Thursday, 2 October 2014

Bye bye summer

Hello lovely people,

It's double trouble from me today with 2 blog posts and the first one for you is for our new challenge at In The Pink where we have the theme...

FANCY FOLD

There are lots of lovely fancy fold designs out there and I always think they make for a really special looking card.  My favourite at the moment is the criss cross card so here is my creation...


I am having to limit the number of Magnolia stamps I buy as they are so lovely I could easily have them all, so I just picked my one absolute favourite from the last release which was the Pink Lemonade collection.  And this is it!
I think I am clinging on to the last bit of sunshine and warmth with this card! Yes, I know it's really autumn now but shhh, no-one has told the weather yet :-)


I made a large pull out tag to go inside but have decided to leave it blank for now until I decide how it should be finished depending on what I do with the card!


Card recipe;
Image: Pink Lemonade Tilda - Magnolia (available from Bunny Zoe's Crafts)
DP: Coffee in the arbour - Maja Design (available from Live and Love Crafts)
Ric rac: from stash
Tag: Sentiment tags - LOTV
Dies: Circle stax - Dienamics, Tilda lace - Magnolia Doohickey

Copic colours;
Skin: E000/00/21/11/04 & R20
Hair: E50/53/55/57
Top / ribbons: RV32/34/R56/RV69
Trousers: E40/41/42/43
Shoes: E41/42/43/44
Drink: YR30/Y23
Foam / bubbles: YR30/Y21/Y35

If you haven't already done so then do pop over to In The Pink and check out the gorgeous creations from the rest of the Pink Ladies; there are lots of different fancy folds to inspire you.

Thanks for visiting and I really appreciate any comments that you leave,


Challenges I am playing along with;
2.  Midweek Magnolias (anything goes)
3.  Sweet Magnolia (just for girls)

12 comments:

Ella's Design said...

This is such a pretty criss cross card,Kat! I love those yummy papers and that little lemonade Tilda is so sweet! Hugs, Lisa x

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Kat. Stunning colouring of the sweet image, I love the papers and beautiful design too.
hugs Sue xx

Sammy said...

Oh this is gorgeous Kat! Love those papers! x

Squirrel x said...

Super cootiepatootie! Gosh Kat, I am running out of superlatives for your amazing work hun. Love this one. Hugs xx

Carole said...

Beautiful card...love the design and super colouring of the image.

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

Swooooooon! This is gorgeous Kat! X

Annette said...

This is STUNNING Kat. Absolutely stunning. I love the criss-cross design too.
Hugs
Annette
xx

Filharmonica said...

Lovely criss cross card :-) Thanks for joining us at LLC this month! DT Heidi

Christine L said...

Well I think criss-cross cards are my favourite type of fancy fold - and you've cracked it with this one Kat... it's fabulous!

Hugs
Christine x

Sandra Mathis said...

Awww...how sweet! The criss cross cards are so easy to make, and so effective for showing showing off beautiful papers, which you certainly have done with this card. Thanks for joining LLC for our PINK challenge.


Hugz, Sandy
Owner & Operator @Live & Love Crafts

Suzi said...

Fabulous card, love the colour combo and this sweet Tilda. I think Criss cross card are my favourite style. Thank you for coming over to play with us at Midweek Magnolias. Good luck!
Hugs Suzi x

Rebecca Bradshaw said...

Absolutely gorgeous, I really love this card! Such a fabulous Tilda and beautifully embellished.
Rebecca.