Saturday, October 30, 2010

Magnolia New Christmas Release

Hi there.. I hope you have had a fantastic weekend.
Today i would love to show you an other cutie from the new just on the weekend released Christmas stamps.
This Tilda also fits perfectly in the circle nesties. This time i used the biggest of the circles and matted with a scallop circle. Haven’t used those in quite a long time. To fill in the all the white around the image, i masked Tilda and used the “Silent Night” Magnolia background stamp.
Claudia_Rosa_Merry Christmas
The snowflake is by Spellbinder – i cut the shape from Bazzill  and also sponged with Vintage Photo ink  I kept embellishments rather flat, so mailing costs for this card should be, fairly reasonable.  .
Claudia_Rosa_Merry Christmas_1 
Sentiment i stamped in the inside:
May the joy and love
you feel this holdiay season
extend to every day
throughout the year.
both sentiments front and inside are by Stampin up, pattern paper is by K&Company
Thanks for looking – have a lovely day.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Love ~14 Feb ~ Love

Hello ladies… today i would love to show you MY personal favorite of the 4 cards i have made for Magnolia to choose from, to advertise for the new Valentines issue on backside of the magazine.

Remember..the stamps were not “my choice” the images were determined by Magnolia, what the company would love to feature from their line of stamps and papers.

The obvious choice was to combine Heartbreaker Edwin with with the chocolate box. For a brief moment i thought about a combination of the Puppoy with the box, but i had just a short time frame to finish the given task and post my cards to Sweden.

I like to keep flowers on Edwin cards less and rather play with hardware.


Stamps: Heartbreaker Edwin, Chocolate box and sentimant can be found at Magnolia Papers: supplied by Magnolia Embellishments: flowers (my supply), ribbon and ribbon buckle (Stampin up my own supplies)

Coloring: Copic and Watercolors

Friday, October 22, 2010

Loving Wishes

Luckily for today i can show you a card which i have made a few weeks back. Magnolia contacted me, and asked if i could make some Valentines cards, which the company can publish on the backside of the Christmas Issue – to advertise for the forthcoming Valentines issue. In fact the DT are already working on the Valentines issue. Crazy hmmmm??? :-) It’s not even Halloween yet lol.

Anyhow.. the cards should use a Edwin image, so i made 2 Edwin cards, 1 Tilda card and 1 card using the little puppy with rose, for Magnolia to pick from. Today’s card has not been chosen, so i am free to show this card on my blog today.

Claudia_Rosa_Loving Wishes_Edwin_resized 
Stamps: of course all by Magnolia
Edwin with Tie, sentiment also Magnolia

Papers: K&Company
Tools: Doohickey by Magnolia, 
Embellishments: Heart gem (Magnolia),
Flowers from a DT kit
Coloring: Copics and Watercolors
Layout is a sketch i have made once before a card with. I think i found it at SCS back than.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Video Coloring part 2 & new Magnolia Christmas release

Hi there, i am back with a second posting showing you the card i made for today’s challenge over on Cute Card Thursday. The theme is “Butterflies and Bugs” Well, honestly .. i got to make my Christmas cards.. i really did not waste AAAANYYYY more time.

Looking through my papers i found just the right solution in my Webster 6x6 pack. You can see in the close up shot – in the tree are lots of butterflies… AAAND surpriiise of course i finally wanted to use the new Tilda stamp i got. I know you have seen her before. She is in mini format included in the new kit – that’s just been shipped, to those who pre-ordered.

Back to the card. To add more dimension to the tree, i carefully added some glue and sprinkled ultrafine glitter on it – let dry – shake excess off, for the snow effect. The best glitter for that i find is Stampin up’s Dazzeling Diamond Dust. I use it since years and never get tiered of it.
Between the little branches i stuck a die cut piece of Magnolia’s Doohickey Dragonflies dies. Love this die!

I am also ready to show you the second part of the coloring video. We had to cut the video in parts. This one shows you how i color the dress – the face coloring is in my first posting for today.

If you like to see the face coloring tutorial – please visit my main blog

Sunday, October 10, 2010

New Magnolia Christmas Release

Hello ladies, as you know today Magnolia is opening in Boras, Sweden their new bigger and beautiful warehouse.

Of course most of us are unable to attend this fun event were Magnolia not only hosts fun events but also releases the new Christmas stamps and Magnolia Ink. 

I would like to show you 1 of the new images on my card today. I do not know her name but i must say – i love this image. It is not only great for cards and gifts but also Nestie friendly. Love that it fits size wise right in the circles

I have 2 sets of 2 5.5 x 5.5 cards available as seen on the pictures.


Included in the set are
2 x 5.5 x 5.5 Christmas Cards
2 x white square envelopes
1 x clear acetate gift box – in case you want to give this set to a loved one or friend
cards are posted and shipped in a bubble mailer

Claudia_Rosa_CardSet_3 Stamps: Magnolia Rubberstamps soon available

Sentiment: Whiff Of Joy “Seasons Greetings”
Tool: Whiff Of Joy “Fancy Shape”
Papers: K& Company
Embellishments: golden brads, Stickles in platinum, Star Dust,
Other: Doohickey Magnolia Die