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Wreck the Halls! SBS Day 4 of the 12 Days of Christmas

Hello! Today I have a card that made it’s bloggy debut last night on the Simply B Stamps Blog. It’s for her own 12 Days of Christmas. Today is Wreck the Halls. And there is a lovely little ditty on the blog to give you inspiration. I used a bee-u-ti-ful new image called Oval Portrait from the Steampunk collections. Can I just say, I NEED her dress!

Now, I am pretty sure that she wasn’t intended to be a Christmas image. But I thought the flowers on the side looked kinda like poinsettias, and the daffodils could easily be paperwhites, since they are in the same family…and paperwhites are often grown indoors at Christmastime. See what happens when you work in a nursery for 7 and a half years? I mean, that was many, many moons ago…but I have retained a lot of that info. But I digress…

Couldn’t you just imagine this being a huge portrait hanging in the Great Hall? I just love the skull at the bottom and the bones at the top. I think I may blow this up really huge and actually use acrylic paints on it…because it’s just a stunning image.

I hope you will stop by the SBS Blog to see what other hall-wreckin’ creations are on display. Won’t you join in on the fun too? All of the deets are on the blog, of course! Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!


Maria Stanley said…
She IS STUNNING. I love all your stuff but this is my fave! :)
Sugar said…
oooh that IS a beautiful image! love!
Rosa Witten said…
This is GORGEOUS! It totally looks Christmas-ie to me too.
love this image Alison and your version is so special
Sharon Sahl said…
Gorgeous! Stunning! WOW!
ike said…
WoWza - Gobsmackingly AWESOME. I adore this xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Kathi said…
Totally fabulous! I love that image and how you colored it. And yes, I could see it huge and in an intensely gothic frame, hung over a fireplace in a gorgeous Victorian home in Garden City!
OMGoodness... This is so gorgeous!!! I agree that dress is awesome!!! I love your coloring and the layout!!! Hugs!!!

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