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Thursday, 30 July 2009

Fairy Princess Manga style

I had a bit of fun altering one of the new Manga style stamps from Sugar Nellie this week, a card i made to send to Laura which i can share now as she recieved it today.
I gave her a crown and wings making her a fairy princess and i quite liked the finished result so my other stamps had better watch out, lol..i could be doing this again !

All the papers are October Afternoon from The Craft Emporium, i coloured the image with copics and added the crown and wings before i then gave it all a coat of Claudine Helmuths gel medium, a matte finish glue/glaze, great for collage pieces as it helps to smooth out the surface...again from The Craft Emporium.I added a border created with a fiskars punch and added some pink gingham ribbon...

Before i go here's a great book i've been reading this week, it has tons of really useful hints and tips on saving money, something i think alot of us are trying to do as things are at the moment. It covers just about everything,food, clothes, community, having fun, beauty...olive oil is a fab moisturiser/cleanser, holidays, home and money, it's author India Knight writes it in an entertaining way...even a section on Crafts...gives you lots of helpful websites to look up and a book that you can dip in and out of...highly recommend it :)

Byeeee xx


  1. Hi Katy great fun card love it & the book well we can all learn something new every day.
    take care
    hugs Christine xx

  2. Love it Katy!!!!!
    Yay for all that's October Afternoon!
    Hugs x

  3. Love it Katy i love altering stamps thats what i do all the time! dont know why its just fun! This is great!
    Hugs Di xxxx

  4. Hi Katy, I wasn't sure about these images until I saw your card. They are fab! I love the colours you have used and her dimples on her cheeks, such a cutie! hugs heidi xx

  5. This card is stunning and I should know its sitting centre stage on my mantle piece at home :) I love these images they are sooo cute and love the way you altered her hun, its FAB !!! love absolutely everything about it, thank you again xxxx

    my best friend loves india knight, wonder if she knows about this little gem ???

  6. Hi Katy,
    Amazing card, love the colouring and the papers.Not managed to buy this stamp yet, they keep selling out Grrrr!
    Lots of Love
    Elaine xx

  7. What a gorgeous card Katy,i love the image and colours.

    Hugs Riet.x

  8. Love this card Katy and how you've altered this manga stamp! Must try altering some of my stamps! Thanks for the tip about the India Knight book, have got my eye on a few on e-bay!
    Hugs, Vicky ~x~

  9. Oh wow what a fabulous card!
    Love your gorgeous image and your design and detail are wonderful!
    Thanks for the book recommendation will look this up.
    kim x

  10. What a fab card Katy - it's got attitude LOL !! Great paper choice of course as well ha ha ! My colouring leaves a lot to be desired, yours looks so professional, I really need to practise more.

  11. Wow Gorgeous card Katy, you have coloured the image beautifully.
    Erin x

  12. I love your works and your blog Katy!!! I´ll come back to see your new creations ;)

  13. Another fab card Katy, the papers and way you've put this all together are lovely.

  14. Gorgeous card Katy what a fab idea. luv gina xx

  15. Stunning card Katy - kid of edgey in a brilliant way!
    Dei x


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