Wednesday, 17 July 2013

My Pink Maiden

Today there was a magnificent celebration in the village square as one of the smallfolk celebrated her 16th nameday. It was a grand occasion as she was now eligible to wed. As such, suitors came from distant lands with gifts for the young maiden as her beauty was renowned throughout the realm, much to the displeasure of Princess Prina, who was now in her 19th year and still unwed. It wasn’t long before the royal guards stormed the party, no doubt sent by the princess in her jealousy of the young girl’s many suitors.

I started this card by popping an ink virgin’s cherry and stamping The Greeting Farm’s image from the “Miss Anya Lounge” set. It was the last girl from the set that I hadn’t used yet! Woot. I coloured her using Prismacolor pencils and gave her a nice sparkly hair clip. I cut the tab-y thing out using the Art Philosophy cartridge and placed the girl peeking through the flowery hole. I stamped the banner using the Lawn Fawn “Bannerific” set, adding some shading with Distress Markers and stamped the sentiment inside using the My Pink Stamper “Birthday Crazy” set. I dug into my vast black button cavern and pulled out some of the ebony gems to use on this card, earning me +141 dark magic exp points. Some metal brads and a ribbon finished off the front.

On the inside I used some pink animal print paper and stamped the sentiment using the My Creative Time “Wow! So Many Candles” set.

On the envelope I stamped a flower using the My Little Shoebox “Farmer’s Market” set and coloured it in with Distress Markers.

This card will take a peek in the following challenges:
Use It Tuesday Challenge #59: Birthdays (got to use up some black buttons from my vast collection AND inked a virgin stamp!)

As we saw the guards coming, the Guildys and I drew our weapons, prepared to defend the smallfolk from any sort of bullying the royal guards were sent to do. The four of us rode up to the entrance of the village square, weapons at the ready and magic crackling at our fingertips. The royal guards knew they were no match for our spells and superior weapons and retreated without a fight. There was sure to be retribution from Princess Prina for this. We would have to remain vigilant, and perhaps enlist some protection for the young maiden.

~ Guild Master Crystal ~


Desire Fourie said...

Beautiful. Love the design paper and cute image.
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

linda said...

cute card and very creative layout! thank you so much for playing along with us this month at penny black and more.

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is wonderful. I love the image, gorgeous colours and such a fabulous design.
Thank you for taking part in A Gem of A Challenge this week
Sue xx

Wendy Fraser said...

Super card, love the image and eye catching colour combo. Thanks for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge xx

Alena Tenreiro said...

Lovely card, like the colors and the trifold technique. Thanks for sharing.

Valentina said...

sweet and lovely card!
Thanks for sharing At Use it tuesday this week!

Leikkaan Mervi said...

cute image and beautiful design.
Thank you for sharing at Penny Black and More, good luck;-))m

Jac said...

Cute card, love the pink and black and super Anya image, thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week. Jac x

Tracy said...

Great gatefold design and a very sweet little image. Thanks so much for joining us this week at TSG!

Jackie W said...

Super cute card! Love the image and your design! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments!
Jackie W :)

wendyp said...

Adorable! Love the gatefold design! Thanks for playing along with this week's There She Goes challenge!

mixamatoasties said...

What a great card. Love the design.

Thanks for sharing at Crafty Sentiments this week.

Susan x

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

This is super cute, wonderful fold! Thanks so much for playing at Crafty Sentiments this week:)

Brenshevia Baker said...

Beautifully done, thanks for joining us at UIT!

Cathy said...

Great card, thank you for joining in the Crafty Sentiments female birthday challenge.
Cathy xx

Avril Ann said...

Fabulous card inside and out, xxx

Sweetncrafty Gal said...

I love this card very special. Thank you for sharing it with all of us at Dream Valley's challenge this fortnight.

Hugs Carlyann (DT) xx

Brenshevia Baker said...

Awesome job with the challenge, thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday!

Cath said...

Hey Crystal! Thanks for linking this up to the Birthday Card Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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