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It's Halloween!!! Plus, the Bombshell Hump Day Hop!

Happy Halloween! My post may be getting up later than I would have liked, but at least it's going up! As many of you know, I am on Long Island, which got pummeled by Hurricane Sandy this week. I had no power for 24 hours, but I am certainly one of the lucky ones. My power is back, though I have no internet, phone, or TV. Thankfully, my Mom's internet is up, so I scurried over to her place so that I could get my post live.
On to my project. It's the last Wednesday of the month, so that means, not only is it my last 31 Days project (major sniff!!!), but it's also the Bombshell Stamps Hump Day Hop! My challenge for this month was Black and White Halloween.

I used one of the Halloween Costumes. I love this Steampunk-y outfit. I colored her using 4 shades of Copics. N2, T0, C3, and 110.

I also used Banner Sayings to write Happy Halloween in.

I'm keeping my post short and sweet, because service isn't fully back to where it should be...and I worry my mom's wifi may kabitz out at any moment (though I hope everything stays in it's proper working order). It's been an awesome month, and I wish we could keep it going. I have so many more projects I want to make! But, Halloween is all year for us Wicked Bloggers anyway, right??? Please be sure to also visit the Bombshell Gals. The full hop list is below. Thanks for stopping by. Have a fang-tastic day!

I am entering this into the latest Tuesday Alchemy Challenge: Dark, Gothic/Spooky


Kristina said…
Hi Alison,
Happy Halloween to you! I hope you and your little ones have a great time tonight!
xfilekc said…
So glad to hear that you are okay after Hurricane plowed through. Love the colouring in your card and thanks for the copic colours used.
Mari said…
Gorgeous! Love the steampunk and the coloring!

Stay safe!
Sharon Sahl said…
Glad things are settling down for you! This is a very cool black and white and shades of gray project and I love the touch of Steampunk you added! It's been so fun looking at all of your creations this month!
~Lady B~ said…
Absolutely Stunning! Gorgeous card! I am so glad you and your family were safe and that your power is restored. I've heard of and seen some of the devastation on television and I'm glad you were one of the lucky ones :) Squeeze your babes extra tight and have a Happy Halloween!
Jenn Borjeson said…
Alison, this is gorgeous. So glad you're all OK - you've been on my mind all week. Sending you a big hug, my friend. xoxo
Jane said…
your card is awesome I love it. I have enjoyed looking at your projects this 31 Days
Hugs xxx
Pam Schmidt said…
Gorgeous project and I so love the monotone colors and this one is fantastic. Thank you for sharing all the work you did, it was inspirational and gave me some good ideas. Thank you for the fun and I hope you will visit my blog again as I will be visiting your.
Alison, I have adored ALL of your fabulous projects this month! Thank you for sharing your fun and fabulous work!
monique said…
glad you and your famely are save, Love the card you made, thanks for sharing all your awesome projects in the 31 days
Absolutely fang-tastic! Love the mono colour scheme with that touch of colour!
Carla said…
Gorgeous! Love the image and her outfit rocks!
Julia said…
Another great project.
I really had fun hopping around and looking at all the wonderful creations.
Thanks for sharing your art with us.
Glad you made it through Sandy in one piece. Fabulous piece to end this magnificent month xxx
Gorgeous, love the papers and the shading on the image is awesome
Lindsay xx
Steph said…
Beautiful card, so glad you and your family are safe. Happy Halloween!
DonnaMundinger said…
So glad to hear you're ok, hon. Fabulous card and fabulous month for you. Love the black and white here. xxD
Really love this! I have loved stopping by to see all of you pieces this month, so much inspiration!

you could enter this piece into our current challenge over at Tuesday Alchey xxx
Shea said…
WOW, what a card! Love all the details! Thanks for playing along at Tuesday Alchemy!
Kathi said…
Fabulous card. I love the way you colored her in greyscale. I especially love how her dress looks satinny.

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