Thursday, February 18, 2010

Just Magnolia and Sketch Saturday!

Today my card is being entered into Just Magnolia with the LOVE them and Sketch Saturday  had a super sketch!

After oohing and aweing over Bev's and Jacqui's cards using Nitwits, I broke down and had to go buy them! This one is called Butterfly Kisses Too.  I love how feminine they are and such pretty colors. 

I colored my cute Tilda's dress with my NEW Tim Holtz Distress inks that my friend Andie sent me for my birthday.  Now ain't she sweet?!!!! The color is Spun Sugar and it is a great pink.  She bought them from Simon Says, they have the whole new collection right now.

I saw a fantastic idea on April's blog using the border punches in a circle or oval shape, she then pointed us to Norma's blog where she did a FANTASTIC tutorial.  I just love clever ideas and more ways to use my tools.  I used the MS Doily punch that can be bought from Simon Says.  The design is a little long so it folded over on itself just a bit, but I think that just adds to the character. tee hee!  Here is a closeup:

Now isn't that clever?  Thanks for showing us April and Norma.

I used tulle in the flower bunch and roped pearls.  The leaves are a bosskut design.  The "love postage" is from Cuddlebug.  I stickled her bow and the flowers for interest.

Whew! I feel like I just wrote a book!

Thanks for coming by my blog and saying "Hello"!

Hugs, Dena


  1. Gorgeous card Dena :-) Tilda is lovely and the papers are beautiful ;-) I love how you used the punch too, will go and see the tutorial now ;-)

    What a fabulous birthday pressie ! Lucky you :-)

    Lols x x x

  2. What a beautiful card, so lovely. Great colours and details :)

  3. Oh wow, what a gorgeous card. I love the great colours and all the sweet details. You´ve coloured sweet Tilda so beautifully.

  4. Pretty pretty colours & gorgeous details - Tilda looks so cute, I have this image & haven't inked her up yet :)

    LOVE the border punch effect - off to go & have a look how to do it, thanks for the directions!!

    Nikki xxx

  5. Oh this is gorgeous and so cute, beautiful Tilda.
    Thanks for the link what a fab idea.

  6. Hi Dena,

    WOW What a gorgeous card! I love the papers and the soft colours. The colouring is stunning, love the brads and the touch of tulle is so pretty. Amazing Card.

    Sharon x

  7. MMMh loving your card, it is soo pretty!!!! LOve the colours!


  8. Hi Dena!
    I absolutely love your card:) It's gorgeous! You've done a great job again.I grabbed the idea with the boarder punch! Really great.

    Big hugs,

  9. Beautifull card Dena and thanks for joining the Sketch Saturday challenge
    hugs Ria

  10. This is lovely, Dena! Tilda looks beautiful. I love her sparkly bow. The papers are divine and your little bouquet, ribbon and embossed postage stamp are the perfect finishing touch! Warmest wishes, Lesley

  11. ooo this is gorgeous sweetie, such a pretty image, love how you have used a Christmas Tilda and shown that she can be used for any occasion cards, Simply Gorgeous, Beautiful papers and embellies too sweetie and your colouring is stunning, love it :)



  12. Wow Dena, fantastic card!! It's soooooo pretty and of course beautifully coloured!! I love the DPs too- so pretty!! Glad my card arrived safely!! Juliexx

  13. Hi Dena,
    Those colours look gorgeous! I love her glittery bow & the floral embellishment. I never use my cuttlebug stamp die like that & it looks so fab here, I should root it out. Love it!
    Big Hugs,
    Andie xx

  14. Hi Dena

    WOW this is beautiful!! Now you made my wish list get longer cos I just HAVE to have some distress inks as Tilda looks amazing coloured with them!!

    Sarah x

  15. Totally wonderful I have so enjoyed looking at this one Dena the colours, flowers and Tilda are just a perfect match and thank you for the link to Maria I have just read through the tutorial and how easy is that then.

    Lorraine x

  16. OMG! This if gorgeous. So love the soft colours you've used. Just perfect.

  17. GORGEOUS!!!! I seen April Rose's blog today with the new way to use the punches also. LOL... I have been working on one too. LOL>>> LOVE LOVE LOVE the card sweetie!!
    hugs, Janiel

  18. This is stunning Dena! I love the perfectly colored Tilda and all the delicious pink details! BTW, Norma is the name of the talented lady who made the border punch tutorial!
    I love your work!

  19. Pink and green - how awesomely delicious!!! I love this combo and when you add in the Dena factor - WOW!

  20. Oh WOW this is gorgeous Dena!! I love that color combo and this Tilda is just perfect for any occasion!! Love all your gorgeous details as well!! So pretty!!
    I hope you have a wonderful week-end!

  21. Arrrhhhh!!! Dena how do you do it!? this is just jaw dropping!! love everything about it and your sewing is fabulous!

    Hugs Di xxxx

  22. Hi Dena! Tilda is beautiful in pink! Love the new distress color! I didn't know they were available yet! COOL! Oh yeah, Norma does awesome stuff with punches...I snatched up the tulip border and the grass border yesterday....oh, I wanted more though! lol How are we ever gonna keep up Dena???? lol
    happy weekend to you!
    Pam Going Postal

  23. Ohhhh wow!!
    Amazing card! Love the wonderful delicate colors and Tilda you have colored in perfectly!!!
    Looove it!

    Have a wonderful weekend!


  24. Gorgeous! Love all the stunning details, so much to look at, I keep on staring at it! :) Pretty frame around Tilda and lucky you on getting some of the new distress colors! ~Hugs

  25. As always a dream Dena, beautiful colors!! LG Andy

  26. Hi Dena, what a sweet card, the colors are beautiful. Magnolia is always an inspiration. You make very lovely cards. I will visit your blog again for sure.
    Regards, Wendy

  27. Coucou !

    Toutes tes réas sont sublimes. j'adore les couleurs et les coloriages sont parfaits
    Bonne continuation pour notre plus grand plaisir


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