Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Magnolia-licious October Color Inspiration

Hello, Friends. I’m so glad you got a chance to stop by and see what I created for the Color Inspiration at Magnolia-licious Challenge. It’s my turn to choose the challenges for October so we want to see projects created with Red, Yellow and Brown. They make great autumn colors don’t you think? So I found this awesome photo to inspire you.
The design team has some spectacular inspiration for you HERE as well and we would love for you to join us.
If you follow along with us for the challenge you could have a chance to win a Special Surprise from Magnolia-licious. Diana has so many gorgeous Magnolia stamps, tons of dies, papers, and other goodies in the store. She also carries the Magnolia Ink Magazine which is one of the first places I go for inspiration. You can purchase a single issue or the entire subscription.
My card features the adorable “Autumn Tilda with Broom” from the Turning Leaves Collection. She is colored in Copics and I added a watercolor background for her. She has a bit of Gold Spica in her hair, Candy Cane Stickles on her scarf and Glossy Accents on her boots.
My DPs are from Bo Bunny’s Apple Cider collection matted on Bazzill cardstock. My Leaf doily is from Marianne Designs cut from The Paper Co. cardstock. I also cut a couple of Magnolia Doo Hickey Swirl die cuts for added interest for my flowers which are from Prima and WOC. The flowers were originally ivory and white so I sprayed them with Gold and Indian Corn Glimmer Mist to give them color and sparkle. The red one also got a coat of Candy Cane Stickles for extra sparkle. Then I topped flowers with metal Pinwheels from HOTP and a WOC rose. My acorn border was cut with my Cameo and I added some Distress Stickles to them for texture. The ribbon bow was created with my trusty Bow-Easy tool and topped with one of my flowers.
The inside of my card has a couple repeating elements from the front with blank space for any message or stamped sentiment. 

Stamps: Magnolia
Cardstock – Bazzill
DPs – Apple Cider, Bo Bunny Press
Flowers – WOC; Prima
Dies – Magnolia; Marianne Designs; Silhouette
Ribbon – Joann’s
Stickles - Ranger
Glimmer Mist - Tatered Angels

I’m entering this card in the following Challenges: 

Make It Monday – Linky Party, Anything Goes
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… 




Anonymous said...

Beautifully coloured and designed, another stunner Cathy
Hugs julie P

Suzan L said...

Hi Cathy, your card is so gorgeous! I love the design papers that you used along with the acorn border! And, the scene that you have created is colored beautifully!

Kelly said...

Tilda is so gorgeously colored, I love the richness and the shading on her. Your card is beautiful with all the die cuts and papers too.
Hugs Kelly

Karen said...

Such a beautiful card!! : )

Carla S. said...

Gorgeous card, Cathy! Love the papers and layout! Wonderful coloring of the adorable fall Tilda!

Patricia St Martin said...

WOW!!! Cathy, Your card is just adorable you coloring is fantastic loving those warm colors and the dp with those acorns is wonderful and just love the Cameo die cut, all of the embellishments are wonderful. Pictures never do justice to our cards they look more stunning when a person can see them, I bet with just sparkles, you did a fantastic job.
Hugs, Patricia

Christina C. said...

OMG, Cathy, I love your gorgeous creation!!!! The colors are soooooo stunning and your coloring is phenomenal. Spectacular papers and details!!

Chris said...

Oh Cathy, your card just makes me long for sweater weather! It is wonderful! You colored the images so perfectly! Love the design, and the embellies all work so nicely together. Great job!

Chris Christensen

Candy said...

Wow Cathy, I love your card. Your colouring is just beautiful!
Fantastic papers. Tilda looks wonderful in the scene you have created. Love the dies you have used -the Marianne die is just wonderful.
Big hugs, Candy

EnblogSail said...

Impressive! Love the card:)

Karen said...

Your card is gorgeous! Love your design and your lovely die cuts.


cabio's craft corner said...

Gorgeous coloring Cathy. Lovely layout from the sketch with pretty DP on this fall card :o)

Unknown said...

Wow absolutely stunning work once again!!!!! Gorgeous colors and design!!!!!! Wow way to go on another fabulous creation!!!!!

Eulanda said...

So at first when I saw your challenge I was freakin out. Now there's a combo I have never used....well maybe I did but not on purpose. Turns out it was one of my favorites so thanks for that!! Great minds think alike as that paper was perfect for this. Gorgeous coloring on your scene and also love that acorn border! Hugs!

Gloria Shirr (purpleglo) said...

Adorable card Cathy! Saw this on MIM. Love your image and all the little details. The colors and paper choice are beautiful! Great job!! Have a fantastic day!! Hugs, Gloria


Norma said...

Cathy, what a gorgeous card. Luv this adorable Tilda and your colouring is fabulous. Love your play with light and shadow. Beautiful DP's and diecuts. I love acorns!!!

Unknown said...

Hi Cath, saw your card on MIM and just had to come over to admire it further. Love this sweet Tilda and such beautiful colors. My entry is no. 127. Hugs Frea

lalkygirl said...

what a stunner,love the rich colours and you have coloured her so beautifully
thanks for joining us at MIM and good luck
tracey x

Jean said...

Love your pick Kathy-Lee so think I will just enter that picture, Okay? I adore your card and layout is so stunning. your colors match the picture and love Tilda on the log and your coloring is so great. the die's are really stunning as re the pp and ribbons. flowers are just perfect.. a really great card.
Hugs, Jean

Linda Palmer said...

This is so beautiful! I love everything about it and love your coloring, it is amazing.

annes paperfun said...

wow!! Such a lovely card!
Thanks for joining our challenge at WOC this time - hope to see you back at our next challenge!
Hugs Anne Kristine

Kim said...

fantastic autumn card! love it! Saw it on MakeItMonday! Kim x

Pat K said...

Fabulous fall creation Cathy. Wonderful colors and design. Caught you on MIM. Pat K.x

Unknown said...

Your colored image is gorgeous and I love the embellishements you've added for fall. Terrific card! Glad you joined us at Make It Monday.

Angela said...

Gorgeous card...amazing coloring and embellishing! Saw you at Make It Monday!

Anonymous said...

This is so pretty. I love all the layers.

Janie Printz said...

What an amazing creation !!! This just screams FALL ..Love your fabulous coloring, the warm colors & all your wonderful
embellies. Wow can't wait to see what you make next.

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