Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Fairy Tale Card for Saturated Canary Challenge

Hello and Happy Tuesday, everybody! I have been working on some challenge entries and I have for your viewing pleasure today, my entry for Saturated Canary's current challenge, for which the theme is "Fairy Tales".  I have been wanting to color this image forEVER and I finally got time to work on her over last weekend, finished the card and took photos yesterday and now I'm writing the blog post to go with it.  It's exciting for me to get back to posting on my blog more regularly as I have dearly missed it over these past few months when life managed to get in the way of my creativity.

This is the Wicked Queen from the tale of Snow White. I guess Krista retired her because I could not find her in her online shop. She doesn't look evil, does she? But you can see she holds the poisoned apple in her hand and she fully intends on giving it to the unsuspecting princess. Such is the nature of jealousy!

This is a very large card, measuring 9" square! I had this awesome paper from DCWV's Once Upon A Time stack that was perfect for this project and I just couldn't bear to cut off more than the edges.  I wanted to leave the beakers, vials and bottles intact.

I need to add here that my intent toward the recipient of this card is not malicious in the very least! My using the Wicked Queen is simply to illustrate the "magical" part of the sentiment. 

The queen was, of course, colored with Copics.  

I double matted the background paper on black and blue cardstock.  The cool swirly ribbon is from my stash but I think I got it at Michael's not very long ago so you might be able to find some there.  The bow is black organza wrapped and tied with gold cording. The crown charm was pewter color but I used a Golden Yellow Copic marker to color it and then added the little jewels to it, the circle die cut behind the image and the antique black lace. The lettering is done entirely with stickers. I edged the background as well as the circle frame in metallic gold gel pen.  

The paper I used inside the card is also from the Once Upon A Time stack and the sentiment is a sticker that I bought years ago from a scrapbook store that has since gone out of business.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Saturated Canary - #30 (Fairy Tales)
Through The Craftroom Door - #44 (Anything Goes)

That's it for today, folks.  I'll be back tomorrow or Thursday with another challenge card.  I'm just not sure which one yet.  So until then, take care and...

Happy crafting!


  1. O wow Anniebee, this is stunning, I love the fabulous colours and gorgeous image xx

  2. Gorgeous card, love the image and fabulous paper.
    Caz x

  3. Your card is gorgeous!
    Thanks for playing with us at Through The CraftRoom Door this week.

  4. OMGoodness, what a fabulous card! I love your beautiful paper, colors, & design! Wonderful embellishments & die cuts! But the star is definitely the image--fantastic job of coloring her! Thank you for sharing this gem with us at TTCRD. Hope to see you again next week! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

  5. oooh I just totally LOVE this card! its just fabulous!!
    Thank you so much for sharing your it with us over on the saturated canary challenge blog
    hugs Lou xx

  6. This is fab you have done an amazing job with your colouring thanks for playing at Saturated canary this time hugs Rebekah xx

  7. love your design and she's coloured beautifully :0)..thanks for sharing with us at SCC Hugs Debs x

  8. Fabulous card, thanks so much for joining us at Saturated Canary this week x

  9. Love her shiny black hair! Thanks for joining us at SC Challenges xx


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