Monday, October 31, 2011

JUGS108 Vintage Halloween


I wasn’t going to do any more Halloween stuff—it’s HERE already! But I had some time yesterday to play in my craft room, and I had been kicking this idea around in my head for a long time, and after seeing the JUGS Wild Card challenge 108 (alter a frame), hosted by my sweet friend Elise, I just did it! I am not sure if this really is altering a frame; it is more like altering what was in the frame! So here we go:


I got three long frames (16”) at a yardsale for $3—I dissected one and just slapped on a bunch of vintage Halloween images from the Graphics Fairy, Heartwarming Vintage and Crafty Secrets. I added some glitter and a little tiny bit of stamping & shading, but mostly it was first-grade cutting and pasting!!!

DSCF9238 DSCF9229 DSCF9231 DSCF9235 DSCF9236I would have liked to have added some medallions and some other spooky elements along the frame itself, but DH wanted his dinner, so I had to stop! It was a fun project though----I have ideas in my head for the other two frames now! Thanks for visiting and have a fun Halloween! And don't forget my blog candy here!



Linda said...

Oh my goodness. This is soooo amazing! I love all the elements. What a great idea.
How did Cassidy like all the snow?

Linda Callahan said...

These vintage images are delightful - I love them - probably because I am rather vintage myself :)

Carol L said...

You found a great bargain with the frames and made them so perfect for Halloween! Miss Cassidy doesn't seem to like what she's touching in today's picture. I think I can hear her saying "ewww" LOL

Shirley Pumpkin said...

lol That first grade talent sure comes in handy sometimes!! Love the frame and I just love the Vintage images, I wish SU did more Vintage stuff!! Cassidy looks so darn cute!!

Happy Halloween Girl!!

Shirley Pumpkin

(I have some scary zombies on my page today)

Kathy Mc said...

What a great decoration for Fall. These would also make an awesome inexpensive gift (great yardsale find) for Christmas without investing too much money. Terrific idea!

Christy Q said...

LeAnne - this is fantastic. I love what you did with the frame. The vintage images are wonderful and I look forward to seeing what you do with the other two frames you have. Is a Christmas one on the horizon? :)

Rene said...

The images are really beautiful, thaks for all your ideas.
Rene from OZ xo

Lynn said...

I love how you created such a gorgeous collage. Truly fabulous! thanks for playing along with us at Just Us Girls!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Wonderful framed fun! Thanks for playing with JUGS~

Elise said...

HELLOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO, GORGEOUS! This is MY kind of project - I LOVE IT, LeAnne! {But I'll be you KNEW I would!!!} I'm SO glad you share this fabby piece of Halloween fabulousness - you ROCKED this challenge, my dear!