Monday, 7 March 2016

Spring fairy

Hello lovely people,

LOTV are currently running a fab Spring themed challenge on their facebook page and you can find all the details here.
There are some absolutely brilliant prizes on offer so do take a peek.
Here's my Design Collective card that I hope will inspire you to join in with the challenge.

Handmade card with Spring fairy (image from LOTV)


If you think the image is looking a little different to my usual it's because I've used my new Inktense pencils!
I still need a lot of practice but feel I have got the basic method of shading and I do really like the softer look than I can get with my Copics.

Handmade card with Spring fairy (image from LOTV)

I used a new die to create the little swirls and beaded sprays tucked among the flowers.
I don't think I would ever use this die all in one piece but it looks really lovely cut into smaller pieces.

Handmade card with Spring fairy (image from LOTV)




Card recipe;
Image: Petal - LOTV
DP: Vintage Spring - Maja Design (available from Live and Love Crafts)
Tag: Sentiment tags - LOTV
Dies: Large frames frilly #7 - Go Kreate, Tilda lace - Magnolia Doohickeys, Beaded swirl flourish - Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions

Inktense colours;
Skin: 0520/1800/1740
Hair: 1730/1740/2010
Dress / leaves: 1320
Wings: 0520
Flower: 0220/0240
Tights: 1720
Shoes: 2010

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


19 comments:

  1. Love this image and the soft pretty colours.

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  2. Beautiful card Kat, love the colours ( and not your usual). You have done a great job on the colouring and the image is so sweet. Love the dies and pretty flowers. Fab card shape. Hugs Jennifer xx

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  3. Such a pretty card - your colouring is fab xx

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  4. This is just gorgeous Kat, I love the sweet little fairy and soft colours. Beautifully coloured as always.
    Lorraine x

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  5. Fantastic pencil work Kat...beautiful in every way!Xx

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  6. Adorable card Kat - your colouring is beautifully done - super clever girl :o)
    Love the shape of the card base - hmmmmm maybe one I need to put on my crafty wish list - which I could shop for in only 10 sleeps lol!!!!
    Debs xx

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  7. She's adorable Kat. Beautiful colouring.

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  8. Beautiful Kat...gorgeous soft colours and love the papers and your design..just gorgeous.

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  9. Pretty card Kat, LOVE the colours and the sweet image and the gorgeous delicate colouring :)
    Hugs, Kaz x

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  10. A very cute card, Kat - love the colors and papers used! :)
    Have an awesome day!

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  11. This is gorgeous Kat, I adore these LOTV fairies and I love the soft colours too :)
    Kelly.x

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  12. Kat, this is beyond gorgeous hun. The card shape is delish, so gonna want to go shopping after this, LOL! The papers are soft, muted and beautiful. You KNOW how much I love your stitched edges, FABULOUS! I love the diecut trip and edging, the sweet blooms. What's NOT to love about this utterly delish creation?!!! Hugs, Wends x

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  13. Hi Kat, on my - this is exquisite. Your intense colouring is gorgeous, so soft and delicate and you have put such a beautiful colour palette together. Your card design is also truly wonderful, such a pretty combination of layers, flowers and shapes - you are an amazing and very talented card maker.
    9 more sleeeeeeps!
    Sue...xxx

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  14. So pretty Kat and lovely pastel spring colours - your fairy looks so pretty. I just got that die recently too and thought the same thing - not sure where I'd put the whole thing but lovely chopped up lol hugs Judith x

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  15. Hi Kat... you've made a fabulous job considering this is your first play with the Inktense pencils... I do love how you've shaded with them. Your card is fabulous - again I love your layers and that fabulous Kat stitching!

    Big hugs
    Christine x

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  16. This is absolutely beautiful Kat, I love the muted colours :o)
    Hugs
    Tracey
    xx

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