Saturday, 19 May 2012

Sweet Stampin' - fairies and angels

Time for a new challenge at Sweet Stampin' and this week we'd like to see 'fairies and angels'.  We're sponsored by Emerald Faeries who are offering one lucky winner 2 images of their choice, and our monthly sponsor is Joanna Sheen who is offering a £10 voucher for her fab online store.

Stupid moment(s) coming up....


Ok, so I really wanted to use these new Stampin' Up dies, but it was only when I'd nearly finished my card that I realised it wasn't actually going to stand up... oops!  So I'll have to make this one into an easel card later.  I still love the shape though!  I've used a sweet Emerald Faerie image, coloured with promarkers and flexmarkers and added my little Viva pearl dots. I've just realised I made a mistake with the colouring too - look at her tights!  How did I not notice that before?  The gorgeous spotty paper is a digi one from Raspberry Rd, printed onto linen card.  The sentiment is from one of the new LOTV sets, cut out with nestie oval dies, and the butterfly was cut with a Kars punch.

It all looks slightly wonky in the photo, but it's not - it's because I had to prop it against something to take the photo.... really there's no hope for some people you know!

I'm entering my card for the following challenges:

Well we didn't get our day in the park yesterday, didn't really get the weather for it.  So we went to one of the local soft play centres instead, and mummy got to sit drinking hot chocolate and reading the kindle while the boys ran riot ;o)

Hope you're all having a good weekend so far!

50 comments:

  1. I think this card is just lovely and those tiny little pearls look just like raindrops. Don't worry about the tights - it looks like she has short leggings on under her dress, which is right on trend in fairyland!

    Sharon x

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  2. Hi
    If you did not talk about the tights I thought it was supposed to be that way. I love this image. This is a must have.

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  3. Beautiful Lisa, I love the pearls, they set the picture off perfectly. Colouring is brilliant - didn't notice anything wrong till you said!!!

    Hugs Ali x

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  4. Lisa this is gorgeous. I love your colouring - I didn't think I liked fairies until I saw this. xx

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  5. This is gorgeous, have you tried slicing a small strip off the bottom of the back of the card to make it stand up???

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  6. Aww, Lisa, that's just gorgeous!Love the shape, that fabby paper and the image is lovely!Hope you're well...have a lovely weekend!
    Hugs Jo x

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  7. Beautiful and pretty card Lisa, I this design and your gorgeous added detail :) Donna ♥ x

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  8. Love this tights and all! Love the pearl dots, nice touch!

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  9. Pure gorgeousness Lisa! I love everything about it! Laura x

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  10. another gorgeous card Lisa. love the colours x

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  11. WOW this is just gorgeous, love the shape, great papers and sweet image. Hugs, Claire x

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  12. oh this is so adorable, lovely pinks and this image is just so cute

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  13. An adorable card Lisa and your faux pax's just add to it's quirkiness. Love the image and papers. Carol x

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  14. I so NEED that image!! Does she come in rubber? You do make me laugh hun, I thought it was just me to do silly things like that - but, standing straight or not, this is simply adorable, and I love the duel colour tights! And you have made me spend my pennies again too ...... Hugs Sxx

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  15. Hi Lisa,
    Gorgeous card,the image is so sweet,fab shape card too
    LOL about the tights I didn't notice either until you pointed it out..oh well you can start a new trend for tights ;)
    Have a fab weekend!x

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  16. Super sweet card Lisa, big hugs Jo xxx

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  17. That's fab Lisa. Love the shape of it. And you could always just say it's a piece of art rather than a card...

    Susan xx

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  18. Wonderful card, gorgeous image :O)
    Jackie xx

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  19. Didn't she anything wrong until you pointed it lol
    This is so sweet Lisa!
    Big XXXHeidy

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  20. Oh Lisa you do make me laugh! If it's any comfort I did exactly the same thing with the framelits! I love your use of the pearls here - looks like there's lots of magic going on! Vicky x

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  21. Stunning card Lisa - love the shape and it will look amazing as an easel :o)
    Love the pearls and stunning colouring.
    Have a wonderful weekend.
    Debs xx

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  22. Oh this is sooo adorable! I love the colors, coloring and design! So sweet! I hope you and the family have a wonderful weekend!

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  23. Gorgeous card Lisa. Love that sweet image and lovely DP. I see what you mean about the tights though I didn't notice until you mentioned it and I looked carefully! Love the shape of the card and I had to laugh when you said it didn't stand, hadn't occurred to me at first!

