Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Midweek Magnolias - April Showers

Hello, Friends and Happy Wednesday! The Midweek Magnolias has a new challenge up for you and it is
April Showers
Check out the DT creations, they are all so lovely.
I’m keeping this post short as it’s been a long day for me and I am writing my post late. My card features the darling “Drip Drop Tilda.” I just couldn’t resist since she has April showers written all over her. She is colored in Copics and I added some Glossy Accents to her boots and a scattering of Viva D├ęcor Gloss Gel drops for the rain. They are hard to see in the photo but look great in real life.
I used some cute papers from Jillibean Soup, really love these and they fit my theme perfectly. I did some machine stitching, distressing and used lots of die cuts for this little darling.
The inside is very simple with blank space for a personal message or sentiment.
Stamps: Magnolia, MSE
Cardstock: Bazzill, American Crafts
DPs: Jillibean Soup, Southern Chicken Dumpling
Dies: Magnolia, Silhouette Cameo, Marianne Designs, Tim Holtz
Pearls: Recollections
Ribbon: WOC
Flowers: Prima, WOC
Charm: BoBunny
Button: Crate Paper
Other: Tim Holtz/Sizzix Floral Embossing Folder; Viva Decor Gloss Gel Pen; Ranger Glossy Accents and Frayed Burlap Distress Ink
Copic colored I used are:
Skin – E11, E00, E000; Hair – E25, E31, E50; Apparel: R85, R81, RV10, BG15, BG13, BG11, Yellows: Y15, Y11, Y00; other - B0000. 
I’m entering this card in the following challenges:
MDUC – Tic-Tac-Toe (Metal, Embossing, Finished inside)
Totally Tilda – Bingo Grid (Die cuts, Flowers, Machine stitching)
Southern Girls – Make like a Zebra/Stripes
Tilda’s Town – FF or UE (Fussy & Fancy)
I hope to see those lovely April Shower cards and projects this week from you so hop on over the Challenge Blog and join us for a chance to win a Mystery Prize from Magnolia Sweden.


Karin said...

Gorgeous! Love the bright colors.
Hugs Karin

Carla S. said...

This is absolutely gorgeous, Cathy! I love the colors and the fun papers! Fantastic coloring of the cute image and wonderful details!

Lau W said...

Oh wow ! So nice card, love the colors !

Donna said...

Wow! Cathy.
Your creation is stunning!
I love all the pretty detail and the colours are gorgeous.

Crafty hugs
Donna x

Penni said...

Gorgeous card Cathy. I love the colours and the butterflies are so pretty.

Paula said...

Love it!! I love the brightness, the colors, the butterflies, the it all.

Mojca said...

Oh this is so gorgeous! I love the pretty butterflies and your pretty colouring. Hugs! Mojca

Doreen Horats, Clayton said...

This card is so fun, love the designer paper..way cool. And the butterflys, Tilda is colored perfect. Great card.
Hugs Doreen

Lozzy said...

Gorgeous card, love the colours..Hugs Lozzy x

Ustvarjalni utrinki Tamara P. said...

Briliant card,
love it.
I don't have Tilda with rain motive so I can't play with you this time,
hugs Tamara

CuteNCrafty Mommy said...

I love love love this. This is super cute!!!:)
Tabitha's Designs
Great priced, fun digi paper

Christina C. said...

This is MAGNIFICENT.....a spectacular work of art!!!!!!

Eulanda said...

There you go again using patterns I'd be scared to death of!! You do it soooo well! OH looks like I'm going to have to case what you did with those butterflies because that is GORGEOUS!! Love this! Hugs!

NPurdum56 said...

Oh Cathy, this is sooooooo cute! I love those colors! Your paper is gorgeous and I love how it matches Tilda perfectly! Beautiful! :) Nancee

Anonymous said...

I love the gorgeous papers and pretty card design and of course that cute Tilda, so sweet
Hugs Julie P

Tanya S said...

This is beautiful ! I love the colors !

Karen said...

Your card is beautiful! Lovely colors made me smile. Love all your butterflies and flowers.


Kelly said...

I am catching up with you Cathy Lee! Both of your recent cards are so gorgeous. I love the color combo of the teal and gold and especially how you colored her socks and dress, gorgeous!!
The very springy April showers couldn't be more perfect with Drip Drop Tilda, the charm, papers and those pretty butterflies dancing along the edge of the card, just love this one too.
So fun to stop in and see your creations, congrats again on the magazine!

Exclusively by Mel said...

What a stunning card, funny how quite a few of us went for this little beauty :)
she looks wonderful on your mega pretty card!!
Thanks so much for your lovely welcome.
Love, Mel. xxx

Delphine said...

Gorgeous card! Your colours are fantastic! Thanks for joining us at Tilda's Town! Delphine xx

Janne said...

This card is so sweet! Thanks for playing along with us at MDUC this week. Hug, Janne

Gro said...

Beautiful card. Love the colors, and the image is so cute.
Thanks for joining us at Tilda's Town.

Hugs :o)

Debbie Pamment said...

OH my this is FABULOUS! LOVE the colours - so fun and you just can't but smile!
Love the embossed butterflies ;)
Thanx so much for joining us at MDUC this week.

Suzi Mac said...

Wow!! Cathy, this is so so gorgeous, your colouring papers butterfly's it's just all so perfect my dear. Thank you for joining in with our Bingo grid over at Totally Tilda. Good luck!
Suzi x

Janiel/ janny said...

Hello sweetie....... Love love love the card!!! THANKS for playing TIC TAC TOE with us this week at MDUC..

Elizabeth said...

Absolutely stunning, Cathy! Love the colors and the fab design. Gorgeous! Hugs, Elizabeth xx

Anne said...

Absolutely gorgeous as always Cathy! It's so beautifully colourful, and you decorated inside as well!!! I just love everything about it!! Hugs x

Susie Sugar said...

I absolutely love your card Cathy it's drop dead gorgeous the colours are a perfect match with each other , your frame is lovely and you coloured Tilda beautifully
Thank you for sharing your talent with s at Totally Tilda
Hugs Susie xx said...

Gorgeous card! Thanks for playing with us at Southern Girls Challenge!
Carolyn, DT

Anne said...

Wooow! I love how you made the butterfly come to life, and the flowers are gorgeous. Perfect paper and charm, and great coloring. Tilda looks adorable. :)

Hugs, Anne.

Patricia St Martin said...

Cathy, Thanks for sending me the file. Stunning!!!! Wonderful job coloring Tilda she is adorable. Your charm is just perfect. Your Jillibean Soup papers I do have to say is totally awesome inside and out. Love all the die cuts.
Hugs, Patricia

Norma said...

Absolutely gorgeous, Cathy. Love all those pastel spring colours. The calendar says it's spring, but it was 4 degrees Celcius this morning..brrr. This Tilda is adorable. Love the layout and your beautiful DP's.

Chris said...

You stinker! I've been saving that paper for an upcoming challenge! LOL Isn't is too cute? When I saw the paper design, I had to hold back using it! I love your card. Love the charm, the paper, the design, the colors, and the stamp! It is a perfect card for April Showers (rain and snow)! You did a fantastic job!


cabio's craft corner said...

I love your sweet and yummy coloring and the lovely colored image. Beautiful work on this creation :o)

A Casa di Ale said...

Una card bellissima, molto belle le carte e gli abbellimenti
Ciao da Ale

Unknown said...

Wow Cathy this is just precious!!!! Gorgeous colors and papers!!!!! Wow love your work!!!!!

Jenny said...

Such a fab card. I love the colours, and that paper is so cute :) Jen xx

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