Sunday, January 9, 2011

Valentine You're Sweet - Magnolia

**2nd post today. Lili of the Valley post for Sentimental Sundays and Paper Sundaes is below this one!!**

It's Sunday night and tomorrow is back to work : - ((  So sad. I just want to stay home and play!! My office is inside a building with no windows and it's lonely! ;-((  The past 2 days I have had the windows open, blinds's been absolutely perfect, gorgeous weather. Bright Blue skies, 68-72 degrees...this weekend are the Florida Winters I LOVE! But, it makes me sad to have to go to work and not be able to enjoy it!

Today I did a little crafting.  I inked up this supppppppper CUTE Tilda sitting on a chocolate box. Not sure why I choose her, but she just looks like she is giving Dreamy eyes to her Man! I <3 her! Also, I haven't made an easel card in sometime and I love how it came out.

So I haven't had my sewing machine out lately but thought I would bring it back out today. I had some issues...actually I had lots of issues. I bought some thicker thread, but didn't have a spare bobbin. Figured, it would be fine to just use up what was left of the other one. Well, apparently, it's not so fine. It didn't sew like usually, but I got it done and I will be able to change the bobbin out soon and correct my problem! You don't want to see what the back of the paper looked like!!

I picked up these papers from my new LSS - A Scrapbook and More. They are from Bo Bunny. I also snagged the stickpins from her, they are from Little Yellow Bicycle. About those stickpins. I know that you aren't suppose to keep those little backings on them, but I did. I added some liquid glass to them so they would stay. I didn't want anybody getting poked. Or maybe you are suppose to use them, I don't know what way the "correct" way is...but I like my way just fine. I used a spellbinders for the sentiment. The sentiment was from the dollar bin at JoAnns....sweet huh! I picked up the Magnolias from Diana's Magnolia-Licous Shop!

I am so bad about entering challenges. But I actually am entering a few. I got unlazy today, briefly, and went through a few to see what this weeks challenges were.


Creative Cowgirls - Something New (my Tilda is new!)
Lets Ink it Up - Anything Goes
One stitch at a Time - Love and Valentines
Craft your Days Away - Anything Goes
Wags n' Whiskers - Valentines.
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
7 Kids - Hot or cold


Chrissy said...

WOW!! This is gorgeous. Your coloring is amazing. I hav'nt done an easal card before, must try soon. Really gorgeous card.

Leslie Avila said...

Wow, super duper sweet valentines day card. Love this image and you've colored her perfectly.
Blessings from Georgetown,

Karen's Fun Blog said...

Another gorgeous card....I love it!! : )

Sharon Caudle said...

super cute card, Tracy! Love her sitting on the box of chocolates and your coloring is beautiful! Love the pink polka dotted paper!!
hugs, Sharon

Candy said...

Most beautiful Tracy!
Great design and papers :o)
Tilda and that box are coloured awesomely!!!
Terrific card.
Hugs, Candy

Cricket said...

Very cute card. Your coloring is gorgeous!

Madge H. said...

What a sweet card - lots of layering and colors makes it super special. Join us at One Crazy Stamper for a "love" challenge to win a $25 g/c.
~ rubber hugz, inky wishes ~

jamiegee said...

Tracy, this is absolutely adorable! Your choice of Maggie stamps and that wonderful paper is great! Wow!


Stamping Seasons said...

Wow your colouring blows me away! Stunning

Jayne said...

Beautiful card Tracy, love the image, DP's and beautiful colouring. Great job! Thanks for joining us at OSAAT.

Card Crazy said...

Your card is delightful. Love the stick pins and the perky bow. Everything says Valentine love, TFS
Sue S.

Love crafts forever said...

OMG! Your card are gorgeous. Thanks for playing at OSAAT.
Hugs Nataliya

martina's kaartjes said...

lovely, great card ! great coloring,and colorcombo !
have a nice day,
greetings, martina


You are right, it is a cute! I love the colors, beeuutiful!

cabio's craft corner said...

Gorgeous easel card Tracy. What a beautiful color combo. You did a lovely job on this sweet Tilda. Thanks so much for sharing :o)

angel4031 said...

WOW Gorgeous x

Harma said...

She is so adorable sitting on that yummy chocolate box
The colors are great.
Hugs harma

Claire said...

Gorgeous card, I love the colours you've used, really stunning! Thanks for joining us at LIIU and good luck :-)
Claire xx

wljp65 said...

She is really Sweet!! Love her sitting on the box of chocolates!

Wendy - daffygal

Angela said...

