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Friday, 31 August 2012

Autumn Fairy

This morning I thought I would have a bit of a tidy of all the bits I'd left laying on my worktop, and I came across this background. It was one that I had made with the leftover ink from the card I made a couple of weeks ago using the baby wipe ink pad. It had a splodge across the middle that looked just like a tree trunk (well I thought it looked like a tree trunk), and decided it was just what I needed to use this stamp called Shaylee from Lavinia Stamps. I started by stamping, and then embossing with WOW black glint embossing powder, the wings on this fairy are optional, I decided to use them. I added the butterfly next, again embossing with black glint. Then with various shades of Distress Ink pads and leaf branch from the Silhouette Garden set of stamps, by Sheena Douglas, I went around the page. I wanted to give the feel of Autumn with this card so the colours I've picked are reds, oranges, and browns. I blended around the edge of the card with some ink from the tea dye ink pad, then added glitter to the wings. I mounted it onto some gold mirri card and then a 6x6 cream card base.



Thank you for taking the time to look, and your kind comments that are always appreciated.

Sue

8 comments:

  1. You're right it does look like a gnarled old tree - this card is beautiful and I love the autumn colours

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  2. WOW, this is fantastic. It does look like a tree and your autumn colours are gorgeous. Must remember NOT to throw baby wipes away.
    Christine xx

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  3. Brilliant work Sue. Love the whole scene, the background is gorgeous and the stamping is fabulous.
    Beryl xx

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  4. Wow Gorgeous Sue ! I love the background and the stamping around it with the leaves. The faerie is gorgeous, love her sparkley wings ! Awesome work ! Have a great weekend, Shirleyx

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  5. What an amazing "splodge", it absolutely looks like a tree trunk. Wonderful card with the sweetest fairy. Michelle x

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  6. Hi Sue, this lovely creature hit my eyes when I was scrolling on my blog......you've made such a lovely creation with her! I really love those Lavinia fairy's! warm greet Miranda

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  7. A fabulous creation with so much imagination.
    xx

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Thank you for taking the time to look, and your kind comments which are always appreciated.