Fairy Tales

Friday, April 27, 2012

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Hey there! Today I have a card to show with you using one of the new release digis over at Crafts and Me. It is the gorgeous Fairy Tales designed by Sara Burrier. I love this! Perfect for so many occasions with such a whimsical feel. I am definitely having a lot of fun with these images :)

 I have used gorgeous My Mind's Eye papers - just grabbed this and it is AMAZING! I have used a Martha Stewart border punch, some cheesecloth, lace, ribbon, flowers, pearls, rhinestones and some cute prima pearl pins (phew).I have distressed all of the edges by crumpling and adding Tim Holtz Distress Ink Vintage Photo. I have also machine stitched around the edges. I love the feel of distressing + sewing... it feels really vintage and pre-loved kinda ;)

Here are the copic colours that I used on this image:

Skin: E50, E53, E00, E11, R11
Hair: E21, E25, E29
Jeans: B93, B94, B97, B99 (lol ok so the shading on her jeans PROBABLY isn't what it would look like in real life but I had fun playing anyway ;)
Top/Fairy: YR000, YR02, YR07
Egg: R11, R20

Do you want to win one of the future new releases over at Crafts and Me? All you have to do it create a card with one of the brand new Dollie James stamps (these are amazing to colour btw - all that hair!) and submit it over at the Crafts and Me Store Blog by May 11th. If your card is picked you could win the next entire rubber new release! Woohoo!! Don't forget there is a brand new challenge over at the Crafts and Me Challenge blog too - the theme this week is embossing. 

Challenges I am entering with my card:

Colour Create Challenge - Rose Pink, Kraft, and White
Moving Along with the Times - Garden/Flowers
Shelly's Images - Pastels, Kraft, Flowers
Divas By Design - Buttons or Bows (I just used bows for this one :)
Deep Ocean Challenge Blog - Die Cuts/Punches (I have used some spellbinders die cuts on the image, and a Martha Stewart border punch :)
Die Cuttin' Divas - Pearls, Pins, Punches

Thanks for stopping by :)


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  1. Really lovely. I love that digi! You've coloured her beautifully! Thanks for joining us at PCJ this challenge.

    Lisa x

  2. A gorgeous Card Alyce, I love the colour combo and detail on it and your image colouring is beautiful.
    Thanks for playing along with MAWTT this week.
    Hugs Mau xx

  3. Another fab creation Alyce, I love the colours and the distressing works so well with the overall layout!

  4. Hi Alyce, what a stunner! Love your card and I really love the stick pins! That image is lovely, really like that and never seen it before. Hugs, Frea

  5. Great coloring and shading. Love the edges on the coloring.

  6. oh wow this is fantastic,Hun,the image i just love and your colouring is amazing,hugs Cherylxxx

  7. Your distressing looks off the charts amazing girl! Love the whole feel of this card. If this is the evidence of late night card making, I'd better start staying up all night. :-) Hugs!

  8. Gorgeous Alyce and her hair is stunning but of course your coloring is the main reason why! Hopped over and voted for you too so good luck!

  9. Another beauty, Alyce! Love your coloring as always and the soft pretty embellies!

  10. Isn't she just a perfect teen image?! As always she is just colored so well she comes to life!


  11. Pretty card, love that flowers!
    Thanks for joining us at DCD this week.

  12. Beautiful! I lover her little feet popping out over the edge!! Cute image!!!

  13. your attention to detail is amazing and love love the coloring. beautiful card, Alyce!

  14. Stunning creation, fab layout & her feet popping off the edge fab idea!

    Thank you for sharing with us at MAWTT & Divas this week, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

  15. Absolutely amazing card. The image, the colors, the flowers and pins. Perfect! Thank you for sharing at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.

    Carson's Creations

  16. Stunning card Alyce, that image is truly wonderful so is the design and colours, I love this so much.
    Lorraine x

  17. Absolutely beautiful coloring & design! Thanks so much for joining our "HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW" challenge at Shelly's Images! Please come back and join us again real soon!!
    Shelly's Images DT

  18. What a beautiful card Alyce, your colouring is gorgeous! I love those MME papers and they worked so well with this challenges colours.

    Thanks for joining us at Colour Create!

    Sharon x

  19. This card is Fantastic Alyce..Loz

  20. Such a stunning card, so beautiful colourd. Thanks for joining us at Shelly's!

    Shelly's Images DT

  21. Beautiful card and that image is very whimsical and colored beautifully! Beautiful touches and accents. Love it!

  22. This is so "cool" Alyce! Very nicely done, as all your art is! It is always so hard to choose a favorite because you are so versatile. Each card is very different. Your coloring just amazes me each time. See you around!

  23. Isnt she gorgeous love her toes hanging outside the frame Hugs Elaine

  24. stunning card alyce love hoe you coloured the gorgeous image thanks so much for joining us at deep ocean this week
    hugs sara x x x

  25. What a gorgeous image you've used in your beautiful card! Thanks for entering our challenge at Shelly's images this week! Good luck! Please pop back to the blog tomorrow to see if you're a winner and to join in our next exciting challenge!
    luv'n huggz
    Jen Leeflang
    Shelly's Images DT

  26. Absolutely beautiful! Love the coloring! Thank you so much for playing along with us in our “How Does Your Garden Grow” challenge at Shelly's Images We're so happy you joined us! ~~Sammibug~~ Shelly's Images DT

  27. Hi Alyce! Thanks so much to entering one of your STUNNING works at Deep Ocean sweetie!

    Hugs, Franz.

  28. What a beautiful card - your colouring is spectacular x
    Thanks for playing along with us at colour create challenge and good luck x - Don't forget to join us tomorrow for our final colour combo x
    ((hugs)) Suzie xoxo


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