Skip to main content

Spaghetti Christian and the Rocky Horror Picture Show

Well that’s a weird combo in my title, huh? Today I have 2 projects. One is from the new Teen Scene Kitchen Fun line from Simply Betty Stamps, and the other is for the latest Beyond the Burtonesque Dolls challenge. Let’s start with Christian.

I just loved coloring him in. I think it was so cool to use such a small amount of color. Especially when you compare yesterday’s project to today’s. What a huge difference!

Doesn’t that plate of spaghetti look delish? Once again, I colored this image with my watercolor markers. The sentiment is also from Simply Betty. I got the layout for my card from this month’s Smeared & Smudged Sketch Challenge.

I unearthed that cool gingham paper that I thought was just perfect for this card, and then I kept the embellies simple…a couple of gold paper clips. They reminded me of a waitress’ order book.

Now for Beyond the Burtonesque Dolls. The challenge for the next 2 weeks is Repo the Genetic Opera vs. The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Honestly, I’ve never seen Repo. And, I’m not a fan of Rocky Horror, although I love Tim Curry. So, I went with a more subtle nod to RHPS…

This fabulous Corset Heart is from Strange Skin. Again, colored with watercolor markers, and 2 of Sakura’s Star Dust pens as well.

Isn’t it purdy? I thought it was just right for this challenge! I used a few different scraps of paper, and of course, my beloved Drippy Goo punch from Martha Stewart. Take a close look…I used 2 different reds. Makes the goo stand out more. Especially if you make sure to not line up the drips.

You can see on the lacing that I used one of my Star Dust pens. Super sparkly! I adhered my cabochons on to the card with Silver Stickles.

That’s all for today! I hope you’ll be back tomorrow for the latest Bombshell Stamps Hump Day Hop. Please be sure to pop over to the SBS Blog, and the Beyond the Burtonesque Dolls Blog too. Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!

Comments

Kelli said…
I love them both, you were right when you said I was going to love the new set from SBS!!! I can't wait to get them!!!
Alex said…
FAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAABULOUS!!! Both of them!!! You are uber talented girl, love to be inspired by you!
Wow Alison... These are both awesome!! I love the way you colored them!!! Spaghetti Christian is so cool.. with the paper clips it does look like waiters/waitresses order pad!!! And the lace heart with the drippy goo underneath is soooo awesome and quite Goth Gexy!!! Have a wonderful day!!!
Lea said…
Love your cards! They're awesome!
...just Barbara said…
Both are projects are fantastic and you do wonders with those watercolor pencils! Love the red tablecloth paper you found for Christian - it's perfect! :D

Popular posts from this blog

Christmas Package

Hello! This week, the Stampendous Design Team will be sharing projects that fit the theme, "Dear Santa, I've Been Good!" I used the sweet Christmas Package stencil (which frankly, can be used for plenty of other occasions too!), and a scrap I had leftover from the Chevron Stencil. Check out the full tutorial below.



Supplies:
Stampendous: 
DWLL466: Christmas Package
DWLX7026: Chevron Stencil
MGK01: Fall Micro Glitter Kit
MGK02: Christmas Micro Glitter Kit
DWDGP: Gold Embossing Paste
DWDGWP: Glossy White Embossing Paste
DWDPK: Palette Knife
FX71: Sticky Panels

Other: 
My Colors Cardstock: Dare Devil, Parrot
Molotow: 2mm Round Pen in Signal White
EK Success: Corner Rounder
Beacon Adhesives: Zip Dry

Directions:
1. Tape Christmas Package stencil to Dare Devil cardstock. Tape off the bow so that you don't get paste on it. Paste the box with your Palette Knife and Glossy White Embossing Paste. Remove stencil to wash. While the paste is still wet, sprinkle Lime Micro Glitter from the Hal…

Standing in the Clouds with ADfD

Hello! I have a new card with a lovely image from A Day for Daisies to share with you today. The digi is called Standing in the Clouds.

I colored this beauty with Zig Clean Color Markers and a water brush. Here's a close up.

My background was created with the Piasso Stencil from Dreamweaver (available from Stampendous), White VersaColor Ink (from Imagine), a sponge dauber, and Detail White Embossing Enamel. Then I sprayed the background with Sheer Shimmer Spritz in Frost. You'll see that better in the photo below. The entire background looks frosty. My sentiment is from the Soaring Sentiments set. I edged it and my card base with Bahama Blue and Danube Blue Memento Ink, which really matched her jacket perfectly.

See the pretty shimmer? I love the Sheer Shimmer Spritzes, and I encourage you to give them a try. I'll have another project for A Day for Daises soon, and our February challenge will be posted on Friday. Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!

Creamy Cupcake

Hello! This week, the Stampendous team is sharing different projects for birthdays. Who doesn't love to get a birthday card? My card for today is bold and bright!

Supplies:
Stampendous:
FMS4072: Creamy Cupcake Metal Stencil
Pen from any of the Stencil Duos sets

Other:
My Colors Cardstock: Coral Rose
Zig Clean Color Markers: 025, 033, 062, 080
Memories Mist: Blue Martini, Lavender Tea
Imagine: Turquoise Gem Versa Magic, Rose Bud Fireworks! Spray
Canson Watercolor Paper and Mixed Media Paper
Beacon Adheseives: Zip Dry Glue


Directions:
1. Using Canson Mixed Media Paper, tape down the stencil and trace it with the pen from a Stencil Duo set.

2. Take off the stencil and color in the image using the above listed Zig Clean Color Markers.

3. Cut out the cupcake leaving a border around the image.

4. On the watercolor paper, spray the Memories Mist and Fireworks! Spray.

5. Trim dried watercolor paper to 5" x 3 3/4."

6. Create the card base with Coral Rose cardstock cut to 5 1/2" x 8…