Saturday, February 18, 2012

Glenda - Good or Bad?

The Octopode Friday Challenge (#34) invites us all to a Fancy Dress Party. If you are interested in the challenge click here. You should check out the design team creations if you don't do anything else - they are incrediably fun and soo different!

I used Glenda the Good Witch - actually, it depends on whether or not you are a fan of the Original Wizard of Oz or Wicked. I love them both, so I went with good and bad. I used some unknown dp on my card (possibly old SU! but I am not sure) and SU! Cardstock. A glittery photo corner, some Stickles, some borrowed Copics, and Glenda came to life! I am on a crafting retreat with 21 other women, and we are having a blast up here in the mountains.

My room-mate Patty fell in love with the Octopodes too (another convert), so she wanted to make a card too. She went with a softer Glenda and the second card is hers. She used some Creative Memories dp, some borrowed Copic Markers, and lots and lots of Stickles. I wasn't sure Patty would want to do a darker Glenda, but when we were done, she said she wished she had gone with the darker side.

I wish you could see some of the talent at this retreat. We have a Creative Memories demonstrator, a SU! demonstrator, and a Close To My Heart demostrator. There are probably 15 Cricuts in the room, a couple of Wishblades, and even a Zing. We have enough supplies to open at least 3 craft stores.

Hope you are all having a wonderful weekend as well! Hugz to all.



6 comments:

  1. Glad you had a good time at the retreat :) Cute cards. I'd be on the good side :)

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  2. Great cards the both of them :) The retreat sounds like fantastic fun!!

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  3. Superb cards ... Coming out of retreat factory... Well done .. Hope you got much needed rest ... Samir

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  4. Love your sparkly Glinda! How fun that you have converted a friend to the Wonderful world of Octopodes. I enjoyed seeing the two different takes on the Glinda image. Sounds like you are having a crafty blast in the mountains...wish I was there:) Thanks for playing with us at TOFF!

    Amy*

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  5. Two outstanding creations, I'd say. Now, about the orginal Wizard of Oz. I hated it! I think I'm the only person in the world that did. Still hate it. Couldn't stand all that music. Isn't that strange coming from me? :-0
    Sounds as if you had a fun time at the retreat....and plenty to work with.

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