Saturday, 23 February 2013

Out of Season

As I was in the market square today picking up various items we needed to complete some of the recipes we were attempting from the tome we found, I came across a humorous sight. The Market Square Steward was finally making the Penguin Pack vacate the stall they have been occupying since the Winter Festival. The little guys were still trying to peddle Winter Festival items and various merchants have been complaining they could use the stall to sell their own wares...ones which were actually in season. I watched as the rotund creatures attempted to take down all their items, packing them into crates. Two of the birds got into an argument which eventually broke out into a brawl. Being that I was armed, I intervened before things could get out of hand.

I started this ATC by making the background. I used the Dylusions “Let it Snow” stencil for the border. I then masked that off and stamped the middle with an image from the Dylusions “Christmas Borders” set and coloured it in with Iced Spruce Distress Ink. The penguin and sentiment I stamped from the Unity “Tinsel in a Tangle” set. I added some glitter to the tinsel around the penguin, earning me +39 sparkly exp points. Those sure shone on my stats page.
I adhered the penguin and sentiment using POP DOTS of +55 puffiness.

This little ATC will chill out in the following challenges:
Wicked Wednesday Challenge #72: Any Holiday or Birthday
Love to Create Challenge #53: All That Glitters
Incy Wincy Designs: Pop It Up
4 Crafty Chicks Challenge #130: Twine
Spark Your Creativity Now! Challenge #6: Anything Goes
Paper Playtime Challenge #4: Sentiment Stamp

Finally the Penguin Pack got all their items loaded into the crates and on their wagon. They left the village mumbling and cursing, clearly unhappy with the situation. I fear retaliation from their crew, and will remain vigilant.

~ Guild Master Crystal ~


snappy scrappy said...

Just adorable...thanks for playing along with us at Paper Playtime!! Lee-Ann :)

Kim said...

Too cute! Love the sentiment... May say that a few times when it's back in season!! Thanks for joining us this week at Wicked Wednesday.

Mian said...

What a wonderful ATC card you have made! Great design and fab image.

Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us this week at Love to Create.
Best of luck and we'd love to have you visit again!

Love to Create Design Team Member

Zenita Smith said...

That is so cute!! I love the digi and the tinsel!! Thanks for sharing with us at Love to Create Challenge.

Jenn Borjeson said...

I so love your stories. :) Thanks so much for sharing your adorable ATC with us at Wicked Wednesday.

Bunny said...

This is lovely, thank you for sharing with us at Incy Wincy...And good luck..

Caz IWD DT xx

Sharon said...

Oh this is so cute!!! Perfect for our Wicked Wednesday challenge this week - thanks for joining us!!

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

Cute!!! Thanks for participating in our LOVE TO CREATE challenge!!


Tabbatha Sandoval said...

Another fabulous story arc! I can't decide if I like the story or your ATC more. :D Seriously, what a cute one this is. Fantastic that you shared it with us at Wicked Wednesday - it is just too perfect.

Tamie said...

Oh my goodness this sentiment totally made me laugh. I love penguins and this is a cutie. The twine is a beautiful on here. Thank you so much for sharing your awesome creation with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.

Denice said...

Brillant! This is perfect for this week's challenge at Wicked Wednesday, thanks for playing along with us!

Leanne said...

Thanks for playing our Twine Challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks, great job!

Lori said...

Super cute! Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks for our TWINE challenge!

mum of two said...

What a wonderful creation! I love the penguin and the sentiment made me smile. Thanks so much for playing with us this week at Paper Playtime sentiment challenge this week. Hope to see you again soon :)

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