Sunday, December 6, 2009

Magnolia Down Under Challenge # 28

Good morning everyone,
It's time for another MDU challenge - this time the theme is Bedazzled !!
It's an excuse to use lots of bling - glitter, rhinestones, pearls, beads, etc. I thought this image of Tilda would suit the theme and I had the colours in mind when I picked this stamp.

I embossed some silver paper with swirls and matted it on a dark plum piece of card then mounted this to the bottom of the pink base card.
I then embossed a square of the silver paper with a different pattern to look like tiny pebbles.Over this I mounted a square of the dark plum card and added a piece of pale green and silver glittery paper which I'd distressed around the edges.
I folded back the top right-hand corner and added a pale green pearl to the paper and some small rhinestones on the plum card.
Tilda was coloured in using watercolour pencils and I added some glitter dots to her dress and ribbon bow and also on her wings and the rose she's holding. (Here is a close up of the 'bling'.)

To finish off the card, I tied some pink taffeta ribbon over the bottom silver panel, added the Tilda image (mounted on 3D foam dots) and some pink fabric flowers. I then added some adhesive rhinestones among the swirls and also stuck them onto the silver brads in the flower centres.

Well, if you like this idea why not join us and send in your entry for our challenge today - just click on this link to take you to our challenge site.

Check out the gorgeous designs that the other Design Team members have come up with - they're awesome !

Please drop in again soon - I have some Christmas cards to show you and a few other things.
Thanks for stopping by - hope you're all having a great weekend. See you again soon !!


  1. Soo sooooo pretty, love that image and the pretty glitter you've added, that shine, that embossing, wow wOw!! Beautiful work!!
    Take Care,

  2. Ramona, Your card is stunning. I love the silver embossing, the ribbon & beautiful flowers. Tilda with Rose is adorable & I love the glittery spots you've added to her dress. Great inspiration for all joining us at MDU for this challenge.
    Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays.
    Hugs Jodie from Oz

  3. Beautiful card Ramona, so love the colours you have used, the embossed silver paper looks great, love how you have used the glitter too very sparkly, take careX:)

  4. Ramona your card just sparkles. That Tilda image with the rose is darling and I like the colors you chose. The metalic papers are great too. I'm bedazzled!

  5. OOOh pretty! Lovin the Bling.
    Kristy x

  6. Another fabulous Magnolia card - it was sooo great to see your last one IRL - photos just never do them justice! I'm sure this is super sparkly and even more gorgeous IRL too!

  7. Your card is so cute.

    Greetings from Germany,

  8. Wonderful, I love all the sparkles :)

    Hugs Tanja

  9. Your card is so gorgeous. I love it. The images is so cute.
    Hugs Nadine

  10. Ramona, gorgeous card. Wonderful colouring with your watercolours. I have never tried that. Love all the embossing that you did. This Tilda is so adorable.



Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments about my creations - I appreciate every one. Cheers, Ramona.