Saturday, September 24, 2011

A card and TWO tutorials - I know, I'm MAD :D

Just as I had accepted that autumn is here to stay the weather man has promised hottest weather for whole of this year for next week! Great. Just after I had put all the summer clothes away, never mind that kids have grown out of their light clothes and therefore don't have any.

All that aside, here's a very autumnal-looking card for you!! That little (breathtakingly CUTE) fairy by Crissy Armstrong is called Pum Kinnie Fairy and she is available from Whimsy Stamps. The sentiment is from Steampunk Travels set.
 The image was coloured with Prismas on kraft card and I recorded two tutorials - how to colour a pumpkin and leaves. You can watch them if you scroll down.
The papers are from Prima Romantique pad (freakin' LUSH), all edged with different flourishes from Lavish Flourishes stamp set. I made the pins myself using various spacers and pearls. The bling fourishes I just eyeballed, only tools being a bottle of glue and pile of loose flat-back gems. The flowers were also stamped with flourishes, then layered and I created centers with some link charms, flat back gems, big flat back pearls and generous blobs of Viva Pearl pens used as an adhesive.

Now, and here's the promised videos:

How to colour a pumpkin with Prismacolor pencils on kraft card

How to colour leaves (especially the lighter veins, really easy trick)

Hope you found something useful!

The challenges:
Crafts 4 Eternity Recipe Challenge - 3E - Autumn Days
Crafty Catz - 1E - Autumn
Lily Pad - 2W - bling
Our Craft Lounge - SIO - patterned papers
Raise The Bar - things with wings
Stampin For The Weekend - 2W, 1E - what a cutie
Paperworks - photo inspire*
4 Crafty Chicks -Fall/Autumn
Art Impressions Stamps Challenge - 1E, SIO - For the Girls
Delightful Challenges - 1E, SIO - Happy Fall Y'all!
Little Miss Muffet Challenges - 2W, 1E, SIO - Second week; Things With Wings
Paper Play - 2E – Autumn Leaves
Play Date Cafe - Color Challenge: Picture Inspiration
Crafting for all Seasons - 2W - #10 fall colors
Crafty Creations - #136 fairies
I Brake For Challenges -2W, SIO - Fall
Paper Pretties - SIO -PPC172 fall
Scrapbook Sisters - #53 autumn colors
Tuesday Throwdown -#67 Fall
Make it Monday with Kraft Outlet - must include Kraft cardstock - Fall/Autumn
My Craft Spot - 1E - Fall Leaves 
Pile It On - Colours of Fall/Autumn

Thanks for popping by!


angelwhispers said...

Another fabulous card just love it and the image and sentiment are just perfect for each other!!! Loving all your beautiful added detail! Chanelle xxx

Jane said...

Wow, holy cow!! Yet another fantastic Annika creation!

Christina C. said...

What amazing your beautiful creation! Your coloring is phenomenal!!!

Renkata said...

Soooooooooo Gorgeous card Annika.

Shanna Shands said...

Thank you soooooooo much for the tutorials... You have nooooo clue how helpful these are... Plus I love watching you color!

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous and thank you for the fantastic tutorial videos.

Hugs, Lori m

Unknown said...

Oh Anika.. this is so stinking cute.. I just love it xx

angelique (anlou) said...

hiya sweetie
what a super card hunni
totaly gorgeous sweetie
great coloring to
hugs angelique

Crafty Loops said...

Such a gorgeous card and the tutorials are fabulous. I love the flowers too. Lee x (Ps I have a big blog candy give away on my blog if you fancy a wee peep) xx

I Brake For Stamps said...

Absolutely gorgeous!!!

Crissy Armstrong said...

Just loving this Annika, thanks for using my fairy and doing the tutorials. What an artist you are!!

Catherine said...

Wow! This is such a pretty card! Thanks for playing at Crafting for all Seasons this week...

pinky said...

This is totally amazing, I even had to call my hubby to come take a look. Stunning work Annika! Thanks for joining us at C4E this week.

Deloris said...