Gorgeous card Tracy! These papers work beautifully together and I love the little scene you created! Your coloring is lovely as always! Have a great day! hugs, Angela

Christina C. said...

Tracy, your card is your coloring and your details are fabulous!!!!

*Vicki* said...

Oh wow!! Tracy, this is just GORGEOUS!! I love the yummy image and your coloring makes it come to life!! :) TFS! HUGS

Barb Hardeman said...

Fabby card Tracy! Love the chocolate brown and the pink and then you added red and it's just perfect!!!! Super coloring!

Regina said...

Tracy!!! Your card is amazing. Love the papers, the colors, everything!!!:)))) You did a wonderful job!
Have a great week!!

Rene said...

Yes, definitely a cutie! Gorgeous card!
Rene :D

Sandy said...

Miss Tracy You are on a roll - yum - there is nothing like the color of chocolate! Pretty Valentine and SWEET too!
Sandy Dehon

Cordine said...

Wowie, she's stunning!

Stempeltiger said...

Such an AMAZING card Tracy!
You've colored the sweet image beautifully.
Hugs from Germany

Anne said...

Love it, thanks so much for sharing with us at OSAAT. Hugs, Anne

Julie said...

This is just adorable! Thank you for joining us at 7 Kids College Fund Challenge!


megline said...

Beautiful card,
Hugs, Line

Dena said...

Tracy! I LOVE IT! How adorable!
Hugs, Dena

SuzanneK said...

Wow simply stunning, your colour is just wonderful. Thanks for sharing with us at LIIU, Suzanne x

Marianne said...

Such a perfect card! The colors are vibrant and fit so well together! Great easel card! Let me want to grab some chocolates right away!;_)
Thanks for playing along at creative cowgirls challenge!


Wow - this is stunning. Love the easel design and the beautiful colouring. A perfect card for Valentine's Day!
Thank you for joining in the fun this week at OSAAT. Hugs, Sylvia xx

Joanna K said...

That's a STUNNING card, hun! Love it! Great to see you popping over to LIIU ;) Hugs, Joanna x

Kelly Neis said...

stunning and gorgeous. I love how you colored her and the DP paper coordinates nicely

Wendy Ramlakhan said...

STUNNING!!! Your coloring is so yummy!!! The shading on that bow is A-MAZING!!! I haven't done an easel card in forever or used my sewing machine. Think I'm gonna have to do something about that now after drooling over your gorgeous card!!! :)

Pat Garvin said...

Fantastic card. Thanks for playing with Lets Ink It Up.

Chris said...

Absolutely adorable! I love everything about it! Iit is just such a sweet card! Love it!

Chris Christensen

A.J. said...

This is a really beautiful card!
Thanks for joining in with our challenge this time over at OSAAT.

Crafty Creations by AJ

Poppet said...

Great card Tracy, love the colours and your Tilda looks fantastic, I think she's saying 'mine, all mine'.

Thank you for sharing your wonderful card with us at Creative Cowgirls Challenge. :-) xx

RubyM:) said...

HEY SWEETS!! DID I REALLY MISSED ALL THESE POSTINGS!!!! lol! I was here last night cuz you were making so much noise you woke me up baaahaaa!

I thought what is this girl up to at late hours lol!! I was watching Avatar when i saw your posting come in lol!!! I was too tired to comment but i'm here now lol!
I was actually cracking up.I was thinking maybe you had too mcuh coffee and now wanted to go to the clubs lol!!! :)


Oh dear your choclate/pink cards is jaw dropping gorgeous. You should come out to Chicago and give me some pointers((grinning))
Great detail and always so clean.As far as sewing i know whatcha mean lol!!! NEWBIE HERE IN THAT DEPARTMENT!! but i'm determined to learn and sew in my sleep lol!

Well i have to go and figured out what to cook.Any recipes you could recommend?? I'm home alone with the baby so i guess i will only do a small portion.Well enjoy the weekend,RubYM:)

Mel X said...

Wow, this is one stunning card. The papers and colourworks are just scrummy.

Thanks for joining us this time at Craft Your Days Away. Good luck.

Mel X

~Michelle~ said...

Thank you for playing the One Crazy Stamper Challenge...your card is gorgeous!

Lisa said...

Great submission! Thanks so much for joining us over at One Crazy Stamper!

Jacilynn said...

what a great card! your coloring is amazing!
super cute.
Thanks so much for joining in on One Crazy Stampers "LOVE" challenge. Hope to see you next month for our "PINK" challenge.
btw, I didn't see OCS linked up in your post? :)

Tammy (LaDiva) said...

Beautiful card :))))) Thanks for joining us at By The Cute & Girly this month!



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