I can’t believe I didn’t post this card yet!

This poor card, I stamped and colored the image ages ago, all it really needed was to be adhered to a cardbase but it sat neglected on my shelf for months until, during a cleanup, I tossed it in to my “papercraft UFO (that’s un-finished object by the way)” drawer and I discovered it during the lonely crop last month. I needed a card so I finished it up, it really only needed 5 minutes of work, and the recipient loved it!

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I was thinking about what project to share tonight and it hit me, share the forgotten flower fairy, the image has been waiting on my computer Long enough I think! Here are the details: The stamp was one of the amazing flower fairy sets I got at Custom Crops when they first came out (so glad I did because now they are hard to find) they are manufactured by Crafter’s Companion but they did not have this one anymore on their website either.

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I stamped with waterproof black ink and colored with inktense pencils and a blender pen. I stamped some of the individual flowers from the set, colored and cut them out and adhered them with hot glue for dimension.

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I’m not sure why it took me so long to post this, I think it is like clutter, you see a pile of paper on the coffee table, at first you think, “I need to take care of that” a week later it’s like “I really should deal with those papers” and in a month you’re all “what papers?” because you get so used to seeing something that you don’t notice it. That is my theory, it explains why my coffee table is a cluttered mess too! Thanks for stopping by and til next time happy crafting!

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19 Responses

  1. That card is gorgeous!

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  2. Three “D”ing the flowers and butterflies added so much to this card.
    Very nicely done!

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  3. Wouaw !! It must have taken some time to make it, there are so many raised areas ! Very nice !!!

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  4. Gorgeous card! I may have to get into stamping…someday! 🙂

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  5. just beautiful!!! wish this wasnt done at the ‘lonely crop’ would have loved a tutorial on this one! ❤ it

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  6. I’m sure the recipient loved it this card is beautiful!!!

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  7. I also would love a tutorial using this image, you do beautiful work. What talent thanks for sharing it, I must have watched 100 of your U tube videos, just can’t get my nerve up to try some of the water color ones their my favorite!

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  8. This is such a pretty card Lindsay and beautifully coloured. I have some flower fairy stamps which haven’t seen ink in a long time but you have inspired me to get them out and make some cards. Thanks. BTW, I would like to “LIKE” your posts but every time I try to click like, WordPress wants me to sign up for an account. SO!! I do like all of your posts but can’t “LIKE” them. 🙂

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  9. Love it!

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  10. What a beautiful card! So glad you posted it here. Yes, the piles that we walk around long enough tend to become invisible the longer they exist.

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  11. Beautiful Lindsay!!! I found the same issue as Rob when trying to LIKE ….WordPress wants me to get an account!
    Jan

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  12. II’m glad I bought them when i did, I have them all just need the nudge you just gave to use them. the card is beautiful and reminds me of the trees that are in bloom here.

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  13. Beautiful card, love how you colored it in too! ~Diane

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  14. ‘simply charming’! love it.

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  15. Beautiful card. Love it! My mother used to say “some people never see the trees for the forest” and I didn’t know what she meant until I was older and realized some people don’t take the time to see each individual tree (or what ever they are looking at) but just take a quick glance at everything. I guess that applies to magazines too!!!

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  16. Thank you so much for sharing! What a stunning card! I love the dimension. I was wondering if you could do a video on ATC cards. It would be super cool if we could get some kind of frugal crafter community swap going! Much love!

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  17. Very beautiful. Glad you shared this with us.

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  18. I have a flower fairy stamp but I gave up using it because I could never get the coloring right….now I have a plethora of techniques to choose from! I love the added dimension of the extra cut-out flowers too!

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