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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

GDT card for ABC Challenge

Good day everyone,

My last card as GDT for April at ABC Challenge, 

The challenge is J for Just as you like it, so anything goes


I created this beautiful wedding card for a friend, they got married then flew off the the islands for the reception.  This is why I added a few sea shells to the card to represent the ocean along with the soft blue colors.


I used an Image from KennyK's called Wedding Dance and colored it with Copics,  I added some stardust to her dress for some shimmer.

Skin: E13, E11, E00, E000, R20
Her hair: E34, YR23, YR21
His Hair: E47, E57, E34, E31
Dress: E81, W00
Suit: W9, W7, W5, W3, W1, W00
Shadow: BG000, BG0000, BG02


Papers used are Cottage Garden from Whimsy, white bazzill embossed with Spellbinder's Dainty dots folder.  Other dies used Spellbinders Stately Circle and Fleur de Lys.


Flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts

Entering my card
Wild Orchid Crafts - 3 different flowers
KennyK's Krafty Krew - Anything goes

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day
Louise

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Easter Goodness for Simply Magnolia

Good day everyone, I have an Easter creation to share with you today as
my DT card for our challenge  at Simply Magnolia,
Easter Goodness

Use anything related to Easter, rabbit, chicks, Easter egg etc....


For my DT creation, I decided to go with a criss cross card, papers are from Graphic 45 Sweet Sentiment Collection.  For the trim I used Doohicky's Tilda's lace Border and Image is with Spellbinders Label One and Decorative Labels One.


Magnolia Stamps used are Easter Egg fro m the 09 stamp collection 
and Tip Leaves from the Pet Animal Collection.  
Colored with copics, I added Glossy accents to the bow 
and tiny pearls on the flowers.
Egg: E81, W00
Bow: Y26, Y21, YR30
Leaves: G28, G24, G20, YG21
Flowers: V15, V12, V01


Flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts and from stock


For the butterflies,  border is from Joy Crafts and the added butterfly
 is Vintage flourish  also from Joy Crafts


Inside card I used Magnolia Chicken in Egg from the Happy Easter Collection


Entering my card
Magnolia-licious - All things flowery
Crafting for all seasons - Dies and punches
Alphabet challenge - E for Easter
A Creative Romance - Eggcellent Spring
Stamping Sensation - Use dies and Punches

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day
Louise

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Tilda & her bunny for Tilda's Town

Good day everyone,

We have a new challenge for you today at Tilda's Town, our theme is

Easter/Spring


I created an Easter card using Go Kreate Frilly #5 die and used Memory Box papers called Brioche.  It's a 6x6 paper pad which I purchased a few years ago.  Aged the edges using Walnut stain distress ink and White Gesso.

For my card I used the sketch over at MDUC 




My sweet image is called Tilda & her bunny from the Butterfly Wishes Collection.  Colored with copics, I added Glossy accents and white Flower soft to the bunny.  Around my image I embossed with shabby white Frantage.

Skin: E13, E11, E00, E000, R20
Hair: E47, E57, E44, E53
Reds: E19, E07, R05, R02, Y21
Brown: E44, E43, E42, E41, E40
Bunny: E81, W1, W00



Flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts and from stock


Butterfly is from Joy Crafts called Vintage Flourish Butterfly

Join us for a chance to win a $10 Gift Certificate to Tilda's Town online Magnolia Store.



Tilda's Town is a most magical shop specializing in Magnolia Stamps.  We carry over 1,100 stamps in stock at all times.  We offer Free Worldwide shipping on every order, every day.  You can also save up to an additional 20% on your purchase by using one of our famous coupon codes.  Visit us at Tilda's Town and live the magic.

I am entering my card
Divas by Design - Easter/Spring
Midweek Magnolia - Easter / bunnies
Alphabet Challenge - E - Easter
Stamp and Create with Magnolia - Spring Colors
MDUC - Sketch + option Easter

Thanks for stopping by, have a great day
Louise

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

GDT card for ABC Challenge

Hello everyone,

Very excited and honored to be GDT for the Month of April at ABC Challenge, the letter is L

L for in a Line (Tic Tac Toe / Bingo)


For my card I used the line ; Pearls , Lace and Flowers
My papers used for my card are Graphic 45 Bird Song Collection and I used Go Kreate Frilly #5 for the shape.


Our sponsor for the challenge is Sherri Baldy, I used her beautiful image called Cherry Blossom Geisha and colored her with Copics. I added mini pearls to the strap of her sandals, and cut the fan from the Bird Song paper.  I embossed Shabby Pink  Frantage around my image and Used Spellbinders Timeless Rectangle for the die.

Skin : E13, E11, E00, E000, R20
Hair : C9, C7, C5, C3
Bleu : BG07, BG02, BG01, BG0000
Pink : R32, R30, R000


Flowers are Wild Orchid Craft toned down with a little white Gesso.  


