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May Bombshell Hump Day Hop: Celebrations of May!

Hello! It's the last Wednesday of the month, so that means it's time for the latest Bombshell Stamps Hump Day Hop! This month, the theme I gave was "Celebrations of May." There are a lot of fun, interesting, and sometimes bizarre holidays in the month of May, so we had to pick one, and create a project based on it. So what did I do? It was May 22nd, and I had yet to pick a holiday. I just didn't have one that jumped out at me. Turns out, that May 222nd is World Goth Day. How did I not know about this holiday?!?!?!? I am ashamed to admit it, actually. But anyway, their catch phrase is "Get your goth on." So, of course I took it and ran.

I used Pirate's Life and Sugar Skulls for this card. Both sets are perfect for a goth-y type project. I jazzed up the pirate gal with a few armbands, purple hair and red eyeshadow. Which, since I've colored her, I have really been in the mood to wear. I may need to break it out and smear some on. Yes, I really do have red eyeshadow.

I colored my Bombshell with mostly watercolor markers. I used Copics for her skin.My sentiment was stamped using a Just Rite alpha stamp. And my Sugar Skulls were clear embossed. I wanted to bleach them on to the paper, but for some reason, my black paper wouldn't bleach out! Go figure.

I distressed the edges of the black paper, and of course, I needed to add some staples for hardware. Now it's time for you to hop along! Here is the full list of participants in today's hop.


Enjoy the hop! I will be back later with a new image from SBS! Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!

Comments

Kathi said…
Looks fabulous! I'm not so sure about red eyeshadow on real people though.

Fun card. Very "you".
Outstanding and yes red eye shadow is hot!
Torrey said…
ROCK ON. Had I but known about "Goth" Day...I would have pulled out my Tripp pants with all the D rings on 'em. Great card, Alison!
ElamDesign33 said…
Love it! The Sugar Skulls look sooo cool embossed like that. Yet another reason I'm gonna have to get them. I too dig the red eyeshadow. :-)
ElamDesign33 said…
Love it! The Sugar Skulls look sooo cool embossed like that. Yet another reason I'm gonna have to get them. I too dig the red eyeshadow. :-)
Unknown said…
Wow, this is awesome.
Cassie said…
Great card! I love all the distressing.
Kim said…
Awesome card! I love the embossed skulls and distressed edges. Great coloring, I love her purple hair and red eyeshadow!
Great! World Goth Day! Who woulda thunk it!!! Love the red!

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