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Monday, 19 March 2012

Little fairy girl


Hi there blog friends
Hope you all had a great weekend, I don't know where weekends go, I don't often have much crafty time at weekends unless its a rainy Saturday afternoon or something like that, we always are out and about and Sunday is always a family day. 

The weather was beautiful here on Saturday and we took the dog on a long walk over the fields up to the next village along the coast and sat and had coffee and cakes outside at a litle cafe we often go to.  On Sunday we had a tea party for the grannies (as our mothers are known!) for mothers day and I baked cakes and pies and made little posh sandwiches and thoroughly enjoyed it, my daughter entertained the grannies and the men sat in the conservatory and listened to the football  It makes me sound like a real domestic goddess  - I wish!!  - can't even remember the last time I made a corned beef and potato pie before that, but even if I say so myself it was delish and the cakes were disapearing before
they got to the tea table - sounds like little house on the prarie doesn't it but sometimes its just so nice to slow down and do ordinary things at home and not have to rush around.

I started to do some colouring last night withmy new copic colours - lovely! - had a couple of DT cards to do and particularly wanted to enter the LOTV challenge this week because I'd got 6 new stamps from the new release  as part of my birthday pressie from my daughter. couldn't believe when I saw the new challenge was fairies and butterflies because  there are no fairies in the new release just one little girl  who looks like she might be dressed as a fairy so I used her and made some butterfly embellies to fit with the buttefly part of the challenge

 - don't think thats very good planning Lillis little fairies  - releasing new stamps then  having a challenge that you can't use them in!!


a close up of all the glittery bits!
This is what I did ...

Stamp - LOTV - wish upon a star
Coloured with - Copics and prismaclour pencils
Papers - the check is from K and Co, stars - from my stash
Gems - from stash
Die cuts - cricut Cindy loo and Paper dolls everyday
Glitter glue - Martha Stewart
Ribbon - Carnmeal cottage
Kraft card and papers distressed with Tim Holtz tea dye distress ink

I'm entering this card into the follwing challenges

lillies little fairies - butterflies and fairies
Incy Wincy Designs - things with wings (my "fairy" only has imaginary wings - but the butterflies   have real ones!!)
Pollycraft monday challenge - checks/gingham
The poodles parlour - Anything goes

I also got two lovely nominations for blog awards from two of my favouite bloggers in the last couple of days  -lovely ladies you know who you are!!  I'll be back tomorrow to tell you about them - this post is already starting to look like a novel !!

15 comments:

Marjo said...

Love your card Judith, she's a cutie patootie for sure!

hugs, Marjo

Sheryl Hare said...

Love this card Judith and I'm sure the grannies loved the tea party!
Thanks for joining us at INCY WINCY this week, good luck Sheryl xx

DesignerDiva said...

Such a sweet card Judith, this is one of the new images I got but as usual I haven't got to use it yet!
The colouring is gorgeous, well done with your new copics
Laurie x

Debs said...

Lovely card Judith - LOTV images are one of my favourites and I too have this one - but not inked her up yet!!!
Love the colours and the flutterbys are sweet.
Sounds like you had a fabulous family weekend - just how I like them too :o)
Enjoy your day.
Debs xx

Rose Petal said...

Hello Judith. Stunning creation. I love the design, and the image and gorgeous colours are a perfect combination.
Love Sandra xxx

Lisa Jane said...

oh she is so cute - and yes i agree she looks like a fairy with her magic wand !
Have you checked out the winner of my mini candy lol
Lisa x

Chaitali Narla said...

Such a cute card! Love the image and layout!
Hugs, Chaitali

Kim. said...

Aw this is really cute, love your new image which is beautifully coloured. Glad you had a lovely Mother's Day.
Kim xXx

thecraftycavalier said...

Oooh I love this card, Judith! I love the image - she looks like a fairy to me!! Great layout and colours. Thank you for joining us over at Lili's Little Fairies, hugs, Jayne x

Sue said...

Ooh your weekend sounds lovely Judith!! glad you had a nice relaxing time!! :-)
Aww your fairy is adorable! and you've coloured her beautifully! the gold glitter is so pretty! Gorgeous papers and layout. I love the little butterflies and the sentiment with the Kraft - they look fab!
Big Hugs
Sue xx

Cheryl said...

oh this is one really cute image Hun,and its coloured beautifully too,love the papers,you have used,and adore those butterflies,hugs Cherylxxxx

lalkygirl said...

what a fab card ,cute image ,gorgeous colours and a great layout
thanks for joining us at the poodle parlour and good luck
tracey x

Mau xx said...

what a sweet card, I haven't inked any LOTV for weeks :o this is a real cutie image.
soinds like a fab weekend Judith and glad someone else knows how to bake a C/Beef pie.....lol a real northern lass :))
Hugs Mau xx

Mau xx said...

me again!!!! I have just noticed I am not following you?????? I am certain I did it ..but my mush is not showing.....lol off to do it again now xxxx sorry !!

Arabella said...

This is so sweet Judith! Gorgeous layout and I love those gingham squares!

Thanks for joining us for our Check it out challenge at Pollycraft this week!

Arabella