Thursday 20 November 2014

Wish Upon a Star...

Hi Lovely Blogging Friends...

I'm playing amongst the fairies again today (OK no funny comments please!) - and am here to share with you my DT card for Sugar Nellie.  I'm sure you've met this little fairy before (as I've used her quite often)..  but just in case.... meet 'Wish Upon A Star'.  Isn't she just gorgeous???  She available in digi form from Funky Kits HERE.

I tried to keep her a very delicate shade of pink... and to achieve this, I actually coloured/shaded more around the image with cool grays than coloured the image, to make the very pale pink show clearly.  I think it worked as I'm happy with the result...  I'm really enjoying experimenting with shading around the image at the moment.... it can make such a difference.

Card Recipe:
Image: Sugar Nellie Wish Upon A Star
Paper: from stash - no name on it, sorry!
Colouring: Copics - Pink RV00, RV52,  Shading - C0, C`, C2, Blender
Dies: Marianne Craftables CR1248, , Noor Design Winter Wishes
Sentiment: LOTV
Pearl Trimming and Glitter from Stash

Hope you're all keeping up with the Christmas planning.... it seems to be creeping up so quickly...  

Big hugs


  1. Sitting here gob agape and totally in love with this VERY pretty card.
    Your shading did it's job a treat and it's FABULOUS! xxx

  2. Beautiful! The image is utterly gorgeous, and I love the snowflakes and pearls! So very pretty.
    And you're right about the shading... It really can make a huge difference. x

  3. Oh this is absolutely gorgeous.

  4. Had to come over for a closer look and it's even more stunning here, Christine!

  5. Amazing Christine. I try hard to get soft colours but never achieve it!! This image is one of my favs! P x

  6. She is gorgeous Christine and I love the delicate shading of the pink A fabulous snowflake die and it looks beautiful against the pearl border.
    Enjoy the rest of your week.
    Hugs Sharon. x

  7. Hi Christine this is so pretty and I love the embellishments! A very gorgeous card :)
    Vic x

  8. Pure sweetness Christine! I love the sweet image! All the shimmery detail really adds character! The picot circle and snowflake border add a touch of elegance!

  9. What a beautiful card. Your coloring is just outstanding. Hugs, joann

  10. She is a sweet little fairy Christine, gorgeous creation!
    hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

  11. Perfectly pink :-) ..... Love the delicate shading and the pink & white combo is just gorgeous :-) xx

  12. Absolutely gorgeous, so girly and it! Hope you get to watch Frozen, it's brilliant.
    Lorraine x

  13. I've just seen this on the SN blog. It's gorgeous. Love it.

  14. Stunning card Christime, love it all.

    Kath x

  15. Absolutely gorgeous Christine, she's adorable... Love it!
    Wendy xx

  16. Oh what a fAB-U-lous card Christine. Your colouring is outstanding - second to none. I love that the sentiment is on a plain layered mat so as not to detracting from your fab image and die cut.
    Beautiful work as always.

    Mary Mac x

  17. Hi Christine, beautiful card. Love the subtle pink tones.
    You've linked to the Noor!DesignUK DT call but haven't mentioned the DT in your post or answered any of the questions asked to be mentioned in the post, so just wanted to check if you meant to enter or not.
    Many thanks,
    Tracy x

  18. Perfect shading Christine, and wonderful colouring. An absolutely gorgeous card :o)
    Jackie xx

  19. This is gorgeous Christine and I love the soft, delicate way you've coloured it.

  20. Such a beautiful card, your delicate colouring of this adorable image is beautiful - she looks so pretty in pink!

  21. Beautiful card Christine! such a pretty image, coloured beautifully and I love the pearls, hugs, Colette xx

  22. Wow this is just soooooo fabulous Christine. All the pink and sparkliness and that cute fairy too. Darn I think I will just have to go and get her now lol. You cost me sooo much money lol !!!great colouring as ever too ....(sighs)...hugs ;) Viv xx

  23. Just had a quick scroll down to see what you've been creating.
    This is so gorgeous, beautiful image and embellishments.
    Hugs, Avril xx


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