Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Icicle Fairy......

Today I have the beautiful Icicle Fairy to show you!  OK, OK, her proper name is  ©ching chou kuik's Holly Fairy but I just did not want to color her in all reds and greens so I changed her to an Icicle Fairy! Artistic license! You can find her and then color her any way YOU wish at Sweet Pea Stamps. She can be bought as a single stamp or with 3 other lovelies! I am on a roll now as this is my 3rd Christmas card of the year!!!

I colored my image with copics on Neenah paper. I just found out that this paper is made here in WI. Small world!!! After I finished coloring I tried something I have not done before. I used a set of Pearlescent watercolors to create my background and highlight my image. It is hard to see unless you open up the large image but it adds such a shimmer to her and is very pretty.  I need some practice to perfect my technique but was quite happy with my first try! I then added some lace, pearls, snowflakes and holly leaves to embellish my lovely! Thanks so much for letting me share her with you!


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  1. Wonderful creation Kym !!! Colors and coloring are just fab and I love the background, really gorgeous !!!
    Big Hugs
    Mag :)

  2. I love the effect of the background Kym and I love the pearls draped around the image fantastic. Thanks so much for sharing this with us at Sweet Pea Stampers hugs Pascale

  3. Too funny I thought of coloring her in alomost the same colors but my red and green DP jumped out at me when I was going through my Christmas paper. Kym, she is so gorgeous!! That ice blue DP in the background is the perfect shade and really looks like ice!! Sorry I have been so quiet lately!! I have had alot going on and I love reading your comments you leave me!! Thanks!!

  4. Hiya Kym. How beautiful and very delicate is this. You always bring these fab images to life. Absolutely adorable. Happy crafting.
    With love, Sandra xx

  5. this is gorgeous, I absolutely love thisimage and what you did with it!

    Your colouring is always perfect too!!!

  6. This is just stunning Kym coloured perfectly. I love the pearls and lace.

  7. Kym this is so pretty and you are right in these colours she is more icy :D
    Thank you for joining us at Sweet pea stampers and good luck


    Amy xx

  8. Wow Kym, this is really gorgeous, love how you've coloured her and your background looks fab!

  9. Oh wow Kym she is gorgeous your colouring of this little beauty is perfect I love it.
    Lorraine x

  10. Wow, Kym! This is stunning! Totally caught my attention when I saw it. Awesome coloring as always. Hugs.

  11. You have done a wonderful work with your card. I love its colours and the beautiful background you created.
    Love from Karina

  12. Gorgeous hun - love the icicle version!
    Thanks for playing at SPS this week, and good luck with the draw!
    Teri x


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