Sunday, 5 February 2017

My Zombie valentine

I've said before, I don't have a romantic bone in my body. Yes, I do make some romantic themed cards - because I give the cards I make to charities to sell, and lots of people want to buy romantic ones, but I do tend to struggle when it comes to Valentine's Day.

So when I saw that this month's Naughty or Nice challenge is Love is in the Air  I decided to take the Naughty route, but I didn't want to make it an X-rated card. Eventually I came up with the idea that a zombie might love you for your brains rather than your body, and computer generated a suitable sentiment. But where was I going to find a Valentine's Day Zombie image? A bit of Googling took me to Free Dearie Dolls, a blog that publishes free digis on an almost daily basis (I've followed them and am sure I'll be a regular visitor now!) and this image - perfect for my plan!


I couldn't really use the optional colour palette - a pink zombie just wouldn't look right - although I have incorporated plenty pink and red in honour of Valentine's Day. Before tearing out the sentiment, I sponged it with some slime green ink and stamped a speckle background stamp in red over it to look like blood spatters. I've added the same blood splatters to the slime green background paper.

5 comments:

  1. This really is a great fun card Jan. Great colours and a really funny sentiment. Barbxx

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  2. This is great fun, Jane! I'm glad you went the traditional green zombie route for this card. Thanks for joining us at Naughty or Nice Challenges, it just wouldn't be the same without you! Jo x

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  3. Hahah! I'm a bit like that too when it comes to romance, and I love your alternative Valentine's card.

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  4. Wha? You didn't want to make an x-rated card? ;) This one is awesome! I especially like the blood spatters... Thanks for joining us at Naughty or Nice Challenges!

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  5. Hahahaha! I love, love, love your card! Fabulous! Thanks for joining us at Naughty or Nice Challenge! Cyndi, DT

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