Friday, September 8, 2017

You are Magical Card II (LMMS Challenge #171)

Happy Friday! :o)

A new challenge has started at Little Miss Muffet Stamps Challenge Blog. It's #171, Anything Goes Challenge.

For this challenge I made this CAS (clean and simple), You are Magical Card II.

I made this card for my niece Nika who started new Kindergarten year on Monday. 

I used a super cute C.C. Designs 'Butterfly Twila' stamp, available in LMM's shop.

I stamped the image on a watercolor paper. I colored the image in watercolor technique using Distress Inks. Inspired with two cards I created this summer (find them here and here), I went with blue color scheme again. Love it!! :o)

After drying, I fussy cut the image, traced edges with a black fibre-tip pen and worked on the image with stylus ball, which softened the paper and curved the image a bit. This is such an easy technique to add a dimension to your images. :o)

Then I stamped another image on a white top folded card base and a sentiment form Jane's Doodles 'Magical' stamp set. I colored the image with the black fibre-tip pen and glued the colored image over it. I didn't glued down wings, which gave an extra dimension to the image.

As a finishing touch, I drew highlights and dots with a white gel pen and my card was finished. :o)

Card dimensions: 95 mm x 127 mm (3 3/4" x 5")

List of supplies:
  • C.C. Designs 'Butterfly Twila' stamp, available in LMM's shop
  • Jane's Doodles 'Magical' stamp set (sentiment)
  • white cardstock paper (card base)
  • white watercolor paper (image)
  • Ranger Archival Ink (Jet Black)
  • Tim's Holtz Distress Inks:
    • Spun Sugar
    • Tumbled Glass
    • Mermaid Lagoon
    • Tea Dye
  • Stabilo Black fibre-tip pen 68/46
  • Uniball Signo White
  • UHU universal glue
  • acrylic block (102 mm x 102 mm) 
  • Fiskars High Precision Personal Paper Trimmer
  • bone folder
  • Marabu rounded fine paint brush no. #0
  • scissors
  • stylus ball
  • soft working mat
  • water
  • paper towels

I hope you'll like my card for today and get inspired. For more inspiration, stop by the LMMS Challenge Blog. Join us in on Challenge #171. The challenge will last for two weeks. There is also a prize for one lucky winner: $10.00 Gift Voucher to the LMMS shop. We like to select couple other projects to highlight as well. :o)

I'm linking my card to following challenges:
Note: bold text and challengbadge (if any) are direct links to the current challenge and blog badge (if any) is a direct link to blog or challenge home page.

1) bastel-traum, #56 Alles Erlaubt / Anything Goes

2) Happy Little Stampers, Watercolour Challenge, September 2017, Anything Goes
This is my 2nd entry to this challenge.

3) Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog, STAMPtember Stamp It
This is my 2nd entry to this challenge.

4) The Daily Marker, 8th 30 Day Coloring Challenge
This is my 2nd entry to this challenge.
colored: DAY 3

Thank you for visiting and your kind feedback. Enjoy and smile! :o)



  1. How cute and happy little fairy!! Love it!! :) Your CAS is delightful, lovely palette and adorable details added with the white gel pen!!

  2. What a perfect card for your niece, Milka! It really is adorable and all little girls love schparkly!! Hugs, Darnell

  3. And another fun and sweet card. Thanks for playing along again at HLS WC.

  4. super cute card, luv your coloring! I am so glad you played along with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!

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