Friday, December 24, 2010

A Krafty Christmas Fairy




Oh my goodness, tomorrow is Christmas!!!  In the back of my  mind, I knew it was coming, but oh, my goodness, it will be here and gone before I know it!  Twice this week I tried to go to the supermarket in the middle of the afternoon, only to give up after cruising the parking lot a few times trying to find parking.  So I got up at 7:00 this morning to hit the supermarket - and it was already packed.  I already know of one thing I forgot - but I don't think I'm going back!  We'll have to do without.  And I remembered that I haven't made any holiday food and since I promised to go shopping with my daughter today, I guess that will have to wait until late this afternoon.  Whew, it's a good thing that I gave priority to making a couple of cards, right?

Since I missed the Fairy Fun Friday post last week, I squeezed in a mid-week card for the "Use Kraft" challenge.  And I'm so glad I did.  It felt great to mess around at my craft table again and I remembered how much I love using kraft CS.  Here I used The Prairie Fairy's Tree Fairy for this, plus the sentiment from her Holly Fairy set.  I really love this vintage holiday fairy set that Roberta came out with this season and have so enjoyed working with these digital images.  I also used Grunge Flourish Hearts from Stempelglede with lots of Vintage Photo distress ink.  And I used a technique that Tim Holtz used on one of his Christmas tags by dabbing one of the white acrylic Paint Dabbers onto the edges of the tag to look like snow.  The snowflakes are from SU's Winter Post set.  I embossed a piece of K&Co. chipboard and then painted over it with the white paint dabber.  When dry, I sanded the high points and used some VP DI on it.  

I think that's about it for the dets on this card.  There's still another week to play in the Kraft challenge at Fairy Fun Friday.  I hope you have a wonderful Christmas Eve.  Keep calm, don't stress - that's my mantra for today.  I'll be back tomorrow with my card for Our Creative Corner.

Blessings & hugs,
Challenges Entered:
If the Shoe Fits - Get Crafty
Stamp Something - Something with a tag or a pocket
City Crafter Challenge Blog - Vintage Christmas

12 comments:

Juls said...

such a beautiful vintage feel, love your mix of textures! Hugs Juls

Sian said...

Beautiful card.
Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a very healthy happy new year.
hugs

Bettina said...

beautiful vintage. thanks for joining us at southern girls. hugs

Ros said...

Another stunning card ... so very pretty ... thank you again for playing along at CCCB

sue said...

Such a beautiful, vintage card! Love all the layers! Thanks for joining in the SGC :)

Viv said...

Hi Linda! Love this card, you've really got the vintage look ! The layers are gorgeous, and the lace on your tag is perfect!
Thanks for playing at Southern Girls.
Viv xx

Marjo said...

Hi Linda,

Gorgeous card! Love all the details and design.

Hugs Marjo

Alicia said...

This is soooo pretty! Thanks for joining in our Vintage challenge at Southern Girls and good luck!
Alicia xx

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Oh wow, another stunning project, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

Julie said...

This is a perfect card for the challenge at Southern Girls Linda,thankyou for sharing it with us,Julie x

Autumn said...

Beautiful!! A great vintage creation! Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls!
xxAutumn

lesleyworth said...

absolutely stunning! so beautiful and elegant! thanks for sharing your Kraft-iness with us at the Shoe!

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