Thursday, July 21, 2011

Magnolia Sunshine of Life


Good Morning my lovelies! I hope you are all doing well. No complaints here, accept for this wicked heat wave that we are all having.
Today I thought I'd show you my entire easel card inside and out as well as the gift box.
I colored Tilda in with my Distress inks. For her frame I used the Spellbinder heart circle frame. And don't ya know it they came out with a butterfly circle frame. It's now on my wish list. LOL
The paper is by Memory Box and it's called Butterfly Ballet. The flowers are by Prima and Wild Orchids. The sparkly butterflies were made with a Martha Stewart punch. I distressed the heart chipboard by painting it with white acrylic paint and laid a coat of Crackle and when it dried I sponged it with Distress Ink. The flourishes which are my newest most favorite die is by non other than Magnolia!!! The glass butterfly baubles and stick pin are all handmade.

I am submitting my card into the following challenges
7 Kids Collage Fund 26 texture(winner)
Lothian Crafts 16 die cuts
Wild Orchids sketch 28(winner)
Hanna and Friends 103 summer(winner)


Hanna said...

BONNIE...! Oh my goodness, this is endless beauty. Your creations take my breath away every time. This is totally MAGNIFICENT! Just like a fairytale. I love it so much. You're a totally amazing crafter sweetie, LOVE your work. Your decorating of the card is OUTSTANDING, too beautiful for words.


Rebekah said...

Oh my Bonnie this is truly stunning, I adore the colours you have used and the butterfly nestie frame sounds to die for! I absolutely love your glass beads you talented lady! Please send some of your heat over here, the UK is just not fun at the mo! Hugs Rebekah xx

Lori said...

Oh my wow this is soooo pretty, I love all the colours and the inside is just as brilliant, breathtaking, thanks so much for joining our Dt call at Magnolia Down Under, good luck!

Becky said...

OH My, this is beautiful..Gorgeous colors and details.

Mona E said...

Oooohhhh Bonnie, this is amazingly beautiful! Love the colours. That die is just gorgeous too. And such a sweet image. Have a nice day. Hugs...Mona

CraftinGranny said...

You've done it again! Your cards are so beautiful and detailed perfectly with all the extra embellies. Can't wait each day to see what's new and gorgeous here. So much inspiration and talent you share with others. How I'd love to spend just one day in your craft room learning all your fab techniques. Have a wonderful day! "Hugs" Carol

Sarah said...

Wow, such a stunning card, so much detail, gorgeous colours, love the flowers and image, hugs, Sarah x

Hazel said...

such a beautiful creation. I love your colouring with the distress inks, especially her hair. Thanks for joining us at Magical Mondays,
H xx

MaxineD said...

What an amazing card!!!

Elise said...

HI Bons!!! OH my gosh! This is absolutely positively GORRRRRR-GEOUS! I love your colouring of this sweet Tilda and all of your details on this is INCREDIBLE!!! oooooh precious butterflies, beautiful flowers, lovely baubles .. it's all so magical!!!!

And p.s. CONGRATULATIONS on joining us at BnW!!!!!!!! WooOOohoooohOOooo! Can't wait to see what you whip up! You ROCK! :)


abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

So pretty1 Love the soft colors!


Cheryl said...

Wow Bonnie this is stunning, I love that circle die you have used and the oh so lovely dp. Fantastic creation inside and out.
Hugs Cheryl

Anne said...

Oh Bonni, this is stunning. I just adore the colors, so mystical, and all the details are georgeus.

Hugs, Anne.

Marion said...

Stunning card and lots of lovely texture. The details are beautiful as is the colouring. Thanks for playing along at Magical Monday.

Marijke said...


Teresa said...

This is such a stunning card Bonnie, but then you only make stunning cards! I love it. Teresa xx

Lena Katrine said...

Oh WOW! This is georgeous!!! A beautiful card in lovely colours and details! Thank you for joining our WOC sketch challenge, hope to see you again at our next one :)
Hugs, Lena K, DT

Dena said...

Wow, wow! I know I just always say that about your gorgeous cards! The blues and purple just blend together so nicely. I love just examining all the details you use. You are so creative!
Thanks for joining us at Wild Orchid Crafts this time around!
Hugs, Dena

Carol (Gingerbeary8) said...

This is so sweet. I love this color combination. The image is just adorable and so beautifully colored. I wish we could share a cup of tea today and a plate of scones and discuss the new Spellbinders over our refreshments. I wonder if you are excited as I am. Hey better yet, let's both of us try out for the Spellbinders DT at the beginning of 2012 and keep our fingers both crossed we make the team and end up meeting each other in I think its Wouldn't that be a hoot.

Bear Hugs,

mariska said...

Oooh what a lovely card!
Its really gorgeous.

Hugs mariska

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