Wednesday 3 August 2011

#77 Fairy Queen of the Night

Theme at I ♥ Promarkers - things with wings
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The image I have chosen to use on this week's DT card is called Fairy Queen from Stamping Dragon Designs. The trouble with some shaped cards though is that they become rather small & difficult to see when transferred to Blogger so you might want to click on it to see it better.  She is quite a sassy fairy with a definite attitude so I didn't think she would appreciate a very 'girly' card being constructed around her. Instead, I set her in front of a full moon with a starry paper from HOTP. Coloured with Promarkers, I took full advantage of those new tiny nibs to get into the narrow wings & wand as well as the craters on the moon. Do you reckon she grants wishes?  Maybe a few more Promarkers & tiny nibs might wing their way to me if she did! LOL. As I was creating a little scene for her with my shaped card, I dotted the twilight sky on the sections to the side with gem stars and a created an eerie, dusky, heavy undergrowth from lots of layers of die cut flowery swirls. I set these into place with Pinflair Glue gel to give yet even more dimension. The super ribbon 'path' running along the bottom, echoing her dress, is from Fantastic Ribbons.

Hope you like it.

Tine :)

Challenges I would like to enter this card for:
Stamping Dragon Designs- 2nd birthday celebration- use a Stamping Dragon image
Lexis - shaped card
Crafty Emma - feeling the blues
Frosted Designs - circles (nothing like a big new moon! LOL)
Ooh-la-la - circles
Outlawz - Copic/Promarkers Challenge
Cooking It Up With Katie - old, new & favourite thing /technique (old -dies, new -not coloured up this fab image before & new ribbon too, favourite -one of my fav card shapes & the pointillism colouring technique)
Pixie Cottage - sketch (see blog for details) or favourite technique (pointillism)
Craft Your Passion - anything goes
Papertake - anything goes
Crafts & Me - anything goes
Allsorts - free 'n' easy.


  1. Tine,
    This is fabulous!
    Love the color and technique.
    Thanks for Cooking It Up With Katie this week :)

  2. Wow, what a fabulous image Tine and a really gorgeous card! Love your layout and papers. Thanks for joining us at Papertake Weekly this week and good luck! x

  3. I love the flowery swirls around her! Fantastic! Thanks for playing along with us at Frosted Designs.

  4. Tine,
    Beautiful, love purple and love, love Fairies.


  5. Very creative and very lovely. Love how you coloured the fairy, so nicely done! Awesome moon. Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations this week.

  6. What a beautiful card I love the floral swirls pretty colours too
    Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week

  7. what a fantastic image! Thank you so much for entering this creation in the Allsorts free and easy challenge and good luck!

  8. Fabulous card.Super colouring too.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion. Hope to see you again next week :D
    Lisa x

  9. Beautifully presented and great colours. Love that starry background. Thanks for playing at Ooh-la -la

  10. Fabulous card love the image.

    Thank you for joining us girlies over at Crafts & Me & CES Challenges, good luck.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

  11. What a pretty card I love the way you have done her dress :D
    Thank you for joining us at Crafts and Me and good luck.

    Amy xx

  12. Oh Wow! What a gorgeous card! Love the image, the way you color it, and all those flourishes!!

    Thank you for joining us over at The Pixie Cottage!


  13. Very beautiful card. Thank you for cooking it up with Katie this week