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Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Autumn Fairies (by Shirley)

Hello everyone, I hope you are doing well.

The new Autumn Fairy Collection designs are so beautiful and a joy to work with.   I have two cards today to show you using all three DL sets.    It looks like I'm on a 'blue theme' with these Fairies.


My background (above) started with texture using light molding paste with TCW - Cell Theory stencil and when dry, spraying Dylusions (purple & turquoise) inks.    I used images from all three Autumn sets, stamped with black Stazon Ink.   I masked the mushrooms, used bleach to remove the ink and added purple Dylusions.    I also added glitter around the texture.   The Fairy is from the September Fairy set which I stamped and embossed with black on separate card stock, decoupaged and adhered over the background.   I added pink stickles to her wings.   Wish upon a Star is from Words of Inspiration.


The background (above) is again using Dylusions spray inks (Midnight, Teal & Linen).   Using TCW - Circle Explosion stencil I sprayed more Linen ink.  I added a little pattern as well from TCW-Solace stencil using Shaded Lilac Distress Ink.    I stamped the bubbles from Decorative Edges with Peacock Feathers Distress Ink.

I used Black Stazon Ink for the rest of the stamping and also highlighted with a white Gelly Roll Pen.  The mushrooms were bleached a little again.    The mushrooms, branches at the top & butterfly are from November Fairy and the Fairy is from September Fairy.   The interesting flower along the edges is from Poppy Meadow.  I painted the mushrooms and wings with Purple Dylusions & water.


I hope you have enjoyed these Fairy designs.  Please come back often as my talented teammates have lots more to show you this month.

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day,
Shirley

6 comments:

  1. 2 gorgeous projects.. Love them both, Px

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  2. Wow, gorgeous cards. I love the texture paste on the first one, it looks great.

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  3. Two gorgeous cards and I love the background on the first one the texture is fab

    Jackie x

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  4. Beautiful cards! At the first the pink seems to ,ighten up! Inky greetings, Gerrina

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  5. The amazing layers in both of these give such a superbly atmospheric sense to each, the bottom one especially & I love the way your fairy appears to be having a conversation with the butterfly. Striking that the two layouts with similar colours can look so different.
    Paula (PEP)

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  6. These are great! Your colors are awesome, and the way you've used different textures and edging is perfect.

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