Wednesday, July 28, 2010

You Make Me Smile

Finally got a chance to try out the new Magnolia DooHickey Dies!  Just love 'em and can't wait for the new ones coming out too!!!  So addicted!!!!  I use a Cuttlebug and they cut really nice!

Anyone recognize the striped paper?  Kind of buried the lace frame with all the leaves and ferns, but it's there!

Supplies used:
Magnolia stamps-#499 Hummingbird, #704 You Make Me Smile
Magnolia DooHickey Dies- #2 Peony Petals, #3 Tilda Lace, #4 Leaf and Swirl
Punch Bunch Sun and Jack Punches
Distress Inks-Peeled Paint, Dusty Concord
Ribbon, Foam Tape, Glaze Pen

The leaves were cut from the petals of the Peony Petal die and I watercolored the Hummingbird with the Distress Inks.

Diana is taking Pre-Orders for these dies plus the new ones.  Looks like the You Make Me Smile stamp is out right now, but check with her about when she will have more.  The Hummingbird is available at the Magnolia-licious store HERE.

Have you figured out where the stripe paper is from?  It is the paper in the Magnolia stamp packages!  So cute, didn't want it to go to waste!!!!

Thanks for stopping by and enjoy the day!


Angelwood said...

This is stunning, Patti-Jo! I love the gorgeous flower you made and the hummingbird is colored so beautifully! wow! hugs, Angela

Lynn said...

I love this card it is beautiful. I would love to be able to afford one of these cutters I already have the little sizzix and revolution if I came home with yet another I would be dead. lol. I love this hummingbird and your lace frame is a highlight with peeks of it here and there. Love it, Love it, Love it.

Peggie said...

Great card. The flower is so pretty and great job with coloring the hummingbird.

Pat said...

Patti beautiful! I love how you tucked in hummingbird so he can enjoy the flower. Very clever girlfriend! Pat Frank

Handmade by Vivi said...

wow Patti, that is gorgeous!!!!!
I so need to get those dies too!!
Love your card!! it is marvelous!

Jean said...

Beautiful Patti Jo and since we live in the south we have hummingbirds galore.. just love em... and you did justice to that little one.. gorgeous flower and love your paper and yes your doo-hicky dies.. they are so great.. love your coloring and layering. the card is just outstanding..
Hugs, Jean

Myrna said...

Very nice! Love how you have the hummingbird drinking from the flower!
I can't wait to get my DooHickeye's they add so much. Very clever on the Maggie insert!!

Corinne said...

Very how it looks like the hummingbird is drinking the nectar from the flower. Love the colors...

Danielle Champagne said...

BEautiful card Patti Jo, Wow, the flower is stunning! Colors are gorgeous. Love the contrast between the green and the purple. Very nice work.

Anonymous said...

This is just gorgeous! I love how you have the hummingbird getting nectar from the flower.

Card Crazy said...

A real delight. Never noticed the Magnolia hummingbird before. Now I have to have him! You did a lovely job. Makes me smile (a lot)
Sue S.

Cami said...

Wow! Wonderful punch-art work Patti-Jo! I love how you did the flower, and the hummingbird is colored that purple and green together. Hugs, Cami

Barb Hardeman said...

Hi Patti Jo! Oh, this is so awesome! I love all the texture and dimension you achieved with the flower and leaves and the little bird! This card is just stunning!

Lisette Morris said...

Wow! You just added the Peony Die to my wishlist, you enabler! LOL! Beautiful card! The hummingbird is amazing!

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous! LOVELY! Beautiful Patti Jo!!! Love how you shaped the flower and then made the leaves too! I'm glad you used mostly stuff I already own! lol I don't have the bird though, but love what you did with it here! I've often thought that Magnolia packaging should be used... but oh my, you can only save so much stuff! lol I do have some of it though.. it should be a challenge for the challenge blog! TFS your fabulous creation!
Pam Going Postal

cabio's craft corner said...

wowzers Patti Jo, this is so gorgeous. Very great idea to use this image for this beautiful flower :o)

Dena said...

This is one of the most gorgeous cards!!! I love how you used the hummingbird with the flower!!! REally inspiring!!! Thanks for sharing!
Hugs, Dena

Mutzy Mia said...

Beautiful always! Somehow I missed that Magnolia now has dies! This could be dangerous to the budget!

Jennibee's Cardspot said...

What a lovely card!! I adore the little bird and your flower is just beautiful
Love Jenni

Only By His Grace said...

Super, awesome, wonderful. I love this card. I love how you made the Peony flower with the new die. The little humming bird is gorgeous. I love how you colored her/him.
Hugs Marion


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