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Classy Halloween explosion box

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

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

I recently 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!
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Outside of the box 

Inside of the box 

Details...

The white background has been obtained by using a 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)

Curious to know what's inside the box? Visit my Facebook page to watch the video with the exploding box!

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