It’s yet another big day in Bloggyland for me today! Not only is it Day 4 in the Smeared & Smudged 31 Days of Halloween, but it’s also the day that I announce the next theme for the Bombshell Stamps Hump Day Hop (on the Bombshell Blog) and, it’s time for a new Challenge Blog! Beyond the Burtonesque Dolls. This is The Burtonesque Dolls version 2.0. So let’s get goin’!
I gave you a sneak peek at my Beyond the Burtonesque Dolls project on October 1st. I had combined it with the latest Desert Island Crafter’s Challenge. The challenge at BBD is to create something inspired by your favorite Halloween movie or memory. This was a tough one for me, because I have so much to chose from!
Can you guess what movie this represents? The quote at the bottom of my card says, “Once in a purple moon, there is a special witch who shines above the rest.” Did you get it now???
It’s a quote from The Worst Witch, which starred Tim Curry and Fairuza Balk (among other very famous folk). This flick came out in 1986, and I still love it very much to this day. It’s a kid’s movie, but it’s wonderful! I highly recommend it!
This beautiful Sweet Pea Stamps image was colored with Twinkle H20’s, and a wee bit of my watercolor markers. Check out how it shines…
I love this image! And my Twinkles!And The Worst Witch!
For my second offering of the day, I have a card that was created by using the 21st Deconstructed Sketch. Here’s the sketch.
And my card….which was really simple, but I love.
Eye see you! This eyeball is one of my most favorite stamps to work with right now. It’s from Inkandinkado, and was only a buck!
Seriously, isn’t it cool? I colored it in just a little with my pencils. And I of course had to use 2 layers of that a-maze-ing Drippy Goo Punch from you-know-who.
For the lines coming from behind the eyeball, I made a point at about where the center of the eye was going to be glued, then I used a ruler and a Stardust pen (Sakura) to draw the lines. I love the sparkle!
I am going to be entering both of these cards into the Forever Night Challenges too. This is a great new blog for you fans of the creepy! 🙂
Now you have lots of places to visit, so off you go! All of the S&S 31 Days Wicked Bloggers are listed in my sidebar. To see the scoop about Beyond the Burtonesque Dolls, please go HERE. And, if you’d like to get the deets (and perhaps join!) the next Bombshell Stamps Hump Day Hop, please go to the Bombshell Blog. Thanks so much for stopping by. Have a spook-tacular day!
OMG, FABULOUS projects. Love both the stamps, but I must say your CAS Eyeball card so totally ROCKS! WooHoo on the new Beyond Burtonesque Dolls and congrats on the new DT gig. xxD
Laura B says
The first card is just beautiful! And the eyeball card is so fun!:)
Gosh 2 projects !!! The witch colouring is superb – lovely, lovely card but the eyeball takes it for me hahahaha EXCELLENT. That is one FABBO stamp 😀
I LOVE the eye card. Great use of stamps and the dripping blood is awesome!
I love the card, so fun, the other is beautiful
Wow awesome projects love them both
Luv Jane xxx
Another awesome card! thanks for being a Sweet Pea!
Sharon Sahl says
Those paints are really something – beautiful job on that card and the eyeball card is wonderful. I didn't understand what people were talking about with the templates or whatever they're called but now I do. Thanks!
~Lady B~ says
Girl, you make my head spin with how busy you are! How on Earth do you keep track of it all? Beautiful coloring on your sweet pea…love it!
Wonderful cards, love the little witch! I hadn't heard of that movie, will have to check it out. That eyeball rocks! Great card and that goo punch is perfect, love the double layer you used.
DK Spins says
Dang, you're busy, Alison! Love both of your cards – the eye card is so cool. And the gorgeous witchy card is so soft & magical. I've not seen that movie yet, will have to look for it. Great work!
oh wow! so much awesomeness! the witch is great the eye is great and tim curry is great! awesome!
Oh my goodness totally love your eye card its CAS yet it says so much! Its so cute. Your witch card is very beautiful! Love your use the tule! Great card!
I love your work, and the eyeball is very cool. ( I have that stamp!!!) Can't wait to try it out.
Sara a.k.a. Eternal Princess Ryan says
I love both of your creations!!! Wow is all I can say!!! You color so beautifully and I am loving that eye ball for buck!!! You are very talented and I will be checking out the NEW challenge at Beyond the Burtonesque Dolls!!!
Scrap Vamp says
Awesome creations! The first card is lovely and the eyeball card is fabulous! I love the sentiment! Lol!
LOL, Deju vu!! That eyeball is creeeepy! great stamp for a buck!
Susan's crafty chaos says
I love both of these projects, but that stunning "Eye See You" card has stolen my heart! Just perfect 😀
Two gorgeous projects, have to say the eye is stunning and very effective xx
great cards! love your eyeball!! great idea!
both of them are great. little cute and alittle gruesome. keeping things balanced. love both of them
TRACEY O says
Gorgeous card. Lovely colours.
Forever Night says
Thanks for joining us at Forever Night Challenges "Anything Goes Week"
Love your witch….. but OMG that eyeball card…. absolutely ROCKS!
I Don't Do Straignt says
These are both FAB Alison! but the Eye is amazing!