Thursday, 16 July 2009

A Smile and a Roar

I Really wanted to join in the The Next Level Challenge last week but time run out, so I was determined to get it done early this week. There is a great sketch to follow and they would like to see 3d on your card. Thanks girls had real fun with this Challenge.

Our Guest Stamper on Just Magnolia Tutorial Challenge this month is Debby from A Scrapjourney, and her tutorial is on how she makes those wonderful 3d cards that wow us all. So this challenge from The Next Level was perfect for trying out her tutorial, I am quite pleased with my first attempt.

Sad news first I have heard from Magnolia about not receiving my Summer Kit, they said my Yearly subscription run out so I was not going to get the Summer Kit Sob Sob!!!, I have begged them to let me pay for a kit but have not heard back from them yet. I wish they let you knew when to re-new your subscription.

Anyway after all these pre-amble onto todays card, luckily a very lovely friend copied me some of the new Magnolias so I have used my favourite two from the kit, they have been coloured with COPICS and 3d. I have edged around the image with Distress Ink and cut the circles with Nesties, The papers are a Sweete Shoppe Download, I think it is Bloom and Grow.

The Sentiment was cut with the Nesties again. I found the lovely Pins on my embellishment at Tabby Craft, Tab has some lovely new items on the site please go and take a look.

I tried to take a photo of the 3d but couldn't get it quite right will keep practising.

Lili of the Valley would like to see ANIMALS on your creations this week. The Dt have made some fantastic examples for you to get some inspiration.

The Lili of the Valley Website have some fantastic Summer Offers at the moment, including all stamps at £2.00, Promarkers at £1.75, and if you have seen their show on Ideal World and Create and Craft you will have seen their fabulous new Animal and Monster range, these are also now available on the website, so why not go and visit the site today, just click Here. Don't forget it is not necessary to use LOTV projects on your entry but if you do have any of their stamps or images it would be lovely to see your cards.

I Have used the High Hopes Lion for my card this week, he has been locked up in his cage for ages, almost forgot I had him, must start too use my High Hopes stamps again. Leo has been coloured with COPICS, the Papers are Basic Grey and the Buttons and Ribbons are all From Bunny Zoes Crafts.

Thanks for looking
Jacqui xx


Juls said...

gorgeous cards! Love the pink rubber ring!

And that Lion is just Fab

Hugs Juls

Viv said...

What a gorgeous Tilda card Jacqui! It's brilliant! You can see it's 3D no problems. LOVE Leo too! Your colouring is wonderful.
(Which Peachy Keen stamps have you ordered)?
Hugs Viv xx

Tara said...

Fab cards Jacqui, love them both! Glad you were able to get some images to play with for your Magnolia card, phew! xx

Jane said...

Oh Wow Jacqui! Your Tilda card is stunning! The 3D looks amazing! I love the flowers and pins arrangement on it it is so gorgeous! What a shame about your Magnolia kit, hope they get one for you!

Love your cute lion card too, this is so perfect for a boy's card, it's fab! hugs, Jane x

Jills Scrappy Daze said...

Two gorgeous cards Jacqui. Love the Tilda and the 3D effect looks great. Love those flowers and pins they look fab
Jill x x

Chris said...

fabulous cards Jacqui, such a gorgeous Tilda and so beautifully 3D. I'm sorry you didn't get your kit, I hope they relent and let you have one. Love that lion, and your colouring is superb! hugs, Chris xx

Wendy said...

Gorgeous cards Jacqui
Wendy x

Annie said...

I can't keep up with you Jacqui! more fabulous cards and gorgeous colouring. love and hugs, annie x

Sandie said...

Hi Jacqui,

So sorry to hear about the summer kit blunder. How disappointing for you. If you'd like some stamped images I will do some for you :) Just let me know. My stamps still haven't arrived, getting concerned now :(

Love both of your cards today, especially the Tilda one. The flowers and pins on it are exquisite.

Marianne said...

Lovely cards as always. Marianne x

Allison said...

just FABULOUS all of them and as always your colouring is fab
Have a good day hun

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Two fantastic cards Jacqui! Love the 3D elements and pretty papers on the first one, super sweet! And your lion card is fabulous, the bold colors and buttons are perfect with him! :)

Michele said...

Gorgeous cards. Love the images you've used and the beautiful colouring also. Hugs Michele x

PatR said...

