[identity profile] simplystars.livejournal.com posting in [community profile] ds_team_whimsy
With a little (desperately needed) help from [livejournal.com profile] sdwolfpup and our very own [livejournal.com profile] catwalksalone, who saved me from my woeful lack of artistic skillz. \sdw/\ &hearts /\cat/



So, umm. I wanted to make everyone an icon to represent both their story and the team. &hearts At first I had the grand idea of making an animated icon with pics to represent each story, but the size limit is, well, limiting. :-p

Pictures shamelessly procured from google. SDW and Cat saved my bacon when Dess had to go and be all brilliant and write shapeshifting Ray, which was waaaaaaaay beyond my limited crop/resize/text abilities.

Some of you only have one icon, don't feel neglected! But those were the cases when I felt I'd found exactly the right image and was all happy with the icon. Really! People with multiple choices are, in actuality, the beneficiaries of my indecisiveness and waffling. :D

Also, if [livejournal.com profile] alex51324 will allow it, I've made an icon for all of us at the very end... *vbg*

In posting order:

1. Lift, [livejournal.com profile] spuffyduds:
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2. Notes on the Impossibility of Nirvana, [livejournal.com profile] lamentables:
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4. Strange Constellations, [livejournal.com profile] catwalksalone:
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5. The Heart's Compass, [livejournal.com profile] zabira:

6. I can only, [livejournal.com profile] slidellra:

7. The Blue and the Dim and the Dark, [livejournal.com profile] umbrella_half:

8. First One Thing, Then the Otter, [livejournal.com profile] alex51324:

9. Shot to the Heart, [livejournal.com profile] elementalv:
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10. My Life as a Dog, [livejournal.com profile] etcetera_cat:

11. Call of the Waves, [livejournal.com profile] aingeal8c:
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12. Weak Men Must Fall, [livejournal.com profile] caersmane:
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13. Want, [livejournal.com profile] dessert_first:
.... - art courtesy of [livejournal.com profile] catwalksalone \cat/
- from [livejournal.com profile] sdwolfpup \sdw/
14. I Can See the Stars From a Million Miles, [livejournal.com profile] green_grrl:
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And for everyone, because it seems to have perfectly summed up our Team and this Match:



If you'd rather fuss with something yourself, I have all the blanks and the original images which you are also welcome to have... or if you have a request I can try my best! Otherwise... want, take, have, enjoy. &hearts

Love, Me :)

Date: 2008-09-16 02:50 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] spuffyduds.livejournal.com
OH my GOD.

Mine is SOOOO beautiful. (I'm sure all the others are too. But I can't stop looking at MIIIIIIINE!!!!)

Wow. This is just incredibly thoughtful. Wow.

Date: 2008-09-16 03:00 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] spuffyduds.livejournal.com
That is a good arm to have. ;-)

Date: 2008-09-16 02:54 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] alex51324.livejournal.com
Yay! These are lovely--especially mine!

Date: 2008-09-16 02:54 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] zabira.livejournal.com
you know? this team seems ABSOLUTELY DETERMINED to make me cry with joy. tell the truth: do you folks have some sort of contest going? CUZ IF SO, YOU WIN, STARS.

this is the most incredibly awesome thing, i can't...i just...i don't even HAVE WORDS.

i love my icon (SO PERFECT), i love the fact that you THOUGHT TO DO THIS, i love it ALL.

mostly, i gambol, right now: *tear*

*hugs you SO tight*

Date: 2008-09-16 02:57 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] zabira.livejournal.com
heeee...yours did that for ME, too! &hearts

mutual admiration society FTW!

*makes buttons*

Date: 2008-09-16 03:53 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] green-grrl.livejournal.com
OMG the drag!nuns and the steampunk and the shot heart AND THE FRPTZNFTI!!! So funny! And how gorgeous are girl!Mountie and the otters and the mermen and the angel and ... Just WOW! These are fabulous!

Date: 2008-09-16 05:42 am (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] lamentables.livejournal.com
They are all PERFECTION. (But mine is best, obviously. *clutches nuns to bosom*)

Stars, you really do win at thoughtful. *twirls you*

Date: 2008-09-17 06:48 am (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] lamentables.livejournal.com
Given the warm enthusiasm for the stories people think I wrote (and I'm most flattered by these misconceptions), I don't imagine it will be socklessness so much as head-scratching and "You wrote that? Huh."
On reflection I find that this amuses me.

Date: 2008-09-16 06:00 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] slidellra.livejournal.com
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Stars, this is AMAZING! They're all gorgeous and I adore mine and I'm entirely aflail at how awesome you are.

Team Whimsy =

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Date: 2008-09-16 07:31 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] aingeal8c.livejournal.com
OH WOW.

There are now ords to truly say how awesome thosre are (or if there are they haven't been invented yet ;-) )

Seriously I LOVE mine. It's just lovely and excellent and perfect.

But they are all so GOOD.

YES. You do win.

Date: 2008-09-17 09:48 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] aingeal8c.livejournal.com
I do indeed. Now that is a shame there should be more mermen in the internets there really should.

I htought I recognised it form somewhere. That was an amazing picture. And clearly proves merpeople have blue tails *nods*.

Date: 2008-09-16 07:33 am (UTC)
catwalksalone: (ds team whimsy dragon!vecchio)
From: [personal profile] catwalksalone
\STARS/

So that's what you wanted it for!

These are AMAZING and you are a complete and utter delight. *squishes you lots*

Date: 2008-10-08 04:05 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dessert-first.livejournal.com
And you are AMAZING to have made those illustrations!! THANK YOU so much, Cat! I seriously have no words.

Date: 2008-10-08 05:00 pm (UTC)
catwalksalone: happy grey cat surrounded by flowers (ds whimsy goggles)
From: [personal profile] catwalksalone
Oh, it was so much my pleasure to be able to even in a tiny way reflect some of the awesomeness of your fic. \dess/ \cat/ \stars/

Date: 2008-09-16 07:34 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] caersmane.livejournal.com
Oh goodness. How beautiful these are! I so want to use them RIGHT NOW, I am so very much going to be using them for ages :) Thank you so much, Stars!

Date: 2008-09-16 12:43 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] etcetera-cat.livejournal.com
EEEE! OH, STARS YOU RULE SO VERY VERY VERY MUCH!

*TWIRLYTWIRLY*

Date: 2008-09-18 10:32 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] umbrella-half.livejournal.com
It's the sofa! AAAGHHHH!!!! This is so awesome I just can't articulate it. At all. <3 Thank you!

Date: 2008-09-20 12:30 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] elementalv.livejournal.com
I'm only just catching up with team messages, so my squeeage is late, but dude! These are excellent!

Date: 2008-10-08 04:04 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dessert-first.livejournal.com
Oh, my goodness, Stars, how had I not seen this??!!! You are INSANELY AMAZING!! These are all fantastic and creative and brilliant. I adore them all. ALL. All are PERFECT for their stories, and I am in awe.

So, in the ones for my story, Cat made the illustrations and you designed the icons, including the picking the fonts? And SD made another icon? HOMG, you guys!!! *cries and cries* They're all amazing; thank you all so much for making these! I can't BELIEVE I am such a humongous dork and didn't see this post before now.

What a lovely, thoughtful gesture to make for all of us, Stars. You are such a rockstar. Do you mind if I link to this in the Recsredux post that announces the prizes so people can bask in your genius?

Date: 2013-08-22 09:50 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] bghost.livejournal.com
I know I am very VERY late to this party, but I love the team whimsy triple Mountie photo, and wonder is there a bigger one available?
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