Sunday, August 16, 2009

Just Magnolia Too Challenge - 3D card

Hi!
Wow - we've been enjoying such gorgeous sunshine so I do apologise for my lack of posting this week! It's been wonderful having such hot weather FINALLY! Better late than never I guess!!
So today I have this card for you which I've entered into two challenges - Friday Sketchers for the sketch and Just Magnolia Too for their monthly challenge to use the 3D technique superbly demonstrated by Debby on the challenge blog.
Magnolia's Lion is a new addition to my collection and am so happy to have inked it up - it is gorgeous!! I coloured the image in with my copics and distressed the edges with my distresser and Vintage Photo distressed ink. The papers are from the BG Marrakech pad. Jute, twine, buttons, Retro flower punch and my sewing machine add all the finishing details to the card. For some reason the photo really doesn't do this card any justice - it looks so much nicer IRL!!
Here's a close-up of the 3D parts on the lion.
Thanks for stopping by today - I love to have you visit! And I received such a wonderful start to my day to discover I had won this weeks challenge over on the Winter Wonderland blog! I have chosen 3 fabulous sets of digi images/templates from Regina over at The Cutting Cafe. This is the first time I'll be using this so I'm looking forward to playing around with those!
Thanks for your beautifully inspiring comments - I really love reading them! And tomorrow I will be posting my Candy #2 - so be sure to come back!! :)
Hugs,
Danielle x

17 comments:

Tanya said...

Lovely card Danielle. Beautiful colouring. I love how he looks in 3D. Gorgeous paper.

Cheryl said...

Fantastic Danielle,love this image and he looks fabulous in 3d,love your mesh and twine!!!
Hugs xx

stampinfrog said...

Ohhhh so cute Danielle. I love this lion and your coloring is fantastic!
Congrats on your winning of the digi stamps!Have fun with them!!!
Hugs,Connie

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Danielle,i love the image and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.x

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous card, love sweet lion magnolia image and fab details.
luv
Debby

dolcreations said...

Love the 3D card. That image is so cute! I am going to have to try and do the 3D card....I just love the look, as it makes your card pop!
Congratulations on the Winter wonderland prize! Can't wait to see what you do!
I have not been posting alot either..this weather is so nice and it is usually so short!
Christine

Clare (Littlebear) said...

Congratulations on your win Danielle!
This card is gorgeous. I love these gorgeous papers and the lion is adorable - you have coloured him superbly and he looks great in 3D.
Clare x

Rachel said...

awww he's soooo cute!! you did a fabulous job with this card.
hugs,
Rachel

KanataNewf said...

As always, just so cute. Wonderful job with your colouring and I do love the 3D effect.

Norma said...

Danielle, so cute. Great take on the sketch and I love the added 3D effect. Beautifully coloured.

Hugs.
Norma

Rach said...

a gorgeous card Danielle, fabulous job with the 3d effect, love this cute lion.. thanks for joining us in the monthly challenge. hugs rachxx

Tab said...

oooh gorgeous card, sweetie! Love the sweet image and the colours are delish! Congrats on your win too!
Hugs Tab xxx

Tara said...

This is a stunning card Danielle - I just love your chosen image and you've layered him beautifully!
Hugs Tara xx

Andrea, said...

Oh he is fabulous I love the 3D effect and beautifully coloured

megastamper said...

your card is really lovely and so fantastic. i love those papers and your coloration is fabulous.
thank you so much for your card with my sketch to the friday sketchers challenge.
hugs, bea

Shirl said...

OMG Danielle this card is just too gorgeous for words. My favorite outside all your beautiful tildas! Lovely my friend just lovely xo S

Cardmaking Galore said...

Oh, I just love this card and th image is just adorable. Thanks for visiting my blog too

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