Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Emerald Faerie Garden DT Call...


So today is the first day of Spring!! Well...I don't know about anyone else, but it sure doesn't feel like Spring...more like Winter, brrrr...! I'm so ready for blooming flowers, the warmth and dreaming of Summer already...lol! I'm thinking of trying to plant flowers again this year, although they didn't ever take last year. I'm so tempted, but with our Oregon weather...I know better to wait! Plus it's been raining...which is normal for us, but it's also been snowing all over the state and down near the coast where we never get it! But enough of my rambling...Happy..errr...Spring!

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Sooo...I noticed over at Emerald Faerie Garden Challenges they are having a DT call!! While I have never had the pleasure to use their lovely images before now, (they were put on my very LONG wish list of gotta have images...lol) I have participated in their fun challenges several times before and always enjoy seeing the amazing inspiration and talent that the DT comes up with!! So I decided I'm going to try out and purchased my very first image to use for the DT call and I have gotta say that I'm in love!! This little fairy was so much fun to color in!! Plus, I'm always a sucker for fairies!!

Here is my entry...and now keeping my fingers crossed!!
 
 
Not my usual color combo...I've been trying to step outside my creative box and try new color combos instead of my always safe, purples and pinks! I kinda like the way this turned out...although I think I could have done with a little less yellow...lol!


The beautiful little faerie image I used for my card today is called "Isabella" and can be found HERE! I added soft inked clouds to the background, popped her up on top with 3d foam and sparkled her up a bit with Stickles!

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All the flowers, flat back pearls and beautiful crystal stem are from "WOC"! I love the sparkling, whimsical look these crystal stems bring to any project! I got me some new border punches recently and have been having lots of fun playing with them...lol!


The inside...kept it simple on this one...


CARD INGREDIENTS:

SIZE: 6 x 6
LAYOUT: Sketch N Stash -"Sketch #83"
IMAGE and SENTIMENT: Emerald Faerie Garden -"Isabella" Digi Stamp
COLORING MEDIUM and INK: Copic Markers
PAPERS: All cardstock matting is from Recollections and DP from DCWV & Prima
EMBELLISHMENTS: All flowers, crystal stem and adhesive flat back pearls are from "WOC", Mocha satin ribbon, LUSH pearl brad, silver filigree corner, Decorative floral brad from Recollections and burlap from stash
TOOLS: Cuttlebug machine, Spellbinders Ovals and Open Scalloped Ovals Nesties Dies, Recollections Border punch, "Bow Easy" bow maker and sewing machine
OTHER: Stickles glitter glue and 3D dimensional foam

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CARD WILL BE ENTERED INTO THE FOLLOWING CHALLENGES:

Sketch N Stash -"Sketch #83"
House Of Gilli -"Spring"
Make It Monday -"Always Anything Goes"
Love To Create -"Anything Goes"
My Craft Spot -"Spring Scallops"
Paper Creations Ink -"Things With Wings"
Sparkles Forum -"Mother's Day or Spring"
Really Reasonable Ribbon -"Spring w/Ribbon Theme"

Thanks so much for stopping by!! 
Happy Crafting!!
 

36 comments:

  1. Always amazing work! i love your attention to detail & your style is so original! Colors are sooooooooo lush. I too, fell in love with their images almost immediately, but no time to treasure them! You pictures are flipping amazing too! I am drooling! Take Care and good luck (your a shoe in for sure).

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  2. Gorgeous card, love all the different stitching....

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  3. A stunning card Tracey, beautifully coloured and your attention to detail is awesome
    GOOD LUCK
    HUGZ Fleur xXx

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  4. Your card is FABULOUS!! outside and INSIDE!! (that is something I dont usually do.. then I see them and think why? it just finishes it so well! Oh I know.. I am always BEHIND in making mine! LOL!!) FABULOUS card!!
    Saw you over at Make It Monday! Have a GREAT day!!

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  5. Oh wow Tracey I just love this the colours are so fabulous! I am sure you will grab a place on the DT with your totally amazing talent sweetie! Hugs Rebekah xx

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  6. Tracey this is so beautiful! I love all of the details and beautiful embellishments that you used :) Goodluck with your application for the DT!

