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Monday, 12 October 2009

A Fairy for Cute Daisy May, and a Monster for BBTB

BBTB day today, and Regina (who knows how to set a challenge!) asked us to use the monster cut from the Paper Dolls cartridge. I had found these ready made spiders web cards in the dollar bin at Joannes, so as I was short of time used that as a base. The paper doll and monster costume was cut at 4", once in black, and the head part twice in green, I sandwiched a pair of google eyes in between the two green layers. The spiders were cut from the same cartridge, at 2" and given some googly eyes

The trick or treat sentiment is from the halloweenies download from Polkadoodles

and the inside of the card is lined in another halloweenies download, with a strip of drippy goo at the top

On Cute Daisy May, the challenge was fairies, and I chose this little cutie, coloured with copics and perched on a folded over prima flower

the papers are all by MAMBI, the ribbon is Martha Stewart and I threaded some pearls through the knot

The sentiment circle is a chocolate button from Craftwork Cards in the UK

I always phone home on a Sunday whilst we are here in the USA, to catch up with my kids. Yesterday my little granddaughter aged 5 was in a chatty mood

"I made a fruit salad for my homework Ma"

"Did you darling, how lovely, did you eat it?"

"Don't be silly Ma, I only drawered it"

"Oh right, I see, and what did you draw?"

"A banana, an orange and a pineapple"

"How clever, a pineapple is very hard, I don't think I could draw a pineapple"

"Don't worry Ma, next time you come to play with me, I will show you how to draw a pineapple. The pointy bits are quite hard, but I will show you how to do it"

so watch this space, soon you may see a card with a beautiful hand drawn pineapple, because I am getting a lesson on how to do the pointy bits.............................


  1. oh two fabulous cards En! Brilliant designs and detail!
    looking forward to that pineapple!
    kim x

  2. Two fab and totally different cards. Love the little monster he is too cute with the googly eyes.

    Daisy May looks so sweet perched on top of that flower, love the papers.

    Can't wait to see the pineapple!

    Kaye x

  3. Two fab cards enfys.I love that monster off the cartridge.I think he's kinda cute in a monster kinda way...lol.What a wee cutie of an image on the second card.So pretty.
    Cass xxx

  4. Oh how lovely!! CAnt wait to see your special drawing!!
    Great cards as always! Really love the soft pearly effect fo the Cute Daisy Mae card!
    Keryn :D

  5. Lovely cards you made and the monster is so cool.
    bye bye,Lean.

  6. these are so cute, i love the fairy, i need to try some of these images :)
    thanks for always inspiring.

  7. Hi Enfys, your granddaughter sounds a real sweetheart, and a heart breaker. I love your cards by the way, not so sure the first one is me but I love your second one for sure, shes so cute. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxxx

  8. what a super monster card and even more super find at joanns!!! as for cute daisy may.... holy moly! how beautiful a flower you sat her on! way too creative and gorgeous!


  9. love the monster card, that spider web is precious behind and the daisy may is adorable. Happy Monday, Sandi

  10. What great cards Enfys! Love the little fairy image. Thanks for sharing such a cute story!

  11. Great cards. Love the googly eyes in the monster. Clever girl! I think your drawing lesson will be great fun. hugs, eileen

  12. what a cute story....I'll be watching for pineapples LOL!!! your halloween card ADORABLE and I love it. your daisy may card....wow....the colours are so soft and tranquil....just lovely! she took my breath away, so pretty! :) :)

  13. Very cute card! And, sounds like a very cute DGD - very smart too! Don't you just love 'em?

  14. Just cant wait for my pineapple tutorial maybe i can draw the pineapple fairy mmm now theres and idea
    Loving your card En super work as alvays

  15. More great cards as always. I love the story also and can hardly wait to see how you draw a pineapple, bumpy bits and all. The coloring on the fairy is perfect.

  16. Enfys,

    I just love that fairy! Thanks for your inspiration!


  17. I do envy you the time with your grandkids! Enjoy every minute you can. They grow so fast. My grandsons are already in their 20's
    and I didn't get to spend much time with them as we lived so far apart.
    I'll be looking for the pineapple and especially the pointy bits!
    Love your cards as always. TS

  18. Enfys, the Halloween card is so fun and very cute and the Fairy card is just precious!

  19. oh enfys the projects are adorable, but the conversation with your babies are just precious...oh my

  20. Fabulous cards! That monster is adorable!

    I'll be keeping an eye out for that pineapple...pointy bits and all! LOL!

    (-: Heidi

  21. Both cards are great. I especially like the effect of folding the flower over. And wouldnt we be lost without the wee ones showing us around the world and how to do things?

  22. I love your little monster, but the little fairy is so darling... and I can't wait to see the pineapple.. you are so blessed

  23. Ooooh, I love both cards Enfys! So very cute, each in their own way! HUGS!

  24. Two fabulous cards En - and I can't wait to see the hand drawn pineapple with the pointy bits done properly....... :-)
    Ann x


I love reading your comments, thank you for taking the time
Enfys x