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Thursday, 10 May 2012

Lili's Little Fairies (GDT4) Favourite Craft Tool

Well, it is week four of my GDT slot with LILI'S LITTLE FAIRIES and my final outing as an Extra Fairy.  Sob.

This week's challenge is "Favourite Craft Tool" - blimey, a toughie - what do I use the most? My guillotine?  My Bug? Oh yes, all of those, but my current Favourite Craft Tool is my Ranger Inkssentials Blending Tool (as you may have noticed recently).  I am inking everything in sight, and for this GDT card, there is no change to that!

I would like to take this chance to say a big thank you to Jacqui and the Fairies for having me on board for the past four weeks. I have had a blast, and it has been such a privilege and, in all probability, a once in a lifetime opportunity.

I would also like to say a very special thank you to Fairy Jayne for taking me under her wing and sprinkling me with fairy dust, and to say thank you to her for her tireless support and kindness.  Jayne, you are a poppet and one heck of a clever crafter!

Here is my card:

Medium  Distress Inks (ReInkers)
Papers  Melissa Frances Attic Treasures
Sentiment  Lili Of The Valley (came with stamp)
Extras  Three gallons of Distress Ink around the edges, plus Craftwork Cards Card Candi

So, that's me signing off, a Fairy no longer


Moni said...

Gorgeous card, cute image and great papers. hugs,moni

Jackie said...

Gorgeous card, sweet image. You've had a lovely run of cards for your GDT month :o)
Jackie xx

thecraftycavalier said...

This is such a fabulous card Squirrel. I love this image and the papers are stunning. All round fabulous! Let me tell ya, my daily visit to your blog sets me up for the day! I have never laughed as much in my life. I have learned much about colouring with distress inks and even more about the (slightly disturbed) life lessons of the Squirrel. Your e-mails kill me too. It's been a blast - perhaps Mummy Fairy will let us do it all again sometime! Be good Mavis, hugs Jayne xx

Janice said...

What a sweet image & a delightful card - love it Squiz, Jx

tilly said...

A super card to sign off with, maybe one day you will be a fairy again!

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,love the image and fabulous papers.xxx

debby4000 said...

Love your adorable card.

Jane said...

Morning Squirrel, twins are twice as nice but also double the trouble!!!
Cute cards

Chrissy said...

Beautiful card Squirrel, adorable image and colouring..love the little brads.


Becky said...

Gorgeous card hun.
I've enjoyed being a temporary fairy with you too, who knows though-one day.......
Bex x

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is adorable Squirrel, the image made me smile, I like the papers too.
Kevin xx

amanda stokes said...

Gorgeous card,adoreable and love all your distressing :) x

coops said...

so stunning hun.just love the adorable sweet image and your inked edges and papers are gorgeous :D

xx coops xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Sorry yiu are hanging up your wings but what a beauty to finish with. Such a cute image nd love the vintage look.

Unknown said...

Squirrel what a stunning design and colour and what a fantastic card , fabulous details and image I love this .
Well done Hugs Elaine

Claire said...

Adorable card hun. Love the image and gorgeous colours. Hugs, Claire x

Lisa Jane said...

oh that image is adorable and i love your choice of papers
Lisa x


Hi Squirrel
A gorgeous and beautiful card
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Tracy said...

Hi Squirrel
A really fabulous design, love your image. Aww you was a good fairy, shame you couldn't stay there.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Christy Beans said...

Oh, Squirrelly Girl... you never know what life might bring you. And at least now you can enter challenges for prizes and glory. ;)
This card has been well and truly Squ'inked. Beautiful paper choices and a great CAS layout. Fantabulous fairywork, sweets! Mwah!

Rufus said...

Awww...you'll always be a fairy in my eyes...love what you do with a LOTV image. Brilliant as always.

Princess Judy Palmer said...

THREE GALLONS of distress ink? I can see I'll need to invest in some more before I ever use any. I had to google the Ranger Inkssentials Blending Tool to see what it was. Oh! Now I know! Actually I knew before but didn't know I knew. 8-)

Zippy said...

Stunning card hun, and love the colours. Can't believe its 4 weeks since you became a guest fairy, but to me, you will always be a fairy, bringing your magic into my life! xxxx

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