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Sk8r Boi- Simply Betty Challenge #1

If you are here to see the latest StampInsanity challenge, for some reason, I can't get it to post above this one. I wrote the SI post days ago, and now it won't post on top! So, please scroll to the next post. Thanks!

I’m stoked! I LOVE Simply Betty stamps, and I am so excited that they finally have their own challenges!!! For this first challenge, it was a photo inspiration. Check it!

How rad are those socks?! Well, when I saw the picture, I instantly knew what I was going to do…because I already had the purrfect Christian colored in! I had done him up a couple of weeks ago. I was stumped on his skateboard, so I asked my niece her opinion (since she was watching me color anyway). She told me to make his board tie dyed. Weird. She is SO not the hippie type! But I went with it! And it came out pretty rad!

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You’ll need to click on my pic to really see his skateboard. And check out the Basic Grey paper I had in my stash! The little strip under Christian’s feet? It’s perfect!

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I used some random stickers for the “Sk8r Boi,” and some teeny puzzle pieces that Kathi gave me. Thanks, Kathi!!! I lurve ‘em!!! I was inspired by the leopard print on Betty’s socks, so I used the puzzle pieces as a (very) loose interpretation of the print.

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Here’s a close up of my stickas!

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The winner of this challenge gets a rubber Miller and London…which is SUCH an awesome prize! London rocks, but there’s something about Miller that just makes me smile! He’s groovy! So, I hope I win!!! But even if I don’t, I have a funky card I made! Have an inspiring day!!!

Comments

Anita Bownds said…
totally rad card Alison love it...hugz Anita
Jennifer said…
Amazing take on the inspiration pic. I love Miller too.
Doodlecraft said…
Great job! Really cool coloring, papers, tie dye skateboard, and love the puzzle pieces! Awesome~!
Daniella said…
This is fabulous!! The whole tye dye thing works so great!! Who is wearing those rad socks???
Love this!! And, London is awesome!!
Eulanda said…
Eerie you have some 6th sense or something to have that image colored like this. hee hee and the skateboard is such a perfect match!! Thanks for joining us for our very 1st challenge at SBS this week. Really looking forward to having you back!!!
Patricia Mae said…
Thats awesome I love his skate board, Good Luck.
Thanks for much for joining us at Simply Betty Challenges, I hope we see you again.
~Patricia
SBC DT
Tracey Feeger said…
Miller is a great boy image and you have done a wonderful job with this card. Thanks for joining us at Simply Betty Challenges. Hope to see you next time.
mwah
Trace
CraftyMomOf3 said…
Loving this girlfriend!!! You totally rocked this challenge!!! Loving it!!!! I love all of the different letters to spell out skater boy! ;)

Crafty Hugs!
Meredith
~Lady B~ said…
Alison! My twisted sister! I love this!!! My favs are the torn, patterned paper and the different letters spelling out "skater boi". fab job! I really love how you designed this card! Keep up the heat!

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