Friday, July 15, 2011

Just Magnolia and Hanglar Stanglar


Woo Hoo! It's Friday! You know what that means!! A new challenge at the Just Magnolia and Hanglar Stanglar Challenge. This time my very talented friend Mindy has the theme "Pink, Purple, and Pearls". What a fantastic color scheme huh?

I went with another fantastic sketch by the Crafting Life's Pieces Monthly Challenge here:


I have such hard time find wonderful lavender papers so what do you do? Go digi! I went on a search and found this lavender pack at Etsy and it was MGA Creations. I really like what they had to offer and it was true to color when I printed it out. Nothing drives me nuts more than buying a digi paper pack and the colors are not the same as they show on the computer!!!


All of my flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts!!!! I used the baby pink Cherry Blossoms, Lt. Violet Wild Roses, 10mm White open roses, 6mm rosebuds, and 3mm self adhesive pearls.

I know you are going to want to go see what all the amazing DT have done with this color combination. Their work is just gorgeous!

Have a wonderful weekend and stay cool wherever you are!

Thank you so very much for your kind words!

Hugs, Dena

32 comments:

Lori aka Lo Lo said...

Beautiful! Love the colours and the fab sketch. The flowers are stunning. Colouring is fab as always.

I'm moving in less than a week!!! So exciting!!! I hear on the news the heat in Houston is brutal. My sis told me some guy died while he was moving the lawn!

xoxo,
Lori

Jules said...

Hi Dena

This is one fantastic card!!

I love how you have used the sketch and the gorgeous colours you have used.

Perfect colouring and shading as always!!!

Love Jules xx

Astrid said...

Hi Dena, gorgeous this one. I liked the sketch i think a take a chance.
Hugs Astrid

Louise said...

Fabulous card, such great colours and I love the flower grouping
Louise

Christina C. said...

OMG..this gorgeous creation absolutely takes my breath away!!!
I love this little cutie and your coloring and showcasing of this darling is phenomenal!!!!I am blown away by your talent!

Alessandra said...

another wonderful creation of you Dena! Love it!
Hug, Alessandra

Debbie said...

Dena.. this is just GORGEOUS!!! love the pastels and your attention to detail is just amazing.. everything is just perfectly placed.

Hugs
Debbie

ednamburgess said...

So very cute. Like the way you laced the two side together on the bottom. Different touch. Edna

Julie said...

Hiya D (waving from accross the pond!!). Fabulous card- love your divine colouring as always, and the papers are a perfect match!! Especially love the little corseted detail - wow, so perfect!! Have a great weekend, Juliexxx

angelwhispers said...

Wow this is just fab Dena loving the colours of your image and the back ground papers and detail amazing!! Just love the laced effect Chanelle xxx

ellabella said...

OH wow Dena. this is beyond stunning. I absolutely love every little detail and your colouring is outstanding. Beautiful work!

Linda Palmer said...

So beautiful!

Maria Therese said...

WOW this is an gorgeous card!! Thank you for joining us at CLP!!

dolcreations said...

You are so amazing at putting together the most gorgeous cards! Please send some of your talent my way....your layout is superb, your paper is awesome and your colouring with the distress inks....so perfect. You have such a special eye for colour!!!!!

Louise said...

Hello there gorgeous! :)

Oh..now..what to say about all of this cuteness? First of all: you have worked the colour scheme like a dream! ;) It is so beautiful and the digi papers are lush! I would never have thought about that. Digi papers, I must be in the 20th century still..He,he,he!

Stunning looking image and after you worked your magic it looks so real :) So alive :) Cool to make a folder to put around the card as well. You´re so full of great ideas!

Hugs and wishes for a great weekend!

Niki Estes said...

Oh, so cute, Dena! Have a great weekend!

Squirrel x said...

Sorry not been to visit for a while hun (life's a bit of a struggle just now) but I have been keeping an eye on what you are up to! Another stunning creation - such amazing work, love it. Hugs Sxx

Lori aka Lo Lo said...

For sure! We are going to have such a fab time craft shopping :) Hubby will be happy that I'm no longer dragging him to the stores...heehee.

xoxo,
Lori

Molecraft said...

Just gorgeous, love the layout and beautiful colours!
Helen x

Yvonne's cardcorner said...

Great card!! It's awesome also love the sketch.
hugs Yvonne

Grenouille Greetings said...

Beautiful hAnglar, Dena. Love your laced panel! Hugs, Lesley

Frea said...

Great card Dena, love those soft pastel colours! Hugs, Frea

BA said...

such an adorable card dena
love your coloring and the soft colors you used
xoxo BA

coldwaters2 said...

Awesome card Dena that image is beautiful so is your colouring, papers and design a perfect creation.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Pat said...

Gorgeous!! I soooo have to break out my Hanglars...I have a bunch and just never get around to playing with them. This is so pretty...and your coloring is exquisite!! It's a fun design...I'll definitely use it again!! Hugs. Pat

Eulanda said...

I LUV the purples! Your coloring is amazing!! Your take on the sketch is fabulous!! So glad you could join us at CLP this month!! Hugs!

Tammi said...

Great sketch, love all those layers and pretty digi papers you used! I'll have to check that blog out. :)

Paolchen said...

Hi Dena,

beautiful card!
Love the soft colours.

Hugs
Paola ♥

Sassy Scrapper said...

Yes! This color combo is delicious! Great job on your coloring. Your Hanglar came out beautiful. Thank you for joining us in this month sketch challenge at CLP.
Hugs Bonnie

Juls said...

so sweet!!! I love the way you have tied the 2 bits of paper together!!! Hugs Juls

Elise said...

Dena oh my word! This is FABULOUS! Your colouring is just wow wow wow! and all of your dp's and details are GORRRRR-GEOUS! I love it! Thank you so much for joining us at CLP!

Hugs,
Elise

Chelsea said...

Oh My Dena...you rock this Sketch! Wow, I really love how you color and the amazing stitching! Thank you so much for joining the CLP challenge. Hope to see you soon.

Hugs and Love.

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