Monday, September 20, 2010

Mini Hanna & the real Hannah - Who's cuter?

I recieved my Pixie Cottage stamps in the mail last week and just had to colour them immediately. They are so cute. She is called Hannah, just like my granddaughter and I think she is almost as cute as my Hannah!
The first card uses cardstock that was left over from the Convention, I think it is by American Crafts. The dp is Melissa Francis. The ribbon, flowers and butterfly are all from my stash. She was coloured with my Copics.
The next card is very unlike my style. Halloween is really not a very big thing in South Africa, but this little Hannah in her witch costume just cried out to be used. The dp is from my scrapbox. The ribbon is velvet with purple bling - really gorgeous IRL, the flowers are Prima and some very dark purple roses I found at the Chinese store. The butterfly is from my stash.
And now for the REAL Hannah! I could not believe it when I realised it was Monday morning. This weekend just went by in a blur. I had my two granddaughters for a sleepover and we had so much fun, I didn't even notice how the weekend flew past. We spent the whole day on Sunday making clothes for the fairies in my garden.
Step 1: You beed to find exactly the right leaf or flower for your creation. This takes a lot of concentration.
Here she is - My Hannah - told you she is cute!
Step 2: You now have to make sure that the flower or leaf that you chose will fit the fairies. This requires very precise cutting.
This is Tertia-Lee, cutting a flower that became a dress for some lucky fairy.
It takes a lot of concentration to cut a single leaf into a fairy coat.

Step 3: When you are done, you have to leave the clothes in the fairy house in ouma's garden. (If you don't believe there are fairies in my garden, ask any one of my four children. There is a magical place where the fairies live - they have all seen them when they were little!)

Have a great week everybody. Hopefully the week will be a little slower than the weekend.


  1. The real Hannah is the cutest! Oh my, fairies in your garden? I will have to come and visit you soon!

  2. I have sleep overs with my nieces and I love it. This weekend my Hannah ended up sleeping with me in the bed and Jenna on the matress and she woke up in the middle of the night rather upset so I went and slept next to her and eventually made her go to the bed.

    Those are very precious memories you are making.