Saturday, 5 October 2013

That Pins and Needles Feeling

Today a raven arrived from the distant village of Stitchenton calling the Crafters Guild to arms. A black mage had shown up in the village and was causing all sorts of dark problems for the smallfolk. The Lady Commander of Copics and I prepared the weapons whilst the Guardian of Glitter packed a generous supply of elixirs and mana potions; I had a feeling we would be using an abundance of spells. As we rode up to the village entrance, night had already fallen and the black mage was waiting for us.
“Do you think your pathetic spells can defeat my dark magiks?” the mage spat, blue sparkes crackling at his fingertips. He tossed a green poppet at us, mumbling an incantation. I was confused as to why he was hurling dolls at us until it suddenly began to grow. The small poppet, pins sticking out of it, didn’t stop growing until it was as tall as the giants of Fenrall Hills! 

This was created for the Just Some Lines October Challenge. Come play along with us and make a Halloween craft using any Just Some Lines image and you can win yourself a digi!

I started this card by colouring the Just Some Lines Voodoo Doll image using my trusty Prismacolor pencils. I then used the Inkadinkado “Voodoo Doll” set that I picked up in a recent guild raid and stamped the little pins in the background. I also used that set for the sentiment. I used my Cuttlebug and a Tim Holtz folder to emboss the green panel for +88 bumpy exp points. I was actually amazed that bow worked out so nicely. I just held some orange ribbon and black ribbon together, tied and hoped for the best. Well my spell of knots must have worked, because I was pretty impressed with the end result.

I decorated the inside using the “Voodoo Doll” set again. The sentiment is from some cheap-o stamp I got out of the dollar bin at Michaels quite a few years ago.

I did up the envelope with the “Voodoo Doll” set, earning +55 black magic exp points.

This evil poppet will perform his magic in the following challenges:

It was a harsh battle. The doll kept using a voodoo spell that would sap HP from us and transfer it to him. With some fancy die rolls and lots of elixirs, we were able to finally defeat the stitched fiend. When it shrunk back down to regular doll size though, the black mage was no longer there! Now the hunt was on…

~ Guild Master Crystal ~


Kathy Bradley said...

Oh, this adorable card and image just made me smile - and awesome coloring. Thanks for joining us at SpeedyTV's Inspiration Challenge.,

wannabcre8tive said...

Oh, my, how cute! I love your cute and fun card. A cute story, too.
Thanks, for joining us for the Speedy TV Inspiration challenge.

MichelleZ said...

This is so fun! I love it. And you did the inside AND the envelope? VERY cool! Thank you for joining us this week for the Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge. ~Michelle

Jacki Daniels said...

He is so sweet love this image love all the deatails and that you have done the envelope and inside to match thanks for playing with us at PYG with our halloween challenge hope to see you again soon
Jacki xx

Shirley said...

What a great image, love the colours of the ribbons. Thanks for joining in with us at Friday Sketch Challenge.
Shirley xx

Debora said...

Too fun! Fabulous card and the inside and envelope are great too. You earned those extra points! Thanks for playing along with us at The Corrosive Challenge Blog! Hugs!

Kerry said...

Great fun cards. Thank you for joining in at Cuttlebug Mania this week.

Stephanie Card Making said...

so cute! hi thanks for joining penny's challenge. Steph DT

NormaJean said...

I love your card!!! its so cute
Thank you for joining us at Craftitude..
Hugs DT Norma Jean

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Jannie said...

Wow a very orginal and unique Halloween card! I love all the details!

Thank you so much for joining us at Cuttlebug Mania!

Cuttlebugs & Hugs

Kimbo said...

Certainly a spooky little toy. Thanks for joining in at Cuttlebug Mania this time x

Sandra said...

Love this.
Thanks for sharing with us at Creative Craft Challenges.
Good Luck x

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