Sunday 20 December 2009

Magnolia Meets Copics Unusual Xmas Card

Good afternoon everyone.

I have completed my last Xmas card for this year.  I decided to use the Just Magnolia Challenge Sketch, to encourage me to do something different.  I also decided to try fit this with the Magnolia Down Under Challenge - Stamp with another use (Incorrect Stamp for the portayal of the image.  Also to enter the Lots To Do challenge - Free Theme, and finally The Stamp Something Challenge - Holiday Somethings.  I think that this is a record for me and how lovely to end the year with this.

Here it is (I am sure that if I had used floral papers it would make a lovely birthday card, the image is more of a summer one to me, good job the punch adds a little more winter)

Here it is anyway

Lovely vivid pink bottom layered with K & Co upper layers, cuttlebug used for the oval, justrite for the sentiment, ribbon, charm and flowers from stash.  Used Atyou clear glitter pen to add sparkle to the dress and shoes and saved the stars from the border punch to add to the side of the image.  Various copics used in pink, greens, skin tones and browns. Glittered up with stickles.

Close up of the flowers

and the justrite sentiment

and finally the copic coloured image

Well I am going to get my bags ready for work and place the works xmas presents in the sack ready to take to work tomorrow.

Thanks for looking and your lovely comments.

Kate x


sam21ski said...

Hiya Kate

My you have been a busy bee today

Thanks for joining in with us this week over on Lotstodo

Have a fab Christmas & New Year - Sam xxxx

Paper Paradise said...

Love the subtle colouring on the flowers and the hint of glitter. Sam is right you have baeen very busy, 'again'. x

crafty creations said...

Hiya Kate - your card is beautiful

Thanks for joining the Lotstodo Challenge again this week. Have a wonderful Christmas -see you in the New Year x Hilda

Tracey Feeger said...

How simply adorable. Love the colours you have used and the cutie image looks fantastic on a Christmas creation. Thanks for joining us at MDUC.

Joey said...

Hiya Kate

this is gorgeous, I just love your colourwork on Tilda and the beautiful colour choice youhave used!

Thanks for stopping by and supporting my Syd.

Merry Christmas to you :O)

BA said...

this is just adorable, love the image and the wonderful flowers
xoxo BA

Sue said...

What a cute stamp and I love the colors you chose. She looks lovely on your Christmas card! Flowers and papers are wonderful. Thanks for joining the fun at MDUC this time. Hope to see you back again for our next challenge.

Debbie Pamment said...

A fabulous colour combo and layout for Christmas - your sentiment is the perfect choice for this merry and bright card - gorgeous.

Thanx for joining us at MDUC and Merry Christmas

Kellie said...

Ooooo now this is one adorable Christmas Card! I absolutely love the image that you have chosen and then colours are gorgeous! Fabulous card, thanks so much for playing along and joining us at Magnolia Down Under Challenges. Hope to see you back again next challenge. xx

Hugs, Kel
MDUC Site Owner.

Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy and Safe New Year from all at Magnolia Down Under Challenges :)

Anonymous said...

its gorgeous

Minxy said...

Definatly an interesting colour combo, but i like it, and the flowers are arranged delightfully :)
hugs minxy

Kimba-Slydog said...

Wow, what a beautiful card. I think it's brilliant how you have used the stamp in that different way.

I wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.


Stampin'Piper said...

Wonderful card! Tilda looks so cute!

Thanks for joining us at MDUC!

Merry Christmas, Hugs Tanja

Erin... said...

so pretty love the colors and flowers! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Stamp Something!

♥ Kristy Woods ♥ said...

This is so stinkin cute!
Thanks so much for joining Magnolia Down Under challenges.
Kristy x

Anonymous said...

OOOOOHHHHHHH this is so beautiful. Your coloring is amazing. I love this new Magnolia images.

Anonymous said...

This is beautiful. I love everything about it.

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