Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Magical Magnolias + Chevrons + Colour Q

It is serendipity how challenges work together sometimes. This card was started in my mind with the CASual Fridays Challenge to use both Flowers & Chevrons.


I had a Cuttlebug embossing folder and Memory Box die out on my desk, but hadn't found the time to put together a card yet. Yesterday Cath posted the new Tuesday Trigger: Magical Magnolias at Moxie Fab World and Arielle posted this week's Colour Q Challenge which inspired me to get this card done.

Now, I realize my flower die is not the same as the Magnolia blossoms on the tree, but they both have a very soft, feminine feel, so I went with it :)

I used the debossed side of the main panel, colored my flowers and pearls with the same copic marker and finished it off with one of my oldest wood mount stamps and favorite sentiments. In real life the pearls & flowers are the same color - the pearls are looking a little peachy to me here & I'm not sure why?

Since Simon Says . . . April Showers and Spring Flowers this week, I am also linking this up to the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog.

ETA: I've had a couple of questions about the embossing folder - it is a Cuttlebug folder from Provo Craft called "Charles" that also comes with a single chevron border embossing folder.

Thanks for stopping by,



  1. Your card look gorgeous!!!
    Good luck to the challenge!

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  2. This is simply marvelous, Jacquie!

  3. JACQUIE!! LOVE how this turned out! The debossed side of your paper is more subtle to go with the look of your CAS card. And your coloring on the flowers is so sweet. Really well done! Thanks for playing with the CAS-ual Fridays Challenge!

  4. A gorgeous card - I love your debossing, beautiful flowers and the pearls!!

    Thanks so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp challenge,
    Heather xx

  5. Lovely card, Jacquie, I love the coloring! So happy you shared your card with us at the colourQ this week.

  6. This card is stunning. It has so many details while still holding onto the perfection of simplicity.

  7. Hey there, I'm your newest follower! Found you from the colorQ challenge blog, and I must say,...this is so pretty! LOVE your chevron embossing and those flowers are just lovely!

  8. Fantastic - I hope you'll link up at 52 Card Pickup this week!

  9. Your card is very pretty!! I love the clean and simple, and your wonderful bg paper!!

  10. This is one of my favorite of all your cards. It is just stunning. So simple, and yet so beautiful. Now, I need that die.

  11. Hey Jacquie! Thanks for linking this up to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

  12. This is beautiful! I just love that embossing folder...the whole creation is very soft & feminine! Thank you for playing with the CQC colors this week!

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  14. Hello Jacqui really love this card.. was wondering if you could please tell me the name of the embossing folder.. I love that as well .. never seen it here in Australia.. hope you can please help.. kind regards Hanny

    1. Hi Hanny - thanks for your nice words! I edited the post to identify the embossing folder - it is a Cuttlebug folder from Provo Craft called "Charles". Best of luck finding it locally!


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