Friday, September 17, 2010

Friends of WMS Blog Waltz - Halloween Theme!

We're having a Friends of Waltzingmouse Blog Waltz over in the WMS forum in the Playroom today. You need to sign into the forum but it's easy to do - so go on over and check it out!

Our Blog Waltz theme this month is Halloween! whoo hoo - one of my favorite crafting times! I made two treat holders using Claire's Rubber Band Box template. This is the larger size one (there are two sizes included with the template)
The label says - Slyme & Co - Regurgitated Candy - Lightly Salted, Cold Pressed. So I felt it was totally appropriate to include this wonderful, so real looking and feeling, gummy worm as a treat inside!! I stamped my little white bag (Michaels) with the Boo stamp and filled it with Candy Corn.
Both treats tuck neatly inside my little box. I think I could get one more worm in there if I squished it! LOL!!! Don't worry - each worm is actually hermetically sealed inside a clear wrapper so you don't have to touch them to get them into the box!
Here's a second one done in a different color DP and I used the inverted scallop square Nestability to frame the sentiment - it looks a little more spooky than the regular scallop Nestibility frame I used on the green one don't you think?!
The only thing WHITE on my projects is the paper treat bag.
And here's how I dressed up the back of the boxes. Oh-oh, I think the gummy worm is on the move! Watch out!!!
Remember to look for the word clues on the DT's posts to help you guess the theme of one of the WMS October release sets! Post your answer over in the Playroom of the WMS Forum for your chance to win a WMS stamp set!
Hope to see you tomorrow for the WMS Saturday Sketch challenge??!!

Stamps: Waltzingmouse: Midnight Feast, Wanda's Pantry
Paper: Rustic white - PTI, DP - My Mind's Eye/Night Light Dotted Corn, Green and Black/SU from last year.
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Ranger Distress Peeled Paint, Rusty Hinge & Tea Dye
Accessories: Rubber Band Box Template - WMS, black round elastic cord - Dritz (JoAnn's), orange eyelets, cropadile, white mini bags - DMD Industries/Michaels, Sizzix scalloped label die, key tag punch - SU, Stapler, pinking circles, scalloped and inverted scalloped square nestabilities, wide grosgrain striped ribbon - Sharon's Stamp Simply Ribbon Store.

44 comments:

Alice Wertz said...

super fun! love the pretty pps you used. lovely treat holders!

Lavender Rose said...

Your treat boxes are fabulous, so colourful and beautifully stamped. Ewwww the worm is creepy!

{Lynn - that's me!} said...

Fantastic treat boxes. Those gummy worms are giving me the heeby-geebies. EEK!

Antje said...

eeeeeeeek - the worms!!!!! Love that - a great treat box - just wonderful Halloween...eeek!

Sue W said...

Gorgeous!!! Not the worms the treat bags!!!

Peggy said...

These little boxes are SPOOKTACULAR!

Carly said...

I totally agree with Peggy, this is spooktacular! Love those goodie bags but that worm is scary.

Kelly S. said...

Okay, you seriously have the scariest cupboard of treats I have ever seen...that worm is deeee-sgusting ( I want some, ha!!!) I feel for your poor husband when he goes looking for a Midnight Snack!!...fabulous little wraps of Halloween fun!!!

Bonnie said...

Oh my word!! where do you get those gross little worms - they are fabulous!! Love your packaging Julia - you are always so wonderfully creative!

Carrie said...

Fabulous treat boxes! Love the papers you used; those colors are neat! Great stamping! Love the worms too!

Sandie said...

I love this!! Such a fun project :)

sashi said...

Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born

Lenet said...

OMG that worm is fantastic! love your treat boxes the are fabulous!

Belinda said...

Julia, I love your fun candy boxes!!! :) Love the fabulous patterned paper you picked and the fun nesties you paired with ecah of the sentiments. Geeze, after doing this blog waltz, I think I need even more nesties! Love that you fit a little glassine bag in along with those protected worms! :)

Joanne Gilch said...

OK...that worm is definitely gross looking...which makes it perfect for Halloween. Your treat boxes are ghoulishly turning my face white!!!

dpkennedy said...

Hail the queen of treat packaging! These are fantastic! Love your choice of papers and that label is perfect! Love them both!

Jen said...

This is SOOOOO right up my alley. I'm more of a 'thing' maker than a card maker. I love making boxes!! And Treat Boxes are the best kind, don't you think?
Thank you so much for sharing. I need to go find some gooooooomy worms :)

Riet said...

This is so gorgeous Julia.

Hugs Riet.x

Jen Cuthbertson said...

These treat boxes are amazing! I never noticed the label says regurgitated candy, lol! Love it!

anya said...

Ok, so these are SUPER fabulous! Seriously Julia, where do you get this incredible gross candy??

I love the patterned paper that you used - I just can't get over how cool these are, I love them! You are a rockstar!

Jen Tapler said...

Oh my, these are AWESOME! Love everything about them! Genius.

Pat said...

Such cute treat boxes. Who wouldn't want to receive one of these - even with that realistic looking gummy worm!

Maureen said...

Both totally fabulous, but that worm is really creeping me out! lol!

Latisha said...

I love this!! WOW!
latisha

Claire Brennan said...

These wee treat pouches are fantastic Julia!! Beautifully made as always and holding the most disgusting looking wormy thing too!! LOL, how fabulously gross that worm is!! LOL, perfect!

Heather Jensen said...

These are amazing! Love your paper and the back of the boxes are perfect. Those worms are ugly. LOL They look too real. :)

Debgem said...

These are great. I can just imagine the faces as the kids (big and small) open their box to find a worm!! Ugh! Wonderful idea.

Denise (peanutbee) said...

These are beautiful, Julia! I love that the insides are finished off too. :)

Monique said...

Ewww... Worms... at first glance it does look like chocolate I guess I could eat it if it was chocolate.. Fabulous projects Julia.. Love the Orange dot paper and the stamped goo-die bags are very cool...Great work!!

Laurie Marmon said...

I need to try this little treat box yet. So cute!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

EEEEKKSS Julia! These gift templates are awesome! I love how you made 2 using various colored papers & stamps! The worm is the perfect touch!

Savitri said...

Wow, this is just drop dead stunning!!! So so clever! Great way to give something!!! I need to remember this when I want to give tea to my British friends!!

Jaala said...

These are fabulous! I am going to have to make some for myself because the minute I saw these I thought, "I want!" ;) Fabulous and spooky!!!

Pat (mspfd) said...

Oh my gosh, Julia, you have outdone yourself with this fabulous Halloween creation. It's gorgeous, creative and fun.

Sharli said...

YaHoo!!! This is spectacular!! I lOVE the candy holders (your scary treats are perfect!). What wonderful colors and patterns to go with these fabulous stamps! Nice Work!!!

Vicki Dutcher said...

You know me and ABS Projects - LOVE THIS!! I have to say though, you have some really creepy staging props...LOL

LaurieJ said...

How fun! Love your treat boxes. Those gummy worms are VERY realistic - Ewww. And the inverse scallop is definitely spookier!

Ren-Yi said...

heh what a fun post - love how you revamped claire's stamp holder. love it very much. the pp that you chose were just darling and that gummy worm on the loose is just too funny.

carole said...

Very goog... I am very frighten with these worms... I would like to taste them but, in the same time, I don't want.... ahahhhha

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