Fairy Dogfather

No,it’s not a typo – he’s a dog,he’s a fairy and his gender makes him a father!

I’ve used another stamp from the Fairy Friends set by Pink Cat Studio.I’m on a mission to use stamps that have never been touched by ink ATM.We’re going on holiday soon and I’m on a craft spending crash diet.I really need to buy clothes instead – what a waste of money!Anyway back to the card.He’s been stamped in  Rich Cocoa Memento and coloured with Promarkers and I’ve highlighted his eyes and nose,the bone and the wings with white gel pen.Because this is a boy’s card I used Glossy Accents on his wings instead of the usual glitter type stuff.GA has also been added to the same areas the gel pen was applied to.I printed a selection of background papers from The Wobblers CD-rom by Kanban onto white card.I pierced around 3 of the edges on the background piece and drew faux stitching with more gel pen.I cut a variety of Standard and Classic Scalloped Circle Nestabilities and repeated the process around the edges of those.The topper has been mounted using foam tape.I adhered the sentiment,from the same stamp set,onto the smallest scalloped circle and lay it over felt cut with a Sizzlits Curly Decorative strip.This card has been made for a friend of my youngest son,who will be 6 tomorrow.I try to keep it a bit simple with kids cards and just add some interesting accents.

Here are the challenges that influenced this card :

I Love Promarkers : Sketch and Dog Theme

Passion for ProMarkers : Animals

Lexi’s Creations : Stitching

Creative Card Crew : To Die For Challenge

Flourishes Timeless Tuesday : Felt

Tuesday Throwdown : Stitching 

Stamp with Fun : Fairies

Flutterby Wednesday : 3 or more layers

Stampavie and more : Anything Goes

Creatalicious : Show some 3D

For Fun Challenges : Favourite technique to colour (Promarkers without a doubt!)

Theme Thursday : Something Round

Craftalicious Challenges  : Birthdays

The Craft Garden : Fairies

Hanna and Friends : Celebrate

Fairy Fun Friday : For the Boys

C.R.A.F.T. : Babies/Children

Stamp Scrap and Doodle Saturdays : Animals

Party Time Tuesday : Anything Goes Birthday

Gingersnap Creations : Random Redhead Challenge – Fairies

Lothian Crafts – Blue and one other colour


Lisa x


48 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Danni
    Jul 17, 2010 @ 18:34:06

    This made me smile! Thanks for playing along with my flutter by challenge!


  2. Kelly B
    Jul 17, 2010 @ 19:05:56



  3. The Crafty Den
    Jul 17, 2010 @ 19:06:21

    Hi Lisa, what a fab card. Love the cute image and your colouring is perfect. Great papers and layout. Thanks for sharing with us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x


  4. katesacraftybugger
    Jul 17, 2010 @ 19:30:49

    great card – cute little dog ! thanks for joining us at I ♥ promarkers this week -Kate x


  5. Riet
    Jul 17, 2010 @ 19:52:29

    What a sweety


  6. Sue Tolley
    Jul 17, 2010 @ 20:21:53

    What a cute little doggy fairy..
    Thanks for playing FFF this week with such a fab card.
    Sue x


  7. Elaine
    Jul 17, 2010 @ 20:31:00

    Great card I love the doggie. Good luck in our Lothian Crafts challenge


  8. Corry
    Jul 17, 2010 @ 21:08:58

    So cute! I love the layered circles & the felt border! So fun! thanks for playing with the fairies this week at FFF! Good luck.


  9. Kiki
    Jul 17, 2010 @ 21:27:14

    Wow, this is fantastic! Such a funny image! And you’ve colored it perfectly!

    Thanks for joining us at Hanna & Friends this week.

    Hugs, Kiki


  10. Kimba-Slydog
    Jul 17, 2010 @ 21:29:02

    So cute!!!

    Thanks for joining us at Hanna and Friends this week.



  11. Julie
    Jul 17, 2010 @ 21:54:46

    Fab card Lisa- what a cute little image and coloured perfectly!! Great papes and love your stitching! Thanks for joiningus at PFP this week! Juliexx


  12. Michelle VP
    Jul 17, 2010 @ 22:05:53

    hahaha, your fairy dogfather is great! What a fun stamp! I love your coloring and paper choices too. 🙂 Thanks for stamping with us at Flutterby Wednesday!


  13. Karen
    Jul 17, 2010 @ 22:27:54

    Love this Lisa, and what a great image, it made me smile. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.


  14. Lorraine
    Jul 17, 2010 @ 22:47:01

    Oh, how cute is that!!! Great card. Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers this week.


  15. Tine
    Jul 17, 2010 @ 22:51:43

    What a fun image! Such a cute dog/fairy. Thanks for playing along with us this week at I ♥ Promarkers.
    Tine 🙂


  16. Kendra
    Jul 18, 2010 @ 01:21:54

    Very cute card! Great coloring and lovely paper. Thanks for playing at SSDS!


  17. Sandra
    Jul 18, 2010 @ 02:06:44

    the image is great…your colouring is super…i like it.

    Thanks for joining us at Hanna and friends.



  18. Lisa
    Jul 18, 2010 @ 05:03:33

    Adorable card! Such a soft and cute image! Thanks for playing along with us at FFC!


