Friday, January 20, 2012

Growing in a Snow Globe

     Isn't this little fairy just gorgeous!  She's one of the new releases this week from A Day For Daisies.  I was happy with the image, but not the card itself.  It just needed more and I couldn't figure out what more was.  LOL  Of course that could be because I've been a bit distracted this week thinking about the little getaway my hubby planned for us.  Our anniversary was at the end of December, but we rarely go anywhere then because so many things are closed between the holidays.  So as you read this I will probably be strolling along the sugar sand beaches of Florida.  sigh..............
     uh huh huh huh  Back to the card!  :-)  The image is colored with Copics.  Today starts a new challenge at ADFD where we want to see glitter on your projects.  I've used Stickles on her skirt, wings and the flowers in her head dress.  I also put 1/2" strips of Sookwang on the card itself and after removing the protective strip added very fine glitter.
     So pop on over to the ADFD blog and join us for the biweekly challenge starting today.  You might want to scroll down a few posts and check out all the gorgeous cards my friend Dorcas has been making.  Tammy asked her to do some cards with some of her older images and Dorcas has made some absolutely amazing projects.  She is the indisputable "Queen of Coloring on Kraft"!
     Have a fabulous weekend!


Supplies
  • Paper:  Prima Fairy Flora, Cosmo Cricket Wanted, unknown pink, Copic XPress-it Blending card
  • Stamp:  A Day For Daisies "Growing in a Snow Globe", Inkadinkado "Garden Flower" sentiment
  • Ink:  Copics, Memento Tuxedo Black
  • Miscellaneous:  Recollections pearls, glitter, Studio G Glitter glue in peach and yellow, Stickles in Scattered Straw Distress, Milled Lavender Distress, Tattered Rose Distress, and Diamond

9 comments:

  1. Such a pretty card, Tracy! What a lovely image! The distressed paper edges are a wonderful touch! I'm also loving the glitter. I'll have to add that to my list..."use more glitter"! Thank you, my friend! :o)

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  2. *gasp* I forgot to say I hope you're having a fabulous time! Photos, please! I want to see lots and lots of photos! It's been ages since I've been to the ocean! :o)

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  3. Tracy, wishing you a totally awesome time at the beach! We had -4 this morning, brrr! Your card is so lovely, love all the glitter. Hugs, Sarah

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  4. Oh she's so beautiful,gorgeous card!
    Enjoy your trip!
    Hugs Heidy

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  5. Oh this is so lovely! Love those glitter wings and the soft tones, she's a real sweetie! You have a great trip now! Hope the weather is agreeable!! Big hugs, Ira x

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  6. Beautiful card with such a stunning image (actually just been looking at it at ADFD store !) Love the sparkle and the pretty DP you chose too x
    Hope you are enjoying your little break - how lovely to feel the sand between your toes in January (that would never happen here in the UK !!)
    ((hugs)) Suzie xoxo

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  7. This is gorgeous ... she really is so sweet and delicate

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  8. What a pretty card. always love seeing your designs and your coloring is amazing.. Did I read right your at the beach.. I am so jealous.. You know how much I love the beach my friend.. I do hope you are having a fabulous time!!

    Hugs, Linda

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