Saturday, August 27, 2016

Have a Fairy Merry Christmas


Just a short posting here to share another Christmas card.

A closer look at this delightful Sugar Nellie image I'm featuring.

This digital image, available from Funky Kits, is called Gift Wrapping
Colouring was done with alcohol-ink based markers along with a few coloured pencils.  I've add some cool-highlight glitter to the fairy wings.

Challenges for this card:
Allsorts Challenge Week 378 - Use at least 2 dies
Crafty Friends Challenge 39 - Use Lots of Glitter
Crafty Hazelnut Christmas challenge extra for August - Anything Goes
Creative Corner Challenge - So Sweet
Little Miss Muffet Challenge #145 - Anything Goes
Love To Scrap Challenge LTSCB #84 - Anything Goes
Polkadoodles Craft Challenge Wk 34 - Something Beginning with F (fairy, foliage, flower)
Simply Papercraft Challenge 35 - Anything Goes
Sugar Nellie Challenge #139 - Anything Goes (last sad)
The Pencil Case Wk 27 - Anything Goes

That's all for now.  Thanks for stopping by.  Your visit is always very much appreciated.  Hope you're enjoying your weekend.

Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiments:  Computer generated
Designer Papers:  Simple Stories Handmade Holiday paper pad; Recollections Holiday Traditions paper pad; Basic Grey Wassail Noel
Dies:  Spellbinder Labels Thirteen and Petite Scalloped Circles (for pinecones); Tim Holtz Holiday Greens; Magnolia Doohickey Poinsettia 
Punches:  EK Success Small Leaf (for hellebores); Carla Crafts Small Cosmos (for flower centre)
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pad Walnut Stain; Lindt Chocolate jingle bells, hemp cord and pearls from my stash; Ranger Liquid Pearls; Glitter Ritz Microfine glitter

Colouring medium:  Alcohol ink markers from Letraset - Promarkers and Pantone Trias, Shin-Han Touch markers; coloured pencils to help with the shading
- face and skin:  blush, coral, soft peach, vanilla--for the cheeks:  oatmeal, pastel pink
- hair: burnt sienna, Touch BR100, caramel, sandstone
- red shades:  berry red, 1797-T,lipstick red, 177-T
- green shades:  Touch G43, forest green, bright green
- golden yellow shades:  cocoa, raw sienna, mustard
- wings:  denim blue, cool aqua, pastel green, 263-T, 264-T
- squirrel:  grey squirrel, champagne  
- white shading:  warm grey 5-T, cool grey 4-T, cool grey 1-T
- dotted background:  grey green, 5507-T, tea green, 5527-T  
- ground:  champagne, warm grey 5-T


Marie Bingaman said...

Wow, gorgeous! How did you achieve that background?

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card, I like the sweet image and all the lovely detail
Kevin xx

Miranda Slagboom-de Groot said...

So very pretty.
Hugs Miranda

CdeBaca Crafts Gallery said...

Very nice Christmas Card! So lovely. Well done

Tammy said...

What a gorgeous Christmas card Norma! I love that image and your beautiful papers! Thanks so much for joining us at Crafty Friends!
Tammy x

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Stunning Norma! What a beautiful Christmas card. Thanks for popping by and helping us to celebrate the last ever Sugar Nellie challenge! Love what you did for it, such a gorgeous Christmas card. I LOVE what you did for the challenge. Hugs, Wends xoxo Sugar Nellie Challenge DT

Katrina Bufton said...

Gorgeous card, I love the muted reds and greens. Thank you for joining us for the last Sugar Nellie Challenge,
Katrina x

Glittertastic said...

What a fabulous card – it’s stunning. Your colouring is awesome! Thanks for joining in at Simply Papercraft

Sharon (Glittertastic)
DT Member

Tracy said...

I love your choice of image ,beautiful details, and the design too, thanks for joining Allsorts challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Diane Louise J said...

Hello Norma… Thanks for joining our ‘Glitter’ challenge with your lovely sparkly Christmas card… Fab layout and beautiful colouring of a cute image.... we would love to see you join us again next time. Good luck!
[Diane Louise, Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

susiestacey said...

Adorable card, gorgeous details.
Thank you for sharing at Allsorts 'Dies' challenge this week and hope you join our new challenge starting tomorrow x Susan x

Melanie said...

A wonderful card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "use lots of glitter” challenge over at Crafty Friends & good luck in the draw.
Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

(DT Crafty Friends)

(DT The Sketchy Challenges)

Tanya said...

Beautiful creation, thanks for joining us at Crafty Friends Challenge Blog, good luck in the draw and hope to see you again soon :)

DT Tanya xx

Tracy said...

WOW Love this card, thanks for joining us at Polkadoodles Tracy DT xx

Unknown said...

What a gorgeous card. Thanks for joining our Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge - Anything Goes , hugs, Carol DT

Unknown said...

Beautifully coloured and love the design. Thank you for joining us at The Pencil Case challenge. Helen DT

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