Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Beware the Siren's Song


Ok, don't faint.  This is the second post of the day.  Guess I'm on a roll. I'd wait for tomorrow to post this, but there are a few challenges I want to sneak it in so...  I'd mentioned the adorable Mermaids at Lacy Sunshine that I'd intended to use for last week's challenge there but didn't, so I thought I'd color one up anyway and point her a bit towards the Dark Side since the new challenge at Left of Center challenge is LOC/ or Some Element of Water. You know the old myth that mermaids really lure sailors to their death, don't you?  I've used Morticia (available in the New Area HERE) and fussy cut her to sit on Pile 'o' Bones from Delicious Doodles. EEK!


I've colored Morticia with Copics and added pearls.  The bone pile was shaded with blue Copics as well.  The fab digi paper behind is from Smeared Ink's Honor the Dead 8 1/2 x 11" set (it comes in 12 x 12" too) which looked like the depths of the sea to me. I've also added blue RainDots to the background for bubbles.  The sentiment is computer generated and cut with the Fanciful Labels Emboss Plus folder and inked with Distress.


It's a stepper card and the backdrop is cut with my Nesties Arched Windows One.  I'm also entering this in Bunny Zoe's Something Blue, Cards for Men Myth and Magic (a warning, LOL), Tammy's Scrappin' Corner Monochromatic, 613 Ave Create ATG, Outlawz Monday Greeting Card ATG, Corrosive Challenge Cute and Creepy, Addicted to Stamps Create a Scene, Di's Digi Designs Coloring Skills, Polkadoodles More than One Fold, Stampin' for the Weekend Fairies or Fantasy, Little Blue Button Stamps Shaped Cards, 4 Krafty Girlz ATG, Simon Says Wednesday ATG, and  TTRCD ATG Oct 1-7.

21 comments:

  1. Love this stepper card...your mermaid is fabulous. Great coloring too! Thanks for playing along in the Anything Goes Challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog this week!

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  2. Fabulous card - love the papers and super image. Thanks for joining us at Polka Doodles this week. Karon, DT Polka Doodles.

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  3. this is sooo stunning Donna love everything about it even with you lURING it to the dark side ;)

    hugs Ria

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  4. Lovely card and shape, thanks for joining us at SFTW, good luck cheers Sue N x

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  5. Oh this is beautiful! Thank you for playing with Little Blue Button Stamps! Good luck!

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  6. Wow, this is amazing Donna!! I am loving the bead work on your image and of course I love, love how you colored it! Hugs!

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  7. Fun and more fun. Awe, so cute and delightful, simply a lovable card. Thanks for playing in our neighborhood at 613 Avenue Create. We look forward to seeing you again.
    Hugs
    Berni,DT
    613AvenueCreate.

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  8. wow, what a fun card! I love the dark monochromatic feel it has. Great job, thanks for joining in on the fun over at Polka Doodles.

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  9. awwww WOW this is amazing love it ty for joining in at LOC

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  10. Absolutely fabulous. Love the Lacy Sunshine image and the fabulous background you've given her. Thank you so much for playing along with us at Cards for Men this week. hugs, Pat K xx

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  11. Morticia is fabulous! Wonderful colors and coloring! Thank you for playing this week at 613 Avenue Create!

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  12. This is absolutely amazing! Love the
    blue color scheme and awesome sentiment! Fabulous design and coloring too! Thanks for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge!
    {hugs}
    Regan

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  13. really love this...the colors are both beautiful and eerie!

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  14. This is a wonderful creation with great details and its perfect for our ‘MONOCHROMATIC’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Tammy’s Scrapin Corner Senior DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  15. Fabulous stepper card Donna! Love the mermaid, she's cute but obviously deadly! ;) Love it! Thanks for sharing at Left of Centre this fortnight. Mo x

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  16. Wow, this is super awesome! I love what you did with the mermaid. It's deliciously dark! Thanks for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge!

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  17. I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE this card!!!! x

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  18. Wow, no one stands a chance against her! Gorgeous in blue, love the folds, and the pearls. FAB!!

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  19. Fab layout and I love your paper choices. Thanks so much for playing at Di's Digi Designs x

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  20. Love it! Thanks for taking part in our Myth & Magic Challenge. Hope to see you again soon. Hugs x

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Thanks for making my day!