Sunday, April 10, 2011

Magnolia Spring Extravaganza Card Entry.

Spring is right around the corner here in my part of the world. We're lucky not to live too close to the Red River, so we are not affected by the flooding. Everything is still brown and yucky though, but warmer weather is on the way.
To celebrate Spring, I made this card using a couple of Magnolia stamps, Tilda Carrying Lamb and Tulip Wheelbarrow. I am entering it into the Magnolia-licious Highlites Blog challenge called Easter/Spring Extravaganza in category #1 Easter/Spring themed card. . . I also am entering this into the Copic Creations Challenge Blog. My favourite technique is using 'flicking' to colour hair. I'm not sure how else to describe the method to colour hair so that it looks like separate strands, but you 'flick' your copic to achieve this look:)

Card Size: 4.75" x 6"

I coloured the wheelbarrow and Tilda with Copics, and added White Fun Flock to the lamb.

I used EK Success Daisy Chain Border Punch to add the flowers on the frame, it's my favourite punch right now. I attached them by cutting my foam squares in half, and finished off the look with white pearls in the center. I had a hard time not adding any ribbon but there was no room for it:) You can see the different layers in the photo below:

Recipe: CTMH PP-Miracle, CTMH CS-White Daisy & Sky, CTMH Ink-Black & Dutch Blue, CTMH SS-Happy Birthday & Four Seasons, Memento Black Ink, EK Success Daisy Chain Punch, Nestabilities Labels 17, Cuttlebug Vintage Die, Martha Stewart Monarch Butterfly Punch, White Fun Flock, Copics, Foam Squares, Pearls, Rhinestones.


Copics Used:

Skin-YR0000, YR00, E00, R02

Hair-W3, W7, 100, B01, B04

Dress/Socks-B000, B01, B04, R000, RV11

Sheep-W1, Y00, Y13

Shoes-C00, C1, C7

Wheelbarrow-E29, E30, E33, E35, E37

Flowers-B000, B12, B24, YG21, YG23, YG25, G28


Challenges Entered:

Magnolia-licious Highlites Blog - Easter/Spring Extravaganza Category #1

Paper Cutz Challenge #86 - hand stamped image of a lamb

Copic Creations - Challenge #47 Favourite Copic Technique, flicking for hair

4 Crafty Chicks - Photo Inspiration, I went with the flowers




Beth said...

Deneen, what an adorably sweet card! Your coloring is perfect, and I love the Fun Flock!

Rene said...

Oh WOW! This is GORGEOUS! Just amazing!
Rene :D

Barb Hardeman said...

Sweet, sweet card and wonderful dimension! Your coloring is so pretty and I love the repeat of the flower punched border.

Eulanda said...

WOW! This is so pretty!! Luv the flowers framing both layers. Your flicking technique looks fabulous!! Great image coloring too! Hugs!

Crafts2do4fun said...

Beautiful card, love everything about it, great job
I lived in Steinbach Manitoba many years ago.

Karen said...

Beautiful! The daisy chain is the perfect touch on this! : )

Cami said...

Very pretty card with the lovely daisy chain on the edges, and I love the Fun Flock on the lamb!
Hugs, Cami

Unknown said...

This is such a sweet card! Very pretty too!

RenateKreativ said...

Beautiful card, love everything about it, great job
Hugs Renate

Rosie said...

Oh Deneen, this is gorgeous! I love how you colored Tilda and the white border is fabulous! You did an amazing job. Hugs, Rosie

cabio's craft corner said...

Deneen this card is gorgeous. It's gorgeous and it looks like a pretty picture :o)

Unknown said...

What an adorable card and great colors too!!!! Way to go

Cathy said...

Beautiful card! Thank you for sharing how you did it. The daisy chain border is just perfect with Tilda and the scene.

Elle said...

Beautifully done! Sure worth voting for.

Karen Arthur said...

Oh, what a beautiful card. I love the colors, images and all the fancy decorative touches... awesome.

Diana Crick said...

Absolutely stunning, wonderful colouring. You have enabled me, I NEED the daisy punch!
hhugs, Diana

Lisette Morris said...

Gorgeous! Love the framing! Amazing card!

Card Crazy said...

Beautiful! Love all the gorgeous lacy flower trim, and your colors are wonderful.
Sue S.

Pam said...

Love your gorgeous card!!! All the white flowers around the edges makes your coloring pop.
Hugs from Idiana,

Sue said...

Another beautifull card Luv Sue x

Lori Turner said...

What a gorgeous, spring-filled card Deneen!! I love the flowers around the border and your coloring is amazing! Thanks for playing with Leanne's inspiration photo at 4 Crafty Chicks as one of your jump off rocked it!

Chris said...

This is just gorgeous! I hadn't noticed that Tilda stamp before and just love it. You did a wonderful job on your coloration. I love the coloration on your wheelbarrow sooooooo much!

Mascha Zimmerman said...

What a greta card, love al the withe elements. She's so cute in her bleu dress and the dark hair, lovely job. Bye Mascha

RoseC said...

Deneen, your Tilda looks beautiful filled with Copics. Love her hair!!! So glad to see your entry at Copic Creations. ~ Rose

Leanne said...

You've done my inspiration photo justice, what a beautiful card. Love those flowers, love that stamp. Amazing. Thanks again for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks, look forward to more creations from you....TFS!

Christina C. said...

Absolutely your magnificent creation!!!!!

Dawn said...

Just beautiful!

Sandy said...

So beautiful, I love your design and all your flowers!

XxJULESxX said...

oh wow just gorgeous!

Iulia said...

What an adorable card! The white and blue go so well together and your image simply pops out. I love all the white borders around the image and those tiny lovely flowers! Great coloring too!
Hugs, Iulia

Dena J said...

Beautiful coloring! Ialways am impressed with your skill with color. And for years I have been inspired by your templates and creations. I have selected you for the 'Stylish Blog Award'. See my blog for details and THANK you! for sharing your work.

Anonymous said...

I really like the work you do! To say you have talent is an understatement!

Thanks for being such an inspiration! :-)

Sonia said...

Totally Gorgeous Cards!
Good Luck!


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