Monday, 17 September 2012

Little green goddess

This is my first post of the day - please scroll up to see my second post

Good morning all! I've been having internet access and blogger problems most of last week, so I'm sorry this full post is now a few hours late ... but we're up and running now!
It's new challenge time at Incy Wincy Designs again, and our challenge for you this week is Monochromatic Green.

We are sponsored by  Care2Stamp and not only is Kim providing our winner with a $15.00 Gift Certificate for her store, but she's also provided the images that the DT are using this week. Thank you Kim!


I don't think I have made a wholly green card and, to be perfectly honest, I'm not sure about this one but here is my project for you:

My card recipe is as follows:

  • Base Card - is Centura Pearl in Gold (although it looks green to me!) from a pack called Christmas which I have cut, scored and folded to make a 15cm square card.
  • Design Papers - the strip of paper is from a set called Floral Delights which was a Crafter's Companion Member's download in 2010 and the wavy circle (made using the largest rosette shape from the "nest" on the Ultimate Pro Embossing Board Springtime Sweets and Cupcake Treats) comes from my Paintbox Poppets CD-rom.
  • Image - This little cutie is called Summer Fairy and you can get her by clicking here. I have brought this little fairy to life using my Spectrum Noir Pens in the following colours:
    • Skin - FS3, FS6
    • Hair - EB1, DG2, CG2, CG4, DG1, DG4
    • Dress - CG1, CG2, CG4
    • Shoes - CG2, CG4
    • Wings - EB1, DG2, DG4, Colourless Blender
    • Outline - GG1
  • Flowers - made from a flower punch and I used the Floral Delights  DP. I punched 2 rounds of flowers for each flower, slightly offsetting the top one (so that the 2 layers of petals are visible), and then added a gem (from my stash) to the centre of each flower.
  • Posh Pins - the large beads came from Hobbycraft's 'pick & mix' bead section and the small frosted beads are from Sanctuary Beads.

Head on over to Incy Wincy Designs and see the beautiful Monochromatic Green projects my talented team-mates and our Guest Designer Kim (owner of Care2Stamp) have made, and then come back and share your creation with us! You've got until Sunday 23rd September 2012 to link your cards up.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges (with some help from the girls at Feline Playful - thanks girls):

Take care, Helen x


  1. What a pretty card Helen, love the cute fairy and the DPs are so pretty too x

  2. Hello Helen. Oh how beautiful and so very delicate. Gorgeous papers and design. I love the image and your very cute flowers too. Happy crafting.
    With love, Sandra xxx

  3. fabulous card Helen - I love green so this is right up my street! Hugs Rachel xx

  4. Beautiful card, love the image and your colouring is fabulous!

  5. Hi Helen,

    Awww - she is darling. You have a fine touch with your beautiful cards and it looks professional!

    Blessings, Barb

  6. Hi Helen,

    I think blogger ate my last comment haha, but in case it did, your card is amazing! You have a very fine touch and great taste!

    Blessings, Barb

  7. what a darling card!

    thanks so much for playing along with us at Ruby’s Rainbow Challenges!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

  8. Hi Helen this is gorgeous , I wasn't into Greens Im a pink fan but there are now so many pretty greens that I am a fan now . Beautiful creation well done Hugs Elaine
    Thank you for joining us at The Whoopsi Daisy Challenge this week.
    PS...there is a freebie image for you to download called "With Love "
    you can find her here-
    Hugs Elaine

  9. This is gorgeous Helen, I love your pretty papers and lovely image - such a pretty card.

  10. How precious is this. I love your coloring and the colors are beautiful.

    Thanks so much for sharing with us this week at Delightful Challenges. Hope you will join us again next week. joann sassy raggedy

  11. What a gorgeous card, I adore the colour green, fabulous design & detail.. such a cute image! Thank you for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy... May x

  12. Super cute and love how you did her hair too! hugs me xx

  13. A great card!

    Thank you for joining in the fun at Ruby's Rainbows this time

    Shaz x

  14. adorable card! so glad you joined us at The Pink Elephant!

  15. Lovely colour combo, thanks for joining us at FF challenge, hope to see you on our next challenge.
    Shirl ~ DT

  16. Really cute project! Thank you for joining us last week at Love to Create Challenge. NancyD

  17. Thank you so much for joining in on our I Believe I can Fly challenge over at Raise The Bar!
    ~*Joni RTB DT

  18. Darling Monochromatic card!! Love the sweet image!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Pink Elephant!!

  19. Very pretty card, cute image! Thanks for taking part in Ruby's Rainbow's 'Bingo' challenge xx

  20. Thanks for joining the 'Colour' challenge at Forever Friends with your gorgeous cute card. Good luck in the draw and hope to see you again for our next challenge.
    Diane xx


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Helen x