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Wednesday, 7 September 2011

Christmas Gift from Tilda

Good afternoon all,
I did promise I'd be back soon to share more creations with you and here I am. I fell in love with the gorgeous picnic basket made by the very talented Sylvie from the Magnolia DT and instantly wanted to see how it would look as a Christmas basket.

I really love the clean, fresh look of gingham and polka dots so decided to combine the two.

The handle was created with a yummy MS punch, the snowflake is by Cuttlebug and the poinsettia on the top of the box is by Marianne D.
I used 2 of my favourite Magnolia stamps on this project as they are sooo cute. I coloured both of the images with my trusty promarkers and then went to town with my stickles as a girl can never add too much sparkle!


Promarker Colour Recipe:
Snowy Hug
Tilda's Skin: Blush, Dusky Pink
Hair: Sandstone, Cinnamon, Shale
Hat & Coat: Poppy, Crimson
Jeans & Gloves: Denim Blue, Midnight
Sleeve: Pear Green
Boots: Cinnamon, Shale
Shading on Snowman: Cool Grey 1
Snowman nose: Saffron, Apricot
Hat & Gloves: Pear Green
Buttons: Cool Grey 3 and 4
Broom: Sandstone, Cinnamon, Poppy

Tilda in Winter Night
Skin: Blush, Dusky Pink
Hair: Sandstone, Cinnamon, Shale
Hat & Coat: Poppy, Crimson
Glove & Tights: Pear Green
Socks: Ivory
Boots: Cinnamon, Shale
Lantern: Cool Grey 4, Tulip Yellow, Gold, Pumpkin

I am entering this project into the following challenges:
Cute Card Thursday - #180 'A Pinch and a Punch'
Just Magnolia - 'Anything Goes'
MDUC - 'Frame It'
Crafty Creations - #135 'Anything But a Square'


6 comments:

  1. omg!!! how cool is that! love it!! you clever chick you. hope all is well and hubby is getting near to getting his op hun
    hugs Lou xxx

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  2. Hi sweetie this is gorgeous love this image, fab colours too,thanks for joining us at JM/HS hugs pops x x x

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  3. This is adorable Clare. I love it. Great job hun.

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  4. Oh my loooooord...*Wait, i have to pick up my jaw from the floor...*
    This is amazing!!! Such a pretty x-mas basket...Loveall the cute imagaes and your wonderful colouring!!! Have a fantastic day sweetie! Hugs and sunshine!

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  5. this is absolutely gorgeous hun, hope all is ok with you x

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  6. What a cute little basket - love the idea to use this for christmas!

    Thanks for joining us at MDUC this week!

    Hugs,
    Kathrin aka Kruemel

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