Monday, 4 March 2013

LEVEL UP & Class Change!

Good day, traveller. Welcome to the Guild Hall. It would appear that I have now gained enough experience to level up my class to Creative Card Crew Design Team Member! I am very excited to take on this new crafty quest, as I will surely gain an abundance of experience along the way, allowing me to level up more! Everyone knows that with a class change you get a snazzy new outfit and with this enhancement, I was granted a new cloak. Donning this cloak gives me +200 commenting power points which I will use to imbue positive feedback to participants of the Creative Card Crew Ribbon Challenge participants. My direwolves are especially fond of my new cloak and I often find them snuggled up in it. 

I made this card using the Lycaonia image by Delicious Doodles, who is sponsoring the ribbon challenge at Creative Card Crew this fortnight. There is a good variety of images in their shop to suit your taste. You can check them out here:
nom nom nom...delicious!
I printed off the image and using a simple flame spell, burnt the edges of the paper. Don’t be alarmed, I did it over the sink, lest the paper catch fire and burn uncontrollably. After I had a nice burn pattern I coloured in the image using Prismacolors. I used the Art Philosophy cartridge to cut the shape for the sentiment, which I stamped using the Lawn Fawn “On the Mend” set.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment using the Mark’s Finest Papers “Celebrate Big” and “Be Wild & Free” sets.

I stamped some pine branches onto the envelope to make it all woodsy using the Dylusions "Christmas Accessories" set.

This craft will also be found howling in the following challenges:
Pile It On Challenge #9: Happy Birthday
Simon Says Stamp: Anything Goes
MFP SpeedyTV Simple Salutations Challenge #34: Anything Goes
Brown Sugar Challenge #31: Greeting
A Gem of a Challenge #69: Button It
Love to Scrap! Challenge #1: Anything Goes
Challenges 4 Everybody Challenge #15: Anything Goes

Chocolate Coffee & Cards Challenge #33: Buttons and Bows
Paper Playtime Challenge #5: Anything Goes
One Crazy Stamper March “Anything Goes” Challenge
Spark Your Creativity Now! Challenge #7: Anything Goes
Love To Create Challenge #55: Pick 2 Items to Use on Your Card (used ribbon and sentiment)

I look forward to travelling to all the different realms and seeing your creations in the Ribbon Challenge at Creative Card Crew this fortnight. Do not worry, I’ll leave my direwolves at the Guild Hall and try to use a lint brush on my new cloak to rid it of dog hair as best I can before I tromp all over your domain...maybe there’s a spell for that?

~ Guild Master Crystal ~


Shari said...

Fantastic card! Love the rustic feel with the burt edges, wow great job!

Thanks for playing with us at Paper Playtime!


Angelique said...

Gorgeous card. Beautifull coloured. Love what you did with the edges of the image, looks fabulous.
Congrats making it into the Design Team ;)
Thank you for joining us at Love To Scrap!

Huggsss, Angelique

Michelle McClure said...

Congrats on leveling up. Love your shading and flame spell. Thanks for being our first entry at Love to Scrap .

Karen AKA Soccerboyzmom said...

A really pretty card. Love your colors and the picture is amazing. Thanks for playing at Love to Scrap.

Violets Corner said...

Gorgeous card!

Warm hugs

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for participating in our LOVE TO CREATE challenge!! Hope to see you again next week!


Lisa Carroll said...

Gorgeous card! Love the 'bun out' look you gave to the edges! :) Thank you for joining the "Anything Goes" challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp challenge blog!

Christine Real said...

Wow! This is gorgeous!



Valerie said...

What a lovely card. Love it.

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like your coloring of the wonderful image. Thank you for entering MFP Simple Salutations Anything Goes challenge.
"Sunshine HoneyBee"
MFP SS Hostess

Mian said...

You have created a really beautiful card! Great design and the image is absolutely fab!

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

Wendy L said...

Great image and card, thanks for playing at Love to Create. xxx

Helene Siermans said...

Great card. Love your image!

Thank you for joining us at Brown Sugar this week, we hope to see you back again. Good luck!

Kerri said...

love your card thks for joining us over at One Crazy Stamper!!

FeistyCrafter said...

Congrats on level up with DT status!! Your card is fabulous !! Very creative with burning the edges of the paper and your envelope is perfect for this image.
Thanks for joining us at Love To Scrap!!

Debbie said...

A beautiful card. Gorgeous image. Thank you for joining us at AGOAC.
Hugs Debbie x

Cherished said...

Love that image. Wonderful card. Thanks for playing at Loves to scrap.

Zenita Smith said...

Beautiful card and image!! Love the coloring you did on it!! Thanks for sharing with us at Love to Create Challenge!!
Love to Create Challenge Blog Design Team Member

Leslie said...

Thanks for sharing your talent with us in the very first Love To Scrap! "Anything Goes" Challenge! Such an awesome entry!
Leslie, DT

Heather said...

Wow....what a unique look on the card with the burnt edges. Thanks for joining us at One Crazy Stamper this month.

Valerie said...

Wow. Amazing coloring skills. Love it.

Donna Mosley said...

A gorgeous card, thanks for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge.

Donna x

CG said...

Fabulous! Love the papers you chose. Thank you for joining our Birthday challenge at Pile It On. Best, CG

Shawnee Penkacik said...

This card is gorgeous!! I love the wolves and rustic feel to it! Thank you for joining us at Paper Playtime!!

Cathy van de Bruinhorst said...

Beautiful work!! Thanks for playing along with us at Love to Scrap!!

tracym110 said...

beautiful card!! Wow!! Wish i could color like that! Love the image! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Paper Playtime! :)

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