Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Spooky Candle!

Here is a really cool candle cover that I made this weekend. All the directions are from Jan Tinks blog post here where she made a video showing how to make this using the Movers & Shapers Big Shot die. She has some really cool stuff so check it out. Her sample was making a Christmas version but I decided it would be fun to do a spooky Halloween one.

I love the tree in this stamp set --House of Haunts-- It's so Creepy looking! I thought it would be perfect to make a spooky-looking window on this candle cover. I just stamped it in black on vellum. Then I used the scallop border punch to make a scalloped edge along the top. These are even cuter in person. I have a candle burning on the inside, can you tell? It's a tea-light in a little glass votive holder (make sure you put your candle in a holder so you don't burn down your house!) I think these would be great to have around the house for Halloween!

stamps:House of Haunts
ink: Basic Black
paper: vellum, basic black
other: Movers & Shapers Curly Label Big Shot Die, Orange Grosgrain ribbon, Scallop Punch, candle


Jean from jlfstudio said...

Very cool!

Janine said...

I love did a fabulous job!

MEL said...

So creative....very neat! Cute little blog too!!!! ;)

silbo75 said...

Very cute idea! And you could always put those battery tea lights in so you won't have to worry about burning anything down.

bellonjm07 said...

Yeah, I can totally see the tea light shining through! The battery votive idea is a good one.


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