Crabs at your wedding?

The power went out today - twice, and since that means no housework can possibly get done - I got crafty! lol  Thankfully I had this image already printed out, so I just had to colour it with my copics.

I've owned Hermit Crabs - they're a fantastic pet.  I could sit and watch them all day, scooting about the giant thank they lived in, up and down the vines, in and out of their pond and coconut hut and up and over the coconut husk backdrop.  Despite being called Hermits, they actually love friends and prefer the company of others.  If you're lucky you'll get to hear them *click* to each other.  We had 7 Hermit Crabs - all named and all of varying sizes and colours.  They looked like aliens if they went naked and wandered around without their shell!

These two Hermit Crabs are from Meljen's Designs. There's Miss Hermit Crab and Mr Hermit Crab, and together they make Mr & Mrs Crab :)  I used a sketch from Seize the Sketch to create my card. It's their last ever sketch challenge which is sad since I only just discovered them!
I added some perfect pearls, bling and googly eyes to my images to really help them pop.  Don't you just love the Bride's bling ring?!

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Crafty Creations Challenge Blog - Dig deep and use something old
Love to create Challenge - Polka dots & pearls
The Crazy Challenge - Cute little animals
Totally Gorjuss - For a special occassion
Digichoosday - Pearls and bling
Fan-Tastic Tuesday - Anything Goes
Sweet Stamps Challenge Blog - Anything Goes


  1. Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenges.

  2. Fabulous! love the crabs! Thanks for joining us for Polkadots and pearls at Love to Create. Mo xxx

  3. What a fun card and it fits in well with the current Digi Choosday Challenge of 'Pearls and Bling', thank you for joining in the fun with us! Yvonne (DT)

  4. Fun card.
    Thanks for joining us for our final challenge at STS!

  5. Thanks for sharing your lovely crafting for Fan-tastic Tuesday challenge 49 - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

  6. Great card with supercute image, thanks for sharing it with us in our Pearls and Bling challenge over at Digi Choosday and good luck
    Julie x
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  7. Who knew hermit crabs were having so much fun. Those googly eyes just make them come alive.

  8. Super fun use of the sketch! Love those eyes :) - Thanks for joining in with the last STS Challenge~

  9. Lovely card! Those crabs are so adorable! Thank you for joining our "Polka Dots and Pearls" Challenge this week at Love to Create.
    Ruza ~ LTC Admin/Designer
    Ruza's Craft Corner

  10. This is adorable with the goggly eyes, loving all the layers and coloring too! Fun! Thanks for joining us at Seize the Sketch!

  11. Love this! These crabs are adorable! Thanks for playing along at Crafty Creations challenges x


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