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Day 1 of 12 Days of Creepmas, and DICC #43

Hello! Can you believe it's December 1st? I sure can't! Not only do I have a brand new Desert Island Crafters Challenge, but it's is officially Day 1 of the Smeared & Smudged 12 Days of Creepmas! I participated in this last year, and now it's gotten even bigger and better! For full details, please visit the Smeared & Smudged Blog. I am combining my Day 1 project with my DICC project. Especially since Smeared Ink is our sponsor this time around! You could win a $15 gift certificate! Here's the Itinerary.


  1. Creepy Christmas
  2. Anything But A Card
  3. Black & White
  4. Blood Red
  5. Gems
  6. Ribbon
  7. Glitter
  8. Bah Humbug
  9. One Layer Card
  10. Let it Snow!!

For my card, I used one of the Occasions Grumpies. 

Isn't this guy cute? I love the Grumpies. Off of the Itinerary, I used #'s 1, 4, 5, 6, and 7. 


I used watercolor markers and Copics to color him in. And check out my 3 gems. I love how they magnify the Stickles I used to adhere them to the card.


My sentiment is from The Occasions Grumpies set too. I hope you will play along with us at DICC. And, please be sure to give some love to all of the Jolly Bloggers, listed in my side bar. Thanks for stopping by. Have a creep-tastic day!

Comments

ike said…
Fabulous - fantastic colouring. I just gotta' get me that Grumpie.... he's super :-) xxx
That's so cute! Love it!
Julia said…
Great card! Love the little Grumpie all tied up in the Christmas lights.
Hugs,
Julia
DonnaMundinger said…
Lovin' the colors and your fab design, Alison! I think that's my second fave Grumpie. Too cute! (My first is the drunk one. LOL) Brilliant card! xxD
Ally White Cat said…
It is always so wonderful to say hello to you..and as always your art is so wonderful.
hugs
susan s.
Steph said…
Wonderful card! The lil grumpie is just too cute. Very cool idea with the gems with the stickles.
Kristina said…
Alison,
This card is so great!! I just love that Grumpie image. I ordered him in the Rubber club. (Still waiting to see him.) I just love how you colored him up! Great job!
Peace,
Kristy
Sharon Sahl said…
Oh, this is something else. I've always loved anything tangled up in Christmas lights and the sentiment gives it a whole new twist.
Carla said…
Awww love the grumpie in lights- fabulous- the colors are perfect!
monique said…
that grumpie is gorgeous, love it
xfilekc said…
I understand why he is so grumpie trying to find that one dead lightbulb on the 100 string light. The sentiment is terrific.
Wendy said…
Alison great card...love everything about it...great image, coloring and sentiment.
Jenn Borjeson said…
He's adorable - your layout and embellishments are awesome. :) xoxo
Windy Doc said…
This is just the cutest.. Make me think this would be my Boxxie if I let her loose in the xmas lights :P
silvia said…
Too cute!! LOVE the Grumpie!!
I adore your festive Lil' Grumpie card! Just the right touch of Creepmas ;0)
lovely and great job! :)
This is so flipping cute. It reminds me of a 60's christmas special on tv.

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