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Sunday, March 30, 2014

Grumpy Fae...

"Grumpy Fae with Acorn on a Mushroom" provided by Aurora Wings
Oh my!  I am in love with "Grumpy Fae" from Aurora Wings.
I don't use fairies very often - this one definitely amuses me!

This card was designed for the DT at 
613 Ave C Challenge - "Create Your Own Color Challenge
which requires you use one of three choices:
  • Blue/ Purple/ Turquoise 
  • Yellow/Pink/ Orange
  • Blue/ Pink/ White
TECHNIQUE[Note: specific information on supplies and sources will be found below under “Supplies”.]
  • Used a turquoise Bazzill CS cut to an A2 size with a top fold 
  • Embossed a layer of a lighter wt. turquoise CS with an embossing folder 
  • White Opal Liquid Pearls added on the ends of each of the stalks 
  • A shear dark purple ribbon fastened around this layer
  • Image was printed on white Neenah CS and colored with Copics restricted to the Blue, Blue Green and Blue Violet color families
  • Image was die-cut with a Spellbinder die and mounted on foam tape over the ribbon
  • Inside punched with the birthday sentiment using left over papers from the front
This card should be eligible for the following 
Crafting from the Heart #11 – ATG/ Spots or stripes [spots] WON
Through the Craft Room Door – ATG
Crafty Sentiments – a Special Lady [Birthday for my best friend]
Paper Crafting Journey – ATG
Delicious Doodles #81 – Special woman [Birthday for my best friend]
Craftitude #61 – ATG or add a brad or eyelet
LEJ Designs #85 – Favorite Die Cuts
OSAAT #206 – ATG
Aurora Wings – ATG
Quirky Crafts - #7 - Spice up your life with colour


IMAGES:  The focal image is from Aurora Wings; Sentiment punch is a Martha
PAPER:  Neenah Classic Crest Solar White 80# Cover Wt. used for the images; base CS and the mats are from stash.
EMBELLISHMENTS: White Opal Liquid Pearls; wide, shear, dark purple ribbon from stash, Cuttlebug Embossing folder.
INKS:  the images were printed on a Canon PIXMA printer & colored with Copics:

So, followed my own advice and did what amused me!  ~ginny


  1. Swoon...this is gorgeous, ~ginny. Your colouring of this image (one of my faves) is superb and you have rocked that colour scheme. I absolutely love the Liquid pearls added to the embossed stalks...great texture and how fun! Well done!

  2. What a pretty card! I love the image too, not often you see a grumpy fairy! Lovely colouring and great use of colours. Thanks fr joining us At crafting from the heart - Sonia w DT

  3. Ginny, this is so beautiful! I love your coloring of the image and the colors you used are just gorgeous. I particularly love the texture you created on the mushrooms - such a lovely detail. Thank you so much for joining our first challenge at Aurora Wings with your beautiful creation. Best wishes. Mitzi

  4. EEEK! Totally precious, Ginny! Love your color choices and fab embossing in the background. Thanks so much for joining our first challenge at Aurora Wings. xxD

  5. Ginny I hope your friend finds "Grumpy Fae" amusing on her birthday card,,, I think she is really cute and super colours you have used sweetie !! So glad you could join us this week at Crafty Sentiments Designs !!

    Good luck sweetie !!

    hugs Diane xx

  6. This is fab!Love the coloring!
    Thank you for joining us this week at Crafty Sentiments Designs!

  7. Hi Ginny, this is so cute, love the colors and the image is simply sweet. Fabulous texture and composition.


  8. Great card just so pretty, love the colors, thank you for joining us at craftitude, good luck and hope you’ll visit again
    Caroline dt

  9. Beautiful card
    Thanks for joining us at Paper Crafting Journeys Challenge, I hope to see you again soon!

    Hugs Tiina

  10. Beautifully coloured - LOVE it!
    Thanx so much for joining us for our first ever challenge at Aurora Wings

  11. Just a beautiful card. The colors of the card stock and coloring you did is just lovely. :D Thanks for joining us at OSAAT.
    Deborah OSAAT DT

  12. Oh lol......she's fab, grumpy or not! Love the colours you chose too! Thanks for joining us over at Delicious Doodles this week & good luck!
    hugs Jo x

  13. Fabulous card love the colours Ginny x

  14. Thank you for playing along this week at OSAAT. I sure hope to see you back again very soon. Good Luck in the challenge!!!


    CraftyGirl OSAAT DT

  15. Great card, gorgeous image, beautifully coloured. Thank you for joining us this week at OSAAT . Hugs

    Nikki DT

  16. Thank you for joining Quirky Crafts Challenge! Hope to see you again soon... I'm sure you're love the next one coming up Sunday evening!
    ((Lyn)) DT


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