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August Bombshell Hump Day Hop…and Other Challenges

Greetings fellow Bombshell fanatics! It’s the last Wednesday of the month, so it’s time for another Hump Day Hop! The hop is combined with the ladies over at Gauche Alchemy, so you’re in for a real treat! For my card, I combined not only the Hop Challenge, but the sketch and GDT challenge as well! We got a 3-fer here! Gotta love multi-tasking! So here’s the breakdown…

1. The Hop: Some Like it Hot, Hot, Hot! Inspiration possibilities: the movie "Some like it Hot" and the song "Hot, Hot, Hot"
Summer themes
Flames on the Hot Rod stamps
…and of course Summer colors

2. The Sketch:


3. The Guest Bombshell Challenge: Courtesy BoHo Rose: Burlesque! Put simply, burlesque means "in an upside down style". Burlesque turns social norms head over heels.
Burlesque, performers often create elaborate sets with lush, colorful costumes, mood-appropriate music, and dramatic lighting, and may even include novelty acts, such as fire breathing or contortionists, to enhance the impact of their performance.

Now without any further adieu…


“Haute” ain’t she??? So, I took a play on words with the name Kas had given us for the hop, so I wrote “Haute Stuff” as my sentiment. Yeah. it’s placed in a different spot then where Kathi drew it…but I know she won’t mind! ;} As far as the Burlesque theme goes…well…do you see what she’s wearing? Wouldn’t Dita Von Tesse love this get up? It’s just missing feathers…For some ridiculous reason, I couldn’t find a single black freakin’ feather! Insanity! Especially given my love of boas…but that’s a whole ‘nuther sack of potatoes…


I visited the Crayola Factory with my family last week. A whole gaggle of us went…it was a blast! I finally found the “Multicultural” pencil set that I have been looking for. Don’t even say it…Crayola pencils are awesome! No, I’ll never give up my Spectracolors…but Crayolas are great. Anyway, I used only the Multicultural set for coloring in my Bombshell. I really wanted this set because of the fabulous browns in it, and I think the whole set worked out perfectly here! You’ll also notice that I gussied her up with some Black Diamond Stickles.

August-Hop-3 I stamped out some stars, cut ‘em out and added some flames. What’s hotter then that?


And check out the pattern on my white cardstock (Prism). It’s got a gorgeous sheen and an awesome swirl pattern to it. I thought it was perfect!

Thanks for stopping by! I’m the last stop on the hop so I hope you enjoyed it!!! But in case you’re missing anyone…here’s the entire list:

Gauche Alchemy
Merdrey Chew
Alison (that’s me!)


Unknown said…
Beautiful card Ali!
Anita Bownds said…
that card is totally smokin hot Alison,Crayola pencils are the bomb,you did a fantastic job at colouring her in...hugs Anita
~Lady B~ said…
incredibly haute! great take on the sketch. love the flames you added to the stars. fantabulous!
Maggi said…
The flames added to the stars are awesome!

Happy Hop Day! :)
Jen Shults said…
This is really cool Alison! And she is very sassy! Great job!!
CraftyMomOf3 said…
Alison!! This is deliciously hot!!! Love the Crayolas...that set is awesome!! Your meld of the challenge, burlesque and sketch is amazing. I LOVE your sentiment...totally perfect! She is hubba hubba hot!!

Crafty Hugs!
Stun stun stunning!!! Smokin' card!!!
Alison, I am in love! Totally loving that you did a 3fer!!!!! She is very Haute!!!!!!!!!!! as a matter of fact she is WONDERFULLYAWESOMELYFREAKINGAMAZING!!!!!!!
Unknown said…
Alison, I really like those stars on the side. And my favorite Bombshell to boot. Great inspiration and a wonderful way to end my hopping.
Nicole Maki said…
Flames in stars! OMG! Flames! In! Stars! You are brilliant and I love it.

What an original ass-kicking idea.
joyce rodli said…
I agree, good idea with the flames in the stars
Unknown said…
What a awesome card I agree the flames in the stars was a great idea
Luv Jane xxx
Cheryl Valadez said…
Way to work those challenges! Nothing like killing 3 birds with one shiny, glittery, fabulous!! You card turned out great, Alison! Those stars and flames are genius and your bombshell is literally da' bomb because of your fabulous color-up! Nice work, my friend ;D
yyam said…
Wow! Hot indeed! I love your color combo!:)
Daniella said…
Awesome card, and it's even more awesome that you could use it for mulitple challenges!! You go girl!! Love the red stars!! Bitchin'!!
Alaine said…
Love the stickles!!!! Makes it some gorgeous. And the flames are very cool.
Absolutely Haute Stuff. What a lot of detail went into this card.
This card is awesome, love how youve combinded all 3 challenges FAB !!!!!! xxxx
KarmaCraft said…
Flamin' Fantastic!!! To say nothing of your mad multitasking skills! xx
Alyssa S said…
Freakin' awesome! Love all the little details ;o)
Carmen said…
I adore those stars - what a great idea to add the flames :P
Kathi said…
Yikes! It's totally fabulous in every way! I love your coloring, the way you switched up the sketch, and your take on the Hot/Haute theme.

KC said…
I love the flames in the stars! such a great card!!
" M " said…
beautiful thanks for inspiring! : P

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