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Bombshell Stamps Blog Hop!

I am so excited to be in my very first Bombshell Stamps Blog Hop! I am so lovin’ these stamps. They are a blast to color in, and some of you may already know, I have always loved pin-up art! So, let’s get right to it! Here was the challenge Kas gave us:

Pretty In Pink – use pink, pastel, or spring inspired projects.
Doesn’t sound like your “cup of tea” How about an 80’s inspired project…
A lot of different ways that this can be taken…it’s up to you to do your magic.
Need some more ideas? Check out some great quotes from the movie.

And here is the prize that’s up for grabs!


So I decided to go with an 80’s theme. I loved the 80’s! The big hair, the crazy makeup, the wacky clothes… ahh, memories!


I used the Bombshell Angel image for this card. I think she’s so cool. And I think she’s lookin’ like she’s straight outta 1987 don’tcha think??? Here’s a close up:


I used a lot of different markers from Sakura for this project. I drew on bright green fishnets (who wouldn’t want a pair of those???), gave her bustier a fab hot pink glow, drew on a smattering of bangles, some crazy necklaces and lots o’ blue eyeshadow! But let’s not forget her skirt! I used a piece of wired sheer ribbon (leftover from my wedding!). I scrunched one side of the ribbon and tightened up the wire, and left the other side as is. This created a fabulously full skirt! Doesn’t she look like she’s dancing? Hmmm…I think she may just be rockin’ out to Madonna! It’s too bad the sheerness doesn’t come out in the photo too well. It looks pretty cool to see her fishnets through the skirt!


Here’s a close up of what my girl is sayin’ (and yes, I still say “rad!” to this day!!!). I wanted you to see the multi colored embossing glitter I used. See the rainbow effect? Click on any of the pics to see them bigger.

I think this challenge was totally dope! Now if you’ll excuse me… I’m gonna go and listen to some New Kids on the Block! Enjoy the rest of the hop!!!


Leigh Ann Baird said…
Alison, I adore this card! I was lucky to have my teen years in the 80's ( I turned 18 in 1990--amazing since I'm only 29 now). I had blond bangs for my Duran Duran phase, dyed my hair black for a Motley Crue concert, wore spandex pants to school--I wore solid black and my bff wore her zebra striped pair! LOL Can you imagine? I met Ozzy Osbourne in 1986 backstage at his concert where METALLICA opened for him! The 80's were awesome and your card brings all that back! And yes, I wore a bustier once! LOL
Danielle said…
OMG! THAT is insane it is so bitchin'. I LOVE the dimension you got with the skirt. DOPE, for sure!! HOT!
Barb said…
LOVE this, Alison! Great representation of the eighties, baby :) And NKOTB... seriously, I almost spewed my coffee over my screen ;)
Kathi said…
Wow. That skirt is totally awesome. I love all the 80s touches, from the color of her eyeshadow, to the hot pink, to the sentiment.

Great card!
Cheryl Valadez said…
Like, oh my gawd, your card is totally awesome, for sure! Hahaha! One glance at your amazing card and I am right back in high school again! You nailed the outfit to a tee! Love all of the bright details you added and that skirt is pure fashion genuis. It actually adds movement to your card! This card is wicked awesome ;D
WOWZA Alison! GREAT JOB. Its like Batman meets Pinup girl lol. SOO Cute! Thanks for sharing I can not wait to get ahold of some Bombshell stamps :)
Nicole Maki said…
This is totally tubular.


The 80s rocked and you captured the essence of the age so well in this piece. I love that the ribbon was from your wedding - it's touches like that that really make a card special.
MrsETaylor said…
Alison, that skirt is beyond sweet. Love Love LOVE IT!!!!
Jodie said…
Wonderful card Alison, love the fabric!
Alyssa S said…
Love it! So funny - you have to love the eighties! Your little chickadee's skirt is fabulous!!
This is great! I love her skirt and fishnets!

OMG, this is freaking RAD!!! I love the skirt, and you totally personalized the card!
Kim Wilson said…
Omg Alison I LOVE this card :) It is so great! I love the 80s lol great music ha ha!

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