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Friday, 31 July 2009

Stamp Something / Just Magnolia



Good morning .... I can hardly believe what I am seeing this morning ... sunshine!!! Woohoo, not a cloud in the sky! It is about time we had a nice day for a change :o)
Time for a new challenge on Stamp Something and it is an old favourite of mine .....
Paper Piecing



We are sponsored by Whiff of Joy so I have used one of my most favourite stamps in the whole world .... isn't Melinda so beautiful. I have paper pieced her trousers and top and also her hair band and bobble with BG papers. I used some vellum for her wings but have to admit I prefer glamour dust for this so would probably use that next time. The yummy MSBP has been used lots and lots and don.t you just love these pretty Bo Bunny flowers (you can buy them from Dies to die For here )



I have added a little sparkle by using a pink sakura stardust pen for the little hearts and also the details on her clothes and bracelet.

I am also entering my card for the following challenges...

My time to Craft - Floral Frenzy
Whiff of Joy - Floral

Now for some sad news - this is my last week with Stamp Something. I can hardly believe that it is 6 months since I became a member of their DT. I would just like to thank Denise and Erin (and all the girls) for a wonderfukl time. They really are the nicest bunch of people in blog land and if you ever get the chance to work with Denise or Erin then grab it - you will not regret it!!!! The plus side is that I can now take part in their fab challenges - thanks for having me, it was a blast :o)

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Friday again which means a new challenge on Just Magnolia and eek it is a real challenge for me .......

Distressing


This is the first time I have used core-dinations papers and I really like the effect from the sanding. I have used the fab sketch by my good mate Dawny over at Papertake Weekly ... wow no flowers from me!! This card also ties in with
Simon Says Stamp - Distressing
Scrappy Frogs - A Magnolia stamp (hmm that was an easy one, lol)


A closer look at the effect of the swiss dots folder on the paper and sweet little Edwin (he is always in the shadow of adorable Tilda ... bless). The gorgeous paper in the background is another beauty off the Bearly Mine Designs CDs by Donna.
Pop over to drool over the DT's creations .... stunning as always!

30 comments:

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Two perfectly done cards Hun! Love the paper piecing and soft colors of your WOJ card and Edwin certainly looks ready for some fun.

I'm very sad to see you leave our team, I wish you all the very best and will be sure to visit often. Will miss you sweetie! HUGS

Rach said...

Gorgeous Marcea, both cards are fantastic.. love the pretty flowers in the first one.. they look like they have real stroke-abilty (is that a word? haha)factor.. love how you have done all your distressing in the magnolia card.. awesome job. hugs rachxx

Kim Piggott said...

Wow Marcea these are so fabulous!
Love your wonderful colouring and your papers and detail are just fantastic!
Gorgeous designs!
hugs
kim x

Jennifer said...

Hi Marcea,
Gorgeous cards, I particularly like the WOJ one with those beautiful flowers and all the paper piecing.
Have a great weekend sweetie.
Hugs
Jen x

CraftyC said...

Gorgeous cards Marcea, so many pretty colours on the 1st. We had sunshine to so I took the kids to the seaside for the day!
Clairex

Jenni said...

Both gorgeous cards Marcea, I love the first one especially - the colours are really pretty.
Jenni x

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Marcea,i love the images and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.x

My Creative Outlet by Janna said...

Two amazing cards! Love your work! Hope I get a chance to work with you in the future! Best wishes!

Janna :)

lisa said...

Hi Marcea. It was a beautiful morning here too, just made you want to get up and go out, which we did and thank goodness we did as it's raining now!!!!
I love Melinda, she's gorgeous and the way you've put the card together is just lovely, those colours are sooo pretty.

Lisax

kim-paperbabe said...

oh Wow two Wonderful cards Marcea, love the paper piecing and well done covering lots of challenges. Have a grat weekend HuGs Kim :)

Tasha said...

Aw hun these are stunning, love the WOJ it's so pretty, Hugs, Tash xxxx

Tab said...

oooh 2 yummy cards, lovin the images and your distressing on the JM card is fabulous, so is your colouring too!
Hope your well sweetie!
Hugs Tab xxx

Dawny P said...

Well I struggled with the distressing chick, I really did. In fact, I found it very distressing lol xxx And I had more ink on me that on the card by the time I'd finsihed. Not my fave thing, but you did a fab job. Little surfer boy looks so cool. I'm just off to your next post cos something caught my eye. Back in a sec .... xx

Dawny P said...

Duhh what a dope - it's the same post!! Ultra blonde moment there lol xxx Well your paper pieced Melinda card is just the prettiest. Your colourign is fab and the vellum on her wings is a clever touch hunny. And I love those flowers - I think I may have to speak to our wonderful T about those babies when she gets back. Fabulous work chick - love this very VERY mucho xxxxx

Louise said...

Two beautiful card, Marcea :)
Louise x

cabio's craft corner said...

Wow, Marcea, these card are gorgeous. Your coloring and all these details are just so wonderfully done!
Hugs,
Cabio

Nilla said...

Both cards are stunning! Hugs Nilla

debby4000 said...

Fabulous cards, love the WOJ it so pretty and of Edwin looks cool on his card.
luv
Debby

Elaine said...

Both cards are fabulous!! Love the first one in particular, so pretty!

Juls said...

gorgeous collection of cards! Love the first one image is beautiful as are the colours you have chosen, and all your finishing touches are just perfect!

tracie said...

Hi ya hun, sorry I haven't popped over this week.. trouble with the internet again. Oh wow two fabulous cards hun.. love the gorgeous details and your distessing is fab.
Have a lovely weekend
hugs
Tracie :)x

tina46 said...

beautiful card !!!love the sweet image. thanks for joining in our challenge.
big hugs tina46
swf-team

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Hi Marcea

wow hun 2 adorable cards!
love the paper peicing though that was my fav....

Emma xxx

Nannieflash said...

Hi Marcea, both your cards are really stunning, I love the colouring on them both, and the details are gorgeous. well done with love and hugs Shirleyxxx

Terry said...

Hiya marcea, wow hun you made two beautifull cards, I just love the whiff of joy girl with her blowing kisses, nice colours and colouring and the papers are beautifull. Thanks for sharing hun. hugs terry

Iris said...

Both cards are just perfect, brilliant papers and cute images.

Thanks for joining the Simon Says Stamp Challenge.
Hugs
Iris

Wendy - Anntaurus said...

Both cards are stunning - thanks for joining the MTTC Challenge this week!

SimonSaysStamp.com said...

Great image and gorgeous papers!!

Thanks again for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!

<3,
Steph

Emma said...

Two gorgeous cards, your first one is so pretty and Edwin is fab.
Emma x

Mina said...

wow Marcea both card are fabulous..gorgeous flowers and I love this Edwin image hes great to colour
Mina xxx

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