Monday, January 27, 2014

Rotten Love Challenge #181 at Haunted Design House

Today the new challenge starts at Haunted Design House, theme is Rotten Love and we are being sponsored by Delicious Doodles,check the Haunted Design House blog for all details and inspiration from my fellow minions, would be nice if you left them  some love on their bloggies, life is hard in the Dungeon, so they can used some nice comments :-)

I made a canvas, Valentine themed ofcourse, using a Delicious Doodles image called Angel of Death
 Products used

Glamour Dust glitter paint in black ice and Sizzling red.
Dazzling metallics Shimmering Silver, Metallic Lustre Iced Espresso.
Tim Holtz Dies: Ornate Crosses,Winged Heart, Graveyard edge.
A Cuttle bug embossing folder Textile Texture, and the Fence Die.
 A closer look at Angel of Death (coloured with Derwent color soft pencils) the stamps in the background are Tim Holtz Valentine stamps, the blood splatter is a Stampinback stamp.
 I used the back of a canvas and covered the edges using Texture Crackle, the cracks appear when it dries. Added some Metallic Lustre to the crackle and the fence die and the cross
 Painted the roses red  using the glamour dust glitter paint
Painted the wings and the crown using dazzling metallic paint, the heart using glamour dust glitter paint. when Dry I stamped the batwings to the wing die and added the senti to the heart. Covered the Heart, wings and crown with one step crackl emedium. Let dry and cracks apear
rubbed some distress ink in the cracks to make them more visable

final touch some bling on the crown, that;s it

Can't wait to see your entries in the challenge

I will enter this in the following challenges


  1. Very nicely done Monique, the coloured texture crackle is awesome. and I love that you have done the back of the canvas to to get the really cool frame and depth. xx

  2. Oh wow. We love this take on Valentines. What a fabulous piece of art you made.

  3. Very different, very vivid, very vey it.

    fiona dT

  4. Oh, if only I could color like that with the pencils!! You have done a fabulous job with your design and the crackle makes it just look so aged and perfect. Thanks for joining us at Through the Purple Haze Challenges!! Good luck!

  5. I love this card. It is so different from anything I have seen recently. The colouring is fabulous and all your embellishments just add to this masterpiece I love it. Thanks for Joining us at TTPH Challenges Becky - DT

  6. Your card rocks! Awesome job with the techniques used! Perfect design and image is really colored fantastic! Thanks for joining the challenge at Through the Purple Haze and hope to see more if your wonderful creations here in future challenges.


  7. This is wonderful! So many intricate details and I love how you've made all the different elements.

    Thanks for joining us at Through the Purple Haze Challenges.

    Lucy DT x

  8. Sorry I'm a bit behind, hon. FABULOUS frame. Love your coloring and the super details. xxD

  9. Love this! It turned out quite I have another shopping list lol
    Makes me want to do something and I don't have time before Xmas!
    Nicky B.