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Saturday, 11 March 2017

More Magazine Freebies

I have cut down on the number of magazines I pick up although I have to admit I still get tempted if there is a good free gift which I think I will use on more than just one occasion.  This fairy set was one such set which included an embossing folder and a set of fairy stamps (14 stamps in all).  I had a piece of watercolour paper which had been coloured with Pixie Powders so I put part of it through the embossing folder before carefully inking the embossed area with a black marker.  The fairy and sentiment were stamped onto this in black and the edges sponged with matching ink.  A larger piece of the coloured card was used as a background, topped with a piece of purple card which had a corner die cut to show the colours through.  Three little gems and that's it.  The mica in the Pixie powders gives a lovely sheen which unfortunately doesn't show in the picture.


Watercolour paper coloured with Pixie Powders
Corner die - Mixed media die from Tim Holtz
Dandelion - free embossing folder with magazine
Fairy and sentiment - stamps from free set with magazine

6 comments:

  1. A gorgeous card Val, I love the background you've made for the stamps and the colours you've used. I bought this magazine as well as the stamps looked lovely.

    Sue xx

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  2. It's not easy to resist temptation when you are a crafter Val but you've made a lovely card with your 'freebie' gift..

    Anne

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  3. I love this card Val. There's so much movement in it and I love the effects you've got with the Pixie Powders. I've got this set and not used it yet um! Barbxx

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  4. Oooh lovely fairy card! Don't blame you for cutting down on mags, they are so expensive and there's plenty of free inspiration on the Internet!

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  5. Hi Val

    A great creation with your free gift! I am sure you will use it lots and lots.

    I love your choice of colours and that lush background very much.

    I hope all is good at your end.

    Love Jules xx

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