Thursday, March 25, 2010

Christmas All Year Long--March

Welcome! The year is going fast in the Magnolia-licious Christmas All Year Long Blog Hop! It's March already, and with spring in the air and crocuses in bloom, it's hard to concentrate on snow and winter.

You should have arrived here after visiting Cheryl Rowley's blog. If you just happened upon my blog, you might want to start at the beginning, which would be the Magnolia-licious Christmas All Year Long blog. Then you can follow us along, blog after blog, one beautiful card after another!

My card was a challenge to myself--to use some paper that was left from last year's cards. It was a beautiful paper from TPC Studio called Winter Blues Winter Wonderland, and I had quite a few pieces left. Adding the silver Mirror Card behind a cut-out oval gave me a perfect spot to place Tilda.

I'm not sure it shows in the picture, but I added sparkle to the fur on her hood and coat with a clear Spica glitter pen that I just got last weekend--love it!The paper itself had "Let it Snow" printed on one of the stripes, so I framed that on the lower part of the easel card with snowflakes. I don't know how many snowflakes I used--but can one have too many on a winter card? LOL! And any of them that the center was on top got a little gem in the middle.

While it looks like this card took a long time, it really didn't, and I'll probably make a few more like it before Christmas rolls around.

Many thanks go to Diana at Magnolia-licious Store, Deb of the Yahoo Magnolia-licious Group, and to our blog hop organizer, Julie!

Your next stop on the blog hop is with the talented Jessica Hammond. Enjoy the rest of your hop! And if you feel so inclined--leave me a comment and let me know what you think about my card! I love hearing from you!

Supplies: Cardstock--GeorgiaPacific (white), Mirror Card (silver), and TPC Studios (patterned paper); Nestabilities (oval die); Martha Stewart snowflake punch; The Paper Studio (gems); Magnolia stamp--Tilda #300 with Hood; Copic markers as shown.
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Angelwood said...

Such a pretty and "frosty" card. Love the collage of snowflakes. Tilda looks beautiful! hugs, Angela

Lauren said...

Great job! I love to see blue Christmas cards!


Barb Hardeman said...

Beautiful! Love all the snowflakes cascading down your card. The blue is perfect and your Tilda is colored to perfection! Awesome job...hugs...Barb

Pen to Paper said...

Hi Deb!

Your card is very pretty. I like the mirror ornament look. And the snowflakes add a perfect touch.



Anonymous said...

such a pretty card... i love all of this snow flakes


hugs Annabelle

Mae said...

She is a beauty Deb. Love your snowflakes.

Pam said...

I love your card, especially the swath of snowflakes! I might have to borrow the idea...of course, I need a snowflake punch now!
Hugs to you,

Julie Case said...

Such a beautiful card in crisp blue and white. I LOVE all of your little snowflakes dancing down the card. Truly wonderful coloring too!

Anonymous said...

One of my fave Tildas for Winter! She's adorable in the snowflake trail! love your creative idea!
Pam Going Postal

Kathy said...

So pretty, love all the snowflakes and how you framed the sentiment with them. Tilda looks beautiful in blue, wonderful card.

Marcia said...

Love this card! May have to CASE it one of these days!

Lindsy said...

What a cool card! I LOVE the mirror behind Tilda and all the snowflakes =)

Robin said...

I just love all those snowflakes!!! I really like how you've colored Tilda too!!!

Monique said...

Beautifull card.

Hugs Monique

Patricia Garcia said...

OOOh love the current of Snowflakes, lovely colors too!!


Nancy said...

What a pretty card I love all the snowflakes! Tilda is adorable and colored beautifully!

Sharron aka Sharrahug said...

I love this card, Deb (I love it so much that I became a "follower"! Love all of those snowflakes & your coloring is beautiful. Thanks for showing the Copics you used also.
Huggies ~
Sharron ♥

Peggie said...

What a lovely snowstorm Tilda is in. Great card.

cabio's craft corner said...

Oh my, it's so pretty. The coloring and those snowflake are awesome. Tilda is super cute :o)

Tracey said...

What a pretty card! Love the snowflakes!!

Leonie said...

Gorgeous gorgeous!! Loving all your snow flakes and your all wrapped up snaug

Julie said...

Beautiful card. I love how you have used the snowflakes.

Thanks for joining the Magnolia-licious Christmas All Year Long Blog Hop!


Norma said...

Deb, this is just gorgeous. Wonderful colours scheme and Tilda is beautifully coloured. Love your arrangement of the snowflakes, how it continues from the front of the card to the bottom. Terrific job on your easel card. Love it.


Glenda said...

Love all the snowflakes, its a super duper card. TFS

sandy said...

This card is absolutely beautiful!

Lori said...

Love all the snowflakes. Nice touch with the mirror.