Sunday, 21 April 2013

Fashionably Sassy

In the market square today there was to be a fashion show. Apparently a famous designer from across the Pearlescent Sea was here, displaying his newest designs. The Lady Commander of Copics and I decided to have a look and maybe find something to replace some of the old tunics that are getting a little worn. When we arrived, there was no mistaking who the designer was. He wore a silky black tunic and a puffy pink scarf. The man seemed rather stressed, throwing his hands up in exasperation and shouting orders at his troupe of halflings. 
I created this card by stamping The Greeting Farm’s “Sunday” image on several patterned papers and painstakingly cutting his clothes and hair out to paper piece him together. I used the Art Philosophy cartridge to cut the large “stamp” border and embossed the edge piece with my Cuttlebug. I used the Rock Princess cartridge for the stars. 
Earning myself +183 sparkly exp points, I added some glitter to the stars and some square shaped gems to each corner of the card. The sentiment I stamped using the Dylusions “Say It How It Is” set.

On the inside I used another postage stamp cut from Art Philosophy and some stars I had left over. The sentiments were stamped using the My Creative Time “Wow! So Many Candles” set and the My Pink Stamper “Birthday Crazy” set respectively. 

I stamped the envelope to coordinate with the card. The green is a little “off”, but it was the closest match I had to the neon green I used on the card.

This sassy creation will sashay into the following challenges:
Desert Islands Crafters Challenge #52: (used #1- no flowers #3 - no markers #4 - follow a sketch #6 - use glitter #7 - bling it up

The Lady Commander of Copics and I didn’t end up purchasing anything as the fashions that were on display were a little too impractical for our needs. We did however enjoy the “show” as we sipped on tea at a nearby cafe and watched as the diva designer lost his cool on everyone he encountered.

~ Guild Master Crystal ~


Rose said...

Crystal, your wonderfully paper-pieced Sunday guy looks fabulous on this colorful birthday card. Lovin' your glittered star accents too! So glad to see your entry at the Crafts and Me Stamps digi team's "Bling It Up!" challenge. Hugz, ~ Rose

Gerda said...

Very pretty card!! Love it!! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!

Pat N. said...

Cute card and sentiment! TFS at the DCD challenge this week.

Jenn Borjeson said...

OMG totally adorable, and you know I love me some paper-piecing! Thanks for joining us at DICC. :)

Pat Garvin said...

Cute sentiment. Thanks for joining Speedy Fox and Friends.

Winnie and Patty said...

Cute sentiment on this great card! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy Fox & Friends blog challenge!

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