Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Published!!....Merry Christmas!!

Here is another card that was Published in Magnolia Ink #1. The details are as follows...
Supplies: Stamps - TO08 Christmas Stars, TO08 Sled with Presents, TO08 Santa wit Lantern - All from the "Santa Collection 2008", HV08 Ticket - A Merry Christmas (Christmas Collection 2008)
Paper: - Card stock - Bazill (green, golden brown red scrap for MS punched leaves), Georgia Pacific (white), Patterned Paper - Magnolia (red), Basic Grey Figgy Pudding (green). Light brown - the Paper Studio Ink: - Memento black, Stampin' Up - barely banana, bordering blue, marigold morning, creamy caramel, cranberry crisp. Accents and Accessories: - Maya road chipboard snowflake, Martha Stewart - leaf punch, snowflake punch, star border punch, snow and fine glitter, American crafts - star button. Spellbinders snowflake die, Atyou Spica Pens, Scribbles 3d paint. Magnolia - Ribbon, raffia and lace, Stampin' Up gold cord, Sewing, Dollarama Crafts - metal believe charm. Color tools - Copic markers (for skin), Prismacolor pencils, Mona Lisa odorless mineral spirits, Twinkling h20's to deepen the shade and add glimmer. Delta Acrylic white paint for detail dots. Finished card is 6x6" I used a soft dry brush and bordering blue to create the background. Dots of acrylic white paint was used to create the falling snow (thinned a little with water). A dry brush was also used for the yellow on the stars for the glow. The sleigh was cut out and glued on the background. Santa is cut out and attached with foam pop ups. It is so beautiful outside here..it is hard to believe it is January....(usually our coldest month of the year). I just came back from a little walk with my Buddy...I think we will go out again tonight. We've got to enjoy it while its here..lol....the weather could change in a blink! Have a Wonderful Day Friends!!...and Thank You for your Lovely comments!!

57 comments:

Cheryl said...

oh ila this is stunning my dear wonderful image must get that for this year love the papers and such wonderful detail too hugs cheryl xxxxx

Tessa said...

beautiful card!!

Danielle said...

Ila, this is gorgeous! Such wonderful detail in this card, no wonder Magnolia published it! That snowflake is so stunning! We're enjoying mild temps here in Ottawa too - I think Dec was actually colder than Jan - very strange!!
Hugs, Danielle

Angelwood said...

Absolutely gorgeous! I can't stop looking at it! hugs, Angela

Andrea said...

YAY!! Ila this is wonderful! CONGRATS on the magazine. :)

crazymomma said...

So beautiful!What a dream to be published!Not once but twice!!Amazing. I only wish I could be published! Your inspirations will keep me dreaming.:)

Jodie from Oz said...

Ila, Stunning card, I could spend hours looking at your amazing cards. Thanks for the inspiration. Hugs Jodie from Oz

Sue from Oregon said...

How cool!

Sandy said...

Oh Ila what a dream of a card. This is awesome. Love all the details. Wonderful work. Hugs.

Kim Piggott said...

Oh my this is utterly amazing!
Stunning card!
hugs
kim x

Anesha said...

Another stunning card. Adore the colouring of your image and the paper combination is super. Well done! Anesha :-)

Dot Scrap said...

Hi Ila.

This card is so amazing. You have used a lot of fantastic colors. And your coloring is wonderful as always. Your card is so lively.

Mel said...

Congratz Ila your creations are amazing and inspire many.
hugs Mel

Monique said...

Beautifull card Ila !! I love it. Can't wait to see the next issue of the magazine :)).

Hugs Monique

Beth Norman said...

A BIG congratulations. I always knew you were awesome from the first time I found you with your bumble bee card on SCS. That was long ago. This card is delightful!

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

Good morning Ila, this is totally stunning hunny, i adore the image and the detail youve used. Your work is always amazing, congratulations! hugs Linda x

craftyb said...

Congratulations Ila....I thoroughly enjoyed the magazine and was thrilled to see your wonderful creations in all their glory. Can't wait to see the next edition! bx

PS Santa looks fantastic! bx

sandra_w said...

So beautiful, Ila!

Hugs,
San x

Christine Riley said...

What a gorgeous card, Ila! I love the bundle of snowflakes and the raffia. Your coloring is superb as always :) Congrats on getting published, how exciting!
Hugs, Christine

CraftyC said...

Its wonderful Ila, and I love the background
Clairex

Risa said...

Hi Ila,
I'm not surprised at all that your card was published. Your creations are immaculate and beautifully detailed! Congratulations to you!!!
Big Hugs
Risa:)

Roz said...

Stunni Ila! Really beautiful.

Love Roz

Linapyssel said...

Ila you are.....cannot find the right word!!!! AMAZING!!! Biggest congrats to you my friend!
Hgs Lina

Jacqueline's Weblog said...

