February 13, 2011

Magnolia Down Under Challenge # 83

Hello Magnolia Fans!!

Today is Sunday - so time for a new challenge at Magnolia Down Under!!  This week we have an awesome sketch for you to follow - it was created by Kristy!!  So I hope you will jump on over to Magnolia Down Under and check out all the details..

So here is my card, following Kirsty's Sketch!!  I have gone for a bit of a nautical theme seen so the sketch does have a boat on it!!  I have pretty much followed the sketch, but I have added in a tag and brought forward the lace and ribbon which was meant to go behind!!

Challenges I would love to Enter:

Craft Us Crazy - Anything Goes
Copic Creations - Cool (I have a little bit of red too, hope that's ok)
Magnolia Stamp Lovers - Glitter (on Tilda's wings)
Make it Colourful - Add some Depth (hope my blue overalls and Green Scarfe are ok)
Southern Girls Challenge - Blue and Choc (My choc is on my tag and Tilda is sitting on a slightly choc fence)
Fab n Funky - Add Texture (my shell and my Mesh fabric)

Stamps: Magnolia Bon Voyage Collection - Sentiment, Summer & Sea Collection 2008 - Barefoot Tilda, Lazy Summer Days Collection 2009 - Life Buoy
Paper: October Afternoon - Seaside, Kraft card
Embellishments: Mesh, Ribbon, Lace, Kaisercraft Pearl Brads, Shell, Stickles, Star fish charm, String, Staples, White Gel Pen.
Colour: Copics and Stamped with Momento - Tuxedo Black



  1. That's simply stunning!!!

  2. Hi Karen,

    I love your Nautical take on the sketch! The embellishments you've chosen are just perfect :)

    Have a great day,
    Sharon x

  3. So deliciously cute. So much detail coloured to perfection,
    Luv CHRISSYxx

  4. Adorable Card! Love the coloring and color combo.

    Thanks for joining us at Craft Us Crazy and hope to see you joining us again!

  5. I love the scene you've created Karen, that DP is just perfect! ♥

  6. WOW sers Karen - this is TOTALLY awesome!!! Love the fact that you went with the nautical theme - and boy did you make it WORK! GORGEOUS!

  7. Awesome card!!! Love it! Your cut out work is fantastic and the colours are fabulous! Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls Challenge :)

  8. You did great Karen. You have certainly achieve depth in your image and the blending on the overalls from dark to light is perfect. I am just in love with the whole theme of your card. It's stunning and all the elements come together so perfectly. Thanks for joining us at Make it Colourful this week. hugs xxoo

  9. Wow, amazing card. I love the scene you've created, all of the textures, and the wonderful embellishments.

  10. Oooh this is really GORGEOUS Karen!! Love the colours... LOVE all the details!

  11. What a great card! All the lovely and especial details! I love it! Hugs Nina

  12. ohhh Karen
    i can just smell the summer from your card. Very pretty!

  13. Hi Wow the detail is just super envy how you have put it all together !! Great stamp too and she stands out !! Kitty :)

  14. Thanks for taken me down to the beach today with this warm cute card....

  15. WOW Karen I love this. Love how youve used all your stamps its just so fab.
    Love Debbie xxx

  16. Wow this is absolutely stunning! All the details are absolutely fabulous and I love the shell...what a great idea. You've got yourself a new follower! Thanks for joining us this week at Fab 'n' Funky...hugs Shelly x

  17. Oh goodness this is cute! Great coloring on that adorable Tilda. Thanks for joining our Copic Creations challenge.

  18. Hi Karen I love the way you have used the sketch the card looks amazing and I love the colours you have chosen love Linda

  19. Lovely project. I so wish warmer weather was here. Thanks for joining us in our first challenge at Craft Us Crazy

  20. This is fantastic Karen. I love your attention to detail. Gorgeous work. Hugs xo

  21. What an amazing card Karen! Thankyou for sharing it with us at Southern Girls challenge Have a great weekend,Julie.x

  22. Ooh - I really really like this one - it's fab!


  23. Wow!! I love your card! Thanks for sharing your talent at Southern Girls for our Blue and Chocolate challenge.
    Alicia xx


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