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Sunday, January 17, 2016

Elegant Fairy Arden...

If you like this image - you can find it HERE

Current Challenge for 613 Ave C is ATG /optional twist is Elegant or Stylish Creation.  The sponsor I got to work with is the Fantasy Art of Nikki Burnette and I chose the Fairy "Arden" to highlight.  You may enter 3 projects no later than Saturday 1/23/16 for a chance at several prizes.  For further info and a look at the incredible inspiration from the 613 paper Artists, click on the link above!

  • "Fairy Stamp Arden" was provided for my use by Nikki Burnette at her Etsy Store.
  • Sentiment is by ???

  • Neenah "Classic Crest Solar White" 80# Cover Wt. used for the image.
  • DP used is Basic Grey's "Out of Print" collection.
  • Inside is decorated with left over papers from the front.
  • Die Cut used to shape the focal image panel is Spellbinders
  • A Marvy Uchida Punch was used for the 'Spotlight' of the image and for the sentiment.
  • Gems are from Pizzazz Aplenty 
  • Cord is "Celebrate It" from Michaels
  • Highlights done with Copic Opaque White
  • Duo Glue and Silver Foil applied to the flower centers and to parts of the dress, her gloves & her wings.

  • Images were printed on an Epson WF-3520 printer 
  • Hand colored with Copics:

    Paper Shelter – #231 – Shades of Blue
    Sweet Stampin' – Things w/ Wings
    Winter Wonderland – Glitter & Shine
    Really Reasonable Ribbon  #132  – Newest acquisition w/ ribbon or trim [New pack of Silver Foil]
    Art by MiRan Challenge #49 – ATG
    Pile it On #99 – Use something w/ 1st Initial = G Sweet Sprinkles Award Winner
    Get Creative Challenges - #30 – Something New
    Sisterhood of Crafters – Something Old Something New [New = Silver Foil/ old = "Out of Print" paper by Basic Grey.]
    The East Wind #47 – B & W + one other color [B & W + Blue/Green]
    As You Like It / Your Favorite... Paper or Non-paper & WHY [PAPER with out a doubt... I can complete a project in 1 to 3 days instead of the weeks/ months it took me for other projects like Crochet!]
    Crafting for all Seasons -#117 – Monochrome [Blue/Green]
    Fussy & Fancy  #155 – Fashion
    Open Minded Crafting- #1- Try Something New

    Create wildly and color with abandon!  ~ginny


    1. Beautiful card inside and out love they way you have matched the papers with the image Ginny x My Blog As I do Rodos

    2. Ginny this blew me away - it's just stunning. Tried to leave a comment this morning but my laptop is playing up. I love your partly coloured image - wow - I must try that it looks amazing. Annie xxx

    3. WOWSA! Now that's an elegant beauty, no doubt about it. Love how you've done the spotlight color on her torso. Perfect with the papers, too!!!

    4. Awesome! Love that background paper and the spotlight technique looks so cool! Great job! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘Something OLD, Something NEW’ challenge and please come back again soon!
      one of the 'Sistahs'
      The Sisterhood of Crafters

    5. Gorgeous card Ginny. Love this image and it goes perfectly with the BG papers. Thank you for playing along with us at Winter Wonderland. hugs, Pat K x

    6. Stunning card Ginny, beautiful image, papers and design, love the spotlight technique! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.

    7. Wow, love this image and what you have done here. You really have a knack with the spotlight technique, looks fabulous. Awesome background paper too.

    8. This is gorgeous, Ginny. The image is amazing and your background is stunning. Thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderland.
      Alison x

    9. These have to be the best colors ever. It is absolutely beautiful.

    10. Wow, your spotlight colored oval shape over the printed digital is just absolutely fabulous. I love this effect. Great work.
      Thank you for entering the Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
      Annette DT Member

    11. Ginny that is stunning! I love the way the focal point is done in colour but the rest is sketch. Such a fabulous technique, it looks amazing on this stunning fairy. Thanks for joining in the fun with us for our 'Things with Wings' challenge at Sweet Stampin'. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Hugs, Wends x Sweet Stampin' DT

    12. Oh wow, I love this. That highlighted part is stunning. Thank you for joining us at As You Like It. Luv, Wilma

    13. WOW!! Ginny this is gorgeous!!! I also love how you did the POP in the center of the image. It is so beautiful!! I also appreciate you sharing your colors that you used. I am currently adding to my Copic stash and I need those colors now!!
      Thanks for playing along with our "Something Old, Something New" challenge over at the Sisterhood of Crafters. Have a great day!
      SOC DT Member

    14. This is gorgeous!! I love the colors! Love those papers and your coloring is fabulous!! This is just wonderful! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

      - Susan, Owner @ Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges
      {Scrap A Thousand Words}
      {Sentimental Susan - Etsy}
      {Sentimental Susan - Zibbet}

    15. Love the spotlight technique, and that background is amazing! Thanks for sharing with us at Really Reasonable Ribbon!

    16. Fantastic coloring with the Copic markers. Gorgeous details. Thank you for sharing your beautiful card with us at Really Reasonable Ribbon and can't wait to see what you created for us soon. Nancy Hill, Really Reasonable Ribbon Design Team Member

    17. Hi Ginny!
      I'm SO grateful to have you play along with us at Really Reasonable Ribbon, and I want you to know how VERY grateful I am to have you share your sweet creations with us. Have a blessed week, and please stop by January 22 for our brand new challenge.
      Really Reasonable Ribbon

      FYI - For another super fun challenge, I invite you to sare with us at Word Art Wednesday - always Anything Goes and lots of great prizes. I hope you will play along.

      P.S. For another fun challenge, you're most welcome to play along with us at Word Art Wednesday. You can find us here:

    18. Gorgeous.. Love your colouring and design.. <3 Thank you for sharing your talent with us at Artbymiran challenge #49.. Hope to see you again in our next challenge.. And Good Luck at the draw.. <3


    19. This is very pretty!

      Thank you for participating in the Sweet Stampin’ Challenge!

    20. Oh wonderful card, thank you so much for joining us at Sisterhood of Crafters challenge

    21. Love the spotlight technique you have used here. A beautifully coloured image and amazing layout. Thanks for joining in with our 'Glitter and Shine' challenge at Winter Wonderland this week, hope you will join us again.
      Eileen x

    22. wow totally stunning!!! Love the use of the spotlight technique with her!!!

      Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at The East Wind. Hope you will join us next time DT Crafting Vicky.

    23. Ginny this is totally awesome card! I love the way you colored this image - so beautiful! Gorgeous background paper which is the perfect match to this wonderful image!
      Thank you so much for playing with us at Fussy and Fancy Friday challenge! Good luck!


    24. This is a gorgeous card. A job well done. Thank you for sharing your talent at Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper. Rebecca x

    25. Lovely creation. Thanks for playing along with us at Open Minded Crafting Fun. Hope to see you again next month. Good luck.
      Lynn, Open Minded DT

    26. Hi again Ginny. Love this one. You've used the spotlight technique gorgeously. Fabulous image. Thanks for sharing with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. Hope to see you again soon.
      Hugs, Sandy


    Thank you so much for your comments!