Friday, September 30, 2011

Just Magnolia and Hanglar Stanglar

Hello crafty friends! Let me just tell you, I have had a doozy of a week!  It all started with the food poisoning that my husband and I got from ground beef.  You would know, the day after we ate it and got sick, the news reports of a recall on that same beef.  It had ecoli! OMG! We thought we were going to die!  Anyhow, then other things went on, so I have absolutely no creativity in me at the moment.  This is a little disclaimer to my card haha!

Well, I did use the super cute Hanglar that my friend Tammi bought me! Thank you so much sweetie! I  can't believe I am just now getting around to using it.  I wanted a bit of a different colored look, so I went with the crayon look.  I know weird, but it is just that kind of week.  OMG! I'm not even telling you that it is for the Just Magnolia and Hanglar Stanglar Challenge, duh!!! Jane made this adorable sketch for us to follow and we have a super cute prize this week, so go check it out!

Anyhow, I used MME papers and Prisma Pencils to color without tons of blending.  I drew my own stitch lines with a micron pen and put little bows in the corners.

I have a shower in my hometown to go to this weekend, so I won't be posting for a few days! I do appreciate you stopping by and saying hello!  You guys are really the best.  I hope to be back to myself very soon! Thanks again for hangin with me! haha!

Hugs, Dena


  1. Какая симпатичная открытка !

  2. gorgeous!! I love the touch of gingham! Hugs Juls

  3. OMG hun the food poisoning sounds scary! Glad your OK now! I love this card - I love how he's in a star shape and the striking papers! Oh and I didn't notice the little bows until I read your post but I love that idea - so cute! hugs, Jane x

  4. Красивые цвета, замечательная открытка!

  5. Oh no, you poor thing, we heard about the recall in New York.. feel better..wish i could do something to make you feel better.
    Tammi is a sweetheart isn't she, so thoughtful. glad you finally inked that cutie up, you did a wonderful job, but then again, I love everything up you do!!!

    feel better

  6. Beautiful card Dena, i think there is nothing wrong with your creativity, i love this card! Great colorcombo, cute stamp, girl you did a wonderful job! Hope you're feeling better soon and no more beef for you hihihihi.

    Hugs Corine

  7. I cant tell that the food poisoning has affected your creativity because this is gorgeous! Love the colours! Hope you are feeling better really soon, big hugs Rach :) xx

  8. Fantastic card darlin love it xxxx

  9. I did hear about it in the news. Oh Dena, I hope you and hubby feel MUCH better.
    I love your card. The red, blue and whites are awesome!

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

    Hugs Riet.xx

  11. Sorry to hear about the food poisoning, glad you are both ok! Your card is fab, love the colours and your crayoning looks great!
    Helen x

  12. Hi sweetie!
    Auw! I feel so bad for poisoning sounds horrible!
    I'm so glad to read you're feeling a lot better now even though you're not feeling like the usual bubbly energetic Dena.
    Feel better!
    Love this awesome card sweetie! Adorable, the hÄnglar boy looks so cute. Your colouring makes hin come to life in a stunning way. Beautiful papers too!

  13. Oh my goodness Dena I do hope that you both recover soon, it must have been awful. I absolutely love your card the design, colours and image look as wonderful as ever.
    Lorraine x

  14. Hi Dena,
    OMG, what a nightmare. Sounds like you're feeling better though. What a relief. This little fella looks fab. Love how you coloured him. Have a great time at the shower & talk more soon.
    Big Hugs,
    Andie xx

  15. OMG Dena, ecoli that can be really dangerous!! I'm so glad you both got through it alright! I love your card, it looks very 'Dutch' to me. Red white and blue are the colours of the flag from the Netherlands. Love your cute Hanglar. Have a great weekend hun, hugs Frea

  16. Fabulous card Dena, love the image and fabulous colouring.

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  17. sorry to read about your misfortune!!! It's getting very risky to eat nowadays! Every day it's something else!!!!
    Your card is a dream....your Haenglar boy is so handsome and colored to perfection. Love, love it!

  18. Brilliant card, Dena! Love these colors and the interpretation of the sketch!
    Love your new header! So sweet!
    Hugs, Iulia

  19. Ooh Dena! You should see my face right now! I'm cringing for you with pain! :( I'm SO sorry to hear about the food poisoning you and your hubby had! Thank GOODNESS you are both okay .. I know it's going to take awhile to feel better .. but ugh! I've heard food poisoning is just the WORST feeling ever! :( Hope you'll both feel back to normal very very soon!

    Well, your card is just FABULOUS! You know how much I adore your colouring and these colors you've chosen are WONDERFUL! Your work is always such an inspiration to me!

    Take well care Dena!

    Big Hugs to You,

  20. A great card as always Dena, i like the crayon look, its something different!! Enjoy the shower and your non crafty break, see you in blogland sometime, lol
    Vick xxx

  21. So scary for you and hubby, hope your both doing better now! Your card is so cute, love the "coloring" look!

  22. Oh My Gosh! I'm so glad you and hubby are okay! Wow, that must have been a big scared! Gesh!

    Great card Dena! The stitching with the bows are the corner are really cute! Love the image.

    Hugs and Love.


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