Friday, 17 August 2012

Magnolia Back to School Card

Hello, ladies! It's challenge day at 
perfect moment for you to get to play with your Maggies and come up with a SCHOOL card/project, whatever suits you most.

Since I don't have a school themed Magnolia stamp, I altered a bit some other stamps I have and added some really lovely digital elements from Elizabeth Dulemba to make them look as  pupils:)


Since the stamps are cut out and then assembled I chose to add an acetate sheet onto protect it and for a neat look, hence the blurry aspect of the whole image. In flesh, it looks beautiful:)
Here's a look on the inside:



The quilled flower basket is one of my older creations, a souvenir from a time when I really had lots of time for myself:). I thought it looks nice on this card.
Here's a close-up:



and a little notebook sheet for some wording: 


Ingredients for my card:
Stamps: Magnolia- Edwin with Butterfly (lol, replaced with the pencil) and Tilda with Flowing Hair,
school bag, clock and book pile from Elizabeth O. Dulemba
Medium: copics/promarkers
DP: Cosmo Cricket- Boyfriend-digital from Jessica Sprague, Echo Park, MME
Embellishments: quilled flowers and flower basket, flower from WOC, pencils from stash, ribbon from local store

This card is for sale in my Etsy shop here.


Some challenges for my card:

Cute Card Thursday - Back to school, Paper Crafting Journey -Anything Goes, Crafting for all Seasons - bright colors, Penny's Paper-Crafty -back to School, Whimsy Inspiration - lots of layers, Going Grey With Scrap-Creations -Kids Theme, Sassy Cheryl's -Favourite Colour Combo (red, yellow, blue), Use It Tuesdays -All About School ColourQ - COLOUR CHALLENGE*  - #150, Daisy Doodles Creative Challenge - Back to School The Pink Elephant - Back to School 

This is what I wanted to show you today, hope you like my school themed project. Can't wait to see what you will come up with too!
Till next time,sending big hugs to ya all!

39 comments:

Marie said...

Fantastic card!
Love n hugs
Marie

Sharon said...

This is absolutely fabulous. Love the design, those stamps and the primary colours. Gorgeous work! hugs Sharon

Kylie said...

Fantastic work !! such a great idea to 'morph' the images. I love the result.
Hugs x

Ankie vd Polder said...

This is so gorgeous and nicely bright coloured. Wish somebody would send me a card like this :-) Hugs, Ankie

Sharon said...

Wow such a gorgeous card. Love the bright colours and the pencils are so cute.
Hugs Sharon. x

yvon said...

Finally, i had real trubble getting any comment on your blog but it seems to work right now.
You made some pretty cards lately, well, they are always pretty. This one is no exeption. Gorgeous papers and love the image.
Wishing you a super weekend.
Hugs, Yvon

Fabiola said...

vraiment mais elle est super mignonne et tout ces jolis détails, super, biz

Vicky said...

Thank you for joining us at Paper Crafting Journey with your lovely card. Your colouring is gorgeous and I love that sweet image

hugs Vicky xxx

Christina C. said...

Your back-to-school card couldn't be more perfect! Love all the fabulous details and the magnificently colored images. Absolutely AMAZING!!

Tracey McNeely said...

Lulia what a fantasticly designed card. Thank you so much for joining us at this week at the colourQ!

Grenouille Greetings said...

Ta daaaaa! I'm in! Well done Iulia for sorting out your blog issues! And I'm just in time to comment on this absolutely beautiful card! Superb colouring of Tilda and Edwin. Super alpha numeric little details. Love your notepad edges and little pencil set and the clock too. As for the inside. WOW! what a fabulous basket! I'm so pleased I could come by and leave you a comment! Hugs, Lesley

Sylvia said...

Beautiful school card, Julia, lovely coloring as well! Thanks for joining in the fun this week at the colourQ.

Deanna Jean said...

Lulia, this is amazing. I love all the little details, and your coloring is great. Thanks for joining us at the ColourQ this week.

