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Birthday Teens Release Day and Day 1 of S&S’s Bloody Valentine Hop

It’s a big day today! Not only is the Simply B Stamps Birthday Teen collection finally getting released for your retail thereputical pleasure, but it’s also Day 1 of the Smeared & Smudged Bloody Valentine Hop. Let’s start with the SBS release, as I can’t wait any longer to show it to you!

It’s Lily Munster! It’s Betty as Lily Munster! Call her whatever you want, she’s awesome!!!I love, love, love everything about this image. Coloring her was a blast! And have I mentioned how I want to own that dress for myself?!

This photo shows the colors closer to what they are in real life. You can see I used my dynamic duo of markers (watercolors and Copics), along with a bit of chalk for the edges.  I also used chalk (and Martha Stewart cupcake stencils) for my background.

I broke out one of my favorite punches (gotta love spiderwebs…even if I don’t love spiders!), and I used a sentiment from Create with TLC. Don’t you just love her…and really this entire collection? If you’ve missed any of the images, I’ve been previewing them all week, so feel free to check out my older posts.
And now, on to the Bloody Valentine Hop! This is a 3 Day hop, meaning, that for the next 3 days, each of the bloggers in the hop will have a new project! A new, bloody Valentine project! For my first, I started off with an image from Strange Skin. The image is from the Conversation Hearts collection.

I made a bloody, goopy, heart pin! I printed the image on to cardstock, colored it with watercolor markers (using shades of red and a blue), and then I used a shit-ton of Glossy Accents on top. But I made sure to not cover it completely, or evenly. I wanted it a bit drippy.

Look at that delicious shine! I then attached the heart to chipboard and added a pin back. Ready to wear!!!
Now off with you! Off you go (after you leave me some love!). Pop on over to the SBS Blog to see what the rest of the gals dreamed up for Betty Munster. And below is the entire hop list for the S&S Bloody Valentine Hop. Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!
Alison (me!)


Sharon Sahl said…
So cool, Alison! It looks really thick but the image shows up great! Very creative bloody valentine!
Laura B said…
Love the Lily(Betty) Munster image! Great card! Your drippy heart is too cool, too.:)
Tori said…
Love the drippy effect you created with the glossy accents!

monique said…
Love the Lily Munster Image, great colouring and I looooove the heart, that is so bloody valentine
Happycrafter said…
what a cute card! and oh my goodness just LOVE LOVE LOVE that heart, so gooey! Shell x
MaRyKaY said…
wow narly. ahah. I just love those simply betty stamps. bout as cute I as I will allow myself to get. enjoy the 2 I won. Still need to enter a challenge with um though.

That heart is totally cool. dont ya just love glossy accents? I always load it on myself too. I'd use it on everything if it didnt cost so damn much..
That pin would look great with my collection. great gooey goodness
~Lady B~ said…
Your SBS card is colored beautifully! You totally vibe with those images! I adore the pin you made with the strange skin digi. It looks sick and gruesome in a good way! Brilliantly crafted!
Sugar said…
cuuute card! fantabulous heart! awesome projects
Beautiful colouring on your SBS card :) and your heart pin is deliciously gooey and squishy looking :)
Kristina said…
Dang girl!! I so LOVE your gooey heart! That turned out so FABBY!! I want it!! ;)
You are a great color'er! I love how you colored your image on your card! Awesome card, great ebllies! You have done wonderful today, I cant wait to see whats in store for all of us tomorrow!!
Hi Alison, I adore your colouring of Lily, you always manage to bring these images to life. The whole card rocks.
Your pin - well what can I say? AWEsome
...just Barbara said…
What a brilliant idea to use the cake stencils in the background - love it! Great colors too and I adore you heart pen! :D
Susan said…
love both of your wonderful creations Alison! That card is beautiful, especially the colors of her dress :)

That pin is waay unique and definitely glossy!
Julia said…
Great work, love the pin!
ike said…
Lovely goopy heart - this would be a blast to wear in public :-D xxxxxxx
Steph said…
Beautiful card, love the coloring and all the webs. The heart pin is the perfect accessory! Love the goopy bits and drips :)
Pamdabear said…
Holy crap, sister! i love what you did with Jorge's digi! I looks f***ing rad! I love your face!! <3 <3 <3
KC said…
I just love Lily Munster and your card is awesome! and that heart is so freakin cool!
silvia said…
Super cool heart!! Love the Lilly card!
ldfdesign said…
lily monster looks fab! love the background. your heart is amazing, it's so shinny!
Micki said…
wholly cow, that pin is awesome!!!!! I'm so behind on my Reader but when that popped up, I HAD to stop in. Awesome!


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