Around my papers I inked Vintage photo and Walnut stain and added some White Gesso



Entering my card
Alphabet Challenge - D for die cut
All Sorts Challenge - Dies
Southern Girls - Floral Frenzy
Chocolate, Coffee and Cards - Glitter and Lace
Craft your Passion - Shaped cards, anything but square
Papertake Weekly - Anything goes
Papercrafting Journey - Anything goes
Totally Papercraft - Think Pink

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day
Louise

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Bingo using Scorpio Tilda

Simply Magnolia - Midweek reminder

My DT card today is for our current challenge at Simply Magnolia,
you still have one more week to enter, our theme is Bingo



For the Bingo line I used Ribbon, Die cuts and Charm.  For the shape of my card I used Go Kreate Frilly #10 with papers from Pion called Alma's sewing room.


For my image I used this new little cutie from the Zodiac Collection 
called Scorpio Tilda and colored her with copics.  
Dies used are Spellbinders Classic Circle and Joy Crafts Lacey Square Frame

Skin : E13, E11, E00, E000, R20
Hair : E57, E44, E15, E31, E50
Clothing : RV93, RV91, RV0000


Flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts, toned down with a little White Gesso, 
I also added some the the birdcage metal charm


For the image in the metal frame, I cut out a piece from my paper, also added a cut out butterfly then coated with Glossy accents and added small pearls.


Entering my card
Creative Inspiration - It's a girl thing
Midweek Magnolia - Lacey Lace
Fussy and Fancy - Shabby Chic
Time for a Magnolia Challenge - Flowers Everywhere

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day
Louise

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Flowers for Tilda's Town

Hello everyone, today I have my DT card to share with you for our challenge at Tilda's Town, our theme for this week is 

Flowers


For the shape of my my card I used Go Kreate Frilly `7 die, and my papers are from Kaisercraft Curiosity paper pack.


For my cute little scene I used 3 Magnolia stamps, Foxy Poxy from the Little Circus Moscow Collection,  Watercan  and Stone Path  both from the Chasing Butterflies Collection. I used Spellbinders Floral Oval and Petite Oval dies, images are colored with Copics.

Watercan : C5, C3, C1, C00, E15 with blender for the rust effect
Fox: E15, E13, E11, E000, E0000
Stones : W5, W3, W1, W00, E31
Green: YG67, YG63, G20
Flowers: Y21, E15, YR23


Flowers used are Wild Orchid Crafts and Multicraft Imports, 
I toned them down with a little white Gesso




                                  Join us for a chance to win a $10 Gift Certificate 
                                         to Tilda's Town online Magnolia Store.


Tilda's Town is a most magical shop specializing in Magnolia Stamps.  We carry over 1,100 stamps in stock at all times.  We offer Free Worldwide shipping on every order, every day.  You can also save up to an additional 20% on your purchase by using one of our famous coupon codes.  Visit us at Tilda's Town and live the magic.

Entering my card in the following challenges
Deep Ocean - For a Friend
Inky Chicks - Lace up your card
Crafty Calendar - Animal Antics
Crazy Challenge - Flower Frenzy
Cute Card Thursday - Floral Delight

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day
Louise

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Spring is in the air......

Good day everyone, 
Finally after a big snowstorm this week followed by very cold weather, 
it finally warmed up a bit and today it actually feels a bit like spring.

Today we have a new challenge starting at Tilda's Town  and our theme is

Spring is in the air....


For my Spring DT card, I used the beautiful papers from Pion Design Vintage Garden with some Kraft cardstock.  The small labels are also cut outs from the paper.


I used London Tilda from the Little London Collection and masked the Spring Fence from the Hoppy Easter Collection.  I added Glossy accents and small clear rhinestones to her umbrella.  I also lightly brushed on some white Gesso to the dress and boots after coloring with copics.

Skin: E13, E11, E00, E000, R20
Hair : E57, E53, E51, E50
Blue : B99, B97, B95, B93, B91
Fence: E47, E57, E35, E53, E51, W3, W1


Flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts and from stock, then I added some White Gesso


Dies used are Spellbinders Labels One and Decorative Labels One


Come join us for a chance to win a $10 Gift Certificate to Tilda's Town online Magnolia Store.


Tilda's Town is a most magical shop specializing in Magnolia Stamps.  We carry over 1,100 stamps in stock at all times.  We offer Free Worldwide shipping on every order, every day.  You can also save up to an additional 20% on your purchase by using one of our famous coupon codes.  Visit us at Tilda's Town and live the magic


Entering my card in the following challenges
Papertake Weekly - Bingo (Gems-Die Cuts- Flowers)
Divas by Design - Lets see your Magnolia
A Creative Romance - Use 2 Stamps
Addicted to Stamps - Lace and Pearls
Oldie but a Goodie - Spring has Sprung (old items used,Fence stamp, Spellbinder dies)
Time for a Magnolia Challenge - Spring is in the Air
ABC Challenge - H for Hair
Deep Ocean - Lace and Pearls

Thanks for stopping by and have a great week
Louise