Thursday, May 5, 2011

Making a Scene

This card won at Just Magnolia!!
This card won Top 3 at Paper Sundaes!!!
This card won at 7 Kids College Fund!!!

I had SO much fun making this card. I loved coloring all these images together to create this cute Spring scene.
I used some October Afternoon Thrift Shop Papers. I love the bright, yet vintage feel of the papers. I know a lot of the papers were covered up in this card, but really, they are gorgeous. I chose to stick with the yellow and turquoise, as I love the color combo, and it is just such a happy scene. I added a white paper lace doily to the background for another layer of interest. I followed the sketch at Magnolia-licious for this card. Although, it is a bit hard to see under all the layers, but it is there, I promise!!!
For the scene, I used three different Magnolia Stamps; Romantic Window, Tilda in Butterfly Dress, and Magnolia with Butterfly. I just love how this scene turned out, isnt it adorable. Just looks like a perfect spring day of picking flowers for Tilda and her puppy! I colored the scene with copics (too many to list, sorry), and added stickles onto the flowers for some added bling .
Here is the artsy view of my card. I added a sentiment circle from the Lili of the Valley Dreamy Days set, which I used yellow stickles and copics on. I love this stamp set, the sentiments are AWESOME!! I also added some Wild Orchid Crafts flowers (duh, it wouldnt be one of my cards without some flowers! LOL). I used white 25mm wild roses, which I painted with Patina Glimmer Mist to match, yellow two toned 25mm roses, yellow cherry blossoms, yellow 15mm roses, and white 15mm roses again painted with Patina. I also punched out some turquoise branches with my Martha Stewart Frond Punch. I have been making stick pins lately, so I also added a hand-made stick pin to the flower arrangement! This is going to be my new addiction, I can tell. It is so easy, and super pretty to add to cards!!!
I finished off the inside of the card with more of the gorgeous design paper and a pretty Marigold Silk ribbon and bow. There is tons of space for a personal note!
I hope you like my little scene. Thanks so much for stopping by and as always, your comments are very much appreciated!
I am entering this card into the following challenges:
Magnolia-licious Highlites - sketch ( I promise it is under there! LOL)
Just Magnolia - Buttons, Bows, and Bling
iCopic - Grass Technique
7 Kids College Fund - April Showers Bring May Flowers
Cupcake Crafts - I spy a C ....is for.... "CUTE"
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
ABC DT Challenge - April Showers Bring May Flowers
Paper Sundaes - Favorite Hair color combos (Tilda - E25, E31, E50. Magnolia puppy - E33, E35, E31, E50)


28 comments:

  1. As always, this is just too cute! Your coloring is gorgeous and your scene soooo delightful!
    Rene :D

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  2. Wow!! this is so amazing Becca, I love that scene and your colourng. Papers and embellies are gorgeous.
    Hugs
    Suzi x

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  3. Becca - this is one fantastic scene!!!! I love everything about it dear heart!
    Sandy

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  4. Such a cute & adorable card! So much pretty things to look at! Love the cheerful colors too!Thanks for joining us at The Cupcake Craft Challenge this week! Good Luck! Hugs & Sunshine! /Sari

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  5. It is lovely as always. I so enjoy seeing your masterpieces. Isn't that dog just the cutest? Great job!

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  6. love love love your scene becca my fave thing to do with magnolias as you know !! isnt that little dog the cutest !!! fab colouring as usual x
    hugs sara x x x

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  7. Fabulous work .Love your card or should I say masterpiece?

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  8. This is so beautiful...love all the colours and your masking is perfect...gorgeous scene..
    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  9. fabulous card love the image and the colours thanks for joining us at papertake weekly
    Angie x

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  10. This is a super card. I love your C element. Thanks for sharing it with us at Cupcake. x

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  11. Absolutely GORGEOUS....LOVE this magnificent work of art!!!!

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  12. Hi Becca!
    I love the brightness of your card. your coloring is wondeful and I love the whole layout. super.
    Hugs Maz

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  13. Hi Becca, This scene it just darling! I love that puppy. I just ordered it yesterday! Beautiful coloring and details.
    Thanks for joining us at Just Magnolia and hAngler this week!

    Hugs, Mindy

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  14. Great scene Becca & such vibrant and cheery colors! Beautiful work!

    hugz,
    Suzanne

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  15. Wow can see why you enjoyed making this it is beautiful,thankyou for joining us at the Cupcake Craft Challenge
    Louise xx

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  16. Gorgeous card Becca, congrats on your win at Magnolia, very well deserved. xx

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  17. FABULOUS! Love your scene and your coloring only gets better and better!

    :D

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  18. Cute card Becca! THanks for joining us at MSL!

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  19. Totally gorgeous Becca!
    Lovely scene.

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  20. WOWZER!! This is awesome!! Love the colors and sweet scene!! :) Really gorgeous creation!! Thanks for sharing! *Vicki* from Stamped Smiles

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  21. So cute! Lovin the little pup!!!! Great colors too!
    Hugs, Dena

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  22. Becca, I adore this little scene you created and especially love the little puppy with his little butterfly. Love all you colors and all your coloring is so perfect.. a gorgeous card..
    Hugs, Jean

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  23. this is gorgeous...I love the little scent you have created and fab shiny hair!! Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week.

    Fi
    x

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  24. Oh my this is simply adorable!!!!What a lovely scene!!!! Excellent work!!!!!

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  25. That a great scene you have created. Adorable.

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  26. Gorgeous! Fabulous scene! Thanks for joining us in the ABC DT Challenge!

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  27. Just gorgeous! I love that sweet yellow dress. The colors are fabulous. Thank you for joining us at 7 Kids College Fund Challenge!

    Julie

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  28. Congrats Becca! Gorgeous scene! So glad you linked up to the ATS Magnolia Challenge! Thanks for playing!

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