Saturday, 9 March 2013

An Itty-Bitty Celebration

Today the Lady Commander of Copics and I were invited to attend a nameday celebration at the Village of Tiny Bears. A few span ago we had defended their village from an attack by the Needle-Nosed Naggi who were intent on ripping apart the little bears stitch by stitch. As a thank you for rescuing their clan, the village has made the Lady Commander and I honoured guests at this celebration. Incy, the tiniest bear of the clan, was celebrating his 20th trip around the sun today. There were mini cakes and teensy tarts with small sodas and bitsy beers to drink. 

I started this little card by colouring the Birdie Brown image with Prismacolors. I then cut out the card base using the Art Philosophy cartridge. I wanted this to be a ‘lil card, so I cut it at 3.75”. The sentiment I stamped using the Lawn Fawn “Sophie’s Sentiments” set, adding some brads on the sides. I embossed the circle behind the bear for some visual interest and texture, earning me +80 bumpy exp points. I inked the edges of all the pieces and added a ‘lil bow to finish off the front.

On the inside I inked the edges of the panel and stamped the sentiment using the Lawn Fawn “Check This Out” set.

I cut the envelope at 4” using the Art Philosophy cartridge. The only thing I hate about cutting the envelopes from that cartridge is it makes these little scores lines and if you don’t fold it juuuuuust right they tend to rip (as you can see in the bottom right corner). I stamped the envelope using the Dylusions “Further Around the Edge” set.

This tincy-wincy card will wiggle into the following challenges:
Birdie Brown 2nd Birthday Challenge #1
Pile It On Challenge #9: Happy Birthday
Love To Create Challenge #55: Pick 2 Items to Use on Your Card (ribbon & sentiment)
Crafty Cardz Challenge #126: “Make A Wish!”
Little Scrap Pieces Fun Friday Birthday Challenge
Speedy Fox and Friends Challenge #150: Shaped Cards
Paper Playtime Challenge #5: Anything Goes
One Crazy Stamper March “Anything Goes” Challenge
Spark Your Creativity Now! Challenge #7: Anything Goes
Desert Islands Crafters Challenge #49 - used #3 (fluffy animals), #6 (ribbon and bows), #8 (a shaped card), #10 (brads or eyelets)

The itty-bitty celebration was an enjoyable event, even if the Lady Commander and I did tower over the Tiny Bears like giants. Despite her clumsy nature, the Lady Commander only managed to break one incy-wincy stool. I had expected a lot worse.

~ Guild Master Crystal ~


Pat Garvin said...

Cute card. Thanks for joining Speedy Fox and Friends.

Winnie and Patty said...

This little bear shaped card is just adorable! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy Fox & Friends blog challenge!

Kimberly Clark said...

cute bday card!! thanks for joining us at PIO - we have started a new challenge today - hope to see you back there - Kimberly DT

Torico said...

Such a cute card! Thank you for joining my birthday challenge at Birdie Brown.

Birdie Brown ~Torico

Anne said...

So cute! Thanks for playing along over at Paper Playtime.

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Super Fun card! Adorable Shape! Thanks for joining us over at Little Scrap Pieces! DT Member Carri~Abusybee

Lena said...

I love this shaped card, its so stinkin cute! Thanks for joining Speedy Fox and Friends this week!

Amy said...

Beautiful card!! I love the shape and sweet image!! It's a great design!! :)

Thanks so much for joining the FUN at Paper Playtime this week!! :)

Amy :) at
Paper Playtime Design Team

Shelly said...

What an adorable image and I really like the envelope - Fun card!

Thank you for joining us at Little Scrap Pieces!

Karen said...

thanks so much for joining the challenge at lsp this week with your super sweet card. On that background paper is from one of my favorite stacks! Karen

Anne said...

great card! thanks for playing over at paper playtime!

Shari said...

Love the layers and the cute image! Thanks for playing with us at One Crazy Stamper.

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