Sunday, October 18, 2009

Spring Magnolia

I finally finished this card this afternoon, and had my husband do the photography for once, so the pictures should be much better!  I combined the 2 magnolia challenges, Just Magnolia and Magnolia-licious, for this card.  Just Magnolia's challenge was to make a 'bright & Zingy card' and Magnolia-licious is to make an easel card.  This is my second try at the easel cards!

This card has tons of dimension... Tilda is popped up with foam, as well as the flower and tag.  The buttons had to be raised up to hold the top of the easel up, so it is raised up with 3D glue dots.

I coloured the images with prismacolor pencils, and outlined with a grey copic marker.

I then cut out both images, curled the flowers out on the tree a bit, and mounted them both onto the white background with the sky and grass already coloured in.

This card definitely should qualify for the 'Pink' challenge over at the Little Stamp Shoppe!  I just love the soft pink tones of her dress!

The profusion of buttons also counts towards Kraftin' Kimmies challenge to use buttons on your cards.

Lastly, over at Everybody-Art's blog, Challenge #61 is to use punches or shapes on your card.  My flowers were punched with EK Success Retro Flower punches!  The tag was done on my cricut.

Image:  Magnolia- Tilda Picking Lilacs, Spring Tree
Paper:  My Mind's Eye Dreamy 2, Gina K Pure Luxury
Buttons:  American Crafts
Misc:  Ribbon (unknown), Flowersoft, cricut, EK Success Retro flower punch
Medium:  Prismacolors with OMS


Kraftin' Kimmie said...

Great job with Tilda and the easel card! And lovely buttons....thanks for joining our Kraftin' Kimmie Challenge!

Anonymous said...

Your card is beautiful! Love it! Thanks for playing along!

Bev said...

Gorgeous bright and zingy card! Love the sweet image and fabulous details. Thanks so much for joining us at JM this week x

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Beautiful card, love the scene you've created! Thanks for joining in with us at Just Magnolia this week! :)

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