Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Fairy Card for Through the Craft Room Door Weekly Challenge

It's time for a new challenge at Through the Craft Room Door! As always the theme is anything goes. Our sponsor this week is Fitztown. The winner of the challenge gets 3 images, the opportunity to be a guest designer and their card/project published in the next issue of TTCRD.

I chose to use Fitztown Fae38. This is such a beautiful image. I printed her using the Print and Cut feature on my Cricut Explore. I wanted to color the fairy before I cut her out with my Cricut. Sometimes it takes me a couple days to finish coloring an image because I do it in between other tasks. As far as I know there is no cut later option.  You are supposed to take your project strait from your printer and put it in your Cricut. I found a way around this! I sided the image in Design Space, saved my project, printed the fairy out and then colored her. When I was ready to have my Cricut cut her out I opened my project in Design Space, took all the paper out of my printer, went back DS and told it to print another copy. It does not realize that my printer has no paper...it thinks it's printing a new cut which allows me to cut out an old project. 




Aren't these red roses beautiful!?! I made them with a file from The Cutting Cafe. These 3D Flowers are my absolute favorite! Regina, the owner, has a video to show you how to put the flowers together. It's super simple. 

Supplies 
Recollections Cardstock
Die-namites "Leafy Flourish" die
Recollections Butterfly
Micheal's Paper Flowers
Darice Self-Sticking Gems
Scotch ATG
Scotch Quick Dry Adhesive 
Tim Holtz Black Soot Distress Ink
Tim Holtz Tumbled Glass Distress Ink
Prima Distressing Tool 
Spectrum Noir Markers 
Skin - FS1, FS3, FS9 and PP3
Lips - DR2, DR 
Eyes - JG2 
Dress - DR2, DR5, DR6 DR7,

25 comments:

  1. Absolutely beautiful....its a wow card.

    Fiona DT
    TTPH

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  2. Wow and wow!!! The rich colour scheme is stunning and the flowers and embellishments are so beautiful... A really gorgeous card.....

    Andrea TTPH

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    1. Thank you. I really enjoyed making this card.

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  3. Absolutely gorgeous - love the colours!

    Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this time.

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  4. STUNNING card-I'm lovin' all the embellies,especially the outstanding greenery. Thanks for playing with us at Through the Purple Haze!
    Carolyn DT
    TTPH

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    1. Thank you Carolyn. That leafy die is my favorite =)

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  5. Amazing card Tina - love the colours you have used on the image and I honestly thought you had bought the rose - must check this out!!! Thank you for entering the TTPH challenge this week, lots of luck to you.

    Hugs Sue Pxxx DT

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    1. Thank you Sue! They are my go to roses. So simple.

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  6. Wow! Absolutely gorgeous card!!

    Thank you for playing along with us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends, hope you join in our new challenge as well:-)

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  7. Way to go to get around the cutting. I have this image and afraid to color it. I love how you colored her and the rich colors. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Fitztown for our ATG/green challenge.

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  8. Fabulous creation with lovely colors and design. Thanks for sharing with us at Creative Moments Challenge. Agnieszka DT

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  9. Lovely and amazingly colored card, perfect for our 'green' challenge at Pile It On. Thank you for joining us and don't forget to check tomorrow, who is the winner and TOP 3.
    Hugs,
    Anna xxx

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  10. Such a stunning card to showcase the gorgeous image. Thanks for joining us for our 'Use Green' challenge #69.
    Alicia (Fitztown Guest DT)
    MaxiBelle Studio

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  11. Very beautiful.
    Thank you for entering our 2015 World Wide Open Design Team Challenge.
    Annette DT Leader

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  12. Amazing card.
    Thank you for entering our 2015 World Wide Open Design Team Challenge. Good Luck!
    Eleonora DT

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  13. Wow gorgeous thank you for entering the 3015 world wide open DT challenge
    Michelle DT

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  14. Lovely card thank you for entering our 2015 world wide opened design team challenge Sue DT xx

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