from this year. To see how this was put together, start scrolling.

The Coffin Carnival

Time: >4 hours
Yield: 1 Coffin Vignette Tray (on wheels)
Wet Ingredients:
  • Ink – Alcohol Espresso, Mushroom, Pitch Black; Archival Black Soot, Tree Branch; Distress Walnut Stain; Distress Oxide Black Soot, Spiced Marmalade
  • Other – Collage Medium Matte; Distress Crayon Picket Fence; Pencil Crayon (Grey); Snow Cap Mixative
  • Paint – Dina Wakley Media Black, White; Distress (for stamping) Black Soot, Ground Espresso, Picket Fence
  • Spray Stain – Distress Old Paper
  • Stain – Distress
Dry Ingredients:
  • Coffin Vignette Tray
  • Cardstock – Chipboard, Halloween Kraft Stock, Halloween Paper Stash, Kraft Stock (Black)
  • Hardware – Adornments Crossbones, Apothecary Vials, Boneyard, Halloween Word Bands, Halloween Word Keys, Hex Fasteners, Mini Pulley Wheels, Skulls
  • Other – Box (from Mini Configurations Book), Halloween Clipping Stickers, Halloween Design Tape, Halloween Fringe, Halloween Remnant Rubs, Tag Press Rings, Wooden Spools (small)
  • Ribbon – Halloween Trimmings

  • Other – Brayer, Design Ruler, Rotary Cutting Tool (& Safety Glasses), Tag Press
  • Punches – 3/4” & 1 1/4” Circle Punches
  • Stamps – Foam Stamps Gothic






































affixed for crafting purposes
not 'fixing' the carnival game