Friday, September 30, 2011

Final day of "Magic of Oz" hop :)

And WOW wouldn't you say!!!!!!!!!

( EDITED TO ADD AT 9pm my time - lol PS my cold has got the better of me and I am off to bed - so this is posted at what I believe 2 hours prior to Graphic 45 's post!!!! )

From Hilde's Candy Time bag yesterday along with Yuka's Green and purple themed bag where even the sides were embellished!! Laura's depth in her window featuring Dorothy and Jane's see through middle of the bag (to check the level of your treats of course!). I have been inspired :)


And what has it all been about... well...

Each day you'll see a sneak peek of a fantastic Graphic 45 trick-or-treat bag designed by our design team members. Just click on the link to their blog and you'll be transported to a magical world of craft bliss! See the full unveil the trick-or-treat bags on our featured design team member's blog each day and get inspired by their amazing projects! We are offering two awesome Magic of Oz gift packs as prizes this week!


Want the opportunity to win? Just click on over to our featured design team member's blog each day and leave a comment. We will choose two random winners from our design team member's blog comments and announce them on Friday, September 30th! Sound like fun!? You bet it does! Check out this amazing prize! A Magic of Oz 12x12 paper pad, Chipboard Button Staples, 3 chipboards from Imaginarium Designs, and some beautiful bling by Want2Scrap! Remember, there's two chances to win this week! Wow!





In case you couldn't make it every single day this week, here is the schedule for our featured design team member blogs. This shows you who will be featured on what day so you can check out all the fun! Don't forget to leave comments for your chance to win!

Monday
Lynette Carrol:
Jane Tregenza:

Tuesday
Laura Denison:
Robin Shakoor:
Tara Orr:

Wednesday
Sherry Cheever:
Jack & Cat Curio:
Nicole Eccles:

Thursday
Nancy Wethington:
Hilde Janbroers:
Yuka Hino:

Friday
Melanie Forbes:
Gloria Stengel:



So without further ado - my Magic of Oz Treat Bag :) which along with a LO was proudly on display at the CHA back in July - still pinching myself my work was there on G45's display! Also please remember to pop over to Gloria's Treat bag as well today!!!!





PS - If anyone can tell me - I am waiting till 11pm tonight (unless my eyes tell me otherwise!) to post this - just so I can time it with Graphic 45's post at 8am Pacific Standard TIme which is 15 hours behind me :) so last time I tried to schedule my blog to post it didn't - what is this computer illerate blog person doing wrong lol?????


Also



A little bonus project I worked on a couple of months ago at Camp mojo - I will be creating a home for them next, out of, of course the Le Cirque papers :) SO enjoy your peak at my Family ;) I must say a HUGE big Thankyou to the gorgeous and very talented Deb Godley for painting their faces - she made them come alive!!!!!!!


There is a little story about these clowns - but if you are interested and come back and leave a comment for me when I update this post in the next week - I will send out a little RAK to one person. International comments welcome! :)



And last but not least EVERYONE CROSS THEIR FINGERS AND TOES AND HOPE TO HIGH WHATEVER GEELONG WIN TOMORROW"S AFL GRAND FINAL :) We will - big party plans here :)


As we have done for 4 out of the last 5 years - GO CATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

70 comments:

Margie said...

Gorgeous treat bag!!Love it!

Vail said...

Awesome bag, love all the details, and your clowns are great. This blog hop has been wonderful. TFS.

CRAFTY WOMBLE said...

I think yours is the only bag to cover all the main oz characters - fantastic. LOVE IT!!!!

Sherrie Suttles said...

Your bag is amazing! Lots and lots of cutting but it was well worth it. And your clowns are awesome. Will come back to read more on them. Thanks for sharing.

lynneatw said...

I love your bag.

Katt aka LaLa said...

So sad the hop is over, had a blast checking out everyones bag. Your bag is gorgeous, love the doorknob! Thanks for the inspiration.

Beatrice Lawson said...

Awesome bag - and love your clowns. You are so very talented! Cool hop and thanks for the chance to win!

bethann said...

wow. what a bag. lots of details. and the project w the litttle clowns, adorable and i'm not a clown person,usually find them oddly unsettling.not that i'm scared of them, they just usually creep me out a little. but yours are sweet, probably the faces?

Anonymous said...

What a sweet treat! You bag is fabulous--love the door knob along with all the Oz characters. Thanks for sharing your creativity!

JamieH

snowbear said...

What a fabulous bag and the people are fantastic as well!

Rhonda said...

Fabulous treat bag! Love the embellishing you have done. Love the Graphic 45! Cheers!

Nicolle Kramer said...

Amazing work, love your bag!

CherryTat said...

Wow, just gorgeous!! And those clowns are awesome!!

eyes2theocean said...

What a wonderful bag, Love all the elements,door knob etc. Just lovely and the characters are totally amazing. Thank you for sharing these. :)

Smittydidit said...

ShaZammmm. !!!
Nice job .... Sparked my creativity !!

Big THANKS !!!
:)

Smitty

Barbara Thompson said...

This bag is one of my favorites so far!! Love the detail. Would love to win this prize pack.

twinkies said...

Awesome treat bag..loved your bonus project also...

mitz said...

...ohhh my gosh.. amazing.. your project is ** bag-a-riffic * thanks for the opportunity
mitz_zee@yahoodotcom

Luv 2 Create said...

