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A Magnolia

Two posts in one day! This week's Pattie's Creations Challenge is Mother's Day and I have a friend at work who asked me to do 4 Mother's Day cards as she needed to send a few late cards. This lovely Pattie's Creations Magnolia Branch image was perfect. I printed out the image a bit larger and added an extra bloom. I sponged around a roll of ribbon for the shading and twisted a Spellbinders die to add to my frame.



  1. Gorgeous! Love the 3D flower and the fleur de list on the edges.

  2. So Beautiful! I really like how you did this. I also like how you used that spellbinder die...never know quite what to do with sure have inspired me...Hope you are having a great weekend!

  3. Gorgeous card and perfectly colored! All around beauty!

  4. Nádherná karta, milujem kvety. Je krásne farebne zladená.

  5. Beautiful Nancy, it is such a pleasure to visit your blog, your cards just get better and better.
    Have a good week.
    Kevin xx

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  7. This is beautiful and your friend will very happy that she asked you to make her cards. Oh good idea to use a ribbon spool while shading. Thanks for that. Your shadowing is perfect and gives the whole card a beautiful vintage feel. Like that SB die and the button also. Someone is going to be thrilled to receive this.

  8. Nancy - Wow, this is beautiful! I love how you cut the bloom and gave it more dimension. Great card! Thanks for playing in our 'Mother's Day' Challenge #67!
    Sandi ♥
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
    and Pattie's shop
    Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

  9. Wow, love this! Love the soft colors and all the dimension.

  10. Ooh, beautiful, Nancy. The sponging made that wonderful magnolia really pop.

  11. Oh Nancy! This came out so pretty... I love how you colored my image called "Magnolia Branch"

    Pattie ♥

  12. Ooooh SO pretty! Love your choice of colors and papers and the inked edge on the circle is awesome!!!

  13. What a pretty way to showcase a magnolia bloom! The sponging really adds a touch of elegance to this great card!

  14. This is absolutely gorgeous and I love the distressed effect and the way you've popped the flower. Thanks for playing at
    Pattie's Creations and good luck. Bettina DT Member at Pattie's Creations Challenge! xx


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