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Saturday, September 19, 2015

Halloween Haunted Village Event - PART 2

The Halloween Haunted House event continues with Part 2!  It’s time to check out some of the other fine businesses in Grimsley Village.
The first stop is the Black Cat Emporium, where you’ll find unique, strange, and sometimes ghoulish items.  If you want to stay the night, you can always get a room at the Buzzard Bed & Breakfast, and should something unfortunate occur, Cadaver & Digger Undertakers will take care of everything.
Before you leave, be sure to stop at the town square where you can say hello to the mayor.
Click here for the supply list at AlphaStamps
You can tell by the name and the décor that the owner is very fond of black cats.
The shop proprietor is Mr. Grimsley.  As you might guess, the town was founded by his ancestors.  What a lovely cabinet, full of all kinds of goodies.
In the shop window, you can see a beautiful crystal ball and a bowl of very rare dragon tears.
Look, they have a one-of-a-kind All-Seeing Eye.  I have no idea what’s in that bell jar, and I’m not sure I want to know.

The Buzzard Bed & Breakfast doesn’t get many customers; the last was a couple of honeymooners who came and never left. You can see the bride's ghost in the front window.
I bet she was a lovely bride, but now, not so much.
For a spookier look, add spider webs.

I see Mr. Cadaver is directing one of his zombie minions.  There are rumors in the town that Cadaver and Digger are digging up more than they are burying.  I suspect they are the ones supplying Ghoul and Sons Chemists with the skeletons.
You don’t suppose that this is where the Retching Toad Eatery's food comes from???  The place looks a bit torturous.
Yes, there is really an embalming solution named “Frigid.”  I guess when you deal with the dead, you have to have a sense of humor.
The main square is in the heart of the village.  The residents are proud of its lovely 13th-hour clock.  Looks like it's a full moon tonight.
There’s the mayor waiting to greet newcomers.
And look, the Halloween Carnival is coming, and you can buy your tickets at the clock tower.
Looks like the evening edition of the Grimsley Village Herald is out, and tonight’s headline is “Halloween Carnival Comes To Town – October 1”.  There are some other interesting articles too; “Thrifty Witch to Expand,” “Unhappy Customer Sues Grizelda’s House of Beauty,” and “Strange Noises Heard at Night at the Dying to Get in Cemetery.”  
Things are never dull in Grimsely Village!


There is a collage sheet for each of the 4 village pieces covered in PART 2, plus a spooky windows collage sheet like the one in Part 1 and a collage sheet with blank signs and plaques.  For each of the collage sheets, there is a corresponding digital image set that contains all of the images in the collage sheets and more. 

For those who purchase PDF collage sheets, you might find this older video tutorial of mine that covers how to re-size PDF formatted collage sheets and how to cut and paste individual images from the collage sheets (which is great for only printing the images you want, and printing multiple version of the image) and how to re-size individual images, helpful.

This set includes 23 images.  All of the images from the Black Cat Emporium collage sheet are included in this set, plus a gargoyle pediment.
This set includes 28 images.  All of the images from the Buzzard Bed & Breakfast collage sheet are included in this set, plus an additional 4 images; a pair of shutters, a door, a large version of the clock face, and a large version of the coffin clock.
This set includes 30 images.  All of the images from the Cadaver and Digger Undertakers are included in this set, plus an additional 7 images; a stack of crates, a cauldron, a guillotine, 3 tombstones, and a skull.
This set includes 22 images.  All of the images from the Grimsley Collage Sheet are included in this set, plus an additional 7 images; 13th-hour clock, moon, skull streetlight, black skull, blank newspaper, stone arch, and a blank street sign.
This set includes 21 images.  All of the images are from the Spooky Windows and More Spooky Windows Collage Sheets.

This set includes 25 blank signs and plaques.  All of the images from the Blank Signs & Plaques collage sheet are included in this set, plus an additional 8 signs.

Alpha Stamps has created some kits for the Halloween Village Event & Haunted House Swap. Of course, all of the products in the kits are available individually.
The Haunted Village Collage Sheet Set contains all 11 of the new Haunted Village collage sheets from Part 1.  Click on the image below for more details.

