The Fashion Witch

Happy Friday everyone, I’m delighted to be back again to share another project with you this week.

For me, nothing says Black and Orange to me like Halloween!  So in keeping with this week’s challenge I set sights on creating a fun version of a Witches Hat and Shoes.  The Hat I thought was an obvious choice but of course, what good fashionable Witch would allow herself to be seen without a new pair of shoes to match!

If you are wondering how to make the cone for the hat it is really quite simple.  You can either go to your local craft supply store and purchase a styrofoam cone and wrap it with the paper you want to use or take advantage of the many tutorials out there that demonstrate how to make a cone.

Also, to give the hat a bit more dimension, I decided to 3-D both the Silly Spider and the Spider Web and include a “spooky-looking” flower with a flower bud that had a similar feeling to a Venus Fly Trap using the Stacker Flowers 4 and 5.

Here is a look at the Witches Hat:

Here is a closeup of the Witches Shoes:

For this project I used the following dies:

E123 – Eccentric circles Embossing Plate

B152 – Miniature Rose

B133 – Lace Light Deco Border

B200 – Celtic Band

SF-5 – Stacker Flower 5

SF-4 – Stacker Flower 4

DL162 – Spider Web

A194 – Going Batty

A189 – Silly Spider

There are just so many fun things you can do with a project like this, the possibilities are endless.  I hope this will inspire you to get creative and perhaps try something new.

Don’t forget to visit the challenge this week and put in your entry where the theme is Black and Orange!

You have a chance to win a $20.00 shopping spree at Cheery Lynn Designs!

Also, if you would like more fantastic inspiration visit the other talented ladies from the Cheery Lynn Design Team.

Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog.  I hope you enjoyed and visit again soon,
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About Castlepark Designs

My name is Joann and I live in Halifax, Nova Scotia with my husband Miles. We have one son who is in the Royal Canadian Navy. I have worked full time in the Finance and Insurance industry for the past 29 years. I absolutely adore all things paper & glue and have been involved with crafting in some way for most of my life. I have a great admiration for creating projects from paper that may not necessarily be made from paper. When not in my craft room, I enjoy spending time at our cottage enjoying all that nature and suburban life has to offer.

6 responses »

  1. Wow–over the top awesome! Your embellishing is spooky and pretty.

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  2. Great project Joann. I LOVE Halloween!!!! I hope to play along today or tomorrow for the challenge!!!!
    ~Mel~

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  3. Hey Joann, loving these super cute projects! Those shoes are to die for girl!

    Hugs,
    Yvonne 😉

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  4. OH WOW, wickedly wonderful creations!!! Thanks for sharing!
    Have a great weekend!
    Diana

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  5. Hi Joann, I just spied all your CLD’s creations in the Australian magazine … they look fantastic, congratulations….. really beautiful! x

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  6. Oh Wow, stunning projects, such great details and papers, wonderful style!

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