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I am a 37 year old nurse who is currently not working due to medical issues. I have chosen to pass my time crafting, but because I am not working, I have little money to spend on supplies. I have a small stash from while  I was still working but am now using what I have access to around the house. I also use things I can find cheaply at the dollar store, in the dollar bins, on clearance, or buy with coupons at Michaels and Hobby Lobby. I also like to shop thrift stores and garage sales for things to use in my crafting. You would be surprised with what you can find if you aren't afraid to prowl a little.

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Fall Fairy

I'm not much for fairies, but when I found this drawing, I had to color it up and use it. This drawing is a one of a kind that was drawn by my nephew. I am so very proud of him. He is an awesome artist and has artwork all over the city of Cincinnati and if you watch MLB baseball, he does all the graphics for the Cleveland Indians. Anyway, enough about that. Here is the card:
The card was inspired by one I saw on Pinterest that you can find here. All papers used were scrap. I have already said the fairy was drawn by my nephew. The pine sprigs were cut from the 50 States Cricut Cartridge. It is a free cut this week in the Craft Room. The butterfly is a Martha Stewart punch. I used a previously inked paper I had left over from a previous project. The pearls on the body were form the dollar aisle at Michael's. The yellow flower is also from the dollar aisle at Michaels. I inked the edges in orange ink from Studio G. The image was colored using a combination of Sharpie Markers and Oil Pencils. I then distressed the paper with Vintage photo. Here are some closer looks at the card.

Craftin Desert Divas: Autumn/Fall
Craft Your Passion: Autumn/Fall Colors
Created with Love: Anything Goes
Pinspirational: Hello Fall
An Inky Situation: Fall Leaves
Docerela Creations: Anything Goes
Sparkles Monthly Challenges: Butterflies and/or Fairies
BBTB2: Anything Fall Goes
I hope you like it! Have a great weekend!


  1. Beautiful fall colors. Well Done. Thanks for joining us at {Pin}spirational Challenges

  2. Wonderful card Miranda!! Love this image and those great papers you used. Thank you so very much for joining our 'Fall' challenge at BBTB2!!!! :)

  3. That image is amazing! ! Your nephew is very talented! Love the design and rich colors. Stunning card Miranda!Thank you for joining us at Craft Ypur Passion Challenges this week.

    Amy~ DT

  4. Beautiful card- love the warm colors! Thank you so much for joining us at Docerela Creations- DT Member -Nitasha

  5. Lovely card and great design thanks for joining us over at Craft Your Passion ~ Denise DT ~

  6. Love how you colored the wings in fall colors, Miranda! And those die cut leaves look fantastic. A beautifully composed card. Well done!

  7. Wonderfulllllllllll card.

    Thanks for joining us at Docerela Anything Goes challenge!
    DT Member Ana

  8. Thank you for Linking Up at An Inky Situation. Your project is featured on our Facebook Page today and linked to your blog!
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    :) Janis
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  9. So pretty! Love these wonderful Fall colors. Thank you so much for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas “Fall/Autumn“ Linky Party.

    Craftin Desert Diva's

  10. Oh, this card is absolutely gorgeous!! Your nephew is definitely talented and you did such an awesome job coloring the image. Love all the embellishments and cuts. Phenomenal card!! Thanks for joining us at BBTB.

  11. Wow, your nephew is a talented artist! Love the fall colors! Thanks for playing with us at BBTB2.

  12. Such a lovely card! Thanks for joining us at Docerela Anything Goes challenge! DT Member Dulce.

  13. very Beautiful!!
    Thank you so much for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas “Fall/Autumn“ Linky Party.
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    Have a wonderful day,
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  14. Great fall fairy! Thanks for joining us over at Docerela Creations! DT Member Carri~Abusybee

  15. So Funny Card!
    Thank you so much for joining us at Docerela Creations!
    DT Member- Sara

  16. Gorgeous card!!! Thanks so much for participating in our {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    A Little Bit O' Paper