Good Morning! It's time for Macabre Monday with Haunted Design House. But first, there were some requests for the stamp maker of last week's image and I'm sorry, but I have no idea who it is. It's an unmounted stamp, made of thin blue rubber. If anyone knows, I will happily give credit.
No, on to the challenge - this week's theme is Music Mayhem and needs to use a song or song title as your muse.
I immediately went to "Animal I Have Become" by Three Day's Grace. The chorus is:
"So what if you can see the dark inside of me
No one will ever change this animal I have become
Help me believe it's not the real me
Somebody help me tame this animal I have become"
which totally screams Werewolf to me.
I found an extremely cool werewolf photo on the web - my view of werewolves came from The Howling so they always look like this in my head - and this guy was so beautiful. I thought about doing something ripped and tattered and torn, but I like the counterpoints of being human and in control vs. the wildness in being an werewolf and decided to go with something classy to offset the animal.
I don't have any good framing dies, so I made my own - I gathered some punched fleur de lis' and glued them upside down (sideways, bottom out?) to the back of my photo.
The flowers were white and boring, so I splashed them with some black ink and added the leaves in the same color red as the card. I printed out the line from the song (because for some reason, I thought it had to be on the card. Apparently, I like to make up my own special rules for the challenges) and added it to the bottom of my pic.
I used an embossing folder from Stampin' Up on the left and a die from Papertrey Ink for the cool cut out on the right. It's one of my favs. The leaves are from Sizzix.
I'm also entering this into the following challenges:
Joanna Sheen Challenge Blog - Animal Crackers (werewolves count, right?)
...Joyful Stamper - Anything Goes
Bloggers Challenge - Die Cuts
Divas by Design - Anything Goes
LEJ Designs Challenge Blog - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp & Show - No Rules!
Thanks for stopping by!