20 June 2011

TOMIC #3

Happy Monday everyone!

There is a new challenge up over at the TOMIC blog today!  This week we have a fun theme for you to play with... SUMMER - we would like you to use your Magnolia stamps to create something Summer themed.

I've used two of the new stamps from the Sweet Rainbow collection - Watercan Tilda and Bird Background. I have watercoloured again! I find it really relaxing to paint as I have to slow down being a newbie to it. My friend Louise sent me some of her favourite watercolour paper to try - Louise Hunny - I love it!  When I colour with Copics I tend to speed through the colouring process.


I've made a Pop up card. I have seen these on various blogs in the past few months and I really wanted to give one a go. Then my friend Colleen posted a tutorial on the Lime Tart Zest blog - Thanks Col!  They are surprisingly easy. I followed the tutorial to the letter, with the exception of the size of my card. I wanted to punch around the page, so I started with a 5 inch x 6.75 inch piece of kraft cardstock.

Here it is closed:


And a side view....


We would love to see what you create for us this week, if you have a chance to make a Magnolia creation, please play along with our Summer theme :) We love checking out your work.

Thanks for dropping by to see me today, I really appreciate your visit. I'll be back later in the week with something else to share with you.

Hugs xx


18 comments:

  1. This is adorable Kylie, Love your watercolouring too. I like painting but have seriously neglected it since cardmaking. I love the Pop-up will pop over to look at the tutorial.Thanks for sharing. Hugs Mau xx

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  2. Yes, miss Louise is the BEST isn't she? She colors soooo amazing with those inks.
    I LOVE your card. You have inspired me to want to make one now. Thanks for the link! You work wonderfully with the watercolors!!!!
    Hugs Kylie!

    Dena

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  3. Wwooww this is sooooooo gorgeous!!!!

    gr. arjette.

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  4. Oooooh wowwww, what a wonderful slide card you've made!! Just perfect!
    Thank you for your lovely comment on my blog! Just took a peak at your inspirational Blog and became a follower!

    Thanks! Bye bye!
    Sandra

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  6. OKAY OKAY sorry about the delete.. BUt my fingers will NOT type right!!! LOL...

    This is A-DOOR-able.. tee hee he.. Oh gosh your car is fun,cute and amazing detail!!
    Happy week to you dear...
    hugzzzzzzzz, Janiel

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  7. It's beautifull Kylie.

    Hugs Monique

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  8. Great job: it looks so beautiful! I've made a visit to the blog you mention and hope to make a pop-up card myself at any time....

    groetjes, Ellen

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  9. Wow, this is gorgeous! Not seen one of these cards before, beautiful colouring and love all thecdetails!
    Helen x

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  10. Your card is just gorgeous! I love the colours and the layout
    Hugs Julie P

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  11. Wow amezing,love it all the details,beautiful.Great work.

    hugs Agnesxx

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  12. What a gorgeous card! I love it. I certainly going to try make one of those Pop up cards myself!

    Marie-Anne

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  13. wow kylie i love this and these two stamps. I havent bought these either!!!LOL Sooooo beautiful xxxx

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  14. So gorgeous card Kylie.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  15. So beautiful, such a pretty little garden scene, love this new Tilda!

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  16. Hi!Kylie this i just so love,all the pretty colours and lots of lovely detail-truly gorgeous!!
    hugs Lou.xx

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  17. Hi Kylie, What a stunning card, I love the way it pops up! Tilda is coloured beautifully, as is the background...gorgeous! Hugs, Teresa x

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