Thursday, March 14, 2013

Fairy Dust

     Our lovely and oh so talented DT leader Pat is our hostess this week at Mo's Digital Pencil and she has chosen a theme of  "Pearls and Ribbons".  I decided to play with this super sweet image, "Spring Fairy Aleta".  I tried and tried but just could not get the colors to come out right in my photo.  The ribbon is a darker blue that matches the papers perfectly, but it's super shiny so the color got washed out.  I loaded on the pearls and added some soft yellow chalking around the image that is also hard to see.  The dandelion fluff has Stickles on it too.  Gosh, half my card is invisible.  LOL
     Anyway, we'd love to have you come play along with a Mo image and some pearls and ribbon this week for a chance at winning a $5.00 gift voucher to Mo's store.
     I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Moving Along with the Times--spring is in the air
Crafting for All Seasons--spring into spring
Flutterby Wednesday--any winged creature
Inky Impressions--blue
Creative Card Crew--ribbon
Ladybug Crafts Ink TLT--spring
Ribbon Carousel--spring is in the air
Card Mania--lots of layers
Cutie Pie--magical
Eureka Stamps--spring has sprung
Incy Wincy--things that begin with "F"
Make It Monday--anything goes
613 Avenue Create--anything goes
No Matter Which--anything goes
The Squirrel and the Fox--autumn or spring
Avadares--Easter or spring
Chocolate, Coffee, and Cards--banners
CLP Sketch Challenge--sketch

     Have a wonderful and blessed Thursday!

Supplies:  Paper--My Mind's Eye "Blue Floral", MFT, Kraft Outlet, Copic XPress-it Blending card; Stamps--Mo's Digital Pencil "Spring Fairy Aleta", sentiment from Create with TLC; Ink--Copics, Stormy Skies and Vintage Photo Distress ink, Caramel Apple Glimmer Mist; Tools--Sizzix Stars #2, MFT Die-namics Sentiment Strips and Solid Bracket Border, Fiskars Circle Cutter, Nestabilities Classic Ovals and Deckled Rectangles, sewing machine, Bow Easy; Miscellaneous--Michaels and Recollections pearls, Kraft Outlet Hang Tag String, Wright's pearl trim, Offray trim, Michael's ribbon, Diamond Stickles, Inkadinkado Blending Chalks


  1. totally gorgeous Tracy! The details are so brilliant!

  2. ooh what is this little blue fairy cute! Such a sweet card Tracy :) And good luck with your shop! Hugs Anneke

  3. Oh, Tracy, this is absolutely adorable!!! Love this image and every single detail on your card... And look at those awesome pearls, lace and ribbon!! Stunning!

  4. Tracy, this is just magnificent!!! especially since it's blue and you know how much I love blue. Love the layout, and your attention to detail as always is just perfect!!


  5. Doesn't look invisible to me Tracey...looks absolutely stunning! What a cutie pie she is. Love the little banner too :)
    Hugs xx

  6. This card is delightful! The image which started off sweet has come to life with your remarkable colouring. The combining of patterns and layers is one does that better than you IMHO. Love the pearls and ribbon...and that amazing trim on the semi circle. Sweet, sweet card.

  7. Tracy, this card is adorable... I love your image!!! Love all your details, too... like that beautiful lace trim and the pearls... perfect!!!
    Have a great Thursday!

  8. Breathtaking!! This is so full of beautiful papers, trims and once again your beautifully coloured image ... Love it!

  9. Adorable card Tracy. Love the image and the half circle is fabulous. It really gives a feeling of motion. Very creative as always. Pat K x

  10. What a beauty Tracy!!
    XXX hEidy

  11. Oh Tracy,

    There are so many great details to this card, it's hard to fit all my compliments in this small area. Love the image and your spectacular coloring of it. (And I could definitely see the yellow background and Stickles on the fluff.) Your papers are divine; your embellishments fabulous; and your layout is fantastic. Thanks for inspiring all of us fans.

  12. Stunning card Tracy. I love the cute image, wonderful colouring and gorgeous papers. The details and layout are fabulous.
    I hope you are okay
    Hugs Sue

  13. I'm sure your card is gorgeous IRL. I bet the stickles look beautiful.
    The layout design is super fab!

  14. A gorgeoous card! A beautiful design and papers and I love the cute digi! She is coloured so well and I can see the yellow chalk. I like the rounded lacy trim at the bottom. hugs, Marlies

  15. Stunning card, Tracy! Awesome coloring and embellishments! It's a fabulous design!

  16. Ah....sooo lovely! beautiful colours and of course lovely image =) I really love this card!!!

  17. She's absolute perfection Tracy, those soft, fine tones... a truly magnificent LO, too, ever so pretty! Hugs, Ira

  18. Adorable card! Love all of the embellishments.

  19. Beautiful Creation, Tracy! I love the palette and you have chosen perfect papers and embellishments. Nicely constructed and composed project! Thanks for dropping this off at our house. 613 Avenue Create!


  20. Such a sweet card Tracy!
    The image is adorable:)
    Hugs, Heidi:)

  21. Gorgeous card!! Love the layout/design!! You're amazing! Thank you for playing along with my Flutter By Wednesday Challenge!

  22. This is such an adorably sweet card! Love the colour combo and all those delightful papers you've used. That banner with the pearls and the little bows are so sweet!

