Monday, February 25, 2013

Do I love steam punk ?

Let me count the ways I love steam punk...
I am applying for D T with
what fun..gears and cogs and awesome images...old world wonmderment.
I would be more than happy to make all seven images but yes I am also happy to make four and post them and yes love the Gothic steam punk wonderment there
Thanks for looking
susan s

susan s


Welcome to another Smudgy Antics challenge!The theme is  cRUMBLE iT...Please read the rules on the side bar,,most important have fun with us at
I love the Gothic Angels and this stamp I purchased from the
check out our Edgar Allen Poe Stamps this month..
The theme crumble it makes you think..I chose my stamp and then went with the distress look.I hope you like mine..I can't wait to see yours
My stamp is called angel as death you can purchase the digital stamp also at
Thanks for stopping in
susan s

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

I played today

 wanted to show off my stamp set..this is my birthday gift from my wonderful friend Ike.
There were more pieces but I thought i had filled the tag up quite a bit. hope you like it..I love this stamp set from The stampman called "cranes"
I met this wonderful friend in a cyber place called  SMEARED AND SMUDGED this is not a link you can click my side bar for links there and at the bottom..and if you ever need a awesome artist to draw a dream in your minds eye call on Ike her link is at the bottom of my blog.


Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Happy February 19,2013

I want to say thank you to all my wonderful friends that were so loving on my Birthday yesterday..thank you for the love ...
This was made by Shell our wonderful DT and a precious friend
and below the beautiful Birthday card from shell is another awesome surprise from Ike i will share a peek with you .The text messages were awesome as were the on line messages and facebook rocked..and i have Kristy who sang me Happy Birthday on the phone and Patti who texted it ...hahaha thank everyone for the love and well wishes.

Today I am posing returns on swaps this swap is with
thanks for looking in
no 2 Tori
no 3 Sandy A
no.4 Kristy
no.5 Laura 
no.6 angela..on top
awesome art everyone..thanks so much!Thank you Tori for being the awesome Hostess you are!

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Happy Valentines Day

Happy Blood Valentines Day and welcome to my blog...the last day of our blog hop with
This is a digital stamp from
I love her art..beautiful.I made this for a friend who lives in Florida uuummm hope she likes it. Happy Valentines everyone
This is for you kristy.
and I finished my journal piece for
Please come play with us at

and thank you everyone for all the kind words please feel free to stop in and say hi any time.
susan s


Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Welcome to my blog

Today is day Three of
today was a day for me ..of finishing a swap with stampers that is my offering ..
I purchased a couple of new stamps and received them this month so had to use them one is a gothic pair of glasses and the other i shared with you in a earlier post the mermaid
Here are my tags leaving to Sandy A. who is also in this Bloody Valentine swap..and thank you Sandy for being the awesome hostess you are.Thanks for stopping in...
susan s.  

Monday, February 11, 2013

Day Two Bloody Valentine swap with smeared ink

Welcome to my blog

this is day two with
My beautiful image came from!__digital-art-stamps
I could never say enough about Ike. she is a long time standing DT for Smeared Ink and one of the most fantastic artist you could ever have the privilege of hear is my piece sorry Ike I am doing the carriage is now a pumpkin waltz  I have been up since two am here and it is late...
Thanks for stopping in
susan s

Desert Island craft Challenge and Dilly Beans Challenge

Last minute challenge...well this is for
This was a fun put together..I got to play with my red rubber stamps from
The wonderful image is from
My two little hearts are from smeared ink and the wings on the image are from a heart i cut off and added.The first sentiment hidden HEART is a red rubber stamp from smeared ink and the sentiment LOVE YOU is from the Dilly Bean image.
I used Tim Holtz tape on the borders of the bottom layer and Tim holtz solid 12x12 paper.The second layer is also lined in Tims tape and the paper is grade school lines with hearts i purchased 4 for $1.00 at michaels SSSHHH don't tell..The top paper I call my hippie paper was one of the four for a dollar also but so cute!The flowers are silk.
Thanks for looking. 
susan s.

Sunday, February 10, 2013

smudgy antic new challenge and day one of Bloody Valentines blog hop

Welcome to Lily and the Lotus blog
This is my act for 
and day one with 
This act was made with two stamps from

The heart with wings and the mask.
The crow is from Dylusions made by Ranger Ink.Eight have been made for
thanks Tori you are a awesome hostess !

The red is painted in ink "Distress Ink Barn Door."
I hope you play with us in this challenge at

Have a wonderful day and have fun hopping..Happy Bloody Valentines hop day!
susan s

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

new journal page for smeared ink forum

Greetings this Wednesday afternoon. We have a new journal challenge I hope you are up to it....this is my journal challenge for
week 54 things with wings.
Well I guess I am ready to fly because all i could think about what if... so here is my page.I hope you join us...and please don't forget out challenge at
susan s

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

simply Betty steampunk challenge piece

welcome to my blog. This is my steam punk challenge piece for
This is a beautiful digital stamp and I enjoyed making her today.she is "The oval Portrait"classic collection steampunk.
Hope you like her.
Thanks for looking.
susan s.

Monday, February 4, 2013

Happy Monday this is a challenge with rick st Dennis
hope you play...
simple domino with the awesome freebie image this weekend..Thanks for this
Thanks for peeking in.
susan s

Happy Monday I want to share another challenge with smeared ink I am playing in.
The theme in the green is to use a dryer sheet..well I used two. I kept my current smudgy antics style (gatefold) which is the current challenge for
but yes i added the dryer sheets lol.
I want to also bring to your attention along with the dryer sheets my wolf.Actually, this was the first wolf I have colored.

 oh first time for everything just about right? The wolf is from Ike a DT with smeared ink and you can find her images not only at the smeared ink store
but also please visit her blog and personal store..she is such a awesome artist. I will link you in a minute...First let me open my card. . .  yes the lyrics are from Korn and also Disturbed sang this song forsaken..
you can also go their offical websites and find the song or google it..awesome song from both recording groups which happen to be on my top music list...anyway...
the middle of the gate card will take us back to Ike..this was a friday freebie from her store..I hope I have made her proud
and the final page is one of the newest digitasl stamps from smeared ink (the link above)
okay so there is the wolf the town and the lady use your imagination.:)
susan s
and thanks for stopping in.
Ikes addy
Please vist the addys I gave you and hope to see you in our challenges.

Sunday, February 3, 2013

sparkle and glitter challenge piece

Good evening this is my challenge piece for
I went with the hugging vamps..:).

I used a candy body and a few silk flowers and bats.simple. Love the digi reminds me of Johnny D. in Dark Shadows a little..anyway..the theme is hearts andd/or hugs.
Thanks for looking.
susan s