Gorgeous Jacqui Tilda is looking gorgeous as ever and I love the papers. The lion is brilliant, so colourful and cheery. I love your use of the buttons.

Hugs. Pat xx

Riet said...

What a beautiful cards Jacqui,l love the images and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

Too sweet!! BOTH of these cards make me smile!! I love that darling coloring on Tilda and that cheeky lion is sooo adorable!! :) HUGS

crafting diva said...

Hi Jacqui two stunning cards I have the bloom and grow papers too and love to use them sorry to hear your sad news of missing the Tilda summer kit, but you have made a wonderful card love the 3d work

Kim Piggott said...

Wow Jacqui your cards are stunning!
Love your amazing colouring and your paper and detail are just fabulous!
kim x

Stacey said...

Both such adorable images! I love your colouring as well, Leo looks like he is about to leap off the page! ~♥~

Nannieflash said...

Hi Jacqui, love that photo of Tilda, you can see her shorts, what a fabulous colouring youve given her, but sorry to hear you missed the Summer collection, its got some really beautiful stamps in it, hope youve ordered your Autumn set.
Both your cards are stunning, my love and thank you for the lovely comments on my blog, they really did mean a lot to me. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

Trudy said...
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Trudy said...

Stunning cards Jacqui!!, the papers and the colours are beautiful.

Hugs Trudy

Jeanette said...

Gorgeous Jacqui! Love both your wonderful cards!
Hugs Jeanette

Larissa said...

Very cute card Jacqui! This tilda is such a sweetie! I love how you colored her. I am sorry to hear about your summerkit! I emailed them and the only thing they said was that they had posted it and nothing else. So I think that means no summerkit for me and the money is lost also. :(



Wow, wow, wow Jacqui, what absolutely beautiful cards, i love them both. The tilda image is soooo cute, not seen that one before, also the lion looks fabulous! hope youre having a good day hunny, hugs Linda x

Rach said...

awww hun what a bummer with the subscription thing.. you would think that they would have a system to notify you when it was up!!
you have made two fantastic cards babe.. gorgeous colouring.
hope your refills arrived for your copics today.. would you believe that my co ran out today as well!!
take care sweetie.

Jacqueline's Weblog said...

Fabulous cards with great images, super!
hugs Jacqueline

Donna said...

Beautiful cards Jacqui, fantastic detail on both of them and such a sweet images, I do love the lion. Sorry to hear about your magnolia stamps, they really should let you know when your subscription has expired :) Donna x

Nilla said...

Jacqui, haven't been around lately, sorry!! Still on vacation, your cards are lovely all the ones I've missed! Love the lion and the Tildas among all!! Hugs Nilla

Joanna Lamprou said...

Both cards are wonderfull.Tilda is so cute.The 3d looks perfect.I also like the pins very much.Lion is cute too.
Hugs Joanna.

Sandra said...

Two gorgeous cards again tyhem both.
San x

Sue said...

Both cards are gorgeous, don't have a favourite. Love them both to bits.
Sue xx

Tab said...

Wow two utterly gorge cards, hun, just adore the first one, so sorry that your not getting your kit :o(. If mine turns up I will send you plenty of images, sweetie! Thanks for the little plug too, you are so lovely, hee hee!
Hugs Tab xxx

Cami said...

Wow Jacqui! These are gorgeous cards! I love that downloaded DP you used with Tilda and I can tell it's 3D...great job and your coloring is superb! Leo the Lion is cute also and so is the coloring again! Your creations are stunning and a pleasure to look at (and perhaps copy?). Hugs, Cami

Mina said...

wow Jacqui two stunning cards and I love that lion hes great
Mina xxx

Erin said...

Gorgeous cards Jacqui, love your tilda one so much, beautiful colours.
Erin x

Jodi said...

This a cute and pretty card! Love your coloring as always!
Jodi =)

6 wacky women said...

Gorgeous cards, Jacqui.
Beautiful coloring and details.
Love them both!!

Karen x

mueppi said...

Fab cards, Jacqui!!!!
I love them both!
Your colouring is wonderful!
Hugs Gisela

Valems said...

Two fabulous cards! I love your cute Tilda and the lion. The papers are gorgeous. I love how you added all the buttons to the second card! Perfect detail.
Hugs, Vanja

Shazza said...

fabulous cards, I just love your colouring

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