26th Day of Halloween

Today’s Teaser – I’m bored, let’s do something different. You’re getting a Scissor Crypt. But! I’m going to add a needle minder (guess who underestimated the appeal?) And the extra super fun bonus? You get to pick which one you receive from the six choices below.  Feel free to yell out your pick in the comments section, but if you win you can change your mind Wednesday – so don’t obsess ok?

Top row l to r: pretty cameo, single mermaid, butterfly

Bottom row l to r: kissing cupids, skeleton cameo, gossip of mermaids (yes a group of mermaids is a gossip, people smarter than me looked it up!)

Day 16’s prize for Kim:

The little witch is Sally Witch by Brooke’s Books from the JCS Halloween 2010 issue. I stitched her on silver perforated paper, but I only used two strands of DMC and I substituted #4 Krenik braids that I had on hand. Also I omitted the red swag on the bottom of her skit and gave her a silk ribbon (Dinky Dyes, from one of her awesome Oops Packs) bow at her throat in place of the Krenik bow.

She’s mounted on the background using double stick foam pads from the scrapbooking store.  This raises her up from the fabric just a little to add more dimension. I also used about 15 dots on her, I will be shocked if she ever falls from the background.

The background is fabric laced around the back board that was included with the frame (5 x 7 shadow box purchases at Michaels).  The fabric is a Japanese import, I loved it so much I bought a half yard (& I’m still thinking about how I want to use the rest of it for myself). You can see a better picture of the print HERE.

And of course the standard stuff: candy, needle minder, thread winder, and pins.

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57 Responses to 26th Day of Halloween

  1. Melissa C says:

    Gossip of mermaids. That makes me think of several of us getting together in a restaurant over margaritas. LOL

  2. Rachel says:

    Ooooo, how exciting! If I win I would pick either the single mermaid, or the skeleton cameo…..leaning heavily toward the skeleton 🙂 AWESOME prize for day 16! That witch is too cute!

  3. Jane says:

    You did a lovely finish for Kim with the shadow box frame of Brooke’s pattern, too cute! I would enjoy using the skeleton cameo or the kissing cupids.

  4. They are all so pretty!! But I think that the butterfly is my favourite. The little witch is very pretty too!

  5. Christine says:

    Gossip of mermaids, huh? That’s interesting!

    I’m going to put my name in for the skeleton cameo – I just love that one!

    That witch is too cute.

  6. Grace says:

    my my, they are all nice, but….if I could i would pick the gossip of mermaids! It sounds intriguing.

  7. Julie says:

    Love the single mermaid one.

  8. Silverlotus says:

    Oh! What a great selection to choose from. I’d want either the single mermaid or the skeleton.

    And good for you for finding out what a group of mermaids is called. I love how there are different terms for gatherings of different things.

  9. Colleen says:

    Love your BB witch!
    I like the gossip of mermaids. If the fin fits…..

  10. Lisa Russell says:

    I love how you framed your witch on the black and white fabric! I like the single mermaid on the top row. Very nice!

  11. Kelly says:

    The butterfly is so pretty and my favorite

  12. Katrina says:

    As always, great prize packs, Missy! Good luck to everyone!

  13. Melody says:

    What a great group of things! Love the needle minders. A gossip of mermaids…how great is that?? Please enter me.

  14. Kathy K says:

    That Brooks Books finish is just awesome! Lucky Kim. 🙂

    I like the butterfly needle minder best. So that’s my pick if I win. 🙂

  15. Katie says:

    I’d love to have my name dropped in the hat for this giveaway! Is a gossip of mermaids inherently gossipy?

  16. Cathey says:

    Skeleton Cameo, definitely! Fingers cross again 😉

  17. Cheryl says:

    Gossip of mermaids. I need that. Since I already won another day, I need to make my own. So, please share where you bought those things. I *really* need to know.

    The witch is beyond awesome. The fabric is perfect.

  18. Heather says:

    Butterfly! The witch looks AWESOME!

  19. Michele says:

    love the mermaid! sign me up please 🙂

  20. Kat says:

    Okay, now I understand why I have not won yet! It is because I was MEANT to win this one! Right? (Please??? Does begging work?!? Hee…)

    I love the skeleton cameo. Honestly, I NEED it!

    🙂

    ~Kat

  21. Jill says:

    It would have to be the skeleton! Great fun!

