Easter Bliss

Monday, 30 April 2012

The Littlest Fairy

This is another card featuring Selina Fenech's artwork. This image is available from her download shop  http://selinafenech.com/products-page/  from the stationery section. This has always been one of my favourite of Selina's beautiful fairies and I thought she would be just perfect to use on a card for a friend who is facing a major struggle in her life just now.

The download is a sheet of writing paper so I first took it into MCS and cropped the fairy. I then digitally cut 4 layers of her to create the decoupage. I horizontally flipped the sheet of stationery and resized it to fit on my card base as the backing. I also cropped a small section to use for the sentiment.
I inked the edges of an 8"x8" blank with Distress Ink Milled Lavender and inked the edges of the writing paper with Dusty Concord. I matted the full image of the fairy on a piece of card inked with Dusty Concord, and did the same with the sentiment piece.

I used Memory Box dies to cut the scroll and two butterflies from gold mirri. I then trimmed one of the butterflies for variety. The flowers were inked and the edge of the lace was coloured with a Promarker before being tied in a bow. Gold letter peel-offs were used to write the sentiment and a dusting of fairy glitter was the finishing touch.
If you look closely you can see the faint image of the fairy in the stationery. The paper is so beautiful on it's own, it's an added bonus that it works well turned into a card.


  1. Another beautiful fairy Andree, loving your card it is beautiful and I am sure your friend will love to receive such a wonderful card.

    Linda xxx

  2. Beautiful card Andree love the image and the butterfly is to die for...well done.

    Thank you for popping over to my blog and leaving me a lovely comment.


    indie:) x

  3. what a great card - love the decoupage and the colours are so well co-ordinated! x

  4. So beautiful, that decoupaged image looks amazing
    Lindsay xx

  5. a simply beutiful card, perfect balance with the butterflys and flowers, love it xx

  6. Gawjus card Sweetie, i'm sure your friend will love it, I hope your friend's struggle ends soon x ((hugs)) to you both x

  7. Beautiful card Andree, I love Selina's artwork x

  8. Beautiful - your friend is going to love this. I too, am a fan of Selena. She does the most amazing fantasy art.

  9. I am so proud to be the precipitant of this sensational and amazing card Andree, and I thank you most sincerely. The more I gaze in wonder at your creation the more techniques I see you have incorporated into the making of it. I keep picking it up and am in ore of it - gee it's far better in real life. I adore the decoupaged fairy, the butterflies, colour, style, well just about everything - what a talented lady you are, and I am sooooo proud to be your friend. The creation is in pride of place on my dining room table for all to see when entering from the hallway. I really do appreciate you helping me though this difficult time I'm going through. Sincere thanks my friend. ((((virtual hugs))))'K' xxxxxXXXXxxxx░░░ ░H░A░P░P░ Y░ ░C░R░A░F░T░I░N░G░ ░░░
    Sprinkling Faerie dust of Love ****❀♡❀ƸӜƷ❀♡❀ **** as I fly Off ❀♡❀ƸӜƷ❀♡❀ (((♥ )))

    1. Thank you so much my little Tinkerbell friend for your beautiful comment. I'm so pleased she arrived safely. I hope you collected all the fairy love and healing wishes she brought with her xxx

  10. such a beutiful card Andree love the image and the butterfly xxxxxxx nettie

  11. A beautiful card, such lovely delicate images and colours. The shadow of the image on the backing paper adds such depth. Vee xx

  12. Such a beautiful card a lovely fairy.
    Wonderful design xxxxx

  13. Stunning work, Andree. I knew our Tinks would adore this. Stunningly crafted in soft, gentle colours. Just wonderful!
    Crafty hugs, Sheenagh x

  14. Hi Andree,
    All you cards are stunning and very simply unique to you. This is why you are winning prizes.I love your blog and I am now following you.
    Pauline x


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