Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Magnolia One Smile Can Warm the World


Good Morning! I hope your week has been fabulous thus far.

Funny story. You may not know this but my husband Sean and I are wicked pranksters. We've been tormenting our neighbors for years. I could get into some side splitting funny story's but I thought I'd share our latest. Our neighbor has a statue of an adorable squirrel. So our plan is to steal it for a year. Yup that's right a year. We are going to take it to as many places as we can and take pictures of it. At the beach, riding a horse, camping and so forth. We'll send the pics to our neighbors with a greetings message like "having a great time at the beach", "look mom my first ride on a horse" or "miss you but camping has been a real treat". Heehee they will NEVER know it's us. Shhh don't tell.

So anyway I created my card using one of Magnolia's newest stamps. She is so darn adorable, I just love her. I used my Distress Inks to color her in. Flowers by Prima. Sentiment is from Spellbinders. I have a couple of handmade stick pins and some metal embellishments from my stash. The purple swirl is by Recollections. Notice the cute little glass bottle with the glass beads, isn't it cute?

Thanks so much for stopping by!
Have a Sparkling Day! Hugs Bonnie

I am submitting my card into the following challenges
Magnolia Down Under 102 stitching and swirls(winner)
Creative Inspiration 62 stitching(winner


Eulanda said...

OMG BONNIE! You guys are HILARIOUS!! Too bad you couldn't send it to Canada so I could take it place and get pictures for you!! How funny would that be?!!

OK your card is absolutely GORGEOUS!! You're not in my commenting roster for MDUC but I just HAD to thank you for entering this week. I LUV the purples and have really been feeling the need to do purple so am just drooling over this! Your coloring is gorgeous and I like where you have the sentiment placed between the beautiful bling! WOZERS!! Hope to see you join us again!! Hugs!

MaxineD said...

love your sense of humour Bonnie - pity you and squirrel can't come to New Zealand!!
Your card is fabulous - bet you couldn't post it though with all those embellies on it :-)!!

Elise said...

HI Bons! LOL you and Sean crack me up!!! That's hilarious! Sheesh, I wish I was the squirrel .. lol .. I could go traveling all over with you guys! haha!

Well, your creation is simply GOR-GEOUS!!! From the colouring which you are totally ROCKING! To that butterfly which I am guessing you actually made YOURSELF! hehe! And I love that curly ribbon .. ahhhh .. so shabby! Loving everything about this! BEAUTIFUL, STUNNING, FABULOUS!!!!


Chrissy said...

Bonnie, this is just beautiful, really gorgeous, love the colours and such a cute wee bottle.The flowers look gorgeous.

Becky said...

Beautiful card Bonnie. Love the purples and all those lovely flowers.

Cheryl said...

Hi Bonnie, you crack me up, it must be very entertaining to live near you and your wicked husband. Gorgeous card, love the colours.
Hugs Cheryl

Debbie said...

How funny, reminds me of Flat Stanley... Something the kids do for school and you send Flat Stanley to family and friends around the US and they take pictures of him doing different things in your home town or while you are on vacation. What fun you and your neighbors must have..

Now onto your card..How adorable..thanks not only for the entertaining story but for joining us over at Creative Inspirations.


Ingrid said...

Oh, this is lovely! Such a romantic card :-) And the sentiment is great.
Thanks for your sweet comment hun, made me happy.
Hugs Ing

Mona E said...

Wow!!! Such beauty!!! Love all the embellishing and the colouring of the image. It looks really beautiful, hun. Hugs...Mona

Lin said...

Oh WOWSERS what a stunner this is. There is so much going on it's difficult to know where to look. Love the little bottle of beads. Where on earth did you get such a little treasure.

Thanks for joining in at Dream Valley this fortnight.

Lin xx

Rica said...

Hi Bonnie, your card is absolutely delightful, such gorgeous papers, colours and details and Tilda is beautiful!!
Heather xx

coldwaters2 said...

Oh wow Bonnie this is exceptionally beautiful that image of Tilda is gorgeous so is the design oh my word I love this so much.
Lorraine x

Hellma said...

Gorgeous card

Jemima's Jems said...

WOW, such a stunning card, gorgeous colours, image and emebellishments...beautifully put together:)

thank you for joining us at SnS


Dena said...

Now you're going to have to be quiet with your neighbor about where all you are going so that they do not put two and two together. My neighbors know everywhere I go! haha!
Great prank!
Gorgeous card and love that little bottle of beads. Very nice details Bonnie!
Hugs, Dena

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card, I love all the textures and layers.

Have a great day!

Karen said...

Such a lovely card and i love what you have done with the flowers. Thanks for joining us at hookedoncraft challenges this week and hope you join us again.

Karen said...

WOWZERS!! Your card is stunning!! I love your colouring and those gorgeous flowers!! Thanks so much for playing along at MDUC this week

Anne said...

This card is glorius, so georgeus!
Looove every detail. :)

I love your prank too, hope you can pull it off. Did you get the idea from that french film about Amelie? ;)

Hugs, Anne.

Amy Johnson said...

too pretty! All those embellies are amazing!

Janiel/ janny said...

LOL.. Bonnie you are funny... I have a very dear friend that did this very thing with a pink flamingo. She made an album of all the pictures and put it on the door step at the year date.. LOL...... now mind you she did send photos to them during the year also.. LOL.....

Okay your card is STUNNING!!!!!!!! VERY VERY STUNNING!!! Full of beautiful details!!
hugs, Janiel

Wishcraft said...

Oh this is beautiful! Super sweet image, gorgeous colours and that little bottle is sooo adorable :o) Lisa x

Rebekah said...

ha ha Bonnie you are hilarious that is such a fun prank and the squirrel will get to visit so many places!! Your are one crazy lady I would love to have you as my neighbour! This is such a stunning card, love the little bottles and the yummy colours, such a super sweet Tilda too, all so pretty! If I could have had you round for chocs and RP you know I would have but it's a bit far to walk lol! Hugs Rebekah xx

TaraG said...

OMGosh Boonie your card is breathtaking! I Love the colours and papers and Tilda is gorgeous! I love all the details too....WOWZERS! The little bottle of glass beads is FABULOUS...such a great idea! Love the swirl and the beautiful flowers too...Okay I Love everything about this gorgeous card, hun,smile!
Thanks so much for joining us at MDUC!

Jackie said...

STUNNING card.. beautifully coloured and oooh just love it. Thank you for playing along with Sketch and Stash. hugs Jackie

Иришка said...

Какое красивое сочитание цветов! Очень нравится!!!

Kendra said...

This is beautiful! Love that image! Thanks for playing at Dream Valley!

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