SMEARED & SMUDGED MEMBERS MARCH BLOG HOP!

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Good Morning Friends,
Welcome to the March Blog Hop for Smeared & Smudged Members. This time we are doing “Alice in Wonderland Madness!”

March Monthly Member Blog Hop

I altered a paper mache book:
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Here is the book… I painted the spine of the book with acrylic paints and did a “Wash” w/ black paint to grunge it up a bit. I used a Stencil Girl Stencil and Tim Holtz Vintage brown ink pad. On top of some DP. Metal finding from Hobby Lobby. IDK where the washi tape came from? But it has paw  prints… so cute!
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This is the inside left flap. All embllies are from Hobby Lobby. I cant remember where but the DP was ordered.
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I painted the chair, and tried to paint the Cheshire Cat. Added a some washi tape to the back of the chair. The 2 tea cups, and tea pot metal pieces came from “Miriam’s Crafting Supplies​” and the rest is from Hobby Lobby.
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This is the first shelf that I created to insert into this book. The metal Tea bag charm came from “Miriam’s Crafting Supplies​” and the rest is from Hobby Lobby.full-view-of-the-shelvesHere is a photo of all the the shelves together. Now for the back, and NO I did NOT forgot it has to be stamped some where so here you go:back-of-bookHere is the back of the book, she is coming “Through” the Looking Glass!! :)I have used a digital stamp from “The East Wind” called “Lucy Loo Mirror Mirror”I have colored it with Copics. I sealed the book with “Mod Podge.”Thank you for stopping by and checking out my AIW Madness! Thank you for your comments! Stay Crafty my Friends!Peace,KristyLee

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Big Eyes challenge for LOC with Dilly Beans!

Good morning Friends,

This week at LOC-Left of Center Creative challenges the theme is “Big Eyes” our sponsor is Megan Suarez owner of “Dilly Beans digital stamps.”

Dilly Beans

Here is my DT card:

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I have used the digi stamp “#596- Little Devil Framed,” I have colored it with Copics.

I added Journey Sparkle Dust in Black Licorice to his shirt.

The double sided patterned paper, the Black Journey Twine and card stock is from Fun Stampers Journey.

The sentiment is a freebie from Create with TLC.

Here is the inside of the card:

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This sentiment is also a freebie from  Create with TLC.

Here is the link to play in our challenge CLICK ME!

After you link up, then share with us all on our Facebook page, please CLICK ME!

Here is Dilly Beans Facebook page CLICK ME!

Dilly Beans has a challenge blog too, CLICK ME!

Thank you for stopping by and thank you for your comments! Stay Crafty my friends!

Peace,

KristyLee

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LOC’s Challenge #66 – Use Your Dies or Punches with The East Wind!

Good morning Friends,

The new challenge at LOC- Left of Center creative challenges is #66 Use your Dies. Our sponsor this week is “The East Wind.”

TEW sponsor

I was provided with “TwistedVenus.”

Digital Stamp -Twistedvenus 'The Devil Wears Nada' -300 dpi JPEG/PNG files - MAC0099

I have created a Valentine card with her:

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Yeah, kinda simple, I wanted my image to be the main focal point and the point of this card. I have colored her with Copics.

I used the Ticket punch from Stampin’ Up, and their stamp for the sentiment. I also used a SU punch on the corners of the white card stock. Bling from stash.

I used Fun Stampers Journey’s Candy Apply card stock and Black Licorice card stock.

Thank you for stopping by and thank you for your comments.

I hope you will join us (LOC) use your dies or punches and link up HERE!

Then come and share it with us on our Facebook page HERE!

Also want to let you all know that The East Wind has several awesome digis all kinds find her Etsy store HERE!

The East Wind also has a challenge blog click HERE!

Stay Crafty my Friends!

Peace,

KristyLee

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Day 3 of the Smeared and Smudged annual Bloody Valentine’s Blog Hop!

Good morning Friends,

Today is Day 3 of the Smeared and Smudged annual Bloody Valentine’s Blog Hop!

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day-3-2015I have used Smeared Ink’s digital image “Chick’s Dig Guns.”  The bullet hole is from the same set. I have colored my images with Copics.

The back ground stamp is from Tim Holtz. The Sentiment stamp is part of a ATS stamp set from Fun Stampers Journey called “Cupid” Item #: AT-0037 I white embossed it on to Black Licorice card stock Item #: CS-0003.  The heart is cut using a thin die cut called “Heart-Felt” Item #: DI-0033

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Heart-Felt DI-0033

I typed the other words in the “Chiller” font and printed out. The word bubble is a die cut from Stampin’ Up! I also used the punch by Martha Stewart called “Drippy Goo.”

day3-2015-close-up-on-imageI hope you all have the Valentine’s Day you wish for!

Thank you for stopping by and for your comments! Stay Crafty my Friends!

If you are here by the blog roll then you are at the END! Congratulations you made it through! If you have arrived her another way then please check out the blog roll below, you will be glad  you did!

