Flight of Fancy Christmas Whoops-A-Daisy Angel

by Joanne James22. September 2020 11:25

Tuesday already! This is my first post for today; you will definitely want to check out my next post too about tomorrow's 24 hour flash stamp sale and details of my upcoming classes - you can see that here.

For today's creative post I'm sharing a card for a couple of challenges:


The team at Just Add Ink are asking us to 'Just Add A' to our cards and from the inspo list over at Festive Friday I chose stars, metallics and blue - with a little added glitter thrown in! The team at Festive Friday are celebrating World Space Week and whilst there are no planets on my card, I did feature a celestial being of another kind - take a look:


Here's the low-down on today's card:

A Is For ... - ... Angel! I adore this whimsical line-drawn angel in the 'Flight of Fancy' stamp set - she looks just like she stepped off the set of a primary school nativity play! I decided to give mine ginger red hair, a coat of clear Wink of Stella and super-sparkly Dazzling Diamonds wings for an overdose of cuteness. 

B Is For ... - ... Brightly Gleaming Specialty Designer Series Paper! This fabulous copper-foiled paper is a returning favourite from last year and mine was still on the shelf; my Paper Player teamie Ann, who also designs with the Festive Friday team, used the same paper on her card this week and it reminded me how fabulous it is. It inspired the whole colour scheme for my card - so pretty!

C Is For ... - ... Copper Brushed Metallic Cardstock! I used this cardstock for my mat and to diecut a swirly star die cut to tuck behind my main image for some added detail. I wanted to see how it paired with the starry paper and whilst it isn't as super shiny as copper foil, it does add a beautiful sheen to compliment it.

This little angel totally reminds me of a play that the James Juniors did at Christmas once when they were at primary school called 'Whoops-A-Daisy Angel' (hence the title of today's blog post) - is there anything more adorable than little children, with wings and halos all askew, singing along at the tops of their voices to Christmas carols? Priceless!

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. 

Enjoy your day and I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

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

Comments (8) -

Donna Wakefield
Donna WakefieldUnited States
9/22/2020 12:35:33 PM #

Your little angel is the most adorable. Perfect setting with the star background. I have been on the fence about purchasing this set but am going to put it on my list for sure.


Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
9/22/2020 10:39:05 PM #

Clever! Lovely to see those Stitched Star dies back in action ... must get mine out! What I really love is the way the lines of the sky help suggest movement - your angel is fair zooming across the sky!


Melanie Hungerford
Melanie HungerfordUnited States
9/23/2020 3:36:50 AM #

Sweet little angel image, stands out so nicely on the blue background and with that pretty die cut behind it.  Thank you for joining us at Festive Friday!  


Chantell Randall
Chantell RandallAustralia
9/23/2020 1:03:15 PM #

A sweet card Joanne, that could be used for several occasions.  I love the way you have coloured your background - its a great effect.  Chantell x x


Nicole Spencer
Nicole SpencerAustralia
9/23/2020 10:59:29 PM #

A lovely festive take on our "A" challenge Joanne, thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink.


ANN SCHACHUnited States
9/24/2020 2:59:33 PM #

What an angelic card, my friend! I LOVE the colored background...how cool!  The Stitched Star die cut is the perfect accent. Thank you for sharing with Festive Friday this week!


Helen Jennings
Helen JenningsUnited Kingdom
9/27/2020 9:25:07 PM #

I now have "Whoops-a-Daisy Angel" as an ear worm. Love this image too


Melva Peters
Melva PetersCanada
9/28/2020 1:09:43 PM #

Thank you for sharing your beautiful card and for playing along with us at Festive Friday Challenges!


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