Friday, October 5, 2012

Dreaming of Faeries

I neglected my to-do lists today and made a card for the Kenny K challenge of no squares. This was so hard for me because I really like the look of square cards, period. Rectangle, okay. Circles, scalloped circles, ovals, etc, uh-uh, nope. So, I really struggled to get my entry in, but I finally settled on this shape and now I kinda like it! The image is "Fun Faerie" colored with Copics- purples, pinks and aquas.


I used Prima Nature Garden papers which I distressed and flowers from Prima and WOC. I tore the paper at the bottom to try and get the look of the flowers coming out of where I tore it. My watermark kinda covers it :( I used glitter glue on the wings and flowers to give it some fairy-ish magic. I used my Silhouette again for the leaves and the tag. I added distress inks to the edges of the tag, an eyelet and some seam binding that I colored with spun sugar and a blue-ish color (the name escapes me). I colored the base papers with Copics as well as the leaves. I wanted a soft aqua, but it blended too much with the papers and I only have two BG Copics to choose from: a light one and BG15?. I guess my card now works for the Color Me Creative Challenge of Bright colors!!

The day is a little overcast, so I had a hard time getting a picture with which I was happy. Oh, well. A little photo shop helps!

Thanks for taking a look and if you like what you see please become a follower because I really get motivated knowing you all enjoy what I create :) And, don't forget about Sunday over at Stamptacular Sunday! Thanks again and have a great weekend!!

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenge:
Just Keep on Creating -anything goes
Papertake Weekly anything goes
Paper Play- Shine on
The Paper Shelter- distressing
Simon Says Stamp- Glimmer and Sparkle
Divas by Design- Use some texture
Totally Gorguss- dies and punches
Color Me Creative- bright colors
Creative Card Crew-purple (won Top 3!)
Bunny Zoe Crafts- distressing








12 comments:

  1. Beautiful card! Love your fairy image and coloring. Love the card shape and design--and great embellishments! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

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  2. What a beautiful fairy card! Love the pretty colors! Thanks for joining my Think Pink challenge over at Cupcake Craft Challenge! Good Luck! Hugs and sunshine

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  3. Lovely card with a gorgeous choice of colors!! Thanks for playing with us at The Paper Shelter.

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  4. Whimsical and lovely! The coloring is fantastic and your fairy beautiful. Glad you joined us at Simon Says Stamp and Show.

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  5. I love the shape of your card and the fairy is gorgeous!

    Thanks for joining the Creative Card Crew challenge!

    Sheena
    xxx

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  6. I really love your project, great work!

    Thanks for joining the Creative Card Crew this time!

    Good luck! Elisa (DT)

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  7. Hi there, gorgeous card - beautiful image and colours.

    Thanks for joining in with us this time at Divas by Design.

    Sarah

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  8. Aivan ihastuttava kortti-kauniit värit ja kaikki kohdallaan!
    Kiitos osallistumisesta The Paper Shelter- distressing-haasteeseen tällä viikolla! Onnea arvontaan!
    Kaunista syksyä sinulle sinne1 T : An

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  9. Absolutley AMAZING, just STUNNING... ummm.... super FANTASTIC! WOWZA I love it!

    Thanks for joining the Diva's this week...

    DT ~~Rina

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  10. Beautiful card!
    Many thanks for joining in the
    ♥Cute Card Thursday Challenge♥
    this week! Debxx

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  11. Love your card. Thanks for playing along with us at Creative Card Crew.

    Hugs
    Elle

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  12. Thanks so much for sharing this lovely project at Anything goes, Just keep on creating.
    Sorry it has taken so long to leave a comment. Just to let you know that the challenges are up and running again so hope you will continue to play along.

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