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Monday, January 28, 2013

Fairy Meri...

This card was created for 
You can see some wonderful Design Team inspiration on this theme HERE!
Really hope you will join us & enter your creations by 
Sunday February 3, 2013 for the chance to win a prize!  


Here are the five colors you must use .



Fun challenge!  Thought this image from Mayzy Art was a good choice for using some wild color combinations - and then I was lucky to find some Basic Grey Design Paper that had most of those same colors.  I used Copics and found the colors that matched as closely as I could - you can see the comparison of color charts at the bottom of this post. After layering everything on black CS, I added the die cut flourishes and pearls.  Usually I do a lot of sculpting of the images I use, but with all the colors I felt there was enough going on.  I also added a flourish inside:

 


This card should be eligible for the following
CHALLENGES:
Paper Shelter #96 - Anything Goes
Divas by Design - Fairy Tales
Totally Paper Crafts #151 - Let's Dance
One Stitch at a Time #148 - Use a Digi

SUPPLIES AND TECHNIQUES
IMAGES:  The focal image is a digi - "Fairy Meri" by Mayzy Art; sentiment is from a set of "Mini Words"
PAPER:  Neenah Classic Crest Solar White 80# Cover Wt. used for the images; DP is from Basic Grey's "Sweet Threads"; base CS is from stash.
EMBELLISHMENTS: the flourishes are from Cherry Lyn Designs; sentiment tag and black layer below it are with a punch from Stampin' Up; three black half pearls from stash..
INKS:  the image was printed on a Canon PIXMA printer & colored with Copics:
May you color with abandon, create wildly
and always, always, make what amuses you!
~ginny

10 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous. Love the image and the colour combination looks fab.
    Thank you for sharing this with us at Diva's by Design.
    Hugs Sharon. x

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  2. lovely card...love your colouring of that fairy...thanks for sharing with Divas by Design!
    xxx Margreet

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  3. Pretty card - love the paper and colours!

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

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  4. Cute little fairy! Thanks for stopping by my blog and showing some love today!

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  5. Great paper choice for this fairy. I love how you coloured her...very magical and fun. The touches of black really ground the design and give awesome contrast with the brights. Pretty design, Ginny.

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  6. Hi Ginny,
    I love the image that you choose. It looks so really fairylike.
    Lovely flourishes.
    xxx Michelle

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  7. Love how you've coloured the fairy.Pure fantasy and just perfect for her.How lucky to find that paper and just the right amount of black elements to balance it out nicely.
    Lisa x

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  8. a fantasy colour combo for your fairy card! thanks for joining in with us at Totally PaperCrafts.
    hugs, annie x

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  9. Fab! Fun image and beautiful colours in that paper. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT. Good luck. Hugs, Jill x

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  10. wow fab image and great colours, thanks for sharing at osaat hugs trisha x dt

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Thank you so much for your comments!
~ginny