Monday, October 8, 2012

Welcome to Our October Linky Party and Some Fun Halloween Samples!

Hi Everyone, 


Today is the first day of our October Linky Party which will run all week. I hope you will dig out your Crafty Secrets supplies and create something or find a past favorite sample you want to share and post it here this week!  

Everyone who enters our Halloween Linky Party this week will get to choose between a small digital stamp or a small 3.5" and a large 16 x 20" cotton bag from State Line. Except, sorry overseas entries have to get the digi stamp due expensive postage. Here is the digi stamp - but it will be much bigger and high resolution and it needs a sentiment. Any ideas??
  A random.org Winner will be drawn and announced next Monday for a $50.00 Gift Certificate. Don't be shy! To enter, scroll down to the end of this post and click on the thumbnail that says 'your next' and add a photo and link to a blog or online gallery you use so everyone can see your project.  It's helpful to others if you can list what Crafty Secrets product you used a supply list.  

I have some fun Halloween samples to share today as well.

I created my sample above using PSE - Photoshop Elements and our new CD #4 Creating With Vintage Halloween. See my List of Best Free Software Picks for our CD's if you want to try doing layers and don't own PSE. I picked a green paper and added some images from the PNG Folder with the 3 witches, the top border, a few spiders and the pumpkin. After I opened the paper with PSE , under 'File' tab I clicked Place and got the images 1 by 1, hen you can size and move them around. I added the lines for the spiders using Paint.net (cause I haven't figured out how to in PSE yet). 

I own a 12 x 12" Canon printer (see link on right side of this blog) but if you have a 8.5 x 11" format you can crop an image or shrink it down.  I shrunk mine to 3.5" and pasted it in PSE on orange sheet music paper from CD and printed a strip on paper to make a candle wrap. 



Here's a cute Halloween card Cammi made with our CD

 Below are past Halloween samples I found in my files and all of our Image Booklets, Stickers, Cuts, Stamp Sets, etc are on SALE! 

                  Halloween cards by Heidi Blankenship using our Halloween Image Booklet

                     Card by Pam Hooten using SM20 Halloween Stamp set

                                  Treat tins by Vicki Chrisman using Halloween Stickers

       Tree by Jan Hennings published in Stampington magazine using Halloween Stickers







Decoration by Julie Campbell



 Cool cards Rebekah created with our Halloween Download Mega Kit (same files as the CD).

I've started some Halloween Folders on Pintrest you can check out

If you are looking for more ideas here are links to a bunch more fun Halloween samples!   and more here, and here


Here is Where You Can Enter Our Linky Party.  Don't be shy we would love to see what you have created!





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5 comments:

Rene said...

Oh that digital image is adorable! And as always, your samples are fabulous.

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

I have this little girl image and it's adorable!

Gail said...

Thank you for allowing me to enter your Linky Challenge - you have some very nice digital images and samples - I signed up for your newsletter today ~ Have a great week! ~ Gail S

Jan Hennings said...

Thanks for being so generous! LOVE the Autumn Blessings printable :)

Bev Cole said...

Love this! As for the digital stamp sentiment how about, "well read" or "bookends" or "silence is golden"?