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Macabre Monday #53: Pink on the Brink

This week’s Macabre Monday challenge totally inspired me. My little family of 4 got our pictures taken a couple weeks back and I had purchased those cheapo $1 frames from Michaels so that I could create some cool gifts for the Grandparents. Well, this week’s challenge over at HDH asked us to use pink in a sinister way. Well, take a peek at Rhiannon’s snazzy duds and what I did to funkyify my frame.

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The Girl refused to smile for even one picture…but I gotta say, she’s pretty damn cute anyway! So I painted the wood frame fuchsia and then dug out this teeny skull and crossbones (Lost Coast Design) Dani had given me a while back and stamped it all over with Pigment Ink. I also added the “Hey Pumpkin” sentiment from Cosmo Cricket. I embossed all of that in clear.

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Then, I dry brushed some metallic white acrylic paint over the whole thing to glam it up a bit. But it needed something else…

Pink-on-the-Brink-2I looked up from my workspace and noticed a jar of misc. buttons. And in it was this crazy skull! PERFECT! Also in the jar were the little pink hearts which I made into a bow and topped it off with that fabulous silver star button. But it still needed something…

Pink-on-the-Brink-4So I found (after much digging) a bottle of faux snow. Slapped it on, and drizzled some black seed beads on to the white goop. Finished! I think it’s rockin’ and totally adorable! Just like my Rhi Bear. And I am happy to say that is is standing proud in my Mom’s living room already. Now I just have to figure out what to do for my Mother in law…she’s definitely not into skulls like my mom is! Have an inspiring day!

Comments

Danielle said…
Who ever gets this will be lucky for sure!!! The frame is gorgeous, but it's what's inside that is the real prize!!!

She is beautiful!! And growing up so fast!!! Holy Moly! Just perfect in every way!!!
Jennifer said…
Too Cute Ali, Your daughter is getting so big. She is adorable. TFS!
This is AWESOME, I love that the frame matches her outfit and that both of them have skulls on!
Thanks for joining in with our Pink on the Brink challenge at HDH this week, and good luck!
ladybrayton71 said…
Beautiful project and beautiful little girl!
CraftyMomOf2 said…
That is RIDICULOUSLY adorable!!! Sooooooooo sweet, so sassy and SO delicious!!! What a gem...

xoxo
Meredith
DonnaMundinger said…
OMG, she's PRECIOUS!!! LOVE her outfit and the frame is just perfect! Thanks for joining us for Pink on the Brink at HDH. xxD
lachsekatze said…
Oh you're lucky to have a mother who loves skulls. This frame rocks.
BeeBeebabs said…
Very nice frame you did a nice job tfs!!!
blackdragon said…
WOW.... the frame and your daughter are beautiful Alison.... thanks for sharing with us at MM.... i also adore her outfit... my little ones have skull tops.... my nan hates them!
love lynx
Barb said…
Such an adorable girl, and what better way to showcase her cuteness than in this awesome frame?!! Thanks so much for playing along with Macabre Monday!

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