New Wonders Lilac Fairy Card

by Joanne James17. February 2020 08:00

Happy Monday everyone! The James Juniors are off on their half-term break from school this week so we have a week of revision, piano practice, those boring errands that are saved for a week off and fun in equal measure; this week's blog posts may therefore be a little short! Today I'm sharing a card that uses the current colours over at Color Throwdown:

I decided they would be perfect to ink up one of the little fairies from the New Wonders hostess set from the annual catalogue - take a look:

 

I stamped the image twice on Basic Grey, then on the bottom layer I sponged the leaves with Old Oliver ink before colouring them with my Blends alcohol markers. For the second image, I cut away the corner, coloured the rest of the image with my Blends, added a liberal dose of clear Wink of Stella to her fairy wings and popped it up on dimensionals. I popped the whole thing on a Highland Heather card base.

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:

 

You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

We were fortunate to enjoy a quiet weekend indoors and caught up on some movies that we have been wanting to watch: The Boy in The Striped Pyjamas and Toy Story 4. Both so different, yet both equally good in their own right and I would definitely recommend them. We are off to the opticians today amongst other things so will have to brave the elements - wish me luck! Enjoy your day and I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!

 

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Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

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LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
2/17/2020 3:38:01 PM #

SO cute...I just got this set, and it is still sitting in its box, sadly!  I need to get my creative juices flowing!  The colors are so fresh and pretty!

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Wanda Cullen
Wanda CullenUnited States
2/17/2020 5:47:08 PM #

Joanne, your fairy card is so adorable and it totally rocks the throwdown colors! Enjoy your kiddos at home and thanks for joining us at CTD!

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Stef Perry
Stef PerryUnited States
2/17/2020 11:32:13 PM #

I love this fairy and this card works so perfectly for the CTD challenge Joanne!  Clever design to stamp it twice then add dimension with the top layer.  Love it!

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Vicky
VickyUnited Kingdom
2/19/2020 10:45:43 AM #

Love that you divided the image to create dimension Joanne. Very creative!
Enjoy the holidays with your Juniors. Even if there are some boring chores there'll be plenty of fun I'm sure! I haven't seen either of those films - this is what happens when the kids grow up!
Vicky x

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