Thursday, 13 March 2014

Not square!

Hello lovely people,

Merry Thursday to you all and here we go with a new challenge at Crafty Little Fairies where the theme is...


It's another double sponsor week with prizes from...

with a surprise goody bag


with this lovely prize;

Now, if you are wondering about my post title, it's because I have gone for an A5 shape card, which I almost never do.  I was having one of those days where I thought I would deliberately push myself out of my comfort zone and I ended up being really happy with the layout :-)
And to be fair, the rest of the stuff on this card is well and truly in my comfort zone; the Maja DP, stitching, tags and ribbon/twine combo!

It was lovely to use this Saturated Canary image again and I do think she suits unusual coloured hair!  And a little sparkle for the fairy dust of course :-)

Card recipe;
Image: Tilly - Saturated Canary (rubber stamp)
DP: Vintage Spring Basics - Maja Designs
Seam binding / button twine: The Ribbon Girl
Dies: Precious stars - Memory Box

Copic colours;
Skin: E0000/000/00/11 & R30
Hair: V20/22/25/28
Leotard / blue socks: B52/93/95
Tights: BV0000/000
Purple details: V20/22/25
Wings: BV0000/000/V20/22
Apron: BV000/B95/T0/1
Ground: T0/1/2/3/4

If you pop over to Crafty Little Fairies you can check out the fabulous creations from my teamies.  I have lots of fairies in my rubber/digi stamp collection but there are other things with wings out there that you could use such as butterflies and birds.

Thanks for visiting and I really appreciate any comments that you leave,

Kat xx

Challenges I am entering;
1.  Sweet Stampin' (inspired by a song/film/book - Peter Pan, as I was reading this to my nephews recently and she reminds me of Tinkerbell!)
2.  Cute Card Thursday (girls, girls, girls)
3.  As You Like It (fave colouring medium - Copics because of the huge colour range and shading I can achieve)


Sarah said...

Great card Kat and she suits the shape perfectly or vice versa!! Love the colours too xx

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Sarah. I love the pretty image, your colouring is wonderful and the papers are so beautiful too.
hugs Sue xx

Rainey's Craft Room said...

Love everything about it, super card.

Rebecca Bradshaw said...

I love your A5 card, it looks fab! Everything looks so pretty and I am really impressed with the coloured hair!

jimlynn said...


Pia Larsen said...

This card is stunning. Love the image and the beautiful choices.
Thank you for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin' this week.
Pia xx

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

What a super card. I love the layout and her hair is gorgeous x

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Kate. the image and papers look so pretty
Lorraine x

Wishcraft said...

Hoping you don't end up with two comments - blogger kicked me off last time I tried! Love your pretty colours and gorgeous image, fab design too... really lovely card hun :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Unknown said...

This looks great... I didn't fancy this fairy much until now... Wow - great job, Kat! :)
Have a sweet day...

Elaine said...

Perfect...absolutely perfect.
Love the image, the colours, the papers (of course!) and the clean layout.
Totally gorgeous.

Big hugs
Elaine xxx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Stunning, love the colours you have used and she is a beauty.

mixamatoasties said...

Stunning card. Love it.

Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin' this week.


Marilyn said...

Wowsa Kat! Like wowsa, wowsa, WOWSA! Smokin' good colouring and I love this layout too.

Rachel said...

Really cute card, I love your image and your papers. Great colours!

Thank you for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

Christine L said...

I somehow nearly missed this one Kat.... but oooh how could I have done!! She's just SOOOOO fabulous - especially with her purple hair!! Another gorgeous layout (love the 'un-square'... and lovely papers you'e used too!

Have a good weekend..
Christine x

Unknown said...

Beautiful composition & colours Kat- really like this. Well done (as ever!). Mum x

Little K Smith said...

This is totally gorgeous Kat, I love the fabulous image and the colours are delish :)

Anonymous said...

Oh Kat this is beautiful!! LOVE your colour combo and your colouring and shading is stunning! I l also love the layout, Great to see you at AYLI challenge hugs me xx