Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Magnolia-licious Challenge "Celebrate"

Hi friends! How's it going? 

Today I'm sharing a card for the Magnolia-licious Challenge and the theme is "Celebrate"!  That's a pretty easy theme and it gave me a chance to use one of my older stamps that I still LOVE.  I hope you will want to join the challenge.  You can color your Magnolia, Wee, & Wild Rose Studio images/projects BUT your project MUST celebrate something (new baby, wedding, birthday, anniversary, graduation, going away, etc.)!

I decided to make a birthday reminder box.  I have a birthday reminder book but with the huge/fat cards that I make, they simply won't fit in that tiny pocket.  I saw the idea here at Pink Buckaroo Designs.   She gave some wonderful instructions, but I had to change the dimensions for my 6x6 cards. 


I made 6 tabs and used half of the months on the front and then you flip it over the the other half are on those same tabs.  I really don't think I will be working more than six months ahead! Good golly, I am lucky to work 2 days ahead haha!!

I've colored her with my fav Inktense pencils and the paper are the Vintage Spring collection from Maja Designs.  I printed out the little cards and sentiment off my computer.

 I used a circle for the tabs but wish I had used something a little different.  Gotta use what you have though.


I hope you like this little project.  It was a lot of fun to make!

Thanks for stopping by my blog today!!!

Time to run!

Hugs, Dena

28 comments:

  1. Ooooo fantastic Dena!!

    My favourite colours and I do love those papers.
    Awesome colouring as always..Miss Tilda is so sweet!
    Totally gorgeous honey ♥

    Big hugs to you
    Love Elaine xxx

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  2. Wow such a wonderful project! Cute Tilda and amazing coloring!
    Hugs, June

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  3. Dena, this is such a fantastic idea! I'm totally doing one of these. Thanks for the link and THANK YOU for your post today. I love your colouring with the inktense and I love the papers and the image! When my friend Beth sees this she is going to soooo want to make this!!!!

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  4. Looks really amazing Dena!!
    Hugs Kristel

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  5. This is wonderful Dena, I love the cute image and such a fabulous design and a great idea. You have inspired me to make one of these, I am sure it will be very useful.
    hugs Sue xx

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  6. WOW..What a beautiful creation!

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  7. What a great idea, this is so beautiful! Love the purples you used.
    Rebecca.

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  8. This is gorgeous Dena. I love the design and pretty embellies. A brilliant idea and so useful too!
    Lorraine x

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  9. This would make a fantastic gift Dena. Love the papers and image too. Hugs, Carol S.xx

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  10. So beautiful Dena.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  11. OH! lala... such a beautiful project Dena, and so practical too! I love your idea, perhaps it would help me keep track of birthdays... Love Tilda on front with her cake and the lovely flowers. Fabulous. Hugs.

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  12. OK, I am so stealing this idea for next Christmas's neighbor gifts! I love this! You are so clever! Great job, Dena. Love the Tilda stamp you used to accentuate the theme!

    XO,
    Chris

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  13. Gorgeous as always hun....:o)

    biggest of hugs Vicky xx

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  14. Fab project and so useful. The image is gorgeous and I love your embellishments.

    Deborah A

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  15. This is fabulous Dena and such a brilliant idea. I love how you have embellished your project.
    Enjoy the rest of your week.
    Hugs Sharon. x

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  16. What a gorgeous project! So different, yet so useful! Anyone would love this! Nancee :)

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  17. What a great project! This is a great idea! Where did you get the instructions on how to make the box?

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  18. Wow Dena I love this idea and you made a wonderful project! The colors look gorgeous and I think 6 months would work fine indeed! I usually don't work farther ahead then a week, lol. Hugs, Hanneke

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  19. What a lovely idea to have a little reminders box... and you've made such a perfect job of it Dena... little Tilda looks so cute with her birthday cake.. and I love the colours you've chosen too. A fabulous creation!

    Hope you're well..
    Big hugs
    Christine x

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  20. What a beautiful project and Tilda is absolutely ravishing colored with pencils. Your coloring is awesome no matter what medium you use!!!!
    This is a brilliant idea...great way to remember those birthdays! I love your beautiful flower cluster.

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  21. Hi Dena, now that is a very neat idea. I mighthave to case it. Love your colouring of this sweet Tilda. Hugs
    Suzi x

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  22. Such a cute, great idea. Love it. I just have a notebook so can't store my cards when done. But I'm mostly like you, I make my cards about 5 to 7 days before they're due to send. Keep up the ideas. Edna

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  23. great idea! It seems birthdays come up too fast and a month or year view would be great. I think I would also write in other cards I needed to make, such as wedding, sympathy, graduation, etc. I pretty much have this info on my phone, but seeing it like this would be perfect. great job!

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  24. OooH Dena! This is such an AMAZING idea!!!!!!! I love love LOVE it! MMm kay .. you do all kinds of INCREDIBLE projects .. you're so INSPIRING! Your colouring is beyond GORGEOUS as always, and this is such a BEAUTIFUL color to do this with! Gosh .. soooo LOVE this!

    Hope you're having a WONDERFUL day Sweetheart!

    Much Love,
    Elise

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  25. Hey Buddie!
    Oooh I am luuurving this! Fab idea & super yummy papers. Perfect choice of Tilda too. She looks gorgeous. So how're you doing? Hope you & your family are all keeping well. Talk more soon, good bud :~)
    Mahoosive Hugs,
    Andie xx

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  26. What a wonderful birthday box, pretty and I love it in purple! ~hugs

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  27. Such a beautiful project Deana, and a great idea. Love the gorgeous colours you have used.
    Chris X

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  28. Fabulous creation, Dena. I love the purple colors and papers. Tilda is adorable and beautifully colored.
    Hugz,
    Cath

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