Monday, 3 September 2018

Witching Hour under the arches by Zuzu



I've had one of the Triptych kits for a while but I used the large middle section (turned upsides down) to make a steampunk coat of arms.
This left me with the two smaller outer arches so I've decorated them for Halloween and joined them together to make a little ornament that can close and fold flat for storage till the following year.


The first panel I simply hand painted then added some tomb stones.


The second panel has orange scrapbook paper on it with some distressing and inking. I painted on a part of the moon and used a spiderweb (broken glass) stencil/mask on it.

I've added the words "Witching hour" after painting them and adding some eco friendly glitter glass. I coloured the little paper doll boys using alcohol ink and added a pumpkin.

To join them together I used some rusty wire and I curled the ends to mimic the curled tendrils of the pumpkins.

Halloween is one of my favourite times of year. Its certainly a favourite theme for me when it comes to crafting. I suspect I will be posting more before the big day.

See you in two weeks
Z x

9 comments:

  1. Oh yessss! This definitely makes me want to dive into some Halloween decorating and crafting, Louise!
    Love the eerie mood you have achieved and the colour scheme!

    Hugs,
    Claudia xxx

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  2. Wonderful Halloween project, Louise! You've really captured that spooky, autumn mood. I feel ready to prepare for trick-or-treaters now!x

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  3. Fabulous autumn feel and spookiness to this wonderful Halloween project Louise. x

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  4. Just great Louise, love your eerie moonlit night in combination with typical Halloween colours, a fabulous inspiration for me! Hugs, Kerstin x

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  5. Aww teamies... thank you for the comments x

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  6. OMGosh this is fabulous!! What a great make for the upcoming holiday!! So cool Zuzu!
    Jackie xo

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  7. Very cool piece! I do love halloween, but don't so much on that day anymore, but I do love it just the same. Great job.

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  8. This really is stunning and very eerie and scary! Just love those backgrounds! Awesome stuff!

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  9. Really love it, definitely going to have a go :-)

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