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Thursday, 28 July 2011

A Fairy for an Angel...

Good Morning All!

Well we have morning sunshine at last up here for a change. I was beginning to think summer was over. I hope the weather is good for you too where ever you are.
It will be my youngest Grand daughter Ruby`s 3rd birthday on Sunday. As she is far too young yet to even think about blogging I feel it`s safe to post her card on here.
I`ve called this post a fairy for an angel because she is an angel, well, most of the time lol. Here it is...

Now, as many of you know, I don`t do a lot of cute cards, mainly because of my appalling colouring skills. But I have been practising and I`m really chuffed with how this one came out. I may yet venture into cute and cuddly in the future.
I bought the stamp, Flower Fairy Candy Tuft by Crafters Companion especially for this card and I`m very pleased with it. A huge stamp making it easy to colour lol.
I`ve coloured with promarkers and glittered her wings with Glamour Dust.
The DP are snippets, the stripes are Pink Petticoat and the hearts are I think, Cute Colors tiles.
I`ve matted the image onto some darker pink card (another snippet) with a scalloped edge on one side using my Martha Stewart Doily Punch.
I added a white ribbon along the join and made a ribbon flower, then added some flowers by Wild Orchid crafts.
I punched a Martha Stewart Butterfly out of white glitter card and added that to the image.
The sentiment is computer generated and cut with a nestie circle.
Because I`ve used snippets I`m going to show it on Jules crafty snippets challenge #29 too.

Thanks for popping in...Lynne xxx

15 comments:

  1. I think you should colour more often - this is just beautiful. Hope Ruby has a lovely birthday.
    Sunny here today too - apparently its here for the weekend...........
    Tara x

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  2. This is lovely Lynne - Am sure the little 'angel' will love it.....
    It's a beautiful image and your colouring looks fine to me!
    I sway between cute/cuddly/OTT/flowery stuff to grunge/disgustingly inky fingers/messy table!

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  3. Aww . . . that's SWEET. Nothing wrong with your colouring Lynne. Looks perfect to me.

    Hugs, Sandra x

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  4. This is wonderful! I love your butterfly and that "bow" with the flowers - perfect for the image!

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  5. It's brilliant Lynne! I've got one of the CC Flower Fairies stamp sets (Apple Blossom I think) and am terrified to colour it! Well done, it's a really beautiful card! Di xx

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  6. Pink and pretty with fairies? It's perfect for a little girl Lynne - and lots of more grown-up ones too. Ruby will love it I'm sure! Vx

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  7. This is so beautiful Lynne and there's nothing wrong with your colouring at all! Your little angel will love this. My youngest grand daughter will be 3 in December but she wouldn't thank me for a fairy or princess card - it'll have to be a pirate, Bob the Builder or anything Toy Story! xx

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  8. Oh Lynne .. .. what a beautiful card for your Grand-daughter. It is gorgeous and so very neat.

    Your colouring is wonderful too .. .. I think you are being a bit hard on yourself.

    A lovely sprinkling of hearts too!!!

    Thank you for coming to play in the snippet playground again this week.

    Love Jules xx

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  9. Hey sweetie, Gorgeous Work big Hugs ♥ Pops x x x x

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  10. Such a pretty girlie card Lynne, you should definitely colour more often :o) Lisa x

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  11. I don't like to color either, but this is FANTASTIC! You must be really hard on yourself because I can't understand why you don't color more!

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  12. Hi Lynne, Your colouring's brilliant, it's a really pretty card, happy birthday to your grand daughter, I hope you all have fun, Gay xxx

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  13. This is so VERY pretty, Ruby will love it, I love how you have put the flowers into the centre of the ribbon too

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  14. Lovely card and the colouring is beautiful

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  15. Your colouring is lovely! I do love the Flower Fairies, I had the books as a child and the pictures are so beautiful. You've really done Candy Tuft justice! Such a pretty card, I'm sure your granddaughter will love it

    luv, Mags x!

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