Friday, December 17, 2010

Double Duty Project today





This is a twofer day!  This is my project for both The 12 Days of Christmas - Smeared & Smudged's day 9 and Simply Betty Challenge's Day 11.  It is the cover for an photo album for my dd Becca who is indeed having a Skelly Tree this year.  I used black chipboard cover with green and red cardstock, along with a scalloped metal book edge from 7 Gypsies.  The lovely girl is Lola, one of Simply Betty Stamps' Christmas Emos which I colored with prismacolor pencils & markers.  The skelly tree is one of the new Smeared & Smudged plates featuring the artwork of Misty Benson "Skelly Christmas", colored with various markers and embellished with skull & crossbones nail stickers, as well as some fun skulls I drew.  The "plaque" stamp with the skull is from 7 Gypsies.  I used a couple of candy canes & glittered tree buttons as well.  I hope you like it!

Don't forget to visit the Jolly Bloggers on the list to the right.  My apologies to those who've visited to find nothing new.  Happy Holidays & Stamp on!

***Edited to Add***  Yes, you're correct Alex, it is an alcohol ink background (I'm not too swift at describing my process LOL) I started with a yellow-ish glossy paper and used Cranberry, Pesto and Eggplant Alcohol Inks.  I could spend hours just playing with them.  I wanted the background to look somewhat Nightmarish.  

11 comments:

  1. This is fabulous! Is that alcohol inks for the GREAT background? Whatever it is it is lovely and the entire album cover is amazing!

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  2. Love this album cover! I thought I spied some alcohol inks too. The whole effect is a perfect blend. TFS Paula

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  3. Love this card! fabulous color and detail! TFS

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  4. ahoy... Super way to use multiple stamps to make one great image.

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  5. A fantastic card love the image
    Luv Jane xxx

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  6. I love the effect in the background colours. They just set the tone perfectly

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  7. What an awesome card! I love everything about it! There are so many wonderful things to look at!

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  8. Awesome cover! That back groud it amazing!! Your coloring on the images is fab too.

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  9. dude! the entire cover is awesome! but the background is to pretty! great job!

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  10. OMG!!!! this is absolutely AMAZING!!!! So much fab detail and that background...WOW!!!! She's gonna LOVE this! xxD

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