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January S&S Hop: Mesh It!

Hello! It's been ages since I've done a Smeared & Smudged hop, and I missed them, so I needed to play along with the latest one. The theme is "Mesh It!" You were to use mesh some how, somewhere on your project. I decided to break out some of my favorite Smeared Ink stamps for this one, so I chose 3 images, from 3 of my favorite collections.

I used one of the Gals from Chicks Dig Guns, the mesh stamp from Quoth the Raven, and "pucker up" from Lil Grumpies. I stamped everything in white, and embossed it all in clear, for dimension.

Here you can see the texture from the powder. I also went in with a white pen, and added additional highlights to the chick.


I distressed the edge of the black cardstock, and inked a bloody red around the edges of the card. Voila! It's done! Simple, but it makes a statement. Basically, you don't wanna piss this chick off!

There's a lot more hopping to be done, so get to it! Here is the full list of hoppers.



Before you go, I need to share this with you. Yetserday was my Birthday. And this morning...I think I got a present from my Mother in Law in heaven...

A beautiful rainbow!!! She always did know what I liked! :) Thank you for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!

Comments

ike said…
Happy Birthday for yesterday. Great rainbow :-)
Love the card. That mesh stamp is cool. Shame about her BJ big knickers though isn't it ??? LoL Glad to see you in the Hop xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Kristina said…
Alison,
Happy Birthday!! Yes that's a beautiful rainbow!
Way cool card! Nice job w/ the highlighting!
Peace,
Kristy
Sharon Sahl said…
I think this gal is definitely gonna get kissed! You used some cool techniques! Belated happy birthday - love your rainbow!
Belated Happy Birthday! Your gift of a rainbow is beautiful :)
FAB card Alison..... love the mesh stamp and you have done a superb job with highlighting on the image :)
well you certainly haven't lost any of IT whilst you've been resting from hopping. Fab card Alison. Happy birthday for yesterday and am loving your special pressie :) H x
Heather said…
Happy belated birthday- love your black and white project- so dramatic!
Oh Alison... I love your card! And the rainbow is such a wonderful surprise for your birthday! Hugs and Sorry it has been so long!
KC said…
awesome rainbow pic! I just love the way you look at things! and your card rocks! I love the black and white and that senti rocks!
Dieverdog said…
Happy birthday! Great to have a rainbow present! Love your no nonsense gal! The distressed edges are perfect for her card! She does make a statement for sure!
monique said…
great card I love the black and white, happy belated birthday
blackdragon said…
Love the white on black Alison... it really packs a punch.
Happy belated birthday....and what a wonderful present.
Keep safe and good to see hopping again love BD x
Ally White Cat said…
Happy belated birthday I hope you had a wonderful one. Your blog is awesome. I have enjoyed your art so much tonight.

susan s.
Jane said…
Happy belated birthday hope you had a great day.
Awesome project
luv Jane xxx

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