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Monday, June 25, 2012

Tilda's Garden Blooms and Friends

Good evening all. I find it's hard to find time for crafting in the summer, too many outside chores to do... I am sure many of you feel the same way. Tonight I have a scene card to show you, hopefully you are not bored by another scene card from me. I made this card a few weeks ago and thought I will post it when it's closer to the summer or when the school is out.

This gatefold card measures about 6 3/4" (W) x 5 3/4" (H) when it's closed. I used 11 Magnolia stamps for this card. You are invited to visit Tilda's garden and her friends. Rufus the dog and birdie greet you at the gate.

Once you are inside the garden, Edwin, Tilda and her friends are all waiting for you to join in the fun.

The images were colored with Copic markers. I attached a strip of diecut grass in the foreground and added a couple of folds in the strip for a more 3D look.

I cut out some buntings/pennants and hand wrote "Have a sunny day" on the buntings.

I used cardstock from Stampin'Up, DP from Magnolia and Memory Box, dies from Magnolia (dragonflies and grass) and Memory Box (birdcage). I also used Martha Steward's punch to punch out the samll butterflies.

Well, one more thing. Thank you all for your generous comments on my previous posts and hope you enjoy this visit and have a sunny day tomorrow and everyday.


I will enter this card in the following challenges:


mae said...

Love card. This is such a great idea for a card. Thanks for joining us at Tilda's Town Challenges.


Debbie Dolphin said...

Oh wow so really beautiful xxxx
Big hugs
Debbie xxx

sari said...

WOW!!! This is such an amazing card!! Love the colors and your coloring! Great scene and lovely details!Thanks for joining my challenge this week over at Cupcake Craft Challenge! Good Luck! Hugs and sunshine!

SHARY said...

Gorgeus Magnolia summer scene card. Thanks for joining us at CCT.x

brenda said...

Your card is absolutely delightful Katie. The gate fold style really draws the eye into a pretty little village scene.

Thanks so much for sharing your lovely work with us at Allsorts this week.

B x

Tina Makuc said...

I don't know what to say except.. I want this one.. :)))
All the details, all the stamps you used..
Thanks for joining us at Tilda's Town..
I hope we'll be seeing more of you work in the following challenges..
Hugs, Tina

Susan Flynn said...

What a stunning scene you have created on your adorable card! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Delightful Challenges for our Anything Goes Challenge, hugs Susan x

Teresa said...

What a great garden scene, absolutely love it, thank you for joining us at Tilda's Town Katie with your wonderful card.
Teresa xx

Fleur said...

Oh my word, this is absolutely awesome, you have created a fantastic scene. I just had to become a follower ~ your work is amazing
Thank you so much for entering our challenge at ALLSORTS this week, good luck & hope you’ll join us again!

Hugz Fleur xXx

Rene said...

Oh.My.Goodness! What an incredible scene you have created here! Thank you so much for joining us at Tilda's Town this week! Good luck and I hope to see you back Friday!
Rene ;D

Andie's Space said...

Hi Katie,
WOW! This looks stunning. What a fabulous design. I love all the fabulous detail, it's amazing. Thanks for joining us at Divas By Design.
Andie xx

mixamatoasties said...

Wow! Must have taken ages to do that.

Thanks for joining in at Sweet Stampin' this week.

Susan x

Sharon said...

Oh wow, this is an amazing card. I love the design and you used 11 stamps... that's amazing. A wonderful piece of work. Thanks for joining our challenge at Simply Magnolia and good luck with this DT submission, hugs Sharon (SMDT)

Wedgie said...

Wow!! What an amazing card!

Thanks for joining in the fun at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

Lynne Moncrieff said...

Surely they must take you hours to complete, the detail, the colouring of the stamped images but the effect on completion is remarkable, such impact.
Beautiful as always.

Lori said...

Oh my gosh this is just sooo cute, I want to come play! Thanks so much for joining our challenge at Totally Tilda, we're so happy to have you!

Franz♥ said...

Gorgeous job, love your take on our "summer" theme so much!

Thanks for joining us at Deep Ocean this forthnight.

Hugs, Franz.

Jacqui P said...

Oh my goodness! this is just gorgeous! I love the way the scene appears when you open the card! amazing and great bunting Too!
Thankyou so much for joining the fun this time over at totally tilda challenges!
Jacqui P x

Kathleen said...

Wow wow wow, you have done it again Katie! This is just amazing. I love all the stamps you have used, they work so well together. Fabulous attention to detail.
Thanks for joining us at Tildas Town
Kat xx

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie this is really pretty great colours too, thanks for joining us at Just Magnolia Challenge this time huggles Pops x x x

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

That is adorable, thanks for sharing!

Rina said...

Katie, your creations are absolutely marvelous!!! Might you be interested in a low committment DT? Please let me know. and check out the Challenge blog
Super amazing creations,
Rina Fashionista

Janie Printz said...

WOW !!! This is a whole new dimension of CUTENESS !!! Beautifully designed, colored & oh my do I LOVE all the Maggie images you've used ...
Amazing little creation.

Mummy lade said...

what a gorgeous scene!! Thank you so much for joining us at Totally Tilda this time and good luck!

Marja Sch said...

Owow so cute wonderful scene. Hugs Marja

Christina C. said...

OMGgggggggggggg.....this is absolutely breathtaking! What a phenomenal scene you created....spectacular work!!!!

Gretchen Wilson said...

Beautiful card and all the work you put in it.

Bea und Doreen said...

WOW - what can I say - simply stunning. It's so great.
Many thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week

Susie Sugar said...

Totally spectacular Katie you've put so much work into this amazing creation and I love it to bits,so
make sure you come back to the Totally Tilda blog tomorrow to play our next new challenge and to see who won this challenge !!! good luck.
Thank you for your support in playing with us girls @ The Totally Tilda challenge
Hugs Susie Sugar xx

sue w. said...

Hi Katie, this is an absolutely stunning card. You have created the most beautiful scene that must have taken you ages. I love it.
Hugs Sue W.

Hanna said...

WOW, I don't think I've seen anything like your cards before, they're OUTSTANDING. Your style is amazingly beautiful, your creations just blew me away. It's the first time I visit your blog, and I have to say I'm totally in love. Your cards are out of this world.

I look forward to follow your amazing blog, Katie! :)
thanks for sharing your masterpieces