  19. Carol (Craftingranny)
    Jul 18, 2010 @ 06:06:08

    Since I am a dyed in the blue dog lover this card just fits my little Sparkey to a T! Thanks for joining us at For Fun this week.
    “Hugs” Granny


  20. Kim
    Jul 18, 2010 @ 06:24:03

    Your card is so cute. The faux stitching looks great! Thanks for playing along with us at Tuesday Throwdown.


  21. Annika
    Jul 18, 2010 @ 10:28:10

    The title cracked me up! lol Gorgeous card and absolutely beautiful colouring!!


  22. Eiglas
    Jul 18, 2010 @ 10:53:58

    Wow…woof woof… raowr…woof….arf arf…..!
    (doggy speak for ‘fab card!’)
    Thank you so much for coming over to play at C.R.A.F.T this week!


  23. Crafty Emma
    Jul 18, 2010 @ 11:20:21

    Aw such an adorable card and so sweet.
    Thanks for joining us at PFP and good luck.
    Hugs Emma x


  24. Nicolchen
    Jul 18, 2010 @ 15:25:44


    your card is totally cute…great colors and the image is so sweet :0)))

    Thanks for joining us at Hanna and Friends this week ;0)



  25. Shar B
    Jul 18, 2010 @ 15:39:14

    Too cute! Thanks for playing the Gingersnap Creations Fairy Challenge!


  26. Amelia
    Jul 18, 2010 @ 16:51:48

    Sooo cute, love the image. Thanks so much for joining us at For Fun Challenge this week.
    Amelia x


  27. Andie
    Jul 18, 2010 @ 18:31:21

    Hi Lisa,
    This is sooo cute. Love your image & gorgeous DPs. Thanks for joining us at PFP again.
    Andie xx


  28. Anna
    Jul 18, 2010 @ 19:26:12

    Adorable! Fun card! Thanks for sharing with us at Party Time Tuesdays.


  29. Kristie
    Jul 18, 2010 @ 23:09:31

    This is so cute!! Thanks for playing along with my Party Time Tuesdays challenge!


  30. Lori
    Jul 19, 2010 @ 00:59:17

    I love the paper and this image is so cute with the bone magic wand, I love it, thanks for joining Lexi’s Creations!


  31. vanni
    Jul 19, 2010 @ 07:33:07

    Lovely card, very sweet

    Thanks for joining us this week at Hanna and Friends.


  32. Ruth
    Jul 19, 2010 @ 09:23:48

    Love the colours and the image, thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers this week
    Ruth x


  33. lexi
    Jul 19, 2010 @ 11:16:05

    super cute card 😀 thanks for playing at LC

    hugs lexi xxx


  34. Sue C
    Jul 19, 2010 @ 17:37:46

    Fab card, love the colours you’ve used. Thanks for joining us at PfP and I ♥ ProMarkers. Sue C x


  35. Debs
    Jul 19, 2010 @ 21:31:58

    Fab Image…sooo cute!! 🙂
    thanks for joining us at PFP…Debs x


  36. Silke Ledlow
    Jul 19, 2010 @ 23:14:42

    Super cute card!!! The felt border is awesome!!! Thanks for playing the FTTC with us!!! Hugs ~S~


  37. carla aka scrappypug
    Jul 20, 2010 @ 02:33:24

    One of the cutest cards EVER! too adorable.. the dog father hehe. Thanks for joining us at Fairy Fun Fridays!


  38. Betty
    Jul 20, 2010 @ 02:58:27

    Lisa, thsi is too cute and fabulous! The felty edge is scrumptious! Thanks so much for playing FTTC!


  39. Makiko Jones
    Jul 20, 2010 @ 03:44:41

    What a darling card! I love the felt border and scallop circle! Great DPs and adorable doggie too!
    Thank you for playing along the FTTC with us.


  40. DeeDee
    Jul 20, 2010 @ 11:34:26

    A beautiful card!

    Thank you for joining us at Hanna and Friends and Stampavie and More!

    Hugs from Germany,


  41. Julie W
    Jul 20, 2010 @ 14:53:36

    What a fun image, a lovely card. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers this week.

    Julie x


  42. Andrea-Emmi41
    Jul 20, 2010 @ 18:40:18

    Very great card – like all of it – so wonderful image and design! Thanks for joining stamp with fun.


  43. Linda Coughlin
    Jul 21, 2010 @ 00:53:33

    Oh this is so totally wonderful – cute, cute, cute! I love everything about it – the image is charming, the DP fabulous and the felt is the perfect finishing touch! So happy you could join in the fun this week with the Creative Card Crew and Fairy Fun Friday!


  44. Tracy Payne
    Jul 21, 2010 @ 19:47:24

    Great card, really made me smile!

    Thanks for joining us at Craftalicious.

    Hugs Tracy x


  45. Valérie
    Jul 22, 2010 @ 21:00:22

    très jolie carte

    thanks for joining us at SAM this time


  46. Cheryl
    Jul 25, 2010 @ 03:02:37

    This is so beautiful,such a sweet image and love the colours!!! Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious!!


  47. Moshie
    Jul 29, 2010 @ 18:32:13

    Great card! Love your little fairy godfather! lol Too cute! Thanks for joining us at Craftalicious.
    hugs, Diana


  48. kaylou
    Jul 30, 2010 @ 23:23:32

    Aaaww this is so cute , thanks for playing along at creatalicious.
    Hugs Kaylou xoxo


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