Monday, 18 February 2013

Snow Ghosts Decended

Today the Lady Commander of Copics and I decided to get out of the Guild Hall and enjoy some fresh air. We donned our winter furs and boots, ready to take in the brisk weather. I decided to take my direwolf with us, as he is partial to the snowy conditions. We decided to head to Tumbled Glass Field so Lycan could run in the fresh snow. On our way there though, we were assaulted by some rogue snow ghosts. These creatures tend to only emerge when snow is falling, so it was odd they were roaming around in the sunshine. We drew our weapons, ready for the battle.

I made this ATC using the "Snowy Fran" image by Stampotique. I stamped her on some subtle snowflake patterned paper using Pumice Stone Distress Ink. I then cast a spell of embossing (and used my Cuttlebug) to add some texture to the whole card. I stamped the sentiment from the BugBites "Mistletoe" set, earning me +69 wordsmith exp points. I then used some of the oldest ribbon I own (10 years!) and some white brads, which I've had for at least two trips around the sun, as embellishments.

This creation will melt into the following challenges:
Wicked Wednesday Challenge #71: Celebrate the Season
Use It Tuesday Challenge #49: Fasteners
Simon Says Stamp Challenge: White on White
Spark Your Creativity Now! Challenge #6: Anything Goes
Stampotique Designers Challenge #87: Winter Whites
Paper Playtime Challenge #4: Sentiment Stamps

The snow ghosts were difficult to defeat in the sunlight, seeming to draw power from the sun itself. Luckily my direwolf was with us and I was able to perform some dual technique attacks with him, allowing us to deal massive damage whilst the Lady Commander kept us healed. It is curious that the snow ghosts were out in this kind of weather, leading me to think that someone had unleashed them on purpose. It can only be someone with ill intentions, forcing us to abandon our trip to Tumbled Glass Fields and search for the evil doer.

~ Guild Master Crystal ~

7 comments:

Jenn Borjeson said...

Fabulous - your stories are just as great as your art. :) Thanks so much for joining us at Wicked Wednesday. xo

snappy scrappy said...

Gorgeous...love the de-bossing! Thanks for playing along with us at Paper Playtime!!! Lee-Ann :)

Valerie H. Wilson said...

You have been awarded 89 strength points for slaying the rogue snow ghosts! An additional 49 bonus points have been awarded by the Sun-Keeper for battle under extreme conditions! Well played! Thank you for joining us for the Stampotique Designer's Challenge... you have levelled up to the next challenge!
Val :)

mum of two said...

What a wonderful creation! I love the reverse embossing! Thanks so much for playing with us this week at Paper Playtime sentiments challenge this week. Hope to see you again soon :)

michelle
Purple Monkey Moments

Lisa Carroll said...

Such a cute card! Love how you embossed the stamped image.. so creative! :) Thanks for playing along in the "White On White" challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp challenge blog! xx

Gez Butterworth said...

BRILLIANT!

Thank you for joining the latest Stampotique Designers Challenge. Gez

Samantha Read said...

I love this!! thanks for joining in with us at Stampotique this week.

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