I am participating in my very first Club Anya and Friends Challenge! There was just NO WAY I could pass this one up! It’s all about “Gettin’ Punky!” No, not Punky Brewster. Like real punk. Think CBGB, Rancid, London, Anarchy…get the picture? Check out my rockin’ card!
I really love how this turned out. I worked my tail off on this one, and it turned out just how I wanted. I lamented over the paper for so long…ask my husband (who by the way, was totally helpful! Thanks, Babe!). I colored in Miss Ebony fairly quickly… but the paper…oh the paper! It was tough. I knew what I wanted (kind of) but couldn’t find it. Then, it all came together!
Now, it was suggested we add metal embellishments. Perfect! I knew I needed to do that anyway. I added jump rings to my eyelets, and take a close look at Ebony to see where I added them to her!
Please click on the pics for a better look. It’s tough to see what I did with a small photo. I gave her earrings! I really wanted to give her like, 4 or 5 up one side… but her ears don’t show! So that was out. But I LOVE how she looks with those cool silver hoops! I also gave her a teeny bit of glitz on her eyes. Not too much though… punks are so NOT about the glitter!
You can see I threw on a couple of staples, and of course I just HAD to put the Anarchy symbol on here as well! I thought about distressing the card a bit, but I decided that was no the “punk way”. We’re not doin’ grunge here!
You can see here that I cut one of the skulls out of this sick Basic Grey paper (BG! I know! It’s crazy!), and pop dotted it. With the other skull, I cut around the top of it so that I could place my skull and crossbones paper (Rusty Pickle) under it. I didn’t want to lose them under the other paper… they just had to show! They were one of the reasons I chose this paper, so that’s how I remedied that problem.
So, what do YOU think? Is it punk enough? What do you think of Ebony’s hair? I love it, and I’m thinkin’ I just may need to put green in my hair again! It has been such a looong time! And this blonde I am currently sportin’ (since the teal has rinsed away) needs to GO! But I digress… enjoy the card, and have an inspiring day!