Saturday, 4 June 2011

Skull Appreciation Day Blog Hop

Today's the day.
The idea started over at the Skulladay blog. To have a day set aside to be an official international day of cranial love!
Smeared and Smudged, in time honoured fashion rose to the challenge and have organised a massive blog hop, to include not only S&S members but any artist that wants to join us.
There're some amazing prizes up for grabs as well. For full details go here.

I have got so many projects started. I have skulls all over my crafty room. Unfortunately, only one got finished, and this was a rush at the end. So sorry.
It's a fridge magnet. Even this was painted and repainted because I wasn't happy with my first attempt. It's been that kind of week.



Made from plywood. sealed with watered down PVA then painted with acrylic paints. Sealed with glow in the dark mod podge.
Edged with ink. A few of the small flowers from TH Tattered Florals die cut from voile and heated to seal and crinkle.

This is the list for the Smeared and Smudged Blog Hop

Get on over to these blogs for some seriously amazing artwork.
Thanks for popping by

28 comments:

  1. Aww love the rose on the skull hehe great job x

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  2. Way cool! Lovin' that gorgeous flower! xxD

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  3. Haha - trying to soften the scary effect with that rose don't fool me..eeeeek.!!
    GREAT project - I want one for my fridge.
    Hugz
    Ike xx

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  4. Wonderful project Helen!!!

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  5. I bet this looks great at night on the fridge with the glow in the dark

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  6. What a fab project Helen, and I love the idea of having a glow-in-the-dark skull on the front of your fridge :D

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  7. Great magnet, Helen... love that it is glow-in-the-dark!

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  8. glow in the dark modge podge? OOOOOO
    the flowers are awesome! Love the heated look on them.

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  9. cool magnet! Would make a great gift for a new college student's microfridge!

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  10. Your fridge magnet is fantastic great project
    Hope you are well
    Luv Jane xxx

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  11. Love the idea of a skull fridge magnet, what a great project to do for halloween, you could put a whole community of sugar skulls on there. Thanks for the inspiration.

    Frith x

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  12. Glow in the Dark...how awesome is that?! Very cool magnet, mi lady! Thanks for hopping with Smeared and Smudged!

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  13. a rose by anyother name well it is still yoric great job

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  14. I like this one a lot! fantastic glowy skull

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  15. GREAT magnet! Love the flower on it.
    inky hugs,
    Susan

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  16. wonderful job! love the flower and the eyes!

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  17. Too cool! What a great project, I've never seen the glow in the dark modge podge before, going to have to check that out :)

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  18. I know what you mean about running short on time! Great project!!!

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  19. how much fun that you made a magnet! and a glowy one, too! :)

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  20. I heard about short time but I really like your project.

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  21. I like how it looks like you can see his ribs through his eye orbits (now that's got to be a funky angle, but hey, it works!) Can't wait to see all the other skully projects as you finish them!

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  22. I know exactly how 'that kind of week' feels LOL. Great magnet, this will look amazing on the fridge at night glowing - creeppyyyyy.....

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  23. Sorry you had 'that kind of week' Helen... this magnet is great....i have a fridge...!
    Thanks for the comment on my 'other' blog.... i owe you a birthday pressie.... can you email me your snail mail addy please... and i am on the 1st ever third coast DT! THANK YOU my friend... much love lynx

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  24. this is super cool! I think I would creep my hubby out if I put something glowing on the fridge...his midnight milk just wouldn't be the same...he he...hey that's a fun idea :) I just love what you have made...the rose is super cool too!!

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  25. Don't be so hard on yourself Helen. He turned out great! I love how you added the gorgeous flower to your magnet. Glad you hopped with us!

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  26. WHA? Glow in the dark Mod Podge? I had no idea and now I must go out and buy some!! I love the magnet – Hope you're having a better week!

    :)tOri

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