April 18, 2009

Just Magnolia #1...a sketch....Bugs & Kisses!!!

I made this card tonight for the first Just Magnolia challenge! They have a great sketch over there so if you love Magnolia stamps, as much as I do, then you need to pop on over there and play along!

I used this new paper that I picked up at Crop Circles in Peterborough the other day! It doesn't have the manufactures name on it anywhere, so unfortunately I can't tell ya who makes it but it is really fun brightly coloured paper and has a beautiful texture and is nice and heavy...really nice paper! EDIT: I found out who makes this fabby paper. It's by Die Cuts with a View and is from The Green Stack...I used Air Words and Wild Flowers!
I finally got my Magnolia Spring stamp set...let's just say there was a little issue with it! I owe a big, huge, gigantic thank you to my dear friend, Anki for all her help in sorting things out with my order!!! Thanks to her it finally arrived this week!!!! I was so super psyched to play with all the cute stamps!
The cuddle circle element is from The Shabby Shoppe and I printed it out on the computer on Prism Simple Smooth cardstock and cut it out then cut a scalloped circle with my Nesties to mat it!

I stamped Tilda on Prism Simply Smooth card stock and masked her and then stamped the butterfly grass with Memento Tuxedo black ink! I coloured her with my Copics and inked around the edges of the main image with Distress inks. I typed up the sentiment on my computer and printed it on Prism Simply Smooth card stock and cut it out with my Qk tag!
So, there ya have it!!! I am quite happy with how this card turned out and it was lots of fun to make and play along with the very first Just Magnolia challenge!!!!!
Thanks for stopping by and having a wee peek!


annemarie said...

wow this one is gorgeous, I haven't used this image and she is so cute. I will use her as soon as possible

have a nice sunday

hugs Annemarie

daisy said...

what a super cute card!


Malin E said...

Oh this was a really super beautiful card!!!
Hugs Malin from sweden

Kim Piggott said...

Tara this is so beautiful!
Your image is coloured to perfection and love that background!
Gorgeous paper and fabulous detail!
So great that you joined us at Just Magnolia!
kim x

Riet said...

what a beautiful card Tara,l love the image and colours.

hugs Riet.x

Bev said...

Fabulous card Tara, the papers and colours are so pretty and your colouring is amazing!! Thanks for joining us for our first week x

cats whiskers said...

Wow tara this is awesome you colouring as always is fabulous nd I love the papers you have used, thanks for joining us with such a beauty
Hugs Jacqui x

Tab said...

Well honey I think I died and went to heaven, your card is super duper gorge! I just adore the colours that you have used and that Tilda is just too sweet for words. Fab sentiment, will so have to check those out and I love how you have mounted it on a nestie. Have a great day!
Hugs Tab xxx

Poppy said...

gorgeous, love the papers.

Michele Roos said...

Gorgeous card Tara. Love the tilda image and the colouring is stunning. Yummy papers also. Hugs Michele x

Anki said...

Wonderful Tara and I am so happy that I could help you with the order. I'm there anytime for you dear! Kramis - Anki

Kelly Schelske said...

Gorgeous Tara, love the sentiment!! Beautiful coloring, fab colors, papers, love the Cuddle circle too, way too fun!!

Hugs, Kelly

Tara said...

Such a cute Tilda T and you've coloured her beautifully! I love the soft shading around the edges too, so pretty! A beautiful card which really makes me feel happy ;o) xx

Anonymous said...

Tara this is amazing, such lovely bright colours, and a beautifully coloured image.
Thank you for joining us at just magnolia. hugs rachxx

Naoual said...

Tara, your card is STUNNING!! Love the colour combination and don't get me started about your colouring, WOW! Love everything about this card!

Thank you so much for joining us at Just Magnolia this week,

xx Naoual

Tracey said...

This is just gorgeous Tara! I love it!

Kim said...

Fabulous I love all the bright colors!
Hugs~ Kim


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