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"Uncle Bones Skull Polish"

   Oh Golly Golly Golly!!! Where do I start? What an honor it is to be one of the newest members of  such an amazing design team!! I want to congratulate the other 2 new members and am soo excited about all the goodies you are going to be seeing here on the AP blog. If you haven't  already noticed there is some amazing art happening here by some very talented artists using some amazing products from!! Right now with the holidays so close I can bet you are going to see even more awesome goodness or maybe I should say some SPOOKY goodness over the next few weeks!! I am getting chilled to the bone (in a good way of course) just thinking about it! Speaking of bones, Have you checked out the wonderful Halloween collage and stamp sets? If you haven't you really need to check them out, I did and looky looky what happened!!

 I love old bottles and what better way to decorate for the upcoming gruesome holiday than with old Gothic apothecary bottles. This was so fun and check out the use of the Gothic skulls from the "Gothic" stamp set found here.
 I fussy cut the image and added some distressing then used some crackle medium to give it an aged effect. The bottle was an old wine bottle covered with texture paste, then allowed to dry and then painted over using gesso, paint, some brown espresso ink mist then rubbed down with a little Inka Gold metallic rub
 I created the skulls out of sculpy and adhered to the bottle added a little gauge distressed with more espresso ink and a skeleton key and there you have it, Uncle Bones Skull Polish!!
 Perfect addition to my Halloween décor.
Well, that's it for this Tuesday. I hope you will join me each Tuesday here on the AP blog as I get to turn my artful muse loose here again.
Watch for the 31 Days of Halloween Blog Hop in October! The AP design team will be participating and you're gonna love it!
OH, OH, OH , I almost forgot
Next week the new Altered Pages Challenge will be posted, be sure to check out the details HERE!
So Tah Tah for now my artsy creepy followers it's back to the dark atelier to conjure up some more creepy goodness!!


  1. Melodee, you crack me up! THAT IS AWESOME!

  2. I absolutely LOVE this. Great design and I enjoyed your description. I am also into bottles! I have probably 50 saved up just waiting for a project. Most importantly, welcome to the AP Design Team! Great first post. I look forward to seeing more. :-)

  3. That is amazing!! I'm so glad you are on the team!!

  4. that bottle is super cool. I love the texture on it. really neat.
    I have hopped through the 31 days of halloween before and it is a super fun time and lots of great artist's.
    cant wait to hop again and gonna be awesome to see you guys there too


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