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Monday, 2 April 2012

ABC Challenge M for Magical

Over at ABC this time we want to see your Magical creations – Wizards, Witches, Faeries, Mythical Creatures ….

We are sponsored by Stamp and Create with a fabulous $25 gift certificate for their store.

M Main No WM

I have used Boo and Snookie from Emerald Faeries and coloured them with promarkers. The background papers are from Bearly Mine and the flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts.

Below are two different versions of the image in close up, the second being alrtificially lit so you can see the glitter on the wings and and on the snail’s shell because the light was wrong to capture them in the main image shot.

M Image

M Image Lighter

The colour is definitely more the first image, but that didn’t show the sparkly bits.

I made the swirl from a DooHickey die, having first laid down some double sided self adhesive film over the blue paper before I cut it out. I then added those tiny micro beads to the shape afterwards. They are little monsters. I put my image down and it started moving across the desk all on it’s own. Eerie, lol, until I realised that I had spilled just a few of those micro beads and the image was slithering across the top of them, much like the snail might have if he was real!

I am entering this into the following:-

A Gem of a Challenge – #43 Aquamarine

Allsorts Challenge Blog – 148 Photo Inspiration (I chose flowers as my inspiration both in my floral embellishments and in my paper)

ATCs and Cards with Attitude – #10 Anything Goes

Cardmadfairy’s Digi Days – #30 Diecuts/Punches

Crafts 4 Eternity – #65 Three of a Kind (Three patt papers)

Crafts and Me – #77 Elegant Fairies

Crafty Catz Weekly Challenge – #126 Use A Digi image

Fairytale Challenge Blog – #38 Everything Goes

Speedy The Fox and Friends – 101 Make a Square Card

Wags N Whiskers – #76 Say It With FlowersButterfly 2 Signature Lin


  1. Oh wow Lin. Such a fantastic creation. Gorgeous image and I just love the beautiful tones of colour. Fabulous.
    Love Sandra xx

  2. Stunning card and gorgeous colours.Thanks for joining us at Crafts4Eternity this week.

  3. Just gorgeous!Fab image and colouring and love your colour combo.
    Hugs Jo x

  4. Stunning colouring - gorgeous image.
    Thanks for playing along with us at Allsorts this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

  5. Goodness, I had some troubles with the internet connection
    so its only taken me about 3 times to attempt this comment! LOL!
    But I hope this works this time...
    You've posted SO many wonderful creations lately and adore as
    always your image choices and details!
    Hope you have a great week Lin!


  6. Beautiful card Lin, I like the sweet image and the colours, Thanks for joining in with us at Cardmadfairy Digi days.
    Kevin xx

  7. Colored so well and exceptional shading. Love those colors together. Thanks for joining Speedy Fox and Friends.

  8. Your card is so pretty Lin and perfect for our theme.

    Thanks so much for joining us at Allsorts this week and good luck.

    B x

  9. Hi Lin, This is gorgeous, such a fab image and I just love the colours, thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

  10. The colors of your card match your blog,love all the details, very pretty. Thanks for entering at ATCs & Cards With Attitude.

  11. Wow what a gorgeous card i love the image and the colours are beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Crafts and Me this week. luv gina xx

  12. What a fabulous card! Great coloring, layout and embellishments! I love it!

    I would like to invite you to enter your card in the new challenge at Great Impressions. The theme for April is Lots of Flowers.

    Here's the link if you would like to check it out:

  13. Beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

  14. Wonderful card, love the image, thanks for joining us at ATCs and cards with attitude this week

  15. It's beautiful.I love the image and the colours you've used.Thanks for sharing it with us at ATCs and Cards with Attitude.

  16. A gorgeous card, such a sweet pretty image,
    Thank you so much for entering our challenge at ALLSORTS this week, good luck & hope you’ll join us again!

    Hugz Fleur xXx

  17. Awesome. I love your beautiful card.
    Thanks for joining us at the Fairy Tale Challenge.
    xx Sandra


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