Saturday, July 04, 2009

Tulips say hello

Hello! I hope you're enjoying your weekend.

It's time for me to post another Guest DT card for the Magnolia Down Under Challenge.


This week, MDUC Challenge #17 is a sketch challenge. This is their first sketch challenge and the sketch, which was provided by Kellie, is fabulous. I like this sketch so much that I've followed it almost to the letter in creating my card.

The adorable Magnolia image is the Tilda with Tulips from the Easter 2009 Collection. This is the first time I've used lace on a card. At first I added the lace without any background paper, but it looked kind of lost, so I've added the dark background--now you can see the details.

I've chosen this particular DP because of this shade of pink and green combination. The design is actually of pink roses. I know, I know...roses don't actually go with tulips. But you can't actually tell on the front of the card, because the roses are mostly covered up--so that works...LOL. It's only when you see the inside of my cards that it's a bit weird.

In hindsight, I guess I should have chosen a different Tilda image, but I sooo....wanted to finally use this Tilda on a card. Oh well!

Please hop over the MDUC blog and see the other cards from the DT members. They are simple wonderful!!!

Enjoy your weekend.

Stamp: Magnolia #338 Tilda with Tulips.
DP: Hot off the Pree Joy's Vintage Papers.
Tools: Fiskars Read Between the Vines border and corner punch, Marvy Uchida circle and scalloped circle punches.

12 comments:

Tracey Feeger said...

This is an absolutely gorgeous card. I love the colours and everything about it.
mwah
Trace

Debbie Pamment said...

When I saw this on the MDUC blog I was speechless - the soft subtle colours you've used are just gorgeous! I have NOOOOO problem at all with you mixing roses and tulips - what beautiful garden doesn't have different flowers! LOVE the vine border too - another masterpiece!
xXx

Jacque said...

Norma, such a lovely card...I really like the softness and that touch of lace is perfect...Hugs..Jacque

Barb Hardeman said...

Oh such a beautiful card Norma. To me, flowers are flowers and always welcome. Your coloring is so soft and pretty to match your beautiful dsp. The lace, ahhhhh, the lace is gorgeous...
hugs...Barb

Nancy said...

Oh Norma your card is just beautiful! I love the flower border around Tilda and the lace adds a very soft touch. I also don't mind the different kinds of flowers. Great job love your card!
Hugs,
Nancy

dolcreations said...

Norma...this card is simply gorgeous! I just love Tilda with tulips. You have done a beauty job!
Christine

Kellie said...

I am with everyone else Norma, I don't think I can say anymore that hasn't already been said. Your cards are always done to 110% It's just gorgeous Norma, absolutely GORGEOUS!
Kelx

Cheryl Joshua said...

This is an absolute stunner Norma!!! What a fabulous take on the sketch,your papers and colours are so beautiful and that border around Tilda is gorgeous,Love it all!
xx

Sharon Caudle said...

I agree with everyone else, Norma. This card is beautiful! I love that border around Tilda on the front and the papers are just gorgeous. I love it!
hugs
Sharon

cabio's craft corner said...

Love this gorgeous card and the lace set on top of the cardstock border looks awesome!
Of course Tilda is colored fabulous as usual!
Hugs,
Cabio

sharon said...

Such abeautiful card! The time of year will not matter with this lovely card. I like the vine edging in the dark green that matches the background for the lace. Whoever receives this is one lucky person!
Sharon L

Candy said...

Hi Norma,
Your card is stunning. I LOVE the border around Tilda!! A garden is full of different flowers - Tilda with Tulips looks gorgeous surrounded by roses! Your colouring as always blows me away.....
Hugs, Candy

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