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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Fairy Mother and Baby

Our new challenge over at Outlawz Twisted Thursday is Anything Goes with the optional theme of "Spread Your Wings and Fly". Our August sponsor is Marker Pop.

For this card I've used a darling image from ADFD. I colored it with my Promakers and added glitter glue to the fairy mother and baby's wings.
The frame is made with a die from Marianne. I cut it out of kraft paper and added a coat of white gesso and then distressed lightly with ink. The butterfly border is made using a Tim Holtz die, the sentiment is Memory Box. I used 3 different DPs but I don't remember where they're from, I've had them for a very long time. The lace I bought on one of my travels, flowers from my stash.  

I also want to remind you of my candy - I'll give away 2 issues of "Cardmaking and Papercraft"and the freebies that came with these magazines. You can check out the details HERE.

This card is also for these challenges:
1) Digi Sketch Challenge - Sketch and/or Fairies (T)
2) Crafty Little Fairies - Cute and Cuddly
3) The Stamping Boutique - #28 Use Lace
4) Chocolate, Coffee & Cards - #71 Fairies
5) Eureka Stamps - Things with Wings

33 comments:

Leikkaan Mervi said...

Wow this is gorgeous, great image, beautiful colouring. Fabulous design and colours.
me like;-))m

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Pia. The image is just delightful and your soft colouring is beautiful. I love all your pretty detailing too.
Sue xx

Laine said...

This is a beauty Pia. Such a lovely image and I love your colour palette and detail. Stunning.
Laine
xx

Deepti Stephens said...

Adorable card and great color combo.. :)

Regina said...

that is beautiful, Pia! So much lovely detail, and very vintage!
sending hugs
Regina

scrAPpamondo said...

How sweet is your card!! I love so much the combining of colours, the details of the dotted flowers and the ribbon and the stamp!! It is also very elegant!

sandie said...

I like the way you have created a border using the butterfly die and what a lovely, soft image x

Loz said...

Adorable card Pia..Loz

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

Pia, this is gorgeous! I love the red. Very nice x

Mrs.B said...

This is so pretty Pia, and such a lovely image.
Avril xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so adorable and pretty Pia.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Sue B said...

Ooh this is gorgeous Pia! what a sweet and adorable image… I love the pretty papers and scrummy embellies… everything has come together beautifully in this card!
Hope you have a lovely evening!
Big Hugs
Sue xx

Chrissy said...

Such a lovely image Pia..love the butterfly border and the red..the lace and flowers..very pretty.

luv CHRISSYxx

Tammy said...

WOW this is gorgeous Pia! I love that image and all of the red! Beautiful lace and flowers too!
Tammy x

chrissy xx said...

Awhh! What a lovely image this is Pia..FABulous papers and design..LOving your delicious lace, flowers and butterflies.
Chrissyxx

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card Pia, I love the way you have framed your beautiful image.
Pauline
x

Sue Nicholson said...

Lovely card, thanks for sharing and joining us at CC&Cc cheers Sue N x

Lisa S. said...

Another beautiful card Pia! I love it!!

Avril Ann said...

WOW, Pia, this is a wonderful, wonderful card, hugs xxx

Laurian said...

Beautiful card Pia, lovely design and gorgeous image!

Thanks for joining us at Digi Sketch challenge and I hope we see you again soon!

Hugz

Laurian

scrappymo! said...

This is beautiful! I love the frame and how you gessoed and then aged it. Also really love the pop of reds.
Those butterflies look fabulous on the base...I have that die and have never used it as I always forget to leave enough room to add it jutting out off a card base. This way is so much better!

It grounds your image and design and just looks fabulous!

Thanks for the kind comments on the Thank you die card. Hope you have fun playing with yours. I am going to make a second card today and try the cream card behind the die. I think I will like it better.
I am back up at the lake and it is the Auquafit instructors Potluck luncheon this week. Those 3 ladies volunteer to teach us for an hour every morning Monday to Friday. They do not get any payment or stipend. They show up in the rain and in the extreme heat.

I am making 3 of the Thank you die cards for the 3 of them!

MagsB said...

Oh this is such a beautiful creation! What an adorable image, and such lovely colours! So sweet!

love Mags B x

aussie aNNie said...

Hi Pia, one delightful card, love the ADFD image as your card has brought the image to life...love it.xxxThe Journey is the Start

Darnell J Knauss said...

Gosh, this is so lovely it brings tears to my eyes, Pia. I feel like an intruder looking through a peephole at the magical and lush world of a fairy mother and her baby!! I hope you are having a wonderful weekend! Hugs, Darnell

Donna said...

Absolutely awesome!!!

Skye said...

Adorable card! I love the image it is so right for the oprtional theme. Wonderful design.

Marina said...

Pastels would have been an obvious choice, so I love the red on this - especially the patterned butterflies. Your embellishment is just perfect.

Peggy T. said...

What a totally adorable card. Thank you for sharing with us at Eureka Stamps Challenges.

Peggy Timmerman
Eureka Stamps DT

Cheryl Caldwell-Nyboer said...

What a precious card.

Thanks for joining us at Eureka Stamps this week.

Jackie said...

So very pretty Pia! Love the red, that lace & those butterflies...so gorgeous!!!

Asha said...

Oh my! This is utterly delightful, Pia. LOVE the delicate embellishments and you've captured the emotion between mother baby so perfectly.
xxx Asha

Monika Reeck said...

those flowers are lovely Pia and love the BABY on there and the butterfly ooh I love it..great vintage card Pia..love this

Deborah said...

Gorgeous card. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Little Fairies this month. Good Luck.

Deborah A