Friday, March 31, 2017

Just A Note - FFFC #184 'Embellish It'

Hello.

We're kicking off a new challenge at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge today.  The theme for the next 2 weeks is 'Embellish It!'  I hope you can play along with us.  Please visit the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge to get complete details on the challenge and to check out what my DT teammates have created to inspire you to join us.

Here's the card that I came up with.



A closer look at this fairy image being featured.


This image, designed by Sylvia Zet, of Wee Stamps, is called 'Cindy.'  Isn't she adorable?  The digital stamp is available directly from Sylvia--details HERE.  If you prefer the rubberstamp, it's art of the Whimsy Stamps rubberstamp collection.

Colouring of the image was done with my alcohol-ink markers along with a few coloured pencils. I've added some cool-highlight glitter to the wings.


Challenges for this card:
Crafty Creations Challenge #338 - Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner Challenge #116 - Anything Goes
Digi Choosdays Craft Challenge Wk 13 - Anything Goes
Glitter 'N' Sparkle Challenge #232 - Mother's Day / For a Female
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge #54 - Anything Goes
Little Miss Muffet Challenge #159 - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Things With Wings
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown Challenge #336 - Sparkles

That's all for now.  Thanks for stopping by.  Your visit is always very much appreciated.  Enjoy your Friday and have a wonderful weekend!


Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiments:  Computer generated
Designer Papers:  Recollections
Dies:  Spellbinders Labels Twelve; Lifestyle Crafts Nesting Circles; Joy! Crafts/Noor! Design 6002/0157 Floral Flourishes; Memory Box 98312 Fancy Blossoms; Cheery Lynn Designs DL112 Exotic Butterfly Mini  
Punches:  Carla Crafts Small Cosmos
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain, Seedless Preserves and Vintage Photo; lace, glitter and pearls from my stash

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 and shoes:  burnt sienna, Touch BR100, caramel, sandstone
- violet/purple shades:  aubergine, plum preserves, amethyst, 264-T, 263-T 
- green shades:  pesto, 5767-T, apple cider 
- wings:  264-T, 263-T, pastel green, cool aqua, denim blue
- envelope:  vanilla 
- dotted background:  grey green, 5507-T, tea green 

15 comments:

Lynne R. said...

A gorgeous card, love everything about it and your flowers are beautiful x

claude said...

to cute
hugs

Macarena said...

Great card with so many embellishments! Love the retro look. Thank you for playing with Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

Christine Dol said...

Oh Norma, honestly...each card is a beauty!!!!!
Have a wonderful weekend!

Nadine FIQUET said...

Quelle merveille cette carte et cette petite fée est magnifiquement colorisée, bravo! Bises Nadine

Lynn (aka Lynnpenguin) said...

Lovely creation Norma. Your colouring is just stunning. Thanks for joining us at Lil' Patch of Crafty Friends. Good luck.
Lynn aka Lynnpenguin, LPoCF DT

Juls said...

So very gorgeous, every detail is perfect .. thank you for sharing it with us at Digi Chooseday.. crafty hugs Julia xx

Barbara Niezgoda said...

cudna kartka!

Eve's Card Designs said...

This is gorgeous!!! Thank you for joining in the fun with us at Digi Choosday Challenge. Good luck! Yvonne (DT)

Jane Savage said...

Drop dead gorgeous card!!! Wonderful image and those flowers are amazing!
Thank you for joining us at Digi Choosday! Jane S (DT) xxx

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous, beautiful card
Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
Luv
Debby

Linda Mc Enery said...

This is so beautiful! I love the colour combo! Your colouring is fantastic, and all your added bits are stunning!

Milka Gubo said...

Your card is GORGEOUS, Norma!!! Love it!! :o) Thank you so much for joining us at Little Miss Muffet Challenge this fortnight. I hope to see you again. :o)
Milka GDT

hester said...

Beautiful colours and card
Thank you for sharing with us at Digi Choosday and best of luck with your entry
Hester

Mandy said...

Beautiful card Norma xx

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