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Gold Digger

Hello! I am so excited to share my first card as a Smeared and Smudged Design Team Member! So for this card I created a project that I have been wanting to make for a while. I’ve blogged about the main stamp once before… you can view it HERE. So take a look at what I’ve made this time around…

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I just love the stamp of the woman digging… so many weird creepy things can be made for her. Yeah, ok… maybe she’s gardening…but I just don’t see her doing such a mundane thing! I really want to do a whole series of cards with her. I’ve got several ideas, but I’m open to more! Got any???

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Sorry the photo is a little dark… I was trying to get a shot of the Glimmer Mist. Click on the photo to see it bigger!

So, what’s Smeared and Smudged you ask? It’s a alternative, gothic, retro, crazy cool stamping group! There ain’t no cutsey kittens here (not that I don’t love kittens…)! The group has all sorts of awesome categories, like Vamp Kamp, Oh, the Horror!, Perfect Pinups, and Fairy Fantasy. Interested? Stop by and visit! Join the forums and chat with us! Put up some of your own super cool creations! Smeared and Smudged is a pretty new group, so we are all just starting to get to know each other. Needless to say, I am so honored to be a part of this totally rad new group!

Back to my card for a moment… My lovely lady is from Paper Candy. Letter stamps from Martha Stewart. Paper from Basic Grey, EK Success, and Prima. Cauldron from QuicKutz. I used some Gold Glimmer Mist in the background. She is colored with my Spectracolor colored pencils. Oh! And I used Queen’s Gold embossing powder from Ranger.

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I think that’s about it! Have an awesome day…I’m gonna go and try to make some Holiday cards now!

Comments

Terra said…
This card rocks Alison! I love her, I can think of lots of things she could be doing also, and none of them are gardening! LOL. Thanks for such a fabulous 1st S&S Design Team Card!
This card is great! It made me smile as soon as I saw it.:)

-Laura
Diane said…
You could always do one with her burying her ex... insert evil snide grin LOL Ding dong the bastards gone ! I'm just throwing it out there :D
I must say I do love the card youv'e made, I can think of a few friends that would apperciate that!
Jacqueline said…
LOVE this!! gave me a chuckle! so perfect! Xx
Alyssa S said…
Love it! I think she looks like she's diggin' a grave - maybe her hubby pissed her off one too many times!! Can't wait to see what else you do on this team - it's so up your alley!
Stampvamp said…
OMG!I know exactly what she's doing...she's in the Dirt Room video by Blue October!!! Hells yeah!! Diane...CRACKING ME UPPPPPP!!!!

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