Thursday 26 November 2015

My Favourite Stamp/Image!


Hi Lovely Blogging Friends...

Time for another In The Pink challenge.... and this one was a little bit difficult to THINK about - but not to do - thank goodness!

Our theme is 


Hmmmm.... now...  there's the difficult bit!  My favourite image will depend on what I'm colouring at the time - sooo I had to do some thinking - and some looking back on my older cards.... and these little Sugar Nellie Fairies come up over and over.....  SOOOOOOO the decision was made!

I think I coloured this little fairy in blues last year - but I do think she suits her pink too!  and she did need lots of glitter - no self respecting fairy is seen without her sparkle!

I decided once again to make her wings and star 3D - the only problem being that another image has to be printed out and then the wings have to be cut off - to use on the first.  I get tears in my eyes each time I cut wings from a fairy (even if it's to use on another)......  especially if the rest of her sits in my waste bin for too long staring up at me so sadly...  sniff........

Sugar Nellie Elf Made Magic Digi Image
Paper - No name sorry - been in my stash for years - bought in the US.
Sentiment - Purple Onion
Die - Dienamics Pierced Circle Stax, Lil' Inkers Stitched Tag
Colouring - Copics
Skins: E000/00/21/11, R20
Hair - E23
Pinks - RV00/52/63/55, R89
Greens - YG63, G94/99
Shading C0/1/2/3
Sharpies Poster Paint Pen for White Dots
Stickles, Glitter, Seam Binding and Gem from Stash

Just to show the difference, here's how I coloured her last year...

 Hope you'll join in the fun at In The Pink - there's a fab Bunny Zoe's £10 Voucher to be won!

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Big hugs and Happy Crafting...


  1. What a difference colour makes! Just gorgeous both times around Christine :o)
    Jackie xx
    P.S. Yes we DO miss PM shops!

  2. Oh my, she is just as beautiful in pink as she was in blue hun, I can see why she is a favourite. Gorgeous colourwork, her skirt is so delicate and almost transparent with that subtle hint of pink. I absolutely love it. Hugs xx

  3. Beautiful card Christine - I love your clean layout and sweet image - Michelle x

  4. She really does suit Pink Christine. Love the card, and such a sweet image.
    Avril xx

  5. Gorgeous in pink! I always loved the blue but the pink is jaw dropping pretty. Love all the glitter and sparkle too.

  6. j'adorais déjà la première mais en rose elle est craquante!

  7. Not surprised it's your fave stamp Christine, it's so lovely and great colouring as usual, fabulous work!
    Hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

  8. Oh my Christine! I just love this amazing card and all the pink and that beautiful fairy and your amazing colouring yet again grrr....I could go and on!!! now I want that digi of clourse...but I keep buying them and not colouring them to look at this one now as it's sooo pretty!! ;) hugs Viv xx

  9. Oops mean't to add...the blue version looks just as gorgeous too ;) Viv xx

  10. I think this is my favourite card of yours (so far) this year. She's gorgeous Christine, absolutely gorgeous.

  11. I recognise those papers too Christine and I have racked my brain to try and remember who they were by but to no avail. One superb image and you have really done her proud, brilliant card.

    Kath x

  12. Christine, I think you already know how much I adore this card! Everything about it is absolutely exquisite. This is one of my favourite SN fairies and you have coloured her beautifully. I am very smitten though by her gorgeous 3D wings. I love the way you have shaded around the image with the stronger colour under those scrummy wings. This is a truly wonderful card Christine, you are soooooo clever.

  13. I think EVERY image is my fave when done in pink! Ok, this image is sooooo gorgeous she can rock any colour but oh, I do like this pink version with the gorgeous sparkliness too :-)
    The 3D elements are lovely...just don't get me started thinking about the poor wingless fairy in the bin..sob sob :-(
    Big hugs, Kat xx

  14. A beautiful pink card and I love that little fairy. Fab colouring! Marlies


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