Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Magnolia-licious September Photo Inspiration


Hello, Friends. I’m so glad you got a chance to stop by and see what I created for the Magnolia-licious Challenge. It’s time for our Photo Inspiration for September and our lovely team leader Candy chose this awesome photo. We want to see you use buttons on your card or project. 
The design team has some spectacular inspiration for you HERE and we would love for you to join us.
If you enter a project in the challenge you could have a chance to win a Special Surprise from Magnolia-licious. Check out the store as Diana has a vast selection of Magnolia stamps, lots of fun cutting dies, designer papers, and other goodies. She even carries the Magnolia Ink Magazine which is one of my favorite places I go for inspiration. 
My card features the adorable “Tilda with a Gift for You” from the Turning Leaves Collection. She's not available in the regular size in the store at this time but Diana reorders often so check back soon for this cutie.

Tilda is colored with Copics and I stamped some flourishes around her frame. Then I randomly added Liquid Pearls in White Opal. 
My DPs are from Prima’s En Francais collection. I love the blue and brown color combos in this collection which happens to be one of my favs. The inspiration photo encouraged me to create a fabulous Magnolia heart die cut covered in buttons. I added some seam binding to the heart for even more texture and used a strip of it behind my lace but it doesn't show up very well in the photo.
For the inside of my card I stamped part of Tilda on the message panel. This would make a great Birthday card.

Supplies:
Stamps: Magnolia; Heidi Grace
Cardstock – American Crafts
DPs – En Francais, Prima
Flowers – WOC; Recollections; Rolled Roses, Marianne Designs
Dies – Magnolia; Marianne Designs
Ribbon – WOC seam binding
Lace: Simplicity
Pearls: Liquid Pearls, Ranger; Recollections 

I’m entering this card in the following Challenges:

Make It Monday – Linky Party, Anything Goes
Tilda’s Town – I chose Fussy and Fancy
Crafty Catz – Buttons

Now for the real excitement…Last week you may remember that I offered this sweet candy as my DT Debut with Magnolia-licious.
I entered everyone’s name that left a comment and posted my candy on their blog sidebar. I let my daughter, Abi help me out with the blind draw and she drew the winner who is:
 

Frances


 
Congratulations, Frances!!! Please contact me at cathylee.co@gmail.com by Sunday, September 30 with your mailing address and I will send your prize to you promptly. 

I hope I’ve inspired you to join us for the Magnolia-licious Challenge. Thanks for popping in to visit and I’ll see you tomorrow with another fun Magnolia card… 

Hugz,

 

26 comments:

angelwhispers said...

Morning Cathy just adore your take on the inspirational picture just divine! Love Chanelle xx

Carla S. said...

Gorgeous card, Cathy! I love the papers and embellishments! Fantastic coloring of the sweet iamge! Really a terrific design!

..Karen said...

So very beautiful!!! Love the stamp on the inside, too! : )

Riadesign said...

Hoi Lovely Hanglar or Sweet Magnolia lover
What A great card you have made Lovely colors and a sweet image! Thanks you for joining us at the Lovely Hanglar or Sweet Magnolia challenge blog hope to see you next time
hugs Ria

Suzan L said...

Hi Cathy, your card is gorgeous! I love the teal and brown combo that you used along with the button heart. All the other embellishments are wonderful as well!
Hugs,
Suzan

Desire Fourie said...

Gorgeously creative. Loving the colours and design. Saw this on MIM and had to come over for a closer look. Hugs Desire {Doing Life - my personal blog}

Paula said...

Beautiful card...Love all the buttons! and the colors are awesome, great job on this challenge!

Doreen Horats, Clayton said...

Great card and love the colors and design. love this Tilda image.
Blessings Doreen

Sheila H said...

I saw your card on MIM - it's beautiful :)

Paper Tails said...

Wow!!! Gorgeous.... I love the color combo, all your flowers, DP, oh just everything about it.

Karen

Eulanda said...

Oooooo I this color combo is a favorite for me but funny how I hardly ever use it. This is just gorgeous! Love all the layers and that lace is something I'd like to have in my stash. LOL! Hugs!

Kelly Neis said...

how fabulous your card is, I love the papers and lace. Great idea to put buttons on the heart. I love the variety of florals that you perfectly placed. Beautiful!

cathylynn said...

All very gorgeous! Lovely coloring and fabulous embellishments.
Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

tilly's crafts said...

fantastic Tilda card! love it. Thanks for joining us at CraftyCatz. Kim x

Laura said...

Gorgeous creation Cathy! Your coloring is beautiful as always and I love the embellishments you've added, especially that button covered heart.

Congrats on the DT!

Laura C.

Pam said...

Your card is just adorable Cathy. Beautifully colored and I love the button heart.
Hugs.....Pam:)

Lisa S. said...

Wow Cathy, I can see why you are designing for them. This is gorgeous and I love everything about this card!! Awesome candy too, hate I missed it lol. Thanks for joining us at Make It Monday!

Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!


Karen said...

awwww how cute is she!!! I love everything about your gorgeous creation! Especially the heart of buttons! Thanks so much for playing along at Tilda's Town this week
Hugs
Karen
xxx

Janneke said...

What a great card is this ;o)
Thank you for joining us at Tilda's Town this week!

Norma said...

Cathy, beautiful card. Love the blue and brown colour combo--it's my fave. Gorgeous design. Love that leaf diecuts--may have to get one...LOL>
Hugs,
Norma

Elle said...

Hi Cath! Your do such beautiful work and this is no exception.

Chris said...

Such a lovely card, Cathy. I love the blue and the browns. Tilda looks wonderful. The clustering is just perfect. The inside is just as lovely as the front. You always provide such wonderful inspiration!

XO,
Chris Christensen

cabio's craft corner said...

Gorgeous design with beautiful colored Tilda on this card. Love the button heart. Very sweet :o)
Hugs,|
Cabio

Julia said...

I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS!

My entries are: #111 and #124.

I would love to have you visit my blogs: Paper and Scraps Creations by Julia and Me and Myself on the Dark…

Hugs,

Julia




Angela said...

Wow, this is amazing...love your button/heart embellie...fabulous card! Saw you at Make It Monday....

Candy said...

Hi Cathy,
You are going to think I am terrible for not commenting sooner!
I tried so many times to do it but blogger wouldn't let me in!!!
Tonight I am finally here to let you know how much I like your card :o)
Tilda is BEAUTIFULLY coloured and your button heart is wonderful. Your papers and card design are just great. Wonderfully embellished and I really am attracted to your special leaves.
Big Hugs, Candy

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