Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Hello There! Magnolia-Licious DT

Good morning! Hope you all had a great weekend. I had a super busy weekend. Story of my life lately.  My husband and I have been car hunting. I have a list a mile long and I wanted to test drive my favorites to get that list narrowed down. I came home more confused then when I left. Still do not know what I want!!!  I loved the BMW328i but it's not the most practical family car. The back seat was a bit small for the whole clan. So I am going to look some more next week. I was really hoping that I would get into a car and just know...that was the one! When I got my SUV, thats how it was. I knew I wanted it and when I drove it I LOVED it. But I am tired of driving my gas guzzling large vehicle. But when you are use to all that room it's so hard to downsize, ya know!!

Anyways.....Memorial Day is coming up this weekend here in the states. Any plans? BBQ's?  My and my family will be enjoying the weekend together with lots of sun, swimming and fun! I can't wait. It will probably be a quiet week for me in blogland. Good chance I will only have about 1 post in the next week or so!!

Today I have for you a sweet little "Hello" card using Hello Butterfly Tilda from the Butterfly Collection. We have an inspiration challenge at Magnolia-licious this week. The photo was chosen by the talented Norma this week. When I saw the inspiration I wasn't sure what I was going to do. I LOVE the colors in it so I ended up going with that.

You can purchase Hello Butterfly and the Summer Background at Magnolia-licious!!!  I colored them both with Copic markers. The papers are from K&Company and MME. The sentiment is CTMH.  I added some stickles to the flowers and the butterflys.

Be sure to stop by the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog to see the inspirations cards from the other DT. They are amazing! Also, please play along with us. We do a random draw for a $25.00 gift certicate to the Magnolia-licious store!


Spoonful of Sugar - Things w/Wings
Tip Top Tuesday - Use 2 or more stamps
Just Magnolia - Sketch
Make it Monday  - Anything Goes



cabio's craft corner said...

Super sweet card Tracy. Love the cheerful background and the sweet colored Tilda :o)

Dena said...

Tracy, this is sooo very beautiful! You did a great job with the inspiration photo, the colors look amazing! Such awesome coloring too!
Hugs, Dena

Lisette Morris said...

Gorgeous Tracy!! I really like how it all came together! Glad to see you found some paper you liked!

Frea said...

Hi Tracy, wow his is such a great card. Love the combination of DP and the image is fab. Hugs, Frea

Candy said...

I love your card. So many layers of papers!
Beautifully coloured!! Perfect stitching.
Great background you choose to go with Butterfly Tilda :o)
The colours are wonderful together. It is so feminine.
I do wonder where you girls are getting the long clusters? you add to your flowers - yours are white. I noticed Norma used purple ones. They really add to the arrangements.
Hugs, Candy

Faye said...

Oh Tracy, what a beautiful, beautiful card and fabby colour combo. Luuurverly. xxx

Marie Gamber said...

Very cute Tracy. Love your coloring.

Norma said...

Tracy, your card is stunningly beautiful. Love this Tilda image and coloured in your usual fabulous style. Love the scene you've created.
Good luck with your car hunting.

Peggie said...

Sweet card. Love the trim. Great use of color.

Karen's Fun Blog said...

This is gorgeous! I love it! : )

Iulia said...

Gorgeous card, Tracy! Love the beautiful scene and the gorgeous reflexes in Tilda's hair! Great work!
Hugs, Iulia

Anonymous said...

Tracy, this card is so stunning hun!! LOVE your fabulous details and your flowers...and your colors!! All gorgeous!! :)

Pen to Paper said...

Oh Tracy she is adorable!!! You are so talented I swear!!



Meesh said...

I just love this! The colors are great and your layout is nice as well. I love the embellishments and the stitiching really adds a nice touch!

Wendy Ramlakhan said...

Oh this is GORGEOUS!! Love the color scheme and your coloring is awesome...as always! :) Love the scene you created for Tilda too.

Good luck with the car hunt...never fun when you aren't sure what you want.

Have a great Memorial Day weekend!! Can't wait to get together soon!! :)

Christina C. said...

Love this gorgeous scene you created, Tracy!!!! Beautiful!!!!

Elaine Stark said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

Rene said...

Oh Tracy this is BEAUTIFUL!!!!! Love it!
Rene :D

debby4000 said...

Beautiful, gorgeous card and love the sweet Tilda.

syllie said...

Wow, i love those colors. Yellow and purple, a beautiful combination. And your card is awesome also is your Tilda and background.

Scrubbybubbles(sue) said...

Hi tracy! What a sweet card!! and your coloring is beautiful!

Shirley-anne said...

Hello Tracy .Wow you gleaned much from the photo . Stunning creation from you . Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday .

Anonymous said...

Thanks for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday
this week, Great card, great take on our challenge of 2 or more stamps, Love all the flowers, hope to see you next time to! and don't forget you still have time to enter our candy & or DT call HERE Samantha :)

Danielle said...

Tracy, beautiful scene you created there. Love this cute Tilda very much. Wonderful work..

Cordine said...

It's absolutely gorgeous!

Pat said...

Hi Tracy...car shopping...ugh!! Crafting and making gorgeous cards likt this...YAY!! This card is stunning! I swear...your designwork can't be beat! And your coloring is stunnnnnnnning!! Have a great holiday weekend...I'm trying to catch up with comments! Hugs. Pat

Sarahshandmadecardsx said...

Gorgeous card Tracy - love your flowers and the colours you have used. Sarahxx

Anniebee said...

Hi, Tracy! Love this card! Looks like you're busy lately too! Finally recovered from your vacation, I hope. I'm just dropping by to tell you that I just posted my first card using one of the Tildas you sent me! You'll probably giggle when you read the post. It's funny that the image I used has a butterfly too... and it's purple! GMTA! I swear I had not seen your card when I made mine. I wanted to let you know because I included a link to your blog in my post. Thanks again... so very much! I have had a blast coloring all the cute Tildas and now I need to buy some ink refills!



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