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« on: October 04, 2012 06:28:58 AM »

I love figures on spools. When I saw these cute Halloween spools on Pinterest, I thought, "Why have I never done trick or treaters?", and set out to make my own version.  I took figures from various Alpha Stamps collage sheets and dressed them up, adding hats, masks, rhinestones, and glitter, and then gave them all tiny pumpkins and a "trick or treat" flag. Here's the whole gang together:


Here's the first one I made. Let's call her "Patsy".


I found that pencils fit in the spool holes perfectly, so that is what supports each figure. The flagpole is made from a bamboo skewer, and glued in place with E6000 glue. The wings are actually bat cutouts, also from Alpha Stamps.


I loved making that first little trick or treater so much that I had to make a few more. Here's Benjamin. He went to live with a swap partner.  Smiley


I made several more, but the photos are so large. Here are some thumbnails of them. I also have them posted on my blog, if you want a better view.

Margie: Anna:And Charlie:

Trick or Treat!!  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2012 06:33:46 AM »

These are just much too cute. I love the orange ball trim!
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« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2012 06:37:00 AM »

LOVE them!
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« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2012 06:44:10 AM »

Yup - Benjamin lives with me now and he's way too cute for words - I mean, c'mon - those glasses are ridiculously cute, aren't they?  And wait til you see the other awesome things I received - I'll be home from work in a few hours - and posting pictures is my first order of business!!
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« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2012 06:49:51 AM »

Lucky.
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« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2012 07:39:19 AM »

These are too darned cute!
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« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2012 08:10:12 AM »

I love these so much! They are the cutest ever!
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« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2012 08:12:50 AM »

Thanks! They were so fun to make. I'm planning now on making some little Christmas elves, once I'm done with all the Halloween crafting.  Grin
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« Reply #8 on: October 04, 2012 08:14:44 AM »

WHHHHAAAAAA? I can't wait to see them.
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« Reply #9 on: October 04, 2012 08:39:13 AM »

LOVE them Smiley Absolutely adorable and I totally want to make my own Wink
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