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Spook or Treat!

It’s the 20th of the month, and that means a bunch of fabulous projects created by Dirty Dozen design team members past and present. I was excited to see Emily’s challenge: create a Halloween treat with googlie eyes. Of course, there’s a catch. We could not use a pumpkin anywhere. Her exact words were, “No pumpkins! This means no images with animals on pumpkins, holding pumpkins, thinking about pumpkins, growing pumpkins, going to their Mom’s for pumpkins …. don’t even think about it! No pumpkins!! ” I think she was pretty serious about that restriction, don’t you? Anna’s Whippersnapper stamps were perfect for this challenge. How *cute* are they with googlie eyes?

Here are my two projects. First, a simple treat slider. It’s pretty simple,

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but hey. . . check out the candy bar inside! I bought it several weeks ago at World Market.

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I also stocked up on Halloween goodies (who else buys good stuff just in case there are leftovers?) during a Target run Sunday. I picked up a package of assorted treat bags and a topper to one. The kitty and spider are paper pieced – a little much if you’re doing a bunch, but a really sweet look nonetheless.

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Go see all of the other Halloween treats here in the Splitcoast gallery. I’m sure they’ll be delightful and not frightful!

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10 Comments

  1. Posted October 20, 2008 at 8:19 am | Permalink

    These are too cute! I *heart* the googlie eyes!

  2. Posted October 20, 2008 at 8:40 am | Permalink

    Very, very cute Jenn! Love that ribbon and that patterned paper kitty. Lots of great ideas in the gallery, too! Thanks!

  3. Posted October 20, 2008 at 8:46 am | Permalink

    Love it all! Very cute!

  4. Posted October 20, 2008 at 9:13 am | Permalink

    So awesome Jenn! That polka dotted ribbon is delish! And yes, I too buy the good stuff just in case there are leftovers…maybe I should stash some away just to make sure there ARE leftovers. Is that terrible?! 🙂

  5. diane mcvey
    Posted October 20, 2008 at 9:33 am | Permalink

    OMGosh, are those Halloween Lindt truffles?????? I have not seen those! How cute are they?? Where in the world did you find those? Target? Mercy goodness, I MUST have some! I spend a bunch of $$$$ on Lindor at Christmastime, my boys are SO spoiled!!! 😀

  6. Posted October 20, 2008 at 10:58 am | Permalink

    These are adorable Halloween projects!!!
    Great use of the googlie eyes, Anna’s images are perfect with them and look wonderful here!

  7. Posted October 20, 2008 at 12:10 pm | Permalink

    Oh my WORD!! These are ADORABLE!!! Love the images w/ googly eyes!! =)

  8. Amanda Angert
    Posted October 20, 2008 at 2:45 pm | Permalink

    I actually buy the candy I DON’T like because otherwise it will be gone by Halloween (ask my too-tight pants how I know that) 😉

    LOVE your treats!!! SO cute!

  9. Posted October 20, 2008 at 4:29 pm | Permalink

    Wow! These are super cute! I love your whole “Halloween vignette”! What fabulous staging!

  10. Posted October 20, 2008 at 6:35 pm | Permalink

    These are totally adorable!!

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