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Howl-O-Ween ATCs

Howl-O everone, and welcome!  Barbara here today with some spook-tacular ATCs to share, using the ever-so-wonderful products from Altered Pages, but also from our sponsor, Royal Brush, aka Royal & Langnickel.  I received a wonderful Drawing Art Set from them, and I am going to show you how I enhanced my Altered Pages black and white collage sheets and rubber stamped images.

I first cut my 6x6 Black Mat Board into ATC sized (2-1/2" x 3-1/2") pieces.  I like to use something heavy, like mat board or chipboard, as a base.  It allows me to put heavier embellishments on my background without it collapsing under the weight, and even if I don't use anything heavy, I just like the feel.

I used gel medium to glue the Spooky Paper 12x12 to each ATC, reversing the paper on some for variety.

On the Boo ATC below, I fussy cut the phrenology head, added color with my Drawing Art Set, and glued it to the ATC.  I also fussy cut the  leg bone and column top, glueing to the ATC.  A small scrap of chevron print was glued below the head, a strip of German scrap border along the side, and tiny alphabet stickers to spell BOO.  I used the colored pencils to add shadows around the images, adding depth.

On the Bones ATC below, I fussy cut the doorway and adhered to the ATC first, then the pile of  bones was added.  I stamped Patonce Cross with black StazOn ink, colored and fussy cut, then adhere to the center of the door.  I added a strip of German scrap border along the side, and tiny alphabet stickers to spell BONES.  Again, I used the Stacked Skulls stamp to add shadows around the images, adding depth.
Bones ATC
For the Skulls ATC,  I added a strip of German scrap border along the side, along with tiny alphabet stickers to spell SKULLS.   I colored and fussy cut the column, adhering along the right side.  I stamped the  Stacked Skulls with black StazOn ink and colored with the  colored pencils, which I also used to add shadows around the images, adding depth.
Skulls ATC
For the Creep ATC, is used the colored pencils to add details to the skull before glueing it to the center.  I darkened the eyes, nose, and mouth openings with the black colored pencil, allowing some of the paper design to still show through the eyes area for a bit of a creepy look.  I cut a German Medallion in quarters to make corners, which I glued to each corner.  I used the colored pencils to add shadows around the images, and tiny alphabet stickers to spell CREEP.
Creep ATC
Altered Pages Supplies:

8x8 Glitz Paper Pads (Sunshine in my Soul)

Collage sheets:  Anatomy 101Vintage Architecture 1029
6x6 Black Mat Board
Spooky Paper 12x12
Spooky Die Cuts
Stacked Skulls stamp
Patonce Cross stamp
Muse cling mounts
German Medallions
German Pennant Point Gold
Jet Black Stazon Midi
Glue Stick

Remember this month Altered Pages is partnering with Royal & Langnickel.  In celebration of that along with October being breast cancer awareness month we are giving away this beautiful Pink Art Journal. 

To be entered into the drawing all you have to do is just place an order of $10 or more with  The lucky winner will be announced on the blog as well as our Facebook page on November 1, 2015.  Good luck!!

Thanks so much for stopping by, and have a very Happy Halloween!!!!



  1. Frightfully fun ATCs! Great job!

  2. I just love these ATCs. I was watching some of your videos this weekend also and I learn so much from you.

  3. I just love these ATCs. I was watching some of your videos this weekend also and I learn so much from you.

  4. Love all the layers, makes it look very rich and interesting

  5. These are all fabulous Barbara! xx

  6. every one of these is utterly fantastic! xo

  7. wow - you've really been Hallowe'ening up a storm! I love that ATC with the stacked skulls against the classic column - nice juxtaposition! As always ...


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