Friday, 5 March 2010

Just Magnolia special monthly challenge

Thank you for all your amazing Birthday cards last week, it was lovely to see so many gorgeous creations!! As it is the first Friday of the month we have our specialy monthly challenge for you with a $50 voucher for Simon Says Stamp for the lucky winner!!! You'll love this challenge, it is great fun to do and creates a stunning card!!! Our featured stamper Dena has done a brilliant tutorial for her "Tent Card" for you all to follow. I have to admit I didn't follow it exactly though, as I used one folded piece of card rather than two fastened together as I didn't want to have any fasteners at the top of my papers. I bought these stunning papers especially to make a birthday card for my cousin's little girl who will be 6 shortly. They are Kaisercraft Flutterby and I'm going to have to get some more as I used nearly the whole two sheets on this!!

I have used Sweet Tilda from the winter kit, coloured with distress inks and I have added some stickles to the white trim on her dress. I have left parts of the papers to protrude into my cut out and also added some swirls with my EK success punch (finally managed to not use it on every card but it resurfaced for this one LOL). I have stickled all the printed swirls on the paper and added pearls here and there where there were dots in the pattern. The pearls are from the Hobby House. I also added a bow using chiffon ribbon from my stash.

I have used a Prima hydrangea, blossom flowers and tiny roses to embellish the card and more swirls! The cute little heart pin is from the Hobby House too. The 3D butterfly I cut from one of the papers and added stickles and some pearls.

A close up of those gorgeous butterflies and swirls.

On the back of the card I used part of the scrapbook side of one of the papers that had this gorgeous journalling circle on it - perfect to write a message on!!!

I hope you can join us this week and can pop over to the challenge blog for more inspiration from the rest of the team, they're gorgeous as always! Hope you like it and thanks for looking!

This is my second post today, to see my Crafty Calendar Challenge post please scroll down! x

27 comments:

debby4000 said...

Wonderful, adorable card Jane, fab papers.
luv
Debby

Juls said...

wow!! only one word for this.....AMAZING!!!!!! Hugs Juls

Debbie Pamment said...

This is soooo fabulous! Am loving the butterflies and white swirls - a truly stunning tent card!
xXx

Tasha said...

Wow this is beautiful, i love the colours and beautiful butterflies. All the exquisite details are stunning
love tasha xx

Lizzy said...

WOW! absolutely stunning card ~ luv the image, colours, papers etc etc ~ I could go on & on,lol ~ fantastic work xx lizzy xx

cats whiskers said...

This is just perfect dear love it all especially those wonderful butterflys
Hugs Jacqui x

Kim Piggott said...

Such beautiful stunning work!
hugs
kim x

Crafty Dawn said...

This is beautiful and lots of wonderful details too!

Love Dawn xx

Anonymous said...

Stunning, your cards are G O R G E O U S !!! xx
Chrissy xx

Rainmac said...

Wow, what an amazing card, beautiful colours and details, love your take on the tent theme x

Marina said...

Wow! This is absolutely beautiful!
I love the papers and the swirls and design is gorgeous.

Hugs,
Marina

Sharon Keanly said...

Beautiful card Jane! Hope you had a wonderful birthday. Blessings, Sharon

craftymum said...

Jane, this is STUNNING!!!
Love sarah XXX

Julie said...

Paper perfection, Jane - a real signature piece from you!! I loved Dena's tutorial and your sample is just as wonderful - fabbie!! Juliexx

Sue said...

Stunning card Jane,
Sue x

Timi said...

Jane, this card is absolutely beautiful. I love your composition of embelishments and the paper is just gorgeous. Timixx

Anonymous said...

Love the colour - must go and check out the papers...........

Di said...

WOW hunny this is just stunning not been blogging much lately bust drawing, but this card is just awesome i love all your details it must have taken you ages!!
Happy Birthday for last week,
have a great weekend!
Hugs di xxxx

Diane J said...

You have made an absolutely stunning card... its so beautiful, love the style, image and papers you have used xx

Sharon said...

Hi Jane,

This is so pretty and feminine ~ just beautiful! You've inspired me to give this tutorial a go.

Sharon x

paola said...

This is just gorgeous Jane! words just dont say how beautiful, you go girl!
smiles
Paola

Anonymous said...

Jane what a beautiful card.I do have a passion with swirls and butterflys,they just look stunning.I really want to have ago at making a tent card.Have a great weekend,
kelly k

Loopylou!! said...

omgosh, just so pretty jane xxx

Francy said...

wow i love this card. I love the sketch and the colours of them.

Jodie from Oz said...

Jane, OMG this is a vision of loveliness. Love love love it. Just beautiful. Hugs Jodie from Oz

Helena said...

My oh my!!!! This is beautiful!!! Love that you can hardly see Tilda "hanging"

xxxx

Sol said...

This card is so Beautiful... Lovely colouring and i Love the Swirls ofcourse... :) Lovely Pink card!