Sunday, 22 March 2015

Tilda With Apple Wreath And A New Challenge At Simply Magnolia

Good morning, crafty blogger's.
I hope you are well?
Thank you so very much for the beautiful comments that I received last weekend for my Guest DT card at The Ribbon Girl 
I'm here to share my DT card for our new challenge that starts today at Simply Magnolia
Our challenge theme for the next 2 weeks is...............
Embossing (Wet or Dry)
Instead of a sponsor for this fortnight, the prize will be a Guest DT spot for Simply Magnolia!

I have made another Christmas card. This time I have used Tilda With Apple Wreath from the Waiting For Christmas 2014 Collection.
The image is stamped with memento rich cocoa ink onto Neenah cardstock and cut out using a CartUs circle die and matted onto a Cheery Lynn french pastry doily.
I have coloured the image with Prismacolor and Polychromos pencils.

For my shaped card I used GoKreate large frame frilly #2 and Maja Design A Gift For You papers.
Other dies used are Marianne Design Anja's Vintage decoration, Ivy circle and Christmas tree 1. 
I embossed the Vintage decoration and Ivy circle through my EBosser.
Sizzix on the edge snow flurries which I have covered with lots of Snow - Tex. Joy Crafts Billes flourishes and Vintage leaf 4. Doohickey lovely fence .Holly leaves with swirl from Doohickey club Vol 2. I have inked all of the die cuts with Tim Holtz aged mahogany distress ink
The pretty orchid 50mm antique white vintage style lace along the bottom of the card is from
 The Ribbon Girl It's in their SALE at present.
The wooden JOY sentiment is from Hobby Craft. I have painted it with white Gesso.

The flower arrangement consisits of a 30mm light Ivory rose, 25mm dark red curly rose and 15mm dark red rose from Wild Orchid Crafts The burgundy beaded berries are from 
Live & Love Crafts and the pine cone, Kort & Godt white chrysanthemums, 20mm open Ivory rose, red apple and white hat pins are all from The Ribbon Girl
I covered the entire arrangement with Snow - Tex.
I have used Frantage shabby white embossing enamel on the Christmas tree. The bark star and jingle bells tied to the fence are from Live & Love Crafts

A close look at Tilda With Apple Wreath.
I surrounded the image with Frantage shabby white embossing enamel and dotted Tilda's cheeks with a Inkssentials opaque white pen.
I used glossy accents on the apples and  adhered a 5mm white pearl to the centre of the bow.

Inside the card is decorated with design paper and a Spellbinders stately circle.

We would love you to come and join with our fortnightly challenge.
My teamies have designed some gorgeous creations. Why not pop on over for a peek?

I am entering my card into the following super challenges;
(Flowers Doily Lace.)

Thank you for stopping by to visit today and big thanks for all the lovely comments.
Crafty hugs
Donna xx


  1. Donna, Donna Donna...lost for words here!! GORGEOUS just isn't really a strong enough many beautiful layers and embellies...WOW!! How about I LOVE it!! Have a wonderful day Donna!!
    Take care,

  2. amazing as usual, love that rich reds

  3. me again :)
    thanks for playing with us at tilda' town

  4. Absolutely gorgeous creation! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Tilda's Town! Good luck,

  5. Simply stunning. Thank you for playing along with us at TILDA'S TOWN this week & the very best of luck. Love Jane x

  6. Hi just love the tree and fence what a fab idea with you just adore the warm colours on her and the florals with the apple :) x

  7. Beautiful Donna! So glad you shared with us at Tilda's Town this week! Thanks for playing!