Friday, August 7, 2009

Just Magnolia week 17 - Martine's sketch....


Can you believe it is Friday already! We have the start of another challenge on Just Magnolia. This week we have a sketch by the wonderful Martine. Thank you so much for your great sketch Martine. Please do check out the JM's dt cards they are divine!

I have coloured my card with distress inks. I have distressed the background of my card with antique linen. I have distressed the papers with old paper.

I have been given this award by the sweet Annacarin thank you so very much you are so lovely to think of me x

I wish you all a wonderful weekend and sending you great big hugs and kisses for all your wonderful support to me it means the world thank you!

love kim x

inks used
skin - antique linen and tattered rose
hair - antique linen, old paper, black soot, brushed corduroy, frayed burlap
blouse - antique linen, black soot
top - weathered wood, black soot
shorts - antique linen
socks - black soot
shoes - weathered wood, black soot


Trish said...

She is gorgeous Kim! I love the strawberry...yummy!

cats whiskers said...

This is beautiful love the strawberry and butterflys so much work has gone into this masterpiece dear, love the new picture of Isabella, have a great weekend
Hugs Jacqui x

Kjersti said...

Wow Kim, that is amazing. Supersweet card! :):)

And what a lovely new design on your blog - I love it! :)

Hugs, Kjersti

Pia said...

wow Kim, beautiful work, lovely colours and again a cute image.
hugs Pia

Joy said...

A gorgeous card kim and that strawberry looks delish. Butterflies are so pretty too. xx

Karen said...

She's gorjus Kim. Absolutely gorjus.

Love Karen x

Anesha said...

Another wonderful card, love the colouring. Must have a go at this challenge. Hope you have a wonderful weekend. Hugs Anesha

annemarie said...

wuw great card kim, you colored it fantastic and the omage is sooo cute

hugs Annemarie

Nicolchen said...

your card is beautiful colors :0)))


Marina said...

This card is gorgeous Kim!
A very sweet image lovely coloured.
I love the colours and the nice details.

Have a nice weekend.


Rach said...

another stunning card Kim.. so pretty and beautifully put together. hugs rachxx

Nilla said...

Another adorable card, love how you colored the strawberry! Hugs Nilla

Tab said...

Wowee another duper gorge card I see before my eyes! I adore those butterflies that are my faves by Mags, they work so well with this little Tilda too!
Have a fab weekend!
Hugs Tab xxx

Cheryl said...

So very beautiful,love this tag idea and your colouring is magnificent!!!
Hugs xx

Fern said...

Stunning as always. Your colouring is AMAZING, and such sweet images too! :O)

Fern xx

Leann said...

Oooooooh, this is just beautiful Kim - so soft and pretty :)
Have a great Friday!
Hugs x

Caroline said...

So beautiful card... I love it !!!

Erin said...

Gorgeous card, beautifully coloure dtilda, how sweet is this little stamp! Love it!
Erin x

Jill said...

gorgeous card Kim, love the image and your beautiful colouring, congrats on your award hugs Jill xx

Nancy said...

Wonderful card, Kim:O) Love the great layout, the tag is brilliant. The strawberry and butterflies are beautiful. Tilda is stunning, as always;O)
Have a wonderful weekend, Kim.
Hugs, Nancy;O)

PS. Isabella is adorable:O)

Lilian said...

Gorgeous Kim! Loving the yummy details of your card! Love your color combos all the time. Time flies so fast... it's Friday again! Happy weekend!

Riet said...

Ohhh Kim,what a beautiful card,i love the image and colours.
So beautiful papers and details.

Hugs Riet.x

Trudy said...

This is really gorgeous..the papers are wondeful!
Hugs Trudy

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Hi Kim

Thank you so much for your lovely, kind comments, you always make me feel so much better ! You always seem like a "Mum" to me - thank you !

Your card is just gorgeous and your colouring is just amazing (as always). Martine is a clever girl and her sketch looks fantastic.

Take care and have a great weekend and I hope you and your family are well and Isabella is now fully recovered.

Huge hugs,

Jo x

Eve said...

Oh my gosh Kim!!! I LOVE this card and all of your cards!!! You do sucj a wonderful job with these cute Magnolia stamps each time!! YOu are so very talented!
Feel free to check out my blog at

Sue said...

