Busy Beauties Blog Hop

Busy Beauties have some marvelously macabre new images to share with you today, and to celebrate they are joining forces with: The Burtonesque Dolls for a Burtonesque Blog Hop.

The new images are inspired by the Tim Burton classic, "THE CORPSE BRIDE", and BBB illustrator Thomas Goins has really outdone himself with these amazing images! 

Here is the complete list of hop stops for today, and we have prizes so fab, it's freaky! Be sure to hop along and leave lots of comment love, because there are TWO Secret Beauties or Dolls along this Burtonesque inspired hop… and TWO winners will be selected from their blog comments to receive 5 (yep, FIVE) Busy Beauties images of his/her choice! So whether you are in the mood to be beauty-ful or get funky,
we've got you covered.
      Suzi You are here!
     Busy Beauties Creation Station

At the end of the hop, the new Busy Beauties Creation Station
challenge is waiting for you. It's a sketch challenge provided by
PaperAddict Catherine, who is a member of both the Busy Beauties and The Burtonesque Dolls DTs. We hope you'll play along! You have until 11:59 EDT on June 2nd to link your creation at the Creation Station. In the meantime, we hope you'll have fun hopping and find lots of other-worldly inspiration!  Enjoy the show!

For my card i used the drop dead gorgeous 'Emily the Bride', as soon as i saw her i had to use her. The Corpse Bride is one of my favourite films of all time, so i really was over the moon to get to play with this image. I printed Emily out, and coloured her with prismacolour pencils and odourless mineral spirit.

For my background i took a piece of dark blue cardstock, and embossed it with a cuttlebug folder, them sanded it to reveal the cards white core; i then coloured it with prismacolour pencils. I then layered this onto pearlescent white cardstock, and some offcuts of dark blue and pale blue cardstock.  I added some ribbons and flowers to soften the feel of the card, and as my finishing touches a few pearls.

Thank you so much for visiting with me, and i do hope you enjoy the rest of the hop, I look forward to seeing your Busy Beauties Creations.


Anonymous said…
OMG! Suzi, I love how she looks like she's glowing under the light cast by a full moon! FABULOUS coloring, girl! I think Emily is going to be one of my all time faves (I have her tucked away for the next Doll challenge!). You put a lot of work into that bg and it looks awesome! I'll have to keep that technique in mind.
Anonymous said…
Oh so wonderful! I absolutely love the blue - it's stunning with this image. Great card!
DonnaMundinger said…
OMG, how GORGEOUS! she positively GLOWS!!!!!

Melissa Craig said…
This is going to be a fun hop! I've not seen the Corpse Bride yet, my kids have it, but... Anyway, Emily is adorable!! Great job on your card. I love the contrast of Emily to the flowers.
PresentStorm said…
amazing job with the coloring
heidy said…
Wow,This is gorgeous!!!!
Anonymous said…
Great card!! I love the colors!!
Jennifer Scull said…
she is amazing!!! :)
Rachel said…
LOVE what you did with Emily, Suzi!! this looks sooo awesome girl!!
Randi WS said…
Oh wow! This card is a real Tim Burton card - it brings out all the freaky things you can think of! ;) I really love the pink details in it, so cool combination!
Hugs, Randi
Lisa Foster said…
*jaw hits the ground*...WOW WOW WOW! This is so cool I'm speechless! LOVE it!
Lorie said…
What a beautiful card! The icy blue glow, the pearls, and the splashes of pink. Whoa! Just stunning!!!!

Bobbi said…
This is adorable, love how she looks.
Chelsea said…
Wow...great coloring! I love this image. Great flick too!
Creepy Glowbugg said…
Positively gorgeous!
Sprytebyrd said…
Wow, wow wow! This is stunning! The colors are amazing and the pearls and roses are perfect! Beautiful card!
Thanks for a fun hop on "the dark side"! Can't wait to see more! A-hopping-I-will-go....
Dee (Spryte)
This card glows! How amazing. You are all so talented:) TFS
Shelley said…
I love this image and the monochromatic application you did.
Judy McMullen said…
Wow! What a gorgeous,gruesome bride! I can't believe I used those two adjectives together..LOL! Beautiful card!!!
Barb said…
Ooooo! Spooky! Your blue aura gives her a real ghost-like look! This is terrific!

Heather said…
oh my goodness I love this card. She looks so creepy but beautiful.I love the ghostly moonlit foggy feel to the card. Beautiful touches of pink. So cool!
Patricia said…
WOW I love this card, great blog hop.
Jackie Thomas said…
Oh Wow Suzi, Emily looks amazing. Fantastic job as usual. hugs xo Jackie
kadie said…
Suzi! I'm so excited to be on a hop with you!! Yay!!
Your bride is stunning! Can I say she's beautiful? LOL
Your coloring is brilliant and I love the layout too!
ladybrayton71 said…
glowingly beautiful! Awesome coloring, fantastic card!
BJ said…
OH!!!!! Not another one! This is just tooo "cute"? Fingers crossed that I'm lucky. Hubby is going to kill me when he gets back Statside. What you have done with this cutie is fabulous!!!!! How did you get her to glow? Maybe a lesson? Thank You for taking time to participate in the Hop. I love your work.
Beth said…
Wow, Suzi! This is fantastic! Beautiful work!!
Debbie Pamment said…
WOW - she looks like she's glowing - but ther brides are supposed to glow aren't they - LOL. AWESOME job Suzi!
Carolyn Bounds said…
Oh my word!!! What an exquisite creation!!! Every striking detail is absolute perfection!!! I love the background panel...I must try that technique. And your coloring is out of this world brilliant!!! You truly captured the essence of this Burton classic!! I LOVE IT!!!!!

April said…
What a beautiful card....i am new to embossing ans you make it look great!
Wow, she has a real glow about her. Great job on the card! Loves the blues and black.
Jess said…
oh wow! the sandpaper idea is great. and i really must start using my big box of prismacolors and markers. i have them collecting dust and these projects have inspired me to dust them off. thanks.
and love the card!!
how sexy! love this image!
Faerielore said…
WOW this card is amazing, the corpse bride rocks !!!1 i love tim burton and this card is perfect xxx
Grace said…

love what you did with this image. Great colors and I'll have to try what you did with the sandpaper & cuttlebug folder on some paper. Awesome card!
Crazy Creations said…
I just found these they are to cool I love them Your card is great!Hugs Sarah
Well, then...that is fantastic. :)
Catherine said…
Suzi! I love the moonlight look on this, especially with the pops of pink and the pearls- she is a bride after all, eh? LOL! Awesome card!
scrappyjacky said…
Love the way she seems to glow.
Celeste said…
This card is awesome. I love how you colored the image (which is great). The layout of the card is neat, I love it. Gorgeous work!
Claireabelle said…
She is just fabulous!!
Oh wow, fabulous card and I LOVE your emnossed backing paper! Thanks so much for the hop, I'm loving it already :D
Aussie Loz said…
I LOVE this!! The colours and papers are perfect, love this movie! ♥