Thursday, 15 November 2012

Marvelous Magnolia #3 'Traditional X-mas Colours'

Hey all, today it's time for another fabulous challenge at Marvelous Magnolia. Today we'd like to see you use 'Traditional Christmas Colours'. We have some fab prizes in store for the lucky winner from Magnolia-licious & The Ribbon Girl - 2 of my fave shops! We also have some really great inspiration from the design team for you too, so don't forget to head over to the challenge blog & check out their scrummy creations!
Anyhow on to my card, I've done so many 6x6" cards recently that I thought it was about time for one of my more interesting layouts & I haven't done the half circle blank with circular topper thing for quite some time now, so that's just what I made...

This is actually a Summer Tilda stamp, but I thought she looked just as good as a Christmas fairy! She has been coloured with Distress Inks & highlighted with Crystal Glamour Dust.

Distress Inks:
Skin - Tattered Rose, Old Paper
Hair - Antique Linen, Walnut Satin, Scattered Straw
Top, Boots, Flower - Victorian Velvet, Fired Brick
Shorts, boots trim & foliage - Shabby Shutters, Bundled Sage
Crown - Pumice Stone
Shading - Pumice Stone & Black Soot
I sprayed the ocversized fairy charm with white primer spray paint & tied her with twine in a double bow. The mini-alphas have been stuck onto kraft cardstock tabs that I made for the sentiment. Shabby ribbon bow made with seam binding & set with a buttin & Santa Rocks brad!
I made some more little scrolls, this time tied with twine, I also made an ornate pin from metal spacers & pearl beads, these flowers are from WOC.
Stunning ribbon flowers above are by Maya Road.
Dies Used:
Magnolia Doo Hickey Lovely Fence & So Wrapped Lovely
Spellbinders Nestabilities Circles & Scalloped Circles
I'd like to enter into the following challenges:
Magnolia-licious - Stickles or Glitter
Magnolia Mania - Motiv 3D
Fussy & Fancy - Pearls & Flowers
Sweet Stampin' - Anything Goes 
Stamptacular Sunday - For the love of Tilda
Stamp For Fun - 3 Punches
Songbird - Diamonds are a girls best friend



  1. Adorable card Deb and those green flowers are yummie!!!!

    xx Irene

  2. lovely, great creation, thanks for joining in at DMCC

  3. absolutly gorgeous, love the design
    thanks for playing with us at fussy and fancy this week

  4. What an adorable card. I don't even think card is the right word...more like "piece of art". it's absolutely adorable and I don't care what they "name" Tilda...she's perfect as a Christmas fairy.Great painting on this card! Hugs, Gail

  5. Sooooo gorgous your card Deb, i loved all the details and the colouring.
    Hugs Astrid

  6. Gorgeous! and fabulous embellishments too. Thanks for joining in our 'Anything Goes' challenge at Sweet Stampin'.

  7. Hi Debs
    Stunning card, beautifully coloured image and so many lovely little extras. Just gorgeous work.
    Suzie xx

  8. Gorgeous sitting Tilda. Love how you transformed it into a Christmas fairy. You have a way of adding perfect embellishments.

  9. Fantabulous card! OMGoodness, I love this! Great coloring, fantastic design, and so many wonderful embellishments--so much fun to look at each of them! Thank you so much for sharing this gem with us at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge! Hope to see you again next week! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

  10. WOW this is awesome and I love all of your embellies :-)

    Thanks for joining us over at Fussy and Fancy for our pearls and flowers challenge - good luck!

    xx Sazzle xx

  11. WOWZER!! What a gorgeous design!! Love all of your stunning details and shaped design!! Thanks for sharing your creation with us over at Fussy and Fancy Fridays ! Hope you will join us again!! Smiles and Hugs - *Vicki* ~ DT member

  12. WOW!!! Amazing card. So many beautiful details... Need spend days to enjoy to see all of them. ))) Great job!!!
    Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin` “Anything Goes” Challenge and we hope to see you again soon.

  13. so stunning deb.gorgeous image and i love your colours and details :D

    xx coops xx

  14. Wow Debs I love the Santa rocks bottle cap button I love all of this it's so pretty! Hugs Rebekah xx

  15. Wow Deb this is absolutely stunning, fab shape and awesome details.
    I have candy at my blog
    HUGZ Fleur xXx

  16. This is such a lovely idea. Cute image and beautifully coloured.
    Hugs, Nancie

  17. What a gorgeous card!! The image is lovely and your colouring is beautiful! Love your design and all the wonderful embellishments!!
    Thank you for sharing this with us at Stamptacular sunday challenge, hope to see you again next week!

    Hugs Jessica

  18. Wow, this is fabulous and your embellishments have such detail! Thanks for joining our challenge at 7 Kids College Fund!

  19. Very nice creation - I like the motiv and the many great details. Thanks for joining Stamp with Fun.
    Big hug

  20. Gorgeous gorgeous creation! Love all the lovely details. Hugs :)

  21. wat een schitterende kaart
    bedankt voor je deelname aan DMCC
    gr miriam


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