Tuesday, October 5, 2010

31 Days of Halloween at Smeared Ink - Day Five

Have fun hopping today and thank you all for your fabulous comments thus far!  They mean so much to me and I will be hopping once my life resumes it's normal pace this week.  This hop has been FIERCE so far!!!

Welcome to the biggest, baddest, creepiest Halloween stamping event on the web!
(Or at least we'd like to think so!)

31 Days of Halloween started last year with two like-minded stampers who vowed to make and share one Halloween or Day of The Dead stamped project for each day in October. We had a huge response from others who enjoyed it just as much as we did. So this year, we are going even bigger!

We'd like to invite YOU to join in this year and participate in our 31 Days of Halloween month-long event. We're offering up some cool prizes at the end, and know that you'll have a blast! How can you do this, you ask? Well, there are a couple of ways to participate this year, and below you find all the details.

31 Days Of Halloween Wicked Blog Participant
What You Have To Do: Commit to making and displaying one stamped project on your blog for each day in October. To commit, add your name and blog address in a comment under this post.
The Rules: The project must handmade by you and be posted by 9:00 am Pacific Time every day. The project must be stamped, with either a rubber stamp or digi stamp used somewhere, and must be either Halloween or Day of the Dead themed. The project cannot be ALL digital, such as a digi scrapbook page, but can use digital elements in the overall project. To qualify for the prize drawing at the end of the month, you must post a project EVERY DAY in October. If you miss a day, you will still qualify to receive a survival button, but will not qualify for the prize drawing.
31 Days of Halloween Horrifying Hopper
What You Have To Do:Hop through each of the Wicked Blogs that are participating and leave a comment on each project.
The Rules:You must leave a comment on EACH participating blog every day to qualify for the prize drawing. Your comment should be about the project or something related (ie-no "Here's my comment for today" or "I'm here!"...these types of comments won't count!) If you miss a day or a blog, you will still qualify to receive a survival button, but will not qualify for the prize drawing.
31 Days of Halloween Sinister Lurker
What You Have To Do:If you can't comment every day on every blog , you will still have the chance to win some Lurker prizes! We will be hiding scavenger hunt pictures randomly throughout the month on various participating blogs...if you find one on any given day, you will be put in for that day's freebie drawing. It may be a coupon, a free digi, or a Halloween goodie, who knows!
The Rules: Scavenger Items will be hidden randomly, and are not guaranteed to be available every day. You will have to visit blogs to find them. If you find one, you will email and let us know exactly where it was and your name will go into that scavenger item's drawing. Each person who finds the "hidden" picture will get one entry. Bloggers are able to participate and find scavenger pictures as well, unless it is hidden on their own blog.

So, I know you are now asking yourself "What Prize Drawing is she talking about?" We are offering up a glorious concoction of 31 Days goodies as both participant prizes and to go into the drawing at the end of the month. First, I'll explain the participant prizes.
When you sign up to be a Wicked Blog Participant, you will receive a special blog button to display in your sidebar during the 31 Days. It will have a name list of all the other wicked participants, so you'll have a one-stop hub for all your visitors!
At the end of the month, you will also receive a participant "Survivor" blog button for you to proudly display all the time, showing everyone that you have what it takes to survive this grueling fest!

Horrifying Hoppers and Sinister Lurkers will also have the option of picking up a "Survivor" button at the end of the month, and will be able to grab a general 31 Days button from the S&S blog anytime during the month to let others know about it too.
Scavenger Prizes will be chosen randomly throughout the month and posted that day on the S&S blog.

Now, what you all have been waiting for, the prize drawing! Take a lookie...

Each person who successfully completes the 31 Days as either a Wicked Blog Participant or a Horrifying Hopper will receive one entry toward the prize drawing. If you successfully complete both, you will receive two entries. (Meaning if you are a Wicked Blog Participant and you comment on every blog every day, you have successfully completed both)
We can't wait to share 31 Days of Halloween with you this year, and hope you enjoy it as much as we know we will! If you'd like to be on our Wicked Blog List, sign up below by September 28; all Wicked Blogs Participants will receive a link to grab their button and participant list on Sept 29. Hoppers, Lurkers, and those who just want to check out the fun, start out on the S&S Blog on October 1st! Have a Happy and Safe Halloween!

Hey All!!  Welcome to Day Five of this amazing event!!

Today I bring you a fun and semi-dark card that I made.  I used a tag stamp that has 3 individual vintage style tags on it and I used those along with they definition of Nymph from the SI Nymphs set.

 My cardbase is a gorgeous medium blue with the next layer as the web paper from the K&Company mat stack that I cannot put down!!

I used my fab ouchless cardboard from GA, star paper from PTI, my delicious orange web ribbon and a MS spider sticker.

My Nymphs definition is backed with a sparkly Heidi Grace flowery paper and winged with an older SU! set stamped with Tim Holtz Vintage Photo ink.

I hope you enjoy hopping today!!!

Crafty Hugs!


Alexandra Lundgren said...

THIS is wonderful and that cardboard is great. I think I need to get some! Wonderful combination of items and images. You excel at that girl! I want to come watch you 'work' one day!!!!

DonnaMundinger said...

Love those stamps, hon, and the layour is fab! You managed to make those birds look sinister too! WooHoo! xxD

Sugar said...

that is too coool!!! the carboard is great! I got some of the same ribbon..cant wait to break it out!

Unknown said...

So many details to come together and make a beautiful card. Cardboard, I got to get some of that too.

Unknown said...

Hi Meridith
I love your tag card every thing works so perfectly together
Luv Jane xxx

Daniella said...

Gorgeous!! Isn't ouchless cardboard addicting? I HOARD mine!! Love the tags and the definition on wings. Awesome!

SuzieQ said...

Love the wings and the birds!! The cardboard is great.

Kelli Green aka Cajunstampingqueen said...

That is freaking awesome!!!! I totally love it!!!

Unknown said...

All your items are great! Love how you combined them.

Alison said...

Love the cardboard! I have the same ribbon...but in black. You did another fab card!

Stitchinwitch said...

Great colour and style combo

Croms' Cubby Hole said...

love the staggered tags. the winged sentiment looks as if it should be like that. Great project yet again. Thankyou
Helen x

Steph said...

Gorgrous card, lovin' all the elements. The blue card base really makes it all pop.

ldfdesign said...

love the color combination! wonderful job with all the layers!!!

KC said...

wow this is a great card! I love all the different things you have added to it!!!

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