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Showing posts from July, 2015

Time Flies!

How TIME FLIES.... It is the last day of July and the end of FALLING FOR FALL! Here is one last Halloween card. Hope we have inspired you this month, if you missed any of the post please take time to look through the July posts. 
Altered Pages Collage Sheet Halloween Postcards
Steampunk Spells 8x8 Paper Pad
Halloween Edges Pumpkins
Black Cardstock

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ HERE ARE SOME OF MY FAVORITES

Created this month by our


Barbara Rankins Clock Magnet!
Robins Travel Cards
Debi Tulliers Halloween Wreath See the Video POE by Trisha and more of her favorites! Steph's Altered Platter! also this months giveaway!!! Treat Pillows!

Corinne Marie's Chunky Book

Tonya's Marie cards!!!

Get ready for a AUGUST!!!!

Marie Antoinette Falls for Halloween

Hi everyone! It's me, Tonya.  It is hard to believe that fall and cooler weather is right around the corner but I am here to share some rolodex cards using some Halloween and Fall printables  with Marie Antoinette thrown in for fun and some leftover cardstock from previous Mailbox Muse kits.

Everything that was used to create these rolodex cards are listed below in the supply list.
For the first rolodex card I fussy cut one of the Marie Antoinette, jack-o-lantern and butterfly wings. I adhered the butterfly wings to the back of Marie and then glued the jack-o-lantern in Marie's hand. I added black thread to the back before I adhered to the card. For the rolodex card I used a diecut and leftover cardstock from a few of my Mailbox Muse kits.You can also use rolodex cards that you can buy at your local office supply place and alter with cardstock. I also added a little Stickles to the butterfly wings for some shimmer.

The next two rolodex card bases I cut from Vintage Words printabl…

Autumn Splendour Tour

I've always wanted to take the train somewhere.  Anywhere, really.  I just love the thought of looking out the windows and watching the countryside go by.  Since I live in Michigan, the ultimate for me would be to take the fall color tour.  Yep, that's definitely on my bucket list!  Here's a quick card I made to celebrate the wonderful colors of fall using an absolutely beautiful collage sheet from Altered Pages.

 The instant photo frame here happens to be a stamp from my collection, but you can make a die cut frame quite easily.  Or better yet, take an old blurry instant photo and pop the original picture out and use the frame!

Products used:
Colors in New England collage sheet
Train Travel Days collage sheet
Fall Splendor collage sheet
Mailbox Muse Orient Express train stamp

And a bonus project!  I made this card for my husband, who is a big car guy!  I used images from the Route 66 collage sheet.

A little Washi tape, a single metal gear and some buttons from my stash were …

Halloween Wreath

I am so excited about Halloween. I don’t really do much for the day but love to make fun stuff to enjoy it. I love using stuff that normally would have been thrown away. Yes my husband is always chiding me about my hoarder ways. I saw this “craft” paper packing and how to save it for something..It worked fabulously with this project. I want to remind all that there is no glue holding the paper to the wire. I used only the chalk paint to make it stay. It is very sturdy. I love all of the great supplies that AlteredPages has. These items help my imagination soar. I also found by using the little Pots I am more organized…FEAR, FEAR of organization…that really scares me. I hope you enjoy my post!

Supply list:Wire Hanger Craft paper or newpaper cut into squares 5 x 5 DecoArt Chalk Paint  (Carbon Black) Paper plate or tray for painting Brushes (one for painting and a toothbrush for splattering) Metallic paint (on hand) gloves (optional) glitter Paint Pots Pan Pastels Tacky glue (on hand) Collage Sheet…

Happy Fall Wall Hanging

Hello everyone.  Barbara here with Altered Pages.  Are you thinking of Fall yet, with its crisper, cooler air and beautiful colors?  Let's face it, when it is freezing cold outside, we long for Spring and Summer.  When it gets unbearably hot, we long for the cold.  We are a funny creatures.  In any case, we have been sharing everything Fall-related here at Altered Pages.

I decided to make a wall hanging to display in anticipation of the coming of Fall.  

Supplies used:

Falling for Fall collage sheet
Adhesive Corrugated
White gesso
Mix'd Media Inx pads: Leather, Adobe, Vintage, Mossy
VersaMark ink pad
Scroll corners 
Serviette Papers
Bottle caps
Adhesive Dimensionals
Glue Stick
Aleene's Tacky Glue
Double Side Tape Mini
1/2 inch Olive Green Flat Jute
Metal corners (Retired Mailbox Muse kit)
Black card stock
DecoArt Media Mister - Carbon Black
Clear embossing powder
Leaf punch
1" Circle punch

To begin, adhere 6" x 6" Adhesive Corrugated to a piece of mat board for support.  Paint hi…

New Kits are coming

Here's some fun new kits you might like.

Here is a sneak peek at some of the contents -

Each NEW Kit contains a Theme for  "Eat Your Words"
Marie Antoinette eats Cake,  50's Ladies are Tasty, Diet food is not Fun but you make it kitchsy!
You get a collage sheet for the theme, cording or jute, grommet die cut decor papers and instructions for creating your choice of Banner or Book.

Very reasonably priced and such fun to make for a friend! Order HERE

Keep watch for the Fall projects created by our amazing team.  Get ready for August with truly fun ideas too!

Halloween at Altered Pages!

Today I want to share with you what has to offer for your Halloween craft creating!  You may not know it, but Altered Pages is a ONE STOP SHOP!  Below are ideas you can purchase for all your Halloween crafting! There are OVER 60 spooky, cute and scary Altered Pages Halloween collage sheets HERE!!! You can get your collage sheets digitally and print them over and over again.  Did you know you could also order printed  copies?  Besides digital, there are four printed choices in which you can  order your collage sheets! Don't have a printer... Order printed collage sheets on White Cardstock Ivory Cardstock Gold Cardstock AP Sticky THERE ARE TONS OF OTHER HALLOWEEN PRODUCTS! Graphic 45 Steampunk Spells 8x8 paper pads Graphic 45 Steampunk Spells Postcards (12X12) Spooky Die Cuts All Hallow's Eve 6x6 Paper Pad Skull & Crossbones Mask & Stencil
Cameo Skulls

Original Art Stamp ~ Stacked Skulls Stamp Skull Ribbons Skull Beads