Friday 11 June 2010

Fairy Tabia’s Magical Day

Papertake Weekly – sketch plus added twist of lilac/lemon

Mo’s digital – easel card

Quixotic – fold it

Cute Card Thursday – anything but square

Stamp something – happy (colouring Tabia made me happy! LOL).

Well, I started off basing everything on the colour scheme suggested by Papertake and their sketch, but by the time it I had finished the card it had altered slightly. (Well, they do say it can be based ‘loosely’ on the sketch. LOL). Mind you, you can see that the basic sketch is still there in the square base, just not an exact replica of the sketch anymore. The thing that altered is the ‘raising up’ of the image – she is kind of still in the same place as the sketch, just raised off it on the easel element and in a circle instead of a square -as I thought it suited her bubbles more. So I hope you ladies don’t mind so many variables!

The image is Fairy Tabia as drawn by the immensely talented Mo, and she has been coloured in using Promarkers. Tabia is blowing extra bubbles too, which I have created to extend outside her circular mat and which are also coloured using Promarkers, but they were also given a Glossy Accents coating for extra shine.

The background paper is from Damask Delights by Artylicious which I think helps give that ethereal quality to the fairy – a ‘there but not there’ sort of feel, but maybe that is just me. The lilac paper strip was given its sparkle from a light spraying with Crafter’s Companion Spray and Sparkle but I am not sure that the photo shows it well enough. The sentiment was made on the PC, decoupaged and set up on foam pads to hold the easel into position. The stars and small rhinestones in the front corner were from my stash.

Hope you all like today’s card.

Tine :)


  1. This is so beautifully colored! The bubbles are amazing! Thanks for sharing it with us in Mo's Challenge this week.

  2. OMG the colouring and use of promarkers is extraordinary. You are VERY, very talented. I would love to be able to use my promarkers in the same way. Is it something that comes naturally or have you used a tutorial from somewhere? Gorgeous card and worthy of entering into such a wonderful challenge. Good Luck. hugs, Fae xxx

  3. Gorgeous card :-) the image is adorable and your colouring is perfect ! Very clever easel card ,, I love it ! :-)

    thanks for joining the PTW Challenge :-)
    Lols x x x

  4. Very beautiful card. Great colouring and colours combo.

  5. whaou!!!! stunning colours, gorgeous card! really sweet!
    little angel

  6. Gorgeous card, fab colouring
    Ruth x

  7. Absolutly gorgeous!!!!
    hugs Heidy

  8. Gorgeous coloring.. Her face looks fantastic.. Thanks so much for joining us at Mo's this week.

  9. Oooh I love this, the bubbles are fabulous!!! Thanks for sharing with us at Stamp Something!!! This is the last week of our DT call, check the site for details!

  10. Beautiful!! Loving those bubbles and wings :0)
    Thanks for joining in with Mo's challenge this week x

  11. Incredible - awesome coloring!

  12. Ohh she is just beautiful!!, love the colour and the image.
    Thanks for joining us this week at Mo's challenge.
    Sheila xx

  13. Magic card ! Coloring is so wonderful !

  14. Gorgeous work! Love the shaped easel card! Super cute project! Thanks for joining us at Stmap Something and Mo's Digital Challenge this week!

  15. I just love how you get the color so perfect for black skin. It positively GLOWS. It's a tricky one but you've mastered it.