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Sunday, January 30, 2011

My Mellow Maggie!!

Fellow Maggie enthusiast and cardmaker extroidanaire, Cabio, selected this photo for inspiration on the Magnolia-Licious Challenge blog.

There is something very soothing about this buttery palette and I just had to give it a try. Also new to me on this card is black hair. My Copic collection is meager in the yellow dept. but it it worked somehow. Mellow tones of yellow are rare ones for me but I think it turned out okay and I'll definitely try them again.

I followed the ingredients on the Magnolia-Licious HiLites blog as well where the recipe is 4 flowers, 3 DP, 1 ribbon, and 2 Magnolia images. My second image is the Tilda sunflower stamp.

Rosalie so kindly wrote and asked me for the Copic colors I used. I will try to post them more often in the future! Here goes:
Flesh - E0000, E00, E33, E50, R00, R11, R20,
Dress - Y00, YR21, E000, E50, C1, E99, E25 (see only 2 yellows used)
Socks - E50, E000, Y00, YR21
Shoes - E50, E33, E25, E99
Hair - C1, C3, C5, N7
I used my colorless blender on the hair, shoes/socks, & dress ruffles. Since I am still building my Copic collection I have to improvise but it seemed to work on this!

Challenges I'm entering:
Magnolia-Licious Challenge Blog
Magnolia-Licious HiLites

This card was a lot of fun but DH thinks it's too busy!

35 comments:

Candy said...

Oh what a fabulous card you have made.
Your yellow Copics may have been meagre but you sure had some good ones and made excellent use of them.
Your colouring rocks!! Tilda's black hair is perfect!!
I adore your papers, pretty flowers and all of your wonderful die cuts!!
This is one GREAT card :o)
Thank you so much for joining in our Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog.
Hugs, Candy

Rosalie said...

UAU I love it!
Seu cartão esta lindíssimo. Seu colorido é barbaro.
Como agora tenho algumas copics e comecei a pintar com elas, gostaria que você dissesse quais foram as cores de copics utilizadas nesta Tildinha.
Obrigada e mais uma vez parabéns
pelo cartão.
Gorgeous!!!!
Beijos

Rosalie said...

Hi Ronda
Thank you so much, you are very kind writing the copics used on this card. Sorry I wrote you in portuguese.A love your work.
Hugs
Rosalie

Judy Miller said...

She is so cute! Your colors are wonderful.

Card Crazy said...

You've created a lovely interpretation of the picture, the yellows are rich and deep and, of course, the sunflowers are perfect. Very pretty card, indeed!
Sue S.

justme1972 said...

I just LOVE your card! what do DH's know anyways? LOL

justme,
laura

wljp65 said...

For meager yellows, you did a GREAT job on the card! Funny how we make do until we can get some more. It is VERY soothing card!

Wendy - daffygal

Cricket said...

Wow, your card is gorgeous. Love the layout, especially the sunflowers.

Cricket said...

Wow, your card is beautiful. Love the sunflowers and really love the layout.

Sharon Caudle said...

Beautiful card! Yellow is my favorite color so you had me from the get go! LOL! Love the papers you used and all your wonderful details.
hugs, Sharon

Kelly Neis said...

I love your card, it is beautiful and the sunflowers on the ledge are so cute. Really nice

PattiD said...

Your card is BEAUTIFUL!!!

charlene said...

This is a pretty card and yes there is something very peaceful about it ! Awesome coloring , geat layout !
Hugs

Pam said...

Hi Ronda...hard to believe only two yellow Copics. Your YELLOW card is sooooooooo cute. Fab coloring of Tilda with the black hair.
Hugs from Indiana,
Pam:)

Rosie said...

Wow, this is beautiful! Gorgeous coloring and the layers are fabulous....definitely not too busy for us maggie lovers!

THE HOOSIER STAMPER said...

Love the colors. I love the way you made the little window behine her, so cute, and your coloring is perfect!

Norma said...

Oh, so many things I like about this card. Adorable Tilda--one of my favorites and she's beautifully coloured. Love sunflowers--they're such cheerful flowers. Easel cards are my favorite type of cards, wonderful warm tone to the card. You've beautifully put this card together--love it!

Hugs,
Norma

Stamper Gyrl said...

Your card is very pretty.
I love it!
Tracy

Chris said...

Girlfriend, you've been holding out on us! Look at that talent! Your card is stunning! I love every element you included!
XO,
Chris Christensen

Teri said...

Well, this is just adorable!! Your coloring is just beautiful and the yellows turned out perfect!! I'm glad you let us see your work and I hope you continue!!!!
Teri

paola said...

Positively delightful! those beautfiul sunflowers are so bright and sunny, puts one in the summer mood, stunning!
smiles
Paola

Christel Webb said...

Lovely card(s) I love every one of them. And yes, the yellow is very soothing. Great job(s)

Hugs
Christel

Cassy said...

What a cheerful card! Love how you colored Tilda. She's precious!
:o)
Cassy

Cami said...

Ronda, your card is gorgeous with the yelows and you colored her black hair beautifully! Great take on Cabio's inspiration pic!
Hugs,
Cami

PaperLace n Card Nook said...

Oh she is adorable. Your work is a work of art congrats.
hugs Carolyn

Kathy said...

Gorgeous card!!! Nice job with the colors and all your details are stunning! Thanks for inviting us over to take a look!
:)Kathy

Rene said...

OMG! I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE this card! (Did you catch that? The more "o's" in the word the more you love it!) It is BEAUTIFUL!
Rene :D

Leslie Avila said...

Super Cute! I love all that yellow. Such a happy card. You've colored her perfectly!
oh man, I haven't even started the handmade stuff. But in my mind, i'm always designing. lol
Hugs,
Leslie

Leslie Avila said...

Super Cute! I love all that yellow. Such a happy card. You've colored her perfectly!
oh man, I haven't even started the handmade stuff. But in my mind, i'm always designing. lol
Hugs,
Leslie

Iulia said...

OMG! This card is FABULOUS!!!! I love everything about it: the colors are gorgeous,Tilda looks magnificent and those flowers are the exact touch of perfection!
Amazing job!
Hugs,Iulia

cabio's craft corner said...

Stunning creation and beautiful take on of the inspiration photo. Thank you so much for joining us over at Magnolia-licious Challenge and can't wait to see your creation for the next challenges :o)
Hugs,
Cabio

Peggie said...

Beautiful card. Great interpretation of the photo. Love the way you colored Tilda. Such a cheerful card.

Ying Pang, said...

LOVE your card, your coloring is so stunning !!Thank you very much for your nice comments for my tutorial.

Hugs,
Ying

Sandy said...

Bright, sunny, cheerful - love your yellow card. The design work is great and I do love sunflowers!
Sandy

LindaC said...

What a pretty birthday card. The person who receives it will be so pleased. You did an awesome job on it. Thanks for playing along with Magnolia-licious Challenge. LindaC