Saturday 26 February 2011

Enchanting Fairy & some big news!!

My poor Promarkers have been feeling a little neglected of late, so I thought I get them out for a little play. I found this gorgeous fairy at the craft fair in Manchester from J and C Creations. She's called Capri by the Stamp Barn.

I think this fairy is so elegant. She satisfies my need for cute, but is just a bit more grown up. I made this card for a lady at work who shares the same birthday as me. The fabulous shimmer on her wings was made with Cosmic Shimmer Aurora Sparkle glitter. The sentiment is from LOTV.

I love the cute little bird as well. Birds are a big trend right now, everywhere you go at the moment. Long may it continue, they're just beautiful.

There are several challenges I created this for. The layout is based on the lovely sketch at Sketch & Stash. I've used a new stamp & the papers were also bought at the same time & are by Foundations. I wanted the swirly design to mirror her dress.

The challenge at A Spoonfull of Sugar this week is 'Birthday Wishes'. As made this card for a colleague's birthday, it should fit there.

Finally at Stamp Something, the theme is 'Something with Flowers.

And now on to my big news! I was thrilled & honoured to be asked to join the team at  the Secret Crafters. Naturally, I said yes immediately. So next Saturday will be my first week. I'm looking forward to joining a team of such lovely & talented of ladies :~) Happy Days!!

So that's it for now. I hope everyone is having a great weekend.
Thanks so much for looking!

Big Hugs,
Andie xx


TracieB xx said...

Congrats an welcome to the SCS team. Can't wait to see some more of your beautiful creations.

Huggs, TracieBxx

CraftyC said...

Your card is beautiful Andie, a lovely image and congrats on your news. I used to be on the S/crafter DT, they are lovely girls!

Lizzy said...

Stunning card! luv the image & lush colours

Thanks for joining us at Sketch N Stash ...good luck!

xx Lizzy xx :)

Jane (Carroll's Creations) said...

Such a pretty, girlie card. Just love the sparkle on her wings

Hugs Jane x

PS - So pleased to have you joining our DT on SCSC - excited for next week with the new teamies xxxx

Julie said...

Hi Andie - this is one gorgeous card!! Fab colouring, of course and a beautiful layout and embellies!! Thanks for joining us at Sketch N Stash!! Great news on your new DT post - very well deserved, you'll be a fab addition to their team!! Hope you had a great birthday too, much love, Juliexx

Grenouille Greetings said...

Love your pretty card, Andie. Very soft and pretty and cute too in a sophisticated kindaway. BIG CONGRATS on your DT place! So well deserved! Hugs, Lesley

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