05/10/2011

Creative Inspirations - Friendship!

Good Morning!
Well as I mentioned yesterday my Magnolia Fall Kit arrived and I couldn't wait to have a play! The hard part was choosing which stamp to play with first lol In the end I decided on using Edwin as I think he looks such a cutie here.

This week's challenge over at CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS is the theme of Friendship! I think the sentiment on my card worked really well as I can send this card to a friend who lives abroad :)

This card fits the Challenges at:
SIMON SAYS STAMP - SPARKLE & BLING
PAPERTAKE WEEKLY - ANYTHING GOES
WILD ORCHID CRAFTS - MAKE IT SPARKLE WITH STARS
(The Crystal Stem is by WOC)
JUST MAGNOLIA - SKETCH




Copic Ciao Markers - C1, C3, E00, E21, E31, E33, R11, R59, YG63, YG67


RECIPE:
Magnolia Stamp
Sentiment Stamp by LOTV
Cuttlebug 'Snow' & 'Script' Embossing Folder
Magnolia Lovely Fence Die
Sizzix Originals Snowflake Die
Crystal Stem from Wild Orchid Crafts
Cheesecloth
3D Gloss, 3D Snow, Flowersoft, Dew Drops, Ribbons, Glitter & Twinklets from Stash

As for the Followers / Hits & Celebration Candy I shall be back with the name of the winner later on today!

Thanks for Popping By!
Happy Crafting!
xxx

35 comments:

Sharon Caudle said...

Absolutely goregous, Nat!!! Love the colors, all those yummy snowflakes, and Edwin is colored perfectly!
hugs, Sharon

Barb Hardeman said...

Another totally gorgeous card Nat!! Yummy snowflakes and beautiful coloring with a sweet sentiment make this card sparkle!!!
Hugs,
Barb

Mina said...

gorgeous card Natalie, the new set is so cute isnt it...thanks for joining in with the Just Magnolia & hAnglar challenge this week
Mina xxx

Rebekah said...

He is gorgeous isn't he Nat! I adore all of them so fab for xmas love the pressie stamp too hugs Rebekah xx

Rene said...

Yay for Edwin! Gorgeous card!
Rene :D

julieprice3 said...

Gorgeous card Nat! Can't wait for my images to arrive
Hugs Julie P

Sandy said...

Gorgeous art work Nat! I love everything you do!!
Sandy

CraftyLoops said...

Nat this is a terrific card. I love the subtle colours and it looks so cold and icy looking. Gorgeous. Lee x

Christina C. said...

Oh my goodness, what a cutie!!!!! You did an awesome job coloring and showcasing this adorable Edwin...love the sentiment as well!

DvL said...

What a amazing card! The colors are gorgeous!! What a beauty! Lovely greetings Debbie

Only By His Grace said...

Awesome card Natalie. I love this new Christmas Edwin. Love the way you colored him and fabulous design.
hugs maz

Card Crazy said...

Oh my! He's adorable and your card is a true delight. Love the soft colors and totally trudging thru the magical snow effect.
Sue S.

Betsy said...

Beautiful! I can't wait to get my stamps and play! They're all so cute ~ there's not one I would want to give up!

Christine said...

I am always stunned by the beautiful details in your cards!! That large snowflakes is amazing as is your coloring of the Edwin image. Gorgeous work!!
Thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog.
xoxo, Christine

Chrissy said...

This is a gorgeous card Nat...love the light, soft, cool, colours. Edwin looks very handsome all coloured up.Beautiful snowflakes.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Luanne said...

very beautiful card! love the snowflake it glitters.


Luanne
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Ardilla said...

WOW, this card is amazing :)
The colors and the embelishments, gorgeous!

cabio's craft corner said...

I envy you prepared so many Christmas card Nat. I haven't really get a chance to do many, but keep coming to drool of yours. They all look awesome and this Edwin one as well!!
Hugs,
Cabio

Shannin said...

This is an Amazing card. I just love that image and the design of your card is gorgeous. Hope you are having a good day.

Hugs
Shannin

Louise said...

Fabulous!! Such a beautiful card, Love this image of Edwin.
Louise

Mascha van Dijk Zimmerman said...

He's very cute, love the grey, bye Mascha

Natka said...

It's frosty and beautiful!

Astrid said...

OMG Nat, this is great your card, nice Edwin.
Hugs Astrid

Joy said...

This is definitely a beautiful Christmas card..thanks for joining us at Simon Says Challenge blog

*Vicki* said...

Oh so adorable hun!! I love the sparkle and yummy snowflakes and papers!! Just gorgeous! :)

Riet said...

So beautiful card,I love the image and the colours.

Hugs Riet.xx

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Gorgeous Card!!! The snowflakes are fabulous and you've coloured Edwin in beautifully. :) X X

craftybirdlisa said...

gorgeous card. love the colours x

Elle said...

This is a darling card! I can't wait to see ALL of the new images!

Becky said...

Fabulous card, Love the stamped image.
Becky x

cebelica said...

Wow, I love this card. Fab work!

Pop's Cards said...

HI sweetie this is stunning, love your colour choices here and great use of the sketch, thanks for joining us at JM/HS this week hugs pops x

Christine said...

Stunning Edwin creation Natalie..great colouring layout & embellies..think its strange of Magnolia putting acorns with Xmas images..hope postie has been ??

smiles Christine x

Jill said...

aww this is gorgeous thanks for joining us for PTW 4th Birthday hugs Jill xx

Stampin Mindy said...

AWE!! This is SUPER cute! I love that image. Adorable!!!

Thanks for joining us at Wild Orchid crafts Challenge.

Hugs, Mindy