09 January 2011

Magnolia Down Under Challenges #78

**This is my 2nd post of the day. Please scoll down to see my Tickled Pink Stamps preview post**

Its time! Its time! Magnolia Down Under Challenges are back from our little holiday! We're all refreshed and ready to go with a wonderful year of challenge planned for you.

This week we have a great sketch to play with by our very own Karen.  I thought I would let little Tilda and Edwin have a small holiday of their own this week and I inked up the cute Wilma instead. I have had this little puppy for almost a year now and she's only seen ink once ... isn't that bad? She is just too cute to be ignored like that.

Karen's sketch was just PERFECT for these amazing Pink Paislee "Sweetness" papers that I've been hoarding. They are far too pretty to cover much of it up, I've used the Doo Hickey die Tilda's lace and the sentiment "a gift from the heart" as well. The ribbon is some seam binding I've coloured with pink and yellow ink to give it a bit of a tie dye affect, yup, I couldn't decide which colour I wanted to go with, hahaha.

You have a week to play along with us and with a sketch this fabby, why wouldn't you? I can't wait to see what you come up with!!

Some challenges to play in are:
The Shabby Tea Room - Use 11 elements (I've got: patterned paper, ric rak, ribbon, lace, die cut  and punched borders, button, string, machine stitching, flowers, inked edges, brads!)

Enjoy the rest of your weekend :)
Hugs xx

This post is also available to view on my Magnolia only blog  Magnolia...by Kylie...


  1. This card is gorgeous. I love the paper (oh my, such beautiful colours) and that puppy is so darn cute. Excellent job!

  2. oh Kylie how gorgeous. He's such a colourful cutie xxx
    fab colours and just fab everythingXX
    Love Debbie xxx

  3. So very pretty! Thanks for sharing your creation with us this week in the Tea room :)

  4. WOW Kylie hun!! :D
    This card just sucked me in :) It´s so beautiful! And I adore your seembinding, it´s so cute. You know what? You can usually sense a persons favourite color to create in. You usually take a step longer, have more embellies and so on but I must say: it doesn´t matter which colors you use or which combies you choose to go for : it always turns out this stunning!! Hugs!

  5. Oh how beautiful Kylie! Your paper is so pretty that the flowers seem to come right off the page. I love how creative you got with using seam binding for ribbon! It's gorgeous. Everything about this card is stunning!

  6. Simply adorable Kylie. Love that cute Wilma. Love how you colored her.
    hugs Maz

  7. Adorable card Kylie! Beautiful coloring and I love all the flowers embellishing your card! Super sweet! hugs, Angela

  8. Precious card. Wilma is gorgeous as is the whole card. Really lovely.
    Sue S.

  9. Hi Kylie,

    I must admit that I too am guilty of not inking up this very same stamp :( I love the beautiful papers you've used - it's such a lovely bright card.

    Sharon x

  10. This is soooo gorgeous!!! Those big flowers go so well with this adorable image too.
    Love it! Fabulous colouring too as always.
    Luv ya
    Kristy xo

  11. Wow, you can really make a prince out of a dog:)) I'm not much of a dog lover- hope that doesn't turn me into a bad person:))- though, this card looks magnificent and I feel like huggins that poppy. Those papers are just the perfect match and I surely love that ribbon!
    Have a great Sunday!
    Hugs, iulia

  12. Awww WOW Kylie!! Wilma is so darn cute!! I really love those papers you have used here and I really like the added button, string and ric-rac!! Love what you did with my Sketch too!! Awesome work my friend:-)

  13. Kylie,
    I am never disappointed when I come to visit your blog. This is the first time I'm seeming this stamp being use! Fabulous as usual. I'm running out of adjectives to describe your work! Just beautiful and inspiring.
    Love all that you create,

  14. Beautiful rich coloring on this cute image Kylie and you did an amazing job on the layout for this sketch. Love your stitching work :o)

  15. Oh sooo sweet and your right, that paper is way too gorgeous to cover up :) I'm loving that tie dye effect on the ribbon too, it looks fabulous!

  16. This is totally gorgeous Kylie - GREAT to see this beautiful stamp seeing some ink!

  17. Oh, such a beautiful card my friend! Love the colors and this dog is so cute!

    Big Hugs Tanja

  18. Wow!! Love this cute litte puppy!;) And your colouring of the fur is just fantastic!! A really gorgeous card!
    Big hugs, Camilla

  19. Such a beautiful card - gorgeous layout and love your attention to detail but unfortunately no Tilda! so it doesn't qualify for our challenge at Totally Tilda - you still have a week to enter though xx Lynne xx

  20. Oh Wilma is so cute - she deserved to be taken out again! Love all those different elements and the self dyed ribbon!

    Big hugs!
    Kathrin aka Kruemel

  21. Oh Gosh Kylie this is just gorgeous! I love Wilma as the focal image and those papers are just so gorgeous, vibrant and lush! Love your take on the sketch too and all the details... scrumptious crinkled seam binding and beautiful flowers...oh I just love it all! Stunning!

  22. Kylie this is adorable!! I just got some of this paper and can't cut it just yet1 LOL
    The image is darling and love what you did with that pretty sketch ~ I hope to find time to play along as well!!
    Thanks so much for playing along with us at Just Magnolia!
    Have a great week!


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