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Day 17 of 31 Days and Day 1 of 12 Days???

Yup, you read that title right! I am about to get super confused! I hope that you don’t. Ok. So, as you know I am doing the Smeared & Smudged 31 Days of Halloween. Well, Simply Betty Stamps is starting the 12 Days of Halloween today! I’ll be honest, I don’t think I will be able to do all 12 Days for SBS, but I am doing a bunch. You can get all of the deets on the SBS “Days of” on the SBS Blog.

The S&S 31 Days doesn’t require specific projects, but the SBS 12 Days does. Here’s today’s challenge.

On the first day of Halloween

My true love gave to me

An owl in a rotten oak tree

Not too bad, right? They will get tougher! But here’s what I made for today. See if you can spot the SBS image.

This entire card was made by using Distress Inks…except for that sweet little kitty! And that, my friends, is the SBS image! That little cutie comes with Witchy Wednesday, so if you like the cat, be sure to snag that stamp!

This was a fun card, because I got nice and inky. I stamped the owl first, then the tree, then I started to smudge all of the background colors. Adding the kitty last, which was cut out from a separate piece of paper.

I hope you will try to play along with the Simply Betty Stamps 12 Days of Halloween. And I hope that you will hop along to the rest of the Wicked Bloggers, listed in my sidebar. Thank you for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!

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ike said…
Love the colours of the background on this one and such a sweeeeeeet lil' kitty. Awesome tree stamp. :-) xxxx
KristyLee said…
Awesome card, love all the distressing you have done to it! Yes, love that cute kitty, and that cool looking owl too! Great job!
Sugar said…
you are great at the inking girl! love this.. cuuute kitteh!
Wow... Alison... You are amazing!! This is an awesome card for starters... I don't think I will be able to do all of SBS 12 days of Halloween; but I think I would like to play along with some of them!?! See you tomorrow!!
Laura B said…
Love your card! That tree looks awesome!:)
Monique's art said…
awesome love the tree stamp great card
DonnaMundinger said…
Awww, sweet kitty! Love the rest of the fabulous card too! xxD
Susan said…
Terrific tree!!! great project, and glad to see the owl and the pussy cat aren't fighting :)
Unknown said…
Love your card the tree looks fantastic the kitty is cute
Luv Jane xxx
Kathi said…
Wonderful autumn colors and a very cute kitty!
Sharon Sahl said…
I may need a refresher in Distress Inks as I saw all of the discussion today - haven't used them much but you all seem addicted and this card shows me why. Just lovely colors and technique!
Steph said…
Great card, love that background yo've created. That kitty better watch out for that owl.
Scrap Vamp said…
Beautiful card! Love the tree and owl! The kitty is such a cute touch!
DK Spins said…
Such a cute card, love the colors of the background. Love it!
Rebecca said…
this is beyond fab! love the kitty :-) and that owl! And the tree :-) okay - its offical, I love the whole thing!
Gorgeous colours Alison! and great stamps.

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