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Black Dragon
Julia
Monique
Jessica
Nan B
Jane
Susan S
Susan R
Lisa
Teresa
Leigh
Fiona
Rebecca
Lady Brayton
Sharon
Kristy<<<<< You are here! The End!

I would like to enter my AJ page into the following challenges:

Smudgy Antics challenges: challenge “Anything Goes w/ SI”

Haunted Design House Challenges: challenge “Love/ Hate thing”

A Step in the Dark Challenges: challenge # 15

House of Cards challenges: challenge “Love”

Marker POP challenges: #62 “Anything goes w/ markers.” I used Copics.

Not Just Cards Challenges: challenge # 12 “Always anything goes.”

Peace,

KristyLee

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Day 2 of the Smeared and Smudge’s Bloody Valentine’s Day Hop!

Good morning Friends,

Today is day 2 of the Smeared and Smudge’s annual Bloody Valentine’s Day Hop!

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Today I have created a Art Journal Page:

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I have used Smeared Ink’s digi stamp called “I Give you my Heart.” (Follow the link to get yours.) I used Copics to color my image.

For the back ground I have used Smeared Ink’s rubber stamp set called “Inky Dreams.” For information on their Rubber Club click me! The ink used is from “Fun Stampers Journey.”

I typed out the sentiment using the “Chiller” font. Embllies from stash.

If you are here you are at the END of the hop, however here is the blog roll if you have arrived here from another way. If so… you really should check out all the wonderful ladies in this hop, their projects are worth the lurk!

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Black Dragon
Julia
Monique
Jessica
Nan B
Jane
Susan S
Susan R
Lisa
Teresa
Leigh
Fiona
Rebecca
Lady Brayton
Sharon
Kristy<<<<< You are here! The End!

Thank you for stopping by, Thank you for your comments! Stay Crafty my Friends!

I would like to enter my Art Journal Page into the following challenges:

Dream Valley Challenges: challenge # 99 “Valentine’s Day”

Haunted Design House: challenge “Love/ Hate thing”

House of Cards: challenge “Love”

Marker POP: challenge “Anything Goes”

The Crazy Challenge: challenge CCH#190 “Love”

Simply Create Too: challenge #78 “Valentine’s Day or use Hearts.”

Not Just Cards Challenges: challenge # 12 “Always anything goes.”

The Pink Elephant Challenges: challenge TPE285

Stempelsonnen Challenges: challenge # 133 “Anything Goes.”

Smudgy Antics Challenges: challenge “Anything goes w/ Smeared Ink”

Peace,

KristyLee

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Smeared and Smudge’s 2015 Bloody Valentine’s Day Blog Hop!

Good morning Friends,

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Today is day 1 of “Smeared and Smudge’s 2015 Bloody Valentine’s Day Blog Hop!” This is a 3 day hop where we post a different project each day.

Here is my 1st project, a card:

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My image is from Smeared Ink called “Holding Heart,” from the Bloody Valentine collection. (Follow the link to get yours.) I have colored my digi stamp w/ Copics.

I have used the following products from Fun Stampers Journey:

Black Licorice card stock Item #: CS-0003

Bubble Gum card stock Item #: CS-0099

Heart-Felt dies Item #: DI-0033

Sparkle Drops Item #: AC-0022

The sentiment stamp, is a retired (From Last Year) stamp set from Stampin’ Up!  Ribbon is also SU.

I popped up my image on  pop dots.

Thank you for stopping by today, Thank you for your comments! Stay Crafty my Friends!

Your at the end of the List! Yay! You made it! Here is a blog roll for reference:

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Black Dragon
Julia
Monique
Jessica
Nan B
Jane
Susan S
Susan R
Lisa
Teresa
Leigh
Fiona
Rebecca
Lady Brayton
Sharon
KristyIf you have arrived here by other means then the blog roll, I do hope you go and check out this list of AWESOME artists! You will be glad you did!

I would like to enter my card into the following Challenges:

Dream Valley Challenges: challenge # 99 “Valentine’s Day”

Haunted Design House: challenge “Love/ Hate thing”

House of Cards: challenge “Love”

Marker POP: challenge “Anything Goes”

The Crazy Challenge: challenge CCH#190 “Love”

Simply Create Too: challenge #78 “Valentine’s Day or use Hearts.”

Smudgy Antics Challenges: challenge “Anything goes w/ Smeared Ink”

Peace,

KristyLee

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LOC’s new challenge: Challenge #64 – Glamourous Girls with Lacy Sunshine

Hello Friends,

I have a DT card to share with you today. Over at LOC- Left of Center Creative Challenges the new challenge is up and the theme this week is “Glamorous Girls.” Our sponsor is “Lacy Sunshine.”

I was provided with a digi from one of Heather Valentin’s newest digi stamp line called  “Ethereal Enchantresses.”  The image I used is called “Stardust Enchantress.”

Now for my DT card:

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I have colored my digi stamp “Stardust Enchantress” with Copics. I added Stickles to the star she is sitting on and then to the droplets under the dangling stars. In her hair I used yellow Tulip puffy pain, while it was wet I sprinkled some Journey Sparkle Dust. Once dried, I used a heat gun to puff it up.

