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31 Days of Halloween: Day 2

I cannot even begin to tell you how excited I am about today’s post!!! First it is my 300th post! That alone is cause enough for celebration! And once again, I need to thank Margie for urging me to start this blog! Thanks, Love!!!

Second, I am using a brand spankin’ new digi from a brand spankin’ new company. Strange Skin.

strange skin badge

Strange Skin is super duper important to me because it is my sister Pamela and her boyfriend Jorge’s company. Wanna get inspired for Halloween??? Or really, if you're like me...any ole day of the year, then check their stuff out! It’s amazing! These digis just came out yesterday and they are available for sale ONLY through their shop! Click HERE to visit it! And here is just one of the reasons I love their digis so much! This is my favorite image that they have created so far!


This is the Bride of Frankenstein from their creep-tastic Cameo Collection. Seriously, I am obsessed with this image. I think I may need to hang this card up i my craft room! Here’s a close upso that you can REALLY see how sick she is!


See what I mean??? LOVE. HER. Please click on any of the pictures to see it bigger! She is colored in with my colored pencils. And I gotta say, I give myself a pat on the back for this one. I am thrilled with how it came out. I worked on her for a looong time, but it was SO worth it!


I wanted to give this card an elegant yet creepy feel. So, I went with the Damask print from Basic Grey, and I went with a layout that I thought was simple and understated. But then I started to have even more fun! I stamped those fabulous stitches (Stampers Anonymous) onto pre-distressed cardstock (also Basic Grey), and added the extra strip of cross hatch paper (guess who? Yup, Basic grey again! But they are from all different collections). I added the screw brads (Karen Foster Designs), and Moss green and Prussian Blue ink (Color Box) to the edges of the card. Topped with Judi Kins’ Amazing Glaze in some spots for dimension and shine.


See it in the corner? Love that stuff! Oh! And I distressed the edge of the Cameo with my Edge Distresser from Heidi Swapp. And there you have it. I really love this image, and I hope you visit Strange Skin to see what other sick images they have available. There’s a lot there!!!

And guess what??? If you play along with this month’s Sketch Challenge over at Smeared & Smudged, you have a chance at winning the ENTIRE Cameo Collection!!! That’s 5 amazing digis!!! Ok…Wanna see them all???

Now, after you leave me a little bit o’ love and you visit my Sistah’s shoppe…please visit the rest of the 31 Days Wicked Bloggers! You will find the entire fabulous list on my sidebar! Have an inspiring day!!!


Sugar said…
That is a great image! I will definately be checking out the store!!

Great job!
Sugar said…
Oh and congrats on 300!!!
DonnaMundinger said…
A biig congrats to you on the 300 and to your sis for her fab new shop. Great card and image. Love that stitches stamp too! xxD
Unknown said…
Alison, congrats on 300! Your card is great, as is the image! I wish your sister the best of luck!
Shelley :)
WOW! This is amazing Alison and I too am super glad you entered the BLOG world, I love drooling over your creations!!! So glad your parents weren't stifling, you and your sister are amazing! Look at all that TALENT!
Daniella said…
First, you know your piece is Kick Ass Awesome!! And, I clicked the link for the store and HOLY CROW! The stamps are so sick. They are also well priced!! Fabulous!
KC said…
beautiful card! and such a great image...I love the whole feel of this card! you really made her...come to life:)
I love this stamp set - I've already got my entry in hehehe. You have really spotlighted this so brilliantly. That green !!! really pops it all and highlights that fantastic image.
H x
OMG!!!!!!! That is totally cool! I can't freakin wait to play with her!!!!!!
Steph said…
Love your card, you combined everything together just beautifully! I'm also going to check out your sis' shoppe... love that bride of frank :) And congrats on hitting the big 300!!!
Stitchinwitch said…
Great card, I love that image
Unknown said…
Love it fantastic. Have already visited your sisters shop awesome
Luv Jane xxx
SuzieQ said…
Ok, love her! Going to go check out their shop too. Hope they are very successful. Great job!
Pamdabear said…
Thanks for talking me and Jorge up!! I'm really happy that you love that Bride of Frankenstein so much!

And thanks to everyone who has been checking out our store! Jorge is the one who did the first collections, and really did some amazing things! I can't wait to put my designs up too!

Congrats on your 300 post big sis! <3
~Lady B~ said…
Awesome image and fantastic job displaying it! This is so fab!
ldfdesign said…
love that image!!!! you made the perfect card to display it!!!! wonderful job!!!
Unknown said…
Beautiful and Elegant Sick card,LOL couldn't wait to see the rest of the images. I'm in love with the Merman. :)
Wow! This is so stunningly sick! I love it! Love the papers and stitch stamp too! SO cool!
Thanks for the shout out girl! SO glad you decided to do join blog world and carry on :)
hugs to you!
Anita Bownds said…
wow freakin waesome ,them digi's totally wicked...
Betty Boo! said…
WOW!!!! That is super duper awesome!!! I love it!!

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