Wednesday, August 25, 2010

August Bombshell Hop! Some Like It Hot Hot Hot!!

Woo Hoo!!!  I'm SO excited to be hopping today with the delicious Bombshell Ladies!!!  Today's theme is as follows:

"August 25th Hop - Some Like it Hot, Hot, Hot....
This is going to be a combined hop with the Girls over at Gauche Alchemy. It should really help drive new people to both sites, so let’s promote the HECK out of it! Tweet it, Facebook it, etc..
With that title you have a lot of options..
Some include:
Any Bombshell ‘cause they are all Hot…(duh) _ BUT NOT NECESSARY to have a Bombshell image Gauche Girls !!!
Summer themes
Flames on the Hot Rod stamps
…and of course Summer colors
(if you have Gauche Alchemy kits...try Banana Hammock, Lady Marmalade or Scarlett Red Fever...)
I don’t know where you live, but it has been blazing here this summer, so hot is definitely on my brain.
There will be of course the chance for a great prize package."

I chose to use Persimmon cardstock from The Paper Source as my card base.  My striped background paper is Basic Grey - always a 'go-to' for me.

I trimmed the flames out freehand and edged them with craft glue and coated them in SU! red glitter.  I used my Girl's Ruin Bombshell set for this card.  My main image is stamped in Momento ink in Tuxedo Black.  She is colored in with my Copics with the edges sponged with SU! Real Red ink.

I matted her to PTI's Summer Sunrise cardstock to make her pop off of the page a bit more.  I then ran a straight stitch in black around the edge to frame her nicely.

I stamped my sentiment 'Girl's Ruin' also in the Momento ink and colored with my Copics.  I also backed it with the same PTI SS for symmetry with my main layer and trimmed them out.

As a final touch, I added red, self-adhesive, pearls to the bottom.

I hope you have enjoyed my HOT creation and please keep on hopping so that you'll be able to see all of the delicious hotness along this hop!!

Gauche Alchemy
Merdrey Chew

Don't forget!  Forum rules:

Hop or be hopped! Participate in the blog hop and receive an entry into this month's prize package drawing! You'll also receive 1 entry for each comment left on everyones blog!

HOP: Stop by the last Wednesday of each month and get ready to be inspired! Then click the first name on the list, and let the good times roll!

BE HOPPED: If you're interested in joining us for our upcoming blog hop, please post your request in the thread. Then, come back the Tuesday night before the hop to pick up HTML code for the list of hoppers to add to your post. It's as easy as that! See you there!

Thanks for stopping by and leaving some love!!

And I am beyond THRILLED and HONORED to announce that I've been asked to join the fabulous Bombshell Gals as a Guest on their Design Team for the month of September!!  Yep!  That's right, I'm going to be Ms. September!!!  I'm so excited!!  More news to come on that later!!!

Keep on hopping!!!



GlitteryKatie said...

Gorgeous card Meredisth!!!

Anita Bownds said...

wow Meredith totally fantastic card lovin them flames...hugs Anita

Alison said...

Congrats Ms. September!!! I'm so happy for you!!! Your card is super hot! I love those flames you cut out! Great job!

~Lady B~ said...

Wow! Smokin' hot! I love it!

Kas said...

She is HOT! the flames are way cool!

Maggi said...

Wowowow love the flames!

Happy Hop Day! :)

Chantal Vandenberg said...

Wow this is awesome! It's on fire and it's simply fantastic!!!

Kelli Green aka Cajunstampingqueen said...

OH MY WOW!!!!!!! Awesome Job!

Congratulation Ms. September!!!!!!!!!! I'll be seeing you around as I made the full DT this term!!!!!

Unknown said...

This card is fantastic Meredith. I absolutely love those freakin flames!!!!

Nicole Maki said...

Congratulations, Ms. September. How exciting!

Love how the flames extend beyond the traditional card shape and those red pearls are so hot. Great finishing touch.

joyce rodli said...

Awesomeness Meredith and happies to you being Ms September.

Unknown said...

Your card is fantastic congratulations on Ms September
Luv Jane xxx

Anonymous said...

Love it! I'm now officially itching to order a truckload of Bombshell Stamps!

Nina said...

Hey, girl! That is one hot creation! Love the flames!

And awesome news! Congrats, Ms. September! =)

Unknown said...

That's so cool-or hot even!! LOVE that stamp!!

Cheryl Valadez said...

Meredith, big congrats to you, grrl!! September is right around the corner...I can't wait to see what you have in store for us ;D I am loving this flaming hot card, too! Awesome card design and it delivers on the theme perfectly!

Carmen said...

She is gorgeous and am loving those flames.

Thanks for your comments meredith - the journal isn't actually mine it's my entry into someone else's Circle Journal. Our theme is Rock in Peace and we are only 3 months in so am just about to do my 3rd entry - I suspect another Bombshell and some Gauchey goodness will be making their way in there *g*

I do want to start an art journal which is why I'm excited at Yvonne's new series in the GA newsletter.

Alaine said...

Love how you colored her!!!! Very very hot!

Mary G. said...

Wow, now THAT is HOT!!!!

Congrats, Ms. September! :)

Sparkly Engineer said...

Definitely Hot! Red is my favorite color.

Kathi said...

I'm so excited that you're going to be Miss September!!!

You rock the Bombshell Stamps and this card proves it! Fabulous work. I love the flames, the way you colored the image, and pretty much everything about it. Yeah. It's hot.

Laura (Faerielore) said...

WOW this is HOT !!!!! Absolutely stunning i love the firey colours xxxx

KarmaCraft said...

Wow, I love the bling on the bottom and the colours are just so deep and engaging. Hot!

Kishley (Dolly Sapra) said...

wow!! This is so hot & sexy..

Alexandra Lundgren said...

GORGEOUS! Love the flames- LOVE THEM!

Congrats on Ms. September!!! You are rockin' girl!

My name is Wynneth said...

Congratulations on the GDT slot Meredith - you go girl!!

There's a little something on my bloggie for you too x


KC said...

wow just wow I love it!

" M " said...

I really loved that alot ! I loved the paper flames stickin' out , thank you for inspiring ! : P

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