Thursday, May 3, 2012

FINALLY, a card!!

You know I love my Magnolias!  What better way to get back in the swing than with the current monthly challenge over at Magnolia-licious!! 
Currently, we'd love to see your creations with summer colors!!  I've used #110 EDWIN IN MIAMI (sorry, he's out of stock, but available to order)  from the most current collection in Diana's store, but you can use ANY Magnolia image!  Diana always offers great prices, a buyer rewards program AND great service!

 I've used a Pool Party card base, then a layer of Apricot Appeal (why, oh why did SU discontinue this color?!!).  The dp is an older one from Paper Adventures called Island Lagoon Seashells.  I bought all I could find a couple of years ago.  It is my favorite paper! I hate to cover it up!  I thought the MFT vine die cut would look a bit like sea weed and I didn't want to go all out with flowers so I just went with button blossoms.  Another favorite is my Martha Stewart seashell border punch.  The plaid paper is from PTI.
 Here's my close up.  I used a combo of YRs and Es (peachy colors) on his shirt.  His shorts are BG10, 11 and 72.  Skin is my usual E000, R30 and E11.
Thanks so much for sticking with me!!
And, thanks for visiting!
Hugs, Cheryl


Pam said...

OMG Cheryl this is sooooo cute. Your coloring is FAB as always. Missed seeing your posts.

Barb Hardeman said...

Awesome card Cheryl! Your coloring is stunning (but then it always is) and I love how you softened down the colors with pastels and muted tones! The layout and design elements here repeat the theme of Edwin perfectly! Hugs...Barb <><

Karen said...

This is great!!! Your coloring is fantastic! : )

Riet said...

So beautiful card,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Anonymous said...

I am so glad to see you on here again. You are never gone this long.

Wilma Cole

Doreen Horats, Clayton said...

WOW super great card, Edwin is indeed ready for summer. Great layout design.
Blessings, Doreen

Elle said...

I love the way your creative mind works. The elements you use together on your cards along with you fabulous coloring is always a treat to behold.

Flip-Flop Creations said...

Darling card Cheryl! I love your sea weed, clever idea and such a fun design. ~jeni :)

Julie said...

Gorgeous card, Cheryl! Fab colours and design! Juliexx

Anonymous said...

Wonderful card Cheryl. stunning colouring as always. The buttons are a nice touch, very effective
Hugs Julie P

cathylynn said...

Cheryl your card is adorable. Gosh your coloring is fantastic. Edwin is a cutie pie!
Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

Cathy Lee said...

Edwin is so cute, Cheryl. Love your coloring and those summer colors are awesome. Lovely button blossoms and stitching around Edwin.
Cathy Lee

Peggie said...

Edwin is one cool dude. Love the colors.

nancyparker55 said...

Another fanastic card Cheryl. So nice to have you back, you're my inspiration! blessings

cabio's craft corner said...

Aw..Cheryl, lovely way of using the combo of button and dies together for each side on this Edwin card. Very cool and awesome card :o)

shamraiz said...

This is so sweet! Adorable image and your coloring … awesome! Love all the layers of these beautiful papers. Great work,

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