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Thursday, September 15, 2011


Today as my darling hub worked in the kitchen, I was busy in my craft room creating a special  card (well I think it's special.. lol) for the Official Magnolia Inspiration challenge
And what a wonderful challenge site it is, especially with all the gorgeous DT cards and other challenge recipients. I feel humble to even participate. 
And of course you can't overlook the other fab challenge sites:)
So here is some pictures of my card...Oh,  it's an easel card my 2nd one ever!
Here is the front of my easel card. I chose the background paper from the Kaisercraft Up, Up and Away collection, and all the papers are really pretty. 
The background digital images I used are Lover's Pavilion, Petals and Paling's from 
Make it Crafty and of course Tilda. 
To colour the entire scene and Tilda, I used quite a few methods : Copic Markers, Derwent pencils, gold, copper, and brown gel pens, and dimensional paints. It took me quite a few hours to get it right and I really liked the end result. I hope you do too:)
I used some cream roses and the touched a few up with  vintage photo distress ink, and I just bought the Tim Holtz corner flourish 2, and had to use those too. There is some cream lace I used as well.
 The lovely sentiment I found in the friendship quotes by an unknown, and printed it up in Microsoft Office, as well as a small banner that I created. I thought the two came together nicely. I added silicone under the banner to give it some dimension.
Here is a front view of the entire easel card
and also a side view.. Sorry for the amount of pics but I wanted you to see from all angles and if you notice the second and last picture,  I left the filter on my camera and gives the card a really mustard brown look.
I haven't always been a lover of easel cards but after making this, who knows you may see a few more.
As always thanks for looking and hope to see you all soon
Lynn xxxx 
TOMIC - brown, chocolate and cream 
SIMON SAYS CHALLENGES - something good -from the sound of music 
(song performed in a gazebo)
ALLSORTS CHALLENGE - flowers and swirls


Magda said...

Hi Lynn,
it's a beauty!!!
Nice done ! and i love the colors that you used.
Have a nice weekend

Cat's Scrap said...

Hi Lynn,

Wow ! Wow ! Wow !
A work on the incredible color! I'm impressed! Full of small details work on the perfection. I like! Cards as that one, I shall like having it in my mailbox every day.

Hugs from France.
Cat's Scrap.

P.S. Welcom on my Blog and thanks for your comment.

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Absolutely gorgeous! I love all of the details and colors. So beautiful!!

Thanks for sharing with Simon Says Stamp! Happy Stamptember!


Marjut said...

Oh, what a beautiful card.
Thank you for visiting my blog and your lovely comment.
Hugs from Finland

Anonymous said...

This is really Gorgeous Lynn! Love the colours and the paper and your image is coloured beautifully. Delightful card
Hugs Julie P

Crea Astrid said...

What a beautiful card you made. Find the background very nicely there.

Hugs AStrid.

Anonymous said...

Totally gorgeous Lynn, amazing card and colouring so admire your work! xoxo

Rae said...

Hi Lynn,
Another fabulous Tilda card. As always your attention to detail is meticulous! I love your choice of colors, and thanks for letting us know what mediums you used for your coloring. This is really one special card for a special friend!

chilli pip said...

This is stunning Lynn so much detail.
Love the background you have created and your colouring is amazing.
i love easel cards , they always make a bold statement.

kazzie said...

What a fantastic background. Absolutely gorgeous card and such beautiful colours.

Jill said...

This is just a totally amazing card! I love your colouring and it was worth all the time it took to get it coloured. You must really love your friend for making such a special card :)
Thanks for joining in at Allsorts this week for my Flowers and swirls challenge!
Good luck and I hope to see you again
Hugs, Jill

Britta Swiderski said...

This is sooooo pretty. That coloring is absolutely stunning, and I love all of the texture you've incorporated here. Gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!

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