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Monday, 15 October 2018

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge 220

Our challenge for this fortnight is hosted by Jackie, and we want a project which includes some sort of mythical creature - fairy, unicorn, dragon etc.

I got out a stamp set I've had for a very long time. I haven't used it a lot - probably because the main stamp is rather big for standard sized cards.

The stamp set is Rose Bay Willow Fairy or similar by Crafter's Companion. I've put her on a card that's just under  6 by 6, so there wasn't a lot of room for matting. I stamped three corners from the set using my stamping platform, and completed the stamping with a couple of individual flower stamps from the set. I rather liked the jaunty angles of the corner stamps! To colour, I first did hair and skin tones using Chameleon markers. I can't say I've taken to these. I bought one set - the skin tones - and I've found them very hard to use. The rest of the colouring uses Crafter's Companion Glitter markers in a couple of colours, with the clear marker to blend. After colouring, I added a faint tint of blue to the background using Tumbled Glass Distress Ink, and edged with Peeled Paint. To complete, I added a hint of gold from an Edding Paint marker which does give a good, opaque gold tint.

I do hope you can join us this time!

4 comments:

Kim x said...

Hi Josephine, I love the flower fairies, I have lots of things including stamps and decoupage sheets.
I have to say that I love my Cameleon pens, I have never managed to master Alcohol pens but have found these ones much easier to use.
Crafty hugs Kimx

Angela Radford said...

Lovely card Josephine, very pretty. Happy creative week, Angela xXx

Judy McKay said...

Pretty card Josephine. Love the dainty colours. Judy

Sall said...

Oh too have wings and fly, this is gorgeous

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