Friday, October 7, 2011

Just Magnolia and Hanglar Stanglar - Coffee and Cream

Hello everyone! Thank you all so much for the sweet comments on my most recent cards.  It seems everyone enjoyed the Whimsey Stamps Hop with the Sylvia Zet images!

My card today is for the Just Magnolia and hanglar Stanglar Challenge.  Pops is our  hostess this time around and she chose the theme of "Coffee and Cream". 


Seems I have been using these colors a lot lately with all the Fall themes and such! haha! 

I'm also happy that I didn't buy any of the last Magnolia release with the sports figures.  It gives me more time to use some of the ones that I love that don't get enough attention, like this one.  I think she is adorable. I used 3 different Magnolia stamps for this card.  I figure I will write something in the sign when I decide where it is going.  I don't know, do you have any ideas?


Card Ingredients:
Stamps:  Magnolia
Inks:  Distress Inks
Paper:  Pion Designs
Tools:  MS Frond Punch, MS Monarch Butterfly
Embellishments:  Natural Cotton Lace, Sm. 2-tone Chocolate Brown Gardenia, 20mm and 10mm Ivory Open Roses,  15mm Chocolate Brown Open Rose all from Wild Orchid Crafts!!!

My pretty pin is a gift from a sweet blogging friend.  I think these are just too pretty!

Be sure to check out the other Design Team's card, they are all gorgeous!

Thank you again so much for stopping by, I really appreciate it!

Have a wonderful day!

Dena

33 comments:

Maris said...

hi Dena, what a stunning card, love this coloring ,sutch a sweet hart xx

Riet said...

So wonderful card Dena,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers and the flowers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Autumn Mist said...

Gorgeous card, Dena, and beautifully coloured.

Rachael said...

Wow this is amazing! Fantastic colouring, such a gorgeous card!
Rach :) xx

Debbie said...

I so look forward to certain days of the week since I know it's a "Dena" day. And today is not only a "Dena" day but a OMG one, I love this and how you used the brown tones, giving it a vintage feel. You combined the 3 images perfectly, not sure what I would write in the sign, looks fine just as it is...don't mess with perfection!!!

Hugs
Debbie

Camilla said...

OMG Dena!
This was a very beautiful cards, perfect paint and very beautiful colors.
Love the way you paint, the grass was very nice.
And the postmark is very nice, have been looking and looking for but can not find in Sweden.
Many hugs Camilla

Louise said...

Hi sweetie!

WOW! I have been missing a lot of action in here I see...so sorry about that! :( My loss...*bad, bad girly*
I LOVE the stunningly beautiful card you made for the Sylvia Zet blog hop - my God, you were lucky to be picked out to join in! But they certainly made the right decision - your cards is in my oppinion number ones in all!
I bought mine the other day and I simply cannot wait til they are finally here and I can get rolling...Love them!

That also goes for this new hÄnglar card of yours - it´s so lush in these colors! Love the sepia look you have gone for, adds the perfect vintage feel to it :) As always my jaw drops to the floor from looking at your awesome coloring - the grass is rocking! Beautiful sweetie!!!
You´re the best!

Hugs

Kirsty-Anne (Kitty) said...

Hi stunning colouring with this gorgeous Tilda. Love the challenge theme. I figure Tilda is missing Edwin and the sign should say Boras 5 miles lol. Super inspiration Kitty :D

ednamburgess said...

Awww, so sweet. Love the fall colors. Maybe you could write HOME on the sign. Just a thought. Edna

Teri said...

Oh gosh, Dena, another jaw dropping creation!!! Love the colors, you have such a gift with your art!!! Everything looks fabulous, I love that little Tilda and personally, I think the sign should say "Medina".... Just sayin', heeheee!!!!
Hugs,
Teri

mlarisa said...

Очень красиво раскрашено! Такие замечательные цвета.

Water Lily Cards said...

Such a lovely card...just love that Tilda...and your colouring is divine...

Hugs
Jan..xx

Sara said...

Love the colours in this, really warm, your colouring is perfect and I love all the little finishing touches, hugs Sara xx

Herbstnebel said...

So beautiful.

Greetings Dani

Elise said...

