Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Fashionista's Winged Challenge

Note: Last call for my July Christmas blog candy - click here and scroll down for details. (you do not need to be a follower to play)

A big welcome to you, My Dear Blogging Friends, and to my newest followers. Hope you are enjoying a wonderful crafting week!

This month at Fashionista Challenges it is all about WINGS! Anything with wings - images, punches, die cuts, embellishments, graphics. Just enter your pretty card in the challenge for a chance to win a prize, or earn a pretty badge for your blog! You still have a week to submit your artwork!

Featuring the Wee Winged Tiplets!

These are no ordinary triplets. They are fraternal, not identical, but they love coordinating themselves, right down to their hair color and wings.

These sweet little Winged Wonders are from a single digi image found at Scrapbook Stamp Society.

Soooo darling!

Love the Grand Decorative One Labels from Spellbinders. The folded portion is actually the purple area. The Turquoise layer in the back is a single layer.

There are little "wings" attached to the heart. The MS Enchanted Heart Punch was done with white cardstock, Pool Dye ink, Sparkle Embossing Powder, and Tender Leaves die cut in mulberry paper.

The Craft Concepts 5x7 embossing folder (Secret Garden) does not show up very much, but in person, the details are very clear. Princess Rose EP was used on top of the dry embossing to match the other layers and bring a little bling to the layer.

The little fairies are so cute! They are actually fraternal triplets, can you tell? Though they are not identical, they do have the same coloring, same hair shade and same color eyes! They are, after all, sisters!

It's always fun coloring these darling big-eyed darlings!

Products Used:

Stamp Credits:
  Wee Winged Ones Besties Stamp
Craft Concepts: Secret Garden Embossing Folder
Martha Stewart: Enchanted Heart Punch
 Grand Labels Four
 Grand Labels One and Grand Decorative One
 Decorative Labels Eight
 Labels Nineteen
Memory Box:
  Tender Leaves
  Fuchsia Sprig
Ink: Cool Peri Dye, Pink Sherbet Dye, Pool Dye, VersaMarker, VersaMark
Copic Markers
Embossing Powder:
  Sparkle embossing powder (around the edges of the image, on heart)
  Princess Rose embossing powder (on embossed portion of panel)
Cardstock: Neenah White, SU (lavenders, old color aqua), aqua Mulberry paper

This cute little card has been entered in the following wonderful challenges:

  1. Creative Creations - #15 Anything Goes (2W 7-22) 
  2. Challenges 4 Everybody - #25 - Anything Goes (2W 7-22)
  3. A Gem of a Challenge - #89 - Anything but a Square Card (W-Sat)
  4. Colour Me Creative - #73 - Anything Goes Using Copic Markers (fairies colored with Copics) (2W-ends 8-2)
  5. Inspire Me Fridays - Anything Goes #112

thanks for stopping by!



Kat W said...

Oh wow, this is soooo cute! The image is gorgeous and I love how the 3 little fairies all match in colour but have their own personalities!
The die cut shapes look stunning all layered up and I just adore your purple and turquoise colour scheme :-)

Hugs, Kat xx

Sharon said...

This is so gorgeous Donna. The fairies are so adorable and beautifully coloured. Love the colours scheme and dies. Stunning work.
Hugs Sharon. x

Sharon said...

This is so gorgeous Donna. The fairies are so adorable and beautifully coloured. Love the colours scheme and dies. Stunning work.
Hugs Sharon. x

Ab Fab Designs said...

Wow live the fairies eyes you could just fall in them ,love all the detail you put in Donna .
Hope you feeling better now take care my friend
Hugs xxxx

Sue - bearhouse said...

Such a beautiful card Donna. I love the cute image, fabulous soft colouring and wonderful layers with so much attention to detail.
hugs Sue xx

Berni Cuttino said...

This is a wow beauty that is beautifully crafted and colored, so soft and sweet images to work with. simply a gorgeous beauty.

Brenda said...

Jaw dropping gorgeous, as always :)

pam said...

just gorgeous Donna, love that cute image, coloured beautifully, fabulous design

Chris Hanselman said...

Donna, a stunning card. Love the die cuts!!


Dawn Lancaster said...

Donna, this is just gorgeous! I love the colour combo & your colouring is just fantastic!
Dawn xx

NanaConnie said...

Beautiful, Donna! Love the turquoise and purple combo. One of my favorite, obviously. :-D Really love all the die cuts and layers, and that's such a sweet sentiment. Especially like the Fushia Sprig.

Sandy (Cheesy) said...

What a gorgeous card you made, De. Those are my favorite colors and they go together so nicely. You did an outstanding job coloring and shading the fairies. I always love your shaped cards. I almost forgot about that MS heart punch.......it is one of my favs. Lovely design.

Paper Creations by Shirley said...

Hi Donna, gorgeous design with the sweet triplet angels. I love the colour combination and your colouring is beautiful (as always). Awesome details, so feminine! I hope you are doing well, hugs, Shirleyx

Desire Fourie said...

Oh wow Donna, this is another little work of art. The colouring is just stunning and the colour combo too beautiful. Not to speak of the super cute subjects.
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

maria's knutselplezier said...

