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Monday 23 February 2015

Toadstool Fairy

Hi everyone,
A very short post tonight.
I just had to post this gorgeous fairy stamp, that I bought at
Sandown Craft Fair.
She is from The House of Zandra, called Toadstool Girl 4. 
I think she is beautiful and loved colouring her with Distress Inks.
The backing paper, was just a piece of copy paper, embossed and then
inked around the edges with DI.
I still cannot remember to choose papers first and then colour image!!
So I had no choice but to use the same ink, to match her dress and wings.
The sentiment and butterfly, were cut from funky foam.
I had a sort out of some drawers and found one was full with foam! Why?!!!
Most of it I gave to the Grandchildren.
Well that's it for tonight.
Oh, I must tell you. I went to the hairdressers today. So what you say!
It was the first time for over 20 years!
I was so scared, because, being a hairdresser myself,
I know what some of them can do!!
It was ok though. It will probably be another 20 years before I go again.
Maybe sooner. 
If I can no longer get my arms around the back of my head,
with my scissors in hand, I will have to go again!
Right, back to my desk and finish my clock.
Thanks for popping in and a very BIG thank you for all your
wonderful messages.


Chrissy said...

She is a stunner sitting up there on her mushroom house Carol..gorgeous colouring with inks and her wings are just beautiful..I love your background embossed papers..who would have thought..copy paper!!..fabulous card I love it.


Sarah said...

She is a beauty Carol and beautifully painted too. I must echo Chrissy about the copy paper...brilliant!! xx

aussie aNNie said...

Carol my sweet BFF, she is a stunner, love how you used the distress pens to colour her....thanks for your email, just saw it and appreciate all you are doing for me....I will email on the weekend.xxxx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

She is fabulous and I love the colouring. Fab card

Pop's Cards said...

I love this creation, just gorgeous hugs Pops x

Carole said...

Fabulous card carol...what a beautiful your colouring and choice of colors...that green is beautiful. Like you I always seem to do the image first and then not be able to find a backing paper or ribbon to match! Old habits eh!!

Jacee said...

Fabulous colour combo here Carol, love your design, great image perfectly coloured!
hugs Jacee
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Rebecca Bradshaw said...

This is stunning! I love your gorgeous details and perfect colour scheme - so beautiful!

Debs said...

Gorgeous card Carol - love the colours.
Debs xx

Elise said...

Hi Carol! oooh 20 years since been to a hairdresser?! So lucky that you could trim your hair yourself! :)

Well, your card is absolutely GORGEOUS dear! I love these colors put together .. and what a most darling image this is coloured so BEAUTIFULLY!!! The background paper looks embossed? It's stunning!!!

Carol .. thank you for always coming by my blog to give me such a big big smile .. you truly do warm my heart! Thank you!!!

Big Hugs,