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Smeared & Smudged Member Blog Hop!

To check out my StampInsanity post for today (and you really should!) please click HERE. Thanks! Now on to the hop!

Today Smeared & Smudged has a member wide blog hop going on, and they always prove to be creep-tastic! Our theme this time around is Orange! Not a color I tend to work with too often, but I really went for it this time! So much so, that I am also entering it into Macabre Monday’s Monochrome Monstrosities challenge as well!

Orange-Hop-1 How’s that for Orange??? Even the cardstock I stamped on is called Iced Orange (Prism)! I broke out my Smeared Ink Lil Grumpies set, because I haven’t played with them for a while and they were starting to get mad at me.

Orange-Hop-2 He’s stamped in Chestnut Roan (Color Box) and colored with my Spectracolor Design and Prisma pencils. I think he turned out fabulous! Coloring these guys is just so much fun!

I added a wee bit of dimension with some leftover paper that I had embossed a while ago with those fabulous swirls. A little more ink, a lotta glue, and voila! Orange, orange and more orange!

Orange-Hop-3 Now hop along! Please make sure to visit all of the stops along the way. Otherwise, you’ll be missing some amazing art! Have an inspiring day!!!

Alison (me!)
Black Dragon
Lady Brayton

PS: It's time to vote! Head over to Smeared Ink and vote for your favorite Metal Mish Mash! Hopefully you'll vote for me! (hint...I'm #2!)


Shelley said…
Hi Ali! Grumpy looks awesome in orange. Have a great day!
Kelli said…
Ladybird, that is totally orangetastic! LOVE IT! my grumpies get mad quite often!!! So I just have to ink em up and they feel better!!! lol awesome job!
blackdragon said…
Thanks for sharing with us at MM this week.... got that bit done first!Alison, this grumpie is perfect! I'm not good at shading orange but you've done a brilliant job.
Fantastic work as always.... its an honour to be on the same team as you.
love lynx
Danielle said…
Delicious!!! I just want to pet him! Love the embossed paper, and your coloring is to fabulous. Bitchin!!
CraftyMomOf2 said…
your coloring is AMAZING!!! damn i love those colored pencils!! gorgeous gorgeous and SO ridiculously fun!!

hehehe...he's so cute...

Alex said…
Look at you totally ROCKIN' the orange! WOW GIRL! Love, love, LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE it!!!!
Jane said…
I just love your orange grumpie it is fantastic
Luv Jane xxx
Lynette said…
Cute lil orange grumpie. Your coloring is fantastic.
Steph said…
Wow, I wanna color just like you! Cute card, I'm gonna have to break down and get me some grumpies :)
Orange is definately a colour you should use more of. This is amazing. But then I would expect nowt less from you
H xx
~Lady B~ said…
The grumpie looks great in orange! You did such a fabulous job! I am honored to have you as one of my creative friends!
ldfdesign said…
love your coloring!! the grumpie is so cute!
KC said…
i love these little guys....such a great card!
Kathi said…
He's so fabulous all in orange. Great card!
Alyssa S said…
Gorgeous coloring!!! Wow! You do amazing things with those pencils :o)
Sugar said…
Love the grumpies too! We DID have the same idea!! You rock!
DonnaMundinger said…
Love him in orange! Thanks for joining us for MM at HDH! xxD
Love the grumpies, and he looks wonderfully ticked off in orange ;) Thanks very much for joining us at HDH, I still haven't done the S&S blog hop, but it is on my list of things to do :)

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