The Haunted Village Collage Sheet Set contains all 6 of the new Haunted Village collage sheets from Part 2.  Click on the image below for more details.

If you are new to the event, you will want to watch the Part 1 videos first before watching part two.  I reference several things covered in the Part 1 video, so if you haven't seen them, they might not make sense.  


Below is a free collage sheet of wood trims in a PNG format.  The sheet contains 8 different wood patterns in 2 sizes.  You can use them to trim doors and windows and as baseboards or paneling.  To download the sheet, click and select the download icon.

Below is a sheet of the awning template I used for the Black Cat Emporium. Feel free to download the template. 

If you are interested in the other Grimsley Village pieces, you can find the video tutorials and supply list by clicking the links below.

Grimsley Village Part 1 (which includes)
Happy Bat Tavern
Grizelda's House of Beauty
The Retching Toad Eatery
Ghoul & Sons Chemists
The Thrifty Witch


Angie said...

Oh my gosh, I'm so happy! I've been waiting all week to see the second half of the village and I can't decide what I like the most. I've already ordered my chipboard houses and I'm waiting for them to come in so I can get started if I can ever figure out exactly what to do. So many choices, I love it!

smokeysmom said...

I, too, have been waiting for Part 2!! And, you do not disappoint. It's hard to pick a favorite, but the bed & breakfast is really neat. Hey, I never did receive a collage sheet from Part 1 for "spreading the word". Did you not receive my email??

Unknown said...

Oh Laura - I just can't believe how fantastic this project is! Every time I look at the photos or watch the videos I see another detail or trinket that I didn't catch the other times. I was so excited for part two and it is just terrific. I can't wait for my chipboard houses and other goodies to get to me so I can start in on the fun. Thanks so much for sharing and all your hard work on this project.

johala said...

Too much funny! You wtch too many horror films! LOL
Hugs and kisses

Kerstin F. said...

Fantastic, the spooktacular journey is going on. I love your various ideas with humor and winking!! I can't get enough of it!!! Many thanks for this wonderful inspiration!!

Deonna B said...

Fantastic!! I love your work! I love spooky things. So much fun wrapped up in one. Thanks for sharing your work of ARt.

Words and Pictures said...

What joys... My world of work has caught up with me, so sadly I don't think I'm going to get to play, but I'm still enjoying the journey!
Alison x

dyeandpigment said...

Love watching your creations come to life from your imagination. Thanks for sharing your talents. Love this.

HMax said...

Laura, I don't know how you do it all! Part 2 is just as cool as part one! Can't wait to see the finale. :)

Anonymous said...

This haunted village is wonderful!! Great imagination!

Unknown said...

Love the haunted village. All your work is great!1

BarbaraRaney said...

I love all the things you come up with. I'm always so impressed with how talented you are. And your imagination must never stop. Thanks so much for sharing. Can't wait to see number 3 comes out.

Jackie PN said...

My supplies are due today!! yay!

traci said...

Laura you always amaze with your paper creativity. You have the best Halloween projects I love the black cat emporium-since I am a huge cat lover but they whole village is awesome. >^..^<

Lucy said...

This is really fun. I love all the different aspects to the Haunted Halloween village. Really inspiring. Thank you for sharing and stimulating our imaginations.

Chark said...

love part 2! think this is the set I'll get-great inspiration, Laura!

Tarnished Rose said...

There are more new collage sheets in addition to the first 11? WOW, got to get them!


Tristan Robin said...

Laura, I'm not entering the contest - so if my 'number comes up' LOL just spin the wheel again.

But I had to write to tell you how much time I have spent going over the incredible details and attention to the most minute thing in this village. It must really be seen by real people somewhere - a LOT of people - a fair or something like that. It's just INCREDIfreakin'BLE!!!

And your giving away free collage sheets is remarkably generous of you.

Thanks for sharing all this wonderful-ness with us mere mortals! LOL

Retta B. said...

Would love to win. These are just wonderful!

smokeysmom said...

Had to come view the Village again. It is just so amazing! Keeping my fingers (and toes) crossed to win the 6 collage sheets! You are an incredible talent, my friend:)

Joni said...

I love your village. I am feeling very inspired to try and make at least one of the buildings. Thank you for sharing your instructions and details.