Wednesday, 17 August 2011

The Emerald Fairies meets Copic Airbrushing.......................................

Good afternoon to you all in the land of blog
The parcel van this morning delivered a fabulous package to me from Stamps and Memories, thank you so much Wendy such fast delivery, have been playing all day.......................and if I did not have to cook tea I would still be playing and more than likely will be playing after tea too :) and for the record my fingers nails have been air brushed in BG05 a very fetching colour but Matt says I need some latex gloves, I think I will have to agree with him. Matt has treated me to the system for my birthday and Christmas but is letting me play now :)

Whilst my sister was with us, she visited lots of friends in the area, whilst she was not with us I got time to do some colouring, although remind me next time to stick to my norm.... you see I normally create the card first then colour to co ordinate, on this occasion it was the other way around.  Although that did not seem to matter as anything that really did not fit my colour scheme of the image was rapidly air brushed to match, awesome!!!!!!

oh sorry I am rattling on when you probably just want to see what the air brush did, well here you go
This is a 12 x 8.5 card Birthday Card, the inner sentiment contains the birthday wishes and it has been punched around the page with the MS daisy punch.
The original white card has been airbrushed with the BG05, and then little pearls from the Hobby House added to the centre of each daisy.  

By the way did I say I went to Tilly's and the Hobby House yesterday craft shopping too, well a girl has got to do what a girl has to do.......................

The papers are from the aqua Papermania Capsule Collection, the oval die and oval scallop die are the smaller of the grand nesties and the shaped die is a Go Kreate.  I have added cheesecloth under the scallop oval and slipped in the Emerald Fairy Sentiment which has been airbrushed.  Marianne die scrolls have been added(with a light air brush) and a spray of flowers/feathers.  The little toadstool I could not resist, it matched the image :)   I have added more Hobby House pearls around the image frame, the image plate has been coloured with the airbrush as has the little bow. The little gold butterfly charm has been airbrushed

Do you think I went over board on the airbrushing, or would you have done the same.

Here is a close up of the little toadstool and the butterfly with the fine wafting of blue across the Marianne dies.
  
and the all important copic coloured image of Kayla & Twinkie, images from the Emerald Faerie Garden.


Now I would also like to apologise for my lack of blogging / commenting, as it is my week off, there are lots of jobs that required doing................have completed 2 years of P87 today and with Matt's assistance, weeded the raised bed.  You know those weeds really think they own the place.

I would like to welcome all my new followers and wish you all well in the 300 follower candy.   For those of you that have not yet entered the 300 follower candy you can do so here, thank you to Feline for now advertising my candy too. 

OMG!!!! totally stunned at 424 followers, but only 154 entrants in the candy this time around, so if you have not already please do.

As always and very importantly I would like to say thank you to all my wonderful visitors who take the time to leave such inspirational comments on my blog, allowing me to hop back over to see your own beautiful work. THANK YOU!!

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges

The Emerald Fairies - Birthdays (oh and if you are interested Deb's has a DT call on)
Papertake Weekly - Blooms/Pearls/Free
Try it on Tuesday - Anything Goes
Copic Creations - Blue Green BG copics
Marianne's Design Divas - Anything Goes
iCopic Lover - Blue and Orange

right I am off to make tea, so I can go play some more, hope you are all having as much fun as me

Hugs
Kate
xxx


29 comments:

misteejay said...

I really love this card (not surprising when you've used some of my favourite colours).

I think that image is so cute.

Toni xx

Larisa said...

It is cute so much!! Very good job!

AJECreativity said...

Looks fantastic Kate.....thats a great image and coloured sooooo beautifully xxxxx Amanda

Frea said...

Hi Kate, wow hun that just looks awesome! You know what they say about boys and their toys, I suppose we're just the same!! Hugs, Frea

crafty amy said...

This is super cute :D I love all the embellies and your colouring is amazing with your new toy.
Thank you for joining us at Marianne's Design Divas first challenge and good luck.

Hugs

Amy xx

Sandra said...

This is gorgeous l haven't done airbrushing so l wouldn't know if you had over done it but it looks perfect to me, love it all:) Sandra H

Sue said...

Hi ya hun
glad you have had a lovely time playing, gorgeous card, awesome colouring as always, beautiful embelies, luv the punched edge, i get do my punch around! lol, sue,x

KarinsArtScrap said...

this is very sweet your card is very beautiful kate.

greetings karin

McCrafty's Cards said...

It looks fabulous Kate, Beautiful card, beautiful papers and embellishments too.
Kevin xx

Curlybear said...

This is gorgeous I love the card border its stunning and I always love the embellishments you use, all of the veryu pretty punches it really gives your card an amazing finish.

WOW wow wow I love how you coloured Emerald Faerie image fabulous colour combo, I love it,

have a lovely evening,
Hugs Bridget :0) x

Love crafts forever said...

OMGoodness Kate!!!!!!!!! This is soooo pretty. I like that swirls and flowers, and i love the shape of your card.
Hugs Nat

Suzi said...

Oh my goodness Kate, how gorgeous is this creation, Love all the elements you've used, the design and colouring are amazing. Thank you for joining in with our Birthday challenge over at Emerald Faerie Garden. Good luck in the draw.
Hugs
Suzi x

Arline said...

Tis fab...loving the airbrushing! Fab colours and great layout!x

Debgem said...

This looks amazing - the airbrushing gives such a soft, light colour to the card. And I adore the image! So sweet!

Wendy said...

Fantastic card Kate,gorgeous image and colours,fab airbrushing.
Wendy xx

Laurie said...

This is absolutely beautiful!!! Thanks for playing with us at CTO!
Laurie
scrapsbysissy.blogspot.com

Esther said...

Pretty car, lots of wonderful details!
Thanks for playing with us at CTO!

Dilsaver Designs said...

Beautiful coloring! Thanks for joining us this week @ CTO :)

coops said...

fantastic card kate.the airbrushing looks fab and i love the stunning image and your gorgeous details :D

xx coops xx

debby4000 said...

Wonderful card, sweet image and colours.
luv
Debby

Angie said...

Fantastic card love the image and the colours. Thanks for joining us at papertake weekly
Angie x

Natali said...

WoW!!!! This card like miraculous fairy tale!!! Love it a lot!!!
Hugs, Natali.

sam21ski said...

Ahhhhh - so you finally got one then, enjoy xxxxx

Crafteezee said...

Beautiful, love the colours and the embellishments compliment it beautifully.
Thanks for joining us at Mariannes Diva's first challenge.
Hugs Tracy x

Deb Mitchell said...

ONG Kate!!!!! Ohhhhhhh I could just stare at your card forever! So, so beautiful & so so much detail- a real beautiful card Hun! Just love the colours & your colouring is outstanding! Thank you for entering the DT Call for the Emerald Faeries Garden Hun xox

Hugz, Deb

Viv said...

This is adorable! Love all your embellies, that toadstool is so cute! I just bought an airbrush system but haven't tried it yet....looks like it will be fun, and I have gloves! LOL!
Thanks for playing at Emerald Faerie Garden. Viv x

Angela Weimer said...

Such a beautiful card with so many lovely little details to look at. Great job with the airbrushing and colouring too. Thanks for joining us at Try it on Tuesday and have a great day. Angela

Dragonlady said...

Wow Kate such fantastic colouring. Love the layout of the card and your colour combo too.

Hugs Ali x

Mona E said...

Holy smokes!!! This is soooo gorgeous! Totally love all the fabulous details. Thanks for sharing with us at both Marianne`s Design Divas and The Emerald Faerie Garden. So nice to have you with us and good luck. Hugs...Mona

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