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The Burtonesque Dolls Challenge #6: Sweeny Todd & S&S GDT Challenge: Watercolor

Finally! 6 challenges later and I finally have a moment to play with the fabulous Burtonesque Dolls! For this challenge (inspired by Sweeny Todd), you need to use those distressing tools! Perfect for me because I tend to distress everything!!!

So. Johnny Depp is in Sweeny Todd. He is also in Pirates of the Caribbean. Hence, the inspiration for this card. 

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Here’s one of my latest Sweet Pea images, given to me by my lovely friend Danielle. I colored the image in with my beloved Twinkle H20’s and a bit of my colored pencils. Because I used watercolors, I am entering this card also in the Smeared and Smudged Guest DT Watercolor challenge (great challenge, Jennifer!). Here’s a close up.

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I love how this turned out. The blending is exactly how I wanted it, and the colors are perfect for the look I was going for. Please click on any of the images to see them bigger. Here’s a closer look at some of my distressing:

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I used my Heidi Swapp edge distresser along with sandpaper. Of course I used some distress ink too!

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For both of the challenges I am entering this card for, you have the chance of winning fabulous prizes! For Burtonesque Dolls, you could win some ultra-fabulous images from Simply Betty (which I am quickly becoming obsessed with!). And for Smeared & Smudged, you could win an awesome stamp set from Bombshell Stamps! By the way… July is fast approaching… which means it’s almost time for me to be Ms. Bombshell!!!!! So, hurry up and play along with these fab challenges! Or…don’t. So that I have a better chance at winning! ;} Have an inspiring day!!!

Comments

Alyssa S said…
LOVE this!!! That is one of my very favorite Sweet Peas, and you rocked her! Love all the distressing - very cool!
CraftyMomOf2 said…
alison...this is fabulous beyond words!!! i love the torn edges and your water coloring is amazing.
Mrs Weyremaster said…
This is gorgeous, love all the textures, and your watercolouring is beautiful:)

So glad you found time to play along with us:)
Suzi
xxx
Betty Boo! said…
OMG this is awesome! I love all the different papers you put together! Sooo pirate cool! Hmmm... I think I need to make some pirate images!

Thank you for joining us this week at The Burtonesque Dolls!

Betty
Very, very cool! I love distressing, and your coloring of the pirate stamp is gorgeous!

hugs,
Laura
Cheryl Valadez said…
Fabulous collage on this card! This screams Johnny Dep...you totally nailed the Burtonesque theme this week ;D
Lisa said…
wow wow wow totally love your card!! you def rocked her!
HuGs
xx

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