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Saturday, May 21, 2011

COUNTRY CHRISTMAS ...Magnolia Style!!


This afternoon I have my
Magnolia Down Under card to share with you.

This week challenge # 97 is..
CHRISTMAS IN MAY
now get out the Christmas papers and have fun!!

I had a blast with this card..

But I tell you I had a very hard time finding all of my Christmas props in my drawer to do my photos.. LOL....




I have used a cute little Tilda from Magnolia-licious But I can't seem to find her in the store right now. UUhhggg!! She is one of the very first Maggies in my collection and I just love her with her little bare knees sticking out.



She has been colored with my copic markers.

Papers: graphic 45, Recollections and bazzill cardstocks.

embellies: Prima Roses, trims, ribbon, doily, brads, wood scroll pieces from my stach. Gingerbreads have been out of some papers that I had in my stash, candy's and cook minitures, bakers twine.

My card has been inked on the edges of all layers and sewn. I did use Glimmer Mist on the doily.

Thanks for stopping by today!!

I really do love to read all of your comments!! They mean the world to me!!

Right now I am having a very hard time going around to all of your blogs. Makes me sad but just alot of things going on here right now.

Take care ..

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31 comments:

Dawn said...

Beautiful & the colouring is amazing too. A truly gorgeous card x

Juls said...

gorgeous!!! The swirls are just stunning!!! HUgs JUls

Carol said...

Stunning as always Sweetie!! Luv the gingerbread men and all your trimmings. So lovely to see Christmas in May, makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside! Lotsa luv, hugs xxxx

Julie said...

This is fabulous Janiel!! I love the deep colours and the little igingerbread men are perfect!! Never too early for Christmas cards!! Juliex

thekolbes said...

Gorgeous. I love the card
Trish

jules said...

wow Janiel it's a stunning card!!!

Kat said...

Gorgeous card Janiel. Tilda is so sweet and I love the cute gingerbread people.

Know what you mean about difficulty visiting people. Sometimes I can't get anything made for doing DT commenting and visiting my favourite blogs. On the other hand if I'm busy making cards I feel guilty about not visiting blogs. You can't win, can you?

Enjoy your weekend,

Kat xx

Di said...

AWesome Janny love the ginger bread men you are sooo clever!
hugs Di xxx

Jackie Thomas said...

OH this is stunning Janny. I love the deep rich colours you've used.
Hugs xo

Cor* said...

Excellent job. Great presentation, even if you had to DIG for them extras!!! LOVELY design. Thanks for inspiring!

Sandy said...

Hey Janiel -- you are just so talented - love this card and I really like what you have done with the ribbons and lace. Gorgeous.
Sandy

Sudha - Art Admirer said...

Wow its so pretty n I luv the colors too.

Jannie said...

Beautiful card Janiel. The image is adorable and the papers are gorgeous.
Have a nice day.

hugs Jannie

Louise said...

Hi Janiel :)

Oh, this is sooo beautiful! I can tell you´ve had loads of fun making this gorgoues card :) Love the checkred background around Tilda. She looks so good by the way - awesome coloring, as always ;)
Lot´s of fabby christmassy looking details too :)

Perfect xmascard!
Hugs

D K Crafts said...

Hi Janiel. Great Christmas card. Love the colours and layout and Tilda is so sweet. Donna

Barb Hardeman said...

Stunning work Janny! Your coloring is so beautiful and I love the little Gingerbread men and the candy sitting in the middle. Sweet, sweet card...hugs...Barb

Angela said...

Gorgeous country Christmas card, Janiel! Love the traditional colors and the gingerbread embellishments and those cute little candies! Adorable!! hugs, Angela

Sharon Caudle said...

OH MY GOSH!!!!! There went my jaw again! Girlfriend...you have no idea how much I love your work! Gingies are my absolute favorite and I totally and completely love this card!!! The ribbon reminds me so much of the ribbon candy my mom would buy every Christmas! AMAZING! Please let me know if you need my address!! LOL!
Hugs, Sharon

Cami said...

BEAUTIFUL Christmas card, and so beautifully colored! Love the layout, trims, embellies... well, just everything about your card!
Hugs,
Cami

Beth said...

Gorgeous card, Janiel! Your coloring is fantastic, and I LOVE everything else too! Wonderful job!

Julie said...

Absolutely adorable Janiel!

Hugz,
Julie

Deb said...

Beautiful card, Janiel! I don't like to think about Christmas cards right now. It finally got nice here in Wisconsin.

Deb H.

Rene said...

Oh so pretty!!!! Those gingerbread men are just too much!
Rene :D

Pat said...

Hi Janny...ooooh...I love this card! I so don't want to think about holiday cards yet!! Kudos to you, girl, for starting early! I love your design and DPs...and the embellies are the best!! Gorgeous coloring - as always. Hugs... Pat Frank

Diana Crick said...

Hi Janiel, She is waiting Tilda and we will bring her in again closer to winter. Stunning card, love all the embellishments especially the wood scrolls. Great layout too.
hugs, Diana

Christina C. said...

Ohhhhh....this is soooo precious, Janiel! Tilda is gorgeous and the details on your card are phenomenal!
A totally stunning creation!

coldwaters2 said...

OMG Janiel this is absolutely awesome what a wonderful design and I love that image of Tilda a superb creation.
hugs
Lorraine x

Sheri said...

I am jaw-dropping loving your coloring Janiel...and that layout...fabulous!

cabio's craft corner said...

Cute and fun card. Those gingerbread men are too cute :-
Hugs,
Cabio

Danielle said...

Hello Janiel, WOW, your card is totally stunning. Love how the ribbon is inserted in the lace, like the vintage colors very much.
Beautiful. Hugs.

Grenouille Greetings said...

STUNNING colouring! Beautiful colours! And I LOVE your gingerbread and candy cane embellishment! So YOU! Giant hugs, Lesley