Sunday, 12 August 2012

A New Villager is Born

The other day a young villager sought an audience with the Crafters Guild as she had need of our services. Her sister had given birth and she wanted to inform the other village folk of the joyous news. Rather than just run through the streets screaming like a common crier, she opted to seek us out to create some announcements she could distribute like a civilized woman. Baby stuff isn't usually my usual bag of tricks, but who was I to refuse a peasant in a crafting crisis.

Well...not the most spectacular thing to come out of the crafting chambers, but I was a little out of my element. I did learn that you need to cut things BIG from the Car Decals cartridge, or you can't use the eyes (hence the goggly eyes). The baby looks creepy to me for some reason. I think it's the eyes (lol). I also wish I would've reversed the colours and had the light pink in the background. Alas, it will have to do. The banner is from the Lawn Fawn "Bannerific" set and the sentiment was from Lawn Fawn's "Sophie's Sentiments". This card earned me +392 fortitude exp points for powering through despite my growing dislike as the card progressed.

I will enter this into the following challenges:

My Craft Spot Challenge # 65: Announcements & Invitations 
Crafting For All Seasons Challenge #33: Bright Colours 
Card Crafter's Circle Challenge #35: Oh Baby! 
Simon Says Stamp Challenge: Let's Play Bingo (Ribbon, Die Cut, Buttons)
Die Cuttin Divas Challenge #77: A Sketch

The woman was pleased with my craft and bestowed the Guild with what appears to be a lifetime of pastries. Quest complete.

~ Guild Master Crystal ~
 
 

14 comments:

cotnob said...

Fab card, such lovely bright papers.
Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons.
Pauline
x

Mommy's Crafty Creations said...

Your card is so adorable!! Thank you for joining our DCD sketch challenge.

Veronica DCD
mommyscraftycreations.blogpsot.com

Pat N. said...

Very cute! Thanks for sharing your card at DCD this week.

GiGi said...

Very cute card! I love all the pattern papers and the google eyes on the baby! Thanks for playing at My Craft Spot!

Jenée said...

Kudos for sticking with your project despite your displeasure. The card is cute and so smart to use the car decal cartridge for your image. Shows the versatility of the cartridges if one uses a bit of imagination. Thank you for entering this week's baby challenge at Card Crafter's Circle.

Gerda said...

Lovely baby card . Love the papers you used. Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!
Gerda
http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

Kate (Small Bits of Paper) said...

What a happy card! The banner with sentiment is a fabulous touch!

Thanks so much for playing along with us at My Craft Spot!

Kate
Small Bits of Paper

Pauline said...

I love that this is so bright and colourful! As you said, you should try reversing the pinks ... I'm sure it will become what you're looking for! I love those patterns! Thank you for sharing at the Card Crafter's Circle!

Ang said...

Even though you think this card isn't that great - I think it's awesome! I do agree the babies eyes are a little creepy - lol But the colors you picked and inking you did is SUPER! Great Job! !:)

Creative M said...

Super Cute card!!Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!
Migdalia

My 3 E Scrapbooking said...

Awww...this is so sweet! I love all the fun colors and patterns! Thanks for sharing it with us at My Craft Spot!
Amber

cheiron said...

What a great combo of colors and papers! Thanks for playing along with the Simon Says Challenge Blog this week!

Sentimental Scrapper said...

Cute card! Love the embossing! Thanks for joining the fun at My Craft Spot!

Kimberly

grandmabonnie said...

Crystal, what a beautifully colored card..i enjoy seeing the vibrant happy colors! Thanks so much for joining us at Card Crafter's Circle..check back in a few hours to see the new challenge.

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