Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Vintage Bridal Couple, Edwin and Tilda, Card

Hello my little chickadees,

Guess what time it is. It's time for a new challenge at the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog! This time, we are challenging you to use...


Remember to stick to the rules. You must use a stamped image available at the Magnolia-licious Store. We would especially love to see you use your Magnolia stamps! You must have lace on your card. Your card must be new and not previously posted on your blog.

For my card, I pushed myself to try a couple of new techniques. First, I decided to do the entire card in sepia tones. I used Walnut Stain Distress Ink for the entire thing! Next, I also tried to improve my ability to use the European technique of minimalist coloring. Everything has been edged in Walnut Stain. How did I do? LOL

The stamp I used is Vintage Bridal Couple #3043 available at Magnolia-licious. I love how the veil looks on Tilda's face, and isn't Edwin adorable?

I added a lacey doily, some paper lace made with a Magnolia Doohickey Die - #82 - Vintage Box Lacing Coffee. This die is back in stock at Magnolia-licious so get it before it is gone again! It is a lovely die to use. I also used a strip of ecru lace along the bottom.

I used a Go Kreate die set for the card shape. I found a Memory Box die that matched the trim on the lace, so I added that as well. Also used were a pair of Nestie dies to create the circles. I also went through my flower supply and pulled what I thought looked nicely. The sentiment is from my stash.

I hope you will leave a comment for me. Diana pulls a winner from the comments left on the DT blogs. It could be YOU! If you're NOT in, you CAN'T win!

Thank you for stopping by. I hope you like my card! Have a wonderful week!

Wishing you light and love,


I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:

Totally Tilda Challenge Blog #78 - Wedding - ends 8/25

Inky Chicks #10 - Lace - ends 8/17

Craft Room Challenge - Bingo (I went down the far right column (lace, brown, pearls or gems) - ends 8/19

Simon Says Stamp Blog ends 8/18 - Vintage w/Die Cuts

Little Clare's Designs Challenge #35 - Wedding - ends 8/16

Marvelous Magnolia #39 - Wedding, Engagement, Anniversary - ends 8/14


Gayle's Crafty Blog said...

WOW !! Chris, this is beautiful, the colouring is amazing..the whole card has a real vintage feel..it's lovely..Hugz Gayle xx

Louise said...

Wow!! Gorgeous card, love the details, fabulous
hugs Louise

Aartje said...

It is gorgeous, I love your coloring.
Hugs Aartje

Anonymous said...

Absolutely gorgeous Chris! Love the sepia coloring technique and all the lovely embellishing. Wonderful job! hugs, Angela

Mikha Adriani said...

OMG!! I just love that chocolate colours you used on this card, Chrissy! Your colouring is super lovely <3 love them very much.

Hugs, Mikha

Mikha Adriani said...

OMG!! I just love that chocolate colours you used on this card, Chrissy! Your colouring is super lovely <3 love them very much.

Hugs, Mikha

Candy said...

Hi Chris,
You did a wonderful job using Sepia Technique!!
I love the many many layers of your card. Your embellishments are perfect.
Big Hugs, Candy

Anonymous said...

I love the sepia tones and all the wonderful detail, so pretty Chris
Hugs Julie P

Dan said...

Such a sweet card, and so perfect for our die-cuts challenge! Thanks for joining us for this week's Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

Kelly said...

Very elegant and I love the sepia tones. Gorgeous card!
Hugs Kelly

NPurdum56 said...

So beautiful Chris! You did a beautiful job on the coloring! Gorgeous, just gorgeous! :) Nancee

Chris said...

This is so pretty.

lvtaz2000 said...

What a gorgeous card. I really love how the monochrome accents the stamped picture. Thank you for sharing.

Mervi said...

Hi Chris!
Gorgeous card, love the layers, beautiful and many details, lovely soft colour choices.
Thank you for playing bingo with us at Craft-Room challenge, good luck;-))m

Maria said...

I think you did brilliant! This looks stunning in sepia tones, and the layers and embellishments are beautiful. Thanks for playing Bingo with us over at the Craft-Room this fortnight.

Maria xx

Brita said...

WOW this is such a gorgeous wedding card. I love the design and your sepia colouring is fantastic!! Thanks so much for sharing your creation with us at Marvelous Magnolia and hope to see you soon.
Hugs, Brita

Sande said...

Simply gorgeous wedding card. Sepia tone is my favorite colorway. Fantastic coloring.

Zoechaos said...

A real celebration card! completely adorable. thank you for sharing with us at Craft-Room Challenge XOXO Zoe

cabio's craft corner said...

Love the softness of this card. Very little details are magnificent :o)

Anonymous said...

Hi Chris,
This card is gorgeous.
I like it a lot! Like the vintage and sephia look of it.

Unknown said...

Fantastic creation, love the colors. Thanks for sharing with us at Totally Tilda.

Liz's creative corner said...

Wow this is gorgeous, love the design, the embellies go perfectly and the colouring is beautiful, thanks for sharing with us at Totally Tilda, hugs Liz xx

Jenny said...

What a beautiful card! Thank you so much for joining us at Totally Tilda. Jen xx

Mandy said...

Oh wow beautiful card Chris, I love everything it's so pretty.
Thanks for joining us at Totally Tilda
hugs Mandy xx