Saturday, March 3, 2012

There's a new fairy in the house

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I went to our annual Hobby expo this weekend and what a pleasure! Wish I had the wallet to go with it though. Saw SO many gorgeous tools and materials, papers etc. My Mom treated me to this stamp from Nellie Snellen (see Stamps I use for links).
I used techniques I often see on Lily Pad Cards and was inspired by this one http://www.lilypad.inlinkz.com/2011/09/04/how-to-video-fairy-birthday-card/.
Some pieces are paper pieced (skirt, flower), some are popped up (flower, fairy's head, body, skirt and wings) and other areas are on the white base only (legs, flower stem).
The fairy's wings and shoes were just shaded with a silver Colleen coloring pencil and then covered with Stardust Stickles. The flowers on her waist, hair and the big one was covered with Ranger Glossy Accents. I had a little bottle of the Accents but went and got the big one yesterday. It just makes SUCH a big change to your cards!
The sky and grass were shaded with Tim Holtz Distress Inks (Tumbled Glass, Shabby Shutters).
For the corners and the border I found this fantastic punch called "Corner & Border" punch from Letack Craft. When you have the corner guide slid in, you punch the corners, when you remove the corner guide you can punch a border! Love it!


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21 comments:

  1. Ein tolles Kärtchen mit einem tollen Motiv. Danke für deine Teilnahme bei Fairy tale Challenge. Liebe Grüße.

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  2. Wow! Eine phantastische Karte!

    Danke für deine Teilnahme an der Stempelsonnenchallenge.

    LG Dreja

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  3. Ganz bezaubernd die Karte.

    Vielen Dank für die Teilnahme an der Stempelsonnenchallenge.
    LG Tina

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  4. super card, thanks for joining in with our Punches and dies challenge this week at CRAFTY CATZ x Carol

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  5. stunning card love the layout and thanks for joining crafty catz

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  6. This is so cute. Beautiful layout.

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  7. This is a sweet little card. Love the flower's dimensions!

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  8. Hi Riette! You have an absolutely lovely blog, and your card is just adorable! (I'm also a homeschooling mom of 2!) Thanks for joining us this week for the CIC :D

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  9. Lovely card! That little fairy stamp is absolutely adorable!!! Love the paper piecing and extra dimension on the flower!!!

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  10. Saw your comment! YAY for Unity....that wait is excruciating!

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  11. Love you fabulous card,Thank you so much for sharing with us this week at Whimsy Inspires.xxx

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  12. Beautiful colouring and image, thanks for joining us to poodles parlour, good luck cheers Sue N x

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  13. What a cute image. Great job on the paper piecing. Love the sparkle. Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.

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  14. Hello
    this is a very nice card and a sweet image.

    Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge.
    **Karla

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  15. This is a cute image on the card. I like the glossy accents on the flower!

    Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge.

    Cheers
    Sabrina

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  16. Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at stempelsonnenchallenge.
    Hugs stine

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  17. Very cute! Thanks for playing along with Paper and Such this week!

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  18. What a lovely card! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

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  19. this is a very cute card. thank you for joining us at fairy tale challenge.

    hugs, becky

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  20. Hiya there,How are you,

    This is a very cute and pretty card,thank you for joining in with our challenge at Fairy Tale challenge.

    Take care
    Big hugs
    Casper (GDT)
    xxx

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  21. how sweet is this gorgeous thanks for playing along with us at poodles this time hope to see you again soon good luck
    Jacki xx

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