Friday, July 8, 2011

Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining!

Yep! That pretty much sums it up!  We always have to look for that silver lining even when things look hopeless! 

My card today is for the Just Magnolia and Hanglar Stanglar Challenge.  My very sweet friend Jane has drawn a great sketch for us all to follow.
 I don't know about you, but I LOVE the Sweet Rainbow collection from Magnolia.  I know Magnolialicious has a wonderful collection of their stamps for sale and I have always get great service from her!  This image is called "Tilda in Summer Rain".

 Now I feel like a bit of a goof ball!  I got this new amazing German Glass Glitter from Wild Orchid Crafts and thought "well, this is pretty glitter", but OMG! I took this card outside to photograph it and my, my, my, it's stunning glitter.  Way too pretty to use it like I did! haha! This glitter will look so amazing on Christmas ornaments and projects and cutouts for our cards.

I'm not sure you can see just how pretty it really is! Now I'm on a mission to find something amazing to make with it! haha!
My flowers are Royal blue 25mm Wild Roses, and 15mm Open roses, and I added 1 sweetheart blossoms.  The guipure lace is also from Wild Orchid Crafts!

Okie Dokie! That's it for me folks!  Have a wonderful day wherever you are and stay cool!

Thanks a million for visiting me!

Hugs, Dena


  1. Beautiful Dena, realy beautiful.
    Hugs Astrid

  2. Gorgeous, adorable card Dena.

  3. Oh how adorable Dena! I just love your card, absolutely stunning! The cloud with the silver lining is fabulous and your flower arrangement is so sweet.


  4. I swear, Dena, I have to lift my jaw off the floor every time I visit your blog!!!!! This is incredibly, breathtakingly GORGEOUS!!!!!

  5. Hi Dena, what gorgeous creations you have on your blog! You are so creative with the design and detail touches. Love that gorgeous lace and the cute umbrella charm.

    Hugs and Love.

  6. Hi Dena. So good to look on the bright side! Lovely card and beautifully coloured.
    Tine :)

  7. Hiya Hunny,
    love your title. so so true :)
    a gorgeous card as always... beautifully coloured and decorated hope you have a fab weekend.. hugs rachxx

  8. Dena - what a beautiful card! And I love how you subbed the shape with a cloud - and outlined it with glitter - just gorgeous!! Hugs, MArie xxx

  9. Dena your card is so gorgeous!!!
    The umbrella charm is beautiful.
    hugs Yvonne

  10. Wowww Dena this is such a stunning card again dear! Love the deep blue colours!
    Have a great weekend!
    Hugs Kristel

  11. love the new header for the blog Dena and love your card as usual, hugs Vick xxx

  12. beautiful card. Love how you have used the layout :o)

  13. Love the glitter and can't wait to see what else you create with it. Is your blog header new? Super cute

  14. How adorable can this be, Dena! And you created a cloud with silver lining, so cute and clever! Beautiful work, Dena, I love your coloring! hugs, Angela

  15. Hi Dena...another fabulous creation!! Did I ever laugh when I read about the German's really pretty, though...and very shiney!! I may have to order some! Your coloring and designwork is stunning, m'dear!! Hug. Pat

  16. too cute! Love the silver lined cloud and the sparkly parasol! Hugs Juls

  17. Fabulous way to do the cloud, and that lace is stunning, this is gorgeous! Cute little charm too!

  18. Just seeing this card is enough to bring sunshine into one's life! So pretty, Dena! Hugs, Lesley

  19. word, my...God...OMG!! Oh, yes! I can totally see how lush that german glass glitter is, hunny :) The cloud is so cute and Tilda..she´s gorgeous! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your colouring! Is that Copics??? If it is..I got miles to go! He,he,he! Stunning!


  20. Absolutely gorgeous Dena, your silver lined cloud looks amazing!
    Helen x

  21. Adorable card, Dena! What a great idea to add a cloud with a silver lining:) Love your coloring!
    Hugs, Iulia


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