Monday, August 26, 2013

Second Week for "Nailed It" at HDH

Happy Monday, lovelies.  It's our second week for our "Nailed it" challenge (or pinned it as the case may be) at HDH and I was inspired by the Rock and Rolla Challenge at the Smeared and Smudged Forum so this is double duty. WooHoo!  Don'tcha LOVE when that happens?  Anyway, the song is "Salvation" by the Cranberries (the vid is on the link to the S&S challenge) and the layout and elements pretty much come from the video.  Funny, that I'd already figured I'd use a creepy image with nails coming out of his head and you can't get much creepier than a clown now, can you?  This one's from Smeared Ink's Circus Procession Set, also available as a single HERE.  The cute bear is from the retired Candy is Dandy Rubber set, also from Smeared Ink, now available in digi form.  I stamped him on bright yellow and flocked him in white to make him all fuzzy and mute the color somewhat.

I printed the clown dude several times in both black and red.  Managed to crop the nose and mouth in my Printmaster program and paste them on the black image so I didn't have to fussy cut those parts.  Colored the red ruffles with my yellow Copics, fussy cut, layered and popped.  The head is layered as well, with the nails stuck through the foam in between.  I loved the way Laura, who won the fussy cutting challenge on the Smudgy Antics Blog had put her clown head on an action wobble so I decided to do the same  this was the best action shot I could get because he was a bit top heavy due to his permanent headache.  LOL  He dangles rather creepily from the tag though so thanks for the inspiration, Chickie!  The Minions have done some fab work with sharp objects both week's so be sure to visit HDH to see their wonderful projects and please come join us in the dungeon.

I'm also entering this in the Left of Center Challenge 13 using the LOC theme.


  1. FANTASTIC - that is a bit of a creepy clown.... I really don't like clowns :-) Love the flocking on the lil' bear. This is brilliant Donna :-D xxxxxxxx

  2. Amazing Donna, I love how those colours really pop and the fussy cutting is amazing xx

  3. Thank you so much for playing along with us this time at Left of Centre this is gorgeous hope you see you again soon
    Jacki xx

  4. Okay, I am going to be honest, this guy scares me just a little bit! Ha. I am such a wimp.


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