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My Heart and Christmas!

It’s Day 13 of the 31 Days of Halloween!  It’s almost halfway over! Already??? So I have a new Halloween project to share, of course, but in addition, I have 2 more previews for the new Simply Betty Stamps Teen Scene Christmas release.

I am super duper stoked about the Halloween project. I have wanted to start doing this literally, during the last 31 Days of Halloween. And I never found time! Well, now I am hooked, and you may just be seeing a ton more of these. So, I hope you like what I’ve done… I give you…My Heart.

What do you think??? I used the heat from Smeared Ink’s Quoth the Raven, and stamped it in clay (the color is called Translucent…which it is. The light goes thought it beautifully!). I baked it, and then colored it with alcohol inks.

The color is more saturated than it looks here, the other 2 photos are much more true to life, but I wanted you to see that all of the detail in the stamp shows.

Of course, having a plain old heart would never do for me…so I broke out my beading supplies and started to play! I even dug up an “A” and a “G” for my husband and…colored them with alcohol ink too (because the white they were wild have been awful here!) . Ooh, this was fun! Thinking I may need to make some for my Etsy shop. Personalized hearts! This is my type of heart…

On to the Simply Betty Stamps preview! 


Here’s Miller as Scrooge. I chose to go pretty traditional with the colors (surprise!). My paper is all from DCWV.

I colored Miller in with my watercolor markers. He’s very handsome, even though he looks a bit sad.

My sentiment is from Inkadinkado, and I embossed it with Seafoam White powder from Ranger.

Who doesn’t love snowmen?  I think this is a sweet image! Rio has done such a great job with her wintry friend, right? And look, Edgar has come to say hello!

My sentiment here is from StampInsanity. I thought it worked perfectly with this image.

I added some pops of pink, just for that little bit of unexpected that I always go for. The rest of the SBS gals (and GDT Kelli!) have come up with some great projects. Please visit the SBS Blog to see them all!


Steph said…
Oh my gosh that heart necklace is just too cool. I can't beleive all the details that show, how awesome. Love all the extras you've added too.
Your SBS cards are adorable! I love all the layers and beautiful coloring as always :)
DonnaMundinger said…
OMG, that necklace is soooo awesome! The translucent clay is da bomb and the beads and your initials...FABULOUS! Darling images from Betty, too. Super fab coloring and papers. xxD
Kim C said…
love your cards! Really like the coloring
Laura B said…
Beautiful cards! I love the snowman. Oh my goodness I am in love with your heart pendant!!! You definitely need to make some to sell, because I want one!;)
ike said…
WoWza - that necklace is a masterpiece. It has come out just brilliantly - I must try that with a stamp + clay !! Truly AWESOME. The Chrimbo cards are amazing - such wonderful colouring :-) xxxxx
Sugar said…
ooh that heart is amazing! love the xmas cards too!
OMG... I love your heart necklace!!! Wow... that is sooooo awesome!! I want to play now too!! LOL! You have done an amazing job on it and your SBS cards are just perfect!!! I love the DP and your marvelous coloring!!! You Rock!!!!
ldfdesign said…
i love plomyer clay and stamps, i never used alochol inks on it though! that heart is AWESOME! your sbs card is so pretty! great job!
Jane said…
Wow this is awesome love it
Luv Jane xxx
Bonnie said…
Love the new images, your coloring is great
Kristina said…
Wow your heart totally rocks girl!!!!
I love it! You did such a terrific job on beading it up and w/ inking your stamped in clay heart! I think you totally should put that in your Etsy store! Your Christmas cards are so cute and sweet too!
Sharon Sahl said…
What a nice twist on all of those heart pendants! Polymer clay and rubber stamps are wonderful together and love how you used the alcohol inks!
Sammibug said…
Fantastitc cards, Alison! The layout on both is fabulous! Oh, and your heart is amazing, lady!
Susan said…
The holiday cards are wonderful, but I am very interested in your heart.
WHAT A COOL PROJECT!!! what type and brand of clay is it that you used, and how did you cut it so perfectly?
I like working with sculpey.
KC said…
you have such a lovely heart ;) really though I love the necklace! and your Christmas cards are amazing! that Scrooge image is awesome!
jennifer said…
awesome necklace, love it!
callyannc said…
Fantastic job! You are so ready for christmas now! TFS CallyAnn
Scrap Vamp said…
The heart pendant is amazing and cool! Those cards are fabulous, too!
Kathi said…
Wow. Those area all fantastic!
Your heart necklace is stunning! and your Christmas cards are gorgeous!

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