Monday, October 26, 2009

Happy Wishes

This was made for Just Magnolia Challenge 28 Martine's Sketch. My first entry with Just Magnolia and my very first sketch challenge. I've entered a few challenges recently, but not sketch challenges. This was harder than I thought, here's me thinking a sketch would be easy to follow, but my mojo went for a huge walk. What made it harder, I decided to challenge myself a little further and mix pattern papers, Basic Grey makes it easy bringing out little collections of beautiful papers, but I normally play it safe and use one pattern with coloured cs.

Tilda with Cowberry Muffin is one of the new stamps I just received as a prize for Magnolia-licious's World Card Making Day Challenge, the prize was to pick any 3 Magnolia stamps from Magnolia-licious Store. Thanks again to Suzanne Dean for hosting the event & for Diana Crick's generosity. I stamped Tilda out a couple of times  for dimension, coloured her with my Copics and airbrushed the Nestie Oval. I hand cut the oval mats, I find the Nestie Ovals are not big enough, even with the set of 4. Hopefully with the distressing you can't notice how crooked they are. Flowers from existing stash, spotted flower cut with MS punch to match DP.  Distressed the paper edges. I tried for a bit of a shabby chic look to this card,  but I'm worried I ended up with a bit too shabby & not enough chic end result.

Magnolia Tilda with Cowberry Muffin, DP Lemonade by Basic Grey, all punches by Martha Stewart, pearl border by Kaisercraft, Sentiment - Hero Arts, ribbon & flower centres from stash.


Jeanette said...

This is fantastic Jodie! Really stunning!
Hugs Jeanette :)

Tracey Feeger said...

Gorgeous Jodie. Love the colours. Very bright and cheery. Love that border punch too - you are making me want to buy one. LOL.

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful card. As always you are so clever with your colours and ideas.

hugs & kisses
Pat C

Nancy said...

What a adorable card Jodie! Love the DP that you have used and Tilda is colored perfectly! Very cute card!

Debbie Pamment said...

That layour and your colouring - what a match made in heaven!
Gorgeous work Jodie!

DonnaMundinger said...

Stunning Jodie and perfect take on the sketch! I find sketches sooo daunting myself. LOVE this! xxD

mueppi said...

Wow.... Jodie
what a wonderful card with such fab colours and details!!!
I love it!
Hugs from germany Gisela

charlene said...

Jodie I just love looking at everything you do ! YOur coloring and eye for design is a real inspiration.

Kerry D-C said...

oooh! aaaaaah!!! I LOVE this!!! Love all the papers and colors!

~Denise Lynn~ said...

This is just darling! Love your papers and image and the beautiful details! Thanks for playing along at Just Magnolia! :)

Martine said...

oh wow this is gorgeous, loving the papers and embellies, and wow your colouring is amazing, thanks so much for your kind comment on my blog and for joining in with this weeks challenge over on JM :)



Anonymous said...

You have excelled again so cute and pretty
very well done

Patricia C

Ila said...

I love this card!!...the coloring, papers, distressing and this Cute little's all Gorgeous!!...Hugs, Ila

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