Can't wait to see more on the clowns. They are adorable. Your treat bag is so cute too!!
Marcie

Tolegranny said...

I love the bags. I love, love the clown. Thanks so much for sharing your talents with us.

Sherry Gardner said...

love your bag...I love to fussy cut tooo...:)

Tanya said...

What a fantastic bag, love the door knob, how unique and so clever! Your little dolls are adorable!

Tamalene Nelson said...

Enjoyed your blog very much. Thanks. Love to hear the story.

Primitive Seasons said...

Love the additional dimension of the knob on the bag. Cool.

Mary

Lorraine said...

Your treat bag is beautiful - loving all of the details - and love the clowns!

Melody (lacyquilter) said...

Great bag.

MsDebren said...

Very pretty treat bag, lots of fussy cutting on all the treat bags.

kimmie said...

Love the embellishment on your bag. Nice job thanks for sharing

Caroline said...

Trick or Threat...
great projects

Debb Reid (Tawe Guild ) said...

lovely work and smashing photos too of the other goodies you got to try out!

webgranny19 said...

beautiful bag, and i absolutely love the clowns,what a clever idea!

Kim H said...

Great treat bag, love the colors and the door knob detail lol Thanks for sharing.

Scrapbookdoll said...

i really like the door handle on the bag, so cool!
marie-anne

CottageRose said...

Love your bag!
Deb, qoq_1athotmaildotcom

Lexen said...

Amazingly beautiful... love the G45 papers more than any others! Such a step above! :) Lexen~

Barbara said...

Very nice bag and project! Love them!

cat lacigale said...

fabulous creations !

Anne H. said...

Love this bag! The metal embellishments remind me of the door to the Emerald City! Nice job...and adorable clowns, too. Graphic 45 is amazing and soooo inspiring. Thanks for sharing!

Pandora said...

I just love the use of the door knob on you bag. Cute

Carol E said...

Wonderful treat bag, and love your family of clowns. thanks for sharing.

barbara johnson said...

Amazing bag!!! Incredibly inventive and BEAUTIFUL!! you guys are so good!!!!

Anonymous said...

Oh your bag is really cute...Di

Andrene said...

Amazing bag!!! So many things to love about it - the doorknob, the fully decorated back and using all of the characters. Without them it just wouldnt be Oz!!!!

genagirl said...

It's a great treat bag!! I love it.

sandra said...

Amazing work as always Mel. And those clowns are just fantastic, you and Deb could start a great little business on the side just making those.
Great post Mel...will try to make it so you don't have to stay up so late for the Tbz hop
;-)

Purplegirl2009 said...

Very cute bag, love all the deatil you put into it, I certainly know its very time consuming for all that detail cutting, thanks for sharing and Graphic 45 is very lucky to have you

rush said...

i love your little characters, and your bag is great.

Heidi Mireles said...

Great bag. Had a great time.

Queen Mary said...

sLove the door nob!

Lyneen said...

OH MY GOSH... I LOVE LOVE LOVE your treat bag... the door know is GREAT!

The clowns are darling, talented face painter!

Thanks for a terrific blog HOP!!!

Maggy_Tronche said...

Beautiful! Love it! Hugs.. Maggy :)

POSH said...

Awwwww, sorry to hear your feeling under the weather...I lime how you featured ALL the Oz characters and the doorknob.
I LUV LUV LUV your lil clown people...especially the lil girl wearing the black(tulle?) ballerina skirt...how adorable she is!! Thanks for sharing the inspiration.
Get some rest and hope you feel better real soon!!!

Cathy said...

Love your project and your comments made me chuckle as well.

Robin said...

Your OZ treat bag is so cool - the door knob what an unexpected element - I love it!

dorig said...

Lovely treat bag; the whole treat bag blog hop has been fun. You're all SOOO talented and your creativity sparks mine. Thank you! And finally, I LOVE the clowns~what a fun idea and as you say, the faces are splendid.

Liane said...

Absolutely adorable, what a great team you belong too. All of you are so talented that it's delightful just to view your art work. Tahnks for sharing! Liane

joetterer said...

i just love that lion. so cute all cut out. nice.

Sandy Diller said...

Great stuff - thanks

Janet G said...

WoW! Just love the treat bag! You make the characters just come to life!

Sandi B said...

Beautiful Halloween treat bag. TFS.

ajmaluck said...

Love you treat bag. Great detail on it.

Hands to Work, Hearts to God said...

What great projects! Love the little clowns with all the details! Patsy from
HeARTworks

Jamie said...

love your bag you did a great job on that it looks beautiful! I'd love to help you out with the posting thing but I too find some times it doesnt work right for me too. sorry. Thanks for sharing though.
-jamie
babyblueangel_30@yahoo.com

Carolyn Krassinger said...

Wonderful bag. I have so enjoyed the work of the designers, but this week you all outdid yourselves. I love this paper, well, I love them all, to be honest. Your bag was especially fun.

sue said...

Love it very cute. I wish my mind worked like yours.

Sandra said...

Wonderful!
Sandra ltb

Noreen said...

Your treat bag is captivating - love the way you did all the little pictures on the back! Your clowns are cute, too.

Kathryn said...

Your treat bag is lovely and your clowns are so sweet. I love that you have all of the characters focused on the door knob. Thanks for sharing your artistry.

Sophie said...

beautiful treat bag. just love it.

Scrappin1 said...

What a cute treat bag!

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