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Monday, October 31, 2011

I was in a grey mood...

and I sure wish I hadn't been. It took me a while to figure out how I should color the Tilda image I used for this card. It didn't turn out too bad but I can tell you all one thing, I won't be choosing grey for a card in a long time. Not only did I end up not knowing how to color the image I also didn't have any grey mulberry roses that would go with this card. I ended up having to use Fred She Said Designs flowers. I ordered them a while back and finally found a way to use them on a Magnolia card. I think they add a sweet touch. The sentiment comes from Sentiments 4 You, they have an awesome collection of freebie sentiments and this one so happnens to be one of them. Sorry for having to cut this post short today (as if my other ones are any longer, lol) but I have a lot of house work to get done. And before I go here is my card.
I would like to enter my card into the current challenges:
  1. Midnight Sketch Challenge #127 - Sketch
  2. Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog - Anything Goes
  3. Dream Valley Challenges - Anything Goes
  4. Scrapbook Sisters - Anything Goes
  5. The Paper Shelter - Anything Goes
  6. Crafts And Me - Use Blue On Your Creation
  7. Inky Impressions - Anything Goes
  8. Paper Pretties - Use A Sentiment
  9. Sweet Stampin Challenge Blog - Anything Goes
  10. Creative Craft World - Use A Sentiment
  11. The Cutie Pie Challenge Blog - Use A Charm

Friday, October 14, 2011

Wedding Bells Ring...

My cousin Pauline is getting married on Sunday and I desperately had to make a Wedding card and what better way to introduce her to the adorable Magnolia stamps then by making her a card using a Magnolia stamped image. Because she's never seen a card like this I'm not sure if she'll like it. I know I love it but she's kind of a plain Jane so I'm having my doubts.
Instead of using patterned papers I embossed it because I wanted it white I had to put an effect on the white paper. This is my first embossed Magnolia card. I colored the image with pencil crayons and the flowers come from the very talented Jacque. The sentiment comes from the Sentiments 4 You blog and I just love it. I added the border around it to give it a classy look.
So here's my card. Let me know what you think...will she like it?
I would like to enter this card into the current challenges:

  1. Polka Doodles Challenges - Ribbons And Bows
  2. One Stitch At A Time - Anything Goes
  3. Ribbon Carousel Challenge Blog - Sparkle And Bling
  4. Magnolia-Licious Challenge Blog - Color Challenge (Green, Blue, White)
  5. Stampin Sisters In Christ - Anything Goes
  6. Flourishes - The Name Game Rosalee Maendel (R - Rhinestones, M - Multiple Layers)
  7. Crafty Ribbons - Ribbons And Lace
  8. Anything Goes Challenge Blog - Punches
  9. Lothian Crafts Online - Anything Goes
  10. Scrapbook Sisters - Anything Goes

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Some Yummy Candy To tell you all about

Beth has some great candy over on her blog. Head on over there now to enter, you only have till Oct 31 to do so. Click on her name above to take you there.


Don't go just yet... Candy over at Candy's Crafty Corner is having a wonderful giveaway to celebrate her new blog makeover. Head on over there and check it out now. Ends Oct 8th so you only have a few days left. Good luck everyone.