OMG!!!!!!!!!!!! Dena, my jaw is like .. dropped! AMAZING work my dear! Your colouring BLOWS my mind and then your details are simply STUNNING! sigh ... I could probably sit here another few hours to just stare at your beautiful works. LOL!

ps .. hmmmm .. as for the sign ... "Come back this way", "Every Road Leads me Back to You" ... LOL! I don't know. hahhaha! I'm sure you'll think of something to fit in there .. or it even looks perfect without anything there as well! :)

Have a wonderful Day Dena!

Big Hugs,
Elise

Christina C. said...

OMG......you totally captured the coffee & cream colors.......SPECTACULAR, SENSATIONAL....A WORK OF ART!!!!
I could browse your blog all day long and never get bored!

Mo said...

Dena, your card is gorgeous! Love just everything on your creation and especially your coloring and the lace...!!!
I wish you a wonderful weekend, big hugs from your new DT chick,
Monika

Andie's Space said...

Hi Dena,
I just got over my shock at seeing your last flat (& stunning) card, to find normal service is resumed here. This is just gorgeous. Love the lace, the blooms & beautiful colours & your colouring is just wonderful. Hope you are well recovered by now.
Big Hugs,
Andie xx

Frea said...

Hi Dena, I think this must one of your best cards ever!! The colouring is outstanding, absolutely stunning sweetie!! And I love the combination of stamps you used. About your sign, how about: 'I'm just around the corner' .. Hugs, Frea

June Nelson said...

Love it Dena, and I love the combination of stamps its perfect huggies June x

Marlies said...

A gorgeous card Dena! I love the colours and beautiful details, eveything has a sort of vintage look! I realy admire your colouring and I love that sign post!!
Have a nice weekend,
hugs, Marlies

Vicky McClean said...

WOW Dena my lovely, as per usual you have blown me away with your stylish creation and its beauty!! I know i keep saying it but i love browns and creams etc i love using them ! I would simply put 'HOME' on that signpost, just an idea! love this creation, hugs Vick xxx

Kristel said...

This is absolutely stunning Dena!!!
Hugs Kristel

Paula said...

Beautiful!! I love everything about this! All the images looks perfect together! Beautiful scene! And the card.. the colors, the embellies, I love it all!!!!!!!!!

Corine van der Zee said...

So beautiful, love the browns and the image is indeed adorable!

Hugs Corine

Mandy's Magnolia cards said...

what a gorgeous card!
i love it
greetings, Mandy

Pink Lady68 said...

Wow....gorgeous card!!
Love your coloring, Dena!!
In the sign you can use the name of the lucky reciver:-)

Have a great weekend! Hugs Laila.

Norma said...

Simply gorgeous, Dena. Tilda is awfully cute--love the coffee and cream colour scheme. Such a sweet scene you've created. Beautiful lace.
Hugs,
Norma

Pam Sparks said...

coffee and cream wonderful Dena! I'm way behind in keeping up w/you and others! eek! Just got a new WAY faster computer! yea! I sure hope it helps! Beautifully painted again... I gotta find the right watercolor paper... what kind did you say you use again? I think I used way too much ink on my last try! eek! Thanks for sharing... so fun to come back and see all the "lovelies" you've been creating!

coldwaters2 said...

Wowwwwww Dena I am in heaven, this is incredibly beautiful, what a fantastic design, those wonderful embellishments, the colour along with Tilda look amazing, I truly adore this creation.
hugs
Lorraine x

Grenouille Greetings said...

This is one of my all time favourite Tildas and she looks uber cute with the other merged elements. Beautiful vintagey feel to this card. A real treat! Hugs, Lesley

Jodie from Oz said...

Dena, wow, love love love your amazing card. The combo of images your fabulous colouring, I love your grass & the warm sepia colours, just perfect for this vintage postcard you have created. As always your work is stunningly beatufiul. The sign should read Australia and the inside to Miss Jodie bahahaha. hugs Jodie from Oz :) xx

Pat said...

Hey there, girlfriend! Am just catching up...I sooo love coming to your blog! So many gorgeous ideas to steal! er, I mean "borrow"! hehehe! Gorgeous card, m'dear! I love the vintage feel! I think I'll try this! Gorgeous coloring and designwork...no surprise there! I LOVE your artwork! Hugs. Pat Frank

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