Saturday, 8 March 2014

Gold Coin Cache

Greetings. Today I came across a great boon whilst questing in the Whispering Woods. I decided to do some grinding for XP to level up a bit before our quest to Icy Land when my direwolf suddenly darted off in the opposite direction. Silently cursing, I took off after the beast. My anger at him was short lived when I spotted what he had been leading me to.

This card was created for the reminder about the Just Some Lines March challenge which is happening now. Our theme this month is Good Luck/St. Patrick’s Day. Come play along using a JSL image for your chance to win!


I started by colouring the Just Some Lines “Em Joy” image using Prismacolor pencils. Next I cut the pot of gold out using the Create-a-Critter 2 cartridge. I then used Art Philosophy to cut a bunch of tiny circles for the coins. Deep in my paper stash I found two patterned papers I’ve had forever and used those for the background. Last I dug out some sticker letters I got about two years ago and have yet to open the package and created the sentiment.

This card will be entered into the following challenges:
Top Tip Tuesday: 3, 5 or 7 (five letter stickers)

I don’t know how my direwolf knew to lead me to this spot, but I was thrilled with the chest of gold coins that looked as though it had been hastily hidden beneath the brush. By the looks of the rusted lock, it appeared to have been left quite awhile ago. I smashed the brittle lock with the hilt of my sword to access the small fortune inside. These coins would go a long way in fixing up the Guild Hall and replenishing our dwindling supplies after the harsh winter. I suppose I could buy a nice treat for my direwolf as well.
 

~ Guild Master Crystal ~

21 comments:

Faith Wallace said...

What a fun card. I like the border of patterned paper at the bottom. Cute image. Love the coins and the twine. Way to use your stash. Thank you for joining FCCB this week.

meine-bastelarena said...

Cute card. Love the coins. Thanks for playing along with us at OSAAT Challenges. Have a wonderful day and good luck! Hugs, Sujin

Mollie said...

Super cute card! Your image is so fun! Love the pot o' gold as well! Thanks so much for sharing with us over at FCCB this week! Your card would also be perfect for the challenge that started over at Cut It Up yesterday, if you were interested :)

Have a great weekend!

Emily
Mollie's Motif

Nikki said...

Cute card. Love the glittery word and your pot of gold. Such fun. Thanks for playing along at Loves Rubberstamps.

Nikki

Michelle N. said...

Great job combining your image and the pot of gold-it came together beautifully! Thanks for joining us this week at FCCB.

Hazel said...

A super, fun card perfect for the occasion. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT. Hazel x

Cut It Up Challenge Blog said...

What an adorable idea to have the little girl dancing in the pot of gold she found! Very creative! It reminds me of when I Love Lucy was making wine! Thanks for joining our Green challenge at Cut it Up!
Evelyn
http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

Kim's Kreations said...

Always love your spin on things, so unique!. Thanks for linking to FCCB this week. Kim

Ellie said...

So cute! Love the card design!
Thanks for playing along in my march word play saturday challenge!

Creative M said...

Super DUPER cute & FUN! Great job!
Thank you for joining us at Cut It Up Challenges.
Have a wonderful day,
Migdalia
*Crafting With Creative M*

Brenda said...

This is a really cute and fun card! I love that cute little girl and looks like she is having a blast running the gold coins through her fingers. lol Love your pot of gold too. Thanks for joining us at Jo's FFC;-)

Missy said...

This is a darling card, that stamped image is so cute and so is the pot of gold! Thanks for joining us at FCCB!!

Diane MoneyGoolsby said...

Crystal: Your card is very cute! Glad you joined our “Use Your Stash Challenge #56″. Hope you come by this upcoming Friday for our new challenge at Simply Create Too also.

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

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

That is so adorable!!! Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

Laura Lunsford said...

Adorable card! I have some 2 year old stickers I havent opened yet either! Thanks so much for sharing your talents with us at Loves Rubber Stamps Challenges and look forward to seeing more of your lovely creations again soon. Have a beautiful week! Laura

Stephanie said...

So cute, thanks for playing along in our Lucky challenge at CTB!

Erin Stephenson said...

How cute! I love the pot of gold. Thanks for playing at Catch The Bug. Hope to see you next time. Good luck. Erin GDT

Tammy Miller said...

What a great project, very cute!! Thanks so much for joining us for our March Theme “Feeling Lucky” Challenge at Catch the Bug, I hope you join us again very soon.

Stephanie M. said...

cute card :) thanks for joining TTT this time - Steph DT

Annette said...

Fab card. Love the smiley face on the crock pot!
Hugs
Annette - Netty's Cards
xx
Proud to design for :
Crafty Little Fairies,
Top Tip Tuesday,
ABC Christmas,
As You Like It,
Pink Gem Designs,
The Stamp Basket, and
Stampfairy.

Sarah P said...

I love the smiley pot of gold. Great job. Thanks for joining us at Cut It up.
Sarah

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