Friday, August 16, 2013

Fairy Sweet

For this week's Challenge at Card Crafter's Circle our theme is:

Winged Things us your creations with wings...

We are so happy to have Milk Coffee Stamps joining us again with their sponsorship for you! Our random prize winner will receive their choice of FIVE  Milk Coffee images!  I know that will be a fun prize to choose!

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I have a problem with YouTube videos.  I get caught up watching them for hours on end.  I don't have a TV in my craft room, so I tend to start my playlist and listen to/watch videos while crafting.  My latest "kick" is watching Kristina Werner's videos.  She has this great simple style, and her videos are fun and informative to watch.  So, as you see with today's card, I've been "influenced" a bit by her style!

I've been experimenting with the no-lines technique with some digis (I alter the border color in PSE).  I found that, while I like the effect with certain digis, it doesn't work with all of them.  So, I thought I'd try a digi with a brown outline - still a visible outline, but with a "softer" feel to it.  And I kind of like the effect!  Also, I did paper piece the cupcake wrapper.

I recently puchased the We R Memory Keepers Envelope Punch board.  I wasn't sure if I was really going to like it, but I got it with a discount, so I thought I'd try it.  It turns out that I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE it!  It's fun to use my old sheets of 12x12 paper to make envelopes for existing cards, but I am loving being able to create an envelope that totally coordinates with the card.   Tip for mailing though - make sure all pieces are glued down WELL -  no lifting of the edges!  Also, the address should be easy to find/read.

Be sure to go over to Card Crafter's Circle and check out my teamies winged creations!

Materials Used:
  • Kraft, white, Card stock
  • "Hootenanny" paper pack from MME
  • "Fiona the Fairy and her Cupcake" from MilkCoffee
  • Studio G glitter glues
  • white gel pen
  • Random Adhesives


  1. Lovely card, fabulous coloring. Thanks for joining at CCCC: Sweet Treats

  2. This is so,so adorable! Your coloring is beautiful and I love your images, very nice! It's perfect for our Sweet Treats challenge at CC&CC. So glad that you joined us! Joanne

  3. That is really awesome. And love that you can make your own envelopes!!!

    Thanks for joining us at 613 Avenue Create this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

  4. This is just so cute - I must try it myself these days - kraft card and colorful image - perfect combo! :)
    Have a nice day, Sara!

  5. Gorgeous card! And I adore the co-coordinating envelopes!


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