Friday, June 26, 2009

Just Magnolias Time with a great sketch from Bev!

Time for Just Magnolias!! And this week there is a GREAT sketch from Bev! I held off my card until the very last minute this week cuz I was just dying to get my latest order of Magnolias! Oh I was getting so sad, cuz I didn't think it was going to come on time - But then in came Hubby with the mail and there they were!!! My stamps from the animal/pet collection were here - so out came the ink and I was coloring!

I knew I wanted to color up the lion first - you see I am a Leo... always loved Lions - just not with my donkeys :0)
So he is all colored up with my Copics - then I used a Rubber Stamp Tapestry grass stump to add some blades of grass - The sky is chalk - he is cut in a circle with my Nesties, and a larger mat as well. Then I doodled the edge.
Following Bev's sketch I used all Heidi Grace pattern papers - I think they all go together... they are all the same collection - LOL but now that I keep looking at it I am not sure that they do.. HA! Isn't if funny that happens. I used a Doily Lace border punch for the lace border. I inked the edges of everything, and then white gel pen stitched the edge of some of the pieces. I punched the flowers with a EK Success Retro flower punch, button centers tied with twine.

I LOVE the sentiment... great size, font and well it just fits this lion don't you think? It is Magnolia as well.
I do hope you will go and see all of the DT cards this week, and then give Bev's sketch a try.. it is a super fun sketch and well - as usual there is a GREAT prize up for grabs!!
I'll be back a little later for a InStyle Blog hop... :0)
HUGS and-

13 comments:

StampinCathy said...

This is beautiful and so inspiring.

Mel said...

Aww so cute you card is beautiful just love the new set :)
Mel x

the whimsical butterfly said...

OMGOSH he is too darling Michelle! I LOVE your coloring on him and he just has the sweetest little face! What a pretty layout, too!

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Michelle,l love the image and papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Nancy said...

What a gorgeous lion;O) Beautiful card.
Hugs, Nancy.

Rach said...

this si fantastic michelle, love the papers that you have used to go with your sweet image. hugs rachxx

Ila said...

I love this Gorgeous card!! and that Lion is just Adorable!!...Have a Great Weekend!!..Hugs, Ila

Heather said...

Super cute!!

Valems said...

Beautiful card! The image is adorable, the expression of his face is so cute. The papers are gorgeous and I love the flowers with the buttons, fab detail.

Have a great day
Vanja

Tab said...

Absolutely gorgeous card hun, adore the image and the colours and papers are just delish!
Hugs Tab xxx

Larissa said...

Gorgeous card Michelle. That lion is so cute! I love the look on his face!

Hugs,
Larissa

Cheryl Walker said...

Michelle this is soooo sweet!!! I love this little lion and cant wait to get him:) You did a great job on coloring him and the layout on your card is wonderful!!!

Hugs,
Cheryl

Heidi said...

I can't wait till mine arrives, this is beautiful Michelle>