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Saturday, 9 June 2012

Believe ?

I didn't think I would be doing Fashionable stamping's challenge this time as the theme of Mysterious or magical sort of eluded me, couldn't think of any stamps to use as I don't normally do fantasy stuff, I dug out what few stamps I could think of and nothing inspired me. Yesterday, looking through a pile of unmounted stamp sets I saw the Oxford Impressions Fairy Sweet set and shame on me, I have never used this gorgeous little fairy before. The background came from a pile of inky bits and pieces so I have no idea what I used on it, probably some glimmer mists as it is quite sparkly. The stamped bit of paper at the bottom I used a freebie stamp from a magazine. The bit of lace was in the bits and pieces box and the heart and wording are from another Oxford Impressions set.Now I have got these sets out think I may be using them quite a bit again.

Fashionable Stamping - Mystical and magical
Oldie But Goodie challenge - stamps are probably about two years old
Try it on Tuesday- anything goes
Emergency Crafters - Anything with wings


  1. Hi Joan
    We are all guilty of neglecting some of our stamps but glad this challenge theme resulted in you using this sweet fairy.
    Love the detail of the gorgeous lace.
    Thank you for once again supporting FSC.

  2. This is so beautiful, I love the way the fairy is leaning over the lace, it really balances her. The image is gorgeous and your have coloured it beautifully. A x

  3. Such a lovely dreaming angel. Thanks for joining us at FSC this fortnight.

  4. Wow, the stamp is adorable, fancy not using this one. Gorgeous card Joan, thank you for joining us at FSC this time.
    Yvonne x

  5. that is so unusual and striking, lovely thank you for joining us at TIOT.EE

  6. oh that's a fabulous stamp and i love the lace
    Lisa x

  7. So, pretty love the butterfly wings. Great take on the challenge. Thanks for playing with us at TIOT.
    Hugz, Z

  8. Hi Joan, this is gorgeous, love this fairy - looks like she's in a real daydream!
    So glad you found her and played along with us at FSC.
    Avril xx

  9. A real little stunner Joan, what a great stamp and I love the way you have displayed her.
    Thanks for joining us at FSC.
    hugs {brenda} xox

  10. Love this little fairy and the way you have her displayed is wonderful! The lace trim is a very nice touch. Thank you for joining us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges.

  11. A really beautiful card
    Thanks for joining us at Oldie But A Goodie this week and good luck with the challenge
    Laurie xx

  12. You should definitely use these stamps again they are great. I love the fairy, and the lovely lace is a perfect embellishment. Jean x

  13. Glad you dusted off those stamps, that fairy is gorgeous and I love the way she is peeping over the lace. Thanks for sharing with us at FSC this time
    Claire xx

  14. This is gorgeous Joan, such a sweet image and you should definitely use her more often.
    Thanks so much for taking part in our magical and mystical challenge at FSC.
    Hugs, Fliss xx


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