Monday, August 16, 2010

Magnolia-licious blog hop - August Birthday Fun!!!


Welcome to the August blog hop for the Magnolia-licious DT! The theme for this month's hop is Birthday card and gift! This is in honor of Queen Diana as August is her birthday month! If you've hopped your way here via the awesomely talented Mindy, then you're in the right spot! If not, please go back and start at the beginning from the Magnolia-licious Highlites blog. I don't want you to miss one little bit of all the lucious eye candy everyone has prepared for you today.  For my card, I chose to use #277 Bon Voyage Tilda from the brand new Bon Voyage collection. I just think she's adorable and SO versatile! The colors in the first pic are showing so red. Not sure why, but the colors in the next two pics are more accurate. It's actually a rusty color, not red.  


She's colored with Copic markers and then cut out and popped up. There's lots of dimension as I also popped up the frame she's sitting on. The frame was cut with my Cricut and Just Becasue Cards cartridge. The sentiment is from a set called Birthday Fun from The Cutting Cafe'.  I printed it and then cut it out with circle Nesties. I also used the Magnolia Doohickey tag! I cut it out twice in two different papers. Then I just tore off a piece from the paper with the musical notes on it, dirtied it up with some chalk ink and attached it to the cardstock tag.


For the gift portion of this set, I altered one of those wooden picture frames that are available at craft stores everywhere by covering it in DP. I cut the Celebrate with my Cricut in both shadow cardstock and then with the matching DP. I chose to use #3034 Midsummer Tilda from The Fairytale collection. She too is colored with Copic markers.To make the flower, I used the Peony Petals  Doohickey. I simply added a spacer and a Basic Grey brad in the center of it. The bow is made with May Arts silk ribbon from which I hung a dragonfly charm, I also added some Kaiser flat backed pearls and just created some little flourishes with them. Sory it's such a terrible picture. The glare from the camera looks awful, and the pearls don't show up very well. It really does look much better in person than it does in the pic. All papers are Bazzill cardstock and Graphic 45.


So that's it for me today! Since birthdays are supposed to be full of surprises, if you're interested in winning your own little surprise from me, just leave me a comment on this post before midnight Pacific on Saturday August 21st. Now it's time to hop on over to the fantabulously talented Cheryl, to see what delicious project she's created for you! Thanks so much for taking the time to stop by and see me today, and hope to see you back again soon! Hugs!

69 comments :

Judi said...

Beautiful card. I love it!

Judi x

Kelly said...

Oh Sharon, you have out done yourself with this set. The colors don't look red on this end, they are so rich looking. I love the sheet music paper and everything about it!

MarieL said...

Love, Love, Love this card, Sharon. Your coloring is gorgeous and that sheet music DP...wow. Such beautiful autumn colors.

Renkata said...

Sharon, FAB Birthday set!

chrissy o said...

love the card so bright and colouring is fabby
hugs chrissy o

debby4000 said...

Oh Sharon wonderful gift set and adorable Tilda.
luv
Debby

theCook said...

Love your card and picture frame! So nice colors!

DQ said...

What a lovely gift set, love the DP you used on the frame and card.

Mary Brooks said...

I love the colors you used. You are so talented.

joey said...

WOW Sharon this is amazing I absolutely love your card, gorgeous colours and beautiful detail its gorgeous. Joey.x

Stressed Stamper said...

Hate it....worst ever!...yeeerrrr right...I never could lie...just don't know where you always find your ideas from...stunning!

CelticWoman said...

Sharon love how you used the music sheet paper, great card. Hugs

Patty said...

You can't get any cutier than this! Fantastic job!

scrappyjan said...

Hello SHaron, Love this set and the colors are fab!!
hugs, Janiel

Auntie Em said...

Love your vintagy looking set! It's so sweet and the 'aged' music note PP really sets it off! A lovely birthday surprise!!!
Thanks for sharing! :o)

Lisa said...

Oh my! They are both beautiful! You are a very talented gal. Thanks for sharing.

Regina said...

Absolutely amazing!! That´s all I can say!!
Hugs
Regina

Janie Printz said...

awwww Sharon this set is so darn cute I just can't believe it !!! I love that sheet music DP & the wonderful colors you've used. They look gorgeous & that picture frame is so amazing. You've done your job well cuz now I HAVE to order that cute little Peony Doohickie & I didn't even want it until I saw it on this adorable little picture frame ...AND I THOUGHT I had every Cricut cartridge I NEEDED for awhile but you've also inticed me into buying the one you used to make the word Celebrate. I'm thinking it's the Wild West but will have to go research it.
Big Big Hugs, Janie

Patti Jo said...

Love how you used the Graphic 45 DP and matched the Tildas! They are beautiful!!! The music paper on the tag...great idea!!! Wonderful idea to do the frame too Sharon! Fantastic work!!!

Monique said...

It's gorgious Sharon !

Hugs Monique

scrapn_momof2 said...

Absolutely gorgeous!! I love how she looks vintage the way you colored her. Darling!

Angie said...

Sharon,

This set is just gorgeous! It has such a warm feeling about it. Absolutely beautiful :-)

Angie

Donna said...

Beautiful job! I love Tilda. You can never go wrong using her as a focal point. This gift set is fun and useful! Thanks for sharing it!

Charlotte said...

Really darling card. Loved the picture frame. The clorsreally stand out.
Angeluver2

shelly said...

Such a gorgeous frame. The DP is beautiful and your card is sweet! Such a great project.
hugs,
Shell

quiltindiva said...

Beautiful! I love the colors you chose for this card!

Tracey said...

Wow! Wow! Wow! Stunning work Sharon!! I love the colours!! xx

christi said...

i love the color choices and when you altered the frame it lools so pretty. great ideas may have to borrow them.

