Wednesday, 2 March 2011

Guest Designer for I ♥ ProMarkers!

Hi everyone!
I'm thrilled to announce you that the talented ladies at I ♥ ProMarkers chose me to be part of their team as Guest Designer for March! How wonderful is that!!! I was really excited  over  this news, can't believe it even now, a week later:)). I'm really grateful for this opportunity! Thank you, ladies!
I thought I should tell you about my excitement along with the first card I've prepared for this week's challenge at I ♥ ProMarkers which has a theme of purple and green.

For my card I chose three stamps: my newest adored Magnolia Tilda with butterfly dress, a bridge scene and a freebie sentiment both from Digi Doodle shop. I found some beautiful stamps in there and I'm especially fond of working with digis. It's nice to be able to adjust the dimensions of the image.
Let me explain a bit the construction of my card. I cut a window with a label nestabilities and added an acetate sheet on the back just to showcase my Tilda and bring her forth so as to have her a bit detached from the scene. I've also finished the inside. It is something I always do but usually after I've posted my card:). I think the interior should be given just as much importance. People tend to immediately open the card and the inside is the last impression which sticks with them.
Before having you bored to tears :), let me give you the recipe for this card:

Stamps: Magnolia Tilda with Butterfly Dress  from the Butterfly Dreams collection, Across the Bridge from Digi Doodle Shop.
Medium: Promarkers
Papers: Blushbutter - Fairy Things and Butterfly Wings 
Embellishments: Wild Orchid Crafts flowers, ribbons from stash, purple brads, glitter
Tools; Magnolia Doohikey garden fence, MD creatables, lacey circle nestabilities, Martha Stewart doily lace punch
Sentiment: Digi Doodle freebie

Hope you like it! Don't forget to look for me the following weeks at I ♥ ProMarkers and please scroll down to see the wonderful creations of  the DT ladies, my newest team mates:) It's my first attempt as part of a team, so I'm bursting with excitement:)!!!

I've also found some challenges for this card:

Magnolia Down Under Challenges- Flower Power
Magnolia-licious Highlites- frame, ribbon, bling, image, flowers
Everybody-Art-Challenge - Spring
Paper Take Weekly - Anything goes + something not used in a long time (haven't used acetate lately)
Card Creations & More By C- Sparkle
Crafty Calendar- Love
Pear Tree Designs - Ribbon
Wild Orchid Challenge - Anything goes
Crafty Emma - Flowers and Flutterbys (the butterflies are on the paper:))
One Stop Craft - Spring Flowers
Sugar Creek Hollow - Finish inside and outside of your card   
House of Gilli - Use green 

Hugs to you all and thank you so much for visiting my blog!



cabio's craft corner said...

Gorgeous frame card. Lovely background inside the frame and fun adding of the fence. Very sweet colored Tilda on this card too :o)

RenateKreativ said...

Gorgeous card, I love the background with lovely fence. Very Nice colors.
Hugs Renate

debby4000 said...

Oh what a gorgeous card Lulia, such a beautiful image and details.

Patti Jo said...

Sooo pretty! Love the colors and great design with the fence! Congratulations Iulia on the GD spot! You do wonderful work!!!

Anonymous said...

What a gorgeous card Iulia. I love the purple colors, the DP's are beautiful and the use of the digi bridge is wonderful.
Your coloring is fabulous too.

Sharon Keanly said...

I absolutely adore your card Iulia. The colour combination is perfect and the inside compliments the outside beautifully. A gorgeous background and I have got to get that fence stamp... it makes a very pretty picture. Your Tilda is too sweet. hugs Sharon x

xxxtglxxx said...

congratulations on your GDT spot my friend :) Thats brilliant!

Purple and green are a fabulous colour combo and you have done a magnificient job of creating something very 3d, very original and epic in detail :)




Regina said...

Iulia!!! Your card is so beautiful that I really don´t find the right words in english!!! Seu cartão está a coisa mais linda que já vi!! Seu colorido e as cores que você escolheu estão perfeitas! Cada detalhe é especial!!
You really deserve to be a DT!! Your work is amazing! Have a marvellous week!

heidy said...

Congrats on your GDT Lulia
And yourcard is fabolous!
Hugs Heidy

Beth said...

Wow, wow, wow! LOVE your card! Amazing job on it!

Christina C. said...

