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Monday 24 March 2014

Sprinkled with Fairydust from Chocolate Baroque

Good morning my lovelies, oh dear back to work for me today so I'm not a happy bunny.  today's card features the beautiful Spring Fairy stamps from Chocolate Baroque  and the Fairyland Words which complement them perfectly.

I began by brayering the scene by masking the moon and using torn paper masks and Memento Inks in Pear Tart and Elderberry. I love memento inks for brayer work, the colours are lovely (they are on offer at the minute too, you can find them here). I wanted to create a distressed look to the scene so I splashed on some water and blotted it off with kitchen roll and then set to with a Crafters Workshop Harlequin stencil and Memento Tuxedo Black ink. Next I stamped the images, again with Memento Tuxedo Black and added some colour with Graph'It Markers. For a little sparkle, I stamped the images again on acetate and embossed with black EP and glittered the back. Once the wings were dry I added them with a little silicone glue for dimension.

The sentiment was stamped on white card using Memento Elderberry ink. I then brushed Matte medium over the image, sprinkled with glitter and popped the acrylic tag on the medium while it was still wet. Once it was dry I trimmed the excess card and added a little green ribbon.

To finish off I've matted on white, lilac and then black card and added some green silk ribbon and a lilac paper rose.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Aud Sentiments: anything goes
Crafting for all seasons: no designer papers
One Sweet Challenge: we all scream for green

Well, I'd better go and catch the bus to work now so thanks for visiting today, hope to see you again soon.
Claire xx


  1. You do mystical and magical so well Claire. Even the title has my mouth watering!!!!

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x

  2. It's beautiful Claire. Fab colours, great inking and stamping.
    Beryl xx

  3. Such a gorgeous scene with the wonderful fairies Claire. Lovely colours and I love the mask that been used in the background.

    Sue xx

  4. I love the way you coloured the little bird & it looks as if he is just perched there watching the fairies playing with the butterflies. Interesting effect with the Harlequin stencilling & I love the matting which has really framed it beautifully. The Fairy Dust label is a lovely touch too.
    Paula (PEP)

  5. a stunning card Claire - just beautiful xx

  6. Stunning the beautiful background the gorgeous Fairies..just beautiful

    luv CHRISSYxx

  7. What a darling scene you made, Claire, and I love your fairy dust, too! Thaks for sharing this with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge this week!

  8. Gorgeous background you have created. Love the little fairies!

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

  9. A gorgeous scene for your delightful card.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Aud Sentiments Challenge this fortnight.

  10. Your colors are wonderful. I love what you did with the stenciled harlequin BG, the Back images are stunning, and I really thank you for how you did your sentiment too!

  11. Amazing card love the Design.
    Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all seasons.
    Hugs Elfie


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