Monday, July 9, 2012

Hey, everybody... Guess what I got?

My first order of Magnolia Stamps direct from Sweden: "Turning Leaves Collection-2012." I was so excited awaiting their arrival. Every day I will call or text my husband from work and asked him: did I get an envelope from Magnolia? He even recorded me opening the envelope and being surprised with the selection of stamps. Gosh, I'm such a geek!

I was expecting them to come how you usually get them from distributors, with the foam backing. However, it's just the thin rubber stamp...no backing to it. I started hyperventilating, and did not know what to do. Ivonne directed me to a posted she had just seen of a card using the new stamps. I filled myself with braveness, and sent an email to Mae not knowing what to expect. I was happy to hear from her so quickly and very informative. Not only that, she came back with two additional emails with links attached so I could see what she was talking about (E-Z Mount) and even possibly scrapbook stores in my area that I could call. She really went above and beyond what I was expecting and that gave me such a warm feeling in my heart. How wonderful is to realize that there are great people in this community that I belong to. Thank you from the bottom of my heart, Mae!

And now, for the tag I created with two of the stamps I ordered:

Front view:
Detail of image:
Detail of flowers:
Surprise! View of the sentiment tag:
Another view of the tag:
This card was created using image from: Magnolia Turning Leaves Collection 2012 – “Mini Tilda with Daisy and Mushrooms” and "Autumn Sunflowers"; DP: Dear Lizzy "Neapolitan"; Tag cut from a manila folder with Tim Holtz die cut. Ribbons and doily are from my stash. This image was stamped with Memento ink and colored with Copic markers.
I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Weekly Challenge #18 Anything Goes with Any Artist: Tammy's Scrapin Corner
Challenge #54 - Tag + Magnolia Flowers: TOMIC
Week #18 - Happy Birthday!: Midweek Magnolias
Week 164 - All the B's! ( Blooms, bow, basket): Just Magnolia
The Dutch Magnolia Chickies Challenge Blog: Challenge # 26 - Anything Goes
Cheers, Kathya!

17 comments:

  1. Great card, great colours, everything is perfect.
    Thank you for joining us at DMCC.
    Greetings, Marianne

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  2. Wow, you did A great job. The coloring is spot on.
    I love the elements.
    I am so pleased you
    decided to join us for our Challenge.
    Hugs, Founder and Owner of Tammy Scrapin Corner, Tammy Ortiz

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  3. yes, its always unmounted the stamps, but your creation is great, hanks for joining in at DMCC

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  4. Beautifully done, I love sunflowers!
    Sandy

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  5. Lovely creation! Thanks for joining us for Tammy's Scrapin Corner Challenge. ~DT Candy

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  6. Beautiful creation. Nice colors.
    Thank you for joining us at DMCC.
    Greetings Anneke.

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  7. Super lovely tag. I love the great bright colours. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Midweek Magnolias. Jenny x

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  8. Wow, how fabulous! No wonder you were so excited! :)

    What a beautiful tag you have made and that image is soooo cute! :)

    hugs

    xxalisonxx

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  9. Gorgeous! Good luck with this challenge. Hugs, Ankie

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  10. A stunning tag with great color choice and design, fabulous details, thanks for joining us at Tomic
    smiles
    Paola

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  11. What a cute tag!
    Thanks for joinig us at TOMIC challenge this month!
    See you on wednesday 18th for the new challenge!
    Good luck!
    Love from France, Kianel.

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  12. Gorgeous tag!! Lovely colors!
    Thanks for joining us at DMCC
    Magda

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  13. Hi me again, forgot to say thanks for joining us at DMCC. Jenny x

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  14. wat een mooie zomerse tag
    bedankt voor je deelname aan dmcc
    gr mriiam

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  15. Beautiful tag, the colours are wonderful. Enjoy using your new goodies

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  16. Hey sweetie this is absolutely gorgeous, huggles Pops x x x

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