Saturday, August 23, 2008

Thank you - I absolutely love it!

Hello and happy Saturday. Wow.. what a week, i was able to show 9 cards this week and iam also working on a tutorial for Pretty Pressings. I got an invitation from Beate Johns (SCS) to show this project on September 17. on the weekly tutorial section, but i have decided that i will pass this invite and just have the tutorial on my personal blog. The pictures on SCS have to be in a certain way and due to the size, language and scoring lines of the project it would be a struggle for me to get it all right. I hopefully have it all ready to show on Pretty Pressings next weekend. It is a wonderful gift idea and perfect for the upcomming holidays! I ordered especially for this project all the wonderful Magnolia stamps with from the "cherry-line" but in my head are already other ideas as well :-).

What do you think about this layout? Kind of different? :-) Pauline sent me one of the cherry stamps in my DT package and i wanted to use this image in the front of my card and in the inside. I made this card for my wonderful friend Carole.... she has been a really good friend to me in the past, she helped me so much... not only this :-) she moved "mountains" to get for me a very rare kit you can only purchase in Sweden for my upcomming birthday. I was trying to get this for myself and told her about it so thats why i know already what iam getting lol... Thank you so much Carole! For everything... love ya! xxxxx

EDIT: Ups, i just noticed this black dot on the side of Tildas head.. i dont know.. it is not on my card.. it must be something that got cought on the glitter when i took the picture. sorry about this.. it looks messy :-(

Here is how the decorated inside of the card looks like with lined envelope. I added to the cherries here some pink stickles - this does not show really well on the picture.

Close up picture... i added stickles to the outside of my pink panel and around the white circle were Tilda is sitting on to give the circle sort of an other layer.
Stamps: Magnolia (Cherry and Tilda) from the Heavenly Collection 2008
Sentiment: Stampin up retired Hostess set: Thanks a tonn
Technique: sponging and watercoloring
Coloring: Tombow marker, white gel pen, Stampin up re inkers (celery, pretty in pink, blush blossom, rose red, creamy caramel, so saffron)
Paper/CS: DCWV Nanna Nursery Girl, Celery, Whisper White, Rose Red
Embellishments: Pink and Clear Stickles, pink pearl stickers, Rose Red and Celery ribbon
Tools: Stampin up nesting circle punches and word window punch, Nestabilities, Sewing machine

33 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness Claudia...what a wonderful card to greet me today! I am in shock that you have made this card for me...it is the most beautiful and amazing card I could ever see. Your colouring is just the best...you use the SU re-inkers so beautifuly. I am in awe of everything that you make, you are just so talented with everything you create...you are my inspiration. It is a pleasure to buy you this gift, I know you will love it...a perfect gift for a perfect friend. Thanks for the sweet compliment. Love ya too!!!!!
    Big Hugs
    Carole ;o)

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  2. Wow Claudia what a beautiful card. Everything about it is just perfect.

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  3. sweet sweet sweet,love the Tilda and the papers and what you did with the inside of the card.

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  4. This is a beautiful card. I love your coloring and the card composition. Funny, I didn't order this stamp...but I think I will becaue i love how it looks on your card. have agreat week-end. I'm off to another soccer match for my kids. We have 4 today!

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  5. Ohhh my!!
    This is just gorgeous!!
    Love the colours,the details and you`re colouring is amazing!

    Perfect :)

    Hugs from Maya

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  6. OMG what a gorgeous card ,fabulous and magic as always ,Dawnxx

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  7. a beautiful card...your work is amazing and so inspirational...thankyou Tx

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  8. This is such a pretty card, but then I just love all the cards you make. So glad you take the time to share them.

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  9. Love your blog! I have left you an award on mine. Check it out!
    Jacqueline
    http://www.sparklescharmsandbows.blogspot.com

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  10. This Card is really amazing! I love the colors and the Layout!!

    Absolutly wonderful!!!

    Liebe Grüße Tanja

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  11. Claudia this is a stunning card and I love everything it is gorgeous. Sue :o)

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  12. Another great card! Colouring, layout & details all fabulous inside and out. Hugs, Maria

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  13. Hallo Claudi,

    ein wundervolle niedliche Karte hast du da wieder gezaubert.

    by the way... schau mal bitte auf der elfe in deine pm´s, hab dir was geschrieben.
    Gruß Rosa

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  14. Hi Claudia

    What a wonderful card for Carole :)
    Love everything on it!
    *Brocéliane*

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  15. Its a gorgeous card Claudia. So bright and fresh looking...perfect colouring as always...and I LOVE this shy little poise that this Tilda has...beautiful as always! bx

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  16. This is adorable and so cute Claudia! I love that you do the insides now too.

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  17. This card is AMAZING CLaudia!
    I love every little detail of it. And the inside and envelope as well! And lucky Carole! She really deserves it;)
    And those new stamps are fab!!
    Have a lovely Sunday sweetie!
    Hugs
    Kristine

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  18. Absolutely gorgeous, stunning work and love the inside, now why didn't I get that cherry stamp.

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  19. Absolutely stunning Claudia! You have paid such attention to every little detail it is truly special. Looking forward to your tutorial too! Lol Lynn x

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  20. Absolutley gorgeous!!

    Sandra xx

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  21. OMG Claudia wieder so eine wunderschoene Karte von dir! Klasse weiter so! GLG nicky

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  22. Oh wow! This is so gorgeous, but so are all your cards. You always manage to choose the right colours and papers to compliment each other. You are such an inspiration. Wendy x

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  23. gorgeous card Claudia - I love cherry Tilda and the beautiful papers and all the details on this card. annie x

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  24. Such a beautiful card!
    A perfect masterpiece.
    I love it.
    kim x

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  25. Woow, ich bin hin und weg. Die Karte ist traumhaft schön gemacht. Die Schleifen sehen toll aus.
    LG, Moni

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  26. Your card is Beautiful Claudia...both the inside and outside is Fabulous!! I love it!!..Hugs, Ila

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  27. Guten Morgen Claudia,

    deine Karte schaut total süss aus !!!
    Gefällt mir sehr..

    P.S.: Die Box ist nicht schwerer als jede andere Box ;o)

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  28. Just fabulous Claudia - really gorgeous xxxxx

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  29. Hallo Claudi,
    die Karte ist super schön geworden... wow

    LG Sonja

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  30. ein traum kommt selten allein oder was soll ich zu dieser genialen karte noch sagen: du bist ja echt ein genie!!! alles so stimmig, vom papier über die farben .. einfach nur der hammer!"!!
    lg
    bea

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  31. I love this card as it's pretty. I LOVE pretty cards and this one is a fabulous example. The clours are gorgeous. Viv xx

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