Saturday, August 12, 2023


 Hello everyone,

I found this gorgeous image, for free, from Gecko Galz  to use in their monthly card challenge, oh he is beautiful and didn't need much to dress him up at all..


So into my stash to find card stock to match or at least blend in, and found this dark teal,
but, only half a strip..and two dies that just matched the mage as well..

I then inked up the edges of the dark teal with an old, but still going strong
Stampin'up ink..Blue Bayou.

Glued on the die cuts first, panel on top..

Needed some leaves, but not just green ones. 
and not these ones, they were not right..too heavey.

Dug deeper in my stash and found this die set from years ago
 and the rose leaves were perfect..


But the colour was wrong, so needed to water colour.

Played for a while and this was pretty close to what I was going for..

The panel needed lifting now..

Leaves in place, I was getting pretty excited by now,
 building it was so fun..

The little clusters of leaves and flowers..

Top and bottom..

Little resin hearts in rain bow colours,
 they pick up the colour of whereever you put them..

So pretty and shiny..

Look at that detail on the unicorn..

So followed that as bet as I could..

and sold..and she wants three more..
So, there we go..

Thank you so much for stopping by..
I'll see you tomorrow..


Challenges to enter....

A Perfect time to Craft   [anything goes]

Ally's Angels    [anything goes]

Crafts Galore Encore challenge   [anything goes ]

and look...

    Well, that made my day!!


Janette said...

Beautiful, what a stunning image and all your add-ons are perfect, not surprised the lady wanted more

Lisa said...

Love the image you found and those super stunning flowers and leaves really bring this to a whole new level of card.

pinky said...

Oh wow you have dressed him up beautifully Chrissy. Super gorgeous! Well done on your very deserved top 3!!

aussie aNNie said...

Stunning card with the beautiful unicorn and congrats on your win xx

Chris said...

Absolutely gorgeous Chrissy, the unicorn is so beautiful, your added embellishments are perfect, a really magical card.

Margreet said...

Gorgeous creation with that fab unicorn (have that image too) and love how you brought all together. Great compliment that the lady who buyed it wanted more of them.
Congrats on your Top 3 spot. Well deserved.
xxx Margreet

Valerie-Jael said...

Congratulations on being chosen again. Your horse reminds me of a fairytale, so beautiful. Hugs, Valerie

Sarah said...

That is really glorious Chrissy, love how the accents have really enhanced that majestic unicorn xx

*Vicki* said...

Oh my that is such a gorgeous image indeed! So many details to it and I love how you've embellished him up with the flowers and borders! So beautiful Chrissy! Congrats on your win!!

jimlynn said...

Knock dead gorgeous plus! WoW! Love the image and the pop of the pink roses are so pretty on here. Beautiful!!

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous image and card Chrissy
and congrats with your topper

gr karin

crafty-stamper said...

Fabulous card and Unicorn image,love the colour and beautiful die-cut borders.
Carol x

crafty-stamper said...

ooops meant to say congrats on your Top 3 too
Carol x

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

WOW! That is a sumptuous way to show off a Unicorn, a gorgeous card.
Faith x

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Chrissy thank you for welcoming me back to blogland, oh my this is absolutely beautiful the detail you have added to the original image is amazing I love it
lorraine x

Conniecrafter said...

You really know how to dress up an image don't you, love the way you added the borders and the gorgeous flowers to match perfectly!

Brenda said...

This is an amazing image, made even my amazing by your card making super powers!

Brenda said...

Those trees were perfect! Love your detailed little scene.

Rainey's Craft Room said...

What a beautiful design using such lovely elements to complement the gorgeous image. Thank you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge.

Carole J said...

Such a stunning card, Chrissy! I love your photo tutorial. The intricate border dies frame your image beautifully and the lovely flowers echo those in the image.
Thank you for joining the August Card image challenge at Gecko Galz.