Monday, 28 January 2013

A Game of Monstario Party

The Lady Commander of Copics had a few of her monster friends over today to play some Mario Party. As I had numerous chores to do around the Guild Hall I was not able to join in the merriment. I could hear them all laughing and chatting and eating crisps. As I was passing through the hall, a basket of clean tunics on my hip, I almost crashed right into one of the ‘lil monsters. He stood in the hall, blinking at me with large bulbous eyes and clutching a half dead owl. We stared at each other for about 20 awkward seconds before he spoke. “This mine,” he said holding out the poor bird for me to see. I opened my mouth to speak, but before I could get anything out, the orange monster had turned and scurried back down the hall, feathers from the owl trailing behind him.

I started this card by stamping “Little Hoo-Hoo” by Stampotique and colouring him with Prismacolors. I then used my new stamp “Cooped Up Notes” by Unity and coloured the edges with Distress Inks. I used up the rest of the background sheet I had managed to finally cut up for this card. I added that 'ol red stitched ribbon and a super old heart button for embellishments then stamped the sentiment using Lawn Fawn’s “Sophie’s Sentiments”. I manged to score -90 hoarder exp points, bringing my level down to 10,303. I sure have a long way to go...

On the inside I used the leftover strips of the background paper and stamped the sentiment from the Lawn Fawn “On the Mend” set. 

I stamped some simple hearts on the envelope and quickly coloured them with Distress Markers.

This monsterific card will be roaring into the following challenges:
Stampotique Designer’s Challenge #84: Love Theme
Cute Card Thursday Challenge #253: Out of This World
Penny Black Allsorts January Challenge: Love is in the Air
4 Crafty Chicks Challenge #126: Use Buttons
Spark Your Creativity Now! Challenge #5: Anything Goes
Simply Create Too Challenge #29: Anything Goes
Use It Tuesday Challenge #48: Warm It Up (use red, orange and/or yellow)
Tammy’s Scrapin’ Corner Challenge #47: Use Buttons
Crafting For All Seasons Challenge #44: Buttons and Bows
Fat Pages & Cards With Attitude Challenge #32: Love

When I later poked my head into the room to check on the Lady Commander and her fuzzy friends I saw the orange monster clutching that poor owl so tight it couldn’t breathe....literally. I’m fairly certain the life force left its body about two minutes later. I wonder if Olga knows a good owl stew...

~ Guild Master Crystal ~

19 comments:

Soma Das said...

WOW............. This looks amazing............ I am so glad you played along with us over at Fat Pages And Cards With Attitude!!!
Hugs
SOMA
Fat Pages And Cards With Attitude DT

linda said...

such a fun valentine and i love how you finished the inside. thank you so much for sharing another lovely creation with us at penny black and more this month.
linda

ScrappinFabPam said...

Amazing card.. Thanks for joining us over at Tammy's Scrapin Corner..

Pam DT>

Desire Fourie said...

Such a great creation. Love everything about it. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
Hugs
Desíre
{Tammy’s Scrapin Corner DT Member}
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

crafty-stamper said...

Brilliant post and fantastic card love the papers and layout and brilliant image hope you come back and join us again at Tammy's Scrapin Corner
Carol DT x

Haven_mom4 said...

Cute and disturbing. Poor little owl. No recipes for that but if you ever need to can squirrel.

AssiCrafts said...

Saw this on FB! It's such a fab card! Thanks for joining us at Stampotique. XOXO

Stacey's Creative Corner said...

Fabulous card! Thanks so much for dipping into your stash and joining us at Use It Tuesday!!

Stacey

Tamie said...

Awesome layout and I love that you added the button to your creation! Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful creation with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.

susiestacey said...

Thank you for joining the 'Love is in the Air' challenge over at Penny Black and More @ Allsorts and good luck x Susan x

Archana Joshi said...

What a fun card. Love it. Thanks for joining us at Tammys Scrapin Corner this week.
hugs,
Archana

Deb said...

fabulous card, so love the little monsters!
Many thanks for joining in the Cute Card Thursday Challenge this week!
Debxx

CraftyGirl said...

That little owl looks worried. Made me smile. Thank you for playing along this week at “Pin and Tack”. I sure hope you had fun!!! See you back very soon to play in another fun challenge.

TTFN,

CraftyGirl
craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com
Pin and Tack / Spark Your Creativity Now DT

Nicole said...

What a cute image. Love your card. Thank you so much for sharing your talent with us at Use It Tuesday.

Carly said...

FABULOUS! and clever .. and I loved the story too!

This has brightened my day and lightened my step :)

Thank you for sharing such a creative and fun card and post with us over at Crafting For All Seasons.

xoxox Carly

DianeMoneyGoolsby said...

Your card is so cute--lover the owl monister. Glad you joined us at Simply Create Too for Challenge #29 - "Anything Goes"--Come by this Friday for our new challenge?

Diane
Simply Create Too Design Team Member
http:DianesDigitalDesigns.blogspot.com

Ellie said...

So cute! Love your coloring!
Thanks so much for playing along at penny black and more!

Sherri said...

Love the way that mask looks on here, and great use of the colour challenge. Thanks for linking up with UIT.

Pinkies Sparkly Creations said...

brilliant card cute image thanks for joining us at fat pages and cards with attitude and good luck emma xx

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