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Friday, March 16, 2012

Tickled Pink Stamps Sponsors Forever Night

I was super thrilled when I learned that Tickled Pink Stamps was going to be sponsoring the Forever Night challenge blog! And even more excited when I found out the challenge was bling - "dark" (think emo, goth, punk) bling! Halloween is my favorite holiday so I was quite pleased to have an excuse to make a card for it in March.

I choose Lil Haunts Ghost Willow and printed her "big head" size before using my Cuttlebug and Nesties to cut her out in an oval. That fabulous bling framing her is all one piece and was a Michaels find! As soon as I saw it, I knew what I was going to do for this challenge. I was going to use it as a frame! Ms Willow always looks more like a cloaked witch to me than a ghost so that is the direction I took with her, right down to my sentiment (which is from Waltingmouse). I colored her with my Copics, using a touch of white gel and Stardust pens on her eyes. Papers are from my Halloween stash and I've had them for years. I HAD to have them at the time, bought them off eBay, and have been hoarding them ever since. They've only been used on a few cards so I thought it was time to break them out again. They are from Cosmo Cricket's Haunted line. Flowers are mix of I Am Roses and Recollections. I used one of the shapes from the Spellbinders Fancy Tags to add a little interest and added some black lace from my stash for texture.

Please head over to the Tickled Pink Stamps blog to see what some of the other {PINK} ladies have created for this challenge. And then you'll want to want to visit "where creepy meets creative" and check out the Forever Night challenge blog. Their design team will have some bling-tastic projects for you as well. I hope you'll be inspired to play along!

Markers used: Copics (E11, E21, E00, E13, E15, E17, E19, R20, YG03, YG91, W8, V09, V12, V15).

I'd also like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Addicted To Stamps Challenge: #25-Sketch
- Ruby's Rainbow: #24-Lace

I'll be back in the morning with my Fabulous Freebie Friday card for Sassy Studio Designs. You won't want to miss this image! She is an all-time favorite of a lot of people! Thanks again for taking a peek and for all the lovely comments!



Jovan said...

OMG...I love this card! So much GREAT details!

Kate said...

So Pretty. I love all those blings you added.


shaz earl said...

Brilliant card!

thank you for joining in the fun with us at Ruby's Rainbow for our "Lace " challenge

Hope you will join us again soon

Hugs Shaz x

Lotta said...

Hi Regan! Oh your card is beautiful! I love it how you used the bling as a frame!! And that big size of Willow is soo good looking! hugs Sandra

Unknown said...

This is So cute. I love the look for halloween

Kim Kelley said...

Gorgeous! Love how you did the image with the stones around her! Way too cool! HUGS

Steph said...

Gorgeous card! Love the bling frame around her and so cool that you just focused on part of the image. I really need to learn to do that :) Thanks for joining in the fun at Forever Night Challenges!

Nikki Byrne said...

WOW look at all that BLING!! Fab card and great image. Thank you for joining us this week at Forevernight challenges and good luck. Hugs


Jacq said...

What a Fabulous card!!! Love that Fab image, the dps, the colour scheme is gorgeous. Love the layout and the embellishments. Coloured perfectly. Thanks for joining us at Ruby's Rainbow and Good Luck. Hope to see you joining us again.
Hugs Jacqui xxx

Jasmine said...

Ooooh, I missed this one! Love her eyes, and all the Bling! The purple cloack looks awesome.

Unknown said...

A lovely card love the bling thanks for playing at ForeverNight
Luv Jane xxx

Anonymous said...

Wow such a stunning card love all the bling, thank you for joining us at forever night this week xx

Amanda said...

Fab card - love it!

Thanks for joining us at Ruby's Rainbow.