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Santa Claws

Hello! I hope my US friends had a joyful Thanksgiving, and for those overseas, a lovely week! I was quite inspired by this week’s Macabre Monday, as usual…and I came up with an idea that I thought was pretty damn funny!

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As soon as I saw the challenge, I knew what I wanted to do. So I quickly printed out Freddy, one of Strange Skin’s freakin’ amazing images. Then he sat there for a couple of days… Hey! I was sick! Anywho…I finally got to color him in, and I removed his hat and the souls that are usually flying around him…just go to Strange Skin to see what I mean! I made his sweater have a real holiday feel by using traditional red and green, added some sprigs of holly, and of course, that ridiculous foam Santa Hat that I jacked from my kids (Just kidding. I asked them politely first if I could have it. No. Really!)

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Isn’t he festive??? Then of course, I needed to add those fabulous “claw” marks from Smeared Ink, plus some wonderful smudges of Fired Brick Distress Ink.

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I wrote “Santa Claws” all scratchy-like and, as per my sister Pam’s suggestion, I added some Gold Stickles to the letters for some extra holiday cheer. I thought about adding some to my 3 layers of drippy blood at the top, but I thought that was…well…overkill.

I hope I gave you a good laugh with my card! Now I just need to figure out which unsuspecting friend will receive it! If you ask me nice enough…it could be you!!! Now, sing it with me…”1, 2, Freddy’s coming for you…..”

Comments

Shelley said…
That is great! Love Freddie. Have a great day! Shelley
KC said…
this is a great card! I love that strange skin image...that is my favorite set! and I love the santa claws! wow your so good!
LOL! I LOVE this Alison, it's just beyond fantabulous! :D
Thanks so much for joining in with our Nightmare challenge, and good luck :)
PS, if I click Insane on your reaction thingy, you know I mean in a good way, right? :P
Creepy Glowbugg said…
Awesome card! LOVE the sentiment and the authentic scratches.
Thanks for playing along with us at HDH!
~Lady B~ said…
This is so freakin' awesome! I love it!!!
blackdragon said…
Yep... this is SICK....in a good way.... perfect image for Christmas!
You always come up with something really.... no REALLY good..you've done it with this....am i a FRIEND? Just dropping hints..wink-wink...
Thanks for playing along this week Alison with us minions at MM.
Love lynx
DonnaMundinger said…
Awesome, chickie! Ho ho Ho! xxD
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