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Ring in the New: Bombshell Stamps January Hump Day Hop!

Happy Hump Day! The last Wednesday of the month is one of my favorite days of every month. Why? Because that means it’s time for the Bombshell Stamps Hump Day Hop! This month I challenged the players to “Ring in the New!” Meaning, they had to have or do something new with their project. A new technique, use a new image, try a new product. It left things very open and I think, very exciting!

I was super inspirited by Bombshell Alaine’s latest tutorial. Check it out in all of it’s awesomeness HERE. As soon as I saw it, I knew that was what I was going to do for my project. So I Pinned it so that I could easily go back to it later. I also used this month’s sketch challenge which you can see HERE. So without any further adieu, here’s what I came up with.

I loved this technique! I used images from Speed Shop, and I think they are such a great choice for doing this type of coloring. I actually have the other car in this set colored up already too! I will reveal it at a later date. ;)

In comparing mine to Alaine’s, I probably should have let more of the black show through. But I still like it. It’s hard to tell, but the chrome was colored with a metallic pencil, so it’s uber shiny.

I changes Kathi’s sketch around just a wee bit….but I know she won’t mind! I was so stoked to realize that I had cardstock from DCWV that perfectly matched my car! I couldn’t believe it! I always color first, then match paper later.

So now I send you off. Off to my dear friend Laura’s blog, where you are sure to see something fabulous. I hope that, if you didn’t get to hop with us this month, you will next month! We would love to have you. Thank you so much for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!

Bombshell Blog: http://bombshellstamps.blogspot.com/
Alison: http://alisonsrandomthoughts.blogspot.com (me!)
Laura: http://craftylittlewoman.blogspot.com/
Alaine: http://missalaineousmosaics.blogspot.com/
Sparkly Mary: http://sparkly-train.blogspot.com
Meredith: www.papercanteen.com
Cheryl: http://inktrap.blogspot.com
Paula: http://heyheypaula-heyheypaula.blogspot.com/
Kelli: http://www.cajunstampingqueen.blogspot.com
Stempelientje: http://stempelientje.blogspot.com/
Glittery Katie: http://ferrishyn-frontier.blogspot.com
Kathi: http://kathstales.blogspot.com

Comments

CraftyMomOf2 said…
Love this Alison!! Gorgeous colors!!! Awesome job on this technique!

Crafty Hugs!
Meredith
ike said…
FABULOUS creation Alison. I'm off to look at that technique :-D xxxx
Laura B said…
Wonderful card! I've definitely got to try this technique soon. I love the colors you used!:)
Cheryl Valadez said…
This is fantastic, Alison! Love how you used Alaine's technique. It gives the car a fabulous retro feel. Hugz, Cheryl
Torrey said…
Super coolio, daddio! Ya know..it almost looks like you did this on a chalkboard. Great use of this technique~

(I'm still sick...so they are hugs from a distance)

Torrey
Kathi said…
Great job using Alaine's technique and putting a spin on it. It looks fantastic.

Your take on the sketch looks fabulous also!
Hey Hey Paula said…
Love what you did with Alaine's technique. I need to try this.
Stempelientje said…
WOW!! I Love it Alison! And totally agree that tutorial of Alaine is definately inspiring! I like to try it when I have been succesful in purchasig white ink!
Mary G. said…
Wow! LOVE it!!! Great job with the coloring!!!! I've really gotta try this!
You definitely mastered this technique. I need to try this for sure.
Alaine said…
Thanks for the shout out on the technique. I have to say you ROCKED it hard!!!! I love the colors you chose!
Celina said…
I think the coloring looks excellent. I'm sure the color is different than if you'd colored on white paper. That car really pops on the black background too.
Steph said…
Fab card! Love the colors you've used.

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