Fabulous coloring and layout! I love it! Thanks for joining the challenge at Art Impressions. Hope to see you again soon.

Joy said...

Beautiful card!! Love all the layers and the image ...great coloring! Thanks for joining us this week at My Craft Spot !

June Nelson said...

Amazing card and colouring, thanks for the tut its great xxxxx

Anonymous said...

This is such a wonderful creation. Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us at the
Paper Play Challenge Blog. Have a wonderful day xx
ps. Thank you for the awesome tut xx

Christine said...

Just Beautiful! Love the flowers & especially the centers. Thinking those are brads? Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons.

carol said...

ooh wow how gorgeous, thanks for joining our autumn challenge at CRAFTY CATZ this week, x carol

Kate said...

This is gorgeous! Your embellishments are absolutely stunning!
Thanks so much for playing along at My Craft Spot!
Small Bits of Paper

Tracy said...

Wowza! The colors on this card are just beautiful. You've really been getting into the pencils lately and they're every bit as amazing as your Copic creations. So glad you decided to share this with us for the challenge this week at The Kraft Journal!

Liz's creative corner said...

Wow this is stunning, love your colouring, the papers and all your gorgeous details, thanks for sharing it with us at paper play, hugs Liz xx

Unknown said...

This card is absolutely STUNNING! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Kraft Journal!

Stephanie (Arty Carty) Lee said...

Wowzers!! What a masterpiece Annika!! I love every little shabby chic detail of your card! Thanks for sharing your tutorial and your card with us at Tuesday Throwdown.

Curly said...

OMGosh this is one gorgeous creation Annika I just love your colouring on Kraft its very inspiring and superb Autumnal colour theme and image its just perfect for our challenge this week,

Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Catz Challenge #101Autumn

I hope you can join us again next week

I have some new Calorie free candy if you are interested

Good Luck with the challenge,
Hugs Bridget Crafty Catz DT :-)x

Michele Spera said...

I just love the look of an image colored on Kraft paper:-) You did an outstanding job!Thank you for joining us at C4E
Michele S.

Pia said...

WOW such great coloring on the pumpkin on kraft! Thanks so much for joining us at the Bling Challenge at Lily Pad Cards!

Random Acts of Krafting said...

LOVE the coloring of Kraft, one of my favorite things to do.
THanks for playing with PWCO this month.

Leanne said...

Love this card, you've done amazing work. Thanks for playing our Fall Challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks!

Tamie said...

Simply gorgeous! Amazing work and inspiration. thank you so much for sharing it with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.

Ruby said...

Beautiful card and colouring! I haven't tried pencils yet, really great card! Thanks for joining in our 100th challenge over at The Play Date Cafe!

Bianca said...

Annika, your card is so very beautifull! Thanks for let us know how you have coloured it! Thank you also for joining us at Crafting for all seasons! xx Bianca

michele said...

Fabulous Autumn card! Thanks for joining us at C4E this week hugs x

Mummylade said...

This truly is a real cutie Annika! Thank you so much for playing along with our challenge at Stampin for the Weekend and good luck!

Crissy Armstrong said...

I finally was able to take the time to watch your tutorials. Fascinating colouring techniques you have going on there. I learned a lot! Thanks so much for taking the time. You are an inspiration to us all! xx

~*Joni said...

Annika this is gorgeous! What a beautiful card, and such amazing tutorials to add! Your fairy is one happy camper atop that perfectly colored pumpkin. Thank you so much for sharing your work with us at Raise The Bar this week!
~*Joni RTB DT

Nicecrane Designs said...

OMG I love each detail HERE,,,,love it, love it, love it, love it , love it,,,,,,,

Dawn said...

congratulations on being picked a CFAS favorite!

Sharon Field / Inky A*Muse-ment said...

Lovely Card and coloring!! I'm new to your blog Annika, and now following.. lots of talent and inspiration here..
LOL.. have to tell you that I came here because of your blog name! I'm a messy stamper too and freely acknowledge it! My room is almost always a mess.. I suspect there are more like us than will admit it! If you get a chance, stop by my blog and say hi! :)
Sharon F.

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