Friday, 24 May 2013

This Spot is "Booked"

Greetings and welcome to the Guild Hall. Today was a rather chilly day in the realm, the winds outside blowing ice cold rain against the shutters. As such, the Lady Commander of Copics, who is perpetually cold, decided to light a nice cozy fire. As the flame began to melt the chill off my bones, I went to retrieve the novel I was reading, hoping to curl up next to the roaring fire. When I returned to the parlor I was surprised to find the Lady Commander already snuggled up in front of the fireplace with one of her monster friends curled up beside her. “Hi, Lady,” it said, peeking out from under the furs. Annoyed my reading place was occupied, I instead retreated to the crafting chamber.

I started this bookmark by stamping the “Whisker Monster With Sign” Stampotique image using my trusty Archival Jet Black ink and colouring him with Prismacolors. The sentiment on his sign I stamped using the Lawn Fawn “Cozy Christmas” set. I love being snuggly and cozy when I read, so I thought it the perfect sentiment for a bookmark :) I also used the super cute fire from that set and paper pieced him in my makeshift fireplace, earning me +194 cut-and-paste exp points. The background I made using a stencil and some Distress Ink. After laminating it, I punched a hole and tied some twine and a button to the top.

This bookmark will cozy up to the following challenges:
Simon Says Stamp and Show: Favourite Ink (Archival Jet Black - use it for everything! Don’t think I could work without it!)

Although I didn’t get to read curled up in front of the fire, I am pleased that my sister heeded my request about not letting all the monster pals run amok in the Guild Hall and only invited one over. That is until I returned to the parlor to see the whole lot of them had come over and were deep into a game of Mario Party. *siiiiiiigh* Good thing we are well stocked on crisps.


~ Guild Master Crystal ~

19 comments:

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

OMGosh this is so super cute and I love your images and fabulous design. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

Craftyanny said...

cute as a button
Thanks for playing along with Crafty Sentiment Designs
Anne x

julie said...

So cute !! I love your coloring.
Thanks for joing us at The Corrosive Challenge Blog.

Lori said...

Super cute bookmark!! Love those critters :) Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks!

Reflective Art Studio said...

SO cute... Thanks for joining us this week at Stampotique Designer's Challenge. Hope to see you again real soon.
Warmly-
Sarinda

Leanne said...

Thanks for playing our Critters Challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks!

Céline said...

fun tag
thanks for playing with us at crafty sentiments
hugs
céline

AssiCrafts said...

Very cool bookmark!! Thanks for joining us at SDC. XOXO

rachel said...

what a fabulous bookmark - love that image - thanks for joining us at crafty sentiments and good luck xx

soapHOUSEmama said...

This is just the cutest! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Simon Says Stamp and Show! - Ashli :)

Sherrie K. said...

Super cute bookmark! The images are awesome and your coloring is fabulous!
Thanks for joining us at My Craft Spot~
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

Jacqueline Smith said...

Fabulous bookmark that anyone would love to receive! Love the image as well as all the little details on your bookmark! Thanks for playing with us at Loves Rubberstamps!

Kaz said...

Such a fun tag, Whisker Monster is so versatile isn't he? Thanks for linking it to Stampotique again.

Craftyanny said...

awwwwwwwwww I love this. What a cutie
Thanks for playing along with Crafty Sentiments
Anne x

Shanna Shands said...

Super cute bookmark! Thanks for playing with Loves Rubberstamps!

Kate (Small Bits of Paper) said...

This is so fun! That monster is terrific and I love the way he is coloured.

Thanks so much for playing along with us at My Craft Spot!

Kate
Small Bits of Paper

Gwen said...

So cute, this image is so adorable, I love it!! Thanks for joining us at My Craft Spot this week!

Gwen

http://thisandthatbygwen.blogspot.com

Tamie said...

Your creations makes me smile! Thank you so much for sharing your incredible inspiration with us at 4 Crafty Chicks. Have an amazing week!

Samantha Read said...

Cute tag, love that monster!
Thanks for joining in with us at Stampotique this week.

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