Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Magnolia-licious - November Color Inspiration

Hello, Friends. The Magnolia-licious DT are back with another challenge for you and we hope you will join us. It’s Eulanda’s turn to choose the challenges for November and we want to see RED, WHITE, and GOLD or SILVER with Stickles or Glitter on your project. Here is a lovely photo to inspire you.

The design team has some spectacular creations for you HERE so hop over and check them out.

If you follow along with us for the challenge you have a chance to win a Mystery Surprise from the Magnolia-licious store. Diana has a vast selection of Maggie stamps, tons of dies, papers, and other goodies in the store at some of the best prices. She has just reduced the Mini Stamp Storage Binder by 58% and now the price is just $10.00 for each system. By the way, have you seen the *NEW* “Nativity” Collection of stamps in the store yet? You have to check them out; they are adorable! The DT has colored some images and they are featured in the store. Fabulous job, Ladies!

My card for this challenge features the sweet “Pixie Tilda masked with Snowy Roof” from “A Christmas Story” Collection. I created a scalloped circle easel card with Bazzill cardstock and a cute festive paper from BoBunny’s Mistletoe collection. I colored my images with Copics to fit the red, white and gold color theme. I also added some gold Stickles to Tilda’s stocking cap and stardust Stickles to the snow of my roof.

My snowflake doily die cut is from Sizzix and I cut it in three sections to run it through my Xyron sticker maker and covered it with gold glitter. I repeated the same with my new Magnolia “Slender Firs” die cuts in gold, red and white glitter. The sentiment is from Hero Arts stamped on the new Magnolia “Christmas Tags” die cut and edged with gold Stickles. I finished the front of my card with a bouquet of rose buds from Wild Orchid Crafts and a ribbon bow from American Crafts.

The inside of my easel card has repeating elements from the front and a sentiment from Cuddly Buddly edged with gold Stickles.

Stamps: Magnolia, Hero Arts, Cuddly Buddly
Cardstock: Bazzill
Design Paper: Bo Bunny
Dies: Magnolia, Sizzix
Glitter: Martha Stewart
Stickles: Ranger
Flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts
Ribbon: American Crafts

I’m entering this card in the following Challenges:

Make It Monday –Anything Goes
Dream Valley Challenges - Anything Goes
Simply Magnolia – Easel Card
Southern Girls Challenge – Christmas Projects
Color Me Creative – All about Kids

I hope I’ve inspired you to join us for the Magnolia-licious Challenge. Thanks for popping in to visit…




sue w. said...

Hi Cath, this is fab, love the reds. Gorgeous detail and those trees are super.
Hugs Sue W.

Chris said...

Oh, this is just beautiful, Cathy! Red is my favorite color, and your reds are gorgeous! I love everything about what you have created. Tilda is colored perfectly. The card is fabulous. Can you tell I'm gushing?

Chris Christensen

Brittany said...

Lovely, Hugs, Brittany, xx

Brittany said...

Lovely, Hugs, Brittany, xx

Doreen Horats, Clayton said...

WOW I love the gold snow flakes, this is an outstanding card, you did fabulous.
Blessings Doreen

Patricia St Martin said...

Cathy, Love everything!!!! All the sparkles are stunning love the gold and red. Tilda is just adorable and colored just perfect. All of the details you added are just wonderful. Love your easel card.
Hugs, Patricia

Heidi said...

What an adorable card you made for the holidays. Saw your entry on Make It Monday. Great job!

Nicole said...

WOW, such a lovely easelcard with so many pretty details. Thanks so much for joining us at Simply Magnolia. Good luck and hope to see you next time. Hugs, Nicole

Carla S. said...

Gorgeous card, Cathy! I love the rich colors and the beautiful scene on your easel card! Fantastic coloring!

Norma said...

Oooh my fave type of card! Gorgeous shaped easel card, Cathy. Love these 2 images together. I still haven't gotten around to colouring mine yet. Love the tree diecuts and the glitter.

Teresa said...

Stunning card Cath. xx

Candy said...

Hi Cathy,
Wow, a very precious card!
You have put the two images together perfectly!
Love how you have coloured Tilda with the yellow, really shows her off.
Great idea what you have done with your great die cuts. They look wonderful all glittered up :o)
Big hugs, Candy

cabio's craft corner said...

Wonderful glittery contrast and beautiful shape card Cathy. Love the festive of Christmas theme. It looks great!!

Karen said...

Gorgeous card Cathy!! : )

Eulanda said...

I just put 2 & 2 together and realized you're with Midweek Magnolia's too. LOL!! Thanks for the comment.
Your card is so stinkin' cute!! I love that you used the tree Doohickey's to punch with glitter!!! AND your coloring ROCKS!! Very nice! Hugs!

Peggie said...

Cute card. Love those sparkly trees.

Shirley-Anne said...

Beautiful creation ..goodness Tilda gets up to so much fun .Lovely colouring and embellishing . Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

Stempelhexe said...

Wooooow, was für eine wunderschöne Karte, danke fürs Mitmachen bei LHoSM und viel Glück.


cathylynn said...

Totally Gorgeous!!
Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

Christina C. said...

WOW.....WOW...WOW, this is spectacular, Cathy Lee!!!!! I adore this extraordinary Christmas creation...loving all the wonderful and festive details and the magnificently colored Tilda!!!!

Karen said...

Gorgeous card! Love all the snowflakes.


inge said...

Gorgeous card, great colours!! Thanks for sharing at Simply Magnolia.

XX Inge

Siv said...

Wow! What a great card! Thanks so much for joining the Southern Girls - hope we'll see you again! Hugs Siv

Kelly said...

OOOH I love the easel card with the Pixie Tilda! The colors are so rich and very beautiful emebellies! You are so good at this!

Anonymous said...

this is just gorgeous, I love the scene you've created, very sweet
Hugs julie P

Julie said...

What a great Christmas card Cathy, another off the list for you too! Thanks for joining the Southern Girls,Have a great weekend, Julie.x

Brook said...

Another beautiful card from you Cathy. I love how you added the glitter after running the die cuts through the Xyron. I gotta try that. Thanks for joining us at the CMC Copic Challenge.

Unknown said...

Another specatcular creation!!!! My the colors are just stunning and so is the design!!!!!! Wow I love it!!!!!

Pia S said...

I love the red and golden color scheme of this card, it gives such a great Christmas feel! What a fun image - it's the first time I've seen this Tilda - gorgeous!

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