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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Zombie Easter Bunny

Coffee of the Day - Highland Grog (tastes like pecan praline or butter pecan - yum!!!)

We have a new challenge starting up over at Oddball Art Stamps - create a Spring or Easter themed project. well everyone on the DT had the option of going cute or zombie. go ahead - guess my choice? it wasn't too hard was it? nope, didn't think so. zombie will win over cute any day, especially with Lizzy's fabulous images!!! just wait until you see my card...... I LOVE IT!!! actually so did Dave. he laughed and laughed!


I combined several of Lizzy's images - Zombie Big Eye Girl & Bunny and the matching Zombie Easter Basket. every bunny needs a basket, right? the basket was printed twice, with the 2nd one popped up on foam tape. the eyeballs were covered with crystal effects to give them an even shinier, slimier appearance! the sentiment is one I came up with on my own and then printed out on the computer.

papers are from the Basic Grey Urban Prairie collection, flower is Prima, ribbon is May Arts,  flourish piece is from a Cheery Lynn die, main image was cut with a die from MFT, while senti was cut with a Spellbinders die. buttons, sequins, and faux stitching complete the card. oh yes, our little bunny has a fluffy stickles tail!

to help add to the 'zombie' feel, I first painted the image as usual, then gave the figures & basket a light wash with grey ink to help 'muddy' them a bit. rather than add more healthy tones to her skin, I used greys & tans to highlight. kinda hard for the undead to have pink undertones to their skin! grins!

***and the winner of yesterday's Lots of Love for Lauryn blog candy is #8 - Verna Angerhofer  Please send me your mailing address so I can get this out to you!  (jenscull @ yahoo.com) thank you to everyone who stopped by! :)


Challenges:
Deconstructed Sketch - sketch #146
Fitztown - pick 3: buttons, ribbon (under the flower), flower
Craftin' Desert Divas - color inspiration
Eclectic Ellapu - Easter
One Stitch at a Time - use a digi
Outlawz Greeting - Happy Easter
That Craft Place - anything goes/Easter
My Sheri Crafts - a moment of laughter
Chocolate, Coffee, and Cards - stripes
Delicious Doodles - Easter
Left of Center - anything goes dark
Sister Act - any card goes
East Wind - humor
The Stamping Chef - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - Happy Easter and/or Sweet Treats with Basic Grey (oh yeah, got that covered no prob!)
TTCRD - anything goes

24 comments:

Ema M said...

Great sketch you worked with and came out with an super cute card! Funny image and sentiment too. Thanks for joining us at Fitztown Challenge Blog. Hope to see you more often and good luck!
Ema
FCB DT Coordinator

Kaija said...

Such a pretty card!
Thank for joining us at Fitztown Challenge.Gr.Kaija DT-member

Jackie C said...

Wonderful that you have shared your great artwork with us here at THE EAST WIND. Good luck hun and do come back again!
Jackie dt @ THE EAST WIND

Planetsusie said...

Had to smile at your card Jennifer, scary, pretty and creative all at the same time! I do like the images and the way you have put them together. Love the colouring and your choice of paper and embellishments.

Thank you so much for joining us over at the OSAAT challenge this week, lots of luck to you.

Hugs Sue Pxxx DT member

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Jennifer :-) the image is brilliant ! I never heard of these stamps,,, going to check them out ,, haha :-)

thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
luv
Lols x x x

Lisa said...

Awesome card!! Love the pretty colors!! Thanks so much for playing along at Craftin Desert Divas!!

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts
Craftin Desert Divas DT

Eiglas said...

Brilliant card Jennifer! Such fun and I love the sentiment too... ! LOL!
Thank you so much for joining us over at Left of Centre this week and look forward to seeing you over there again!
Hugs
Eiglas (DT)
x

Teresa Kline said...

oh my, I luv the background paper...this is awesome...luv all the color. So glad you played along with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

sparkle & shine *~*

Sarah said...

Fun! Thanks for joining us at My Sheri Crafts!

Joanne said...

This is so cute! Such an original! Super color combo too, a really lovely card. Thanx so much for playing along with us at CC&CC for our Yipes, Stripes! challenge. Hugs, Joanne

Lizzy Love said...

Love your card and the little verse on it is soooo cute!!! lol

Jackie C said...

Wonderful that you have shared your great artwork with us here at THE EAST WIND. Good luck hun and do come back again!
Jackie dt @ THE EAST WIND

KristyLee said...

Jen,
This is just too funny, love that senti! Great card, I so love it!!
Peace,
Kristy

Amanda said...

Hi, Beautiful card, Great layout and Beautiful papers. Love the Image and the funny verse. Thankyou for joining us at That Craft place.
Hugs Amanda

Penny said...

OMGosh, this image is too cute! Such a funny sentiment, too! Love it! Great design, Jen! :^)
Hope you have a wonderful Easter! :^)
Hugs, Penny

P.G. Lamb said...

Very cute and so much fun! Thanks for joining us at My Sheri Crafts.

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

Totally adore this! The sentiment is just fabulous with this!!!

Thanks for joining at Delicious doodles challenges. Hope you will join us next time DT Crafting Vicky. I have a great giveaway so don’t forget to join in  Crafting Vicky giveaway post 

Judy McKay said...

Lovely card. I like your colours and theme. Thank you for joining us at Fitztown this week. Judy

Lynn (aka Lynnpenguin) said...

This did make me smile...very nice creation and the first ever Zombie Easter card I've seen.

Thanks for joining us this week at One Stitch at a Time. Good luck.

Lynn, OSAAT

CG said...

Hi Jennifer! Wow, this is so fun & funky. Love the bright colors & patterns, and that bold black
zombie trail" LOL. And check out those sequins! You're so stinkin' talented :) Thank you for joining us at OSAAT last week, and hope you'll join us this week for our "Favourite Things" Challenge! Best, CG

K8 said...

What a funny card, love all details!! Thank you for play with us at Fitztown this time, hope to see you soon again!! Hugs Kate DT

Raquel said...

Awesome job with the sketch... love the colors!

Thanks for sharing with My Sheri Crafts

erinstewart said...

What a fabulous twist on an Easter card! Love Oddball images and you've made it sing!!! Your colouring is great, the papers are fantastic, and that sentiment is perfect! Thanks for joining us at That Craft Place Challenge Blog. xx Erin

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

Cute card!!! Thanks so much for participating in our EAST WIND challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
~DEANNE~
A Little Bit O' Paper