Sunday, July 19, 2009


Magnolia Down Under Challenge - Christmas in July
Good afternoon,I can't believe 2 weeks has already passed and we are up to another Magnolia Down Under Challenge.This fortnights theme is Christmas in July,you have to use a Magnolia stamp for this challenge and it can be any Magnolia image.If you don't have a christmas Magnolia,then try using christmas colours,papers,flowers,sparkles anything that reminds you of christmas.It is hard to see in the photo but just to let you know I have used stickles on Santa's sleigh and beard,Glossy Accents on his glasses and boots and white puff paint on his suit.I hope to see you entering the challenge and don't forget to have a look at all the DT's work.......their cards are amazing and you should get lots of inspiration. One thing before I go the award under this post was also just given to me by Fern,thankyou so much sweetheart,I really appreciate you thinking of me.Fern is 11years old and very talented,I was just amazed to see what she does so please pop over and have a look at her blog and follow if you want to.Thanks for stopping by.
Stamps - Magnolia Santa and Sentiment, Alota Sleigh and Stampin'Up! Peaceful Wishes(retired)
Ink - Stazon Jet Black and Stampin'Up! Riding Hood Red and Garden Green
Papers - Basic Grey Dasher DP and Making Memories Fa La La DP,Stampin'Up! Whisper White, Riding Hood Red and Garden Green
Accessories - Buttons,Poinsettia flower,McGills Pine Leaf Punch,Circle Punch,Glossy Accents,Diamond, Crystal, and Frosted Lace Stickles,Puff Paint and Derwent Inktense Watercolour Pencils

28 comments:

Tracey Feeger said...

What a wonderful card Cheryl. I love the Magnolia Santa stamps they are so cute. You can see the stickles on him - looks great.
mwah
Trace

Tracey said...

This is gorgeous Cheryl!!

Kellie said...

This is just amazing Cheryl! I love absolutely everything about it, it's gorgeous. Great inspirational work :) And thank you so much for the blog award!
xx

Debbie Pamment said...

Great minds think alike - LOL!!!! Your card is gorgeous - love the image skewed slightly and the little extra embellishments. I nearly got that Santa but luckily mine's different - though mine doesn't sit on the sleigh's seat as his hands make him too wide!!!
xXx

Jackie Thomas said...

OMG Cheryl, this card is absolutely stunning. You never cease to amaze me with your incredible work. Well done. xo Jackie

Chantelle said...

Great card Cheryl, I love all the different elements you've put together for this card.

Moni said...

Gorgeous card, love the Santa stamp! Great colours! Hugs, moni

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

Good morning Cheryl, wow what a gorgeous card, i am loving it. That image is fab and the three dimenstion detail looks great Hugs Linda x

Aunty Sue said...

wow love this love the way you have coloured him. Such a jolly snata. I have an extra present to buy this year last night i became a great aunt. Another boy.

Vicky said...

Gorgeous card Cheryl. Cute santa and sentiment! Thanks for telling us about Fern's blog, she is amazingly talented!
Enjoy the rest of your weekend!
Hugs, Vicky ~x~

Fern said...

Beautiful card, i love the colours and gorgeous papers. The image is adorable, and coloured to perefction!

Fern xx

Lil Sis said...

Gorgeous card - I love that image, he is such a cutie - the stickles show up fine.

Hugs Beccy x

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Cheryl,l love the images and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Sammi said...

Gorgeous card Cheryl!!
It's LOVELY!
Sammi
xxx

Bec said...

OMG Cheryl, This is stunning.. I love this santa..Love everything about it.. Bec xx

Danielle said...

I love this Cheryl - Santa on this sleigh is just absolutely gorgeous! You've really created quite the stunning card here - everything is just wonderful! I've coloured up this image already that I received from you so now I should go and put a card together!!
Hugs, Danielle

Marcia P @ The Stamp Spot said...

Wow, Cheryl, christmas seems so far away but you have made me want it come sooner! Very pretty.

:) Marcia P

Lynda S said...

Too cute Cheryl. I lURVE the extra texturing on Santa. Man it'll be Chrissy b4 we know it!!! Who wldn't love to give ur Santa a big hug???

Maria Matter said...

Beautiful Cheryl! love the elements you added to give him the perfect touch!
Blessings, Maria

Bev said...

Ooooh!!! Gorgeous card hun, such an adorable image, beautiful papers and details too x

Andrea, said...

Gorgeous card Cheryl, he is such a fab Santa and great colouring and embellishments

cats whiskers said...

This is stunning Cheryl just love late imahe and the great fluffy fur on Santa
Hugs Jacqui x

Andie's Space said...

This is so cute, yet it looks grown up at the same time with the lush poinsetta embellishment. I've got to get that sentiment too. Love it!
Thank you so much for the award. I will get it on my blog asap.
Regards,
Andie xx

Norma said...

Cheryl, I adore your card. Haven't seen this Santa before. That sleigh image is to die for. Love the DP's you used and your colouring is wonderful. The puffed-up paint looks great.

Hugs.
Norma

Cheryl said...

Love it! Glad to see you are doing your Christmas cards. Aren't they just so much fun.

Kristy Young said...

WOW Cheryl this is such a gorgeous card! The colouring is AWESOME.
Kristy xo

Ila said...

Your Xmas card is So Gorgeous!! your coloring, paper and details are Fabulous!! love that puff paint!!...Hugs, Ila

Tammi said...

A fab card, wow! Love the bits of pine on top, goes perfectly with santa and his sleigh, amazing coloring too...so cute!

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