Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Samantha Walker October Blog Hop!

Welcome to the Samantha Walker October Creative Team Blog Hop! 
This month our Blog Hop theme is all about Halloween!

Samantha is giving away this free SVG and Silhouette Studio file this month!
This free file will only go out to those who sign up for the newsletter by Sunday night 
(October 12, 2014).  After that, you can find the design in the Silhouette store.

If you are already subscribed to our newsletter, be sure to leave your name in the Rafflecopter field. 

This month we are excited to give away Samantha's 
Spellbinders Shapeabilities Expandable Patterns Die Fancy Lattice

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Sale Info:

Today you can find the Orchard Harvest Mega Kit for $1.00 

As always, these deals vanish Wednesday at midnight 
Eastern time so hurry to get yours!

Today I am using Samantha's Bat Circle Set to create 
hanging bat strings that I am using as part of my Halloween decorations!

I brought the file into Studio and then ungrouped the cut.  I removed everything except the center bat then I resized it to 6.510" x 2.785" and cut five per string (15 in total).

I cut three 45" pieces of Black Double-Faced Satin Ribbon.

Then tied a loop in each end, cutting the end into an angle as shown below:

Next I sew each bat to the ribbon and then trim all of the strings.

...Now you are ready to hang your bat strings!
I decided to trim this set so they were all different lengths.

and I liked mine so much I decided to make another set to hang on our Cemetery Gate!

I think these would be amazing hanging in a doorway 
with multiple strings like a walk through curtain too!

Your next stop on the hop is Guiseppa Gubler!


lifesabeach32940 said...

As always, I LOVE your project!! I would also love the free SPOOKY SVG file you are giving away, but I already subscribe to your blog, I didn't see a link for another newsletter, and I don't know how to leave my name in the Rafflecopter field.

Thanks in advance for any help you can provide. :)

Jun Bug House said...

Oh man, you just made my skin crawl thinking about going though the gate....

Scrapthat said...

Ooo I love Halloween stuff! Very "Ghoul" lol :D TFS

pruttybird said...
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pruttybird said...

While I'm not a fan of bats your project is adorable :)

shawn box said...

OMG!!! You've gotten me so excited about Halloween that I've asked my husband to bring down all our totes full of decorations. Can't wait to start decorating. Thanks for the inspiration!

Guiseppa said...

Jamie...this is awesome! Love how you used the file to make decor!

Scraphappenswithrhonda said...

I love your Halloween decorations and the bats are super cute touch. hugs

chick1852 said...

Love your Halloween decorations!

Sandy Sommerfeld said...

Loving all the ideas!!!! TFS!

Sandy S

cghundley said...

Hey great yard
decorations! This
banner idea is fun
and could be used
lots of ways!
Carla from Utah

Linda said...

So cute!!!

Anita said...

Wowsa, you go all out for Halloween. Love it Jamie.

Helen Gullett said...

Amazing project! WOW! Thanks for sharing the tutorial, Jamie :)

Debbie said...

Love your BOO! sign Jamie ;- ) Thanks for sharing your project. What material did you use to cut the the bats? Have a great day!

Jamie Cripps said...

Thanks Debbie! I used 80# black card stock for the bats.

LaLaLa said...

Very creative!

scrapn said...

This is REALLY cool!! Thank you!!

Robin B. said...

What a cute, creative way to hang bats! I love all of your Halloween decorations.

Cathy said...

omgosh! love, love, love this!

Christine said...

I want to come see your Halloween House!

Denise Foor said...

Love your ideas....and your newsletter. Your Halloween House looks amazing. My grandgirls and I love to decorate for Halloween. Thanks for your inspiration

Marlene Remington said...

I love your designs. They really get me into the Halloween mood. Thanks!

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