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Smeared and Smudged Blog Hop

Welcome to the very first Smeared and Smudged Blog Hop! We have some amazing talent throughout this entire hop, so please try to take a peek at everyone’s rad creations!

My wonderful friend Donna sent me a couple stamped images from the Kraftin’ Kimmie collection that she knows I covet. I know! It was so sweet of her! This is Drucilla. I had the best time coloring this crazy chic in! Take a looksy!


I so love her! Her voodoo doll reminded me of Lilo’s doll Smudge from Lilo and Stitch. So I had to color this doll using similar colors. I colored the rest of the image after I used the doll as a jumping off point. Here’s a close-up.:


I colored the whole image using colored pencils and then I chalked the edges. Lotsa “smudging” goin’ on here! Ain’t she crazy and cute? Please click on the pics to see them bigger. I tried to add a lot of dimension with the colors I chose. Look at her eyes! I used some blue in them to make them rounder and look whiter!


Here’s the inside. Nothing crazy. The sentiment speaks volumes I think! “A Girl’s Gotta Do What a Girl’s Gotta Do!” ‘Nuff said!

I really need to get my paws on some of these stamps. There’s a few I really love, and this is one of them. I want to color her in so many different ways!


I needed to go wacky with the patterns. Bright colors, and patterns that you wouldn’t necessarily think work together… but here, they do! This card is a bit more lighthearted than what I usually do for Smeared and Smudged, but I think it totally works for our group! She’s pretty twisted, like many of us are (me included!)!

So, hop along now! Below is the list of all the blogs to visit. Maybe you’ll be inspired to join our crazy and fab group! Enjoy the hop! Peace, Love, and Vampires!

1. Meredith
2. Kathi
3. Kim
4. Alex
5. Kelli
6. Monica
7. Alison (that’s me!)
8. Amberlee
9. Black Dragon
10. Steph
11. Michelle
12. Kas
13. Kymberly
14. Kymberly
15. Kymberly
16. Keely
17. Lisa
18. Lynda
19. Sarah
20. Jean
21. Terra

PS: I also wanted to put this card in for Macabre Monday's latest challenge: Teen Angst! I think she SO works for that, don't you???


Barb said…
Oh how I love Drucilla! Your coloring is fab and the sentiment made me giggle ;)
Erica said…
This is my new favorite card! I love the coloring and all the bright paper. I love the corner punch and the sponging! Perfection!
Unknown said…
Beautiful card Alison. I love the colors you used for the card. Very purdy.
YES! She SOOOOOOOOOOOO works for teen angst! Awesome card- of course :)
Oooo! Love it! Beautiful colors and papers! Drucilla is such a sassy beauty, and you really brought her to life, Alison :)
TFS! hugs, margie
Jennifer said…
Too cute, Alison!
Unknown said…
That is the cutest card ever! I love the sentiment and the voodoo doll--awesome!
Unknown said…
She is SO Lilo and Stitch!! One of my kids faves, and you did it up to perfection! Your coloring is fabulous :) I think I need some of those images too LOL
Alyssa S said…
She's great! This is fabulous! Your coloring of her is amazing!
I love Drucilla too...and I have a dirty little secret - I've had her for a couple of months and have yet to ink her up. I know...I can't believe it either! Too many stamps and too little time! lol
angiesuez said…
You are the coloring queen!!! This is a fab card!
blackdragon said…
Yep we're all twisted... but isn't it great?!
Awesome card... great colours and wacky papers.

Unknown said…
Oh I am so glad you coloured her Ali!!! She is AMAZING I knew that she was perfect for you!! AND you have coloured her perfectly...and those papers are just perfect!!! YOU ROCK!!!! ...It's the PERFECT card! ....And definitely one of my favs! Xx
Leigh Ann Baird said…
Your coloring rocks! I love the card and the image is fantastic!
Kathi said…
Great coloring. Great image. Great patterned paper choice. Great design.

I totally love that image and MUST get it. It ain't just teen angst either. There are bwitches everywhere, so everyone needs a Voodoo doll.

Just sayin'. *evil grin*
ellepaulette said…
Awesome card! Way too cute!! :)
Kim Wilson said…
Love that image!!! What a great card!!! :)
StampitCrazy said…
Very cute card, Love all the bright colors going on ...
Randi said…
Super cute Alison!! I love this KK image with the voodoo dollie!! Beautiful coloring!!

Thanks for your sweet comments. I love them! Email me your address so I can send you a RAK *wink*.
Cheryl Valadez said…
Drucilla is one of my absolute faves!! You've given her life with your awesome card! Love, love, love what you did with the eyes ;D
Linda aka Oz said…
Was drooling all over the KK stamps just the other day. Your card is fantastic.
Beth said…
OMG! I LOVE this! You did a fantastic job with this awesome image!! I completely LOVE this one! You utterly killed it- AWESOME!! xx
Keely Livings said…
Love this card! That image is just perfect.

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