Friday, 7 January 2011

I Forgot But I Also Remembered :)

 

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Hi peeps – I am practically stalking blog land now – nowt for a month then 2 posts in 2days lol!!!

I just cant keep away can I :)

And thank you so much for your lovely comments peeps – aww you are all so lovely xxxx

OK well I guess that the post title is a bit confusing so I best explain. 

Since I went AWOL, I forgot that over at the Just Magnolia challenge you can now use your hAnglar & sTanglar images.  Not to worry cos I got my new Magnolia kit before Christmas but was too unwell to use it, so I thought I’d show it some ink for my card today. So I forgot the H&S …..

BUT

I did remember to write down the Copics and then not chuck it in the bin – shock horror woohoooo!!!

So  as it’s the first challenge of the month (indeed the year), we have our Anything Goes theme with the option of using buttons.

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So here’s what I did.

I have to say that I do love this image – she looks like she is jumping for joy I think  (she’s probably in shock that I remembered not to chuck the list away lol!!!)

So the Copics I used here are -

Skin: E00, E21, R11, R20

Hair: E42, E50

Clothes etc: BV0000, BV00, BV02, C00, C1, C3, C5

And I just had to use a selection of my beloved Pink Petticoat papers. I used Stripes, Pretty Little Hearts and Gingham in one of my fave colours, Lovely. I know I’ve said it before but it really is very very lovely indeed (I LOVE soft, chalky pastel shades – you might have noticed!!).  The sentiment is also PP – it’s one of the sentiment ribbons.

The good old MS PATP eyelet lace punch, which you can get from Tracy at Dies To Die For,  was put to good use as well. I just wish I hadn’t stuck it down flat – I think it maybe should have been raised a little.

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I used another of me new prezzies on here. Kath, stay calm cos I am going to mention a certain someone's name and I know how it sends you (only 48 more sleeps!!!). The cute scalloped edge on the corner pocket thing is a fab and funky Lord Timmy of  Holtz’  Sissix On The Edge Die ….

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… this one here, which is Scallops.

It’s actually 2 edges and I have to say that they really do cut nicely. I’m sure you will see it on here again, being the creature of habit that I am :)

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And speaking of which, here’s a nice selection of blooms from the one and only Wild Orchid Crafts.

The self adhesive rhinestones are also from WOC. 

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So that’s my card du jour peeps.

Have a fab day, indeed a fab weekend.  Back to work on Monday (booo hisss) but actually we are off up to Newcastle on a course for a couple of days so it’s a nice start back I suppose – even though I will miss Kyla’s birthday (cry cry). I say we are going but  you never know because this is the third time we’ve tried to go. We had to cancel the last 2 trips because of the snow.

And guess what’s on it’s way again?

So we’ll see!!

Huggiest of hugs to all xxx

24 comments:

Margreet said...

what an adorable card with beautiful colouring....love all papers and details!
xxx Margreet

Chrissy said...

You are a real hoot. I love reading your posts, I can almost hear you talking. Gorgeous card and beautiful colors, a real stunner.
Luv CHRISSYxx

Maria Therese said...

Beautiful card Sweetie!!

petra,s cards said...

wauw gorgeous card!!! i love your collors!
xx petra

Sonia said...

Dawny i'm so glad your feeling better and back blogging. Helen was asking about you yesterday.
Hugs Sonia x x

Judi said...

Hi Dawnie

Good to see you back in blogland. Love this card it really is SOooo pretty.

Hugs

Judi x

Jane said...

sigh! Another booty! xx

debby4000 said...

Oh this is so cute, fabulous card.
luv
Debby

loftylass said...

Hi Dawn - welcome back, sorry to hear you were so ill but pleased you have recovered and have returned to blogland.
This card is gorgeous and my fav colours too (you're certainly 'back in the swing')
Stay well.
Hugs
HW
x

Frea said...

Dawny, such a cute little Tilda; lately I seem to be neglecting her since I foundall sorts of other goodies in stampland. Shame on me!! Love the lilac. Hugs, Frea

Suzanne said...

Good to see you back, Hun. Fab card as always x

Donalda said...

Oh hon I just love this card. The colors are just beautiful and you know how much I love my purple lol. Love all the detail in your card dear. So hope you are still feeling better dear. Hugs

Kathy said...

I just adore your card Dawny!!! The colors are beautiful and your details are gorgeous!!! She is such a cutie and I am kicking myself for not getting the kit!!!
Hope you have a fabby week-end!
:)Kathy

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Goodness hun it seems an age since I visited I do visit hunnie but cant always leave comments because of my computer (its dying a death)Hope you had a wonderful Christmas and thanks for sharing such beautiful cards!!!

Emma xxx

Jacee said...

Gorgeous card Dawny, love the colour, and of course your colouring is outstanding, beautiful!
Enjoy your weekend.

Sharon Caudle said...

So glad to have you back, Dawny! LOVE your card! Beautiful colors, coloring, and that image is too cute for words!!! And I must say that I NEVER would have guessed that you liked light, pastel colors!! (wry smile) Have a wonderful weekend ladybug!!
hugs, Sharon

Macpurp said...

this is such a pretty card! I love this Tilda!
have a fab time away!
love teen xx

Aussie Loz said...

she's gorgeous Danwy, I love the soft colours too ♥

faithnme said...

Ok I was just browsing the challenge blog. and got to your "CREATION" and wow.. is your work just GORGEOUS.. I mean ever "letter of that word. your coloring is ( lost for words:0)))))

Hugs

Cazza said...

Gorgeous card Dawny, absolutely GORGEOUS!! Love your layout and colour combo :o)
Hugs,
Cazza
xxx

Sol said...

So Cute Tilda! I have her as well.. I also got the kit just before Christmas... I have stamped them all on a sheet... just waiting for the Names of the stamps to pop up somewhere... Then I am going to laminate the paper..and put the stamps on.... Well done!!

The card is Lovely!! I love the lilac colours... Flowers and embellishing is perfect!... Great that you tell us what tools you`ve used... I love that... That way.... - I know what to shop..!! :o)

Marion said...

Hi Dawny,
Such a beautiful card. Love that image, she just looks so full of joy. Terrific detail and wonderful colouring. Glad you are feeling much better.
hugs
Marion

Stacey said...

Totally scrummy Dawny! I absolutely adore this card. The layout, the image, the flowers.... you name it, I love it! Its nice to be back, commenting on your gorgeous creations. Enjoy your trip to Newcastle! ~x~

Autumn said...

This is fabuous, I love the layout!!
xxAutumn