Monday, 31 August 2015

Fireborn Inspiration

Today is the last day for entering the FaeryInk Facebook Challenge, so I pulled out my digis this morning and grabbed one to use. The challenge this month is creatures, so the image had to have a creature in it. I chose to use the gorgeous Amber Elegant Fowl for my card.

I took my colour inspiration from a book I finished last week, called Fireborn by Keri Arthur. She is one of my favourite authors and I love every series she writes. This book was about a phoenix spirit who could take on 3 different forms - a human, a fire spirit or a firebird. The colours of her flames in the book very much inspired the colours of my bird and the Fire Fae!


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Recipe:

Stamps: Amber Elegant Fowl from FaeryInk, Half & Half from Papertrey Ink

Papers: Real Red, Pumpkin Pie & Sunny Garden DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Copic X-Press It Blending Card

Inks: Poppy Parade (Retired) & Pumpkin Pie both from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers

Accessories: Daffodil Delight Seam Binding Ribbon (Retired) from Stampin' Up, Red Gems from Papermania, Orange Gems from Crystal Stickers, Gold Gems from The Works, Half & Half Dies from Papertrey Ink

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20, R30
Red - R22, R24, R27, R29
Orange - YR04, YR68, YR07
Yellow - Y11, Y13, Y15, Y17
Green - G14, G17
Bench - T1, T2, T4, T6
Ground - W1, W3

And that's all from me for this post folks! Thanks for stopping by and have a great week! I'm back to school tomorrow to finish setting up my classroom and then off to the hairdresser's!

10 comments:

  1. Wow Vannessa, I am just loving the lush and vibrant yellow and orange colouring.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  2. Gorgeous color combo Vannessa. And now I have a new book to look for, as I love to read fantasy. Thank you for that, and Thank you for sharing your card with us at Craft Your Passion challenges.

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  3. beautiful card. Im just starting on Blogging too with google. take care

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  4. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  5. fantastic coloring - thanks for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations

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  6. Wow, I absolutely love the colours you have used! Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion. HUgsxx

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  7. Love this card, image and your color choices! Thanks for sharing at Crafting from the Heart!

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  8. Beautiful card! Love the colors and the layout! So glad you were inspired by Cupcake Inspirations' layers challenge! Hope to see you again!
    Debbie, DT Sweetie

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  9. this is adorable! love the image and your colouring is great!
    Thanks for joining our brand new challenge at the http://thepencilcases.blogspot.co.uk/!

    Hugs xx Cara (DT)

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  10. Hi Vanessa - what a beautiful card and I love the vibrant colours you've used. Thanks for playing along at Incy Wincy Designs this week.
    Helen x (DT)

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