Monday, 29 April 2013

A Picture Perfect Discovery

Today the Guardian of Glitter found an ancient relic in the dusty catacombs beneath the Guild Hall. We weren’t quite sure what it was for, and spent the day trying to figure out what magic made it work. We pressed one of the buttons and a bright flash of light lit up the room. When my eyes readjusted to the light after the blinding flash, I saw a small blue bird standing atop the device. “Where did that come from?” I inquired. The Guardian of Glitter shook her head, obviously as confused as I was.

I started this card by colouring the freebie Birdie Brown image using Prismacolor pencils and inking around the edges with Distress Ink. I cut the photo corners for it and the larger ones using the Art Philosophy cartridge. I chose some background paper from a pack of paper I procured from Wal-Mart last summer and have since only used one sheet from. Now I’m proudly up to two, earning myself -235 hoarder exp points and going down a level (which in this case is a good thing). The word mom I cut using the Storybook cartridge. I then embossed it and the stripped piece of paper using my Cuttlebug.

On the inside I cut some more photo corners using the Art Philosophy cartridge. The sentiment was stamped using the Lawn Fawn “Jessie’s ABCs” and “Say Cheese” sets. I stamped the camera from the “Say Cheese” set in light pink so it would be subtle enough to write a personal message overtop.

I stamped the envelope using the Dylusions “Doodle Parts” set.

This little bird will develop in the following challenges:

The small bird let out an unnaturally loud squawk and we heard a pop and the sound of glass breaking. It looked at us solemnly before spreading its wings and flying out the window. When I looked at the device upon where it had been perched, I saw the glass lens was shattered. Whatever this machine was for, we will now never know.

~ Guild Master Crystal ~


Tonya said...

What a great card! I love all the little touches including the film tape, embossing and punches of black.

Thanks so much for sharing with us at PDEC.

Tammy Ortiz said...

Oh I love the layers and the way you organized this image
you really showcased this fantastic

Thank you for entering At Tammy Scrappin Corner
I wish you the best of luck in upcoming Contest
Hugs Tammy

Desire Fourie said...

Such a wonderful creation with great attention to detail. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
{Tammy’s Scrapin Corner Senior DT Member}
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Anne said...

beautiful! so cute! thanks for playing along at paper playtime!

Eemeli said...

Beautiful creation! Love the bright and strong colors. Thanks for joining our "Lots of Layers" challenge this week at Tammy's Scrapin Corner.

Hugs from Finland,
DT Eemeli

Torico said...

Fab card! Love the layers and texture on this card. Thank you for joining this month's freebie challenge at Birdie Brown.

Mian said...

Wonderful card and I love the colors and the papers you´ve used! Cute image and your coloring is great!

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!

Hugs Mian
Love to Create Design Team Member

Karal Schuknecht said...

This is a beautiful card. Thanks for joining us this week for Lots of Layers.
Karal DT for Tammy's Scrapin Corner

Bianca said...

This is so very wonderfull! I love your layout and the colours you have used! Thank you for joining us at Fairytale Challenge! xx Bianca

Barbara Godden said...

Super cute "MOM" card, fabulous colouring. Love the image and gread sketch Thanks for joining us at The Cheerful Stamp Pad for the April flowers bring May flowers.

Anne said...

Great card! Thanks for playing along at Paper Playtime!

Janis said...

How fun! I love all the elements. They work well together, and love the embossing! Thank you for playing at both Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges and at Paper Playtime. Be sure to check out our Facebook pages to see if your project entry was highlighted and linked to your blog!
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:) Janis

Anonymous said...

What a fun card! Great colors and I LOVE those embossed flowers :) Thanks for playing along with the TSG Challenge!

TantiK Creation said...

What a great card. Love the image you used and the layer.
Tanti (GD Fairy Tale Challenge)

Elizabeth Hart said...

Love the colors and the cute camera image on this delightful card - thanks so much for joining us this week at the Pile it On Challenge.

Zenita Smith said...

Great card!! Your coloring and the layering of the papers are awesoThanks for sharing with us at Love to Create Challenge.
Zenita (aka Zenita)
DT member Love to Create Challenge

Anonymous said...

Great image! So cute. Thanks for playing with us at Use It Tuesday!!

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

Sweet card!! Thanks for participating in our Love To Create challenge!! Hope to see you again next week!

A Little Bit O' Paper

Krisha said...

Beautiful card!!
Thanks for playing along with he Cheerful Stamp Pad challenge April Showers Bring May Flowers

Jenn Borjeson said...

Awesome - and as always, love your story! Thanks for joining us at The Cheerful Stamp Pad! :)

Ruza Rebel said...

Lovely card! Thank you for joining our Corrosive Challenge this fortnight.
Ruza, CDT

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