Friday, August 20, 2010

Just Magnolia Challenge - Let's Get Sentimental!

Howdy, my crafty friends!!!! Today the challenge at Just Magnolia is "Let's Get Sentimental".  All you have to do is have a sentiment somewhere on your card. (You know that thing I always forget ha ha!) I was forced to remember it this time.

Wait until you see all the teammates projects! Gorgeous work there!

My card today was inspired by a card I saw on this blog, Heavens Created This.  I'm tellling you this gal can use those copics!!!  Anyhow, she did a little awning card and the first thing I thought of was this new cutie from the Bon Voyage collection.

My sentiment was very appropriate for my daughter and I, so I had her in mind when I made it and will give it to her at some point in time.  Since I am ALWAYS looking for a sale I had to add the little tag.  My daughter will totally get it!

All was colored with distressed inks and the papers are Imaginesce.  My flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts and the yellow ones are actually white roses I sprayed with Gold Glimmer Mist!  Such a pretty effect!! I used the Magnolia Doohickey that I got from Magnolia-licious.

I sure hope you will get out those sentiments and join us.  This was a fun one!

Have a terrific weekend! Thanks for stopping by and letting me know what you think!

Hugs, Dena


Maris said...

hi dena, oohhh how sweet this card, love the soft colors soo lovely xx

Sharon Keanly said...

Oh my gosh, this is absolutely adorable Dena. Can so relate. Have the same relationship with my daughter. Wow!

Judi said...

WOW! BRILLIANT card Dena! Love your thoughts behind it - I too have a daughter who LOVES to shop!!


Judi xx

Pati said...

Ohhhh Dena, you are a genius. This is such a wonderful and inspiring card. Love the stamps and the used colours. Everything matches so perfectly.
Hope all is fine with you!

BIG hugs and have a relaxing weekend!

Tara said...

You know I couldn't stop looking at your card on the JM blog this morning Dena, it's AMAZING!!! So clever and innovative to make the shop front like that, I love it! Go girl!!
Hugs Tara xxx

Riet said...

So beautiful card Dena,I love the images and the colours.
So gorgeous papers and details.

Hugs Riet.xx

mustavcoffee said...

Hi Dena, love this card such pretty delicate colours, I've 2 sons who weren't too bad growing up and shopping with their mum but now I've 2 Grand daughters and I have high hopes :D xxx

Judy's Crafty Moments said...

Gorgeous card Dena!! I love the little awning cute! The colours are so pretty. I bet you're daughter will LOVE it!

I just love Linda's blog too and could spend hours a looking at her colouring.
Hope you are well, hugs Judy xx

Anna-Karin said...

Wow what a gorgeous card. Lovely colours and the image is cute.

Have a nice weekend.

chrissy xx said...

Just Stunning! Love the canopy over the shop. Yep! I agree. Daughters are for shopping with.

kelly said...

This is gorgeous Dena.Was the sentiment computer generated or stamped it`s lovely.

Tracy V. said...

Gorgeous Dena. I saw that awning on Lindas blog too, was totally on my list to "lift". She is amazing with her Copic coloring, but so are you! Card is beautiful as is the sentiment. How perfect!

dolcreations said...

This is so gorgeous Dena! I love this whole layout! I love that awning! The colours are stunning! LOVE how you hung your little SALE sign!!!

Barb Hardeman said...

Absolutely stunning, Dean! Such a clever idea to put the awning over the shop like that! I love it! Beatuiful coloring and sweet scene!

scrappyjan said...

very clever my dear!!! Color are wonderful and what a cute lite scene.
hugs, Janiel

Anne Kristine said... beautiful card! Lovely colors and love the scene!
Hugs Anne

paola said...

a beautiful masterpiece, love the french shop awning, what a clever idea, and colored to perfection!

Silvie Z said...

OMG Dena, this is amazing! Absolutely gorgeous card and very beautiful color combo! The awning over the shop is wonderful! Such a clever idea - will have to remebter this one!:-)
Silvie from France

PaulaM said...

This is stunning!! I love all the little details that you have added to this gorgeous card. I like the 'boutique' stamp is that one of the new ones? The awning is SO fun. TFS

porkshill said...

How very clever of you!!!! I love the whole concept of this card.
Hugs, Pat

Danielle said...

Oh wow Dena, this card is simply stunning! Fabulous colouring and I love how you did the whole window shopping scene! The awning is done so beautifully too! Have a wonderful weekend!
Hugs, Danielle

Pink lady said...

Gorgeous card Dena!! Love the canopy over the shop:-)colors and all the lovely details!!!
Have a great weekend! Hugs Laila.

Anonymous said...

What a great scene you created. I love it, all the details are perfect.
Awesome card!

coldwaters2 said...

WOWWWWWW this is one awesome card Dena the colouring, design, flowers it is all superb. wow.
Lorraine x

Anonymous said...

OMG I love this card!! The pale blue and lemon are super together and your flowers are beautiful, especially the glimmered yellow ones :) ...I really really have to order these stamps.

Corinne said...

Oh Dena, what a sweet card....your daughter is sure to love it. Love the colors you used...very beautifully done. The sentiment you used is really nice....suits my daughter and I as well.

Niki Estes said...

Dena, this is amazing! I absolutely love that shop you created! So neat!

Renkata said...

wowoooozzzzaaa Dena, I am going to shopping :)
such an inspiration card. Great details.

lil-paper-pixie said...

