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Monday, October 28, 2013

"I'm Dying to See You" digi creation for Smudgy Antics Colour Challenge!

Howzit Friends!
Can you believe we're into the last week of October already!  The Witching Hour will soon be upon us but then that means my DominoART 31 Days of Halloween Scarefest with Smeared and Smudged is nearly over, Boooooo!  Now we've got Christmas to look forward too, YAY!  I'm still needing a few more sign ups for my Merry Players list for DominoART's 12 Days of Xmas Festival and I'm also taking sign ups in advance for DominoART's 15 Days of Terror for May 2014 which is when we celebrate Half-O-Ween ;0)  Click the links above for more deets on both events and come and play with us!

"I'm Dying to See You"

 Now for my Smeared Ink design team project for today.  It's week 2 of our current Smudgy Antics "Colour Challenge"!  We challenge you to create using at least three of these colours. 

 
Last week I used all 5 colours on my Doctor Who inspired Creepmas card, Killer Style and for this week I did the same but went all out digital and designed and coloured the entire piece in Photoshop CS6!  I used Smeared Ink's gorgeous digi stamp called Rusalka, combined two of their digi papers from the Creepy Tree set for my background and the senti is from their Death Cab digi set!  I had such fun but boy did it take a long time!  Trust me, it is way easier and much faster to colour with Copics or coloured pencils on real paper!  Here's a closer look at Rusalka.


Thank you for visiting with me today and I hope you'll come and play in our Smudgy Antics challenges and I'll see you over at DominoART too!  My new D'ART challenge starts November 1st and it's a fan favourite - Any Game Goes, so dig out your bag of miscellaneous game pieces and come and play with us!

Happy Stamping!
 THE SHARPIE DOMINO QUEEN
I design for Smeared Ink  * Lost Coast Designs * About Art Accents

Monday, October 21, 2013

"Killer Style" Doctor Who inspired Creepmas card for Smudgy Antics ;0)

Howzit Friends!
Our new Smudgy Antics challenge today is a "Colour Challenge"!  For the next 2 weeks we challenge you to create using at least three of these colours.  The Smeared Ink DT has provided lots of spooktacular inspiration and here's my DT piece for you to check out :0)  I used all 5 colours in my creation!


Just a quick reminder that I'm having a huge 31 Days of Halloween Scarefest right now over on my DominoART blog.  DominoART teamed up with the Smeared and Smudged blog hop so we're celebrating the countdown to Halloween in spooktacular style so pop over and join us for the chance to win some awesome prizes!

"Killer Style"

If you're a Whovian, aka a fan of Doctor Who, then you'll completely understand where I was going with this one!  The 2012 Doctor Who Christmas Special was all about the Doctor and Clara defeating killer Snowmen and a few years ago the Doctor and Rose were attacked by a killer Christmas tree.  So here's an episode where the duo had to deal with killer snowmen and skeleton soldiers and only guns did the trick even though the Doctor loathes the use of them...just another day in the world of Doctor Who and I love it LOL!

 I'm featuring the two new November Smeared Ink's exclusive Rubber Club sets.  
Set 1 is Chicks Dig Guns and Set 2 created by Rick St Dennis is Dark Holidaze.  Come and join our Rubber Club and you can get your gimme hands on either of these sets or both!


I started out by stamping the images with Memento Tuxedo Black on to white cardstock designed for using Copic or similar markers on and it has a gorgeous shimmer to it but for the life of me I can't remember what it's called.  The shimmer gives my Creepmas piece the right amount of Christmasy sparkle for my rather dark theme.  All the images were coloured with Copcis and white highlights added with a gelly roll pen.  The creepmas zombie hoard was die cut out with a Wonky Square Quickutz die and matted onto black cardstock.  The gun chick was fussy cut out.  Both were distressed with Tim's Paper Distresser tool and aged with Tea Dye Distress Ink.  The burnt orange background paper is one of Smeared Ink's new digi papers from the Creepy Tree digital paper pack.  I removed the large tree in Photoshop CS6 and then stretched out the remaining design to create my background paper which I printed out and distressed and aged too.


I used my Perfect Paper Layer tools to cut the 1/8 and 1/4 inch mats from black cardstock and decorative grey cardstock.  I used my new Sizzix Tim Holtz Alterations Alphabet Sizzlit called Spooktacular to die cut out the letters from black cardstock with Xyron permanent adhesive added and applied gold flecked black glitter glue to them, I also added a touch of glitter to the orange background mat too.  I added skull ribbon, a grey button with green thread and black rhinestone embellies and the gun chick was adhered with Create & Craft dimensional silicone glue.


Thank you for visiting with me today and I hope you'll come and play in our Smudgy Antics challenges and I'll see you over at DominoART...come and play in my upcoming 12 Days of Xmas Festival too!

