Friday, 5 October 2012

Simply B Stamps 13 days of Halloween challenge 2

So who is ready for challenge number 2 then??

I just want to say we had some amazing entries for challenge 1 and I am sooooooooooo looking forward to seeing what you do for this and the up and coming challenges!

This challenge is ........

Witches Brew

Create something witch related.....
there are some fantastic examples on the SCC blog made by the DT again.
And here is mine

I altered a diary and made it into a 

For those of you who don't know, a book of shadows is where a witch would write down all her spells and potions.  No self respecting witch is without one!!

I covered the diary in strips of brown wrapping paper after distressing them a bit with my Tim Holtz distress inks, I also used his grunge board shapes for the decorations and lock.
The image is the stunning 'Beatrix the Witch' from the Halloween Steampunks.

So what will you make?

I would like to enter this into the following challenges.


  1. Wow....fantastic project! Love all the detail.
    Diane xx

  2. Awesome project Trudie!

  3. Trudie I really really love this :-) the book of shadows how perfectly witchy :-) thanks for sharing this it truly is stunning

  4. Hi Trudi. Wonderful book of shaddows. What a great idea for a Halloween project. This reminded me of the TV show with the Halliwell sisters. Thank you for joining in the ATS&M challenge.
    Regards Florence x

  5. Thanks for joining in this week at ATS&M - your creation is lovely - Jacqueline xx

  6. What a great idea. I bet my neices would LOVE a diary like this! You have done a terrific job, well done. Thanks so much for playing along at Addicted to Stamps and More! xx

  7. I saw this on Make It Monday and so glad I did. Great idea and love the papers and images. Great work. Fun project.

  8. This is so beautifully designed. Loving your creativity.
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  9. Trudie I love this altered book and the hardware adds a nice touch. Terrific job on your colored image! Thanks for joining us at Make It Monday.

  10. This is beautiful. Lovely colours and embellishments. Everything works so well together. Hugs Desíre {Doing Life - my personal blog}

  11. Terrific job making this look like a real aged and authentic book - its gorgeous. Thanks for joining our Addicted to Halloween challenge this week at Addicted to Stamps and More!

  12. Great job on this!! Thanks for playing at My Craft Spot.

  13. Fantastic Project! I love the textures. This looks like a lot of fun. Thanks for sharing at Through the Craftroom Door.

  14. What a super project! I love the look of it - especially with the keyhole!

    Thanks so much for playing along with us at My Craft Spot!

    Small Bits of Paper