Friday, May 16, 2008

"Special Delivery Snips and Snails"

Another Magnolia DT card. Cute little "Sitting Alvin" is part of the spring/summer collection 2008.

"Martha's Snail" is part of Magnolia's Goblin Spell Collection Spring 2008. You can find all of these stamps at the Magnolia.

Town Scrapper has some great new Magnolia's in right now. You can check this out my emailing Phebe...click here...."Town Scrapper"

I used Nicola's sketch at My Paper World to make this card. I am late..she already has a new one out......but I love her fabulous sketches and decided to use it anyway.

On with the card ...

Colored with prismacolor pencils (oms) and twinkling h20's

Stamps - Magnolia "Sitting Alvin" and "Martha's Snail"
Ink - versafine black, creamy caramel, bashful blue
Paper - Whisper white, Magnolia card base, Michael's, Costco, Minds Eye

Accessories - metal plate, brads, star punch, ribbon, safety pin, stitching, glitter, stickles, foam dimensionals.

Thank you everyone for your well wishes!! I am feeling a little better.

Thanks for looking and all your Wonderful comments!! Take Care and have a Great Weekend!!

53 comments:

Kelly Schelske said...

How adorable, fantastic work Ila!! Have yourself a super weekend!

Donalda's Blog said...

oh that is so precious !!!!!! I love it and the paper is so awesome

Nancy said...

I am so in awe of your colouring Ila!! Perfect as usual!

Tricia said...

Ila, this card made me catch my breath. I love it!! Wonderful, wonderful colors and layout. TFS!!

Maria Jesus said...

oh wow, very nice card!! i love the way you color your cards.
MJ

Deborah said...

Another fabulous card Ila! Love the images and colors and layers! I am so behind on bloggin, I've had some crummy days, so

karin xoxo said...

what a very great card. love the sketch and what you've done with it.

Glitter Monkey said...

WOW What a stunning card. Your colouring is unbelievable! LOL Lynn x

Suzanne said...

Oh wow this is adorable the layout is fab and I love the sentiment tag and putting the little snail in is just too cute. Sue :o)

Beth Norman said...

Holy smokes, another awesome card! The powder blue is so perfect.

Camilla said...

Wow!! This card is sooo cute!! Love the design, and your colouring is fab:) Hugs, Camilla.

Debbie said...

Fab card Ila Love the background papers you have used and the cute Alvin stamp.

Nancy said...

oh that is soo cute, soo wonderful colors...i love this card!!

Velta said...

This is too cute!! I think I may be a little biased on this card because I am having my first grandchild in August and It's a Boy! Your coloring is just fabulous Ila...Love this card!!

Claudia Rosa said...

oh.. adorable.

you rock! as usually i adore our layouts and coloring.

did you get your DT too? i just read over on sophias blog that she finally got her stuff.

hugs

Charly said...

Awesome card Ila - as always it is amazing!!

Shary said...

Gorgeous as always Ila. I so love the way you colour your images. Perfect.

MichelleO said...

oh my how cute is Alvin with the snail... fits so perfect! A wonderful card and I love all the layers.

Debsg said...

Gorgeous card. I love all the different layers and of course the fab image. Deb x

Heidi said...

This is beautiful, wonderful work. Thanks for sharing with us!
Heidi

sandra_w said...

Woww!! Adorable, Ila!!

Nixe07 said...

Ooooh wow, this is sooo cute and lovely. Great layout and colours. Perfect work! Love it.
Hugs, Moni

Andrea, said...

Oh this is gorgeous, fab papers and colouring. I just love those glittery stars

Tina said...

Ila how cute is he........ your saying so so much better than the english wording ours is (Slugs & Snails & Puppy dog Tails....) how awful, absolutely beautiful card as always.... Ila.....
Crafty Hugs Tina x

Heather said...

How cute!! It's so soft looking.

Monique said...

O wow Ila. I love this card. Beautifull colours !!!!

Monique

Marja Sch said...

What alovelt way to use the sketch. It's a gorgeous card. Hugs Marja

Alexandra said...

This is so stinkin' adorable Ila - I love all the layers and the colors are fabulous! what a great little card!

*STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

stardustgemsandribbon said...

Stunning card, amazing colouring - love the paper too! Carole :-)

Heike said...

This is just gorgeous !!!!!!!
Beautiful work and coloring, love it........

My Paper World said...

Ila! I LOVE YOUR COLOURING! and I totally LOVE what you did with my sketch! You rock!
It's a stunning card!
Hugs!
Nicola xx

Bunny-Zoe's Blog said...

Hi Ila, Fantastic card as always. Thanks for stopping by my blog and for your wonderful comments. Hugs, Nikki x

Dee Jackson aka stampincuzILuv2 said...

This is totally adorable!!! I love the layout you used:) As always your coloring is Fabulous!!
Dee Jackson

Erica Payne said...

Great card as usual! You're title caught me attention though, because I just opened an ebay store last week called Snips N' Snails Stamps. I only have one set produced so far, but check back for more soon! http://stores.ebay.com/snips-n-snails-stamps
My blog has a couple of cards that I've made with the set.

Donna said...

your baby Alvin card is just precious, Ila!

Katharina said...

What a stunner once again Ila! All the sewing and the noble vintage look is perfect. Little Alvin looks fantastic with your colouring skills. Hope you had a fab weekend!

Ying Pang, said...

I crazy love your cards!!! I love your coloring and your cards looks "live" !!!! hope that you know what I mean :-) LOL

sam said...

thank you for you're comment! Love you're cards! I'll come visit you're blog more. greetings sam

sandra_w said...

Hi Ila, I have something for you on my blog ;)

Hugs, Sandra

craftyb said...

Hi Ila, this is gorgeous! A lot of work gone in here, but oh-so worth it!

I do that too with the sketches, I don't always have them submitted within the time frame but they are handy to use anyway! bx

megastamper said...

oh really cute, lovely and so pretty. the colours are so wondeful and looks very soft. a wonderful and so gorgeous card.
hugs, bea

Keri Lee Sereika said...

This is just so sweet! Cute as can be just as always!

Nikki said...

How absolutely adorable and sooo much work and detail. Wonderful job!

:)

Maria said...

Hi Ila! I've been away for a while and its great to return and see your fabulous cards! Such a cute card! I love the hanging snail and the glittery stars! As always your choice of colors are fabulous and of course, your coloring is the best out there!!

BTW...love your picture. . .you look gorgeous, Ila! It's nice to see how you look!!

Maria

dpkennedy said...

Gorgeous! Of course your coloring is magnificent...but I really love the layout here! I love the layers and dimension! Great card!

sillymonkeycrafts said...

Lovely work - the stiching looks stunning

malieta said...

Awwwww....your card is adorable Ila! I love that stamp and the snail is cute too!
I'm so glad that you are feeling better.
malieta:)

Han said...

This is stunning I love the colours and the stitching xx

Salte said...

What a master piece!! WOW

Sandra said...

I love this card Ila!! Wonderful coloring and nice stitch work! Did you know that I have chosen the name of this little cute boy? Hugs, Sandra

Jacqueline van der Sar said...

This one is so wunderful!! Love it!!

My lifes inky escape and more said...

Awesome card! This is just so cute!

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

How clever you are. This card is sooooo cute. I love your blog, its great. Linda x