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Day 9 of 12 Days of Creepmas

Welcome to the 9th day of the Smeared & Smudged 12 Days of Creepmas! Today, I have a tag I've made. I used a Smeared Ink image that I recently got...I had wanted it for a while.

I love bats, so I was really stoked to get this guy. Perfect image for Creepmas! I used watercolors to color the image in. Here's a closer look.

I also watercolored the background of my tag. Then I took a Glimmer Screen from Tattered Angels and painted over it with white acrylic paint.

I stamped my sentiment with my Just Rite alpha stamper. And I added some sparkly, chunky yarn...that kinda looks like dreadlocks. This was a fun tag. I really enjoyed making the background. Please be sure to visit the rest of the Jolly Bloggers. They are all listed in my sidebar.

And now, I need to take a moment for something else. 6 years ago today, I became a Mom. And I couldn't be happier or more proud. My Phoenix is 6 today, and I cannot believe how quickly time has passed. He is totally amazing, and I love him so very much. Happy Birthday, Phoenix!!!


KC said…
your tag is amazing! I love that image and your background is so cool! Happy B-day Phoenix!
monique said…
Gorgeous tag and a happy b day to phoenix
Ally White Cat said…
Beautifully done. love this.
susan s.
Wendy said…
I love the tag. That background you created is fantastic. Love the bat with the wreath stamp...

Happy birthday to Phoenix. He is adorable! PS - like the green highlights in your hair. Super cute!
Carla said…
Love that spooky bat tag! And happy bday to your little one!
Jenn Borjeson said…
AWESOME tag, my friend. Happy Birthday to Phoenix! I did not realize his and Rhiannon's birthdays were so close to each other! My sister and I are one year and 3 days apart, so I can relate. :) Give him a birthday smooch from me. xo
lovely tag with great colours! and what a cute pic of your family, I love your hair :)
DonnaMundinger said…
Gorgeous tag, Alison! That background is soo fabulous. and happy birthday to Phoenix! My goodness, December sure is a busy month for you guys! xxD
Diana Fernandez said…
An awesome tag! I love te background!
ike said…
Fabulous tag and a very Happy Birthday to Phoenix..... what a stunner... just like his MoM xxxx
Steph said…
Beautiful tag, that background is fabulous!

Happy Birthday Phoenix!
Look at how cute you guys are!
Love the tag!

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