Sewing Fairy Sophie – Happy Birthday

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Today’s handmade card has been created for the challenge at I Love Promarkers Challenge #541.

The theme for this challenge is Anything Goes with the option Lavender And Lace.

You must use alcohol markers on your work to join in the fun, any brand is excepted.

Our sponsor for this challenge is Paper Nest Dolls and you can win three images from their shop.

For my card I have used one of their digital images called Sewing Fairy Sophie.

Handmade card using a digital image from Paper Nest Dolls called Sewing Fairy Sophie

Here is a tutorial on how I created this card.

You will need :

8″ By 8″ White Card Base
Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamp Called Sewing Fairy Sophie
White Card
The Crafty Witches Sew Lovely Digital Download Collection
Glue / Double Sided Tape
Foam Pads


Print the digital image Sewing Fairy Sophie on to white card.
Choose and print two plain papers, two patterned papers and one sentiment sheet.

Layer one:
Cut a square from the first plain paper measuring 19.5 cms by 19.5 cms.
Cut a square from patterned paper measuring 19 cms by 13 cms.
Matt and layer together with the patterned paper on the left and attach to the card base.

Layer two:
Cut a square from the second plain paper measuring 16.5 cms by 16.5 cms.
Cut a square from white card measuring 16 cms by 16 cms.
Cut a square from the first patterned paper measuring 15.5 cms by 15.5 cms.
Matt and layer together and add lace to the top left corner.
Then attach to the card base using foam pads.

Layer three:
Colour in the Sewing Fairy Sophie digital image, I used promarker pens.

Skin : Satin, almond, sandstone.
Hair : Caramel, cocoa, burnt sienna.
Wings : Duck egg.
Clothes : Pale pink, blossom, pastel green, turquoise, mustard, gold.
Cotton Reel : Cerise, carmine, lipstick red, chestnut, burnt umber.
Thimble : Cool grey 1, 2, 4.
Pin Cushion : Baby pink, salmon pink, antique pink, apricot, pumpkin, pastel green, turquoise.

Handmade card using a digital image from Paper Nest Dolls called Sewing Fairy Sophie

Cut a piece from the second plain paper measuring 14 cms by 12 cms.
Cut the image to measure 13.5 cms by 11.5 cms.
Matt and layer together adding lace to the top left corner.
Then attach to the card base using foam pads.

Layer four:
Cut a sentiment from the sentiment sheet.
Then cut a matt layer from white card.
Matt and layer together and attach to the card base.

To finish add an insert to the inside of the card base


Thank you for visiting my blog and please feel free to follow and make any of my handmade card tutorials.

If you would like to see other cards I have made please have a look here:

Summer Fairies : Birthday Wishes

Garden Daisy Fairy – With Love


Birthday Wishes

Happy Birthday – Leave A Little Sparkle


Challenges I would like to enter are:

Jan’s Digi Stamps August – Anything Goes

613 Avenue Crete Challenge August – Anything Goes / Optional Twist CAS

CD Sunday Plus Challenge #116 – Anything Goes Must Include Something From A Cd, Usb, Digital Download

Digi Choosday Challenge WK 32 – Anything Goes

Passion For Markers Challenge 703 – Let’s Celebrate


10 thoughts on “Sewing Fairy Sophie – Happy Birthday”

  1. Carol says:

    I love the image but also think the backing papers you have used are great and I am going to go shopping in a moment.
    Carol xx
    CD Sunday Plus DT

  2. Karen Davies says:

    Such a cute image and your colouring is fab! Those sewing themed papers are perfect too and that little bit of lace is the perfect finishing touch! Thanks for joining in with my challenge this week at Passion for Markers. Hugs, Karen x

  3. Tinz says:

    This is such a pretty card with a great layout,

    Hugz Tinz

  4. Pamela says:

    A great sewing themed card. It took me a while to realise the pink/purple paper was actually scissors LOL!
    CD Sunday Plus DT.

  5. Lovely sewing theme card, the image and the backing paper work well together

  6. Pam Duncan says:

    Love how you’ve added the lace to your image! Thanks for joining us at Jan’s Digi Stamp Challenge. Pam, DT

  7. Jocelyn says:

    A lovely card and the lace makes a lovely finishing touch. Thank you for sharing with us.
    Jocelyn x
    CD Sunday Plus DT

  8. Linda says:

    Such a sweet image and beautifully coloured. I love the background paper and pretty lace strip. Thanks for sharing this with us at Passion for Markers!

  9. Donna Walls says:

    Precious image and fabulous coloring! Thanks for sharing with us at the Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenge.
    Donna xx

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