Saturday, 14 May 2011

Loving Wishes And Fairy Kisses......

Good morning everyone..... hope you are enjoying your weekend so far?

I decided to go mini with my image on this card and dug out the sweet little Tinkerbell stamp from Magnolia's Fairytale collection of 2010. When I added in a couple of accessory stamps the scene reminded me of my childhood as I always used to think flowers fairies lived at the bottom of the garden..... I can thank my dear, departed Nan for my vivid imagination, as she always used to encourage me to dream and indulge in make-believe. We even used to save yogurt pots and decorate them, before leaving them under the trees at the bottom of her garden so the fairies didn't get cold or wet at night..... in fact I even remember collecting rose petals to use as blankets for them, lol! Love you Nan, God Bless!

Sorry for getting a bit sentimental there, lol!! Here's a shot I took to show the dimension on the card with all the flowers and leaves. I used Prima flowers and Papirloftet leaves, plus I added in some Creatables die cuts. The papers are from Prima's Botanical collection and I love the soft, subtle designs.

Here's the scene in more detail which I softly coloured with Prisma pencils. The sentiment is part of a Flower Fairies set by Crafter's Companion.

I'm entering the following challenges:

Wee Memories - CRAFTS (Colour, Ribbon, Acrylic, Floral, Twine, Stamps) I used Colour, Floral and Stamps

EAC - Flowers

Cutie Sunday - Butterflies

Stampin' Sisters in Christ - Beautiful (Flowers, Pearls, Bling, Butterflies, Birds, Lace...)

Sentimental Sundays - Anything Goes

Tuesday Throwdown - Die Cuts

Tip Top Tuesday - Flower Frenzy

Dutch Dare - Winged Things

One Stop - Ice Cream (I have chosen Pistachio and Strawberry)

Take care and thanks so much for stopping by...... I hope to have another card very soon but I might be distracted today as my home town Stoke City football club have reached the final of the FA Cup and I shall be glued to the TV...... yes, you read that right, lol! I know I'm a rare breed but I love football!!!!!!!!!!

TTFN and TFL, hugs Tara xxx


Samantha said...

Such a cute card! and god bless your nan! think her and my Nan must be friends! tehhehee wink! maybe now hu!
love the cute idea of the little tinker bell! Thanks for Joining us on the Tip Top Tuesday challenge, hugs Samantha :0)

Miesje said...

This is adorable!!! I love the colors and the whimsy of it. Thanks for joining us at Stampin Sisters in Christ!

Tracey said...

This is absolutely beautiful Tara & I love the soft colours :)

Danielle said...

This is one gorgeous card Tara! That's exactly what I thought when I immediately saw it .... ooo, fairies at the bottom of the garden! So beautifully done ... and here's to keeping the fairy magic alive for generations to come!
Hugs, Danielle

Grace said...

Oh my goodness how sweet! LOVE your soft colors and layout! The flowers are amazing and thanks so much for joining us at SSIC!

Faye said...

Tara, the exquisite flowers add such elegance to this beautifully colored card. I love what you've done for your entry to OSCC.

Fuzzy Slippers said...

Precious memory to go with a precious card! Thanks so much for playing with us this week at Top Tip Tuesday. :)

Giovana said...

Really pretty! Thanks so much for joining us at Wee Memories this week.

Georgia said...

This is such a gorgeous card Mum! I really like the way you've masked the image and this tiny Tilda is sooo cute! The flowers are so pretty and I love the butterfly! :) Love, Georgia xx

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

Beautiful cards...such cute images...thanks for joining us at Cutie Sunday......


Riet said...

So beautiful card Tara,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers and the flowers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Kelly Schelske said...

Awe, she's so sweet Tara! love the gorgeous flowers!

louise said...

So pretty such a lovely scene you have created.
Louise xx

louise said...

So pretty such a lovely scene you have created.
Louise xx

Stella said...

Hi Tara
Lovely card as always and your memories of your Nan seem as precious as my memories of my Nan and Gran are to me.What lovely times we shared.I watched the Stoke game too as you can imagine.Not their best game, we have seen better.There is always next year!They have done so well to get so far.Have a good Sunday
Stella X

Sue said...

Hi ya hun
aww totally gorgeous card, beautiful image & colouring, lovely papers & embelies, sue,x

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Tara, wow, this is absolutely breathtakng!! I love the softness of your card and all of the dimension! Thanks for joining us over at SSIC and sharing this BEAUTY with us!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

Nadine said...


wunderschön, da stimmt einfach

Danke für Deine Teilnahme bei Cutie Sunday.

Lg Nadine

cleo said...

what a sweet card, really adoreable
Thank you for joining us in this weeks EAC

Hugs Sandra EAD-DT

Laura said...

awwwwww nans are the best, my nan is my hero i love her so much and your nan sounded lovely, i love that you made yogurt pot houses for your fairies :) this card is stunning and i love the image and scene you have created hun xxxx

Shelley said...

This is simply stunning, love the style and colour combo looks fab. Thanks for joining in this weeks OSCC. Hugs Shelley xx

ladyjanet_56 said...

This is a beautifully thought out card & you was right to go with your imagination so many people have forgotten what it's for!! always lovely to get sentimenal over our family that have passed over. Janet

Juls said...

WOWZER!!!! this is out of this world just so so beautiful and magical!!! Hugs Juls