Sunday, 28 April 2013

The Gnarly Wood Darts Tournament.

Hi Folks!

Hope you're all ok and enjoying some sunshine at last.'s my card featuring a new character, Tipsy Timmy, and his friend Mooning Morris.

As you can see, there's a darts tournament being held at The Toadstool Arms and Tipsy Timmy is having a little warm up.  Unfortunately, Mooning Morris is too busy showing the flowers his new tattoo and isn't aware of the impending danger!  

I had a lot of fun making this card.  Unfortunately, I had a bit of a blooper (such an amateur) and made a really stupid and avoidable error with my Spellbinder dies when cutting I lost the top of the roof and chimney of the Gnarly Wood pub!  Oops!  I won't be making THAT mistake again!  Lol.

Anyway, I took the png images into my MCS software and set them out in the little scene and added some drop shadows before printing out and colouring with my Promarkers.  For this one I only used 5 markers and it was a lot of fun to do.  The Promarkers  I used are as follows:

Burnt Sienna

They work so beautifully together to create a sepia effect which is great for monochrome.  

The backing paper is from Bearly Mine and the butterflies were cut using a Doohickey Butterfly die.

The brown card is Papermania Textured cardstock.  I have used Cheery Lynn Reflections Boutique Mega Mini Pearl Square (or something like that, lol) dies to cut out a matting layer for the image and the sentiment.  

I've decorated the inside to match and that's it.  All the work is in the colouring which was an absolute pleasure to do.  Really loving playing with the Gnomes of Gnarly Wood.  They're just wonderful! 

Hope you like my little scene and that it's brought a smile to your face.
Head over to the challenge to take a look and then get crafting so you can join in.  

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:

Emma's Crafty Challenge  where the theme is Butterflies.  with the theme of 'Digi Days.'
Sarah Hurley Challenge  where the theme is to Use a Character.

Take care everyone.
Happy crafting!


  1. Fantastic Lexie!! Can't wait to get my hands on the new digi's...and my *cough 40 cough* new promarkers that are coming!.. ;)

  2. Ha ha ha, Lexie!!! This one really did make me laugh out loud!! How funny is this? Brilliant scene you've set - Mooning Morris is gonna get himself into a whole load of trouble if he keeps on ;) I'm so loving that we now have a pub in Gnarly Wood!
    Brilliant card Lexie .... love it all!
    Hugs, Tracey xx

  3. Wow, fantastic card, love the colours :-) xxx

  4. Ha ha! Hilarious card Lexie. I see you've been watching Sarah Hurley too. I love the new digis and the backing paper is fabulous x

  5. Brilliant card Lexie, love your colouring, hugs to you both Autumn xx

  6. Love this Lexie. Great scene with the butterflies and gnomes. I did mine in sepia colours. Hope you'll have a peek.Have a lovely day.Hugs Bettina xx

  7. I totally love the wonderful scene you have created. I can totally imagine them having fun that way! Great card. And I'm in love with your butterfly dies!!!!

  8. Fantastic scene you have created and love the little story. Great monochrome colours too.

    Linda xxx

  9. Hi Lexie, well I know have my sons VERY old lappy, and it is driving me mad nearly an hour and a half to do 7 comments ugggggggggggg I hope customer service sort things out tomorrow or I will be one very unhappy Bunny!!!.

    Right onto your card, it is absolutley fabulous, love the scene you have made and how you have coloured so amazingly with so few colours. Hugs Janet

  10. This is wonderful, thanks for joining us over at Sarah Hurley this month.
    C xx

  11. Brilliant card Lexie. I love the scene you've created and fab colour scheme.
    Lorraine x

  12. Fab card Lexie! So funny! Can't wait to get mine and make a scene up! lol Loving the sepia colouring too!

    Jill xx

  13. Absolutely great card. I had a little chuckle at where the dart was aimed. It looks good in this sepia looking colour theme.

  14. Fantastic card. I love your Sepia colouring which has created something really original and fun.

    Thanks for joining us a Bearly Mine this week.

    Sharon (DT) x

  15. Too funny, Lexie! Love the sepia tone and your background dp.

  16. LOL! Brilliant this made me laugh, love the monochrome look, the butterflies are gorgeous (one of my favorites) and the scene and sentiment are awesome
    Lindsay xx