Friday 5 April 2013

The Dutch Magnolia Chickies

Hi all - today I am posting a card over at The Dutch Magnolia Chickies for there 'Funny' challenge as a guest designer after being choosen for Top 3 on their previous challenge - so chuffed it's the first time I've guest designed for a Magnolia challenge! 
I have actually been thinking this card through for a while now as I wanted to make a shaped easel with pop-up elements (something I've never done before). So I used this beautiful 'Happy Easter' background with the 2 cute little bunnies 'Ballerina Bunny Tilda' and 'Tilda hiding Easter Egg' from this years Little Easter collection...

The papers are from the Crea Dream collection by Maja Design. The shaped die is by Go Kreate Frilly Frame #5 & the ornate ovals are by Spellbinders.  Images are coloured with Distress Inks & highlighted with Crystal Glamour Dust.
The quote is from a HOTP CD rom - I was origionally going to use a garden themed quote, but when I heard about guest designing for The Dutch Magnolia Chickies 'Funny' challenge I choose this one instead & actually it works muich better!
Katie (who actually won the MDUC challenge last time!) was helping me with the pop-up elements as she had just made a very simelar card, so please go & see her pop-up shaped easel using the link below as it is a real stunner.
Thankyou for your help & kind words Katie.x
I'd like to enter into the following challenges:
MDUC - Sketch
 Totally Tilda - Shaped Card
Simply Magnolia - Hats off
Tildas Town - F&F or U&E
Stamp & Create with Magnolia - Spring with Animals
 Lovely hAngler or Sweet Magnolia - Butterflies or things that flutter (chick)
7 Kids College Fund - Things with wings (chick on background stamp!)


  1. Soooooo sweet and beautiful Deb, congrats on being a GD at the Chickies Blog or as we say in Dutch...........gefeliciteerd!!!!!!!!!!!

    xx Irene

  2. Oh wow so cute, love the shape and great take on the sketch, you're colouring is stellar, thanks for joining us at MDUC and Totally Tilda, good luck!

  3. Fabulous Deb. you did a superb job on this double easel card! Gorgeous coloring as usual, another eye candy.
    Have a great weekend. BTW, thanks for the link.

  4. WOW!!! Your card is AMAZING!!! Love your colouring, so beautiful! Your card is a real stunner! Thanks for joining us at Totally Tilda. Hugs, Brigitte

  5. Gorgeous Card, such a pretty scene you created. Thanks for joining us at Tilda's Town for our challenge this week
    hugs Louise

  6. Wow Deb! What a gorgeous card!
    Thanks for playing at MDUC this week,
    Hugs x

  7. Gorgeous card, love the coloring and the style. I admire your coloring, so pretty. Enjoy you GDT spot!
    Hugs Kelly

  8. Is amazing. Fantastic work did you made! Incredible. Elena F.

  9. so stunning deb.gorgeous sweet images and i love your colours and really fantastic design :D

    xx coops xx

  10. oh Debs this is just gorgeous darling really pretty and such fun
    Thank you for entering our challenge at Totally Tilda
    Hugs Susie Sugar xx

  11. Your card is Stunning! Love the colors and design. Thank you so much for entering the Challenge! The Design Team appreciates the time you invested in your project and that you have shared it with all our blog followers!


  12. Oh Deborah,

    what a gorgeous creation, your coloring is amazing. The details are gorgeous!!!

    Thanks for joining in the fun at Simply Magnolia!


    Lins x

  13. Such an amazing card, Deb! Love everything on it!! I am really impressed by the colours, your colouring, shape, embellishing... wow!!
    Hugs, Karina

  14. Dag deb
    dank je wel dat je onze gastdesigner wilde zijn met deze prachtige kaart
    groetjes miriam (dutch magnolia chickies challenge)

  15. Oh word Deborah! What a stunning, beautiful delight this is!! Thank you so much for joining the Magnolia-licious Wee Stamps Challenge!! :)
    Sheri Willshire

  16. Fun is right!!! What an adorable creation! So well done! So glad you could join us for the Magnolia-licious and Wee Stamps Challenge!

  17. Beautiful card!!! Love all of the fun details........hugs,Janiel

  18. Wow! Loving the soft pretty colors and sweet image! Darling embellies too! Thank you for playing at 8-)

  19. Beautiful card! I love all the lovely details. Thank you for playing along with the Stamp and Create with Magnolia Challenge. We will have another one for you tomorrow; we hope you will play along again soon!
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