Sunday, November 21, 2010

Magnolia Down Under Challenge #73 - A Sketch


This week at Magnolia Down Under Challenges we have a fabulous sketch for you from our former teamie Chantelle. I've had a sneak peek at what the rest of the DT have come up with and once again I find it amazing how one little sketch can inspire so much diversity and I can't wait to see what our entrants do with it!!! I've been making mainly Christmas cards lately so decided to celebrate our beautiful Melbourne Spring weather instead for this card.

Now I think I may have gone a little overboard with the size of my butterfly, but I bought this die a while ago and have been waiting to use it. When I saw the butterfly on the sketch my mind went into overdrive and out came the die. Because it's so big I cut it in a neutral colour and just used some Glimmer mist on it. It's lacy wings don't hide too much of the background so I think it works.

The DP is Websters and the sentiment is a digi ticket from Bizzy Becs Digi Downloads.

Edit - I have been asked who makes the butterfly die - I have tracked it down and it's a Marianne D Creatable Die (Butterfly no.2) - I have found one UK listing for it HERE.

xXx

31 comments:

Riet said...

So beautiful card Debbie,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers and the details.

Hugs Riet.x

Debbie Dolphin said...

SOOOOOOOOOOOOOO gorgeous Debbie P xxxxxx
as alwayssssssssssssssss
love debbie xxx

Andrea C said...

extremely pretty card x

Louise said...

Oh Debbie! This is incredibly beautiful, totally adorable :) Cute colorcombo :) And that butterfly! It´s out of this world!
Hugs

Chantelle said...

This is so pretty Debbie - it has a vintage feel about it and I LOVE it. The butterfly is awesome - great work with the sketch. Have a fabulous week xx

Jean McKenzie said...

Just beautiful Debbie! As usual I admire your flower arrangement! Do I see Websters Pages paper in there - - it is so gorgeous isn't it!

Sue said...

This is beautiful Debbie, love all the detail, and those flowers are just gorgeous! And your colouring is amazing.
hugs
Sue xo

Maria Matter said...

beautiful Debbie! love the doily and lacy butterfly!
xxx

Tracy said...

Your cards are just beautiful.

Melodie said...

wonderful card with this colours.
Hugs
Melodie

Kylie said...

OMG - Debbie I've been trying to get here all day to say - WOW oh WOW !!! This is such a stunning card. I love the DP and that butterfly is amazing. Gorgeous!
Hugs
Kylie

Jenny said...

A gorgeous card Debbie. The colours look fantastic. Now where do you get those flowers from ??? Jenny B

paola said...

You've done a FAB! job with this sketch, i absolutely love that you have used your big Marianne butterfly, i was wondering when i would use mine and now you have inspired me. Beautiful coloring, just stunning!
smiles
Paola

nessy said...

beautiful card debbie ~ just love that colour combo and all so beautifully made and coloured!! adorable!!
vanessa xx

Kristel said...

This is really awesome Debbie! Looks so nice in these colours!!
Hugs Kristel

Craftbugmum said...

WOW I'm blow away with your talent, your cards are so beautiful. Thanks so much for taking the time to share your creations with us.
Fi xx

Butternutsage said...

oh look at that butterfly this little magnolia is getting ready for spring!

Marcia said...

Oh she's pretty. The butterfly is magic!

♥ Kristy Young ♥ said...

WOW Debbie this is stunning!! I love that colour yellow you have used, so very gorgeous! Love all the embellies too!
Kristy xo

Dena said...

I think that butterfly is PERFECT!!! It is gorgeous and really makes the card feel springy! I love your Tilda also, she is still a fav of mine! The card is STUNNING Debbie! A wonderful piece of work!!!
Hugs, Dena

Leigh said...

Beautiful, just beautiful. Love that butterfly die, mine hasn't been used yet. lol

Sue said...

Deb, how nice to see flowers and butterflies, we are expecting snow by the end of the week! Gorgeous details and coloring.

Hugs
Sue

Lynda said...

This card has such a devine worldly feel to it.I love the lacy edge and for me the b'fly is a perfect dimension. Miss Magnolia looks so snug tucked away in there. Just beautiful Debbie. ooxx

Alison said...

Oh so beautiful, I love your Magnolia creations and that butterfly is fantastic (not overboard one bit).
xox

meredith said...

oh wow! This is adorable! I love it xxx

Aussie Loz said...

very pretty card Debbie, love the butterfly - that's a great die, looks like it could be trimmed smaller if wanted... I love something that can be altered!!

Kristine said...

Hi Debbie! WOW, this is so gorgeous. Just look at that beautiful butterfly too! The perfect "Cherry on top" of an already delicious card!! =D

DonnaMundinger said...

WOW Debbie! This is exquisite! xxD

Angela said...

WOW Debbie, this is beautiful!! I love the colors and that big butterfly is gorgeous!!
Hugs:)
Angela

Sammi said...

this is JUST stunning! Gorgeous work Debbie! I LOVE that butterfly! You've used it so well here! Might have to CASE your card LOL :D Do you know where I can find more hours to put in my days tho??
xxx

Lisa Hjulberg said...

I'm so far behind visiting your blog (shame on me!) that I'm not stopping to comment on each one, but I did have to stop and say WOWSER!!! I LOVE that butterfly. And, of course, every Tilda you color up is fantastic.