Happy Stamping!
 THE SHARPIE DOMINO QUEEN
I design for Smeared Ink  * Lost Coast Designs * About Art Accents

Monday, October 14, 2013

"Lil Pumpkin Grumpie" Kid's Halloween Card for Smudgy Antics!

Howzit Friends!
It's week 2 of our "Smeared Ink Images Only" Challenge over at Smudgy Antics and here's my DT creation for your inspiration!

Just a quick reminder that I'm having a huge 31 Days of Halloween Scarefest right now over on my DominoART blog which is also taking part in the Smeared and Smudged blog hop!  Come and join us for the chance to win some awesome prizes! 


I made this Halloween card for my nephew, I think he's going to love the adorable Lil Grumpie monster that's peeking out of that pumpkin don't you think!  My Wicked Witch doll from the "The Great and Powerful Oz" movie is keeping her evil eye on things to make sure Grumpie gets up to no good when we're not looking...bwahahahaha!


 
The rubber stamps are all from Smeared Ink's exclusive Rubber Club sets.  
 Lil Pumpkin Grumpie, Trick or Treat and Happy Halloween text - Halloween Grumpies set
Ravens - Holy City set 



I stamped the lil Grumpie onto the haunted house cardstock with Memento Onxy Black ink first so that I didn't loose all the curly tendril details in the image.  I then stamped the grumpie 3 more times onto Neenah Solar White cardstock and fussy cut them all out.  Everything was coloured with Copic markers and then I fussy cut out the sections I wanted to use to build my 3D image.  I curved the two pumpkin sections and adhered everything with a 3D adhesive so that they would retain their dimension.


The haunted house and the Foiled Pumpkins - DCWV The Midnight Spell matstack,
Memento Onyx Black ink pad, Copic Markers , Black Soot Distress Ink pad, Spellbinders Tombstone die, Orange cardstock, cream card blank, Marvy corner punch, Dimensional adhesive,
 Perfect Layers tool to cut the 1/4" orange mat border, Black cobweb netting (Walmart) and
Scotch Quick Dry Adhesive

Thank you for visiting with me today and I hope you'll come and play in our Smudgy Antics challenges and I'll see you over at DominoART!

I'm entering this one in the following challenges:
 Left of Center #16 Halloween/Orange-Black
 Simon Says Stamp Blog - Wednesday Challenge - Use a Rubber/Clear stamp

Happy Stamping!
 THE SHARPIE DOMINO QUEEN
I design for Smeared Ink * Third Coast Rubber Stamps * Lost Coast Designs * About Art Accents

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Day 8 of DominoART's 31 Days of Halloween - Dragon Droppings Apothecary Bottle + a Game and a Prize!

Howzit Friends!
It's Day 8 already for my DominoART's 31 Days of Halloween scarefest with Smeared and Smudged and today is my turn to share a project!  I created an Apothecary Bottle with an altered playing card tag + an altered wooden domino embellie and featured a spooktacular new digi image called "Calpernia and Oggie" by Simply Betty Stamps who is a Smeared and Smudged blog hop sponsor!  I also used Rubber Stamp Concepts Chinese Dragon stamp set and added the "Dragon Droppings" label text to the Simply Betty image in Photoshop CS6.

"Chinese Dragon Droppings" Apothecary Bottle
Jinafire my Chinese Dragon is posing with my 12" high Apothecary Bottle
 Now for a little game! 
I challenge you to decipher my Wiccan Apothecary Bottle tag!  The first reader to comment on my Day 8 post over on my DominoART blog with the closest correct translation will win a tub of Instead-A-Glove from DominoART's sponsor, Raw Materials Suppliers!
The game ends Oct 14 midnight PST and the winner will be announced on Oct 15!
Have fun ;0)

Happy Stamping!
 THE SHARPIE DOMINO QUEEN
I design for Smeared Ink * Third Coast Rubber Stamps * Lost Coast Designs * About Art Accents

Sunday, October 6, 2013

"Black Cats and Pumpkins" altered domino bracelet for my DominoART's 31 Days of Halloween blog hop with Smeared and Smudged!

Howzit Everyone!


My DominoART's 31 Days of Halloween Scarefest that's taking part in the Smeared and Smudged Blog Hop is well underway and so far has been truly spooktacular!  Click on the 31 Days of Halloween banner below to go to Day 1 if you'd like to see all the altered game art featured by my Wicked Players so far and click HERE to go hopping with Smeared and Smudged..all the deets are in my Day 1 post too!


 Click the photo below to see my project altered domino bracelet project for Day 6!

"Black Cats and Pumpkins"
Happy Stamping!
 THE SHARPIE DOMINO QUEEN
I design for Blockheads Paper Arts * Third Coast Rubber Stamps * Lost Coast Designs * About Art Accents
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