Friday, August 13, 2010

Sweet Motivet Fairy ~ Friday Sketchers Challenge #

Happy Friday! Thank you for stopping by today! I hope your week was a great one and that you will have a fun-filled week-end. The Summer has just flown by and soon all my boys will be heading off to school so we are trying to take advantage of every minute left of summer break. All this to say that I have not been blogging very much at all and have not been commenting either. I hope you understand :)

This week at Friday Sketchers, dear Aud has come up with a wonderful sketch that simply inspired me! I have had this lovely Motivet fairy image for a little while now and it was with great delight that I finally inked her up and colored her! Isn’t she sweet? 

Whiff of Joy 2010 - Page 142

I colored her with copic markers and then added tons of stickles to her wings and those of the butterfly. I created the blue shadow around her with a prismacolor pencil and OMS. I love the way it glows around her. The flower was originally white but I airbrushed it with the same colors as her dress and the flower in her hair so that they would tie in together.

The little corner frames were made with a Cuttlebug die and some glittery paper. The die was part of a set of 4 that I found at Walmart! I added a tiny adhesive gem to each one. It just finishes it off perfectly and I am glad that I thought of doing it. Sometimes I think of things AFTER they are photographed and I am loading them into my post! LOL!

Whiff of Joy 2010 - Page 141

  • Stamps: Motivet Fairy with Butterfly
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
  • Paper: SU! Celery Green, Baja Breeze, Retired SU! DP, Making Memories Flutter DP
  • Coloring: Copic Markers, Stickles
  • Embellies: Adhesive gems from stash, Papertrey Ribbon, Magnolia flower

Be sure to check out all the samples that my fellow DT sisters have created for your inspiration. 

Aud, Bea, Carole, Claudia, Tanja, JacqueJacqueline, Janneke, Inge

We hope  you will be able to play along and post your own creation on the Friday Sketcher blog. Our sponsor this week is:


megastamper said...

oh jeanette, your card is soooo sweet and wonderful, your coloration looks great and the details are delicious.
have a wonderful weekend, my friend.
big hugs, bea

yvon said...

Very beautiful card you made there. I love the image and the paper is wondervul.
Hugs, Yvon

Caroline said...

Stunning card Jeanette!! Love this colour combo.
Caroline x

angeleef said...

This is one pretty girl card! Love all the stickles and the shades and... well, every detail! Good of you to think of the gems, it's a very special finishing touch
Have a nice day!
** Evi **

Crystal said...

This is soooo beautiful Jeanette your coloring and those corners are BEAUTIFUL!!! What a pretty Fairy!!!

Christina C. said...

Jeanette, your card is once again...AMAZING! You dp is perfect with this image and the details are fabulous. A totally stunning creation!

Janie Printz said...

Oh Jeanette, I simply adore this card. Love the soft colors & those gorgeous papers & corner dies. Beautifully colored as always.
Hugs, Janie

Dianne said...

This card is beautiful! I love the sweet image and your coloring brought her to life.


Maria Therese said...

Gorgeous card! I so love this fairy ♥

Riet said...

What a wonderful card Jeanette,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Archies Mum said...

Love your card Jeanette, love the corner die you have used, and those papers are gorgeous. Have a great family filled weekend x

Lacey Stephens said...

Fantastic card! What a sweet image!!

Cammy said...

This is such a gorgeous card -- love the colors and your coloring is just phenomenal on that adorable image.

Aud said...

Oh, wow, your card is so wonderful, just magical! Love how your coloring made this fairy look sooo enchanting and beautiful!♥♥♥

I can relate to what you are saying about capturing the last moments of summer and family activities, before school starts. We have one more week now before "reality" kicks in again! *LOL*

Hope your weekend is fabulous!

Big hugs,

Stampin'Piper said...

Great card my friend, I love the colours! Wonderful girlie card, great work!

Have a great weekend, big Hugs Tanja

Nelleke said...

Love your card Jeanette,it is a very beautiful one.
Hugs Nelleke

Janneke said...

Lovely card Jeanette ;o)
Have a great Sunday



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