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Snowglobe Grumpie: Day 2 of 12 Days of Christmas

Greetings on this lovely Friday! I still cannot believe that is the last month of the year! Today I bring you my second card for the Smeared & Smudged 12 Days of Christmas. And not only is is Smeared Ink Day (where we are challenged to use only Smeared Ink Stamps on your projects), but Friday is also my day to show off some of the sick and twisted goodness that is Smeared Ink.  So, on to the goods…


Ok, I didn’t use only Smeared Ink stamps…but I used two! The adorable Grumpie and sentiment is from the Lil Grumpies set, and the snowglobe is from Inkadinkado. I have had it forever, and I love putting all sorts of things in it. You may just see it again this month!


I stamped the snowglobe first, then tried to get the Grumpie to sit on the base of the globe. It’s not easy! But, I think he’s fine where he is. I then embossed the globe with glitter powder for the globe itself, and gold for the base. Then I colored the Grumpie in with colored pencils. Phoenix told me to make him blue…so blue it is!


I used my Martha Stewart cracked edge border and corner punches for the side and I embossed more glitter powder on to the blue cardstock.


Here you can see the glitter better, as well as the pretty sheen on the metallic gold cardstock that I used. Oh! And I inked the edge of my card with grey ink, which really added a lot to the final look of the card.

Please be sure to visit the rest of the Jolly Bloggers, posted on my sidebar. I am so looking forward to what everyone has been cooking up! Especially Alex, who has teased us that her project for today is gonna be rad! I’m off to go and see!!! Have an inspiring day!!!


DonnaMundinger said…
Hee Hee Hee! He looks so cute in there! LOVE this! xxD
Carol said…
TOO Cute! Love the grumpie stamp! thank you for sharing
Alex said…
Alison- this is fabulous!!!!! I love the snowglobe and blue is wonderful!!! Thanks for the shout out, LOL!
deniserows said…
ahoy..i've never actually seen the MS edger done this way. very effective
Jane said…
I love this a snow globe ans a grumpie what more can you want
Luv Jane xxx
TMCPhoto said…
what a great combination of stamps. I'm a sucker for blue for the holidays
KC said…
this is to cute! I love that snow globe! I may have to invest! thanks for the great ideas!
Steph said…
Ha love it! Now I need a snow globe stamp, ack. So if he's watching does he know if we've been bad or good? btw that glitter powder rocks.
Love him and the sentiment is so perfect. I've always loved snow globes ---never thought of the inhabitants keeping an eye on me. TFS, Paula
DK Spins said…
He's freakin adorable in the snow globe! I love all the glitter embossing powder, it's perfect in blue.
ldfdesign said…
the grumpie in the globe is great!!!!! wonderful job! love all the emboss/glitter!
An Inky Addict said…
Cutest ever!!! Awesome job!

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