31: the count

Sunday, October 31, 2021

31: the count


Yield: 1- #8 Tag

Wet Ingredients:

Ink – Alcohol Espresso, Mushroom, Pitch Black, Sepia

Other – Collage Medium (matte), Gesso (black)

Re Inkers – Distress Black Soot, Old Paper, Pumice Stone, Walnut Stain

Spray – Distress Black Soot

Paint – Distress Black Sooth

Dry Ingredients:

Foundation – #8 Etcetera Tag

Paper – Distress Cracked Leather, Watercolour; Kraft Stock (black out); Worn Wallpaper (Halloween)

Hardware – Bouquet, Broom Stick (old ideology), Lantern, Mini Fasteners, Tiny Lights

Other – Eclectic Elements Thread, Mica, Split Ring (1/2”)


Dies – Bat Crazy, Tag Collection, The Count, Winter Wardrobe & the numbers from the Tim Holtz Sidekick Starter Kit

Embossing – 3D Cobblestone

Other – Sprayer, Steel Wool

Tools – ½” Circle Punch, Collage Brush, Water Brushes






iI cut a lot of each piece to give him extra visual weight, 
I didn't want him lookin flat next to the the very dimensional lantern












yes, I used just one light of the strand

the flowers were touched up with a little walnut stain

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  1. He's truly creepy! And what an ominous background. Happy Halloween!
    Alison x

  2. MWAHAHAHA...Happy Halloooweeen...mwahahaha...LOL. The Count is awesome...love his monocle...what an ingeniouse idea...mwahahahah....

  3. Truly THE count to die for! His monocle, his leather coat, the screws, bat collar all amazing. He is the best! fantastic finish to Halloween 2021 a great year for creepy crafting!

  4. I am totally in love with the Count and the bat at his neck looks amazing, as does his eye! Great background on the tag too, wonderfully grungy!


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