  22. Sandy says:

    Please enter me and put me down for the single mermaid.

  23. Blu says:

    The skeleton! The skeleton!

    And that Brooke’s Books piece is too cute!

  24. Stasha says:

    Oh I like the cameos either the traditional or the skeleton

  25. Nicole says:

    Oh goodness, that would be hard to pick! I wish the winner luck on making a choice!

  26. Jill in CA says:

    I would pick the purple one in the top right I think! Throw me in!

  27. Cindi says:

    adding my name for the drawing.

  28. Ana Kreutzer says:

    I like the black Cameo. My hubby gave me one for Christmas last year. I love it and have always wanted one.

  29. Ulla says:

    I love skeleton cameo! Please enter my name for todays drawing!

  30. beritbunny says:

    I’ve seen this print before and it’s divine! 😀

    For today’s game, I’ll pick the “pretty cameo”. 😀

  31. Teresa S says:

    Loved that Sally Witch-at first I thought you sent the pattern. But you stitched it! Wow! Please enter me for tomorrows drawing. I love the brown nymphs magnet.

  32. Terri says:

    I’d love to have one of your skeleton keepers 🙂

  33. jillbinmd says:

    Oooo I love the pretty cameo! These giveaways are so neat!

  34. Lisa says:

    lovely peice you stitched for Kim, the fabric is lovely
    If I was lucky enough to win I’d love the cameo on black
    good luck everyone

  35. Dawn in AZ says:

    Please continue to have my name in the giveaways.

  36. kielrain says:

    I have been just loving your needleminders. So so awesome. Makes me tempted to make my own. Toss my name in the hat please. 🙂

  37. Kathy A says:

    The gifts just keep getting more awesome! Love, your Halloween angel! She is perfect.

  38. Kathy A says:

    oops witch not angel – seven lashes with a wet noodle for me!

  39. Myra says:

    That is an awesome prize package Missy. You did a great job on her.

  40. Michelle says:

    I am dying over the shadowbox piece. Sooooo cute!! Love that fabric too. And a gossip of mermaids – that is very cool. When I saw your tweet I thought to myself, there probably isn’t a word for it. But, lookie – there is! I’m so in need of one of the skeleton needleminders, you don’t even know. They are so cool!

  41. Daffycat says:

    Kim’s prize is really neat. MG you must have been so busy creating all this. No wonder we hardly heard from you this Summer!

  42. Nia says:

    The skeleton cameo is so cool! 😀
    Great package for Kim! Lucky girl 🙂

  43. Karri says:

    Awwwww! I wanna win! Way too much fun!

  44. Lisa V says:

    If I am the lucky winner I would love to choose the skeleton cameo, pls enter me.
    LISA V

  45. Lynn T says:

    Great shadowbox. I really really love the skeleton needleminder. Please enter my name again.

  46. LyndaB says:

    So hard to choose – the single mermaid and the skull cameo are great… but I’d have to go for the butterfly because it’s PURPLE.

  47. vEr0n!c@ says:

    Oh those are all so pretty. Do enter me for the day’s giveaway again! Thank you so much.

  48. Reba Scott says:

    Ooohh..please enter me! I love them all!

  49. Mary Lea says:

    Please enter me in your drawing for today…they are all nice but I think I am voting for the butterfly.

  50. Ann Piper says:

    Butterfly butterfly escape your crypt.
    Please count me in.

  51. karrie says:

    I’d love the skeleton cameo if I won today’s draw.
    The finish for the witch is lovely. That would have been a wonderful surprise to find in the mail.

  52. Miriam says:

    I love it all, please add me to the drawing

  53. mariep says:

    What a great job you did on Sally Witch! I love that you mounted her in a frame, very clever.

  54. missyw says:

    Ohhh I would have to pick Pretty Cameo just because it looks so much like a real cameo pin of my mother.

    Thank you for the chance.

    The BB turned out fabulous.
    -missy-

  55. emily says:

    May I enter? I love your needle minders…in fact I’d love to buy a few if you’re interested! 🙂 Your stuff is always so fun.

  56. karen decker says:

    please enter me. i would love the skeleton one if i would win. 🙂

  57. Valerie says:

    Love that Sally Witch! Great job? I hope I can still enter for today. I’d love to put my name in for the pretty cameo. 🙂

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