Friday, May 28, 2010

Just Magnolia

My, my the week went by so fast.  Tom has been out of town on business and comes homes today! Yippee!

Today it's time for another Just Magnolia challenge and this week the theme is Hot and/or Spicy or a combination of both.  As for me, I did both. 

I bought these paper especially for the "hot and spicy" part.  Boy, did I have a time working with this orange.  I'm not a huge orange fan, but did like the paper.  

This Tilda is from the 2008 Summer and Sea Collection and she is called "Tilda in the Sea".  You can purchase her HERE at the Simon Says Superstore.

Card Recipe:

Stamps:  Magnolia
Inks:  Distressed Inks
Paper:  Cosmo Cricket - Something Blue
Tools: Cricut, Sewing Machine, MS Hydrangea Punch
Embellies:  Flat backed pearls, Stardust Stickles, Prima Hydrangeas, Crochet Lace

The frame was made using my Storybook cartridge on my Cricut.  I popped the orange part up on pillows.  The edges were distressed with Walnut and her dressed was colored in a mixture of Fired Brick and Spiced Marmalade.  My sentiment was computer generated.

We have a few things planned for the weekend and then we have Memorial Day on Monday so we are going kayaking with friends that day.  I can't wait!

Have a wonderful weekend and thank you all so much for popping by!!!  Be sure to go have a look at all the DT's work.  It's funny how different everyone's take was on this theme.  It was fun!!!

Hugs, Dena


  1. Hi Dena

    Your card is beautiful. Tilda is too cute and I love the Design Papers.
    Great job!
    Hope all is fine with you. :-)

    BIG hugs and have a nice weekend!

  2. Hi Dena,

    I haven't seen this Tilda before, you've done a beautiful job on the colouring. Love the papers you've chosen and all the stitching.

    Sharon x

  3. wow Dena this is gorgeous love the colours of her dress it looks fab xx

  4. Love the Card Dena!!

    The image is adorable love her I love the older Magnolia's they just seem just that bit different!

    The colour combo is perfect and I love the frame.

    Have a great weekend Love Chanelle xx

  5. Gorgeous card Dena! Love the red and blue combo and the pretty papers. Beautiful flower accents and that image is darling, perfect for the challenge too! :)

  6. Beautiful card Dena!! Your coloring is so awesome xx Marley

  7. ADORABLE! What a stunning card Dena. Well done.

  8. Wow! This card really pops, it's a perfect colour combo & I love the Hydraynga (sp?!) details.

    PS I haven't ever seen the Chef H&S image you spoke of, I bet it's gorgeous though, they all are!!!

    I will have to try & find a pic to drool over, Lol!!

  9. Oh I love that frame, great colors too, this is fabulous!! Have a great weekend! ~hugs

  10. I have this image and love it, but I have not coloured her up like you have done here...AWESOME! I would have struggled with the orange too, but boy oh rocked with this card!

  11. What a beautiful card Dena,i love your image and the colours.
    So gorgeous papers.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  12. Dena, OMG your card is beautiful, such a sweet Tilda, the colours are wonderful, and your colouring is fabulous, perfect papers for the challenge and the frame and flowers are gorgeous. Sounds like you have a wonderful weekend planned, enjoy. hugs Jodie from Oz

  13. Dena this is one gorgeous card!!! Lovely xxx

  14. Lovely card Dena, beautyful colors just great.

    Hugs Suze xx

  15. Ohhh Dena! She's just gorgeous. I love how you did her hat. Great take on this challenge.

  16. Dena this is so stunning!Love the papers together...Fantastic color combo and Tilda is colored so beautifully!
    Have a SAFE and FUN Memorial Weekend!

  17. WOW just fabulous Dena i love the colours you ahve used and of course your colouring is Fab!!
    Hugs Di xxx

  18. My kids reckon I know a song for everything - and they wish I didn't 'cause I don't sing well - LOL. As I saw this I thought - "oops (she) did it again...(she) played with my heart" - YUP - this one sure made my heart melt! Not quite what Britney was singing about but it's MY version - LOL

  19. Awwww this is such a beautiful card.. I love it.
    diane x

  20. Dena, the colours combo is amaizing. WOW image is so beautiful , but your colouring made it more beautiful.

  21. Another gorgeous card Dena. Tilda look so sweet. I adore your dp and ribbon. hugs xo Jackie

  22. Hi Dena

    This is stunning - I love your frame.

    Your papers, image and sentiments are all gorgeous.

    Enjoy your kayaking you adventurous person you!!!

    Love Jules xx

  23. oooo this is just gorgeous sweetie, i love your papers and image choice, and those embellies are stunning :)



  24. fab!! your colouring is amazing!! Love the colour combo!! Hugs Juls

  25. Lovely card, and Tilda is just wonderful! I love your colour!
    Hug Jorunn

  26. 真正的友誼,有如健康失去時,始知其價值..................................................

  27. Totally fabulous sweetie, your amazing colouring makes her pop right off the paper. Love your frame and those gorgeous papers too. Hugs, Chris xx

  28. Just fab Dena, love everything about it.



  29. Hi Dena
    wow, I abolutley adore the colours you have used and your colouring is amazing...loving your work chick.
    hugs Kaylou xoxo


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