Saturday, February 05, 2011

Taylor's Baby Sister

When I first looked at this Valentine Gilly by Prairie Fairy, I was going to make a card.  But as soon as I got her coloured in, a scrapbooking page came to mind.  Even though it was past my bedtime, I ran down to my craft room to start putting it together!  I've been hoarding this Fairy Flora Patterned Paper by Prima for a couple of months.  I thought it would be perfect for this sweet layout!

As I was thinking about challenges I immediately thought of challenge at Prairie Fairy Fridays.  'For a sweetheart' was easy to follow since this layout is for my daughter's scrapbook album.  The next is Moxie Fab World's Trigger Tuesday.  My main inspiration from this week was the colour!  I love those soft coral, rose and red colours!  Last (but certainly not least) is the challenge at Simon Says Stamp - Love is in the air!  This layout is all about love!

For the details. all the edges (except white) are sponged with Stampin' Up's Cameo Coral or Old Olive ink.  I used white embroidery floss to stitch along the edge of the inner square and another line just outside of it.  Gilly is coloured with Copics (colours listed below).  To add a little more interest and detail, I cut out some flourishes with my Tim Holtz Sizzix Die Elegant Flourishes and placed them around the edges of the layout.

Here's a close-up of Gilly.  My absolute favourite part of her is her cute, little, slouchy socks!  Here are the Copics I used:
Hair:  E99, E97, Y21     Skin:  E21, E00, E000, R20         
Dress & Heart:  R29, R27, R24, R20     Socks:  YR21, E000    
Staff:  E99, E35     Wings:  R20, E000     Glasses:  R27     Freckles:  E97

Have a wonderful day!


Anne Marie said...

Oh my goodness is that little fairy ever cute!! Your shading is just gorgeous, too. What a fun layout! :)

Beverly said...

Hannah, this is beautiful! I love the way you colored the image, and your daughter will love this page. Thanks for joining us at Fairy Fun Fridays. Hope to see you there again next time!

The Scrappy Cottage said...

Oh my gosh, This turned out so cute. Your little stamped girl gose so well on this layout. Love the paper you used for it. Well done......

Linda McClain said...

Oh my. Gilly is so cute. I love what you did with her.

Cath said...

Hey Hannah! What a sweet approach to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! Thanks so much for playing along! :)

Silli said...

Wonderful page Hannah, I love the cute stamping image...;-) HUGS

Libby Hickson said...

So cute! Love your LO, and that image is adorable!

Roberta Laliberte said...

OHHHH Hannah this is the cutest darn page ever! Oh your coloring is always so gorgeous! Perfect layout too girl!


Thanks for playing along with the fairies!

Lori said...

Fantastic page and love seeing Gillian up there, thanks for joining our sweetheart challenge at the Fairy Fun Friday blog, we're glad to have you!

Vanessa said...

Hannah!! You do beautiful work!! LOVE your colouring!! ;)
Thanks for your comments on my card at SCS! :)
Thought I'd pop in and say HI!


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