Saturday, April 24, 2010

Snips & Snails! Fairy Fun Friday Challenge!

Hey y'all! Hope everyone is having a great Saturday! I am back with another Fairy Fun Fridays challenge card to show ya! It is a little late because we have a sick fur baby...he has a badly sprained left elbow. Poor thing! He is laying on the couch by me now as I post...won't leave my side! At least the pain meds the vet gave him seem to be helping. Just praying for a speedy recovery for our sweet Sid!

So, this week the fab Roberta gave us the challenge of distressing on our projects. This has to be one of my favorite techniques and I tend to do it on a lot of my projects! So easy and I always love the effect! This sweet little snail is called Snail's Tale and is from Prairie Fairy Digital Stamps and you can find him right HERE! I have had my eye on this little guy for quite awhile and, since I needed a new baby boy card, this was the perfect image! I colored him using my Prisma pencils and pop dotted him for the 3-D effect. All of the patterned papers are from the Cosmo Cricket Joy Ride collection, and the cardstock is CTMH. I tore the edges of my papers and then used some fun orange Studio G ink to add some extra oomph! The ribbon is by Basic Grey and I printed the sentiment on my computer, but can't remember the name of the font for the life of me! All I do know is that I love this font!

Hop on over to the Fairy Fun Fridays site to check out all the DT inspiration and play along with us...there are always great prizes and GDT's to be won! Also, check out Prairie Fairy Digital Stamps...Roberta just added some new images this week and they are just wonderful! Happy Scrappin'!

I am also entering my card into the following challenges!

Pile It On
- Spring
DCRU - Earth (or nature related element)
Etsy Inspired Challenge - Bee Things (nature inspired snail)
Hand Full of Stamps - Use Up That Stock!
Doodle Palace - Mulitple Challenges (i used numbers)
All Sorts - Photo Inspiration (used the nature theme)
Timbroscrapmani - Distressing


Margreet said...

great card the image!
xxx Margreet

Trish Hughes said...

this is super cute and love the paper!!! thanks so much for playing along in both HFOS and PIO.

Tenia Nelson said...

Very cute!!

margie c said...

What a fun lil boy card! I love these papers and colors! So cute!

I hope your Sid gets better real soon!
hugs, margie

coldwaters2 said...

Beautiful card Crystal what gorgeous colours loving this lots.
Lorraine x

BA said...

hi crystal your card is just so cute!!! thanks so much for joining us at timbroscrapmania
xoxo BA

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Great twist to the inspiration this week love the dp's you have used

Thanks for playing at Allsorts

Emma xxx

Giò said...

Such a lovely card!!!! The warm colors and the image are so cute!!
Thanks for joining us at Timbroscrapmania challenge.


Roberta Laliberte said...

OMG Crystal this is deadly cute!


Cor* said...

So adorable! Great sentiment too! Now why didn't I think of that! Distressing.......LOVE IT!

de said...

Super cute card!

Thanks so much for playing EtsyInspired this week!

~*Joni said...

Hi Crystal! I have a little boy who turns two today, and yes, this image is indeed true! heehee! What a cutie snail, and I love the colors that you've used on this card. What a happy limage and sweet sentiment. Thank you for joining us at DCRU this week!
~*Joni DCRU DT

Annette Bowes said...

Hi Crystal super cute card, great dsp and image, thanks for joining us over at Doodle Palace, take careX:)

Laural-Lee said...

Great dimension and use of papers. So cute.

de said...

Crystal! You won EIC this week! Check out the blog for deets!

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