Item #: AC-0013

The sentiment stamp, star stamp, card stock, and pierced die cut is from “Fun Stampers Journey.”

“Journey Rectangles”  Item #: DI-0041

Thank you for stopping by, Thank you for your comments. Stay Crafty my Friends!!

To play the LOC challenge and get a chance at winning some Lacy Sunshine digis, CLICK ME!

Then pop on over to our Facebook group and share with us there, CLICK ME!

Lacy Sunshine has a challenge blog too, CLICK ME!

Lacy Sunshine is on Facebook too, CLICK ME!

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:

A Step in the Dark Challenges: challenge #14 “Anything Goes.”

Crafting From the Heart challenges: challenge #45 “As Always, Anything Goes.”

Craft your Passion Challenges: challenge #247 “Always, Anything Goes.”

Imagination Crafts Challenges: challenge “Anything Goes.”

Not Just Cards Challenges: challenge #12

Path of Positivity Challenges: challenge #23–LAUGHTER: February 2, 2015 – March 1, 2015

The Paper Nest Doll Challenges: challenge #02 “Always, Anything Goes.”

Through the Purple Haze Challenges: challenge#76 “Anything Goes.”

Vintage Stamping Challenge: challenge#29 “Bring On Those Spring Colours.”

Crafts 4 Eternity Challenges

Peace,

KristyLee

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Challenge #63 One for the Kids with Bugaboo Stamps!

Good morning Friends,

Today starts a fresh challenge at LOC, Left of Center Creative Challenges. The theme this week is “One for the Kids” and our sponsor this week is Bugaboo Stamps.

That’s right, we’d like you to create a project with a child in mind – young or old, cute or creepy, interpret in anyway you like – remember to mention us in your post and how it relates to the theme or LOC if it’s not clear

Here is my DT card for this week:

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I got to color up the digi stamp “Rock star Boy” with my Copics; digi provided by Bugaboo Stamps.

The card base is from a pack of pre-made cards and envelopes from Micheal’s.

The background paper is retired SU Halloween DSP. I cut a piece of the DSP to fit my card base then I cut it and flipped the top piece over. Ribbon, and stickers from stash.

The star stamp and the senti is from “Fun Stampers Journey.” So is the cardstock and ink.

To enter the LOC challenge CLICK ME!

Then come and post your project on our Facebook Page, CLICK ME!

Bugaboo Stamps also has a challenge blog, CLICK ME!

Thank you for stopping by and thank you for your comments! Stay Crafty my Friends!!

Peace,

KristyLee

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Trophy Beauty for Smeared and Smudged!

Good morning Friends,

Thank you for stopping by today, I have an Art Journal Page to share with you. I have created this AJ Page for Smeared Ink’s Facebook event called “Art Journal Every Day challenge.” the prompt is “Skulls.” (I love Skulls!)  And for their Smudgy Antics challenge blog, for the theme anything goes.

I have used a Smeared Ink digi called “ Trophy Beauty .” (Click image to get yours.)

Here is my Art Journal Page:

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For my image “ Trophy Beauty,” I used Copics to color it. The senti is a download.

For the back ground, I used strips of Geli Print paper. I used acrylic paints from Micheal’s for the paper.  Buttons from stash.

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Here is what my AJP looked like before I added the image.

Thanks again for stopping by, and thank you for your comments. Stay Crafty my friends!

If you would like to join us in Smeared Ink’s Facebook event called “Art Journal Every Day challenge,” follow the link.

If you would like to play in SI’s Smudgy Antics challenge blog, follow the link.

Peace,

KristyLee

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LOC’s new Challenge #62 – Layer It Up with That Craft Place

Good morning Friends,

Over at “Left of Center Creative challenges” the new challenge theme this week is “Layer it up!” Our Sponsor this week is “That Craft Place Ltd.” (Click on logo to go shopping.)

That Craft Place Etsy

I was provided with this digi image: “A Cherry on Top.” (Click image to get yours.)

A Cherry on Top by Kelly Rhodes - Digital Download

Here is my DT card for some inspiration for you to enter into our LOC challenge this week:

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I have colored my “A Cherry on Top” image with Copics, fussy cut, then popped up with pop-dots. I added different color Stickles to the cupcake.

I used a Spellbinder die cut with Black Licorice cardstock from FSJ.

The 6 “Journey Sparkle Dots” are from FSJ. So is the die cut I used on the sentiment, they are piercing/ cutting nesting thin dies.

The sentiment and black lace is from Stampin’ Up! The bottle cap was gifted to me in a “Embllies swap.”

The DSP is from stash.

 

Thank you for you time to stop by, Thank you for your comments!!

I hope you get a chance to create something for our Challenge this week Click Me to go to our LOC challenge blog!

Then you can also share your creation with us and members on our Facebook Page Click Me to go to the FB page!

Our sponsor has a challenge blog also Click Me! And Click Me! for That Craft Place Ltd. Facebook page.

Stay Crafty my Friends!

Peace,

KristyLee

 

 

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