Fabulous card Kim, love everything about it.
Sue xx

Danielle said...

Fab card Kim! The colours are wonderful and I love that big red strawberry - looks good enough to eat, lol!! Super cute layout too - such wonderful inspiration - thanks!
Hugs, Danielle

Kari said...

Oh, this is gorgeous!I just love the butterflies and the strawberry:)Wonderful colouring as always!And the image is so cute:)
Love the tag:)
Have a great friday:)

megastamper said...

oh wow kim, what a really lovely and so fantastic card, what a clever idea with the tilda-tag.
have a nice weekend, my dear.
big hugs and lots of love, bea

Safo said...

Очень вкусная открытка! Ирина

Peninia said...

Hi Kim, that is amazing. Supersweet card!
Beautiful :))

Carina said...

Your card i so cute! Just love this stamp! And the colours are perfect.

Hope you have a nice weekend :)


craftimamma said...

Wonderful sketch and fabulous card you have made. As always your choice of colours and colouring is gorgeous.

Lesley Xx

6 wacky women said...

Gorgeous card, Kim.
I just love this sketch, your beautiful coloring and details. The sparkly little butterflies are a perfect touch!

Karen x

Vanessa (aka V, Nessa, oldschool) said...

Oh Kim another card by you that is just so beautifully the colors & the image details :)
have a great weekend sweets

Jane said...

Stunning Kim! the colours are so soft and pretty and I love how you've cut out the strawberry and flowers and the little butterflies, it is all beautiful! have a great weekend! hugs, Jane x

Dena said...

Oh so gorgeous Kim, I love the way you colored those butterflies. They look beautiful!
BTW Isabella is an adorable baby. I am looking at her 11 weeks picture. What a sweetie pie!
Hugs, Dena

Martine said...

This is such a beautiful cad hun, i adore the soft colours you have used and such a cute tilda to go with them



Nina said...

OMG, what a beautiful card!! Love all the details :)

Scrapmumur said...

WOW...Fantastic card, Kim!!!
I love!!!!
Marvelous colours used.
Have a Nice weekend.
Hugs, Mumur

Juls said...

gorgeous card! Love the little pocket and the tag! such a great card! the big strawberry is fab! love it!

Mina said...

stunning card Kim, your beautiful is as always so perfect...I love it
Mina xxx

gibbabe said...

hi Kim another goooorgeus card stunning,Fab

Becky said...

Wow! This is so stunning Kim, I'm really getting into distressing my edges, they are nowhere near as professional as yours of course, think I need to get a craft sheet, doing it on vellum at the moment lol!!
Thanks so much for all your inspiration!
Love Becky xx

Andrea, said...

Oh this is gorgeous Kim, such a fab design and beautifully coloured

Lynsey said...

Hi Kim, this is such a wonderful card! I love the sentiment that is just perfect!
Hugs Lynsey:)

Yvonne said...

This is just the sweetest most wonderful card, Kim!! Beautiful butterflies and I love the summer feel to it.
Gosh you have made some awesome creations since my last visit!! Great to be bloghopping again:)
Hugs, Yvonne.

Sharon said...

Beautiful as always Kim.

Cheryl said...

oh kim you have done it yet again your card is truly stunning beyond believe I just adore it when you make a new card hugs cheryl xxxxxxx

Anonymous said...

Such a beautiful card and thank you for providing the recipe of inks you used.


Nettie said...

oooooohhh, what a gorgeous card Kim! beautiful colours and design; have a great weekend, hugs nettie xx

Stephanie said...

Far too stunning for my liking Kim - I prefer my cards a little more average LOL

You always amaze me with your works of art :)

Have a fabulous weekend hun

Big Hugs
Steph xxx

100drine said...

Woooo magnifiques papillons et cette fraise elle donne envie, MAGNIFIQUE carte, j'adore !!!!!

Vanja said...

Such a beautiful card, Kim! Fabulous papers and colouring.
Hugs, Vanja

gina g said...

Stunning as always Kim beautiful colouring and detail. luv gina xx

Hope you have a lovely weekend. xx

Jamee said...

your card is so adorable. i love that strawberry. your coloring is awesome.