OMG, lulia, this card is brilliant!!!
Love the little scene you created!
Absolutely amazing work, Hon!
Congratulations....well deserved!

Pam said...

Omg Iulia...this is a beautiful card! Love all the details you put into it and your coloring is gorgeous!
Congrats on your GDT spot!!!!!
Hugs from Indiana,

Kelly Neis said...

Congratulations on being the guest designer! I am so happy for you. Your card is colored perfectly and gorgeous as well.

Leslie Anne Avila said...

Such a cute card. Loving all those beautiful hues of purples! Great job thanks so much for sharing. Congrats on your guest designer gig!

Dena said...

Beautiful color scheme! I just loooove purples. What a great scene too, that always add so much to an image!!
Hugs, Dena

Angela said...

Beautiful card! Such a lovely scene using that sweet background bridge image! Your coloring is fabulous! Congrats on GDT position! hugs, Angela

Sandy said...

You're simply the best --- all your cards are creative - well executed and drop dead gorgeous!~ One big congratulation for the GDT spot --- I am sure I am going to be seeing a lot more of this!

Marianne said...

What a wise ladies at promakers! If I had to choose, I had also chosen you. You diserve it! you make such beautifull cards and the always show the love with you have made them. Also the mix and match of colors and papers is stunning.
Have fun in your job as guest designer!
I will look over there for everyting you are going to make.
Hugs Marianne

Kim said...

Gorgeous card!! Love your coloring and the scene is beautiful. I adore that fence. Nicely done!!

Myrna said...

Congrats on the DT job! You do beautiful work! Love everything about your card!The bridge and water background is awesome.

Barb Hardeman said...

Beautiful frame card, Iulia! Love the gorgeous scene you created and the little picket fence is delightful. Beautiful coloring and flower arrangement.

Purple Princess said...

Oh, this card is just Breathtaking! I absolutely love the colors, and Congratulations on your Guest Designer spot! I'm sure that will be lot's of fun!

Marianne said...

Congratulations again sweetie! You won at the creative cottage! I love it for you!
Hugs Marianne

Dorcas said...

Yay!! Well deserved, girlfriend! You do awesome work. If I used promarkers I would play along but as I don't I will have to just admire you and Tine's work from here. :-)

Anonymous said...

Oh wow!! This is so gorgeous hun!! I love love love the purple colors and your layout is gorgeous!! HUGS

Karen said...

Gorgeous Iulia, I didn't realise you had decorated the inside of the card too, really lovely.


Rosie said...

Congratulations girl on your Guest DT spot...they are lucky to have you because you will be an awesome asset to their team!! Your card and coloring are beautiful! I always amazed and inspired by your creativity. Hugs, Rosemary

justme1972 said...

SUCH a beautiful card!!! love the hearts in the fence. and the colors - VERY pretty!!!!


Rene said...

This is SO beautiful!!!! I love your little scene (beautifully colored!) and Tilda is so perfect there! FANTASTIC!!! Congrats to your team (you are amazing and they are blessed to have you!) :D

Donna Moore said...

Your purple and green challenge card is so gorgeous! I love the inside and outside of your extremely creative card! You have put such depth and beautiful colors together, and made this into quite a masterpiece of talent!! Thanks for playing with us this week at SCH, loved visiting your blog! Hope you will join us again very soon!

CraftyC said...

Wow, what a gorgeous card, this scene is so pretty and so summery. Thanks for taking part in this weeks CES Challenge!

Cami said...

Beautiful frame card, inside and out! Love these colors and your coloring is gorgeous!
Hugs, Cami

Michele said...

WOW such a beautiful card. Love the scene you've created and the design also. Hugs Michele x

Eve said...

My goodness! Your card is soooo pretty! Very nice Spring scene you created on this card! Luv all the designs on the front & even inside! Congratulations, too! That's Great!! :-)

Paula Bee said...

What a beautiful card! I love the flowers and your little Tilda is so cute!! Thanks for joining us at Card Creations & More!!

Heide said...

What an adorable scene that you have created. You have used such pretty colors of purple and green together. So glad you could join us at SCH, looking forward to seeing more.
Hugs, Heide

Pat said...

Congratulations hunny definitely belong on a DT!! You'll have fun with it, I just know!! This card is so dang creative! I love the window and scene...and the way you have Tilda positioned on the front. And your coloring is gorgeous! I love the rich, vibrant colors. Purple and green are yummy! But then I think just about any color paired with green is perfect!! I'm gonna have to "steal" your idea...I hope that's ok Iulia!! :-) Because I LOVE IT!! Hugs. Pat Frank

Peggie said...

