Saturday, August 6, 2011

In My Thoughts

This card started because I had a few left over pieces from another project!  White and shimmery paper is rather difficult to photograph!!!  The printed background paper is SEI White Elegance.  It was given to me by an especially nice person!!!  Thank you!!!! :)  It was sooo hard to cut into because it is so pretty, but I'm finally using it!!!!  The paper is white with an almost platinum metallic look too.  GORGEOUS!!!!  So I matched it with Star Dreams paper which really doesn't show up in the photos.

I've entered this into a Dare To Get Dirty 11 Challenge at Splitcoast Stampers.

Did you know you can use alcohol markers on Star Dreams????  I knew you could use the shimmery Cryogen White, but hadn't thought of the using the Star Dreams.  Used the Rich Cocoa Memento Ink pad with some ProMarkers and Touch Markers for a nice soft look.

The Tilda is MINI #3081 Tilda with Hanging Heart!  Isn't she sweet??!!  I also used the #26 Heart Swirl DooHickey Die.  I believe the die is on re-order right now.  You can find all the Magnolia products at Magnolia-licious HERE.  Diana has a large selection and besides being really nice, has fantastic service!!!
And look I even did the inside!!!!  

I know we aren't supposed to just collect things, so decided to pull out a few things I haven't used or not for a while anyway.  For the printed paper, I used a Cuttlebug embossing/die, the borders are a MS punch, the flowers and leaves are EK Success punches, the flower centers are Punch Bunch mini sun punch, the corner punch is Creative Memories and the word stamp is Hero Arts.  Also put in some pearl drops with the Viva Decor Pearl Pen and a little Stickles on the wings.
My other project I'll have to wait to post since it is for a special occasion!!!  :)

There are some great projects entered at the Magnolia-licious Highlites Challenge of Paper Only!  You still have plenty of time to come up with a Paper Only project to enter too!

Thanks for stopping by!

Enjoy every day!!!
Patti Jo


Monia said...

Sweet nad beautiful card :)

Nágela said...

Very beautiful,elegant and deliate!

NGCARDS said...

I agree the papers are beautiful :) This card is beautiful too love the classic feel xxx

Rhonda Miller said...

Wow, this is simply stunning. TFS.

Linda said...

Wow stunning fabulous design!!!! what an awesome job!!!!!

Barb Hardeman said...

Oh, I just sucked the air out of my room! This is breathtakingly beautiful!!! Your attention to each details is stunning!

Card Crazy said...

Simply elegant and beautiful! The hint of soft color is gorgeous.
Sue S.

Karen's Fun Blog said...

Wow! That was worth cutting into, it is beautiful! : )

Peggie said...

Such a beautiful card and the sentiment is just perfect for it.

Cami said...

Hi Patty! Your card is gorgeous! It's so elegantly beautiful and I love the white on white with a touch of color.
Hugs, Cami

Sandy said...

Outrageously beautiful!

Juliep said...

This is so soft and pretty. Love all the white with the little touch of color. Gorgeous.

Pat said...

Hi Patti Jo...this is just stunning!!! I love the white and pastel pink...and all of your intricate details just beautifully showcase this adorable little Tilda!! And the inside is just as gorgeous as the outside!! Another winner, darlin'!! Hugs. Pat Frank

Anonymous said...

This is just lovely! Such a sweet card
Hugs Julie P

Rene said...

Oh wow! That IS some pretty paper and you have made a gorgeous card with it!
Rene :D

Beth said...

Oh Patti Jo, how gorgeous!

Jean said...

Oh my goodness Patti Jo, this is so gorgeous.. I know especially what you mean.. I cut into some paper today, shimmery by Gina K design, but my card is by far not at beautiful as yours.. mine will be on tomorrow and it has some beautiful large brad pearls that a very dear friend sent me (thank you) but I am so in awe with your card but then I usually am... Make some more... you are doing so good.. it is a fantastic card..
Hugs, Jean

Chris said...

Oh wow! This card is just breathtaking! You did such an amazing job, Patti Jo! It is just so soft and elegant. Yes, I do know how hard it is to cut into some papers! It's like sticking my finger under the blade! You did a wonderful job! Wow!

Chris Christensen

cathylynn said...

Totally Gorgeous and elegant. Love the soft colors too!
Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

Elle said...

STUNNING! I love all of the details.

Christina C. said...

OMgosh, I have lots of paper I just can't bring myself to cut into..LOL!
Your card is breathtaking....soooo elegant and beautiful!

Louise said...

Stunning card!!! So delicate and beautiful

Barb in Texas said...

Love the "soft" look ! Ü

Danielle said...

OMG!!! Patti Jo, I have papers I do have lots of trouble cutting into. But then....I do have to try something! Your card is stunning. Your coloring of Tilda is just breathtakingly beautiful. So so delicate, and very chic. I adore.

Lisette Morris said...

Absolutly Stunning!! I have a super hard time cutting into beautiful paper too. I sit and stare at it forever before I decide to use it! LOL!!

Sharon Caudle said...

Oh Patti Jo, this card is so exquisite!!! I love the shimmery white and pretty pink combo! Your coloring is gorgeous and love all the white flourishes and frames! Stunning!
hugs, Sharon

Kathy Gerace said...

I know what you mean by not cutting the beautiful papers - have several of them myself. Your card is drop-dead gorgeous. Just love everything about it!

Francy said...

This is stunning. i love the colours and the datails of this card.

Only By His Grace said...

Hi Patti Jo!
This is beautiful. I missed this one.
I love the softness. The little flowers look so lovely. I love the framing too.
Hugs Maz

Cordine said...

Stunning card!

Handcrafted by Helen said...

I haven't called in and had a look for a wee while, but love your recent creations! I love this card, such lovely delicate colours!
Hugs Helen


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