Saturday, 28 August 2010

Magnolia Down Under Challenge DT - a recipe

Woohoo!! time for another challenge at Magnolia Down Under Challenge and this week we have a recipe for you! The recipe is 3 papers, 2 buttons and 1 ribbon. I'm not sure I actually like my card - think I overdid it with the purple and it's not one of my favourite colours at the best of times! I ordered the Magnolia peacock paper online as I love peacock feathers but didn't realise it would be quite so purple in real life! Oh well, never mind!

I've coloured Tilda in a hurry with copics and added some stickles to the butterfly on her hat and the dragonfly. All the papers are from Magnlias Bon Voyage collection.

Now, I may not be happy with the overall card but I am extremely happy with my flower!! Did you see my Friday Flowers giveaway I posted last night? Some gorgeous Prima flowers, as always, and I looked at them and thought I could probably have a go at making a couple of the lace ones, and this is the result! Rather pleased, as buying flowers ends up quite expensive sometimes!! The button in the centre of the flower is from The Hobby House. The other flowers are from Wild Orchid crafts. The gorgeous fern leaf (behind the butterfly) was punched with a Leone Em punch by my lovely hubby as I can't punch it LOL! The butterfly border is a MS punch around the page punch. The butterfly was punched with MS Monarch butterfly punch, the edges inked with milled lavender distress ink and then stickled.

The gorgeous ribbon was recycled from a box of chocolates and the pearl button is from The Hobby House. Hubby had to help again as I needed the loop cutting off the back to make it flat to my card LOL! (He's going to want his name in my blog title at this rate LOL).

Hope you like it and I've inspired you to join us this week at Magnolia Down Under Challenge. The rest of my lovely team mates have made some gorgeous inspiration for you - pop over and have a look! x


Debbie said...

Hi Jane,
This is adorable. Not at all too purple, I think it's perfect!
I love this little image, isn't she sweet holding onto her hat?
Your colouring is so good, and those papers are lovely. Debbiexx

Cordine said...

Gorgeous card! I love the laceflower.

Vicky said...

WOW.....this is absolutley beautiful Jane how can you not like it?? Its stunning & def not too purple at all. Your colouring is to perfection as always hun. You have certainly inspired me!!! Hope you have a fabby weekend.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xx

Dot said...

I love your card it is fantastic. The laceflower is gorgeous.

Sharon said...

She looks lovely Jane - I love the way you've coloured her! Beautiful card as always :)

Sharon x

Shelby Goolsby said...

This is just beautiful. I love the layout and the embellishments are done perfectly.

BeeBeebabs said...

Beautiful you did a nice job tfs!!!

Karen said...

WOW Jane, its gorgeous, I love those Magnolia Papers too, and I know what you mean about the purple - I'm not a purple girl either!! I love your lace flower, that is gorgeous and your colouring is fantastic too!!

Kylie said...

Wow Jane! I love all of the butterflies. Gotta love it when we get the Hubby involved! Gorgeous card.

Chantelle said...

Hi Jane - your card is STUNNING - love the purple - it looks beautiful and so does the lace flower - very pretty card and great work with this challenge x

Jannie said...

Gorgeous card, as always, Jane! Lovely details and Tilda is so sweet :)
Have a nice day.
Hugs Jannie.

Loraine Arderne said...

Very pretty card.

Kathleen said...

This is stunning. Purple is perfect. I love the lace flower.

Astrid said...

Ohh Jane, gorgeous card, nice colours.
Hugs Astrid

Debbie Pamment said...

This is another gorgeous card from you Jane - I don't think I've ever seen one of yours I haven't LOVED! AWESOME job

Judi said...

What a GREAT card! I love purple so it really does it for me.


Judi xx

jules said...

wow! stunning card!!!!!