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August Bombshell Stamps Hump Day Hop: Put Me in the Movies

It’s the last Wednesday of the month (I wanna know who stole my Summer!), so that means it’s time for Bombshell Stamps’ Hump Day Hop! We have 13 fabulous ladies joining in this month. I am really looking forward to seeing what everyone has created.

Here’s the theme I came up with for this month. "Put Me in the Movies." Take a movie, and/or movie poster, and use it to inspire your Bombshell Stamps project! Any of your stamp sets will work. And, you can make anything you want.

One of my latest Bombshell sets is Retro Cowgirl. And I haven’t gotten to use it nearly as much as I’d have like to yet, so I knew I wanted to go with a Western flick. Now, I don’t watch Westerns, but of course I know some of the titles. And while looking at the Retro Cowgirls, I thought of “Annie Get Your Gun.” Purrrfect! So I searched for the right movie poster, hoping I could find something I could work with.


This poster was exactly what I wanted! Here’s what I came up with.

How great is this Bombshell??? I found the movie’s title and poster just by doing a quick Google search. I printed out the title that I liked (love that font!) and cut it out. Then I started to work on my Bombshell.

I colored her using my markers, in colors that were close to the poster I chose. I cut out the target with my Coluzzle. I have a fabulous wood grain stamp that I inked with Versa Mark, and then I chalked over the image from brown to blue, to again, mimic the poster. I hope you can see the wood grain. You can click on any of my pictures to see them bigger.

Since my cowgirl isn’t holding her guns up, and let’s face it…I couldn’t really do this poster without any guns, I added the guns that are also in the Retro Cowgirl set. And that was that. What do you think???

Here is the complete list of hoppers. Be sure to leave us all some love! We really enjoy the feedback!

Bombshell Blog:
Alison: (me!)
Mary G.:
Sparkly Engineer:
Celina Anthony:
Glittery Katie:

Tomorrow I will be sharing my tutorial on coloring with watercolor markers. It will be here and at the Simply Betty Stamps Blog. I do hope you will join me! It’s also a new Desert Islands Crafters Challenge, so my coloring project will wind up on a card using the latest Itinerary. Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!


Laura B said…
This is great, Alison! Looks awesome.:) Can't wait for your tutorial.
CraftyMomOf2 said…
Love LOVE Alison!!! I've never seen the movie but you have done this creation just BEAUTIFULLY!! Love the poster!! Your target is great, your coloring is gorgeous and I love how you used the font from the original poster! Super fabulous!!

Alex said…
WOW- Alison, this is PERFECT!!! Love it.
Celina said…
What a great looking card. You captured that poster perfectly! Thanks for the comment on my blog and you can find my custom ponies at
Absolutely Totally Kewl! Your Bombshell so goes with your movie poster. Luv it!
This is absolutely awesome Alison! I love the images that you used! My wishlist certainly is growing! Wow! Your coloring is awesome! Have a wonderful rest of the week!
Mary G. said…
Oh, I LOVE this!!! The image is perfect for this and the bull's eye is such a fun element! GREAT job!!!
Kelli said…
That is total awesomeness!!! I love it!! Retro Cowgirls is a great set!!!

Oh yeah, got the poster at FYE!!
Alaine said…
I love your Annie. You have recreated this perfectly! Amazing. The woodgrain is so cool! Great Job.
Kathi said…
It's perfect.Dead, solid, perfect. LOVE it!

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