Sunday, 26 October 2014

Fairy Dust

I am not sure how long I've had this image coloured up, but she's been sat in my work-in-progress pile for months and I've only gotten around to making her up into a card tonight.  She's a lovely fairy image from Funky Kits and is really quite large.  This is a 6" square card, so perhaps that shows just how large she it.  I trimmed the image and rounded off two corners before matting it onto purple card.

I used a Magnolia border die to decorate the strip across the middle and some spotty ribbon purple ribbon as a trim.  The papers are also ones I've had for ages (when I found this pad I went mad and bought about 3 pads of it in 6" and 12" pads).  I love them so much that I hate to use them, but I think this little fairy deserved them!  :0)  Lastly the ribbon, wow, how long have I had this.... This card really is created from some old stash.  Hmm, that makes a change!

I usually take a couple of minutes to set up my photos so that I get the light to glisten off any glitter, but this photo was actually taken at a bit of a odd angle.  I had my kitty on my lap at the time, and any cat slave will know that you can't disturb a kitty when they're gracing you with their presence.  Despite the awkward angle my first attempt really caught the glitter on her fairy wings well, so all was well!



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Happy crafting
Annette
xx



11 comments:

Carol S. said...

She is adorable and love the colouring. Her wings are amazing! Hugs, Carol S.xx

XxJULESxX said...

Hi hun, love the card it's gorgeous!

KT Fit Kitty said...

Wow, she's gorgeous! Love the added sparkle too! Great shaped card!

Michelle said...

Those wings are dreamy! Perfect gorgeous a fairy. So pretty! Thank you for sharing your beautiful work with us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge.
~Michelle
http://www.michellezerull.blogspot.com

Sarah said...

She is gorgeous Annette and you have managed to capture the sparkle perfectly, you should thank your furry helper for that!! xx

Gaby Dierx said...

Lovely!!!
Hugsss, Gaby

Christine L said...

Stunning colouring as always from you Annette.... those wings are so perfect with that amount of sparkle! And of course, I love the lilac too!

Sorry I've not been around the last few days... but I'm trying to catch up today.

Big hugs
Christine x

Chrissy said...

She is beautiful Annette..fabulous colouring and love the gorgeous sparkle..never disturb the cat..never!

luv CHRISSYxx

Pollard Carole said...

Just beautiful love the image and gorgeous colours Love and happy crafting hugs Carole x

Carla S. said...

Gorgeous card, Annette! Wonderful coloring of the sweet image! Thanks for joining us for Sketch Saturday this week!

Alex H. said...

A beautiful card... lovely image and wonderful colouring! Thanks for joining us at Sketch Saturday!
;-) Alex H.

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