Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Hey Girlie!.../SBS - Summer Fairy challenge

Good Morning Peeps! I'm back to share a card I made for the Simply Betty Stamps Summer Fairy challenge. Betty is very generous in that she gives you a free digi stamp to use! The catch is that you must be a member of the Facebook fan page, and, you must use the stamp for that challenge. Joining is free so, seriously, it's a no brainer! For this challenge, we are prompted to create our own back ground - but you can't use stamps to make it or just use patterned paper either. Here's my take on the challenge:


...and the inside:


Meet Summer the Fairy! Isn't she gorgeous?! Love her! I colored her with my Marvy Uchida markers, used Stickles on the wings, and once dry fussy cut her. For my background, I took Broken China and Peeled Paint DI, swiped them on a craft mat, spritzed water on it then lay a white card stock panel on top of the mess. This was the first time I tried this, so I made a couple panels. Once dry I doodled some pine trees on one of the panels, but I really disliked how it came out. I didn't want to waist the panel so that was used on the inside. ☺ Summer is popped up on foam squares and I added some rhinestones to add some more bling!

While I'm at it, I'm going to enter this in the Simon Says Stamp anything goes challenge.

The background technique I tried was so much fun, I'll be trying that again! Thanks for stopping by and I hope that you have a great day!

Chris
Supplies
Stamps: SBS- Summer digi; MFT - More Essential Sentiments
Ink: Ranger DI - Peeled Paint, Broken China; Memento - Tuxedo Black
Card stock: Bazzill (black); Recollections (white)
Strathmore Water Color Paper
Adhesive: SA by 3L - MyStik, 3D foam squares
Accessories: Marvy Uchida markers; Studio 112 rhinestones; Ranger Stickles

9 comments:

  1. Beautiful! I love the background...the fairy image is so sweet!

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  2. Look at that gorgeous background-- LOVE! And I LOVE that you added it on the inside! FAB little fairy-- she looks sooooooo happy! I know I would be if I had glittered wings too:) FAB all around:)

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  3. Inky backgrounds are messy but so worth it - they are gorgeous! And NATURALLY you have to glitter up a fairy card. There's a law.

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  4. Awesome job on that background and beautiful colouring too!

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  5. Awesome job on the background, super cute fairy and so neatly cut.I must try that technique, not like I don't have all the equipment lol.

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  6. Beautiful card ,the background is lovely. Thanks for the nice compliment on my blog. Good luck on the challenge.
    Lisa

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  7. Beautiful...love how you did the inside too. TFS

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  8. Love it, and the inside too... Fab job
    Hugs

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