Thursday, October 27, 2011

Cool Scrapbook Stuff Book Club...Halloween


Left to right:  Peggy, Elena, Judy, Cynthia, Alicia, Denise, Debby and Fern

Chillingly small but Hauntingly sweet...that was what Book Club was this month.  A few ladies couldn't make it and were frightfully missed.  We arranged our tables in a new pleasing way, so that we could interact more freely and everyone loved it.  The tighter the better.


Tag swap was due this month.  check out these awesome tags that everyone made.  The only criteria was that the tag must include a picture and one or more little known fact about the artist of the tag. 


I was able to catch a picture of Gaye working on this month's make and take which was presented by Cynthia.  It was definitely one of the highlights of the night. 

She brought a Cauldron full of Halloween papers, embellies and other goodies.  We all set to work making cards and ornaments for the holiday.  Here are just a few examples of what we created. 

We had a blast Cynthia.  Thanks for thinking of such a ghoulishly fun make and take.


Here is some of the artwork that we brought for show and tell:



A beautifully embellished dress form.








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Debby finished her New York trip journal and shared with us some of the fun exciting things she and her husband experienced.



This is the lid to a beautifully embellished box that Deb created to hold her wishes.

Debby also brought some fabulous chocolate and peanut butter cookies.  Thanks for the Treats Debby.


IMG_0721 Kat recently spent a very creative day with Elena, Miss Vicky, and Cheryl Waters.  She created this fun soldered window entitled The Snowflake Surprise.





Kat also made this gruesome shadow box after taking a class with Carol Murphy.





Gaye shared her mini album with us.  It's her trip album when she and her girlfriends took a trip to Boston together.  What fun! 


This canvas is A fun collage of Halloween ephemera and papers also created by Gaye.







IMG_0722Cynthia made this Spooky little ghost/ mummy from casting material and a bottle.  So clever and truly terrifying!


A lovely "Happy Haunting" mini album.


Cynthia's invitations were created for a baby shower.  Adorable!



A beautiful album dedicated to breast cancer survivors.

Our kit this month consisted of lots of fun Halloween papers and embellishments.  Can't wait to see what people create from this fun assortment.


Gentle Reminder of items you may wish to bring next month:

  • New book - Somerset Holidays  (Can be purchased at CSS)
  • Projects you would like to share
  • Finished project from Book Club kit CVR_HOL0911_lg
  • Tool kit, including scissors, glue and a pen or pencil
  • Camera
  • A snack to share

Things to remember:

  • November is the first month of this cycle.  Our meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 16, at 6:30, at Cool Scrapbook Stuff


White Elephant Gift Exchange  Your White Elephant gift is due in December.   It must be something wonderful, that you created, and would want to keep for yourself.  Put your best foot forward because everyone else will.  Party will be at Alicia's home, on December 14th, 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Potluck! 


  1. Miss you all so much. Hope to see you all again in the near future, Until then know that you are all missed and loved by little(ok...not so little anymore)old me.

  2. Great recap Kat! You take such good care of us!