Friday 21 February 2014

Fussy and Fancy DT Card - Sketch Challenge

If you're looking for my Digi Haven DT project, it's in the post below.

It's challenge time again at Fussy and Fancy, this time we have a sketch for you to follow, I love a sketch, and this one is particularly nice I think, with plenty of lovely layers. We're sponsored this fortnight by Fresh Brewed Designs.

 I've used a Wee Stamps stamp called Silver Fairy, which I've coloured with Promarkers.  She's a beautiful stamp and huge too, I thoroughly enjoyed colouring her, I've had her a few months but hadn't got round to inking her, I'm sure it won't be long before I use her again.
The pretty papers are Lili of the Valley, Perfect Pair, in my all time fave colour combo of pink and green, and the particular shades of pink and green in this stack are just so appealing, a pack to stroke and sniff if ever there was one!  For the circular element of the sketch, I've used a Dovecraft doily, which happened to be just the right shade of pink.
The flowers are all handmade with Nellie Snellen and a Woodware punch, the leafy punch is Woodware too.  I save myself a small fortune by making my own flowers, or so I tell myself when I'm buying yet another pack of paper or punch to make them with!  Pretty pink ribbon with a bow and a stamped sentiment done with a Papermania stamp finish off my girly card.
I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
Stampin' for the Weekend - Flower Power
The Stamping Boutique - #5 - Use a Die Cut or Punch
4 Crafty Chicks - #182 - Things with Wings
In the Pink - #38 - Pink + 1, I chose green
Milk Coffee - Girly
Divas by Design - Rubber Stamps Only
Penny's - #165 - Lots of Layers
Papertake - Lovely Layers
Shopping Our Stash - #139 - Embellish Me - Handmade Embellishments
Tuesday Throwdown - #183 - Winged Fairytales


  1. Wow, Wendy this is so beautiful. Gorgeous colours xx

  2. gorgeous card Wendy. This is my grand daughter favourite stamp! its great for children to colour.
    I love the way you make your own flowers too. xxx

  3. so stunning wendy.gorgeous sweet image and your colour combo and details are beautiful :D

    xx coops xx

  4. BEAUTIFUL card Wendy!!! I LOVE the soft colours and papers that you have used!! Great colouring!!

  5. So beautiful Wendy, sweet image and gorgeous colours, Kate x

  6. Gosh what an adorable image your card is stunning x

  7. gorgeous! Thanks for joining our challenge over at TSB!

  8. Love your beautiful, cute card.

  9. A really gorgeous card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "lots of layers” challenge & good luck in the draw…
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge on Wednesday.

    (DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)

  10. Wow Wendy, this is so beautiful! Love the color combo, the pretty flowers and the gorgeous papers. Absolutely fabulous! Hugs, Ivonne

  11. Love the flowers - they are beautiful!! Thanks for joining us at The Stamping Boutique!! Hope you join us again soon!

  12. Amazing card, I love the papers and the beautiful image, and your colouring is fantastic!

  13. This is beautiful Wendy, so pretty and so many gorgeous details
    Thank you for playing along at Diva's this week for our Rubber challenge and good luck
    Hugs Laurie x

  14. Hi Wendy! What a GORGEOUS SOFT AND PRETTY card that you created with our sketch! I love the pink and green combo and the adorable fairy. However, I am most impressed with your BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS! Simply lovely!
    I hope that you enjoyed a nice weekend!
    Big Warm Hugs, Sheryl

  15. Such a beautiful card Wendy. Pink and green are such a great colour combo. Thanks for joining in at Penny's this week.
    Cheers Nicole DT

  16. Wendy I simply adore this image! I think it is one of my favorite fairies! Your color choice is simply stunning, along with all of those yummy flowers. Thanks for sharing your incredible design with us at 4 Crafty Chicks for our Things with Wings Challenge.

    Tamie DT

  17. How gorgeous is your card! Beautiful layering & embellishments! Divine!
    Thank you for playing at 4 Crafty Chicks.
    Debi - GDT@4CC

  18. Hi Wendy, love this card. The gorgeous image and the beautiful colours you've used. Fabulous take on the sketch too. Thanks for joining us at Stampin For The Weekend and Good Luck! xx

  19. Hi Wendy,
    This is such a pretty card. Love the gorgeous image & the fabulous embellishments. It makes me long for Spring. Thanks for joining us at Divas By Design this week.
    Andie xx

  20. those beautiful flowers are AWESOME and the perfect finishing touch on your gorgeous card! thanks for SHOPPING YOUR (hand made embellishment!) STASH with us this week! ♥

  21. Such a gorgeous card.... fabulous colouring... perfect layout.. and stunning embellishments!

    Thank you for sharing at In The Pink this time... hope to see you here again soon!

    Christine (DT)


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