    Kat xx

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  24. So pretty Lisa...! what a sweet image and the die cut shape is fabulous too hun :o)

    hope you are having a fab weekend..big hugs Vicky xx

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  25. REally beautiful! I love the shape, design, the image, the colours and the gorgeous paper. Stunning. Sounds like you all had fun at the soft play centre, my kinda fun too! Hugs, Jill x

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  26. It's a wonderful creation Lisa, I agree, what a fab shape and the image is so cute. Amazing colouring too. :o) I did'nt notice the tights before you pointed it out. Loving how you use the viva pearls to hun.

    Donna x

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  27. Adorable image and great colouring of it, Lisa...love the shape of your card...thanks for joining the Divas!
    xxx Margreet

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  28. I think the tights look fab! this is such a great card, Lisa and I bet will look even better when it's an easel card too!

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  29. Aaaww this is adorable Lisa, such a sweet image, love the colours and love the shape too :)
    Kelly.x

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  30. Oh! Lisa...it is a beautiful card..I stare at cards for quite awhile...and never noticed a thing out of place until you told me...love the wee pearls, so beautiful and delicate..gorgeous colouring,did I tell you I love the pearls...gorgeous..wonderful card.

    luv CHRISSYxx

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  31. Its gorgeous Lisa, I love the cute image and coloured beautifully as always. the pearl detail is brilliant.
    Hugs mau xx

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  32. Gorgeous card Lisa. I love the shape, it'll make a fab easel card. I quite like her tights, they look like her own little fashion statement! Lol. x

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  33. Hi Lisa

    What a fab image .. .. you have showcased it beautifully.

    I am sure no one would have noticed the tights if you hadn't mentioned them .. .. and as for the shape of the card .. .. well I never considered it not standing up as I was so impressed with everything else.

    I love it!!!

    Love Jules xx

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  34. Adorable Lisa!!! I absolutely love this...even if her tights are two tone ;) hehehe. Beautiful die cut and paper too :)

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  35. Such a lovely card :) Thanks for playing along with the Papertake Weekly challenge this week - Jane

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  36. Every fairy that I have ever seen have their tights like this - so I don't know what you are talking about! :)
    Lovely shaped card and those pearls look fabulous! x

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  37. Your card is gorgeous...I wouldn't have noticed the tights...love it!

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  38. so gorgeous lisa.i love the image and stunning colouring and shape :D

    xx coops xx

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  39. This is so sweet Lisa, love it.

    Pam x

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  40. Ohhhhh....Lisa....this is sooo cute! Hope you're having a lovely weekend. Wedgie xxx

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  41. Gorgeous card Lisa :-) the image is adorable and I love the shape, so pretty :-)

    oh yes of course this is OK for the PTW ,, fairies do live in the garden most certainly :-)

    thanks for joining us on the PTW andSimon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  42. Oh I just love this Lisa, a gorgeous image and love those little pearl! Thanks for joining us at Divas and her tights look cool like that, LOL!
    Helen x

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  43. Hi Lisa, another gorgeous creation - would it stand up if you added a little piece of card to the back for it to rest on? A bit like the style with school pics, if you see what I mean?

    I didn't notice the tights either - I was too busy thinking how well it was coloured and loving the pink of the mushroom!

    I also was kicking myself as I did a LoTV order earlier this month (my treat!) and didn't get the sentiments - thought naw won't bother with those, wish I had now!!!

    Sarah

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  44. just gorgeous! i wouldn't have noticed the tights unless you mentioned x

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  45. Love the shape too. Your card made me smile! Love it. x

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  46. This is just lovely. I love the shape and the image is fabulously coloured (and so cute!)

    Kerry Louise

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  47. WOW this is amazing what a brilliant card, that image is adorable. Thanks for playing on Papertake Weekly this week, Hazel (Guest DT)x

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  48. Love the funky shape of the card...it'll make a great piece for an easel card. Sweet image and I'm loving thos little pearl drops you've started to add :0)
    Jenny x

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  49. So beautiful card Lisa!! Lovely shape and amazing coloring of this cute image. Sentiment with little butterfly just perfect finishing of this card. Love It!!
    Hugs
    Natali

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  50. What a fabulous CAS card chick - I love it :) Thanks for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge this week, hugs, Dawny x

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