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Saturday, 27 October 2012

how many bats can you fit in a jar?

well i have quite a few Halloween makes still to blog...
I am not big into the whole Halloween thing but I LOVE making Halloween things!!!
so here is another riveted patchwork. make......
.i know predictable..
...with some bats in a jar!
so here he is :
 
 
i was desperate to play with my new bell jar front he one and only crafty master Tim!
so here is mine...a jar full of bats...
 
i started by making my riveted patchwork background..
adding cogs underneath the metal first..
then adding orange , purple and black tones of alcohol inks...
 
 
i added some bats on a scrunched and inked background.
some fab idea-ology tinsel...
some very bright...flowers
(using tattered floral die)
 
 
and of course..
some stapled bats!!!!
 
i hope you like my batty jar?!
I had a lot of fun making this!
 
i am entering this for the following competitions:

 
have a fun and inky day!

17 comments :

  1. So love the cogs under the metal tape Trace - great background! I wondered about that jar die and I like what you've done with it. The tinsel is so lovely - I might just be persuaded to buy that!
    Have a great weekend.
    Juliaxx

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  2. Magnificent artistic creation. Love the fabulous background with all details and specially the beautiful written colorful flowers.
    Have a nice weekend,
    hugs Anja
    Thanks for being my new follower :-)

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  3. Fab idea to use the bell jar Trace. I really love the background and cogs. Beautiful flowers too. TFS

    Hugs Annie x

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  4. Like it? I love it! This is incredible. Your attention to detail is amazing and all the bits and parts to admire are terrific eye candy. You excell at making Halloween things!

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  5. love the metal and the bats and the bell jar! Fabulous! Hugs Rachel xx

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  6. Terrific use of the patchwork background again and what a great idea to have bats in your jar.

    Love Chrissie xx

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  7. Great background and colours! Hugs, Gerrina

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  8. How cool is this ?! A fantastic idea.

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  9. Totally love the colours this time round - gives the metal work such an aged, burnished patina - incredibly cool! Fabulous flowers too! Not so much bats in the belfry, but bats in the bell jar - nice!!
    Alison x

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  10. Fantastic Halloween card Tracey..love all the details and colours and love your jar of bats..awesome.
    Thanks for joining in with us at Fussy and Fancy…

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  11. Great make my friend, love the bats, such fabulous ideas and techniques.
    Happy Sunday.
    Hugs Brenda xxx

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  12. Love your background! That bell jar is way cool!

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  13. The bell jar full of bats is a cool idea. I love the way you have stapled the middle of the bats. Michelle x

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  14. super sweet and full of inspiration. Thank you so much for playing in our Halloween challenge this week at 4 Crafty Chicks.

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  15. Just love everything about this, love the colors, the design all just fabulous. Thank you for joining us at ATC's this fortnight, Abbie (owner) xx

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  16. This is fabulous. Great details. Thank you for playing along with us at Inky Impressions.

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  17. Thanks for playing our challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks, great job!

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Thanks so much for taking the time to stop by and leave me a comment..it means a lot..hope you like what you see. Trace x