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Tuesday, May 11, 2010


So, here's the cards I've been making. I have never used a fairy image as I'm just not that into them and I absolutely loathe glitter and glitter glue (ooops! sorry - posh name of Stickles now isn't it, lol) but.........when I saw these images over at COWGIRL-UP RANCH I just couldn't resist them. She has some beauties. I also got another fairy, Jessica but I screwed it up so you can't see it, lol. All 3 of these images are from there. You really should pay her a visit. :o)

This one is Check Faery. I coloured her with Promarkers and then used Marianne Designs border and flower dies. Rock Candy clear stickles was used on her wings. I actually combined Fairy with a freebie foliage image from Dewdropcraftz (after asking permission from CJ at Cowgirl-up). The foliage was a jpeg and I overlayed Check Fairy as a .png so that the wings would be transparent and show the foliage behind them. The stickles actually enhanced this effect. Papers are goodness knows what. I think they were a magazine freebie ages ago.

This one shows the stickles on the wings.

This adorable little fella is Casey. Isn't he just so cute? Again coloured with Promarkers and the papers are Basic Grey 'Recess'. I also used Sizzix and Nestie dies. The tree trunk that Casey is leaning against was from In Style Stamps. If you go look for Casey, you'll find Jack and Jill. Jack looks like Casey but they are such a sweet couple and I can't wait to do a card with them on.

Finally, this is Christy. Cowgirl-Up has loads of stamps like this. I think they're fabulous. The papers are Basic Grey 'Koishi' - yummiest papers I've seen for ages.

I shall definitely be getting more images from Cowgirl and I will also try again with the fairy I messed up, and ones I haven't coloured yet, and I will soon be showing you weird elf type lady 'Jadyn', unless of course you've been to see her and bought her yourself.


CJ said...

i love them......you did an awesome job...omg.....i love them thats all i can say...thanks for using my stamps and thanks for sharing them with me....keep up the awesome work....
cowgirl-up stamps

meeshka said...

Stunning set of cards, Lorraine. Your colouring is awesome!! I love them all!!!!

Meesh. xx

Vixykins said...

Hee hee you'll absolutely despise my DT card for tomorrow then lol! Not stickles though, its glamour dust which is crystal ultra fine glitter repackaged.

Fab cards and love the fairy! My email link is on the sidebar (pic of sweet pea dark royalty)
The Mo Manning image if you use the oatmeal instead of the sandstone and colour in a half moon shape under her chin, up to her nose and follow the hair line leaving half the face white then blend the half moon shape leaving the ivory on the white bit until very last then it will give that real light and shadow look. If that makes sense lol!

Abbie721 said...

Love the cards, I just love Fairies and Fantasy so the Fairy does it for me lol xx

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