Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Happy Retirement!

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Hello friends… what do you think of the new Magnolia Spring kit????
This little one was my favorite – the image is surprisingly small compared to other Magnolia’s. It worked well with my Spellbinder oval dies. I got to get myself the small petite scallops set. I always have to double mat my images because I miss this set. Cant believe how many sets I have, which I never use anymore but such a basic set I miss in my collection *insert rolled eyes*.
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I decorated the inside with a foreground stamp of a Magnolia stamp from 2008, I absolutely love the Cattails. I used them so many times in my cards. It’s quick to colour in and I also was able once to cut it completely out with a exacto knife to adhere several cat tails over my image. I still remember this card Smile The money for this stamp was, money well spent for me.

Thought long about what sentiment to use with the image… was quite limited with the options because I needed the words to fit on my Spellbinder label. I had an other one that said just “Relax”, I thought this one is a bit nicer together with the image.

Image was stamped onto this sparkly paper Crychon or so… I have not colored on this paper for a long time. It really is so different than Copic X-Press Cardstock. It does look very, very pretty but omg.. X-press paper is much easier to colour on.
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Stamps: Magnolia – Tilda Collection ???? – image release Magnolia Stamp Kit 2012 Spring soon available through Sir Stampalot
inside: Cattails foreground
Flowers: Magnolia tuelle flower/ Wild Orchid Crafts
Decorations: crochet lace, aqua satin ribbon, turquoise polka dot ribbon, sparkle button is by The Ribbon Girls
Sentiment all papers: Stampin up!
dies: Spellbinder
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More samples can be found in the forth coming Magnolia Ink – Animals, vacation and beach


Jeni said...

Gorgeous Claudia! Love these beautiful Summer colors. ~jeni :)

Catherine said...

Gorgeous spring card, love the orange and blue together....

Berry said...

This is totally gorgeous sweetie what a pretty colour combo hugs Rebekah xx

Linda Palmer said...

Beautiful card and I love your papers. They were some of my very favorites. Your coloring is so awesome. I love everything you do on your cards, always so beautiful.

Marian said...

Ziet er prachtig uit mooie kleuren combinatie

Danielle Champagne said...

LOL... retirement = relaxation? I will have to think about that! Claudia, dear, your card is awesome. Love those layerings, those happy colors and this sweet sweet tilda. She is totally cute, beautifully colored and I love the expression on her face.

Sonaj said...

Very interesting and beautiful!!!I love your cards.Nice, nice!!!

An Occasional Genius said...

Beautiful card Claudia, Lovin' the fabulous colours xx

Sandra H said...

It's gorgeous great card and the image is just perfect for a retirment purly stunning:)x

Jayne A said...

Wow gorgeous card. I love those colours together.


Christina C. said...

Meine guete, dass ist aber suess!!!!
Dein colorieren ist einmalig...wunder, wunderschoen!

Becky said...

This is gorgeous..Beautiful colors.

Sinikka said...

WOW, great image, lovely colors and a sweet text.
So well done.
Hugs Sinikka

Trudy said...

So beautiful card,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.
Hugs Trudy

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Nicki said...

WOW simply stunning! colouring is amazing and the colours are gorgeous

Riet said...

What a wonderful card Claudia.

Hugs Riet.xx

doris said...

Was für eine traumhafte Karte du da wieder kreiert hast ... WOW!!

♥liche Grüße

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Cathy said...

WOW, everything fits perfectly !

Anonymous said...

A beautiful card, gorgeous colours and love the image!
Helen x

Seija said...

Wonderful, absolut amazing colours! XOXO Michi

Brodders said...

Lovely card :) - Jane x

Mandy said...

Absolutely stunning creation Claudia.


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origin partners holywood said...

Glad to see your blog here. Your card is so gorgeous. It is looking so bright and colorful. Great design I must say. Flowers are really looking beautiful. Thank you so much for sharing this lovely card with us.