Stunning card, your cards are all just amazing Dena.x

Little K Smith said...

Gorgeous card Dena! Adore the images and design! Beautiful colours, sweet doily and sentiment too.

pink lady said...

Oh wow this is absolutely stunning, I just love everything about it and that awning is absolutely amazing....fab x

cyganicha said...

What a gorgeous card! I'm totally in love with it and I especially love how you made the whole scene look so tridimensional. You did an outstanding job :)

Nelleke said...

Ohhhh Dena,what a gorgeous card! i love it.
hugs nelleke

MichelleO said...

Dena - I just had to pop on and tell you how absolutely adorable this card is!!! What a beautiful scene and perfect sentiment! LOVE IT!

Peggie said...

Great card. Love the awning over the window.

Patti Jo said...

Now how cute is that???!!! Love the awning, tag and verse, sale sign, your coloring and the whole layout!!! FANTASTIC work is awesome!!!

Cami said...

Gorgeous! Stunning! Beautiful! Wow! Love that awning and all the embellies, and your beautiful coloring! You leave me breathless! Hugs, Cami

stampinfrog said...

Dena this little shop is so adorable and I love the awning!Your coloring is so exquisite and fablous embellies!Your daughter is going to love this card!
Have a great weekend!

Sarah said...

What a fab idea using the awning, and how well it works on your creation. Beautiful. Sarah x

Lena Katrine said...

As georgeous as ever, sweetie!
Just popping in to wish you a lovely weekend ;)
Hugs, Lena K

Grenouille Greetings said...

Oh my word - this is toooooooooooo cute! I have a little stamp that I use on a card with an awning but I LOVE how yours has that added dimension. I'm going to have to add that feature when I make my next one. Lovely images and gorgeous colouring. This is a perfect delight! Hugs, Lesley

Mary Lou said...

Dena Dena Dena this is BEYOND BEAUTIFUL!!! No words to express how creative and stunning!!!
I love your work!!

Anonymous said...

So fabulously FUN Dena! Made me smile! Love the "sale" sign hanging down! lol
Beautiful coloring and designing...lovely colors together!
Pam Going Postal

LINDA W. said...

Hi Dena,all I can say is OMG I need lessons...can I come see you....LOL. Really your coloring is beautiful.....I love the awning
and the scene that you made.
Hugs Linda W.

Kathy Gerace said...

I love your card and my daughter will totally get it too!! Everything is just perfect. Your coloring is fantastic.
Kathy Gerace

cabio's craft corner said...

I love this card Dena. You made a beautiful boutique scene for this lovely Tilda. The sentiment is super sweet :o)

kraftykylie said...

Hey Dena this card is super cute and Tilda is coloured beautifully!! Big smiles to you
Kylie :D

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Hi ya darlin

Hope you are OK ?

Just adore your card, so clever and the colour combo is just delish. What a super duper theme and fantastic images and colouring. Your daughter will adore her card.

Take care of yourself.


Jo xxx

scrappinpeg said...

oh how adorable I love it!

scrappinpeg said...

oh how adorable I love it!

anaRy said...

The whole look is just adorable...The blue and yellow is so refreshing! Great inspiration!

Martine said...

lol im exactly the same hun, i keep forgetting a sentiment :P, this is such a gorgeous card darlin, you blow me away with every creation, you have such an eye for colour and detail :), love the sweet image darlin ,oh yes, and i love the sentiment too :)


Bec said...

STUNNING Card Dena.. I just love it all.. Bec xx

Crafty Lou said...

Hi!i just so LOVE this,very pretty and lots of gorgeous detail.
hugs Lou.xx

Debbie Pamment said...

Hiya my gorgeous friend - My arm is feeling a bit better so I thought I better start playing catch up on my blogging! BEAUTIFUL work as always Dena on ALL of your recent creations! I have spent a wonderful few minutes drooling over all of your wonderful work! Just need to wipe the keyboard off now so I can move on - LOL

Elaina said...

A lovely card with a lovely sentiment. I hope your daughter turns out to be your best friend. My Mum and I had many a shoppping spree together and they are among my most treasured memories. Unfortunately my daughter has become almost a stranger to me so things don't always turn out the way we plan.

RubyM:) said...

OHHH GOSH Dena is there anything you can't do???? LOL!! STUNNING SIMPLY STUNNING!! Can you please please send me some magic dust to me.I need some of your mojo mines is lost these couple of days sigh.DANG AS ALWAYS AND SPEECHLESS AS ALWAYS,RubyM:)

Lisette Morris said...

Gorgeous!! Love it!!

angelwhispers said...

Wow Dena!!!

Loving it, the whole design is just perfect for all mothers and their daughters on shopping trips and the "Sale" sign a must we all love a good sale!!

Chanelle xx

Kathy said...

Dena this is just adorable!!! I absolutely love the whole idea and the colors look so pretty!!
Hopefully this sentiment is true as I have three little girls that hate shopping!! LOL I could do it all day and hopefully at least one will want to with me!!
Have a great week!:)Kathy

Juls said...

brilliant sentiment!!! and utterly gorgeous card! Love how you have added earings to her! Hugs Juls

Andie's Space said...

Hi Dena!
Can't believe I'm the 62nd person to comment on this card. That should give you an idea of just how totally awesome it is. Love the idea & the sentiment is brilliant, don't think you can say the same about boys though, LOL!
Biggest Hugs,
Andie xx


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