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Saturday, 19 February 2011

My First card for Basic Grey DT

Hi peeps,
Over at Basic Grey we have a lovely sketch for you this time, it's by our lovely Heather and it's fab,



I decided to use my new punch around  the page as well, which was fun as my trimmer cut the size slightly larger so of course it didn't match up correctly, after a lot of cursing I tried an old trimmer I had and it worked perfectly! what's the point of a trimmer that measures wrong!!! so needless to say I'm not a happy bunny lol!
right not what you wanted to hear! so I'll be good now,
My image is of course a Magnolia from the latest collection not sure what's she's called maybe Tilda with cake!!! do you think? lol
she's coloured with distress inks and I've added diamond glaze on her shoes, but I think you'll have to take my word for that he he,
the gorgeous paper are of course Basic Grey and are from the porcelain  collection 6 by 6 pad, just found out you can't get it in this size any more and I'm gutted!

As you can see my papers are stitched and distressed something I love to do, oh and I think if you look closely you may be able to see the glaze on her shoes after all lol,
The ribbon is seam binding that was part of a lovely birthday pressie from my lovely blogging friend Mandy, thanks hun I love them all,
Pearl gems, lace and roses from stash,


I think my shadows a little to dark on this image must remember for next time lol,
challenges
Fussy and Fancy ~ use something edible on your project
If the shoe fits ~ Birthday
All that scraps  Magnolia ~ Let's celebrate Birthdays

will check up later to see if there's any more,
Hope you all have a lovely weekend, hope to catch up with you soon,


25 comments:

Vicky said...

Hey Liz,
Huge congratulations hun... Basic Grey have got a cracker in you!
And what a beautiful debute!!!

Gorgeous card, love the punch, I have a few but never used them like this as yet, not enough hours in the day lately....

Have a lovely weekend
x
Vicky

D K Crafts said...

Hi Liz. Gorgeous card. Love the vintage feel and the punch around the page punch is beautiful. Tilda is very cute and beautifully coloured too. Donna

Crafty Chris said...

Stunning Liz love the paper and little Tilda, there is Prima papers at the Glitter Pot and I think you would love them, did you have a look at the Mr Linky yet????????????
Chris x

craftykitten said...

Hi Liz,
Wow what a fabulous card for your first one - I love it. BTW she is called Birthday Tilda (hence the cake!) Love the round the page punch too.
Hugs
Dawn xx

chrissy xx said...

Your first card is 'Stunning'. LOve the papers and your colours, Tilda is such a cutie too!
Have a great Weekend.
Chrissyxx

Tara said...

Welcome to the BG team Liz, your card is stunning and you are a fab addition to our family!
Hugs Tara xx

Fleur said...

A stunning card Liz, I love the pretty papers & your colouring is gorgeous
Hugz Fleur xxx

Rica said...

Hi Liz, gorgeous card, beautiful Tilda, fabulous colour combination!! the punched 'doily style' border is a perfect compliment to the cake doily and your ribbon and flowers are so lovely.
Great to have you with us at BG.
hugs
Heather xx

TaraG said...

Sooooo cute, Liz love all the gorgeous details and the Porcelain papers are gorgeous...love Tilda too! The flowers and seam binding are just so scrumptious!
Big hugs,t

Sarah said...

Hi Chum
Just GORGEOUS as always Liz love your punch detail and all your stitching and distressing too, colours are yummy and your Tilda is beautiful, hope your having a great weekend chum lots Hugs
Sarah x

Susy said...

This is absolutly gorgeus!!!!!
HUGS SUSY

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Your card is just beautiful Liz, love the papers you used (shame you can't buy the 6x6 pad anymore) and Tilda is so pretty. Love all your details too.

Have a great weekend,

Hugs,

Jo x

Lou said...

Hi! Liz i so love your card,Tilda is very sweet and just gorgeous colours/papers!!
So lovely to see you with us at BG,hugs Lou.xx

debby4000 said...

Oh this is fabulous Liz.
luv
Debby

Heidi said...

This is so cute!
Tilda is adorable and your colouring is great:)
Have a lovely Sunday Liz.
Hugs, Heidi:)

*Vicki* said...

Oh my gosh girl!! This is just GORGEOUS!! Beautiful image and design and such soft sweet colors!! I love it!! :) Sorry for not being around..I've been a bit sick, but catching up and wanted to tell you congrats on your baby news!! :) So exciting!!HUGS

Sharon said...

Such beautiful papers Liz and I love the gorgeous edging.

Sharon x

Julie said...

Stunning card, Liz - love these papers and your gorgeously coloured image with them! Love the punched frame on your card too!! It's great to be on the BG team with you too!! Hugs, Juliexx

Sarah said...

Wow what a way to start your DT position with this gorgeous card. Absolutely beautiful. Hugs SarahS

MIE(Mieko) said...

Gorgeous card! Love the color and this TIlda.
Hugs Mieko

Berni said...

Beautiful card Liz. Love that border punch.
Berni
x

Crafty Chris said...

you will have to have another go at mr linky dont give up it took me a while to sush it out, I bought the cards that shape from the glitter pot, 50 cards and envelopes for £6.50 good quality.
Chris x

Kim Piggott said...

Congratulations on your BG position Liz they are so lucky to have you!
Absolutely adore your beautiful card!
So adorable!
hugs
kim x

lesleyworth said...

Congrats on the DT! Your card is beautiful! All the fabulous layers and feminine touches! Fantastic! Thanks for playing along with us at the Shoe!

Pam S. said...

Pretty designing Liz! love the border and adorable Tilda! Thanks for linking up to the All That Scraps Magnolia "Let's Celebrate Birthdays" Challenge! So glad you did!
Pam Going Postal