Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Midweek Magnolia Midway Reminder - Shaped Card

Happy Wednesday, Friends! It’s time again for another Midway Reminder for Midweek Magnolias Shaped Card challenge going on until next Tuesday. You have a whole week to make a card that is not square or rectangle. So get crafting and join us for a chance to win a Mystery Prize from Magnolia Sweden. 

My shape card is a Seashell and what better Magnolia stamp to use than this cutie, “Tilda on the Beach” from the new Sea Breeze collection. Check out the Magnolia-licious store for new stamps and dies, my favorite place to shop.
I cut the card shape with my Cameo and used Maja Designs paper for the beveled edge over my Bazzill card stock. I kept the card simple so the shape shows through using a tag with ribbons, some flowers, and a flourish die. I also colored Tilda with Copics using the no-lines technique.
Here are some close ups of the elements of my card.

This is the flower I made with CREAlies Creative Flowers die No. 23. I love to make my own embellishments when I have time.

Here’s a close up of Tilda. I was having a little bit of a sticky challenge with my E11 Copic and changed the tip midstream during coloring so some of the color is a little blotchy. 

Stamps – Magnolia: Tilda on the Beach and Ocean Map
Dies – Magnolia: So Wrapped Tilda Lace Folded Tag, Spellbinders: Scallop frame and Fantastic Flourish, CREAlies: Creative Flowers No. 23, Silhouette Cameo: Seashell by Joel Pilcher
Ribbon/Lace – WOC: Vintage Seam Binding, Eyelet Lace
Flowers – Magnolia, LLC, and Handmade with CREAlies die
Other – Michael’s: Pearl, BoBunny: Sea Star charm
Copic Colors – Skin: E11, E00, E000, R20, R30, Apparel: BG57, BG53, B00, R89, R85, R83, R81, Hair: E25, YR23, Y21, Water: B34, B00, B0000
Ink – Memento: Pink, Distress Ink: Brushed Corduroy, Broken China, Spun Silk 

I hope my card inspires you to join us with a shaped card of your own at Midweek Magnolias. Have a great week! 



Sarah - Crea S said...

What a beautifull card and so nicely coloured! The seashell-shape is actually a great idea!

Anonymous said...

How clever, love the shell shape, nicely done
Hugs Julie P

Donna said...

Oh, wow Cathy.
Your creation is stunning.
The shell shape is gorgeous and I love the pretty lace around the image. Your colouring is true perfection and I love the no lines technique.

A beautiful detailed card.

Crafty hugs
Donna x

Unknown said...

Beautiful card :)

Chrissy said...

Fantastic no line colouring Cathy and fabulous card shape, love the lace around the oval..gorgeous card.


Elena F Scrap said...

Fantastic coloring. The card shape is turly pretty. I was waiting to your post!. Elena F.

Mojca said...

What a gorgeous card, really pretty. hugs! Mojca

Crafty Sandy's Cards said...

What a gorgeous card Cathy, I love the colours they go so well together and so summery hugs Sandy xx

Patricia St Martin said...

Cathy, Love your choice of shape it goes so well with your Tilda image. Love your colors and Tilda is so adorable all framed in and your coloring is stunning. Amazing die cuts.
Hugs, Pat

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