Melanie said...

Your card is absolutely fantastic!!!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Back to School" challenge & good luck in the draw…
Hope to see you again in our new challenge next Wednesday.

Melanie
(DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)

Dobra said...

Very very wonderful work
Beautifully painted stamp
Your work is very stunning

Mojca said...

What a gorgeous card Julia! You really impress me every time. Hugs! Mojca

Stephanie U said...

Love how you modified the stamps to work for back to school. Thanks for playing along with Use It Tuesday!

Carole Pillon said...

Fantastic card !
Greay coloring !

Shari Nelson said...

Great card, love the coloring! Saw this on Penny's PC blog.

Danni said...

Fabulous creation! So many extra details that just make it stunning!Thank you for playing along with The Pink Elephant Challenge!

Imke said...

Absolutely stunning ! Your coloring is amazing and all the little details - just great !

Sassy Cheryl said...

WOW!!!!!!! Absolutely stunning. . .inside and out. It's GORGEOUS!
Thanks for playing in the FAVORITE COLOR COMBO challenge this week at Sassy Cheryl's.

Ivonne said...

OMG!! This is just stunning!! I love the way you altered the stamps to add the school elements. Your coloring is amazing! Love the bright colors, the papers and all the embellishments you have added. I just cannot stop looking at it, so many gorgoeus details. LOVE it!! Hugs, Ivonne

PS. Where did you get the school bag image? I couldn't find it in Elizabeth's site.

Frances said...

Beautiful card, Love the colors, design and that wonderful quilling is to die for! hugs, Frances.

Diane J said...

Your card is absolutely stunning... I love the way Edwin and Tilda look like school children... and your quilling is gorgeous... a truly beautiful card. Thanks for sharing it with us at Pennys Paper-Crafty 'Back to School' Challenge. Good luck in the draw and looking forward to seeing more of your lovely cards in our future challenges.

Diane x
Pennys DT

mags said...

A beautiful project which really captures the Back to School feel. So much detail. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's and good luck.
Mags
x

Ellie said...

This is gorgeous Iulia. The colors are so amazing!!

Heather B said...

Wow. The detail on this is incredible. Love the coloring and the quilling...and those cute pencils on the front. Thanks for playing with us at Use It Tuesday!!

Pysselbus said...

Absolutely stunning!!! Love the quilling on the inside... And the coloring is fantabulous!!

Hugs
Linda

Deb said...

supercute card, love the little pencils!

Many thanks for joining in the
♥Cute Card Thursday Challenge♥
this week! Debxx

Mau xx said...

Hi lulia, been having a peek back at your last cards and they are amazing! I love this your colouring is always perfection and love your papers, and the pencils are brilliant.
So glad I can get back on your blog, I have missed it dreadfully.
Hugs Mau xx

Cathy Clouston said...

So cute, the pencils are a great addition! Thanks for joining us at Use it Tuesday! :)

Vic Lau said...

Wow! This card is amazing especially with all the quilled flowers! I also like the touch from the pencils :) Thanks for joining us at Use It Tuesday!

Debbie said...

Beautiful card for the return to school

Back to school for me too :( Oh well I guess all good things must come to an end..

Hugs
Debbie

Elizabeth said...

This card is just Fabulous!!! Gorgeous coloring and wonderful details. Love it, Iulia!!! Hugs, Elizabeth xx

Pinkies Sparkly Creations said...

lovely card thanks for joining us at daisy doodles and good luck emma xx

sorry for the late reply x

Franz♥ said...

What a fab work Iulia! Love bright colours and the way you altered the images with digis, great idea!

Hugs from Italy, Franz.

Digi Darla said...

fantastic job! Love your colour combinations... Great job!

Best regards
Kim (a.k.a Digidarla)

Marissa Isabel said...

Fantastic Back to School Card!! Beautiful coloring and the design... Adorable!!!
Thanks for sharing your project at Paper Crafting Journey!
Blessings
marissa Isabel

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