Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Magnolia-licious Green Challenge

Happy Tuesday everyone!  Today's colour challenge at the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog is to use the colour GREEN just in time for St. Patrick's Day on March 17.  Be sure to check out the DT's fabu-licious creations as they are sure to inspire.

My card features Tilda in the Garden from the new You Are So Special Magnolia Collection  available at the Magnolia-licious online store.  Isn't she a sweetie and she's holding my absolute fave fave flowers (next to Roses) Peonies!  She's going to be available as a mini soon too so stay tuned at the Magnolia-licious online store

I used VersaMagic's Wheat chalk and Tim Holtz' Spiced Marmalade Distress Ink to sponge around the edge of the paper doily.  The centre of the doily was sponged with another combo of Tim Holtz' DIs to create a backdrop for Tilda (Spun Sugar, Tumbled Glass & Spiced Marmalade).  Flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts and the remainder of embellies including the papers, ribbon and pearls are from my stash.  I used the following Copics to colour Tilda (Face:  E000, E00, E11 & R20 ~ Hair: E25, E27, E30 & E35 ~ Dress: YG03, YG05, YG11 & YG17  ~ Shoes: C1, C3, C5 & C7 ~ Flowers: V0000, V000, V06, V12, RV09 & Y38).

I'm entering my card at:
So get your green papers or green colouring medium and/or green embellies out and join us at the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog for some papercrafting fun.  We're looking forward to seeing your projects. 

Thanks for your visit and enjoy your week.



LindaC said...

Maria, we are so glad to have you back with us on the team. I am so sorry for your loss.

Your card is delightful..love the green and lavender together! LC

Candy said...

Oh purple and green are such a great combo!
I love your design paper and can't believe you found a purple with green polka dots :o)
Tilda is beautifully coloured!
Love how you decorated your large rose and the pearl spray is lovely. Very pretty ribbon - just the perfect match!
So happy to have you back with us on the DT :o)
Hugs, Candy

Patti Jo said...

She is so sweet! Great idea using ink on the doily, nice effect! Terrific job on your card Maria!

cabio's craft corner said...

So glad to see your project again Maria. This card is so delicate and sweet. Love the different tone of doily that adds great contrast for the green scheme. Beautiful card :o)

Pat said...

Welcome back Maria...you have truly been missed. Your card is gorgeous! I love this Tilda...well, I love 'em all! But this one is extra cute...the dress is such fun, isn't it?! Your coloring is stunning...and your DPs and embellies are perfect!! You still "got it" hunny bunny!! Hugs. Pat Frank

aqualeiga said...

Such a lovely card, loving those colours! Thanks so much for joining us at THE CRAFTY PAD this week for our 'Use Ribbons' challenge AND our 'FOR FUN' colour-combo challenge too!!!!

Hugs, Ali x

~Jeri~ said...

Very pretty. Love the details and coloring!

Thanks for joining us at Craft Us Crazy and hope to see you joining us again!

Tracy V. said...

Hi Maria! I am so glad to see you back and you haven't lost your coloring touch! It's just beautiful! So sorry for the rough time you have been going through....we were thinking of you!
Tracy V

Savahanna said...

Absolutely gorgeous. Thanks for playing with us at Craft Us Crazy.

Marie said...

Very sweet looking Tilda card. Lovely colouring and LO. Thanks for playing with us over at FFC this week.
Love n hugs

Rebekah said...

She is a real sweetie isn't she! Thanks for joining in our nature challenge at CUC! Hugs Rebekah xx

Angela said...

So happy you are back with us, Maria! Take it one day at a time hun! And you've returned with a beautiful card. Your coloring is as wonderful as ever! Love the doily and all the pretty pearl accents! So sweet! big hugs, Angela

lynne said...

This is adorable! The colours look great together. Your colouring is perfect!

Thanks for joining us at Craft Us Crazy this time and hope to see you for the next challenge too!

Lynne x

Norma said...

Maria, gorgeous card. Your colouring is as beautiful as ever. Love this sweet looking Tilda--must check to see if I have herimage in my collection or not. Have got quite a number now that I haven't played around with...sigh...no time!!
Take care of yourself!

Warm hugs,

♥♥RubyM:)♥♥ said...


Like Angela said one day at a time hun.

I was missing your work.Lovely details and the coloring is wow!!! NICE COLOR COMBO TOO!WONDERFUL WORK MARIA-LICIOUS,Ruby♥

Kim said...

Maria this is so beautiful! What a lovely Tilda card!!! Thanks for joining us at WOC!
Hugs~ Kim

Eulanda said...

Oooh cute image and your coloring is so pretty! Luv the flowers! Gorgeous!

Barbara said...

Very cute card and wonderful spring colors. Thanks for joining us this week at The Crafty Pad for our 'ribbon' challenge. XX

Barbara said...

I too am sorry for your loss. Time will ease your grief. Keep busy and think of all the good times you had with your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Hugs XX

Mina said...

fabulous card Maria, beautifully coloured...thanks for joining in with the Bunny Zoe's Crafts monthly challenge
Mina xxx

Debbie said...

Welcome back!!! I see you haven't lost your touch..this is gorgeous!!!

Hugs Debbie

Jodi said...

Maria, this is a beautiful card you've created for the challenge! Love the green, the doily and your pretty coloring!
Jodi =)

Tab said...

Wow, your card is gorgeous, just love the papers and sweet image!
Hugs Tab xxx

Rosie said...

You did an amazing job with this color combo! Your card is beautiful! It's so good to see you back girl...I missed your beautiful creations. Hugs, Rosemary