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Juli Riedel Designs

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Bride of Frankenstein

So another take on the Tim Holtz Dracula Die! I have always wanted to make a  Bride of Frankenstein tag to go with my Frankie Tag!  This was super fun to make and I even got a comment from the man himself, Tim Holtz! Squeal!

Cackle Witch in Mixed Up Mag

I was so surprised and honored to have my Cackle Witch featured in Mixed Up Magazine October issue!  I got inspiration from Vicki Evans at Dig That Crazy Chick blog for her take on a witch using Tim Holtz's Dracula Die! I love it when you can repurpose dies for other things!!!  I used Spanish Moss on her hair and sprayed it with Carved Pumpkin Distress Spray!  I think she looks wicked!

Monday, October 2, 2017

October MMM Design Team Challenge

It's October and my favorite time of year!  Fall, Pumpkins and Halloween!!!  Things have been a little upside down since Hurricane Irma rolled though but I am not going to be deterred from Halloween! Here is my latest project for Mixed Media Mojo Design Challenge- Theme is Haunted with Zombies as a twist!  Using Tim Holtz dies and products, I love the versatility of these dies!  More to come-

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Saturday, September 2, 2017

September MMM DT Project Back to School

It's time for all little monsters to go back to school!  Couldn't help using the new Tim Holtz Monster Dies for this month's project at Mixed Media Mojo!  Back to School with books as the twist!

So let's get started making this fun card-

I started by using the new Tim Holtz Monster Dies and the Blueprint Back to School Stamps. The Stamped images were fussy cut.

For the Blue Print Stamped Images, I water colored with Distress Ink Markers and a water brush. You can water color with the makers, the ink pads and the give great color.

Then I inked the monsters with Distress Inks in Twisted Citron, Carved Pumpkin, Wilted Violet.
I colored in a background to show their faces with Mustard Seed and Black Soot.

 So because my focal points had so much color, I thought it would be best to do a neutral background.
I used an A7 size card stock from Neenah 65 pound weight in white.  Then I colored in with 3 Distress Ink colors in Antique Linen, Tea Dye and Vintage Photo. I went from light to dark on the card.  From there I used Tim Holtz Big Number Stamps and other number stamps that I had from Hero Arts and Recollections. Using the Archival Tim Holtz 4 pack in Black Soot, Hickory Smoke, Vintage Photo and Ground Espresso, I stamped all the numbers. These colors are great and you can use a brayer to put the color onto your stamp. Very easy!

After the background was made, I just started to put together the elements to see how best they would lay out on the card.  I stamped the sentiment on a tag and cut out with pinking shears to get the edged look!  And Voila! Easy Peasy and super cute!

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Sam Voodoo Doll key chain

I make and sell these little voodoo dolls! This is Sam from Trick or Treat that I made for some Haunter friends!  He turned out great!

Voodoo pin doll

Voodoo Pin Doll that I made for another Halloween Haunter friend!!!  I make and sell these guys!

Zombies are coming !!