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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Decorate To Celebrate Ch#36 -- Halloween!! Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails... :)

It's time again to decorate your celebrations with another Halloween Challenge at Decorate To Celebrate!!
For Challenge #36, we are asking you to create any project to be used as a party decoration (or party supply) for a HALLOWEEN PARTY!!  Let's celebrate EVERYTHING WONDERFUL ABOUT SPOOKY SPIDERS AND SLIMY SLUGS with your table decorations, party banners, pennants, yard signs, cupcakes, party favors and more!!  :)

I decided to make a pantry full of soups and stews fit for a ghoulish get-together!!  These fun, up-cycled cans will make perfect favors filled with candy corn and double as delightful decor!!  Each can was cleaned and had the label removed before The-Love-Of-My-Life worked his magic on giving each can a rusty finish...  I then decoupaged a pre-made label onto each can and added a muslin covering with a length of homespun fabric ribbon.
My tags were created by stamping each sentiment on a small piece of muslin that I then trimmed into a tag shape.  I found so many wonderful matching sentiments on my K Andrew Designs "Fall-O-Ween" Stamp Art Set...  "eeek!" for the Spider Fangs, "Best Witches" for the Witch's Stew, and "Batty for you" for the Bat Spleen!!  Oh, aren't they just so fun???  :)
To give the tags a bit of stability, I attached a cardstock tag to the back of the fabric tag (I used my CTMH background stamp for these little tags -- You may recall how much fun I'm having making these tags -- I'm adding them to everything!!).  I also added a sprig of orange berries to each can to make them extra festive...
Don't you think my party guests will enjoy these fun little favors???  I think they'll find them delectable!!  I wonder what other fun yummies I can add to these treats...  Hmmm...  Stay tuned to see!!  :)

Okay!!  Now it's YOUR turn!!  When you link up your project HERE before 11:59pm (EST) on Tuesday, October 30th, you will be eligible for YOUR CHANCE to WIN one of Rhonda's AMAZING and BEAUTIFUL mini albums (remember that your project needs to be a decoration or party supply to be eligible)!! :) 

I would like to enter my cans in the following challenges:
     1.  Anything But A Card Ch#4: Fall or Halloween Colors
     2.  Frilly and Funkie: Anything but a card with a TWIST
     3.  Inky Impressions Ch#81: Anything but a card
     4.  Mark's Finest Papers: FOSTV Ch#42: Anything but a card

Until next time,


Rhonda Emery said...

love these amy how cute.

Creative M said...

Love this idea!Great gifts!Adorable tags!!
Enjoy your day,

Lisa said...

Have I told you lately how creative you are?? These are so fabulous!! Those labels are scary awesome!! (Note to self...never eat at Amy's house ;) Super duper fantastic project my friend :)

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Karon said...

I love how your hubby rustifies the cans and then you work your magic with the embellishments. These are fabulous. TFS

Mommy's Crafty Creations said...

Super cool!!


Sherrie K. said...

WOWZERS....THIS IS AMAZING AMY!!!! I love your festive project and such a great gift idea:) Awesome creation:)
Sherrie K

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like your spook-tacular Halloween creations. Hubby just finished carving the styrofoam Halloween pumpkin for this yr. Not sure if a carved pumpkin qualifies for the Dec to Celeb Halloween Part 2 Ch.
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Norma said...

WOW! these are fantastic and so lovely Amy!! WOW again and I wish I was getting one LOL!!

Judy said...

I love how you up-cycled these cans and made them party favors. You did a great job decorating the can. All your guest will love them too:)

My Crafting Channel said...

Great project. Love the tags.

Hugs nana
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Teresa Kline said...

very nice, sweet tags!

enjoy *~*

Sue C said...

Fabulous cans, I'm sure your guests will just love them ! Thanks for joining us at Frilly and Funkie. Sue C x

Rebecca Deeprose said...

Gotta Lov'em!!! What a great use for cans!! great little corey Holloween decorations! So glad you could join us at Frilly & Funkie!

Adrienne Crist said...

These are adorable! What a great up cycle idea, I must give that a try.



Christy said...

Amazing job altering these jars! Love the idea and all the little touches :) Thanks for joining us at Anything but a Card! :) :)

Julia S-W said...

Great altered tin project and I love the way you've decorated them! The labels are such fun too.
Thanks for sharing your wonderful altered tins with us at Anything But A Card and I do hope you'll join us again soon.

Diana Fernandez said...

Wow! I love these! Very perfect for our challenge over at Anything but a Card.. thanks for joining us

Janine said...

Looks as though you had a blast doing these and the write up - thanks for joining our FOSTV challenge.

Angie said...

Wow! Your jars are decorated so cute!!! Love the labels!!! Thanks for joining our challenge at FOSTV this week!

Debbie Moran said...

What a great project. These are absolutely perfect. Thanks for playing along with Friends of SpeedyTV. We hope to see you again next week. Be sure to check out all the other challenges on SpeedyTV for more chances to win free stamp sets from Marks Finest Papers, a Heinrich Co.

Terry said...

What a clever and original idea! Love those little creepy jars of filled of Halloween goodness! Thank you for playing along with us at Frilly and Funkie!

Ravengirl said...

Wow, wow, wow! These are really fun! Great job with the challenge. Thanks for playing along with the Friends of Speedy TV!

Carrie Robinson said...

OMG these are just fab... totally love em!! Thanks for playing at inky impressions this week xx

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