Wednesday 14 March 2012

Something New (for me)

Morning everyone hope you are ok, well the sun did come out to play for a while later on yesterday so fingers crossed for today!

I have made my first card using a Saturated Canary digi image as I always think they look so pretty when other people do them.  I made it with the challenge in mind over at Saturated Canary which is to use a doily although you can't see that much of mine lol!!

Yep its that lace again!!  I have coloured her with my Prisma pencils, I am really enjoying colouring with these at the moment my poor little Copics don't get a look in!!  I have used some Stickles on her wings and petticoat and some Glossy Accents to those gorgeous eyes!!  I have used a Marianne die for the flowers which I edged in Distress Inks and then placed on my new Doohickey die.  The butterfly is also a new Doohickey die (that's why you are seeing him on all my cards at the mo lol).  The papers are First Edition.  The gem trim was from Christine - thank you so much - I have only very frugally used a bit of it!!  I have cut and matted the image using Spellbinders and my doily which you can just see peeking out is from Spellbinders Lacy Doily motifs.  I really enjoyed colouring her and have already done her in a different colour for another card!!  I think you will be seeing more of these lovely images from me!!  I would like to enter the following challenges:

Saturated Canary - Use a Doily
The Pixie Cottage - Perfect Pastels
Crafty Sentiment - Things with Wings
Timeless Tuesday - Lace and Scallops
Crafty Bloggers Network - Floral
Love to Create - About the Ladies
Totally Stampalicious - Flowers
One Stitch at a Time - Use a Digi
Allsorts Challenge Blog - Say it with Flowers
Fussy and Fancy Friday - Fairies

That's it for me, thanks for visiting and your lovely comments which are always so nice to read - take care xx


mags said...

This is lovely Susan. Coloured beautifully. Love all the dies you have used and the soft colours. Just gorgeous.
A quick question for you if okay. I have some prismas but not really used them yet. Do you use and blending medium and if so what do you use as this is coloured beautifully?

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous Susan,love all the

Pop's Cards said...

Morning sweetie this is stunningly gorgeous..

I am loving the colours too...

Huggles Pops x x x

coops said...

so stunning suzie.i love your beautiful colours and details and gorgeous sc image ;D

xx coops xx

chrissy xx said...

What a sweet image! LOve all that glitter Susan..Love your colours and embellishment too....It's Just Stunning..

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

OH WOW!! this is just gorgeous hun, love the soft colours you have used!
Hugs Shell xx

Mariska said...

What a pretty soft card and I love the pretty shiny border. You may want to take a look at the last post on my blog by the way.


Teresa - My Crafty Heart said...

This is Fabby Susan, She is coloured gorgeously, love that lace too, Hugs, Teresa xx

Suzie's Card Den said...

I love Saturated Canary and you have done this beautifully
Suzie xx

Anonymous said...

Beautiful Susan, gorgeous soft colours!
Helen x

May said...

Beautiful Susan, I knew you would do a great job, Stunning colours perfect, Love it, Hugs May x x x

Berry said...

All round just lovely! You have used my total faves here, SC images and Prismas!!! What a dream love the sparkle too and she is one of my fave images, Thanks also for joining us at SC hugs Rebekah xx

Vicky said...

Gorgeous card love the pretty colours & love the sparkle on her. Beautful colouring.

Thank you so much for joining us girlies over at Saturated Canary, good luck hun.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Unknown said...

Gorgeous card Susan , she is beautiful I love her pink wings I have been eyeing up the saturated canary range so much easier than stampins.I Love this card and image Hugs Elaine

Glenda Atkins said...

Gorgeous card, gorgeous coloured image, wonderful colours - wow!

Cloudedbrains said...

Thankyou for joining in the Crafty Blogger Network challenge xx Good luck xx

Carisa said...

this is adorable! thanks for joining us at saturated canary challenges this week!

Mau xx said...

This is so sweet Susan, your colouring is super I can see Copics getting a back seat
Hugs xxx

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous card Susan, love the soft colouring and beautiful image..

Thanks for joining in with us at ‘Fussy and Fancy’


Josephine said...

This is such a pretty card!

Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week, and good luck!

Sue B said...

Wow! this is gorgeous Susan! I love these First Edition papers! this is such a sweet image and you've coloured her beautifully! I love all your embellishments - so pretty!
Hope the sunshine comes back soon - it was more like November here today (thursday) and even looked a bit foggy!!! Yikes!!! LOL
Big Hugs!
Sue xx

Mummylade said...

wonderful work Susan! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Allsorts this week and good luck!

Jac’s Playground said...

Just beautiful, love the image, the soft colours the sparkle and your diecuts really beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week

Joynana said...

Love love your card, the image all of the wonderful die cuts and the flowers and bling. Wonderful. I am guest designer for the Pixie Cottage this month and just thought I would stop by for a visit.

Sazzle said...

Susan I'm loving the Saturated Canary images at the moment but haven't had time to colour one yet, but you've done a great job with yours and the added sparkle makes all the difference, after all it is a fairy isn't it ;-)

Thanks for joining our “fairies” challenge over at Fussy and Fancy and good luck.

We currently have a design team call running, if you are interested why not pop over and have a look at the details.

xx Happy crafting and glittery hugs xx


vickisunshine said...

I saw this on the Saturated Canary challenge blog and came over for a closer look, your card is beautiful, I love your colouring and those crystals down the edge are gorgeous!
Vicki x

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Supercute card! Thanks for joining in with our Use a digi challenge over at OSAAT and good luck Julie x

CG said...

Gorgeous! Love the layers. Thank you for joining us at One Stitch at a Time, hope to see you next week! Best, CG

Sandy said...

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! Your coloring is wonderful. I love Krista's images. You have been one busy lady cranking out some mighty nice cards!

Jackie Randolph said...

Beautifully created in the soft colors! Thank you so much for joining us at Love to Create this week :-)

Crafty and Green said...

What an Adorable Card! Beautiful Colors & your Image came out fantastically! Thank you so much for playing with us this week at Love to Create Challenge!

Many Blessings,

Mary Lou said...

Seper Stunning!!!!! Great image--just love it!!! Great take on pastel challenge and love the lace, bling, flowers, butterfly--oh my they are all sooooooo wonderful!!! Thanks for joining in the fun at The Pixie Cottage!!

Cindy Haffner said...

Ohhhh so so PRETTY!~

Sazzle said...

Congratulations on your guest designer spot over at Fussy and Fancy - don't forget to contact us for the details :-)

xx Happy crafting and glittery hugs xx


Anonymous said...

The face expressions of this little fairy are so cute!

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