June said...

Kim this is wonderful i love the ideas you come up with its brilliant and your colouring is fabulous, Imust try those inks. hugggies June xx

simplyfairies said...

Ohhheee I lurves this card Kim, so calming in colours, the lolly looks good enough to scoff!!

Marimer said...

Me encantan los stamps de magnolia y sigo varios blogs por ellos, y no sé como podeis vosotras las maestras sacarle tanto partido al mismo stamp, con diferentes diseños, colores, detalles etc. Bueno, pero es que vosotras sois y yo os considero así las super creativas de scrap. Enhorabuena este card es precioso, como siempre, el colorido ¡Genial!. Saludos.

Paula said...

Stunning as always Kim and i adore the sweet tilda image you have used and such fab colours.
Paula xxxx

Spyder said...

This card is just tooooo cute!!


Nannieflash said...

Oh Kim what a fabulous card, love the colours youve used, they are really gorgeous. The image is beautiful. with love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

Sandie said...

Stunning!! The pocket is a wonderful idea and the colours you've chosen are just divine. Love how you did the strawberry too.

Jeanette said...

Dear Kim, as always, it is a delight to visit your blog. There is always a new and stunning creation to see! This card is just wonderful and I am in love with your sweet Isabella. Look how bright she is!
Hugs Jeanette

lisa said...

Don't the weeks just fly Kim, August alreay.
I love you card, really summery with the butterflies and giant strawberry.
Have a great weekend.


Elins Altmuligblogg said...

What a beutiful card.. Love the soft tune of colours and the adorable Tilda :o)
Have a nice weekend ;o)

Judy's Crafty Moments said...

Oh Kim I have missed so many wonderful and utterly gorgeous creations while i have been away. They are all truly amazing. I love this card and it is such a fabulous layout..your strawberry looks too good to eat :) Thanks for all the stunning eye candy!!
Hugs Judy xx

Mel said...

Such a lovely card, your colouring and layout is just fab ~ Mel x

Solveig said...

Oh, sweet wonderful YOU, Kim!! So beautiful! Your cards gives me a feeling of happiness :-)
Congratulation with the award! You really deserve it my friend!

A lovely weekend to you!

Hugs Solveig

Claudia Rosa said...

Fabulous card dear Kim. Love the image and it is so beautifully coloured. I was not so sucessful wiht my strawberry and my copics :-) i really love what you have done
! Have a great weekend Love Claudia

Minxy said...

super sweet with a cherry {sorry that should be strawberry} on top :Op

hugs ♥ Minxy ♥

Sarah K said...

Stunning... What more can I say but can I have a bite on the strawberry. A really beautiful card xx

Nicoline said...

absolutely adorable Kim, love the distressing and the butterflies!


debby4000 said...

Gorgeous card, wonderful Tilda and love the new pic of Isabella.

stephanne said...

Oh wow, Kim, you!! There's not words to describe!! Your works are always so lovely and this is no different. Gorgeous, and lovin' the colour listing, that takes some of the guesswork out for me!!
Hope you've had a great weekend!!

TaraG said...

Oh How yummy strawberry ice cream and Tilda....sweet!!!!! I'm soooo inspired that I've printed off the sketch and heading down to my craftroom to play!!!! Thanks for sharing your gorgeous creations and talent with us, Kim, and Thanks for always visiting and leaving such sweet comments too...I always love receiving them!!!!!

Iren said...

This card also is so adorable Kim! I love this image!


Kim said...

What a beautiful card Kimmie! I love it hun! And I love the coloring of your looks so yummy! I have to tell you I love the picture of Isabella at 11 weeks old on your sidebar! She's such a cutie pie!!!!
Hugs~ Kim

Sarah said...

I love this card. it is just beautiful. The colouring is perfect and there is so many sweet details.

having a {me} day said...

Oh fabulous! Love the butterflies and that strawberry looks good enough to eat! katxx

Katinka said...

Hello Kim!

What a lovely creation!!! It is always a pleasure to me to see what you do. Thank you so much for the link of the tut and that you give us the colors you are using!

