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Monday, 18 August 2014

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge 121

This time at Crafty Cardmakers and More, the challenge has been set by Lin whose theme is, 'A World of Fantasy'. So, whether it's fairies, dragons, mermaids or unicorns, any fantasy creature is allowed.

Our sponsors for this challenge are:


See the challenge blog for details.

Anyone who visits my blog regualrly will realise that I love fantasy images - especially by Sara Burrier and Ching Chou Kuik. Unusually for me these days, I went the rubber stamp route rather than going digital, and chose a Ching Chou Kuik image from my collection.

I stamped her using Memento ink and coloured the skin tones using Promarker, before doing the rest of the colouring with Spectrun Noir pencils and blending with Zest It. The background is one I made ages ago while having a play. It uses stamped and heat embossed swirls along with some distress ink. The effect is fairly subtle, and not that obvious in the photo. The various flowers were all hand made using die cuts from a range of manufacturers including Sizzix, Memory Box, Spellbinders, and Cheery Lynn with shading by Pan Pastel.

I hope you can join us this time.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Creative Card Crew where they want embossing (wet or dry). I've got both - heat (or wet) embossing in the background and a little dry on the Spellbinders die cuts,
Crafty Sentiments where anything goes,
I Love Promakers where anything goes Promarkers used for skin tones,
Crafty Creations where the theme is 'Flower Power',
Miriam's Crafting Blog where the theme is 'Fantasy',
Nutcrafters where anything goes,
Paper Shelter where the want punches or dies,
Penny's Challenge where anything goes,
Scrapper's Delight where they want die cuts,
Natalie and Amy's Challenge where they want die cuts and flowers. (My flowers are made with die cuts.)

12 comments:

Jac said...

Ooh gorgeous, love the colours, the image, the flowers, oh I just love it! thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week. Jac x

Judith said...

Such a pretty card - I love the die cuts and the pretty image - thank you for playing at TPS this week hugs Judith x

Marlene Atkinson said...

Such a gorgeous card,love the colours and design. Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Creations Challenge. Marlene DT

WeirdCat said...

So pretty, I like your colour choices, thank you for joining us at I♥ProMarkers
Ruth x

Helen said...

Gorgeous card,

Thanks for joining us at Penny's.

Helen x

Nikki said...

Pretty card with lovely embellishments, great colours and a lovely image. Thanks for sharing with us at The Paper Shelter.

Nikki S

Bridie Payne said...

Gorgeous colours

Thank you so much for leaving a lovely comment on my blog

Only one more sleep 'til Friday!

Hugs from

Bridie@BGPayne Crafts

Debbie said...

Wow this is so beautiful.Great colours too.Thanks for joining in with us over at Nutcrafters.Good luck.Hugs Debbie x

Stefka Kostova said...

This is very, very beautiful card!!! I like color and image!
Good luck and thanks for joining us at Scrapper's Delights Challenge!
Hugs, Stefi DT

Taniaj Scott said...

Wonderful card, thank you for joining us at Creative Card Crew with our embossing challenge hugs Tania (DT) xx

Pamellia Johnson said...

Beautiful! I love it all, the colours, your gorgeous fairy, the stunning flowers and your fabulous background! Love it love it!! :)

Dwie lewe rączki said...

Lovely card and your flowers are amazing! Thank for sharing your creation with us at Creative Card Crew Challenge. Hope to you you again
Big Hug, Yvonne

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