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Greetings! Welcome to a jam packed Wednesday. I've got some new challenges to share with you, and I hope you are excited to check them out. My first is for A Step in the Dark. We are sponsored by Aurora Wings, which is a company I have fallen head over heels for. I used Owl Masquerade for my 6x6 mini page.

Is that a stunning image or what? I loved coloring it. I used alcohol markers and colored pencils. Plus a bit of Stickles and Liquid Pearls.

I also broke out my Scales stencil from Dreamweaver Stencils. Applied Pumice Stone Distress Ink using a stencil brush. Then I applied the Amsterdam Flourish with Pearlescent Embossing Paste.

I'll be submitting this piece into the new Haunted Design House challenge. I was very inspired by the photos they posted, so I give you my version of that.

Moving on, I now give you the newest Wicked Wednesday challenge. This week, we are sponsored by Octopode Factory, and the theme is to "Use an Uplifting Sentiment."

This is Tianne the Fairy. I liked using unusual colors for her. My daughter helped me to choose her colors. We really like to make projects together. I used watercolor markers for her. 

Some Stickles and a fun punch helped me jazz up my ATC even more. I hope you'll play along! Please visit the main challenge blogs for Wicked Wednesday as well as A Step in the Dark to see more, and to link up your own project. Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!

Comments

Creepy Glowbugg said…
Gorgeous AW card! I love those shades of taupe and blue green together. Looks perfect for our current challenge over at HDH!
And that uber colorful fairy on your ATC is just adorable!
KristyLee said…
Oh my you have done an amazing coloring job here!! Love the LOs too! Just super great cards, so love them!
Peace,
Kristy
Denice said…
Did I tell you how much I LOVW the blue fairy? She's the best!
Anonymous said…
Hi Alison, these are both stunning, Love the Aurora Wings Image and those colours are fabulous. Thank you so much.

Hugs Erin x
Fabulous card.Lovin the colours you used. Thanks for playing with us in the dungeon at HDH.
Hi Alison, just adore your AW piece, just pure beauty! your little fairy ATC is pure fun. Thank you for sharing your art with us again at HDH xxx

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