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Saturday, 19 October 2013

Basic Grey Challenges Food and Drink

This is my card (Xmas no.38!) for the new challenge starting today over at Basic Grey Challenges.  The theme is Food and Drink and I decided to use this combination of two Magnolia stamps.  I've not coloured up a Tilda in ages and really enjoyed making this one with her sitting on the tin of chocolates (by the look on her face, I think she's eaten them all!).
My Basic Grey papers are Nordic Holiday , and I've coloured with my usual mix of Pro and Flexmarkers.  I've then added some glossy accents to the jar front and to the berries on the  candy cane (which is from a  Sizzix die.
The recipe card is a Lili of the Valley stamp which pulls out for easy reference should the recipient decide to try it out!

The gingerbread border die is an EK Success one that I bought at a fair, and the rest of the embellies are from stash, including the felt gingerbread man ( so cute!)


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12 comments:

Sue said...

WOW! Stunning card Julie, Tilda looks so sweet. Beautiful colouring and wonderful detailing as always.
I hope you are having a good weekend
hugs Sue xx

Jo Nevill said...

Really fabulous card Julie. I just love all your amazing details especially the recipe card !

Have a great weekend

Hugs

Jo x

Vicky said...

Just so gorgeous hun...and I hope you are having a lovely weekend too...:o)

biggest of hugs Vicky xx

Frea Konings said...

Hi Julie, what a great Christmas card. Love that recipe you added! Hugs FRea

Daniele said...

totally stunning ove the vibrancy of the colouring
hugs

McCrafty's Cards said...

Hi Julie, what a gorgeous card, I love it!!
Kevin xx

coops said...

so stunning julie.gorgeous sweet tilda and your design and colours are fabulous :D

xx coops xx

Janice said...

Such a gorgeous card - it just screams Christmas & I love it! Jx

*Vicki* said...

Oh what a fun and festive design you've made here Julie!! Love the jar of heart cookies!! So adorable!! HUGS :)

MIE(Mieko) said...

Gorgeous card Julie! Love the Magnolia images!
Mieko xx

Heather said...

This is just adorable Julie, a fabulous colour scheme, adorable Tilda and su many beautiful details, especially the little box of 'wrapped' biscuits!!!

hugs
Heather xx

Grenouille Greetings said...

Beautifully embellished within an inch of it's life. Beautifully coloured and beautifully coordinated. Hugs, Lesley