Thursday, 28 January 2010

Just Magnolia - Jay Jay's Sketch & Blog Hop Announcement

Hi girls. Glad to see you here again today. It makes my day to know that you are visiting my blog and I can only hope there is something here to bring pleasure.
Well the minor operation went fairly well yesterday and I am looking forward to a bit less backpain when the injections kick in - they normally take a day or so before I really start to feel the benefit. I would like to thank everybody for they best wishes left in comments and emails yesterday. It's a great comfort to know so many people care.
Well on to the card for today. This was made for the Just Magnolia challenge where we had to follow a fantastic sketch this week put together by Jay Jay. I have used magnolia's "Waiting Tilda" and coloured her with my new Polychromos Pencils. I usually do Tildas with my Copics but I thought I would try the pencils this time. I find using them very relaxing. The papers are " Paper Flair" by Paper Rack and mounted on plain brown card. The image panel is mounted on Brown Bazzil embossed with a Cuttlebug die. The embellishments are all from my stash.
I hope you like this card and can perhaps find time to leave me a comment letting me know what you think. I really appreciate your views and anything you have to say is helpful.

Crafty Sentiments are having a Blog Hop from 06:00hrs on Monday 1st February to 18:00hrs on Thursday 4th February to introduce a new range of Valentine's stamps. This will be a circular blog with only a few stops so why not join in the fun. There will be candy somewhere along the way. I know there is a lot going on on Monday but please spare a few minutes to take part - it would be great to have you involved.
I hope you all have a great crafting day.


  1. wow Fiona this is just lush...perfect for the challenge love the chocolate flowers...thanks for joining in with the Just Magnolia challenge
    Mina xxx

  2. you know I'm keeping you in prayer!!! hope you are feeling better very soon!

    your card makes me want some chocolate LOL - love that embossed panel behind her!
    hugs to you!

  3. A gorgeous card I love the colours you have used. I am glad to hear the op was successful and I too will keep you in my prayers. Big Hugs Pascale x

  4. Love the richness of this card,
    Glad to hear that the injections went well,
    You will be up and running around in no time,

  5. What a gorgeous card - love the warm, rich colours. Fabulous hun!!
    Glad all went well this time for you. Fingers crossed it kicks in soon!
    Teri x

  6. What a beautiful card - and coloured so beautifully!! The pencils do take some getting use to but they are really worth it. Funnily enough I picked them up for the first time in months this week!! I am so glad that you are on the road to recovery. Sending you hugs. Lol Lynn ♥

  7. Fiona, this is a beautiful card! I love the tones of brown/cream and Tilda is gorgeous! Those flowers are fab and the half flower is awesome! Very pretty papers! I hope you'll be pain-free soon!
    Hugs, Danielle

  8. Hi Fiona,
    Lush colours..gorgeous flowers,love Tilda and the embossed panel..A beautiful card..
    So pleased your op was ok and your on the mend...
    Mandy xx

  9. So glad your op went well and hope that you can get some relief now. Your card is gorgeous, love the embossed background that Tilda is sat on it is very effective.
    Kim xXx

  10. So glad you are all ok Fiona!
    Love your beautiful card!
    Such a sweet image and fabulous colours and detail!
    kim x

  11. Glad the pain relief is working for you. This little Tilda looks great with the soft pencilled effect. Lovely colours and embellishments.
    Beryl xx


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Fiona x