  23. Oh Tracy - this is just beautiful. The blues are wonderful and I am going to have to get some of those string pearls. I love the way you tend to split your designer papers up on your cards. I am inspire to try that now. Gives so much more depth to the card. I could go on and on but I will just say your card is fantastic. joann sassy raggedy

  24. This is a lovely card, thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week. xxx

  25. Beautiful card and image, thanks for joining us at CC&CC this time, good luck cheers Sue x

  26. Oh, this is sweet and so well designed. I love that scalloped piece at the bottom.

    Thanks for joining us at Avadares for our last challenge.

    Blessing hugs,

  27. Wow Tracy, this is absolutely stunning! Every single detail of it, the papers, the ribbons, the banners, the pearls, OMG, everything. The image is sooo sweet and it is perfectly colored. I LOOOOOOVE it! Hugs, Ivonne

  28. Absolutely beautiful, Tracy! I love everything about this one...even the invisible half! :o)

  29. cute! Love the image & colours. Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.

  30. Tracy, this is just the cutest fairy I have ever seen. Love the colors and all of the details are just perfect. Love everything about this gorgeous perfectly detailed creation!!!

  31. Your card is gorgeous. Love your color choice.

  32. Wow, this is just gorgeous....the papers work so well together!

    Thank you for joining in with the cutie pies.....come back and see us again xx

  33. Tracy, this is stunning. I love the shades of blue that you used and your coloring is gorgeous.

    Thanks for joining our ribbon challenge at Creative Card Crew.


  34. Love your adorable, gorgeous card.

  35. Your card is always so beautiful Tracy!!!!

  36. so sweet with so many details to discover and great colouring. Thanks for playing along with us at NMWC, hope to see you again.

  37. So beautiful, Tracy! The image, the beautiful blue, your pretty details and amazing layout...just beautiful!!!

  38. Beautiful card, thanks for joining us at Cutie Pie's. Sue x

  39. stunning card Tracy, love the image and all the details and layout look gorgeous
    Kim x

  40. Beautiful Image, lovely card.
    Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew on our Ribbon Challenge hugs Tania DT xx

  41. So adorably cute!! Yet another stunning creation with wonderful colouring and perfect placement of yummy bits :)

  42. This is just gorgeous, Tracey. I love it, and thanks for sharing it in our Spring Challenge this week.
    Eureka Stamps

    P.S. I'd LOVE to have you play along with us at: - Anything Goes

  43. WOW Tracey this is adorable!! I love that sweet image! Gorgeous design and embellishments! Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week!
    Tammy x

  44. Oh wauw!!!
    What a beautiful card this is.
    I love just everything on it.
    The layout the 3 flags.
    THe papers and ofcourse the sweet image with a super sweet sentiment.

    I love your coloring on this card.
    With wath kind of yellow did you do the shading??

    Have a great day.


  45. Great card!! I love all your layers. And the pearls are a perfect touch.
    Thanks for playing along with us at Creative Card Crew!
    ~ Crystal

  46. Your attention to detail never ceases to amaze me, Tracy! Wow! And congrats on your new Etsy. Wishing you much success!

  47. Beautiful card! I love your coloring and the color combo is so cute! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Card Mania! Good luck and hope to see you again playing in our challenges very soon! Hugs, Ani

  48. Hello my friend! Omg, but how many cards do you make, hun!! Another two after the last Mo's card?!! It's Sunday and our challenges go live on Thursday!!!

    Well, come and visit your blog is Always a pleasure and your creations Always such an inspiration for me!

    I think i made lot of mistakes with my English, but you can understand the same, right?! lol!

    Hugs, Franz.

  49. Beautiful card,, so many pretty details and your colouring is perfect. Thanks for joining us at NMWC this month
    Claire xx

  50. Hiya Tracyyy! Me again, thanks for sharing your fab Mo's creation with us at CLP challenge, hun!

    Another hug :)


  51. Stunning card. Such a cute image, love the gorgeous colours, fab papers and great design. Thanks for joining us at Card Mania Challenge. Hope to see you again for the next challenge.

    DT. member

  52. This is so cute. Thanks for joining us at CFAS this time. Carol DT x

  53. Hello my friend. I just popping in to get caught up with what you have been creating. This is so adorable. I just love the blue tones and that image is to cute..

    I do hope you have a wonderful week my friend.


  54. Absolutely gorgeous!! card n that's my fave color.
    Thanks for playing with us at Chocolate, Coffee & Card Challenge.

  55. GF!
    What can I say!! Just stunning as always. I love the trim at the bottom of your card.


  56. Oh my this is a beautiful card. Love the design with the banner, sewing and pearls. Beautiful colouring too. Thanks for playing at Inky Impressions and good luck. Hope to see you back wednesday for a new challenge. Bettina xx

  57. Yowza, I need to learn how to tie a bow like you! A wonderful card oozing with fab details! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Flutter By Wednesday.

  58. What a lovely project and wonderfull colors. Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons! xx Bianca

  59. Beautifully done, hunnie! Love the designs of your cards; I would recognize your cards in hundreds! And that sentiment is perfectly chosen!
    Hugs, Iulia

  60. Ooooh how I love it! Your design and coloring is absolutely amazing, hun! And I adore these MME papers. I have them too but hardly dared to cut them as they are soo beautiful... Maybe you put me up now to finally use them! LOL

    Big hugs, Anja

  61. Love, love, LOVE your card Janis...the colors are gorgeous together. The image is adorable which you've colored beautifully. The trim stitched to the yellow pp is just fab. Thanks so much for joining in our Spring Challenge at LCI this fortnight xx

  62. Stunning card. Gorgeous image. Thank you for sharing and joining us at NMWC. Hugs, Velma

  63. beautiful card with sweet image. I love your colouring as well as your card design with all those great details :)

    Thnsk you for playing with us at CLP :)
    Hugs, Karita


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