10 March 2013

Design Team Throwdown!

Smeared & Smudged is running a Design Team Throwdown which Myself, Kathi Rerek and Alison Heikkila have entered
The first challenge is Paint and Splatter!

Here's my project!

I used my Mermaid Anchor stamps and added a the little skull face from Calaveras Fiesta. The background stamp is Homeward Bound stamped onto tissue and layered onto the background for a ghostly look !
they were coloured in using Spectrum Noir pens GT1, GT2, GT3, JG1, JG2, JG3, JG4, JG5, BG2, BG3, BG4

I created a shadow box using acrylic paint in cream, turquoise and gold and added SPLATS of each colour as well as sprays of gold and blue mica sprays for glimmer!

Hop on over to Smeared & Smudged's Blog for a look see at everyone's projects!!
Playing in Left Of the Centre's challenge HERE
Challenges 4 Everybody
Ginger Loft
Stamptacular Sunday Challenge
Craft a Scene
Great Impressions Blog Spot
Crafting When We Can
No Matter Which Challenge
Simon Says Stamp
CountryView Crafts Challenge

Happy Crafting!
GlitteryKatie X


Creepy Glowbugg said...

I'm a sucker for a skeleton face! Gorgeous project! I am loving that mermaid and her ghostly ship in the background. Beautifully done.

Stempelientje Stempy said...

Woohooo this is AWESOME!!!

DonnaMundinger said...

Love your fabulous ghostly effect, Katie. And the depth is just fabulous. Great project. xxD

mark gould said...

I love the cheesy grin on the mermaids fave, and the way you have 3d'ed her x

Poppet said...

Your shadow box has worked very well as this project has great depth. Love the eerie skull face you have used. The sailors would have a fright if they found the sirens singing their intoxicating songs looked like this.

Thank you for sharing your wonderful work with us at Crafting When We Can Challenges. :-) xx

happyglitzygirl said...

Interesting image, great LO, thanks for playing with us at Gingerloft, blessings Hilde

Steph said...

Awesome shadow box, love how you gave her a skull face... so creepy! Thanks for joining us over at Left of Center Challenges this week.

Vee Cassidy said...

I love your combining of the stamps and I the effect you achieved with the ship on tissue is really effective. Thank you for sharing your work for the throwdown with us at Left of Center Creative Challenges and hope to see you back again. Vee xx

Kelli said...


Suzi McKenzie said...

OMG that is so cool, combines so many of my favourite things, mermaids skulls, beautiful paint effects. Love it <3

Michele said...

Love the shadow box! That mermaid is fantastic! Thanks for joining us at Left of Center Creative Challenges :)

blackdragon said...

That smile says it all :)
Good luck in the throwdown. BD smeared ink DT.

NancyD said...

Interesting techniques you have used on your shadow box. Thanks for joining us at Craft a Scene this month. NancyD

Penny said...

Such a fabulously creepy card! Love the frame you created for your image! Love the cool background and the image itself, too! Thank you for sharing this with us at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge! Hope to see you again soon! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Christa said...

This is a very beautiful card for our challenge ! Thank you for joining us at NMWC. Christa.

Tracey said...

This is soooo cool! Thanks so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show :)

Ally White Cat said...

what a wonderful mermaid ..I love the skull face and the colors and the background.
susan s

Stampalicious said...

very interesting, great colours, thank you for joining our challenge at Crafting When We Can, hugs, martina

Sandy said...

Fab shadow box and an unusual image - I don't think any of the sailors would be jumping ship for her, LOL
Thanks for entering the challenge at Gingerloft this fortnight,

Joan Macdonald said...

Now that is an unusual image, your card is beautifully made. Thank you for joining us at Challenges 4 Everybody.

Joan x

Anita said...

She is AMAZING! What a super ghostly effect x

Sparkly Engineer said...

OMG! This is freakin' awesome. Love the layout, colors, what you did with your bombshell, just every freakin' thing

Mary Marsh said...

This is unique card-thanks for playing along with the Great Impressions Stamps March “green” challenge.

Dora said...

this creation i haven't seen much. this is a ghostly scene!! I must think about the movie of the pirates of the caribbean.
I like the ship in the background.
thank you for joining at craft a scene this month.

MaggieC said...

A very different way of treating the subject of a "Tropical Shore". Thank you for joining us at Craft A Scene this month. xx Maggie

Samantha Ball - aka (Craftychick74) said...

Great card

Thanks for playing at NMWC this month.

Happy Crafting