Friday, 5 August 2011

Just Magnolia GDT

Hi dear friends!
I'm so happy I can eventually share with you a Magnolia card! I think it's been months now since I last made one although I'm completely in love with the Butterfly Dreams and Sweet Rainbow collections- who isn't - and despite all the controversy I think this new The Winner Takes It All set is absolutely adorable. I just wish I had time to make It's been a topsy-turvy vacation for me so far with little if none crafting time but somehow I managed to fulfill my DT tasks and even accept a new thrilling GDT spot. Well, I simply couldn't say no when my superhero Bev asked me to be guest designer for August at Just Magnolia. You know I love my Maggies and it's an absolute honor to be part of such a talented group of ladies. 
Here's my card:

I used three Magnolia stamps to put together my little scene; two of them being inked for the first time; I just enjoyed coloring them up and assembling this card. I love bright cheerful colors and  this rainbow themed card was the perfect opportunity for me to add as much color as I liked. Maybe I went a bit overboard but well, when don't I...hehe? 
The rainbow card template and the sentiments are a challenge win from The Cutting Cafe. I thought it was a good occasion for me to use them. Thanks Regina!

Template and sentiments: The Cutting Cafe
Coloring medium: Copics and Promarkers
DP: Prima- Madeleine
Dies:Magnolia butterfly and Martha Stewart Monarch butterfly punch
Embellishments: Wild Orchid Crafts flowers, lace, rhinestones and pearls
Misc: acetate, glitter, stickles

I would like to welcome all my new followers and to thank everybody from the heart for your continual support although I haven't been much of a constant friend lately. Still, I will do my best to come and visit you back really really soon.
Before you leave, please take a moment to admire the gorgeous creations the amazing Just Magnolia DT has come up this week too! I'm always in awe of their beautiful work!
Hugs to you all and have a happy shiny week-end!


Jolanda said...

Hi Iulia,

This creation is so pretty and colorful! I love it!

best regards from the Netherlands

Dodici said...

Your card is fantastic as always!

Christa said...

owww WOW absoluut stunnig, love your card so much lovely bright colors, its make me so happy ;)
hugs Christa

chrissy o said...

stunning card
love it
chrissy o

Marianne said...

Oh Iulia, this is so cheerful and it makes me happy. Love all this bright colors on the card. And congratulations with your gastdesignership for a month. So we will see more Magnolia cards, I'm looking forward to it.
Hugs Marianne

Martinas Welt said...

Oh Iulia, your card is breath-taking! Such a cute idea and your colouring is out of words!!

Paula said...

Stunning!! This card is absolutely fabulous!! Perfectly put together and colored, really LOVE how bright it is. Perfect:)

Rebekah said...

Iulia this is just gorgeous I love the colours just stunning work Hugs Rebekah xx

Only By His Grace said...

Hi Iulia!
Your card is so cheerful. I love all the bright happy colors.
I love the way you have designed the card with the lovely big rainbow and Edwin sitting on a cloud. Your coloring is great. I have just got myself some Promarkers and am teaching myself how to use them. Hopefully I will get as good as you.
Hugs Maz

NGCARDS said...

Wow this is a wonderful creation! xxx

Pat said...

Oh Iulia...I was so tickled to see that you were a GD at Just Magnolia! Made me smile all over my face!! I love the bright colors...and, no, I do NOT think you went over the top!! This card is just perfect!! Love, love, love it, sweetie!! Big hugs...Pat

Karen's Fun Blog said...

Such a pretty and vibrant card! : )

Kelly Neis said...

Very bright and stunning, your coloring is so rich and perfect. I really enjoy looking at all the fun stuff on your card.

Dr Sonia S V said...

Such a gorgeous creation
Cheers from Bangalore ,India
Dr Sonia S V

Sandy said...

Hey lulia!!! What a happy and bright card. Congratulations on your new honor -- you are super talented as well! Your sentiment is so good and so true. Sometimes good friends are hard to find. I don't think your card could get any better - perfect design work, perfect choice of colors and perfect sentiment. You're good!!!

Louise said...

Beautiful card, colours are so rich and vibrant

Rene said...

First, I'm so HAPPY to see you back! It's been too long!
Second, CONGRATS on your GDT! Wow! That is awesome (and so well deserved!).
Third, this is GORGEOUS! So wonderfully bright and cheerful and colored just magnificently!
Rene ;D

Christina C. said...

OMG, girl, you are coming up with the most phenomenal designs and this one is no exception!!! Absolutely brilliant!!!! What an exceptional scene you created with Tilda and Edwin and the sentiment is perfect!

Card Crazy said...

What an absolutely gorgeous card! The scene is just perfect and the 'bling' heart in the cloud is the perfect touch!
Sue S.

Catherine said...

What a gorgeous card Iulia ! I love the bright colours and the layout is fantastic ! Great colouring too ! Hugs x

Monique said...

What a wonderfull card !!

Hugs Monique

Cami said...

Welcome back, Iulia! Missed you and your wonderful creations. Love this bright and cheery card and the sentiment is lovely! I love how you created this scene, and hope you'll be posting on a regular basis again!
Hugs, Cami

coops said...

wow, this is amazing iulia :D

xx coops xx

Anonymous said...

Very Pretty! Love the bright colours. Just beautiful
Hugs Julie P

Lisette Morris said...

My mouth is still hanging open! This is amazing!

Rhonda Miller said...

Wow, this is amazing. I love all the bright colors and that sentiment is great. Wow. TFS.

Jean said...

I adore this card, so bright and so sweet.. love your sentiment and the layout is stunning... A great job done..
Hugs, Jean

charlene said...

Adorable card love the sentiment..and congrats on the GDT position well deserved,

Linda said...

Wow what a gorgeous card!!!! And of course the coloring is fabulous!!!!! Great job!!!!!

Denise said...

OMGoodness! Your cards are so beautiful and vibrant! Thanks for sharing them.

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie this is fabulous, love the image and your work is just stunning as always, big hugs love pops x x x

D K Crafts said...

This is really gorgeous. Love the bright colours, beautiful scene and great images. Donna

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