Super, super, super card. Love the bridge. Everything is just right.

Stephanie said...

Wow! How pretty!! Thanks for joining us at the House of Gilli.

Sharon Caudle said...

Gorgeous card, Iulia!! I just see her in front of a white picket fence when I look at her! (you'll see why on my blog in a few) LOL! A huge congrats on your GDT, it's very well deserved! Your work is beautiful!
hugs, Sharon

Card Crazy said...

what a lovely card. Your coloring is amazing and Tilda is beautiful. I love the scene on the cover. Congrats on being on the DT, you certainly deserve it.
Sue S.

Julie said...

Congrats Julia! Beautiful card, and your coloring is just lovely!


Kruemel said...

I love that spring scene you´ve created here and those happy colors you used.

Thanks for joining us at MDUC this week!

Kathrin aka Kruemel

Debbie Dolphin said...

Gorgeous scene you have created and beautiful flowers

Thankyou so much for joining us at MDUC this week
Love Debbie xxx

mili said...

foarte in interior. Nici nu stiu ce ai putea sa scrii sa nu-i strici farmecul. E ca o poveste de demult cu peisaje. E preferata mea...pupi

charlene said...

Wow congrats to you and I can see why you were picked. Your card is beaurtiful love the spring happy look you have given her !

linnzan said...

Gorgeous card and very fun for you to be guest designer, wiii!
I just love the background and the colours.
Hugs Linn

Anonymous said...

Stunning card!! I love the beautiful purple and the design is wonderful =)
The background is amazing too!

Irene said...

Very nice card Lulia!! Congrats on being a guest designer :) Hugs Irene

Dawn said...

OMG this is wonderful, so gorgeous, I just love the scene you have created. Thank you for becoming a follower of my blog, I have returned the favour as your cards are stunning.

Flutterby Trina said...

Stunning card! thanks for joining us at Pear Tree Designs this week, Good Luck


Rach said...

a gorgeous card both on the inside as well as the outside. hugs rachxx

marsha said...

WOW, this is just so eye catching! I am in love with the scene you created and your Tilda and that fabulous fence are just gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining us for this week's Sugar Creek Hollow Challenge, we hope you will come back and play again next week!

Monique said...

Wow. This is absolutely gorgeous !!

Hugs Monique

Primitive Paper said...

A big "WARM WELCOME" to this weeks challenge at Sugar Creek Hollow. I am having Spring fever this week and your card just reminds me of that even more. I always love looking at those cards you can tell much time and planning has gone into and yours is certainly tops!!! We welcome you back anytime to play our challenge at SCH. Blessings to you my friend....Tracy, SCH Owner.

Teresa said...

Hi Iulia, Congratulations on your GDT - and very well deserved! OMG! your card is wonderful, I keep seeing something different everytime I look at it! It's perfect. Hugs, Teresa xx

LouDotMac said...

WOW!! This is just simply stunning!! I LOVE the layout. You have coloured Tilda perfectly, the colours you have used are awesome, and that fence? Just gorgeous!! I love the scence you have set with this card! Really well done!

Thanks for joining us over at Pear Tree Designs in our 'Ribbon' challenge - good luck.

Lou Mac. xo

Susie said...

Wow what a stunning card, love the scene you've created for Tilda, and love the colour combo. Thanks for joining us at Pear Tree Designs this week and good luck xx

Tinchen said...

Eine wunderschöne Karte,zauberhafte Farben und das in Szene gesetzte Thema genial.

LG Tinchen

Vivi Casale said...

wow, that is a stunning card!
Thanks for joining us at House of Gilli!

ps.: stop by on my blog to enter the blog candy, as you are joining the challenge, if you follow the rules you can have 2 chances to win 2 Gilli stamps!

Danielle said...

OMG! Iula, FABULOUS, MAGNIFIQUE. I missed this post, how could I?
Not only did you crate a totally adorable scene for Tilda, the inside of your card, is jaw-breaking beautiful. Ijust love the inside paper with all the little butterflies, your coloring is magnificient. Congrats for your DT, you totally deserve it!
Hugs. Danielle.

Yone said...

Gorgeous card and coloring ! Tks for joining us at the House of GILLI Challenge this week. Hugs,Yone

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