Monday, 30 July 2012

Freakers Free For All

It's Monday so that means a new Macabre Monday challenge at Haunted Design House and this week it is a Freakers Free For All, which is being sponsored by Tiddly Inks


Tiddly Inks have generously offered 2 free images of choice to each of the Gruesome Twosome from this weeks challenge.

this is my choice.

The image is called Forever by Tiddly Inks.  The Sentiment is by Creative Imagination and the swirls are die cuts by Tim Holtz. Mulberry Roses from Wild Orchids Crafts.   All other embellishments are from my stash.

I would like to enter this card into the following challeng(s)


Thanks for stopping by

Fiona. x




Triple Threat

Hi  and welcome to a new challenge at Smudgy Antics....... this week the challenge is triple threat, the theme being you use three stamped images on your project (rubber, clear or digi).  Please check out the rules before you enter the challenge - here.

Here are my three images

This is the front

This is the card opened out

I have used three digi images from the Part of the Pack set by Smeared Ink. Starting from the left, I have used Painful Wolf, Crouching Wolf and Transforming Wolf.  All are available as a set or singularly from Smeared Ink

I would like to enter this card this card into the following challenge(s)



Thanks for stopping by

Fiona. x

Monday, 23 July 2012

Movie Madness

It's Monday so that means a new Macabre Monday challenge at Haunted Design House and this week it's Movie Madness..... use a movie as the inspiration for your project.  This week we are sponsored by Spesch Designer Stamps, who is generously offering 3 images each to the lucky Gruesome Twosome.

I have used Dark Shadows as my inspiration, I'm sorry to say, I wasn't very impressed by the film as a whole, but I did like the character Angelique Bouchard...... but then, I always find the baddie more interesting LOL

This is where my inspiration lead me



The image is Vamp Girl by Spesch Designer Stamps, coloured with ProMarkers.  Everything else is from my stash.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenge(s)




Pop Art

Good Morning Everyone,

Are you ready for a new challenge at Smudgy Antics?

Today at Smudgy Antics the challenge is POP ART....... you are to create something using glue dots, foam pads, silicone glue, or whatever it is you use to make your project POP!  Don't forget to check out the rules before you enter the challenge here

This is what I came up with 


Here is a close up of the dimension

The image is Bat 2 from the Little Bit Batty set by Smeared Ink. I have decoupaged the image using Pinflair Gel Glue.  The background is from the net.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenge(s|)

Hiding in my Craft Room - Lots of Layers at least 5 (I have used 7 including the base card)

Thanks for stopping by and please call again :)

Fiona. x

Sunday, 22 July 2012

Cheeky, Saucy, Sassy

Hi Everyone,

And welcome to a new challenge at Corrosive Challenges, our theme for the next two weeks is Cheeky, Saucy, Sassy, which fits perfectly with our Sponsor.  For the next two weeks we are sponsored by Graphicat Designs


Who have generously offered $15.00 voucher to our July winner

We want to see your projects using an image and/or sentiment that makes us laugh, chortle, snigger, guffaw.  If it's witty, funny, sarcastic, or even a teeny bit naughty, we want to see it.

This is what I came up with


Close up of the sentiment by Graphicat Designs

I would like to enter this card into the following challenge(s)


Thanks for stopping by and please call again, now off you go to Corrosive Challenges and lets see your sense of humour :)

Fiona. x

Monday, 16 July 2012

Music Mayhem

It's Monday so that means a new Macabre Monday challenge at Haunted Design House......this week it is Music Mayhem......... you are to create a project that is inspired by a song of your choice.

This is what I came up with




If you can't tell, my inspiration is from Alice Cooper's song Black Widow.  The lyrics are on the card but if they're not clear enough to read you can find them here.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenge(s)

Gingerloft - Fancy Folds
One Stitch at a Time - Anything Goes
Bloggers - Black, White and a Splash of Colour
Guylous Imitability - Music or Dance
Paper Play - Music

Thanks for stopping by and please call again :)

Fiona. x

Creatures of the Night

Creatures of the Night is the new challenge at Smudgy Antics this week...... you are to create a project using a creature of the night.  Remember to check out the rules of the challenge here before you enter.

Here are my creatures of the night


I have used digi stamps - Shelby from the Mistress of the Dark set and Bat 2 from the Little Bit Batty Set, both from Smeared Ink. I also used Bat 2 repeatedly to make my background paper.  Everything else is from my stash.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenge(s)


Thanks for stopping by and please call again :)

Fiona. x

Monday, 9 July 2012

You Have me in Stitches and a Sketch

It's Monday, so that means two new challenges!

The Macabre Monday challenge at Haunted Design House is a Sketch this week



The new Challenge at Smudgy Antics is "You Have Me In Stitches" you are use stitching (real or fake) on your project, don't forget to check out the rules of the challenge here

I have combined the two challenges and this is what I came up with :)


I have used both real and fake stitching........ real cross stitched down the side and fake stitches on the Stitchy Doll. 

The image is Doll 1, a digi stamp from the Stitchy Situation set by Smeared Ink.  The sentiment is from my twisted mind and the papers are from my stash.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges.


Thanks for stopping by and please call again :)

Hope you have fun joining in the challenges :)

Fiona. x

Sunday, 8 July 2012

Sentimentally yours

Good Afternoon and welcome to a new challenge at Corrosive Challenges.  This month we are Sponsored by Graphicat.  The challenge Sentimentally Yours will run for the next two weeks and as the title suggests ..... you are to use a sentiment on your project.

Here is my card



The sentiment is by Graphicat, the girl image is from Simply Betty.  The zombie scene is from the net.  The background card is from my stash.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges

Aud Sentiments Challenge - Friends

Thanks for stopping by and please call again :)

Fiona. x

Thursday, 5 July 2012

A Dream Within a Dream

Morning Everyone,

Apologies for the late posting I did schedule my post for yesterday morning, but I must have done something wrong, cos it didn't work!

As we only had four entries last month we have decided to award you all our top 3 badge.
Congratulations  Ladies, beautiful work :)

The new challenge is the beautiful poem A Dream Within a Dream.  We have decided to run this challenge for four weeks, so that gives you plenty of time to join in the fun :)

We accept all genres of art, so long as it is inspired by the challenge theme.

Here is my offering to the Master

This is the outside

This is a close up of the outside


This is the inside

The card is a gate-fold card, the DP is from the Vintage Visions range from Stitchy Bear, the gold frame is a digi freebie, sorry, I can't remember where from.  Inside the digi fram is the poem A dream Within a Dream, by E.A. Poe.  On the inside is the image of the Master himself, painted by Marilyn Manson

I would like to enter this card into the following challenge(s)


Thanks for stopping by and please call again,  Now off you go and join in the challenge :)

Fiona. x

Monday, 2 July 2012

Vile Vintage and Anything Goes

Morning Everyone :)

Today I have combined two challenges in one card.

The Macabre Monday challenge at Haunted Design House is Vile Vintage, you are to take something vile and make it appear vintage or use something vintage that would be considered vile.

The Smudgy Antics Challenge is Anything Goes, how easy is that, just let your imagination fly. Please check out the rules here

Here is what I came up with


The image is a rubber stamped image from the As Death set by Smeared Ink   The frame is Floral Ovals by Spellbinder. The flourish in the left corner is by Cheery Lynn. Everything else is from my stash.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenge(s)

Delicious Doodles Chellenges - 3 2 1 Recipe  (3 flowers, 2 ribbons, 1 image)

Thanks for stopping by and please call again :)

Fiona. x