Monday, 30 May 2011

Carnation Fairy

I recently entered the Sweet Pea Stampers challenge Lace and Pearls but was not 100pc happy with my entry. So, today I played with the decoupage sheets that I won from the Crafty Purple Frog and made this card. I hope it's OK to enter more than once...

I used the Carnation Fairy created by Ching-Chou Kuik and mounted her onto a Nestie scalloped oval.
She was a dream to cut out even with the frilly wings. Printed on photo paper she has a nice sheen.

The card is 6x6 and I folded the front back and used a Martha Stewart deep edge punch to make a lace border. The same punched was used on the patterned paper on the inside to balance it.
Below is a close up of the decoupage.

I added a strip of real lace down the centre of the card and some pearls to finish.

Do you decoupage? If so, what do you print your images onto?
Do you favour scissors or a craft knife? Personally I am a huge fan of the Fiskars 5" sharp point ones.

Thanks for sharing.


Scrappy~Sarah said...

gorgeous card. for cutting out of my decoupage I use scissors (have ickle ones) and knife for the land locked bits. I print mine onto Crafter's Companion decoupage paper if that helps

fatmonica said...

That's a great card!Beautiful image.

Anita said...

Yet another stunner Linda, you are sooo on a roll! You are obviously creatively *juicy* at the mo ;).
I use my fave little scissors, they are called Cutter Bee's.Gosh that card is just beautiful.xx

Vanessa (aka V'ness, Nessa, oldschool) said...

so pretty!!!
thanks so much for joinin us at SPS with a CPF!!!

Claireliz said...

Oooh she's cute.

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

Linda, what a gorgeous card you have made here. This Crafty Purple Frog image is still one of my favourites. Thanks for taking part in the Sweet Pea Stampers Challenge this fortnight and best of luck. We hope to see you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kym, Sweet Pea Stampers Design Team xxx

Lynn said...

Great work again. I use fiskers scissors for all things in various sizes.

tiggertastic said...

wow wee this is one of my FAV Crafty purple frog images, just adore what you have done with it

Good luck in the challenges, hugs Sarah-Louise My Blog

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