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Monday, 14 February 2011

Magnolia Mermaid - Easel Cake Card

Happy Tuesday everyone, although this post has gone out on Monday night thanks to an over zealous right finger!
This week at Everybody Art Challenge we have a simple recipe for you to follow which is "three papers, 3 flowers"
I have made an easel cake card after seeing the fantastic designs created by Kathrin of Kruemels Bastel-Blog and her excellent instructions that can be found at Stempeleinmaleins.
Front of card
I've got to say it took me hours and I can assure you it had nothing to do with the instructions or the length of time it usually takes me to choose paper. This time it was what sketch to use, what embellishments to add and box making (I'm not the quickest!)
Inside of Card
Ingredients used:
Base - Core'ordinations Glitter card
Papers - TeaHouse from Dovecraft (I love these pastel papers)
Images - Magnolia Mermaid, Bird and Rpoe from the Summer Stamp Club Kit Medium - Prisma Pencils and Copics Embellishments - various Ribbon, Anchor Brad, 3 Prima Flowers, Candles and String.
What is supposed to look like wooden stumps is rolled up pieces of brown paper, distressed with Prisma Pencils.
Sentiment - Free with some My Minds Eye Papers in a 2010 craft magazine.
Stickles Glitter Glue - around the edge of the sentiment and flowers
I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Charisma Cardz Challenge - Mythical/Fantasy
Fab n Funky - Use Texture
I hope you like the card and thanks for looking.
Jenny

21 comments:

heidy said...

Oh this is amazing !!
Hugs Heidy

Linda said...

I absolutely love this card. Beautiful!!!!!!!

Joy said...

sooo cute!

Bernadet said...

this is absolutely stunning!!

anusch said...

Traumhaft schön, wow.
LG Doreen

debby4000 said...

WOW,so adorable and gorgeous too.
luv
Debby

Kim Piggott said...

Oh my word!
Jenny this is utterly amazing!
Coloured to perfection!
Love your fantastic design and your details are perfect!
Stunning creation!
hugs
kim x

Hazel (Didos) said...

Hi , Ah this is amazing and just right for our Birthday Celebrations on OSAAT.Thanks for playing along with us. I love the card and the easel cake is fantastic. I am one of the Design Team with candy so feel free to pop over and put your name down for it. Hazelxo

Uschi said...

Hallo Sabine,

ich habe gerade Deinen Blog entdeckt und bin total begeistert von Deinen hervorragenden und vielseitigen Werken!!
Großes Kompliment!!!

Liebe Grüße
Uschi

anne said...

wow is all i can say.. simple beautiful... love the pastel colors and the details.. great job..i would love to recieve a birthday card like this..-anne-

Josephine said...

So pretty! Love the colours.

Thanks for joining the Pretty challenge at One Stitch at a Time.

Gemma said...

a fabulous creation! Thanks for joining in our Mythical/Fantasy theme this week at Charisma! Gemma :)

Paddington fan said...

Such a lovely and detailed card!! Thanks for sharing your pretty creation with us at the One stitch at a Time birthday party! Love Jacky x

Rach said...

oh wow, Jenny this is stunning, what a gorgeous and detailed card.xx

Marjo said...

Gorgeous,thanks so much for joining our Birthday Bash at OSAAT.

Hugs, Marjo..Don't forget to check out my Birthday Comment Candy here

Hugs, Marjo

Scrappy said...

Holy Smokes! This is GORGEOUS!!!! Fabulous attention to detail! REALLY REALLY great card!! WOW!

Thanks for sharing your incredible talent at Catch the Bug! We hope you’ll join us again next week!

doodlebuddies said...

jenni !!! Wow your card is simply amazing. Its a piece of art. I love it.
Regards
Naush

doodlebuddies said...

jenni !!! Wow your card is simply amazing. Its a piece of art. I love it.
Regards
Naush

Jackie said...

Wow, this is gorgeous! I love all the intricate details and the color choices you used! Simply stunning! Thank you for playing along with us at the Catch the Bug Challenge Blog, we hope to see you again soon!

Janie Printz said...

WOW this is NOT a card this is the whole Birthday present !!! LOVE it.
Who wouldn't be happy getting this wonderful creation. BEAUTIFUL & then some !!!
Hugs, Janie

Judi said...

Absolutely BRILLIANT work! When I viewed the top pic I was impressed, but then I scrolled down and saw the whole thing, and I'm stunned by how gorgeous it is. Love it!

Judi x