Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Time for the Books!

At Magnolia-licious Highlites, Diana has given the challenge of something related to Autumn Splendor.  I used a couple of of the new gals from the Turning Leaves collection and figured they were perfect for a school theme.  So hard to decide which ones to use since there are so many adorable images!!!  Guess I always loved fall, not just because of the colors, but also because I loved going to school!

Here are the links:252 EDITOR TILDA
Of course, I like the look of 3D, so cut out Tilda and the chair and popped them up along with some books and the apple.  Images are colored with Distress Inks.

First time I used the talk bubble and I think that is going to be great to have on hand.  What a fun thing to add to a card.  Also used a Hero Arts verse and an EK Success corner punch.

While I had the matching things out, I made another card using:

Now the background paper with the books on it is from an old package of 8 1/2 x 11 computer paper.  Never did use it to print on from the computer, but it has been a fun paper to use on some cards and for scrapbooking. This is what it looked like before I cut it apart.
Click on the names of the images or dies above or you can find the whole new collection HERE for the regular size Magnolia stamps.  And HERE for the mini stamps for this collection.

Diana at Magnolia-licious has the best selection of Magnolia stamps, both regular and mini and has come up with some awesome discounts for us!  She has made up some combos with the new minis at fantastic prices!!!  She also offers a store credit for your purchases too!  Right now there is a giveaway price for the mini sentiments at only $2.99 each!!!  All this and in addition great customer service and really nice people!!!!

Hope you will join us at Magnolia-licious Highlites for the challenge of a project Fall/Autumn themed using at least one Magnolia image.  Diana has yet another generous prize for those entering!!!

A note of thanks to all those that have left comments and stop by regularly.  It means so much and I appreciate it!!!

Enjoy every day!
Patti Jo


Only By His Grace said...

hi Patti Jo!
What a great idea using that paper. Tilda fits perfectly with it. I love your coloring with the distress inks. Her hair is a good color.
The other Tilda with the pencils is gorgeous too. Love them both.
hugs Maz

Cathy Lee said...

Adorable, Patti Jo. Your Tilda looks lovely on that card and that paper is awesome. Creative way to reuse it for cards and so clever with this Tilda.
Cathy Lee

Danielle said...

Using that paper Patti Jo , is just perfect! and fits Tilda right on.Beautiful cards., you colored both Tida wonderfully. Hugs.

KarinsArtScrap said...

this isso cute and very beautiful cards PJ.

greetings karin

Christina C. said...

WOW....that paper is absolutely perfect for those two Tildas!!!!! Your cards are your design work and coloring!

Anonymous said...

I love the scene you've created, those books are perfect and the Tildas you chose fit right in, very sweet Patty Jo
Hugs Julie P

Crafts2do4fun said...

Beautiful job, love your coloring and what smart way to use the book pattern paper.
Your cards are aways an inspiration

Leslie Turner said...

Absolutely adorable! I just love this Tilda and all the books! Wonderful!

Doreen Horats, Clayton said...

Wow so totally wonderful. Love all the colors and designs.
Blessings Doreen

Christy Designs said...

wow.... beautiful card!
Love your Tilda scene , perferct with pattern paper you choose.

Paper Tails said...

Wow! Great idea with the use of the paper. Your coloring looks fantastic!!!


Candy said...

Hi Patti Jo,
LOVE both cards!!
Great paper to have and use :o)
Hugs, Candy

Francy said...

Oh I love your idea for the paper. The stamp that you used are wonderful and coloured very well.

Linda Palmer said...

The paper is perfect for this card and a beautiful card it is. Your coloring is fantastic. Love your card.

Pam said...

Both of your cards are supper cute Patti Jo!!! Loved how you used the paper too.

Chris said...

Adorable! Both Tildas look wonderful with the paper. I think I once had that very paper, too! LOL. What a perfect pairing! Your coloring on both cards is perfect as always! Love them both!

Chris Christensen

Kelly Neis said...

Clever, I love the scene. Tilda is adorable and she is perfect in the stack of books!

Norma said...

Patti Jo, the cards are adorable. Love the scene you've created. That paper is perfect for these 2 Tilda's. Haven't got around to colouring mine yet. Love the talk bubble.

Elle said...

Perfection in the making! I love how you used the paper and created such an amazing card. Beautiful!

Jean said...

Love both your cards Patti Jo. Your idea of the books is so perfect and adore how you incorporated both the Tilda's in their school gear, so appropriate Looks so sweet. Can't believe you loved school though!!
Hugs, Jean

Chris said...

Hi Patti Jo and far too long with no visit from me, so I'm enjoying ogling some of the gorgeous cards of yours I've missed. I really love this one and the book background paper sets the scene perfectly. Beautiful colouring and I agree about the talk bubbles too.

Hope you're well and having a good summer. Hugs, Chris :)


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