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  7. Beautiful card Tracey, the yellow is just perfect, gorgeous colouring and details..all the best for the DT call..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  8. and....thanks for sharing with us at Make it Monday..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  9. Gorgeous card! Your coloring is stunning. Good luck with the DT call!

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  10. This card is amazing! You are sure to be chosen for the DT call!

    Celestial Things

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  11. Gorgeous card and soi beautifully embellished

    Thank you for joining us at SnS

    Sue
    xx

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  12. This is so lovely Tracey! They'll be sure to want you on the DT! I love the new colour combo and as always your colouring and embellishments are amazing!

    Arabella

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  13. A lovely card, sweet image and I really like the colour combo (even with the yellow ha ha!)
    Thanks for joining in with Sketch N Stash.
    Chrissie xx

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  14. A fabulous card! Love the colours you have used and your card looks great inside too!

    Thanks for joining us at the Pretty Little Ribbon Shop challenge.

    Sarah x

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  15. oooooo wow this is fantastic tracey.i love your rich bold colours and stunning image and design :D


    xx coops xx

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  16. Stunning card Tracey. I love the colours, image..in fact I love everything about it! Good luck with the DT call.
    Sarah-Jane xx

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  17. Wow, what a gorgeous card! Love it! Your colouring is fantastic!!
    Thanks for playing with us at creative stampfriends!

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  18. WOW WOW WOW!!!! Absolutely amazing...just GORGEOUS! Thank you so much for joining us at Make it Monday this week!
    Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning! Good luck,
    Rene :D

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  19. This is absolutely gorgeous!! Beautiful coloring and the design is fantastic.. love it!! Hugs, Linda

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  20. Stunningly Gorgeous! I love the Colors!! This is fantastic!! Great Image!! Thank you for playing with us this week at Love to Create Challenge & For sharing your talents with us!! Come back and join us again soon!!

    Many Blessings,
    Tina

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  21. Fabulously coloured and beautifully embellished hugs Karen

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  22. Absolutely gorgeous!! Beautifully colored and designed with your embellishments. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Love to Create Challenge.

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  23. Just beautiful and the image has been coloured so creatively. Saw it on MIM and just had to pop over to have a closer look.
    Hugs
    Desire

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  24. Wonderfully vibrant colouring on this fabulously designed card, Tracey. Hugs, Lesley

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  25. A beautiful card

    Thankyou for joining us at SMC - hope to see you again soon

    Good luck in the draw

    Ang

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  26. OMG OMG OMG this is amazing Trace!!!! YOU ARE AWESOME!!! lol
    Hugs
    Tracey
    Emerald Faerie Garden
    xxx

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  27. Wow, this card is really amazing! So wonderful bright colors and excellent coloration!
    Thanks so much for joining us at Creative stamp Friends!
    Mich

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  28. Gorgeous card!

    thank you for joining in the fun with us at SMC for our " Mothers day/Spring " challenge

    Hope you will join us again soon
    Good luck in the draw

    Hugs Shaz x

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  29. Gorgeous card, I love the colours,

    Thank you for playing along with my sketch for Sketch N Stash this fortnight

    Michelle x

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  30. Wow, absolutely stunning!!

    Hugs
    Paola

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  31. What a beautiful card for our Things with Wings challenge! Thanks for sharing it with us at Paper Creations Ink. Hope to see you back again soon.

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  32. Wow, stunning card. Good luck with the DT call x

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  33. Beautiful colors and details! Love the inside too~! Thanks for joining us at RRR for the Spring with Ribbon challenge! Good luck with the DT call~!

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  34. Congratulations! I knew you were sure to be chosen! Can't wait to see what you design for them!

    Celestial Things

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  35. Wunder,wunderschön, gefällt mir sehr gut, ein ganz tolle Gestaltung!

    Danke für deine Teilnahme bei Kreative Stempelfreunde

    Einen ganz lieben Gruß von Andrea

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  36. Thank You For Joining Paper Creations Ink; We Always Enjoy Seeing Your Creative Talents! We hope that you have a wonderful week!

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Thanks so much for taking the time to leave me a comment! I truly enjoy everyone's lovely comments and am very grateful!
Big, big hugs! Tracey :D