Monday, March 29, 2010

Just Magnolia-Sketch by Jane/Magnolia-licious - Spring Project with Acetate/ Fussy and Fancy Fridays - Easter / Magnolia Down Under - Stitching



Today I had some fun putting together some creative cards for challenges. For this card I used my Nestibilities, Labels, and cut through the card to make a frame for the image on the inside. I used some acetate that I had laying around and put it between the layers on the front of the card, that way it doesn't show through the card. I then added some ribbon on the card as the design papers are from Martha Stewart's new Easter collection and only come in 4 x 6". That was a tiny bit small for my card. I covered the seam of the two papers on the front with co-ordinating Papertrey ribbon. I sewed down the papers to fit in with the Magnolia Down Under Challenge of Stitching, Real or Fake. I added on my little Tilda holding her lamb, colored in copics. At the top of the front of the card I added some decorative corner cut outs and put Martha Stewart flowers on top to match the sketch from Just Magnolia. Here's there sketch:
Magnolia-licious is looking for cards with acetate on them, so the window on my card was so it would fit that challenge. Finally fussy and Fancy Fridays is looking for Easter cards. So my card was made for 4 challenges.
On the inside of my card I used an Easter scene I purchased from Magnolia, colored to match Tilda. I layered some Martha Stewart Easter paper over the stamped scene, added tons of glitter and more Papertrey ribbon to match the front of the card. My sentiment is the fabulous sentiment from Stamping Bella that Emily made for me. It is now for sale and you can get one before Easter.
Have a great Monday.
Hugs xx
Carolyn

17 comments:

Beverly Gotthardt said...

I'm not much into the Magnolia kids, but I love that image on the inside of the card. Don't get me wrong, your card is gorgeous, your execution is flawless.

debby4000 said...

Fantastic card, wonderful work with the magnolia images.
luv
Debby

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Carolyn,
Wow this is a beautifully crafted card. There is so much in it. The colours and layout are magic and Tilda is so sweet set at the side of the card aperture like that. Gorgeous work.
Hugs,
Fiona x

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow!
This is awesome Carolyn!
I love your wonderful scene and beautiful colours and details!
hugs
kim x

jannes hobbykrok said...

This is stunning,so very beautiful!
Love,Janne

Claude said...

Oh dear, this is stunning!

Tracey Feeger said...

Carolyn this is gorgeous. Beautiful colouring and stunning card. Thanks for joining us at MDUC.
mwah
Trace

dolcreations said...

How cute is this card! I love the scene! Beautifully coloured!

Shirley N said...

Such a beautiful card. Love this scene you've created!

Jackie Thomas said...

Oh Carolyn, this card is amazing. I adore the little easter scene and Tilda looks gorgeous. Your colouring is amazing. Love it. xo Jackie

heidy said...

Hi Carolyn,thank you for stopping by and leaving me your sweet comment.
I really love your cards ,I Sign
in to be your follower,
Hugs Heidy

Debbie Pamment said...

WOW - what a fabulous creation - I love the scene you've created!
Thanx sooo much for joining us at MDUC
xXx

Peta's Blog said...

Wow that is an awesome card. I love every detail of it :oD
The images are gorgeous and the colours work really weel with it too. I love the see through window. Thankyou for commenting on my post too I really appreciate it :oD
Happy stamping
Peta

Stampin Mindy said...

Super cute, love the window! Darling images too. Thanks for joining us at Fussy and Fancy this week!

April Rose said...

What a cute Easter card! Adorable images, beautiful coloring, love the window! Thank you for joining us at Fussy and Fancy Friday!
Hugs,
April

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