Monday, September 1, 2008

My first Magnolia cards

I've been a stamper for over 10 years, but I'm not a very good one - at least I don't think so when I compare my cards and others out there (see side panel for some awesome card crafters). However, I'm quite happy with my simplistic style, but I do want to work on creating more complex cards. I usually just want to make lots of cards since using techniques can often take up a lot of time and with my very active three-year-old, that isn't something I often have a lot of. My oldest is starting grade one tomorrow so I will have a couple hours each afternoon without children to do "mom" stuff and I'm hoping that most of that time will be spent creating and not cleaning.

Now, on to my 1st cards made with Magnolia stamps. I love these little angels! These girl images are named Tilda and her counterpart is a boy named Edwin. I have placed my first order and will be receiving my very own little package this week. I can't wait to play! These images were kindly stamped and sent to me from some wonderful ladies on the Magnolia-licious Yahoo group. Thank you Jackie and Tricia!

stamp sets - Tilda with Lilacs and Stone Wall by Magnolia Stamps, Warm Words by SU
cardstock - SU Soft Sky, Garden Green
ink - SU Classic Garden Green
(I apologize for not knowing the white cardstock or ink used with Tilda and the stone wall)
accessories: SU blender pen, watercolour pencil crayons, Purple Stickles
techniques - paper tearing, sponging

This card was created for the Magnolia-licious August card mingle - the requirements were to use a Magnolia image and flowers on the card. The flowers didn't have to be on the image, just somewhere on the card.

stamp sets - Tilda with Basket by Magnolia Stamps, Warm Words by SU
cardstock: PTI Berry Sorbet, PTI Spring Moss, SU Soft Sky
ink: SU Classic Kiwi Kiss
accessories: SU blender pen, watercolour pencil crayons, PTI Berry Sorbet grosgrain ribbon, Making Memories crystal brad, Icicle Stickles, SU five petal punch

Thanks for stopping by and feel free to leave a comment!


Anita said...

Beautiful cards!

Anonymous said...

Your cards are awesome. Your parecel should be there any day now. Enjoy and Have a MAGNOLIA-licious day.


Lizzie said...

Great site Love your cards they look just great. Also have finally put up my Blog space. I have added you in my blogger list.
Have a great day
Ps hope the card arrives soon

Monica said...

Your cards are beautiful! Love the paper tearing you did on the grass area! Very cool!

Tricia said...

So cute, Teri! Love the Tildas!! :)

Anonymous said...

Great card Teri, may it be the first of many wonderful Magnolia creations for you! Joyce Kurtz in Beaverton, Oregon.

Cheryl said...

Hi Teri! found your blog! cute little kiddo! Great job with the Magnolias!

HP toner said...

That must be one of the nicest gifts I have ever seen. Really, I mean it's not something typical or anything like that, it's more of an enhanced upgrade to the original production. It's always fun to give something that looks like there was a lot of thought put into it which is what we all like to call, "priceless". So let's all take at least one day every so often, maybe even be spontaneous and let's form some sort of gift to give someone special to us that bit of recognition to know that we still care :) it'll be fun!