Friday, 15 April 2016

Spring Garden Geisha

It's the 15th mid month and time for another ABC Challenge. Our Challenge this month is F for Fancy Folds.  We're sponsored by the amazing Aurora Wings.

For my inspiration for you today I've created a easel card using two of Mitzi images Miyabi and Pansy Corner
The images have been coloured using a combination of Copics, ProMarkers and polychromos pencils.  All three images have been fussy cut to mount onto the card.

I've used a similar shape card and cut it down in size by hand before distressing the edges and them using some milled lavender ink for Tim Holtz.  You can see this better below.

Here's a close up of the flower arrangement on the bottom of the easel.  The flower are all from Wild Orchid Crafts. You can also see a close up of the tiny silver dragonfly charms I've used.

You can also see the pale purple gems I've used at various point to embellish.

These are pictures of the full card at a couple of angles so you can see the easel better.

From the final two photos you can see I've cut a rectangle for the bottom section and also distressed it before adding the flower arrangement.

Looking forward to seeing your fancy fold cards
Andrea x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges

The Artistic Stamper - All Things Distress
Crafty Cardmakers - Shaped Card
Butterfly Challenge - Fancy Folds and / or Fuchsia
The Ribbon Girl - April Card Challenge
Polkadoodles - Floral Frenzie
Allsorts - Purple Passion
Classic Design Team - Open Challenge 1
Create and Inspire - Anything Goes
Deep Ocean - Spring is in the Air
Crafting Musketeers - Spring is in the Air


Tracy said...

Thanks for joining Allsorts challenge with this great entry, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

CornishKat said...

This is stunning, and beautifully coloured. Love your flowers and the easel design. Thanks for joining us in the Floral Frenzy challenge at Polkadoodles,
Katrina x

Arlene said...

Amazing card. Beautiful coloring.

Mrs A. said...

This is beautiful. So elegant looking. I love the easel frame shape you have created. The flowers are all gorgeous. Thankyou for fluttering by my challenge. Hugs Mrs A.

aussie aNNie said...

Wonderful creation Andrea and adorable colour combo on this fabulous image. Thanks so much for entering in our current challenge and good luck. Do join us again...
[aNNie DT/Admin for Classic Design Team Challenge]

Angela Radford said...

Beautiful card Andrea, thanks for sharing it with us at Crafty Cardmakers and good luck with the challenge. Angela x DT

samantha wade said...

Such a beautiful card,great fold, thanks for entering the challenge, guest DT .x

J said...

Gorgeous card, beautifully coloured. Thank you for joining in with my challenge at Crafty Cardmakers...


Annette Stapylton said...

Oh my goodness, this is just absolutely stunning.
Great image, and so beautifully coloured. Wonderful design and beautifully illustrated on your blog. A real pleasure to visit.

Thank you for sharing with us over here at Classic Design Team Open Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
[Annette Registered Owner/Admin for Classic Design Team Challenge]

Jackie Maunder said...

Your easel card is very elegant.Thanks for entering the Floral Frenzy challenge this fortnight at Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge and good luck, Jackie DT x

Helen said...

Beautifully coloured, Andrea - such an elegant design.

Thank you for joining our first Classic Design Team Open Challenge.

Helen x

Debs Smith said...

Lovely card thanks for sharing with The Artistic Stamper - Debs DT