Monday, 24 March 2014

A Mousey Marriage in the Meadow

Greetings. Thank you for stopping by the Guild Hall. The Guardian of Glitter and I made it back safely from our quest to Icy Land, having spent the last fortnight in its frozen highlands. Though it was exhausting, there is no time to rest as today the Lady Commander of Copics and I are travelling to Marigold Meadow to celebrate the marriage and joining of two mouse clans who reside there. Long time rivals, this wedding will hopefully usher in a new era of peace for the two warring mouse clans.

This card was made for the Creative Card Crew “Animals” challenge that is happening now. Make a project with an animal and come play along with us for your chance to win a prize from our sponsors!
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I started this card by colouring the Whiff of Joy “Happy Couple” image using Distress Markers and my Hydrabrush of +50 wetness. I distressed the edges and added a couple of flowers that were used to bound the crinkle ribbon I received from Karen over at Little Scrap Pieces. I never use flowers like that on my cards, but these just matched the colours so perfectly, I had to. This also earned me +80 floral XP points. I die cut the shape using the Art Philosophy cartridge and stamped the sentiment using a Unity stamp. Some heart pearls and old sheet music finished off the front.

On the inside I stamped the sentiment using the Lawn Fawn “Sophie’s Sentiments” set. The flowers I added in the corner are from the Unity “Poppy Bundle” itty bitty.

The envelope was also adorned with the poppy bundle using the same pink I distressed the edges of the picture with.  

This card will waltz into the following challenges:

The ceremony was beautiful, and it was clear that the bride and groom were truly in love and not just getting married to end the mousey wars. Hopefully the peace in Marigold Meadow would last long after the alcohol stopped flowing.
  
~ Guild Master Crystal ~

12 comments:

Aunty Sue said...

lovely card inside and out and thanks for sharing at divas this week with our flower challenge

Mirella said...

Very cute! Thanks so much for sharing and joining us at Divas by Design this week! Hugs, Mirella

Josephine said...

This is beautiful!

Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week, and good luck!

Meggymay said...

Fantastic card, its a sweet image. Thank you for joining us at TioT's this time.
Yvonne

Gerda said...

What a super cute card!! Love the adorable image!! Thanks for joining us at “Simply Create Too”, hope to see you next time again.

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Gerda
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Diane MoneyGoolsby said...

Super cute card. Thanks for entering our Challenge #57 - "Animals"--please come by Simply Create Too Friday to enter our new challenge too.

Diane
Simply Create Too Design Team Member
http://SimplyCreateToo.blogspot.com
http://DianesDigitalDesigns.blogspot.com

My name is Cindy said...

Sweet card! Thank you for joining us at Try it On Tuesday. Cindy

Margik said...

Love your pretty and fun card. Fantastic!

Margaret said...

Just a fabulous card. Great coloring on the image and I love your background. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week. Good luck. Maggie DT and CCC Teamie! BTW, love coming to your blog and reading your stories. Very entertaining.

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Oh my goodness... I love the sentiment on this card. And the color scheme is unique for a wedding card, yet oh so beautiful! Lovely card!

Thank you for participating in the One Stitch at a Time Challenge!

Arline Mellor said...

This is beautiful! Gorgeous colours x

caroline said...

Great card, thank you for joining us at craftitude, good luck and hope you’ll visit again
Caroline dt

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