Wednesday, 23 December 2009

Just Magnolia Week 38

Yay, I finally got a card made!! It took me nearly 3 days of going back and forth to it while I was nursing a burned hand and doing a million other things but I got it finished eventually, lol.

There is a wonderful sketch by Mina over on Just Magnolia this week. I used Edwin from the Winter Magnolia Kit and coloured him with both copic markers and distress inks and then added Frosted Lace stickles to his wings. I cut him out and mounted him on an oval chipboard that I had painted with crackle paint. I rubbed antique linen ink into the oval to make the cracks more visable. I then added some white ribbon and secured it with a snowflake brad. I finished the oval off by adding Picket Fence distress stickles.

My papers are Figgy Pudding, which are one of my all time favourite Christmas paper collections. I distressed them with the Heidi Swapp edge distresser and then edged them with Vintage Photo. I also distressed the white flower with Pine Needles and added a button, which I had theaded with scrappers floss, to the centre of the flower.. then I added 4 self adhesive vellum flowers to complete the sketch.

I am also entering this into Crafty Creations Challenge as their challenge this week has NO RULES. Just create something and share it with them. Great challenge for such a busy time :)

Right now over on Pez-A-Doodle Designs Marti is having an end of year sale with a WHOPPING 40% off everything in store (excluding pre-orders). With a huge range of Tim Holtz products, Flowersoft, German Scrap, Glittered Skittles and Marti's exclusive range of stamps this is a sale not to be missed!! 

You can also pre-order the complete set of NEW Tim Holtz distress inks which are being released at CHA 2010 in January. 


Juls said...

awhh this is to gorgeous for words!! Love it! Love the muted colours and the distressed feel! fab!!

Kim Piggott said...

Such a beautiful card!
Wishing you and your loved ones a very Merry Christmas!
kim x

Saskia said...

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenge with this great card!

Saskia :)

Julie M said...

Hi Sandie - love this card - especially the crackly oval - gorgeous effect and texture.

Julie :o)

Anonymous said...

sandie this is just fantastic!

Anonymous said...

Fabulous texture, love the design!! Thanks for sharing this lovely card with us at Crafty Creations challenges!!

cats whiskers said...

Moening sweetie playing catch up today what a beautiful card this is and like you I am getting so impatient for the inks to be available. Hope you had a good Christmas and best wishes for 2010
Hugs Jacqui x

Donalda said...

Oh what a lovely card dear. Thanks so much for joining us at Just Magnolia

Anonymous said...

Well it was worth it--because it's absolutely fabulous! I love the reds and blues--his candy cane socks are the best!
Thanks for playing along at Crafty Creations during my week of Sponsorship.

Purrs & Kisses,
Kristal of Digi Kitty
Freebies, Challenges, Digi Stamps & Fun!

DeeDee said...

So tender. Love the half circle with the flowers. :)

Jacque said...

Sandie, hope your hand is better...what a delightfully cute card!!! Thank you for joining us at Just Magnolia this week...Hugs..Jacque