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Monday, 17 October 2011

It's coming that time of the year!

Can you believe it's  so close, frightening lol,

I am in the mood for doing Christmas cards as these new Magnolia stamps are so yummy, this one is my favourite, I can't stop using her,
I've found out I like tearing my paper edges, so much fun to do then I ink them with my distress inks, also saves having to use lots of cardstock so the cards not so bulky,
my papers are a mix of Magnolia and Tim Holtz and my image is coloured with copics,
I've used some liquid applique for the snow, can't belive it still works as I've had it years!! and I do mean years lol,
The trees are from a large Magnolia stamp which has three trees on, I just stamped off two of the single small tree, coloured them cut them out and layered them on with pin flair glue,
A closer look of Tilda, isn't she so cute!!
my snow flakes! are done with my ice white Viva pearl pen I have deliberately squashed them to look more like snow falling, well hopefully they do anyway lol,
the large snowflake is a quickcutz die, again I've had for years, the centres are for flower centres really but they went with my colour scheme and thought they went ok as the centre for my snowflake!
my cardstock edges have been distressed with my distress tool too,

challenges
Magnolia Down Under ~ Eulanda's fab sketch
Creatalicious ~ Distress your edges
The Pretty little ribbon ~ Anything goes

I will look for more later,

 Other items used,
Spellbinders ~ petite  ovals nestie 
Doily
Sewing machine
cheesecloth
Ribbon ~ gift
Vintage photo ~ Distress ink
Magnolia Doo Hickey ~ Fence die

hope you likey,
got the hairdresser tonight so will catch up with you as soon as possible,
have fun!

31 comments:

Susy said...

This is so gorgeus!
Soon christmas!

HUGS SUSY

Mandy's Magnolia cards said...

woow Liz i love your card!!
so beautiful!
hugs, mandy

Karin said...

Hi Liz,

Love your collorcombo! And I haven't got the any liquid snow but is looks so real ;)

Greatings, Karin

Dragonlady said...

Oooh Liz, I likey very much. Great scene and colours.

Hugs Ali x

Kirsty-Anne (Kitty) said...

Hi gorgeous creative festive card. She is beautiful loving the colours and the trees are perfect with the snow !! Really is lovely ! Kitty ;0)

Dodici said...

Liz,your card is truly amazing!So many gorgeous details and Tilda is cute as always.
xxx

CraftyLoops said...

Really lovely card Liz, I love the snow on the trees. Lee x

Crafty Chris said...

Wow stunning Liz isnt she a little cutie I got those trees as well and forgot all about them, luv luv the colours.
Chris x

Inkypinkydelights said...

Liz this is absolutely gorgeous! Love that centre to the snowflake! Judy x

Janette said...

Hi Liz, Oh talk about lush and lovely, gorgeous card and very sweet Tilda image.....can't believe it's almost here again, everytime I think of it I feel sick...lol...xxxx

Tessa en Anke said...

Beautiful card. I love the snow and the inmage,
hugs Tessa & Anke

nessy said...

oh liz this tilda is just the sweetest ~beautifully coloured ~ love all the wintery details!!
vanessa xx

Chrissy said...

Stunning card Liz...love the snow on the trees and gorgeous image and colouring...love the edges..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Miss Emerald said...

Mmmm, so nice, snow and Christmas! The card is beautiful!

coops said...

wow this is gorgeous liz.i love your soft colours and snowflakes and the tilda is so sweet :D

xx coops xx

arjette said...

Ooohhhh Liz, your card is sooooooo beautifull!! What a lovely stamp!!! Your coloring is awesome!! Your tearing looks great!

gr. arjette.

Diane J said...

Absolutely gorgeous, love everything xx

Eulanda said...

OH WOW!! This is just gorgeous!! I just luv those trees and that image is spectacular!! I am patiently waiting for mine to come in the mail. Ok....not so patient. LOL!! Thank you so much for joining us at MDUC this week. It's a bit more special for me since I made the sketch up (my first) and you did an amazing job with it. SO SWEET! Hugs!

Susan Flynn said...

Beautiful card Liz I love all the detail on it x

debby4000 said...

Adorable, cute card Liz, sweet image and beautiful details.
luv
Debby

Sarah said...

And another stunning card Liz!!! What a sweet little Tilda she is. Thanks for joining us at the Pretty Little Ribbon shop Challenge. Sarah x

Chelsea said...

Hi Liz, love the torn edges. So many beautiful element on your card and that Tilda is so cute!

Hugs and Love.

*Vicki* said...

Oh my gosh Liz!! This is really precious!! Love your "snow effect"!! :)

jimlynn said...

OMGoodness!! This is just beautiful! Love everything about it and your coloring is awesome!
Love it.
Lynn

Dominique said...

How lovely is this? Your card is wonderful! Great colouring and beautiful details. Have a great time, Dominique

coldwaters2 said...

Beautiful card Liz I can understand why you want to use that image of Tilda so much, she is gorgeous, the colours and design look super.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Henny said...

Super Liz. How beautiful the colours and papers. I like it all.


Greetings Henny.

Margaret said...

Another goreous card and Tilda. Love it.
Hugs
Margaret M

sara said...

beautiful card i cant stop making christmas cards either this collection is so sweet isnt it love the cut out trees and tilda looks fab sat on that bench thanks so much for joining us at MDUC this week
hugs sara x

Linda said...

Oh my Liz congrats on your win!!!! This card is absolutely stunning!!!! Love the trees and the design of the card!!!! You make magical projects!!!!! Excellent work!!!!!

Mina said...

wow Liz this is stunning...I love your design and your amazing colouring, fab idea for the snow too...thanks for joining in with the Pretty Little Ribbon Shops monthly challenge
Mina xxx