Monday, October 24, 2022

Hallo(DEX)ween Collaboration!

Hello! Tina Walker here today with my latest StencilGirl® Collaboration Column post!

In celebration of my favorite holiday of the year - HALLOWEEN - we are bringing you dimensional, trendy, and totally cool projects.  We are using a 3-D, rolodex inspired idea, which we call 'in(DEX)ed', and stencil-fying it!  I can't believe this is my first StencilGirl® Halloween themed collaboration, but I am positive, you will love it!

The concept of in(DEX)ed was born from a collaborative think-tank session with my dear friend DeeDee Catron, owner of UmWowStudio. We wanted a 3 - D approach to journaling combined with the trendy rolodex card and icad challenges.  in(DEX)ed is the perfect platform for creating super cool, creepy, and wicked Halloween dimensional art - so I thought it would be fun to do a collaboration with it.

Each participant received a range of in(DEX)ed core products + a variety of other Halloween chipboard.  They were allowed to create any halloween themed projects, using a variety of stencils + whatever they may have in their stash.

Let's check out these ONE OF A KIND, INCREDIBLY CREEPY, and FANTASTICALLY GHOULISH TRAYS!

(please click each name to see more pictures, close-ups, and details of each tray)  

You do not want to miss it!

BROOKE HENRY

WOW, WOW, and Black & White WOW!!!  This is such a striking in(DEX)ed tray and I love the stark contrast of the black and white.

Stencils Used:

Sea of Skiffs

Rows of Triangles

Hashmarks

MEGAN QUINLAN

I am totally obsessed with Megan's color use.  The colors are non-traditional Halloween, and I freakin' love it!


 

Stencils Used:

ATC MixUp Apter

Music Score

Wolf

DEEDEE CATRON

I am a long time fan of DeeDee's clean aesthetic (it's SO GOOD) way of making, as well as her neutral color palette.  Both really draw you in for a closer look.


Stencils Used:

Poppy Seed Heads

Create Face

Playful Petals

MICHELE KOSCIOLEK

Michele's tray is giving me all the halloween-y feels!  ♥♥♥  The bats on the moon?  Oh Yes!!!


Stencils Used:

Winter Trees

Stars Inspired by Matisse 

StencilClub August 2020

KECIA DEVENEY

Kecia's tray is SO Halloween, and I LOVE it!  When I think Halloween, these are the memories I have.  And check out the witch!  Simply divine!


Stencils Used:

Jackwitch Bootiful

Halloween Imagery

ATC Mixup Birds

TRACY KRUEGER

Not only is Tracy's cards spooky, her tray is outta this world!  (or should I say outta this cemetery?)  LOL.  Really loving her bright green and orange color palette.


Stencils Used:

StencilClub June 2017

Art House

StencilClub June 2022

ANN BARNES

I am in complete awe of Ann's indexed tray.  It is so striking, beautiful, and unique!  It has such a vintage, retro vibe, but fresh at the same time.  In love!!



Stencils Used:

Botanical Wildflowers

Beautiful Halo

Halo Faithful

Aren't they the spookiest, creepiest, and most amazing Halloween projects?  I love them all!  Can you image one of these trays with Christmas themed cards?  Oh my!  I might have to add that to my list of to-makes!

Before we go, let's take a look at my Hallo(DEX)ween tray.  I used a new, unique, and one-of-a-kind tray, we call 'the double-wide', just for this project. (If you scroll up and check out DeeDee's again, you'll notice she used the double-wide as well.  We developed this new tray especially for our in(DEX)ed kit, and I just had to use it for my StencilGirl® Halloween Tray.

I'll share close-ups of some of my favorite cards.
















and some of the special trays I created.

For this tray, I custom-made a dimension 'window' using a modeling paste on vellum, and 2 zombie chipboard pieces inside.  I placed a mini light inside the 'window' for a night-time, spooky look.


This card features another custom-made 'mini book', using stenciled gelli prints for the pages.  



My last special card is another book.  I call this a flip book and it is so versatile.  Inside is a stenciled image (using watercolors), and embellished with fabric.  This is one of my favorite cards in the entire tray.


And my finished Hallo(DEX)ween tray!

Stencils Used:

Three Crows Stencil

Leafy Trees Arch 

Gross Anatomy

Hands 

StencilClub July 2022

A made a short video flip-through as well, so you can see the luscious dimension and each piece up close and personal.  


Want more details on indexed products?  Click HERE!

Until next time! 

XOXO

Tina




5 comments:

  1. Wow, these are such awesome projects, I always love how each artist's style comes through in a truly unique response to the prompt. Fabulous inspiration can be found in every tray! Loving the Halloween theme and the range of stencils used, that aren't necessarily Halloween! - Ann B

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    1. All are wonderful and unique!

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  2. I love everyone's trays! All so unique and "scary". StencilGirl collabs are the best!

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  3. All the trays are unbelievable but the dimension you created on yours...WOWOWOWOW!

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  4. They are so amazing!! Great collab ❤️

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