Monday, September 16, 2013

Magnolia-licious Blog Hop


Hello, Friends. Welcome to the Magnolia-licious Blog Hop. If you are hopping along with us and you got here from JANIEL’s blog then you’re on the right track. To start from the beginning, go to the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog to see the lineup and links to all the wonderful creativity the DT has to share with you.

Our Hop theme this time is FALL or HALLOWEEN! The DT always creates something special that is paper crafted for the Hop.

There are so many things you can make to celebrate Fall or Halloween. I Google everything…so I Googled "Fall craft project images" and it returned so many fun creative ideas. I purchased this adorable little watering can at Michaels and decided to decorate it with all kinds of fun fall elements.

And let me tell ya, I had a devil of a time trying to get good photos...LOL The project is too large for my light box and I had to find the best place to get some natural light which usually isn't a problem around here. But Colorado has had tons of ran this last week and flash floods galore! It is so stinkin’ wet I can’t stand to go out in it. Of course, that would never work around here on the ranch because we have horses, ducks, geese, and chickens to care for on a daily basis. I’m sure you can tell I’m feelin’ a little soggy...LOL

Anywhoo, on to my project…“to lighten my mood”…and to share something fun that might inspire you to join our Blog Hop challenge.


I decorated both sides of my watering can with Magnolia stamps. This one is “Tilda with Lovely Jam” from the 2012 Turning Leaves collection.


This side features "Scooter Tilda" also from the Turning Leaves collection. I colored my images with Copics and used Mod Podge to glue and seal them to the can for durability. Most of the floral/leaf elements I purchased at Michaels but the sunflowers I cut with my Silhouette Cameo adding Flowersoft to the centers.

Here are some close-up shots of my Magnolias.



Don’t forget to leave a comment on any of the DT blogs and/or the Challenge blog for a chance to win a weekly prize. The winner is announced every week during “W”ednesday posts.


You are almost at the end of the hop and your next stop is the very talented...


I hope I've inspired you to create something fun for Fall or Halloween. Thanks for letting us share our Blog Hop projects with you...see you back here real soon.

Supplies:
Stamps – Magnolia: Tilda with Lovely Jam, Scooter Tilda
Dies – Cameo: 3D Sunflower by Amanda McGee
Ribbon/Lace – Michaels
Floral Elements – Michaels
Ink – Memento: Black
Other – Flowersoft: Nut Brown; Dimensional Acorns: Recollections
Copic Colors – Skin: E35, E11, E00, E000, R20, R30.
Tilda with Lovely Jam - Apparel/Shoes: R39, R37, R35,R32, C7,C5, C2, C0, C00; Wood/Tag: E25, E33, E51; Hair: E29, E25, YR23, Y21.
Scooter Tilda - Apparel/Shoes: YR23, YR21, YR20, E19, E15, E13, YG63, YG17, YG03; Hair: E47, E44, E43, E41; Scooter: C7, C5, C4, C2, C00, B97, B95, B93.


Hugz,

35 comments:

Sammy said...

What a fantastic idea!! I really love this :-) x

iruha said...

Great vase :-)
Love the color!

Christy Designs said...

Beautiful watering can !
Your coloring so fabulous !
Hugs,
Christy

Laila B. said...

Great idea. It turn out fabulous...Congrats!!!

Paper Tails said...

Cathy,

Your watering can is so creative! Beautifully done. Thanks for the inspiration.

Karen

charlene said...

cute idea and great coloring

*Vicki* said...

What a wonderful idea and gorgeous colors for a Fall centerpiece! Love your design and flowers! Thanks for sharing! HUGS :)

bad kitty said...

wow so cool!

Martinas Welt said...

Wow...such a lovely idea! Gorgeous work!!
Martina

Chris said...

Oh Cathy, I love things like this! You did a wonderful job with the design and coloring. The Tildas are just too cute! The watering can is lovely as well. It is a perfect pairing! Love it!

XO,
Chris

Aartje said...

What an awesome idea, it is beautyful. Thanks for the inspiration.
Hugs Aartje

Linda Palmer said...

Fabulous watering can. I love the colors and the leaves in your floral arrangement and both Tildas are beautiful.

Crea S said...

What a lovely wateringcan Cathy!
A great opportunity to get them from under the dust! And filled superb with, especially that sunflower.
Lovely coloures and the perfect Tilda's used. Those little nuts at the bottom are the finishing touch!
Hugs,
http://littlecreass.blogspot.be/

Alycia said...

This is such a sweet "vase" of flowers. Would make a perfect hostess gift.

Helena (Gvendalen) said...

Great idea, very beautiful job. Helena x

Auntie Em said...

I am glad the weather finally cooperated long enough for your photography session! It has been soggy here too. Blah!!!
Anyway, I love the watering can you decorated with the cute little Tildas and the acorns are a cute trim. Those pretty flowers will certainly help brighten up your dreary fall days! Thanks for sharing! :)

lvtaz2000 said...

What a great idea. I love your Tilda and the watering can is wonderful.

Patricia St Martin said...

Beautiful Cathy. I'm in love with your watering can. This is so darling. So creative and thanks for sharing.
Hugs, Pat

mlarisa said...

very beautiful! Tilda cute and beautiful bouquet - a real autumn!

Regina said...

WOW Cathy!!! You´re always an inspiration!!! Love your project!! It´s amazing!!!
Hugs

Jane said...

WOW WOW WOW amazing work, the inspiration is fabulous, off hopping. Jane x

Rosemary said...

love your watering can! it would make such an awesome centerpiece!

Elena F said...

WOW Cathy; this is magnific. It has to be seen very beautiful on your (and mine of course) table decoration for fall. Elena.

Joyce said...

Amazing, gorgeous, beautiful! Fabulous idea!!

julieprice3 said...

Just wonderful Cathy, beautifully coloured and created
Hugs Julie P

Sue said...

Amazing project. Love both Tildas you used and your color work is awesome. Your Sunflowers are so very pretty too. Love the watering can!

cabio's craft corner said...

Delightful Autumn creation Cathy. Love your beautiful coloring on these images and the way you present them on this watering can :o)
Hugs,
Cabio

Suzi said...

This is spectacular Cath, fabulous idea for your watering can to turn into a beautiful vase full of those fab flowers and to top it off two sweet Tildas. Perfect creation my dear.
Hugs
Suzi x

Riet Kamstra said...

Just beautiful Cathy, great fall project with lovely Magnolia images. You are so creative and your coloring is always so beautiful, love it!

Riet xx

Candy said...

Hi Cathy,
Oh my!!
I love your Fall Project.
I can't get over that you made that awesome sunflower!!
Such a pretty bouquet.
LOVE your pretty watering can. Your images are coloured perfectly :o)
Big Hugs, Candy

Sandy West said...

Hi Cathy, I love the FALL card the colours are gorgeous! The watering can is such a brilliant idea you are one talented lady..
Hugs Sandy xx

Patti Jo said...

Too cute and great idea! Wonderfully colored images with your beautiful bouquet! Great job Cathy!

Only By His Grace said...

Oh I want one of these. It is beautiful Cathy. I loooooove it.
How clever of you. your colouring of both Tilda's is gorgeous too. I love your beautiful big sunflower.
Hugs maz

cebelica said...

Love these! Such a fab idea! xx

Nancee Purdum said...

This is so cute!!!!!! You can leave this out all fall! Gorgeous coloring! :) Nancee

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