Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Midweek Magnolias - Home for Christmas

Hello, Friends  and Happy Hump Day! The Midweek Magnolias Design Team has a new challenge for you and this week our Challenge theme is “Home for Christmas.” This is interpreted as what moves you to think of what it’s like to be home for Christmas. And because I am a little under the weather this week (either a nasty cold or flu from my grandson who I babysat for last weekend...Eeeewwww...I do love the little booger), I’m not going to bore you with a lot of detail about my card but will share the supplies at at the end of my post. By the way, this is an update to the original post because I always check once I've scheduled it that it published ok. My head is not with me evidently as I overwrote a previous post. Yikes!
So, here goes…My card includes a Marianne Design House die as I always think of how our home was decorated at Christmas time with lights. When I was a kid my Dad put a Santa and his sleigh of eight reindeer (actually it was 4 reindeer-but you get the picture) on the roof of our house and lite it with spotlights. It was spectacular and I will never forget that moment as a kid, that was back as far as 1971 for me. YIKES!!! That was a long time ago.

Stamps: Magnolia; Whimsy Stamps
Ink: Vintage Photo Distress Ink; Tuxedo Black Memento
Cardstock: Bazzill
Dies: Marianne Designs; Magnolia; Silhouette Cameo
Glitter: Martha Stewart
Ribbon: JoAnn’s
Pearls: Recollections
Brads: HOTP
Flowers: WOC; The Ribbon Girl

I’m entering this project in the following Challenges:
Make It Monday – Anything Goes
Color Me Creative – Metallic Gleam
I hope my card inspires you to join us this week at Midweek Magnolias.

Happy Holiday Hugz,


cebelica said...

Wow, this is awesome. Hugs! xx

sue w. said...

Hi Cathy, this is gorgeous. I love all the wonderful detail and the scene you created is ace. Love it.
Hope you soon feel better, don't want to be under the weather for Christmas hun.
Merry Christmas.
Hugs Sue W.

Kelly said...

I am looking for Santa and the reindeer! lol I love those memories. I love what you did with the house die, really rich in color and design! I love those sparkly trees and the gorgeous florals in the corner. Fabulous creation!
Hoping you feel better, especially for the holidays!
Merry Christmas to you and your family,
enjoy, Kelly

Vicky said...

WOW.......sweetie this is absolutely fantastic & gorgeous. Love that house it looks awesome & of course Tilda is coloured to perfection.
I lurve christmas & its the lights I love the most so all along the front & back of my bungalow id decorated in lights & all along the conservatory....I love christmas lights, I love christmas ;0)

Hope you feel better soon sweetie.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Karen said...

What a beautful card! : )

Candy said...

Sorry you are ill, Cathy :o(
Love your card! I have never seen the house before.
Fantastic job all round!
Big hugs.

Penni said...

Sorry to hear you're ill - hope you get better for Christmas. I love your card, the house looks fabulous.

Christina C. said...

Kids are notorious for bringing home all kinds of germs!!! Hope you recover quickly!
Your card is the house!

Anonymous said...

Your house looks awesome, I love blue and brown, beautifully done my friend, hope you're feeling better soon, wishing you and your family a very Happy Christmas
Hugs Julie P

Karen said...

Your card is amazing! The house looks awesome. And your image is colored so beautifully.


EnblogSail said...

You know what? I've just finish coloring this same house and you're ahead of me! Love this die. Yours is a beautiful creation! Can't beat it:)

Tami G said...

Beautiful card and great coloring.

Norma said...

Gorgeous card, Cathy. Love this adorable Tilda. Wonderful colours you've chosen. Saw the house dies and wanted to get one of the 3--couldn't decide which one. Then I looked at the prices. Ouch! I'm still debating with myself...LOL.

Unknown said...

This home card is fantastic. I love all details.

Teresa said...

Beautiful card Cathy, your colouring is superb,love all the embellishments you've used too.
Thanks for all your lovely comments throughout the year and I wish you a very Happy Christmas and A Happy New Year.
Hugs Teresa xx

Sherry said...

Cathy, I do hope you get to feeling better. Your card is gorgeous. Luv that cute die and all the embellies you used.

Hugs and Merry Christmas.

cathylynn said...

Splendid and beautiful! Get well soon!

Patricia St Martin said...

Cathy, Wonderful job with your card and I love the house. All the goodies sure keep your eye busy and Tilda is just darling and she is colored so stunning.
Merry Christmas my friend.
Hugs, Patricia

cabio's craft corner said...

Gorgeous card Cathy, this card really make me wanting to visit the house inside. Very sweet and cool idea :o)

Riet Kamstra said...

Beautiful card Cathy! Love your coloring and all nice embellishments! Thanks for stopping by! Merry Christmas with love and peace and a Happy and Crafty 2013!

Riet XXX

Lisa Minckler said...

Unreal the amount of scenery you've placed on this card and the coloring is so incredibly vibrant!! Beautiful, BEAUTIFUL card. :)

Thank you so much for taking the time to link up your talent and creative ideas with us at Make It Monday!
Happy Crafting...
Lisa xx

Jenny said...

Gosh I am so slow getting round everyone's blogs. I love your house, just such a fab creative idea, and just the perfect little Tilda outside :) Hope you had a fab Christmas. Here is to a happy new year. Jen xx

Patricia St Martin said...

Hey girlfriend this has been an awesome year and I have enjoyed your wonderful creations and I'm looking forward to many more years of great inspiration and sharing our knowledge and learning from each other, so hears to many more years of friendship.
Hugs, Patricia

Brittany said...

Lovely, great colouring..
Hugs, Brittany, xx

Patricia St Martin said...

Hey my friend stop by CMC for a minute, you have a surprise.

Anonymous said...

Oh Wow! This is an amazing scene Cathy Lee. I love all the elements you added to this like the pearls along the roof. Beautiful color combo! hugs, Angela

Chris said...

OK, you enabler you, I HAVE to have the house. I am coveting it! LOL What a bad, bad, bad girl, I am! How it looks on this gorgeous card is stunning! It is in perfect proportion to our Tildas! I love what you created! Off to buy a house! LOL

Chris Christensen
Magnolia-licious Designer

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