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Thursday, 13 February 2014

Debut DT card for Marvelous Magnolia

I'm very excited to be posting this card today, as it's my first as a DT member for 
Marvelous Magnolia
on the Romance team! 
 I can't thank Rina enough for picking me, it means such a lot. Towards the end of last year I lost a lot of my confidence and Mr Mojo went on an extended holiday, so much so I didn't think I would ever get back to crafting in the same way as I used to.
Anywho, enough of my rambling, I'm here today to remind you that you still have almost a week left to enter Marvelous Magnolia's current challenge #61 Seeing Red
 and to offer you some inspiration (if needed!) with my take on the theme. 
It was made with Valentines in mind but could also be a birthday card I suppose....

The spotted red paper was scraps so I don't know the name of it :( but the other paper is Magnolia's Red Romance. I thought I would go with these fab fabric petals instead of flowers,but still couldn't resist adding the poppy to the tag!

Magnolia doohickeys used were: scalloped tag and sweet lovely lace (again! I'm using them a lot at the mo)
Paper layers are machine stitched and I remembered to add some cheesecloth from my stash (it's been getting very neglected lately)

I had so much fun colouring in Tilda Rose Scent (I think she's my favourite, so far!) using DI's. I added glossy accents to the perfume bottle and sprinkled white frantage around to finish off. 

We are generously sponsored by:

If the words vintage and shabby chic makes your heart beat faster, you will find your haven at Live & Love Crafts! 

Live & Love Crafts is a UK based online store that ships WORLDWIDE. The store is owned and operated by Sandra Mathis, a crafter who is as passionate about the vintage style as she is about customer service and providing a good shopping experience. Live & Love Crafts prides itself on having a website that is easy to navigate with excellent product images. Orders are dispatched fast; usually on the same day received.

Live & Love Crafts stocks a wide range of products from well-loved vintage brands such as Maja Design, Pion Design, Magnolia, Wild Orchid Crafts, Kort & Godt, Prima, Melissa Frances, Maya Road, and the Tim Holtz/Ranger product lines.

The store has a vast selection of laces, ribbons and trims, an assortment of over 200 charms and metal decorations, as well as many other unique embellishments that you can't find elsewhere. To help you save on costs, the charms/metal decos can be purchased singularly and all trims and ribbons are sold by the yard/meter. If you’re looking for products that will inspire and a one stop paper & embellishment shop, look no further than Live & Love Crafts!

For those of you who shop at Live and Love Crafts they need no introductions, I love shopping there as they always stock such beautiful things - things that I need lol!

Challenges I would love to join in with this card are:
Bunny Zoe - Hearts/love 
Deep Ocean - Love is all around
MDUC (Facebook) - Valentines
Midweek Magnolias - Valentine/Love
Tildas Town - Love, love, love

Hope you like my card, thanks so much for popping by and visiting my blog today, if you have time check out the awesome inspiration my teamies have made - each one is a masterpiece!
If you've made it all the way to the end of this post - well done!! It has been rather a long one today with so much info to cram in, I think we all deserve a cuppa now - see you soon xxx



Donna said...

Your card is absolutely gorgeous Nicola.
I love the pretty detail and beautiful colouring.
Hugs, Donna xx

coops said...

so stunning nicola.really gorgeous details and colours and i love the sweet image :D

xx coops xx

Jacki Daniels said...

Hi Nicola I am so pleased for you and glad to hear you are getting in the swing of things I know exactly how you feel as I am just starting to enjoy crafting again too but it's very slow for me
this is gorgeous and I'm not surprised they wanted you well deserved and I know you will knock their sox off with your fab creations
Jacki x

Céline said...

Hi Nicola
this card is absolutly stunning, love the papers you've used and design

Sharon said...

This is stunning Nicola. The image is adorable and such a gorgeous design.
Congratulations on being on the Marvellous Magnolias challenge team. Very well deserved.
Enjoy the rest of your evening.
Hugs Sharon. x

Anne said...

This is stunning! Looove the image, you color just fantasticly!
The frantage looks great. :)

Hugs, Anne.

Louise said...

Beautiful card, fabulous design, love the flower petals. Thanks for joining us at Tilda's Town for our challenge
hugs Louise

Pysselfröken said...

Absolutely fantastic Card! Great coloring and I love the Frantage.
Have a nice weekend!
Hugs Frida

cheryl Baker said...

oh wow,this is simply stunning,amazing colours and design hugs Cherylxxxxx

Tamara said...

Lovely card. Great design and colours.
Thank you for taking part in the Tilda's Town challenge blog this week. Hope to see you again soon!

Babi Kind said...

Your card is simply gorgeous...wonderful colours and lovely details. The delicate coloring on the Tilda is so soooo pretty. Thanks for joining us at Tilda's Town. Hugs, Babi.

Cathy Lee said...

Darling card. I love this Tilda, fab coloring. Thank you for sharing it with us at Midweek Magnolias.

Liz's creative corner said...

Hi hun, wow love your card, gorgeous detail and colouring, thanks for sharing it with us at Bunny Zoe's, hugs Liz xx

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