You may have guessed by the title of my blog that it is time to say goodbye to
Crafty Little Fairies. Yes, the very sad news is that our challenge blog is closing
after many happy and successful years. Originally we were Lili's Little Fairies. I
was overjoyed 18 months ago when I was asked to join the super talented,
and lovely friendly fairies on their DT.
For our final challenge our theme is:-
'HOLLY AND/OR IVY'
You can use any image you wish, but please remember that it MUST be a hand
coloured, stamped or digi image, not a pre-coloured topper, or just die-cuts.
We have 4 fabulous sponsors, and they are
My card is for our lovely neighbours who have become dear friends.
(The 'Noel' is not crooked...I mounted it on 3D tape, and that is shadow,
as I photographed the card in early afternoon bright sunlight).
This is the first time I have used this sweet stamp which I bought several
months ago after seeing it on so many blogs.
Inside the card matches the front.
A closer look at the flower and foliage arrangement, in which I have
used both holly and ivy.
Image - Lili Of The Valley Christmas Candle
Colouring - Promarkers
Sentiment - Lili Of The Valley
Paper - First Edition Christmas Village
Dies - Spellbinders Classic and Scalloped Ovals, Decorative Labels Eight, Floral Ovals; Marianne Ivy Corners; Cheery Lynn Holly Strip, Wreath Strip
Punches - Making Memories Corner Rounder, Carl Fern
Sponging - Distress Inks Frayed Burlap, Walnut Stain, Pine Branch
Stickles - Star Dust
Flowers and ribbon from my
A Crafty Mess #2 - 'Anything Goes-Traditional Christmas Colours'
Brown Sugar #123 - 'Winter'
Completely Christmas #41 - 'Add Some Holly'
C.R.A.F.T. #288 - 'Christmas'
Crafting For All Seasons #91 - ''Tis The Season'
Delightful - 'Twinkle, Twinkle (Add Something Sparkly) I hope the glitter on her hat, pom poms and flowers is enough sparkle.
Divas By Design - 'Feeling Festive'
DRS Designs - 'Glitter'
Sentimental Sundays #235 - 'Lots Of Layers'
Through The Purple Haze #70 - 'It's All About Christmas'
For a chance to win one of the lovely prizes, why not visit us at Crafty Little Fairies, get some inspiration from my fellow fairies' gorgeous creations, then enter our 'Holly and/or Ivy' challenge.
Before I close I just want to say how happy and proud I have been whilst on the CLF DT, and also thank the other fairies for their inspiration and support.
Until next time,