Monday, 23 January 2012

Casting Down Imagination Fairy Book Style Card

Greeting to everyone this lovely sunny winter afternoon.  Hope the weather is being kind to you.  My card for today features the wonderful Digital Stamp - Casting Down Imagination from Crafts and Me.  Drawn by Sara Burrier this really is a beautiful image.

I would like to enter this card for the following Challenges :o)

The Tutorial for this card can be found here.  I have used the tutorial a couple of times now, it is straightforward and easy to use and makes a lovely size of card - approx 6' x 6'.  I enjoy the folding technique for the 'book' insert.  The papers are all from my stash and the card is mostly in shades of pink and some white.  The lovely image from Crafts and Me has been coloured in using ProMarker and FlexMarker pens and glittered with Stickles.  I have die cut the image and mounted this on a doily and a couple of die cut panels.  The Swirls are Die-namic Die Cuts and the corner flourish is made using a Spellbinder die.  The flowers are Cheery Lynn Designs - mini roses and I love making these at the moment.  The ribbon is from The Ribbon Girl and is vintage Seam binding and the Pins and lovely silver coloured beads are from my stash.  The edging of the card and 'book' are created using a Martha Stewart punch.  The hearts and gems are from my stash, as is the lace.

Image showing the inside of the card.  One side is decorated with a die cut flourish and two die cut panels.  Inside of the panels is a distressed edge label for recording of a greeting, this is decorated with two Marianne Heart Die Cuts coloured using Tim Holtz Distress Ink.  The folding of the 'book'  is shown on this image, this has also been distressed with Tim Holtz Vintage Inks.  A Spellbinder die cut has been used to mount the On you Birthday Stamp which is from Lili of the Valley. 

A closer view of the inside showing details.

Showing the 'book' folding and distressed edge.

Thank you so much for reading this post and I hope you like this card.

Sending warmest wishes to you all.



NanaConnie said...

Lovely card, Laine. Lots of detail stuff going on the card front and in the book fold! Thanks so much for joining in our 'Fancy Folds' challenge at Lexi's Creations this time. Good luck in the draw and we hope to see you again soon.
NanaConnie Lexi's DT

Kim x said...

Thanks for the guide to the tutorial Laine, I will have to give it a try sometime.
Thanks for joining us over at Crafty Cardmakers.
Hugs Kimx

Woo said...

Laine! This is absolutely Stunning! You're such a clever Cutie Pie! Thank you for joining in with us again! Woo x

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Wow! This is really lovely! I love the colors and the different embellishments you chose!

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Jack said...

What a gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers. xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card, I like the image and all the detail, Thanks for joining in with us at Cardmadfairy Digi days.
Kevin xx

Sally said...

A beautiful book card with so much detail. Thanx for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this week.

Glenda Atkins said...

Gorgeous book card, looks so complicated and you seemed to have mastered all it's little techniques. Just a fabulous job! Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations this fortnight and good luck!

brenda said...

The fairy image is just beautiful Lane and a really gorgeous piece of work.

Thanks so much for joining us our Needles and Pins theme at Allsorts this week, good luck and hope to see you again.

B x

Candy C said...

Your book card is beautiful! I love that look and thank your for the tutorial! I'll have to give that a try! Love your colors and all of the delicate die cuts and dimension. Wonderful project! Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

Lisa xx said...

this is gorgeous, thank you for sharing your work with The Cutie Pies! takes me back to seeing Bjork perform at wembley, many years ago xx

lindyloo said...

wow this is a stunning creation thank you for joining us at cutie pie hugs linda x

knitmachinequeen (KMQ) said...

Super cute. Love all the different textures. Thanks for joining us this week at Sentimental Sundays.

Jo Channon said...

What a gorgeous project, the front of the book is fabulous and thank you for the opportunity to have a go too! Thank you also for joining in with the Allsorts Challenge Pins and Needles and hope to see you again soon. Good Luck Jo x

wahixane77 said...

Really gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays, Olivia

Jenn said...

Amazing. Thank you for stopping by and playing with us over at Sentimental Sundays for our die cut challenge.

Aj* said...

Beautiful !

Thanks for joining us over at Crafty Cardmakers !


Debs said...

Stunning card - so many gorgeous details.
Thanks for playing along with us at Allsorts this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

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