Monday, May 28, 2012

Smudgy Antics Challenge: Embellish it!

This weeks Smudgy Antics challenge is; Embellish it! Use at least 3 embellies, now thats not tOo hard, no excuse not to play. Check out the prize and the rules here.

this week I made a tag

The corset is a Smeared ink digi, I colored it using pencils, the embellies are: 3 ribbon roses, some bling, a ribbon bow and a perfume bottle charm.

Hope to see you in this weeks challenge at Smudgy Antics

Next week will be Skull Appreciation Day Blog Hop with Smeared Ink, you can still sign up at the Smeared Ink Forum,

Do you love creating amazing projects that showcase skully goodness? Wanna get some traffic to your blog and share your obsession? Join us on June 4th for one wild blog hop event! We will be celebrating Skull Appreciation Day by featuring handmade projects that spotlight the much-loved cranium. We will also be giving away tons of freebies during the hop!

How can you participate, you ask? Well, there are a couple of ways to get in on the action. To spread the word, grab our button here and post it to your blog, facebook page, or website and share the info. Then come hop through the amazing projects on the 4th.

To join in, simply make a homemade project or craft that features a skull and sign up to be included in our hop list. This is open to any crafter or artist who would like to feature a handmade skull-themed project. You can sign up by leaving a comment your name and blog address. All participants will receive a free Smeared Ink Skull Appreciation digi image to add to your collection.

After you sign up, be on the lookout for the hop list to be posted. The deadline for signing up as a participant is Thursday May 31, 2012. We will post the hop list of participants on Saturday morning, June 2, 2012. Then just share your project on the 4th along with the list of participating blogs! During the hop we will also be giving away freebies, so that is even more incentive to participate or hop along.

If you or someone you know would like to sponsor the hop with your own freebie giveaway featuring a skull (and get advertising on our forum, blogs, and other hop information posts like facebook shares), please contact Tori 
here. When you sponsor, we will add your website/button to all of our hop advertising.

Thanks for joining us in this event and spreading the word, and we look forward to a fun skull-filled blog hop on the 4th!

*for more information on Skull Appreciation Day, please visit Skull-A-Day.

I will enter the tag in the following challenges: I'm afraid my printer ink will smear and smudge when I use odorless turpentine and my coloring pencils to color my digis, but it worked out fine


  1. waanzinnig gave tag Monique, supermooi

  2. Beautiful tag Monique..... I love your vintage style :)

  3. Monique, your tags are always so beautiful! I wish I could make tags like yours. Gorgeous work!

  4. Monique, you are definitely the queen of tags! This is absolutely gorgeous. The choice of embellies is superb. Hxxx

  5. That's a fabulous tag, great details.

  6. Oooh I love this Monique, that digi stamp is gorgeous x

  7. You know I love this tag glad you decided to share with us at Corrosive Challenges. Good Luck :)

  8. Beautiful! I love what you do with our corsets! Great use of embellies and the distressed background is amazing.....Well done, Monique!


  9. AWESOME tag. Love the image, the coloring and the embellies. Absolutely perfect for this fortnight challenge the Corrosive Challenge. Please join us again soon.

    CC DT

  10. I know a man who would absolutely adore this card ... Thank you for playing along with the team at Simon Says Stamp and Show ... apologies for my rather late comment!