Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The Many Allys of Allywhitecat and Haunted House Design Teams challenge and March Blog Hop with Smeared Ink

Welcome...and the March winds in West Texas are blowing...tumbleweeds the size of little Volkswagen and the dirt to go with it.Forget the make up today! haha..
I wanted to share two things with you.
my entry to
I have chosen a beautiful image from Ike's store called "Bite Me" I have a confession..I practise drawing ..because I want to be like Ike when I grow up hahaha I want my journals to rock the house down with awesome faces..well sadly I am not there yet.
I chose blue hair and white eyes. Yes I love that feel. Look at the hair..can you imagine drawing that hair? wow! I colored with prisma pencils and watercolors. here she is
The second thing I want to show you is my bottle using
My goodness the stamps are so beautiful "Nymphs"
My bottle was done differently than I have ever done it before. I put gesso on the bottle let it dry and then used Dylusion spray inks then I waited a day and used Mod Podge over it adding my image.
I am out of wire because I wanted my son to wire wrap some beautiful beads I have that will go so beautifully with this project..and a 80 mile trip was not in our plans lately but I will get that finished soon.
Internet is dragging tonight and I am having extreme trouble making this post so please forgive if I cannot get the blog roll up I will keep trying if I do it will be on the side bar.
Take care
susan s


  1. I love the colors. Very vibrant. They really bring out the stamp. I agree that 80 miles is a bit of a stretch for adornments. Good choice.

  2. Wow! that is some project! I have never tried to decorate a bottle before so you are inspiring me...some great images. I hope you do keep practicing your drawing, I would love to be talented like that.

  3. Both lovely projects - the bottle is just awesome and I love your color choices for the "Ike" image!

  4. She looks so beautiful with blue hair :-) Excellent colouring my Friend and I LUV your altered bottle :-D

    IKE xxxxxxx

  5. Cool way to create your bottle. May have to try. Love that both the bottle and the HDH entry are blue. Beautiful tag. The bottle is just as gorgeous, love the color and nymph just pops out. Love your creations!

  6. Stunning coloring on the hair and the bottle looks amazing! =)
    Hugs, Elenor

  7. I really like the way you colored her hair on the stamp. Bravo! Your bottle is really cool too. Hopefully when I get some time I can try to some art on a bottle. You inspired me! Thx for sharing!

  8. Gorgeous work on Ike's image and your bottle is beyond fabulous! Even though the beads have not yet been added, I can already see them hanging, accenting your beautiful art!

  9. Awesome project Susan. Your card is beautifully colored and your bottle is stunning. I'm not sure how you did it but your image is so colorful and vibrant on the blue bottle.

  10. Both of your projects totally rock! Your coloring is just awesome! Great job on both!