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Sunday, 9 March 2014

Debut DT creation for Simply Magnolia

There was a time when I didn't think I would ever be on another design team and here I am showing you my first card as a DT member for
 I was blown away when Tracy emailed me to say I'd made the team, I thought I was just guest designing for them, hadn't checked the challenge blog for any announcements, so it came like a bolt out of the blue! I have a lot to thank Tracy and the design team for, as I now find myself on not one but two Magnolia Design Teams, this news coming soon after being fortunate enough to make the Marvelous Magnolia DT!
Well, lets get down to the important business of showing my card.....
The theme is nice and easy:
Birthday Wishes and add a Birthday Sentiment
and we all have a reason to make plenty of those!

Dies used are: Go Kreate shaped card die, spellbinders circle and lacey circle, DooHickeys: scalloped tag, scalloped stictched lace border
Sentiment on Tilda's board is SU and the Time to celebrate stamp is by LOTV.

Write a Message Tilda was a delight to colour as always, using DI's. I finished the image off with Frantage and a white bead string.

The detail to the top right corner with lace under the ripped section and wrapped over the top of the paper in the corner, finished with a pale pink flower button. The reason for the ripped paper is so I had an excuse to add the zipper (I just love these!)

All the flowers are WOC and I couldn't go without adding an arty shot of the finished card! At the time of taking the photo I hadn't decided whether to sell the card or give it to someone special so I hadn't filled in the Month and Date on the stamp but I have since decided to give it to my daughter next month who will be six and adores Tilda as much as me!

We are lucky enough to be sponsored by the awesome:

Thanks for visiting me today it really means a lot, I hope you have had time to pop over to see what amazing inspiration my new teamies have for you on the main challenge blog, and I will see you on Thursday with my next creation for Marvelous Magnolia.
Enjoy the rest of the weekend, if this goes to plan as a scheduled post I will be at Birmingham NEC today at Crufts dog show :)


Tracy said...

Hi Nicola, your card is simply beautiful. Love the soft colours and all the prettiness. So glad to have you on the Simply Magnolia DT team.
Tracy xx

Donna said...

An absolutely gorgeous card Nicola.
Congratulations on your new venture. You deserve it and I am so happy to be joining you too at Simply Magnolia. How exciting.
Hugs, Donna x

Louise said...

Gorgeous card, such beautiful colors and details. Welcome to the team
hugs Louise

inge said...

Love your first DT-card Nicola.

XX Inge

Céline said...

Fabulous card Nicola, love the gorgeous détails

Sharon said...

This is stunning Nicola. I love this image and the design is gorgeous as are the embellishments.
Hugs Sharon. x

kavitha said...

Lovely card Nicola,loved all the pretty details ans the vintage look.I can understand your excitement as i am also in the same state :)Glad to work with you in two design teams.

Paper Tails said...

WOW! Gorgeous. Love your coloring and your design.


Beth Brovold said...

Well congrats Nicola!!! Your card is just many LOVELY details to take in!!

lizzidroege said...

o my nicola your cards are every detail so happy to be working with your work...lizzi

Flo said...

WOW! It's just fabulous, I love all the fab détails! She is sooo sweet! Congrats for your entry at Simply Magnolia! Hugs, Flo.

coops said...

so beautiful nicola.i love all your pretty details and gorgeous sweet tilda :D
huge congrats on your new DT :D

xx coops xx

Sharon said...

This is a beautiful card Nicola. I love your colouring and stunning embellishments.
This little cutie has just dropped through my letter box this evening and I cant wait to colour her up.
Have a lovely evening.
Hugs Sharon. x

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