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Sunday, March 24, 2013

Skulls & Roses

Hi Everyone,

Today I have my  project for the 613 Avenue Create  Anything Goes challenge.  Our sponsor this week is Rick St. Dennis and I've chosen to work with the Skull Roses image.  I usually work with the cutesy images but I love skulls...my dark/artistic side :)
The sentiment was a free wordart digi from Ginger's House.  All of her digi's are free and she has a great sense of humor!!  You should check out her blog. 
http://kathiscreativetherapy.blogspot.com/




Image colored with Prismacolor pencils/Gamsol and chalks.  I used the Spellbinders Grand Labels Eleven die and distressed the edges with my Tim Holtz distressing tool then inked the edges in gray.  I mounted it on some red/orange mulberry paper which I torn the edges.  For a tip on how to do this see my post HERE

http://kathiscreativetherapy.blogspot.com/


close up of dew drops made with Glossy Accents.




http://kathiscreativetherapy.blogspot.com/
(completed binder, so difficult to photograph the image under the plastic)

I hope you'll join us this week with your project at 613 Avenue Create Challenge Blog.
Hugs,
Kathi

Challenges I will be entering:
Catered Crop - Flower Power 
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything Goes 
Crafty-Embelies - Anything Goes 
Kenny's Krafty Krew - Anything Goes 
No Matter Which Challenges - Anything Goes 
One Stitch at a Time - Use a Digi 
My Time To Craft - Gothic 
Clearly INspired Challenges - Anything Goes 
Hotshot Craft - Anything But A Card 
Shelly's Images - Anything Goes 
Quoth the Raven - Anything Poes 



22 comments:

Crafting Vicky said...

This is sooooo beautiful! Just adore this image and how you have done it up.

Liz said...

That's just beautiful!!!

Sheila H said...

This is amazing, Kathi. I've not seen you use an image like this before.

mamapez5 said...

Well I am not a huge fan of skulls but my son would love this! I have followed your link and purchased the stamp. You have made an amazing card with it. I hope I can treat it as well. Kate x

Penny said...

Absolutely gorgeous, Kathi! Love that image & your great coloring; love the die cut; and love the paper you mounted the image on! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Sue said...

This is fabulous. Your colouring is amazing and I love the use of the mulberry paper.
Thank you for taking part in the No Matter Which Challenge this month
Sue xx

Barb said...

WOW!! I really love this card!! Thank you for joining us at Clearly I Stamp!

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Really fabulous, love the image and the texture of the fabric is fantastic. Thank you for joining in with the Crafty-emblies challenge
Lindsay xx

Karen Willis said...

This is beautiful, great colouring too. Thank you for joining us over at Crafty-Emblies. Karen xx(DT Member)

Judith said...

This is such a beautiful card the touches of red is just stunning - I love the whole design and your colouring is gorgeous - thank you so much for playing at MTTC this week hugs Judith x

ike said...

Great colouring and I love the red Mulberry paper behind.
Thank you for sharing at QUOTH THE RAVEN
Ike :-) x

Ali said...

This is fabulous. Great image and I love your colouring - and those fabulous Glossy Accents dewdrops! :)

Thanks for joining in our Use a Digi challenge at OSAAT this week.

Ali

Julia said...

Wonderful Gothic creation. Thanks for joining us at My Time To Craft!
Hugs,
Julia

I Don't Do Straight said...

FAB colouring! Thanks for joining our Anything Poe challenge at Quoth the Raven :)

Tina Theis of Ivory Moon Designs said...

Great image .... very on trend too ...

Thank you for joining us at CRAFTY-EMBLIES

Good Luck

Tina DT

Tammy (LaDiva) said...

Stunning! Thanks so much for playing with us at Kenny K’s Krafty Krews *Anything Goes* challenge !

Tammy, KKKK DT from Créations LaDiva :) xx

JenniferD said...

Great Image love all your stunning shading. Thanks for joining us at NMWC and hope you have a lovely Easter!

Miranda Slagboom-de Groot said...

Great image.
Thanks for joining us at Shelly's Images.
Hugs Miranda

Busy Lizzie said...

OMG that is so lush. I totally love it. Thanks for joining us over at Crafty-emblies
Liz (DT member)

Mimi said...

Fabulous colouring, isn't glossy accents great stuff :D Thanks for playing along with us at Quoth the Raven

Thrift Peddlers said...

Kathi, Absolutely beautiful job of coloring and it is so nice to see this done with Prismacolor pencils.
:) Chris / CS Designs

Jacki Daniels said...

Hello this is gorgeous love your colouring and detail
I am also just spreading the word that I am starting up a new challenge blog which is just for dark themed paper crafting and am having a DT call over there to at the moment please check it out and it would be lovely to see you over there playing along or even applying for DT http://punkyougirl.blogspot.co.uk/
Jacki xx

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