Friday, October 29, 2010

Fairy Birthday Wishes


Happy Friday, everybody!
I'm really excited to show you the card I made this afternoon.
This is definitely my favorite of all the cards I've ever made.
I love the image, the paper, and I'm just really pleased
with how it turned out.

Wanna see?


I spent about three hours last night mounting my new
Lili of the Valley stamps on EZ Mount and trimming them out.
Ack! It was so nerve-wracking!
I was so afraid I was going to cut through one of
the images, I probably made it a lot harder than
it had to be. Anyway, it was worth it!

Just look at this little fairy. Isn't she darling?
I colored her in with copics, then added some stickles
to her wings, dress, and the centers
of the flowers in her hair.


To assemble the card, I started with ocean blue
Bazzill cardstock, and covered the bottom with a
leftover scrap of Basic Grey patterned paper.
I stamped my sentiment in the bottom right corner
with Memento ink in Tuxedo black.
Then I laid down some DCVW glittered paper over
the rest of the card front, and covered the seam
with a scrap of glittered Colorbok paper
that I cut with my Fiskars scallop punch.

I sliced into the seam of my card to thread
through some sheer sparkly ribbon from my stash,
then mounted my image with dimensional
adhesive and rounded all the corners.



I hope you like it!

Are you dressing up for Halloween?
I have to for work, so I'm going as the
Roaming Gnome. Should be fun!

Have a wonderful weekend, everybody!

17 comments:

  1. This is beautiful. Your coloring is amazing... Love how your image looks combined with your background papers!

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  2. I can see why this is your favorite card because it is beautiful! The DSP, and image go perfectly together!

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  3. Cute!!! That image is adorable!

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  4. Very pretty - I can see why you are so proud of this card. The colors of the image and DSP go beautifully together.

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  5. what a lovely and sweet as can be fairy...the colors you chose and the coloring of the image are awesome

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  6. Very beautiful! No wonder why this is a favorite of yours it is so pretty! tfs

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  7. Just gorgeous! You did an amazing job with the coloring and it all looks so beautiful together. I can see why this is your favorite! :)

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  8. Oh...she is super darling!!! I love the PP you paired her up with. Everything blends beautifully together. I can see why this is your favorite. Simply a-d-o-r-a-b-l-e.

    Happy Halloween!

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  9. Sweet! I love fairies and this one is adorable

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  10. Absolutely beautiful! The image is so sweet and your coloring is awesome. Just love how all the colors match and are in harmony.

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  11. GORGEOUS! Love it. She is absolutely fabulous. Can't wait to see more of your new LOTV's! Especially if all your LOTV cards are as magically delicious as this one.

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  12. This is so cute! I love those papers and that image is gorgeous! :)

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  13. Very pretty! Your coloring is gorgeous

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  14. What a gorgeous card! Love the colours. Love the image. Love the layout. LOVE IT!

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  15. This card is so beautiful, Christiana!! Your colouring is superb, and I love the way you added the Stickles! Oh, BTW, I edited my blog post to answer your question! :o)

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Thank you so much for taking a few moments to brighten my day!

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