Clare said...

Sharon, your card and frame are super! I love the colors, rust, not red! =o) You can't go wrong using a Tilda stamp! Thanks for sharing your wonderful talent!
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cabio's craft corner said...

This is such an elegant set. The vintage look made it extra gorgeous and classy. How pretty :o)
Hugs,
Cabio

craftymom205 said...

Love the card and frame.

Regina Easter said...

oh my FANTASTIC GIRLFRIEND...big hugs

Teresa said...

Just love the colors on your card and frame. So very pretty. Hugs, Teresa E.

Pam S. said...

Love this Tilda in these colors Sharon! I love all the brown copics! lol love how you did the tag w/the music paper too! so much potential w/ G45!
Pam Going Postal

Suzanne J Dean said...

Gorgeous Sharon! Those papers are bee-utiful and I love the color combo. Stunning card and matching frame--what a fabulous gift to give!

hugz,
Suzanne

Becca Feeken said...

Oh Sharon, this is fabulous!! Love the coloring the papers, well everything - especially the sweet vintage look!!

Corinne said...

Beautiful card and frame Sharon. I love the colors...I think you have out done yourself again! Absolutely beautiful. Thanks for the inspiration!
Hugs~
Corinne

Danni said...

Oh my!! Totally gorgeous! I'm loving the vintage feel it has. Your coloring is superb..don't think I could pull off that color scheme but you did it like a pro! Fabulous!

Stampin Mindy said...

Hi Sharon! This is such a beautiful set! I love the colors and papers. Your coloring is outstanding! Gorgeous work!

Hugs, Mindy

acraftgeek said...

Everything you do is gold. I love getting your emails it always gets me up to make my own cards.
thanks

acraftgeek

Toni said...

Great gift set. I love the coordinating color scheme. Very cute!

Gail Moore said...

Wonderful card. I absolutely love the colours you have used.

Nancy said...

Oh Sharon, another fabulous card - but then they all are! I just love the colors you used. Absolutely perfect.

Tifany said...

Everything you make is so beautiful!

Cathy U. said...

How cute. These are adorable.

Shawna Pederson said...

I love your card and frame. The colors and designs are fabulous. I just found a blank wooden frame today... now I know what I can do with it! Thanks again!

LINDA W. said...

Great project and great coloring
I love your coloring.
HUGS Linda W.

Danielle Champagne said...

Gorgeous Sharon, I love this color, so rich, and warm. Papers are also beautiful. But most importantly is what you made out of them!This is very very lovely. The frame is such a good idea,will keep a precious souvenir. And the card... OH, so lovely Tilda. VEry very nice work.
Hugs.
Danielle.

Cheribella said...

Just love these beautiful fall colors, very rich looking. This Bon Voyage set is growing on me(-:
Cheri

Ann Kranitz said...

Sharon, I love the warm vintage feel of this card and frame. What a great job!!! Hope all is well!!!

Jane said...

Ok you gals just keep getting better and better. I don't know if I love the card or the frame more. You've got me wanting to go pull my frames and see what I can do with them.

scrapstampsleep said...

So cute! I really like the color scheme you used..lots of nice warm colors.

carrie said...

Love your card and the frame is fantastic! The color scheme is wonderful.

Candy said...

Hi Sharon!!
Wow! Love your paper selection and can't get over how well you have coloured Tilda's clothes etc. to match it.
Both your card and your frame are really pretty and different :o)
I can see your frame wonderfully when I click on it to enlarge and your card as well....
Hugs, Candy

AUSTINSGRAMM said...

Sharon, your card is the cutest. You always do such beautiful work. Love the music sheet page that you used. I've tried to find some sites that have them, but haven't been successful yet. very beautiful.
hugs
bobbi

Irene Daryanto said...

Sharon, love your card, love the color it's like a nice warm tea in the afternoon, and the sentiment is so cute.
Hugs, Irene

Cheryl said...

Just love this little gal, Sharon! You've used such rich, vintage colors! Great embellishments!

scrappinpeg said...

Such warm vibrant colors. I love your papers and your coloring is gorgeous. I need to use my TAG die and you may have just inspired me!
Beautiful card!

Luv 2 Create said...

Such a sweet card. Beautifully done.
Marcie

charlene aka scrappygma said...

What a cute card love the colors and that music sheet is perfect...I can just hear you singing
Hugs

Melanie said...

Ok...this is AMAZING Sharon! First of all, the colour scheme is so striking...I LOVE it! (you know I'm going to ask you to share the Copic colours, right??) The paper is beautiful and I've decided I need that tag! Beautiful job...thanks for sharing!

Teri said...

Sharon,
This is just an absolutely adorable card in every way!! I love the colors and am in love with that tag!!!! Fabulous!!
Teri

Joynana said...

Sharon she is soooo cute. I love this card and the colors are fabulous. You have put so much love into this card. I want to be like you when I grow up.

Lillian said...

Another super card to add to your Fabulous creations, Sharon! I just love everything about it -- the layout, embellishments, image -- you just hit the right combination of each and every thing! Great job, as always!

Mary said...

Beautiful. I love the frame.

Joynana said...

Sharon, I love your work and this is no exception. wonderful card.

DonnaMundinger said...

Oh what a beautiful set!!! The rich colors are gorgeous and the details just exquisite! I'm definitely gonna check out Just Because Cards, too. That's one I haven't even opened yet. LOL (Sooo many cartridges, sooo little time!) xxD

Sharron aka Sharrahug said...

GOOOOORGEOUS, Sharon........absolutely gorgeous! Love the rich brown colors too! Love, love, love it!

Huggies ~

Sharron♥

nnalorac said...

Gorgeous card and frame, just love the colours and papers you have used. nnalorac.x