Tuesday, 9 March 2010

Magnolia DT card

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Hi everyone, hope you’ve had a good day today. Here’s another of my Magnolia DT cards this time featuring the gorgeous butterfly Tilda from Chasing Butterflies collection last spring and the little rose stamp. I’ve watercoloured her with distress inks, cut her out and and added little wire antennae and lots of stickles. The background card and papers were all sent by Magnolia so I’m afraid I don’t know the brands and all the flowers and leaves and dark blue ribbon are from Magnolia too. The blue scalloped circles were all cut with nestability dies and the one behind Tilda has been embossed with a CB swirls folder. They’ve all been sponged with white ink and stickled of course :D. I also used up a small piece of the vellum paper I made for my Magnolia chocolate box card for the bottom and I sprayed the background card under it so that there’s a bit of blue showing through.

I’m entering my card into these challenges:
Cupcake Challenges ‘flower power’
Stamp with Fun ‘spring’
By the cute and girly ‘spring’

Should be up to date soon hopefully so that I can catch up with what you’ve all been doing :D. TFL tt for now.

16 comments:

Brodders said...

Simply gorgeous as are all of your cards xx

Jodie from Oz said...

Christine,
Butterfly Tilda is adorable, you've coloured her to perfection. I love shaped cards. Your detail and design are beautiful. Have a wonderful week. hugs Jodie from Oz

Maris said...

Hi Chris, ohh love your new card,so cute xx

Jojjo said...

What a beautiful card! I love it :)

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow Chris this is so stunning!
Your design is utterly amazing and your colouring exquisite!
Such a Chris masterpiece I love it!
hugs
kim x

Mag said...

Oh wow Chris what an awesome creations and what a great use of circle dies !!! I love all these little clouds, Tilda is really too cute and beautifully coloured !!!
Hugs
Mag :)

Lillemor said...

WOW!!! Such a unusual design, it looks just beatiful!
Hugs Lillemor

stampingheaven said...

Oh my word Chris this is out standing.... very inspirational. Love it.
Hugs ~ Ali x ~

Cordine said...

what a stunning card!
Hugs
Cordine

papirdilla said...

WOW, absolutely gorgeous! I just love this:) The layout is amazing and your coloring, too. Beautiful colours and details. I really like how you used the circles.

Hugs,
Hanne

Trudy said...

What a wonderful card !!
love all the details !!!
fantastic work !!
Hugs Trudy

Kerry said...

Beautiful card. Your colouring is perfect (wish I could colour like this!!) xx

Darcie said...

Wow Chris!! Breathtakingly gorgeous :) Love!
Hugs x

Rosie said...

Wow, this card takes my breath away! The layers are just fabulous! I saw your cards in Magnolia Ink and have been on a search since to find your blog. Your work is amazing!!

I really love how you create your shadow background...do you have a tutorial to explain how to create the spotty background effect? Rosemary

cafty lil pixie said...

Hi Chris, you are exquisite & inspiring! Thank you for being so talented, you make me think about my own work. have a look at my blog, http://craftylilpixie.blogspot.com
I'm only a beginner though... so I have a long way to catch up to you :)
Hugs Hayley :)

Christel Webb said...

Your Cards are amazing Chris.

Christel

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