Monday, 22 August 2011

Magnolia Ink contest - I have been published!!

Woohoo!! I was so excited over the weekend to discover I have been published in the latest issue of Magnolia Ink with one of my entries to their cover competition!! So, I thought I would share the whole project with you now as it no longer needs to be a secret. Magnolia Ink only published the ice cream part of my gift set too so I wanted to show you the rest of it. The ice cream cone is a little gift cone to hold some sweets. I was so pleased how this turned out and am thrilled that they chose to publish a picture of it! The cone started out life as some kraft cardstock which I have scored and inked before making into the cone shape.

The ice cream is lots of lush satin ribbon and I created the flake from cardstock.

I have used mini Jam Tilda on the doohickey tag, coloured with copics and the sentiment is from Whiff of Joy. The flower is from Magnolia and the ribbon is from my stash.

Sorry, I took lots of photos before I sent it to Sweden - such a shame they don't send things back! Maybe they will have it on display in the shop!?!? that would be so exciting for me!

The top of the ice cream is hinged so that you can place the sweets inside and I added my personal stamp on the underneath.

The matching gift card is a glass bowl of ice cream :). I used the same mini image and sentiment as the ice cream cone, and the same ribbon and flower so that they match perfectly.

It was difficult to get a good photo but I think you can just about see that I embossed the acetate to look like an engraved glass bowl.

I also cut the edge of the "bowl" with the Tilda's lace doohickey die for a fancy edge.

I love these flowers by Magnolia, they're so pretty with the tulle layer.

The wafer was created in the same way as the ice cream cone and is actually a little pull out card to write your message!

I stamped my personal stamp on the back of the "strawberry ice cream"! I hope you like both my creations and thanks for looking! x


Carol said...

Wooohooo!!!! Well done you! So well deserved Hun, your work is always stunning Jane. My mag will be arriving this morning, so happy for ya, what a fabulous achievement! Lotsa luv, hugs xxxx

Chrissy said...

Congratulations Jane, the ice cream is amazing, look so real.
Fabulous projects.


bluebell said...

hi jane congratulation,i got my magnolia magazine on friday and saw the ice cream and the name. i am pleased for you as you work hard for your craft,love bluebell-flowerwood x.

Marcelle said...

Congrats Jane,
I loved it!!!!
It is a beautiful creation, as everything else on your blog.

Yolanda said...

It's GORGEOUS!!!! I even thought the ice cream in the cone was real... until you wrote otherwise ... fantastic idea!
Both projects are very beautiful Jane!!
Hugs Yolanda

Ujjwal said...

Congratulations! Its a beautiful beautiful project!

nnalorac said...

Congratulations Jane, very exciting news for you. Your creation is stunning. Well done. Carolxx

Mo said...

OMG Jane..., this is so amazing...!!!
Congratulations to your wonderful project and that you've been published !!!
Big Hugs,

Debbie said...

Really pleased for you Jane.You deserve it.What a gorgeous project.You have an amazing creative imagination.I love it.Thanks for showing us such beauty.Love Debbie x

sara said...

yay well done jane love your ice cream such a fab idea hoping my mag comes in post today !!
hugs sara x x x

Magda said...

It's a nice work! I love it.

Karen said...

Congratulations Jane, I was so exicted when I found out that you had been published!!! Your ice-cream is so divine and I love the bowl you made to:-) The lashings of ribbon on top is so realistic I love it:-) Awesome Jane - Just Awesome!!!!!

Louise said...

Congratulations!!! Fabulous project you created.

Mandy's Magnolia cards said...

what a wonderfull creation!
greetings, Mandy

Anonymous said...

Congratulations Jane! Your ice cream cone is stunning! I can't believe it's not real...especially the cone, amazing!



Kylie said...

WOW, congratulations hun and so rightly deserved too! This is an awesome project. Love it.

Hugs, xoxo

Renkata said...

wow SUch a yummy project.
Amazing idea Jane.

Martinas Welt said...

Jane, this is aboslutly gorgeous!!!! What a lovely cone and mmhhh....the cream above looks so yummy =))) Slurp! Great! You really deserve it to being published!!!!!

Riet said...

So gorgeous Jane.

Hugs Riet.xx

Michelle said...

Congrats, Jane, how exciting for you! And what a yummy project!

Barb said...

Congrats, Jane, and a well deserved honor! This project is just amazing and so clever! I love all the details and that ice cream cone is inspired!

Christine L said...

Your project is fabulous Jane - and well done on your publication!
Christine x

Debbie said...

Congratulations Jane and well done you...the ice cream looks wonderful.
Debbie x

Grenouille Greetings said...

MAGNIFICENT Jane. So inpsired! Love absolutely everything from your engraved glass bowl with it's three scoops and wafer card to your superb cone complete with icecream and flake. Absolutely MAGNOLIAficent! Congrats on being published! Hugs, Lesley