Thursday, January 12, 2012

Smeared and Smudged January Member Blog Hop

Well hello hello hello.
First can I just say"??? Wow do I love modern technology....NOT!!!
I have been trying since about 9am eastern time to get this posted.
Nothing with blogger for once but my internet this time. Gotta love WiFi....
I will get a better internet. I especially have to have a more reliable one as I am going to need to be connected more often for crafting reasons.
Ok on to my card's today. I did 4 different project's for this hop. I kept changing my mind about which one I wanted to post so decided this morning to post them all..
Why not,? Right?
I have made 2 Cards and 2 Atc's using the chosen theme from smeared and smudged which was "MESH"
I looked all over my house for some real metal mesh and could only find this really little stuff I have to make a necklace that was supposed to have been finished month's ago.
I used mostly smeared ink digi stamp's and rubber stamp's on my project's.
The 2 atc's were made using my new images from "Octopede Factory" You can find their digi's on etsy.
They do have a blog but not sure of the address and dont want to post the wrong one but you all know how to find a blog. she (lily) has some cool little quirky image's. I used herEdgar Allan Poe digi and also Frida Kahlo.  Most of us know who Poe was and some may know who frida was. She was an awesome artist. She was bed ridden for most of her adult life and alot of her painting's were of her and kinda on the weird side. Just the kind of stuff I get into. Look her up sometime and check out her painting's.  Lily even got the unibrow perfect for her image.
I also used a rose rubber stamp from bombshell stamp's. '
I used a mesh stamp from smeared ink and also borrowed some drywall mesh tape stuff from the hubby's stash of goodie's.
Digi's and rubber  used Frida and Edgar Poe digi  from Octopede Factory.
Old time hearse- graveyard scene- bride and groom skull's --Blessed Be text-- mesh stamp from smeared ink.
Rose's and lil skulls on frida atc are from Bombshell rubber collection. The lil skulls on flourish are stamped on shrink paper and shrunk. LoL (of course)
I hope this internet stay's connected long enough to upload these pic's.
I typed out this post about 5 times before I realized I could copy and paste it and send it to myself in an email and then copy and paste it here. Wow what a day it has been.
Thanks for stopping by and checking out my blog on the blog hop.
Since I am the last stop you can rest your weary lil finger's and eye's now and take a breather.
Maybe I got lucky and not many people have  made it through the hop yet...


monique said...

wow you've been busy, love all tour projects

Kristina said...

Wowzers, all of your projects are wonderful! I really really do love them all! I know who Freida is I watched the movie based on her life. Cool looking bobble head Poe & Fredia. You have don a superb job! & Im glad you posted them all!

Sharon Sahl said...

MaryKay, your projects are wonderful - love your bright colors and the Octopode stamps. That's a terrific background in the one with the carriage too! Glad you got it all sorted out as blogger has been a b**** for everyone today.

Croms' Cubby Hole said...

MaryKay, I wouldn't like to choose out of these either. I'm so glad you decided to share them all. Fabulous work

Heather said...

MaryKay- What fabulous projects! I especially like the mesh background on the Blessed Be piece!

Blogger can be a pain sometimes.

KC said...

these are all so cool! I love Octipode's stuff! and your image combos are great!

Sara a.k.a. Eternal Princess Ryan said...

Mary Kay... I love your cards and the ATC's are absolutely awesome! I am so glad that you have decided to come and play with us! Bwahahaha!!! I love your creations and will do my best to pop on by to see what is new! Hugs!

Dieverdog said...

These are so cool! I especially love the first one - just the exact right amount of color to make it pop! And the idea of the greyed out photo in the background - what a super idea! I wish I'd thought of that! The stamp images are wonderful! I've never seen them before but they are really neat! Love the phrase "Blessed Be" they used to say that on Charmed!

I Don't Do Straight said...

Yay!!!! I get to comment!!!! Just wanted to stop by and congratulate you on winning the Quoth the Raven Candy......can't wait to see what you create :)

While I'm allowed to comment......I want to tell you how FAB your project is......Gorgeous!!!

blackdragon said...

Marykay.... i love your work.... all of it...but the Poe piece is fantastic.... (why havent you entered it at at QUOTH THE RAVEN? Scared you'd win again? :) haha!)
All 3 pieces are wonderfully thought out... i shall have to start stalking you! love BD x

CONGRATS AGAIN on your winnings.... have you brought a lottery ticket? They say things come in 3's.... you won twice this week.... :) xxx

ike said...

Oh, FABUUULUSSSS creations. These are just awesome. The first one with the super red curtains, really pops. Amazing ATCs. I do hope you are going to enter something over at QTR ????

Jane said...

Great work love them congratulations on your wins
Luv Jane xxx

Jane said...

Hi MaryKay you asked about the image I used on one of my cards it is from Creepie Cute Stamps here is the link
Luv Jane xxx

Sugar said...

whew! you've been busy girl! love them all!