Sunday, July 4, 2010

Just Magnolia Challenge - Criss-Cross Card

Firstly, I'd like to wish a very Happy 4th of July to all of my American blogging friends - I hope you all have a safe and happy celebration!

In between swimming, drinking G&Ts, kids and enjoying the sunshine I have put together this criss-cross card for the Just Magnolia challenge this week!  I haven't done one of these before and I followed Jeanette's fabulous tutorial over on the challenge blog.  I used this gorgeous Ballerina Tilda (kindly borrowed from my friend) and coloured her with copics.  She was an absolute dream to colour in.  Her tiara is covered with stickles although the angle of the camera didn't pick up the sparkle too well unfortunately.  The dp is from the Luxury Stack by DCWV (beautiful pearlised papers) and I used the MS punch for the borders.  Ribbon, tulles and flowers are all from stash.  I will also enter this in at Totally Papercrafts where their challenge is 'One for the Girls'.

Thanks so much for stopping by today.  I need to do a bit of catch up on my blogging - I'm a little behind but it's so hard to be inside when the weather outside is absolutely gorgeous!  This week is set to be a scorcher with temps rising to 34oc with humidex expected to hit 42oc!!!! WOW!!!

I appreciate every comment you leave so thank you very much for taking the time!  Enjoy what's left of your weekend!

Danielle x


Mandy said...

Oh Danielle your card is stunning hun, so delicate and pretty, love it.
Happy 4th July
hugs Mandy xx

KanataNewf said...

Oh Danielle you have coloured up Ballerina Tilda just beautifully!

CraftyC said...

This is beautiful Danielle, very pretty. Happy 4th July!

Miria said...

Danielle, what a gorgeous criss-cross! Happy 4th July! Hugs. Miria

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Danielle,
Wow this is a c gorgeous card. I love the pinks and the flowers are beautiful. Believe it or not I have used this beautiful Tilda in my post for tomorrow. She's darling.
Fiona x

Riet said...

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

Hugs Riet.xx

downrightcrafty said...

loving the pale pink punched edges that really present the base papers so perfectly. The image on the nestie embossed plate is beautifully coloured. Such a delicate card
Kate xx

dolcreations said...

This is a dream your criss cross card. Danielle...she is beautiful. I love how did the scalloped edges on the folds...very nice idea. Tilda is so pretty how you did her...and that bow...Delicious~! I am so far behind in my blog and blogging...this weather is so calling my name to be outside!

stampinfrog said...

So stunning Danielle! Love the criss cross cards and the papers you have used are perfect for this adorable Tilda and the ribbon is gorgeous!

Cheryl said...

Beautiful,love this Tilda and the border on the criss cross!!! Love it!!
Hugs xx

Carolyn said...

Absolutely gorgeous. Love the ribbon or netting that you used. It is gorgeous. Love this stamp. I bought it and haven't stamped it yet. Hope mine comes out as beautiful as yours.
Hugs xx

Clare *Littlebear* said...

Gorgeous card Danielle. I love the border around the edge of the criss cross card.
Clare x

Clare *Littlebear* said...

Gorgeous card Danielle. I love the border around the edge of the criss cross card.
Clare x

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous card Danielle, love the cute Tilda and fab colours.

Sue said...

Hi Danielle
aww gorgeous cardfantastic colouring, beautiful papers & embelies,thank you for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week, hope to see you next week, sue,x

melanie.castenmiller said...

ohw what a pretty card!

hugs from holland,

Nannieflash said...

Hi Danielle wow your card is fabulous and so beautiful. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

Rosie said...

Danielle, glad that you are enjoying the sun, and wow they are some hot temps you are expecting this week.

Beautiful card. I love this ballerina Tilda she is so cute. Gorgeous papers and colours, and such a perfect criss cross card.
Rosie x

joey said...

Hiya Hunny

gorgeous card and beautiful colourwork, this tilda is so pretty, thanks for joining us at tpc

LINDA said...

OH Danielle, This is such a beautiful card..Your coloring is just fabulous as always..Love the design and the colors are so pretty..
Hugs, Linda

Michele said...

Such a gorgeous card Danielle. Love the image you've used and the pretty details also. Hugs Michele x

Irena said...

Gorgeous card.

Tertia said...

This is a stunning card. I love that stamp and think I will have to break down and buy her.

Stampin Mindy said...

This is beautiful, I LOVE this Tilda, gorgeous colos and detail.

Thanks for joining us at Just Magnolia!

Bev said...

Oh my goodness, this is just fantastic Danielle! Thanks so much for joining us at Just Magnolia this week x

Rachel said...

Oh how precious is this card!!! Beautiful job Danielle.


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