Friday, December 2, 2011

Merry Little Christmas

Whoa! Two cards in a row.  I am doing good! haha!

My card today is for the new Just Magnolia and Hanglar Stanglar challenge!  This time my friend Donald has picked "LOTS OF SPARKLE" to go along with our monthly "Anything Goes" challenge.

The sweetest blog friend sent me this amazing Maja Design papers!!!  Thank you girlie!!!!!  OMG! I love every single sheet! Wow! I can't wait to see the other pads they come out with.  

I tried something a little different and that was stamping a light grey outline.  I tried my own little version with this techniqe using my distress inks.

I used the gorgeous curly roses, and lilies from Wild Orchid Crafts and hit them with a little Stardust stickles.  I also used a pearl brad in the center of the snowflake.

Isn't she a cute Tilda?  I really like her a lot!!  I got her from Magnolia-licious!

Thanks again for stopping by! 

Hugs, Dena


Squirrel x said...

Simply adorable hun! Love the colours, the sparkle, the flowers, Tilda, everything! The grey outline works well to make her stand out. Beautiful as always. Hugs Sxx

Astrid said...

Gorgeous Dena, this card, sooooooooo lovely.
Hugs Astrid

Vicky said...

WOW........Dena sweetie this is just stunning love everything about it. Tilda looks fabulous with your awesome colouring. Totally love it hun!!!

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Kylie said...

Ohhh - WOW Dena! I'm loving everything about this card!
Hugs Kylie x

~ Ali ~ said...

This is beautiful Dena and loving those papers!

Ali x

Louise said...

Beautiful Dena, I love the colors you used

Shannin said...

Dena your card is gorgeous. I always love seeing what you create. I hope you have a wonderful weekend.


dolcreations said...

Oh my goodness Dena...this is my favourite card you have made...totally love how to did the fence, the colouring. the colours, the glitter and her eyes! BEAUTIFUL!

Angela said...

Yes, she is sooo cute Dena! This is gorgeous! Love your coloring and fun layout. Absolutely gorgeous work as always! :)

Have a great day! hugs, Angela

Christina C. said...

Oh my goodness, Dena, this is a feast for the eyes! Love your exquisite coloring of this adorable Tilda...she almost jumps off the page! You showcased her the flowers, pearls, snowflakes and the lovely fence.

ednamburgess said...

So cute. Like the different colors and the use of the dies. Edna

Tracy V. said...

Dena she is BEAUTIFUL! I love all those dark highlights around her. It's just precious. The snow on the fence is the perfect touch. Love it!
Tracy Valure

Elise said...

sigh .. this is DREAMY Dena! Loooove your colouring, your shading is always so amazing! And it's so beautiful how you stamped words behind her and little snowflakes at the edges! The details that you do is always SO lovely! GORGEOUS!!!!!

Big Hugs to you!

Marlies said...

A gorgeous card Dena. lovely background you gave Tilda and your colouring is beautiful! I love the sentiment.
hugs, Marlies

Riet said...

So beautiful card ,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous Dena. Love your colouring, and fabulous scene, so cute. Gorgeous papers indeed, beautiful snowflake and flowers, all so lovely.


Shazza said...

totally gorgeous, need those papers x

Juls said...

this is gorgeous!! you have captured a winter scene just beautifully, and I love the little sparkly heart! Hugs Juls

Chris x said...

Beautiful Dena. xxx

Fleur said...

A gorgeous card Dena, one of my fave Tilda's this collection, but can't believe still not got her ~ trying to be good and save my pennies, LOL
BIG HUGZ Fleur xXx

Yvonne's cardcorner said...

Wow, your card is so gorgeous!!
hugs Yvonne

Elaine said...

Stunning creation as always Dena..though not half as many embellishments as I would use ha!ha!

I wish I had your knack of placing the embellishments..mine always look like I've thrown them at the card with my eyes closed hoping they hit and stick!

Love that pad of papers too..very delicious!

Hugs Elaine xx

Sandy said...

I love this card. I love the way you have moved your colors around. I love the colors and the design. Can you tell - I love this scard!

Vicky McClean said...

OMW!!! this is my fav christmas card i just love it and your colouring is so special Dena, love to you hun, Vick xxxxx christmas hugs coming your way!

June Nelson said...

Absolutely amazing its beautiful xxxxxxxxx

Lori aka Lo Lo said...

Beautiful! Love the grey outline and the text behind Tilda. All the snow on the card really completes this sweet wintery creation. I just recently got into using snow on my cards and I love it!

I recently completed 23 Christmas cards in 1.5 weeks! Never made so may so quickly! Most of them are Magnolia fav! Now I'm working on decorating wood mirrors. I have to do 18 as they are Christmas pressies for my family. I forgot to mention it yesterday when we met up.

It was nice to finally meet up but just wish we had more time. Next time! In the new year you will have to come over so we can craft and check out some craft shops near my home. I still haven't been to any since I move here!

Thx again for recommending Amy! She's really nice and Maddi just loves her. Amy was holding her like a baby while Maddi was licking her face...Maddi's fav thing to do! Sometimes she thinks she's a human The girl is spoiled! Maddi also got along well with Amy's girls.

Your fur baby is so cute! Maddi and Rambo are going to have so much fun on their play dates next week. I don't think Maddi will want to come home after all the attention she will be getting from everyone...heehee.

You have a fab weekend! I'm finally getting my hair done today. Too much roots showing! LoL Talk to you soon. Take care.


Maria Therese said...

Gorgeous card sweetie ♥

Corine van der Zee said...

I'm totally in love with this one!!! It's GORGEOUSSSS!

Hugs Corine

Stempeltiger said...

This is just AWESOME Dena!
Love the sweet colored image and the beautiful details.
Wishing you a happy sunday.
Hugs, Swantje

Chris said...

Beautiful Dena and I love your colouring as always and the gorgeous design, such a pretty colour scheme too. Hope you're well Sweetie. Hugs, Chris x

coldwaters2 said...

This is absolutely beautiful Dena I adore the colours you have used and Tilda looks amazing.
Lorraine x

Sarah said...

Your cards are so stunning, I just love hopping by your blog, each one has such inspiration.
You are so talented.
Hugs SarahS

Lou said...

Hi! this is soooo gorgeous,amazing design and Tilda looks just perfect-love it.
hugs Lou.xx

Lisa Shepard said...

You have some beautiful cards!!! I get lots of inspirations when I see them!!!!

Alyna said...

so cute stamp
nicely colored
very cute card
really really like it

Kirsty-Anne (Kitty) said...

Hi wow she is so gorgeous beautiful colouring realm like the grey outline. Yes the papers are so nice to play with. Stunning creation. Kitty :D:/

Tammi said...

Dena, wow, this is STUNNING, love love love it! Your creations always amaze me!


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