Monday, 5 August 2013

Good Game Buddies Are Hard To Find

Last night The Crafters Guild decided to take a break from questing and had some friends over to enjoy some board gaming fun, where we passed the time slaying pretend zombies instead of real ones. We invited over our pals Marceanu and Bringle to join us. Let me say, they were sure downers the whole gaming session. They complained about everything, from the food we provided to the weapons they drew, the die roll results - it was exhausting.

I started this card by stamping The Octopode Factory images onto little square and colouring them using Prismacolor pencils. I left it unblended, setting aside the Gamsol I usually use, for a more sketchy feel. 
I then added some ice Stickles to the dudes hat and coat, earning me +173 glittery exp points. I stamped the sentiment using the Unity “Naughty or Nice” set. I then added some embossed stitching to the sides with a border folder and my Cuttlebug of +200 texturization.

On the inside I stamped the sentiments using the Unity “Most Wonderful Time” itty bitty and the My Pink Stamper “Christmas Wishes” set. Anyone who receives this from me will know that the "wonderful" portion is totally meant to be sarcastic (in keeping with the cheeky sentiment on the front). I then added some Octopode holly and coloured it all sketchy with Prismacolors.

I stamped the same holly on the envelope to make everything all matchy match.

These two cheerful chaps will spread some cheer in the following challenges:

Needless to say, that next time we decide to kick back for some games, Marceanu and Bringle will not be invited. After a trying night of clearing a pretend town of imaginary zombies, we must now prepare to kill some real ones from the village of Pencilton that is being overrun. I sure do love our work.

~ Guild Master Crystal ~


Dangina Martinez said...

This is so awesome. Love the images and sentiment. You are rockin' Christmas well. Thank You So Much for playing along with us here at Loves Rubber Stamps this week. Good Luck and Tons of Hugs, Dangina

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

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

Jacqueline Smith said...

Fabulous card, love the awesome sentiment! Thanks for playing with us at Loves Rubberstamps!

Avril Ann said...

Super card, Love that cupcake, good enough to eat xxx

mags said...

A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges and good luck.

Laura Sterckx said...

I love this card! It is so super cute! Those images are the best! Great layout as well, and I love the sentiment!

Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Wednesday Challenge!
Laura :)

Kay Mowat said...

Great project awesome coloring thanks for joining us at PYG

Jacki Daniels said...

Barrr humbug lol brilliant card love the images and sentiment thanks for playing along with us at PunkyouGirl and supporting us hope to see you again and good luck

mark gould said...

Zombie hunting sounds good.
Great cards this has a lovely classic feel about it. thanks for entering both cards into the challege over at the octopode factory.

Sharon said...

Super cute card!! Thank you so very much for joining our 'Sew Much Fun' Linky Party at CTV!!!! :)

Hazel said...

Thanks for sharing your delightful card for CHNC challenge extra for August - hope to see you again soon. x

Kate (Small Bits of Paper) said...

This is so sweet! What fun little images - and such a perfect sentiment to go with them!

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

Small Bits of Paper

Gwen said...

Okay this is funny! Totally made me laugh! Thanks for joining us at My Craft Spot this week!


Cath said...

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

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