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Saturday, 7 August 2010

Magnolia Hattrick - Just Magnolia, Magnolia Down Under and Totally Tilda

I have to post this quickly because hubby is fretting.  This card is for my little niece who will be turning 6.  Magnolia Down Under want us to make a "birthday card".  Her Mum told me that she (my niece, that is, not her mum) took the birthday card I made her last year and the year before to bed with her.  She was of course only 4 and 5 back then and she is a big girl now but just in case she wants to carry it with her up to her bedroom, I made a "shaped card" suitable for the challenge over at Totally Tilda.
All papers are K&Co and I used Fairy Tale Tilda as the main image.   Just Magnolia want us to use "acetate". So after colouring Tilda with Copics and Promarkers, I cut off her wings and restamped them onto acetate.  I glued the acetate wings behind Tilda and then the ones I had cut out behind the acetate. 
Lots of Stickles and gliter were used between the layers and on top to give them extra shine. I stamped Prince Philip the frog onto Shrinky Dinks and made a little charm and a tag to attach to the card which opens normally and stands up having been glued together at the handle. Gotta rush now. I'll link it today at Totally Tilda but I'll have to wait until tomorrow to do the other links... hubby is turning purple!

17 comments:

Sarita said...

Stunning Lesley, you can really see Tilda's beautiful glitter wings perfectly. I'm sure it will be loved,
Hope your hubby has now recovered lol!
Love Sarita xx

chris said...

Hi Lesley, I think if it was mine I might take it to bed with me too, its so gorgeous, love the shape. hugs chris xx

Dena said...

Well, aren't you the clever one?!!!! Making her wings acetate. GREAT idea. The purse is so cute and what pretty papers!
P.S. There was one time you left me like 3 messages and they all had to be monitored! What!!!? I have no idea, sometimes yours does that. Are you an undercover CIA or something? hee hee. When it shows it to me, I say yes to publishing, so maybe it will show up. Thanks anyhow for leaving them. I love to hear from you!
Hugs, Dena

Faye said...

Hello Fluffette! If you sent me this card, I would take it to bed too! Have a scrumptious weekend. xxx

Jane said...

Hi Lesley, thank you so much for stopping by my blog and leaving such a lovely comment! I love your handbag card, what a clever idea for your niece! The frog bag charm is so cute, I love it! hugs, Jane xxx

Nicola said...

Stunning creation Lesley, your handbag card is fabulous and Tilda is coloured so beautifully.
Thank you for joining us at Totally Tilda.
Hugs,
Nicola -x-

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Super Cute! Love the acetate wings, what a fab idea! Thanks so much for playing at JM this week, hope to see you back again. :)

Carrie said...

OMG!!! This is STUNNING!!!!

Just beautiful xx

Val said...

Hi Lesley - this is stunning. So much detail on here. I have to admit I am not a Tilda/Magnolia person, but I really enjoy seeing creations with them in.

Hope you have had a lovely weekend.

Hugs
Valxx

Kathy said...

Beautiful card Lesley!!! What a cute idea for your niece and how sweet that she takes them to bed!!! Oh how she will love this one as well!
Love your idea to do the wings in acetate ~ they turned out lovely!!
Hope you have a lovely week!
:)Kathy

craftykitten said...

Oh this is super adorable, your niece will absolutely love it I am quite sure. Thanks for joining us at Totally Tilda's shaped card challenge.
Hugs
Dawn x

Julie said...

Oh, I'm sure your niece is going to have to add this to her treasure chest! Fabulous design and your papers are perfect!! Juliex

Fairy Pickles said...

I love how you stamped her off in a lighter color, it looks like a painting!

Thanks for joining Totally Tilda Challenges!

xoxox

Janie Printz said...

What adorable cards you have on your blog. Love these sweet Tilda ones & the wonderful colors you've chosen & the acetate wings....
Such a talemted crafty lady !!!
Hugs, Janie

Christine said...

Wow this is soooo sweet your grown up..LOL niece will love this shaped bag card..the DP's & Tilda are gorgeous great idea for the frog charm.. stunning creation...
thanks for sharing & joining us at Totally Tilda chall.

smiles Christine xx

Susie Sugar said...

Totally Stunning darling 1st class
thanks for joining the Totally Tilda challenge #2
Hugs Susie & the TT team xx

scrappyjan said...

OH holy cow!!! THis is A for A dorable!!! What a great job you have done with this... CUTE CUTE CUTE!!!
hugs sweeite, Janiel