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Smeared Ink New Release Blog Hop

I am so excited to share my latest card with you! It’s from one of three fabulous new rubber stamp sets from Smeared Ink. Would you like a peek at all three sets? Of course you would!

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This first set is The Symbology of Angels. Isn’t it fabulous???

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The second set is called Teen Style Backgrounds. Check out the kicks! Gotta love that stamp!

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And this third set is Teen Style Sayings. Some of these phrases are so cool! I love “Epic Fail” and “Rad” the best! Please click on any of the images to see them bigger.

So the Design Team was given the fabulous “Praise Angel” to use. I love this image. I can see myself using him quite often, in a lot of different ways. This first time, I went pretty spiritual…

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This was one of those cards that I had a vision for…and was actually able to execute it perfectly. I was worried that I wouldn’t be able to find the right cream colored paper, but the Black and Creme collection from DCWV was just what I needed!

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This fabulous angel was colored in with colored pencils (his body), metallic acrylic paint (his wings), and Twinkle H20’s (his…uh…garment ;} ). I wanted the paper to look like rays coming out of him…beams of light. I really wanted the monochromatic thing here too… I thought it would make the image softer, and more, well, spiritual, as opposed to being wicked (which I am totally gonna do one day!).

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Here you can see the luster on the wings and his bit ‘o fabric. The champagne colored paint I used for his wings is the perfect shade for an angel! I had stamped him on white cardstock, then distressed the edges with Antique Linen Distress Ink. It worked out to be the exact shade of the DCWV cardstock. I also pop dotted him, to give him some more oomph.

So, how would YOU color him? What kind of look would he be sporting if you stamped out the Praise Angel? Would you like to see more before you decide? Then hop on to the rest of the Smeared & Smudged Design Team. I know there is going to be a ton of amazing inspiration! Then, make sure you pick up at least one of these rockin’ new stamp sets for yourself! Click HERE to go right to the Smeared Ink shop! Have an inspiring day!

Terra ~ Tori ~ Alison (that's me!)~ Kelli ~ Jean ~ Sarah

Danielle ~ Black Dragon ~ Lady Brayton ~ Meredith

Comments

Mrs Weyremaster said…
WOW you card is brilliant, and i love these new stamps, probably a good thing i've not got any money, cos i'd have a hard choice deciding which to get lol:)
Really love your card, can't wait to see your other interpretations of this image.
Suzi
xxx
CraftyMomOf2 said…
Alison - this is unbelievable. You achieved everything you described...I love the monochromatic tones, the coloring, and the way Praise is represented. Just fabulous!
This is a beautiful card, I love how you made the rays!:)

hugs,
Laura
Leigh Ann Baird said…
Wow! I love how this turned out and I'm a huge fan of rays! I would totally go wicked with this one and can't wait to see your wicked version.
Erica said…
I love it! The sentiment is perfect and the rays in the background is really great. Lovely!
Danielle said…
Beautiful Alison!! Your piece is awesome!! Top notch work!!
jane said…
Your card is beautiful
Luv Jane xxx
blackdragon said…
Alison this is perfect.... we tried for the same 'feel' but you achieved it much better than i did.... this is truely beautiful.
lynx
Beth said…
AWEsome!!! Really cool, Alison!!
ladybrayton71 said…
This is so incredibly awesome. Very elegant, serene. I love the rays eminating from the angel!
Alex said…
I love the rays you created with the paper and his wings are FABULOUS!! Just a beautiful creation!
Kathi said…
OK. You rocked this. I love the monochromatic color scheme and the patterned paper "rays". Very, very cool and serene feel to the piece. Excellent work.
tori said…
Alison, he's beautiful! I love how you used the paper for the rays and I live the colors! Can't wait to see his darker twin too ;)
Alyssa S said…
Too cool! Love how you always show the shimmer ;o) Can't wait to see the darker piece!
Terra said…
Alison, I adore this card!!! I love the subtle coloring and the rays of light coming from in front of him, it's marvelous! Thank you so much for sharing it with us :)

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