Sunday, 4 October 2015

Celebration Tilda And A new Challenge At Simply Magnolia

Hello, lovely blogger friends.
I hope you are well.
Our new fortnightly challenge begins today at Simply Magnolia and this time around our challenge theme is SPARKLE
Instead of a sponsor this fortnight, the prize will be a Guest DT spot  for Simply Magnolia!

I have made another commissioned card. It's an Anniversary card for a couple celebrating their 1st year of marriage.

I used Celebration Tilda from the 4th Graduation 2015 Collection.
The image is stamped with Memento rich cocoa ink onto Neenah cardstock and cut out using a Spellbinders opulent oval.
I have coloured the image with Prismacolor & Polychromos pencils.

For my shaped card I used GoKreate large frame frilly #2 and Maja Design Coffee In The Arbour papers from LLC
Other dies used are La La Land heart doily border, Cheery Lynn French pastry doily, Spellbinders lace hearts, Magnolia Doohickey jungle leaves and Joy Crafts banner.
I computer generated the sentiment in MS word.
I have inked the die cuts with Tim Holtz frayed burlap distress ink.
Here are the links to all of the gorgeous embellishments that I used on my card from 
The Ribbon Girl online store
55mm 'Monique' White Guipure Lace  , 10mm Double Row Ivory Pearl TrimCrysanth White Kort & GodtLily Flowers Small White Pk Of 5Ivory 20mm Open Rose WOC1mm Pearlised Stamens Pk Of 144Princess Pin Green5mt Bundle Of Natural Hemp Twine3mm Sugar & Spice s/a Pearl FlatbacksHeart Pins ( Pk Of 10) PinkBronze Colour Vintage Style Small Key

A close look at the flower arrangement.
The 30mm, 25mm and 15mm pink open roses are from WOC.

I have placed a couple of the pink heart pearl pins in the smaller arrangement and underneath I have adhered a couple of shabby bells tied with hemp twine.
The wooden heart is Santoro. I painted it with white Gesso and adhered the Vintage key tied with hemp twine to it.

A close look at Tilda
I have sprinkled Frantage shabby white embossing enamel around the image and adhered a few sugar & spice s/a pearls too.
For Tilda's gloves I used glamour dust and for the wine glass I added glossy accents and white liquid pearls for the bubbles.
I dotted Tilda's cheeks with a white gelly roll pen.

Inside the card is decorated with design paper and a Spellbinders floral oval.

We would love you to come and join in with our fortnightly challenge. If you are looking for some inspiration my teamies have designed some gorgeous creations. Why not pop over for a peek?

I am entering my card into the following super challenge's;

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


  1. OMG this card is fantastic !!!

  2. Tilda is so sweet and beautifully coloured - think I will have to add this to my wish list. As always Donna, your design has so much detail and all perfectly placed.
    Hugs Sharon. x

  3. Hi I just love her and her pink bubbly !! How gorgeous is your heart and key with the roses !! love the pins and you are the master of layering and detailing its another beauty !! always inspired my bloggy friend ;0) xx

  4. Oh Donna, I simply run out of ways to express the beauty in your creations... your eye for design is second to none. Tilda is stunning and every detail throughout this masterpiece is complete perfection. I especially love the little accents like the jingly bells and gorgeous key. :o) Your flower arrangements are always so gorgeous. Thank you for continually inspiring with your crafty gift, my friend. Wishing you a day as lovely as this creation. :o)

    Hugs and blessings,

  5. OMG this is sooooooo totally amazing! Love it very much and such a lot of work! Thank you so much for joining our Time for Magnolia Challenge and good luck! Hope to see you next time again. Warm hugs, Chantal

  6. Wooowww, Donna, this card it´s absolutely stunning!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks for sharing it with us on Craft Heaven Shop Inspirations, and good luck.
    Hope to see you next time again...
    Big Hug, Irene DT