Thursday, April 28, 2011

Pretend Play

I've got another sneak peek at tomorrow's Stamp of the Month image by Designed2Delight.  This image looks to me like a little girl playing pretend fairy.

This is "Flutterby Fairy" and I think she is precious!
To have received her for free, you would've had to play in last week's challenge at Delightful Inspirations. Or, you can go to the Designed2Delight shop and purchase her starting tomorrow.
Here is my card using  "Flutterby Fairy" and a sentiment by TLC Creations:
 Apparently, I can't tell the difference between fairies and angels!!  Even though the image is called "Flutterby Fairy" I chose a sentiment about an angel. *thumping head*   Oh well, too late now!
Her wings look so dark in this picture.  They are pretty gold sparkly wings (Stickles) because this little girl LOVES gold.  Don't we all?!
Some of you may like my clouds, so I will tell you what I did.  I took some chipboard I had lying around and freehand cut some cloud shapes.  I used those as masks.  I also masked the little girl.  I sponged Ranger Distress inks all over until I was an inky mess.  So fun!   *grin*
 When I removed the cloud masks I used a fine point Pentel pen to add dashes to the clouds and all around the outer edge.
I did not have a small red flower brad, so I embossed red glitter on to a pink flower brad.  I had used red Stickles on the heart on her shirt and I wanted to match that.
One last detail, I used some discarded product packaging chipboard for the red flowers I diecut.

Okay, enough boring details about the card.  I'm entering it in these challenges:
PaperPlay - use something not intended for crafting
Paper Sundaes - sparkle, diecuts, yellow
Pollycraft - fun & games
Scrap-Creations - flowers
Tuesday Throwdown - brads or eyelets
Creative Card Crew - child's play
Party Time Tuesdays - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
The Stamping Boutique - winged things
I hope everyone has a great day filled with creative pastimes!


Marlene said...

Your card is absolutely gorgeous, and if I may ask...what kind of paper do you use for your images? I love the texture.

Miranda said...

Hi PeggySue, awesome card, love the colours, very very cute
thanks for joining the TSB challenge this week

Kathy said...

Love it. The clouds are a fun touch and the glittery goodness on the wings is fab. Angel/fairy close enough, I think the senti is just perfect!

Lola said...

LOL! I thought the sentiment was just perfect - till you mentioned it!! And I actually was curious about the background - it's gorgeous! I love ranger inks! Beautiful card!

WencheP said...

This is so cool! Absolutely love your coloring, så fresh and bright! Supercute image and the whole thing just reminds me of summer.....


nicoleqmullen said...

Beautiful card, the colours are so bright and vibrant and fantastic! Thanks so much for playing along with Paperplay this week!!

uksharon said...

Cute card and image.
Thanks for joining us at CCCC this week.
Best wishes, Sharon

Deirdre said...

Love how you reused the packaging. Love your creation. Thanks so much for joining us on Paperplay this week. ♥

Danie May said...

She truly is precious and I just love the wonderful job you did masking and sponging your cute little scene. Thanks so much for partying with us this week at Party Time Tuesdays.

Danie - PTT Design Team

Queenie Jeannie said...

So cute - love it!

Thanks so much for joining us at The Stamping Boutique!

alicaz said...

Wonderful! Love the background you created! What paper did you use? Looks more textured than a regular CS.
Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week!

Alica ;)

Kristine said...

WOW! I am loving your gorgeous card!! The texture of cardstock you used it AWESOME!! And I love your sponged and stitched clouds and the whole scene--it's WONDERFUL!! LOL, well, angels and fairies--same thing right? (not really) it's a cute sentiment--goes perfect wtih her!

Peggy said...

This is so cute! Great background. Thanks for playing with us at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations.

Kim said...

This is beautiful. The image is adorable and I love the background. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown.

Ren-Yi said...

way to go on being so resourceful! i love your clouds - they are fantastic. Thanks for playing along at PaperPlay Challenges.

Christy Dillman said...

Such a cute card, love how vibrant it is and thw image on texture paper is FABULOUS! Thanks for joining us at TSB this week!


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