OK, Here we go!! Today Smeared Ink and the Smeared and Smudged Design Team would like to share our NEWEST RELEASE! We've got three new stamps sets available today in our shop. We work very hard to bring you some great images and hope that you are truly inspired. Here is a peak at the new sets, for details and to see our other sets click here (you will be redirected to our Smeared Ink Website).

The Symbology of Angels

Teen Style Sayings

Teen Style Backgrounds 

Smeared Ink will start having quarterly releases. The next release is scheduled for August and will be a HUGE HALLOWEEN RELEASE!! I can't wait!

To celebrate this release we have put together a fun blog hop. The featured stamp is the "Praise" angel from The Symbology of Angels set. I chose to alter a small square mirror that I've had sitting around my house for years. I applied "Praise" and the angel onto silver paper
and used a white gel pen to color in the wings. I then repeated the process and cut the wings out to add some dimension. I frosted the edges of my mirror, ripped some tulle off some lingerie, an old cross earring and glued on some glass beads - and vuala!

Here is the hop list! I hope you have fun. You will see some fantastic art from some great people. Comments are always appreciated  :)



Working on a surprise for FRIDAY!!

I've got so many projects in the works it's ridiculous! But the most important one will reveal itself on Friday! Come back and be prepared for greatness!! The Smeared and Smudged Design Team and Owners of Smeared Ink (Terra and myself) have something fun in store for you all  :)


You're Late For Tea!

I've decided to create a card with The Greeting Farm digi "Twisted Tea" for the Mad Hatter Madness Challenge on Off The Wall Craftiness.

The inspiration was the following:

Twisted tea is an awesome digi to play with, I love her! So I colored her with prismacolor and sharpie markers. The rest of the graphics I created on my computer. I added multiple layers, burned some edges, painted some stuff, and added a bunch of glittery goop! If you know anything about me you will appreciate this card - not meant to offend anyone. Thanks for looking - comments are always welcome!


SPIN, SPIN, SUGAR - The Greeting Farm Hop

Hello and welcome to my bloggy-blog! Some of you already know that this is my very first blog hop and also my very first stamp project! That's right....so, I hope to make you all proud and I hope you likey!

The hop participants today are members of the Smeared and Smudged Design Team! We'd like to invite you over for some awesome inspiration and creative networking, so when you have a chance check out the Smeared and Smudged Forum. The Greeting Farm is sponsoring our hop today, and for my project I used The Greeting Farm's digi stamp "Twisted Tea".

This image is so fun and I had a blast coloring her! I used Prismacolor and Sharpie markers and added a bit of glittery goop. After I colored her I searched and searched for something to use her on. Since I am new to the fabulous world of stamping, I have limited supplies, so instead of making a card I decided to alter an old wooden box that i've kept for no particular reason, except that it looked cool. Here is the box before I started playing with it:

So, I made some teacup paper on my computer, printed it out and modge podged it to the top of my box. Same with the bottom except I just used black paper. Then I ripped some black card stock to make the horizontal bar and painted the edges with a metallic silver paint. I glued my ribbon, my bar, and then my image on top of the tea cup paper and then wrote "tea time" in white gel pen.

The inside of the original box had some cool (but pointless) dice. So to tie in "tea time" and dice I decided to use a song for inspiration. "SPIN SPIN SUGAR" by Sneaker Pimps. "Spin spin" reminded me of spinning the dice and "SUGAR" reminded me of sugar cubes...that you would use in your tea. Are you following me? Ha ha. OK...so here is the inside of the box after I altered it. I used green paper for the base and then cut holes for my dice, glued on my cool tea kettle charm and attached my black bar o' lyrics. The lyrics read "twists for me, spin, spin, sugar" - I love it because it ties in with the name of the digi "Twisted Tea". For the dice I just painted them and wrote the individual words on each one.

It was really fun to create this and I hope you love it! I had so much fun! Please visit the rest of S&S's DT on their blogs (listed below), and be sure to leave comments! Thanks for visiting!








Black Dragon


Lady Brayton



Please visit The Greeting Farm Blog and The Greeting Farm website to view these cool and creepy images!



I've got lots of drawing planned for today and the rest of the weekend. Most of it you won't get to see because they will eventually be stamp sets - and I can't ruin to surprises! But it feels so good to draw again. I've been missing it.

BTW, I worked on a project yesterday for a future blog hop (June 9th) and i was covered in paint and glue and paper clippings for hours! It was greatness. I loved every minute of it!! I can't wait to share my projects with you all - but again...it's going to have to wait! Ha ha ha...DON'T BE MAD!

So make sure you come back on June 9th fo' sho!! :D


Antsies in my pantsies!

Can I just say that I'm uber excited about the change of my blog. I haven't been able to concentrate on anything else. I don't even have my first project done yet and I want to post it! LOL. How crazy is that? My creative juices are flowing and they want to drench my blog!!!!


Winds of Change

OK, so I originally created this blog for my tattoo art, but since I seem to have very little time for it, I've decided to make it my "all about art" blog. I will be posting anything and everything "tori" on here. LOL. Hope you all enjoy it!! I'll try to update it often. :)