Nov 28, 2011

Parisian Winter Magnolia


Hello stampers!

I have to confess to a slight obsession/ addiction/ LOVE of all things Magnolia lately!  And along with this I'm trying to develop my style a little and make it more European with the flourishes, muted tones, dimensional flowers, lace, etc.  My friend Andrea and I have been researching this for a while!

I've coloured Tilda for the first time with Prismacolors on top of my Copics - and I am loving this technique!


This is one of the new Christmas Magnolias I ordered and I think she is absolutely gorgeous and a JOY to colour.  And I think she just calls out to be made vintage.  We've discovered these fabulous Cheery Lynn dies - which are so detailed - and stunning!  So the butterflies just had to go on this card.  The beautiful pink roses are from Wild Orchid crafts - who offer such a gorgeous selection.  We found the pearl swirls and the spray at Michaels.

Tilda here has just been waiting for the right moment to appear online - and of course today was released the TOMIC Vintage and Lace challenge!  How perfect!

These STUNNING papers are from Websters Pages by the way - that Andrea gave me (THANK YOU) and fit the theme perfectly.
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Happy Stamping!
Sarah
xx


Paper:  Webster's Pages, Copic XPress It
Cardstock:  Stampin' Up!
Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black, Distress ink in Antique Linen
Copics:
C7, C5, C3, C1, C0, C00
E79, E77, E74, E71
R89, R85, R83, R81
E37, E35, E31, YR20
E11, E01, E00, E000, R20
Prismacolor pencils, Gamsol, blending stub
Accessories:  Self-adhesive pearls, lace
Flowers:  Wild Orchid Crafts
Butterfly dies:  Cheery Lynn Dies
Spellbinders Nestabilities

17 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Sarah and the flowers and butterflies finish it perfectly
    Hugs louise xx

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  2. Gorgeous card, Sarah! Wonderful coloring of the darling Tilda and beautiful embellishments!

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  3. what a beautiful card Sarah!!
    Warm greetings, Hilde

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  4. So pretty. I am really new to magnolia, and am enjoying seeing everyones creations. I adore the Butterflies cut from musical paper. So very chic.

    Jennie

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  5. Gorgeous card, colouring superb and the flowers and buttterflies are fabulous. Best wishes, Jill

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  6. Nice card its beautifulllllll Gorgeous colouring
    and now i am your newest follower hihi

    Hugs wia

    www.wiasscrapcards.blogspot.com

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  7. Wow. You make beautifull cards and your colouring is awesome.

    Greetings from the Netherlands
    Monique

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  8. Wow just so gorgeous card, beatutiful!!

    Hugs Majsan

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  9. Verry beautyfull creation

    Tnks for joining us at IAMC

    Love
    Patricia

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  10. What amazing coloring! And those pearls are a wonderful tocuh!

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  11. Wow, this is so beautiful sweet and girly Sarah! Beautiful colors and coloring too!
    Thanks for playing along at Just Magnolia this week; hope to see you again soon!
    PS. I have a blog candy running these days; would love you to enter if you haven't already:)
    Hugs, Iulia

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  12. Your card is beautiful, thank you for participating in the TOMIC, hugs Janny

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  13. hello
    I love your creation and I took great pleasure in participating in this challenge this week
    I hope you will like my creation:
    http://helicolors.canalblog.com/archives/2011/12/03/22867940.html
    See you soon
    kiss

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  14. This is such a beautiful card. I love your coloring and punched butterflies. Thanks for joining us @ IAMC.
    Hugs,
    Paola

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  15. Beautiful card, love it. Thanks for joining us at IAMC.

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Sarah