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Classy Halloween explosion box

Ok let's be honest I've been waiting for this since weeks!!!

I started working on fall's projects since mid August... you know, it was very warm and a way too sunny and the only thing that relieved me from the heat was thinking about Autumn!

I recently discovered an interesting on-line shop called They sell amazing things and the customer care is incredibly nice and available, there's only a minor point regarding shipping/delivery: they have decent fees for overseas shipping but it takes slightly longer than usual...therefore if you are on hurry or you're a pretty impatient person you better think twice before placing your (overseas) order, otherwise it's 100% thumbs up!

I bought several interesting fall-themed items among which a set including Halloween stamps (from My Favourite Things) and dies (from Die-namics), 2 sets of Distress crayons (I'll dedicate a post to these special, yet debated, crayons!!!) and few other things...

You all know my new-found love for explosion boxes and that's what I came up with: a Halloween explosion box with an elegant look but with the traditional trick (actually a treat ;-)) inside!
Top view

Outside of the box 

Inside of the box 


The white background has been obtained with white Distress crayon

I've coloured the monster's face with pastels

Hand-drawn spider and cotton made spiderweb (spiderweb has been a brilliant suggestion of my husband)

Please visit (and LIKE if you fancy it) my Facebook page in order to watch the video with the exploding box!

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