Wonderful card Aija! Super details and great images.
Hugs Jacqueline

Maria said...

Hey Ila! I saw your cards in the Magnolia magazine. It only said "Ila" but I thought there's only one Ila that can color this beautifully so I knew it was you! Whoohoo! Beautiful job on your card, I can see why it was chosen for publication! Heck, all of your cards should be published! LOL!

Maria

tineke said...

woww Ila he's beautiefull.
Hugs Tineke

Andrea said...

Hi Ila,
you created a wonderful card! I love all the details! The sentiment looks great!

Hugs,
AndreaM

dpkennedy said...

Just gorgeous Ila! Congrats on the publishing! Your art is magnificent!

Marja Sch said...

Oh Ila wonderful card. I love al your cards in the magazine. Hugs marja

joey said...

awww Ila how cute is this, I love the magnolia santas so beautiful, gorgeous details and colourwork as always. Joey.x

Bastelmanu said...

Wow,die Karte ist ein Traum!
So wunderschön gestalltet,Wahnsinn!
Ganz,ganz toll gemacht!

LG Manu! ;-)

Chris said...

Hi Ila and WOW all your cards for Magnolia 1 are just amazing! I love them all and they're all so skillfully and beautifully coloured and designed. I think we must have your January over here, I've haven't known it so cold and snowy since I was a child! Do you want it back? :D. Hugs, Chris x

Terry said...

OH MG Ila what a georgous card you made hun. No wonder that it was published in Magnolia....wow such stunning coloring hun. Just love it. Thanks for sharing Ila...hugs terry

Joy said...

wonderful card! love all your Christmas ones...I think I should start too! but I can't keep up! TFS!

Gloria a.k.a. mmgirl said...

A GREAT card I love your coloring and layout. Thanks for sharing and inspiring.
mmgirl

Christine said...

Hi ila stunning card as always I have left you something on my blog & hope you will accept it??

Hugs Christine xx

Tammi said...

I never did get this magazine, I see I missed out on a bunch of gorgeous cards! :) This is beautiful Ila, I really love how you did the snowflake and that's a cool believe sentiment! ~Hugs

Cariena said...

thank yo for the comment on my Tilda........i think this is the most beautiful card i have ever seen. the detail!! you must use a very fine brush with the Delta paint for the dots??? and the dry brushing is PERFECT!!!!

Deb said...

such a beautiful card Ila, the snowflake is fabulous, have a great weekend, hugs Debx

bastelkueken said...

Ila, this is so wonderful and beautiful . With love to the details - great. I love it.

Wish you a wonderful weekend
Hugs
Anja

Sue said...

Wow Ila congrats on getting your cards published in Magnolia Mag, they both are super, Happy 2010 to you, Happy Crafting, Sue xx

Maria Jesus said...

Ila CONGRATULATIONS, you deserve it :), you do an excellent, beautiful job with your cards, the other day i went to Barnes & Noble and saw the magazine, but i didn't realize your cards were there, so now it's a reason to buy the magazine, i'm so happy for you :) :)

MJ

hkdowney said...

Ila your cards are beautiful!!!

Cami said...

Beautiful, beautiful card, Ila. Congratulations on having several of your cards published in the premiere issue of Magnolia Ink! You are a very multi-talented lady and I will keep referring back to this issue for Christmas inspiration! It's so nice to see work artwork from someone you "know" that not only is talented, but has a very warm heart! Hugs, Cami

Kristel said...

Lovely card Ila!!

Mel said...

Fabulous card ~ Mel

ArchivingAngel said...

Congrats on being published! You totally deserve it.
Your creations are nothing short of spectacular.
I keep stopping by for inspiration and I am never disappointed.
Keep Crafting!
Hugs,
Sonia

mochamama said...

Big congrats hun, that is awesome and so is your card! No wonder it was published.

Hannah said...

Wow fab card I love the image you have used. the colour of the papers you have picked are lovely.
They all go perfectly.
big hugs hannahxx

Hannah said...

Hi Ila wow fab card i love it the image you have used is fab and the colours you have done him in are lovely.
big hugs hannahx

Curt in Carmel said...

I'm so impressed with the publishing of your card! That is wonderful! And so well deserved. You know I'm one of your biggest fans. Great card! Best, Curt

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Ila,i love your image and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

cats whiskers said...

Just stunning dear
Hugs Jacqui x

Alice said...

adorable! pretty colors and beautiful image and decorations!
Alice

Tab said...

Gorgeous card, hun, love the sweet image you have used and the colours are divine.
Love your cards in Mag Ink 2, hun, utterly gorge :o)
Hugs Tab xxx

Carla said...

Love the sparkle here and the incredible way that you create light and shadow!

stardustgemsandribbon said...

Gorgeous card Ila, I love looking at your fabulous creations in the Magnolia magazine.
Have a great weekend.
Hugs
Carole x