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Yo! I’ve Got Some News!

Did my title grab your attention? It’s actually a twofer. “Yo!” is the name of my card…and I really do have some news…some really cool news! And Goddess knows I need that! Let’s start with the news!!!

1. I one of the Gruesome Twosome for Macabre Monday #59…Dastardly Delicious Doodles!!!

2. Not only was I one of the Gruesome Twosome…but…drum roll please…I am now the October 2010 Master of the Macabre!!! Have you any idea how stoked I am?!? This is a very coveted award for me. I have hoped for it for many moons…and I can now proudly display my Master of the Macabre Badge for all the world to see! Just look!!! ------------------------------------------------------->  It’s on my sidebar!!! Thanks, Barb!!!

3. Have you noticed another new badge that I am proudly displaying??? I have been published! Yes! I have been published FOUR times in the latest issue of Scrapbook News and Review! FOUR! Four layouts! I can hardly believe it myself!

4. I won some fabulous Blog Candy from Ever After Paper Crafts!!! I won four gorgeous Sweet Pea Stamps…and you all know I can’t get enough of those!!! Thank you, Christine!

Great stuff huh??? I definitely have some folks smiling down on me! :} Now for my card!

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My focal image is this month’s freebie from Kenny K. Isn’t she cute??? Go and nab her for yourself! All of the phrases are from Smeared Ink’s Teen Style Sayings collection. I was inspired by the bricks she was sitting on… so I embossed some bricks using a Fiskars Texture Plate. Then I inked it a bit with Frost White so that the embossing shows.

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I stamped the 2 background phrases using fairly bright colors…but they got a bit lost on the dark background. So, I heat embossed them. But I still wasn’t happy with how the “rad” didn’t show too much, so I went over it a bit with a Glaze Pen.

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It looks way better now. And I think the wall came out pretty cool! Here’s a close up of my Kenny K chick.

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And look! I made her a blonde! No wacky colors in her hair!!! Of course the rest of her practically glows in the dark, but I think she’s adorable.

That’s all for now. Have an inspiring day!

Comments

Kelli said…
Well aren't you just Lucky McLuckypants!!!! That is totaly fab!!! Wicked awesomeness all around! Congrats even! K i'm done for now.....maybe!
Mrs Weyremaster said…
So nice to see you have good news, hope your good fortune conitues, love your KennyK Kreation:)
Suzi
xxx
ldfdesign said…
WOW, congrats on everything! (you might need to think about buying a lottery tix :). the card is very cute!
Cheryl Valadez said…
Alison, Congrats on being published and for sporting that shiny new Master of Macabre Badge!! It looks quite dapper on your blog ;D

Also, your Kenny K card is FABULOUS! Love that brick background!
Alyssa S said…
WooHoo! Congrats little lady! Love your card - too cute!!

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