What a gorgious card again Dinna, beautiful fairy's, love your colours combination and all your beautifull details , Super beautiful!!I love it!!


Barbara GR said...

Gorgeous Donna!!!!Wings are awesome! And colours are just perfect!
Barbara GR

Flutterby Trina said...

so sweet :) Thanks for playing along with us at Creative Creations Challenges with our 'Anything Goes' challenge! Good Luck, remember you can enter upto three times and we have a DT call :) Hope to see you again soon xxx

Anne Temple said...

Adorable card and image. Love the color combo and all the sparkle here and there.

Stampsnob said...

You said it all "so darling".....Lis

April said...

What a sweet image! I love all the beautiful dies and your color combo. Fantastic!

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow stunning card Donna and beautiful dies and colours you have use.

greetings karin

Lourdes Salvador said...

Love it! The images are so cute. Gonna have to get it lol.

Eret said...

Amazing! Another stunning card from you, Donna. Love all the layers and your beautiful coloring. The cute faries are adorable on your sparkly card.

Sue said...

Donna, what a fabulous color combination for these three little cuties. Love the eyes on these fairies, and your color work is so pretty. I love that flower die on the left and those Grand dies are to die for. What a beautiful card!


Jill Norwood said...

Donna I just love this sweet card ! Gorgeous coloring and layers of diecuts! And the color combo is stunning!

Monica said...

Hello dear Donna,
These fraternal twins are simply adorable and coloured to such beautiful levels. The MS heart punch is lovely as is the rose. Very pretty creation yet again.

Judith Culham Elsdon said...

what a stunning card thank you for entering the CC Challenge and good luck xx

cotnob said...

This is beautiful Donna, such a gorgeous image and I love the shape. So many fabulous details and lovely sentiment.
I hope you are well.

Leslie Miller said...

This is utterly gorgeous, Donna! Adorable fairy triplets and beautifully colored. Love the shades of purple and teal. Wonderful layering of the die cuts. I like your idea of putting the single layer under the card fold. Fabulous details wherever my eyes turn!

Anonymous said...

This is totally gorgeous Donna. Love the fairies and your colour choices. Great layout too.

Shea said...

Oh my, this is adorable and dazzling all at the same time! Adorable image, so expertly colored, and dazzling in the luscious color combo. LOVE all the "Donna Details" (wings on the heart, glitter on top of the dry embossed layer, precious little flourish flower hanging over the sentiment panel, you know, Donna Details!) and the diecut layers with the fancy edges give this piece such frilly beauty! Love this piece, sweetie, and thank you so much for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge this week! :)

Avril Ann said...

Donna, how wonderful is this card, I love those colours together, and these cute wee fairies, are stunning, great work, hun xxx

Carol (Gingerbeary8) said...

Oh aren't these girls just absolutely precious. You colored them so beautifully. I was gazing upon this color combination thinking how much I love it and realized this is what I have been working with almost the last month but in a dark tone....lol Love your little sparkles that light up the card. Simply delightful!
Bear Hugs,

Marilyn said...

Thanks for popping by my blog and leaving such a nice comment.
These are such pretty little beauties and you've done a fab job colouring them. I adore that pink hair and sentiment!

Maria Matter said...

gorgeous Donna, such pretty colors too!
Thank you so much for sharing @ Inspire Me Fridays!

Karenladd said...

My goodness this card is so adorable! Those fairy triplets are so sweet and your coloring always amazes me. I finally got some alcohol markers and am going to practice with realistic skin tones. Hoping I come even halfway towards the beautiful effect you get!

Marie Gamber said...

Your card is just beautiful! I love your coloring! I am your newest follower.
Thank you for joining us at CMC for our chalenge!
Marie XX

Mimi said...

Oh WOW Donna, this card is simply gorgeous, just love the colours and all the layers and ooooooo the digi is just to die for :) Hugs always, Mimi xxx

Dawn said...

This is stunning Donna! Beautiful details, super sweet image - I can only imagine how long it took to colour - it looks amazing. I love the colour combination too and all the beautiful die cut layers. Gorgeous!

Hugs, Dawn

downrightcrafty said...

this is beautiful
Hugs Kate xx

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles said...

Wow, these triplets truly are adorable. Along with the diecuts and gorgeous colour combination you have gone with. Beautiful card Donna.


Kim Robertson said...

This is a beauty, love the colouring, thank you for coming to the UK and having a look around my blog and i popped back and did the same and I was very happy to have a look around Donna, it was lovely to read your really nice comments. I appreciate you joining and your Kindness. Hope to see you soon.
Kim x

Reusing with Quilling said...

HI Donna ! Thanks a lot for dropping by my blog,Its such a pleasure to see you following !

Eva Gro said...

Wow they are so adorable!!!
Love those Besties too!!!

Hugs Eva
DT friend

Papercrafting Princess said...

Oh my goodness...Your card is fabulous. Loving all the details and love put in the card!

*Vicki* said...

WOW!! Your creation is absolutely stunning!! Purple is my fave shade! :) The coloring on your image is delightful!! So happy to have you stop by my blog and I'm glad you did!! Hope to see you around again! HUGS

Anonymous said...

These fairies are so cute - they stole my heart on first sight. Stunning with a beautiful color combo.


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