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December Bombshell Hop and a New DICC!

Happy New Year!!! Today is the Bombshell Stamps Hump Day Hop...even thought it's not on our typical "lat Wednesday of the month." A few folks needed a bit more time (busy Holiday season and all) so we decided to push the hop back a few days to give you as many projects to check out as possible. Also, since it's the first, it's time for a new Desert Islands Crafters Challenge! This time, we are sponsored by Rick St. Dennis.
Let's start with the Bombshell Hop. December's Hop theme was "Make it a Gift." Meaning, no cards! Here's my creation.

I used Love and Luck for this layout of my daughter. I intend to give it to my mom as part of an ongoing gift for my mom....but I am worried that it may find it's way into one of my own albums. ;)

I colored the 3 swallows and the banners with watercolor markers and Copics.

The colors are off in this pic...they are a little too dark. But I wanted to see a closeup of my cutie from when she was 2, and the swallows.

I tried to mimic the colors in her shirt. It makes me sad that she doesn't fit into that shirt anymore. It was one of my favorites. I thought gray on a little girl's flowery shirt was so unusual and cool. Here is the full Bombshell Hop list.

And now on to the newest DICC.  Again, we are sponsored by Rick St. Dennis this time around. And, if you've been checking out my side bar lately, you will see that I am now on Rick's eam Glitter! Here's the Itinerary. 

  1. Countdown
  2. Fireworks
  3. Party
  4. Dancing
  5. Music
  6. Something New
  7. Glitter
  8. Gems
  9. Black & White + one colour
  10. Anything But a Card
I used Snow Queen as my image. The numbers I worked with were 6, 7, 8, and 10.

She is SO pretty! I really enjoyed coloring her. I made a wall piece....she's just right for this time of year when the holiday decorations are all down, yet you still need something a little fancy.  

I used some Ice Stickles because the glitter is so chunky and fabulously holographic. But t's still really hard to photograph! So please excuse some of my out of focus pics...I wanted you to see where I put the glitter.

The piece is about 7 inches high. This is something my Mother in Law would have liked.... I thought of her as I was making it. 

I hope you enjoy the rest of the Bombshell Hop and that you will join us over at DICC. Thanks for stopping by! Happy New Years!!!


Glittery Katie said…
Great projects Alison! Awww kids grow up so fast..your DDs such a cutie!
Glittery Katie said…
Great projects Alison! Awww kids grow up so fast..your DDs such a cutie!
Kim said…
Awesome projects!
Kathi said…
Wonderful layout that showcases that adorable photo of Rhi. I love how you colored the swallows.

The wall hanging is truly lovely. Your coloring of the beautiful image is fabulous and the textures of the lace and glitter are gorgeous.
I'm sure your mom will love the scrapbook layout of your daughter. I love the swallows holding up the picture.

Your snow queen is absolutely beautiful.

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