I love it in August when it's time to start thinking about, and crafting for, Halloween. Alpha Stamps is now carrying wonderful ATC-sized masonite tombstones. They are nice and sturdy, and there are five different tombstones in a package. Here's what I did with some of mine, using images from Alpha Stamps collage sheets:
The woman on the left was poisoned by a spider, poor dear. I used a clear stickers of spider webs and a spider along with her image. An old metal ruler makes a nice base along the bottoms of all these tombstones. The unfortunate spider bite victim is so pale, and her all white outfit made her seem ghostly, so that's the way she's now remembered.
The gentleman suffered a vampire attack. He probably won't be in his grave for long; if you look closely, you will see he has been turned, and is already beginning to bear his fangs. I added his tiny fangs with a little dab of white paint. The bats flying around his head are chipboard, so they're nice and sturdy.
And what's Halloween without Edgar Allan Poe? I made a Poe memorial out of one of the tombstones. I used an oval wooden frame painted black and spritzed with copper Glimmer Mist to set off his portrait, and then added some bronze roses to encircle the frame. A couple of ravens have come by to pay their respects.
I have two more tombstones to play with. Whom shall I kill off next?