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Thursday, 26 May 2016

The Book Elf

Today it's time for a new Challenge over at Southern Girls, and a lovely challenge it is too - we want to see layers...lots of layers. Our sponsors for this fortnight are Star Stampz and Fairy Tangle Art, so two gorgeous prizes on offer!
My card was made using a fabulous image from Star Stampz, it's called The Book Elf and I fell in love with it as soon as I saw it! A sweet little elf lost in a book of fairy tales...so cute. I printed the image twice so that I could layer it for added dimension, coloured it up with copics then cut the elf  and blue book from one copy and layered it over the other using pinflair glue.

 Lots of layers, some of DP and a bright green embossed cardstock layer, various die cuts, a few brads and ribbon. The sentiment is computer generated. I'm keeping this card to give to my middle granddaughter, she'll be 7 later this year and has just discovered the joy of reading to herself! She devours books like there's no tomorrow and I love to watch her 'enjoying the magic'!
There are some beautiful makes from my very talented teamies to be enjoyed by clicking here, and of course we'd love for you to play along this challenge, you could be the lucky winner of one of our sponsors' lovely prizes!
Have a great day!
Chris
x

Challenges entered:
Lemon Shortbread #16 atg
ttcrd.blogspot atg
bunnyzoes layers
craftindesertdivas create a scene
craftyourpassion #313
lilpatchofcraftyfriends #33
starstampz hand coloured image
alohafriday #72

19 comments:

  1. The little book reading Elf is so cute and love the bunny too Chris...fabulous layers and colouring..

    luv CHRISSYxx

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  2. Adore that image Chris, it's so me!! Loving all the layers & gorgeous layout. Hugs xx

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  3. Hi Chris...What a sweet image....I can see why you love it....so cute and beautifully coloured...great layers....Joolsx

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  4. Hi Chris...What a sweet image....I can see why you love it....so cute and beautifully coloured...great layers....Joolsx

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  5. Well you certainly have lots of layers here and on a wonderful bright and beautiful card. Fabulous image, great colouring as always and a stunning design.

    Kath x

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  6. Beautiful designed card, Chris love the colours and image are just adorable...enjoy your coming weekend.xx
     {aNNie}

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  7. What a FAbulous scene Chris..LOve your colours and design.
    Ideal for your Granddaughter's Birthday. I've never lost the bug to read and always have something on the go.
    Chrissyxx

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  8. Sweet image and fab design, really lovely card :o) Hugs, Lisa x

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  9. what a great card for a young reader :-) Thanks for linking up with the Craftin Desert Divas "Create a Scene" linky party!!
    Nicole
    CDD dt

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  10. What a brilliant image Chris and a fabulous card.

    I'd love to be sitting at a book filled tree :)

    Susan xx

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  11. Oh wow Chris this looks amazing and so beautiful, the image is awesome, fullof so much detail and colour, the layers and card design is fantastic
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  12. This is so fun!! Wow, I just love that image and the scene you built around it with the foliage and birds! The green is so fresh and bright, can't help but smile at this one! hugs :)

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  13. Fabulous scene! Thanks for sharing your lovely creation for the Craft Your Passion Challenges, hope to see you again soon. Helena DT

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  14. Lovely and colorful card. Thank you for joining us at Star Stampz challenge blog. Maria

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  15. Chris I fell in love with this image when I first saw it too! Love what you've done with it and what a gorgeous layered creation it is! Your granddaughter is going to love it! She sounds like my Georgie who has devoured books ever since she could read for herself. (She still loves bedtime stories with us, even at 11! But loves to read to herself too). Love the wee birds and all the gorgeous layers. A gorgeous magical card. Hugs, Wends x

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  16. What a lovely card. Thanks for joining us at Craft your passion challenges.
    Happy crafting! Catherine x DT

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  17. What a lovely card. Thanks for joining us at Craft your passion challenges.
    Happy crafting! Catherine x DT

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  18. Such a wonderful and awesome card ! Thank you so much for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas !
    Hugs&Blessings,
    Mayra DTM

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  19. Awesome card!!! Thanks so much for participating in our KITTY BEE DESIGNS challenge!!! Can’t wait to see you participate again in our next challenge!! Have a great crafty day!!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

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