Hugs Katrin

P.S.: There is a little something for you on my blog ;-).

Karen said...

Thanks Kim!!! ;)

Carina said...

All your cards are so lovely :) Wonderful creations ;)

Thanks for your comment in my blog.

Hugs carina

mueppi said...

Oh Kim
this is so lovely!
I love the strawberries, butterflys and all details!
Your colcouring is fantastic like allways
Big hugs Gisela

Jon said...

Really nice card youve done a better job than i did at this sketch lol. i cant wait to see more of your fab cards.

Georgia said...

Ooooh, gorgeous card Kim! That starwberry looks fab and I really like the image, haven't seen this one before.
Love it! :)
Love, Georgia xx

Chris said...

My goodness Kim, this is so stunningly beautiful! Your colouring is superb, the strawberry looks so real with the fantastic way you've coloured it. Love the butterflies too and the gorgeous papers and colour scheme. Hope you're well and had a g good weekend. Hugs, Chris xxx

Jodi said...

Such a pretty card, I love your coloring and take on the sketch!!
Jodi =)

Eiglas said...

As with all your cards Kim - superlative colouring. I just hope I can one day be half as accomplished.

Maya said...

Ohhhh my!!
You have been busy,since my last stop at you`re creative blog :)
So mant wonderful and awesome cards you have made,Kim!!
I love you`re colouring,it is awesome!!
Have a wonderful day,
hugs from Maya:)

Michele said...

Beautiful card Kim. Love the image you've used and the colouring also. Hugs Michele x

Terrie B x said...

`WoW` anther `gorgeously beautiful` card Kim..TFS
Enjoy the rest of your week:)x

Ida said...

ooh!! so cute!! I love the colours!;D I am now a follower, you make the most beautiful things;D Have a nice week!!
hugs, Ida:o)


Good morning Kim, i hope you are well hunny. It has been a while since i stopped by your blog, we were away last week and im still trying to catch up. You have been so busy, with so many gorgeous makes my friend, and im loving them all. I love the magnolia card below especially what lovely colours!!!! I hope you and your lovely family are well. Hope to be in touch via email soon, big hugs Linda x

Pascale said...

Beautiful card Kim love how you used the strawberry. I have left you a little something on my blog. Hugs Pascale

Aud said...

Oh my, this is just too sweet!♥ Gorgeous!


Kit said...

wow Kim this card is absolutely gorgeous

May-Bente said...

Gorgeous card, your details is amazing.


Marcea said...

Oh Kim, your cards look even more beautiful since my time away ..... just stunning work sweetie, truly amazing

Jorunn said...

OMG Kim!!! This is just absolutely stunning, and so are the card in the previous post too! I have been gone for a couple of days and you rock this place as always!!!! Absolutely love your coloring and your color combos! Amazing. Great design too!


Desire Fourie said...

This is beautiful. Love the cute butterflies and the piercing around the image.

** Irene ** said...

Hello Kim

Wow, what a fabulous card. Not only the card but the sketch. gorgeous, just gorgeous. coloured to perfection.


Risa said...

Your card is gorgeous Kim! Tilda is very pretty and colored to a "T"! The strawberry and butterflies are pretty also!

doris said...

Beautiful card Kim!!

Doris xx

Velta said...

This time I think I am #105...good grief you get a lot of comments Kim...I love what you have done with this card and your distressing especially...I also adore the card below!!

Tara said...

Sorry I've been AWOL Kim - had a few internet probs!!
You've been busy recently and have made some gorgeous cards!! Hope you are well ;o)
Hugs Tara xxx

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

This is such a sweet image! The layout is beautiful!! Love your tag!! What awesome distressing!

Tammi said...

Oh wow, love the tag idea, cute!! Gorgeous coloring, really love that strawberry...and icecream I'm hungry! :) Love this Kim! ~Hugs

Lorraine Robertson said...

What an awesome card... love the colours you've used & as for the strawberry... how yummy....

Lorraine xxx

Anne Kristine said...

Lovely colors..and cute butterflies.
hugs Anne

Paula said...

Beautiful card Kim.
Paula x

Hannekie said...

hi kim
this is beautifull!!!!! just love teh butterfly with the sparkels. you always use so lovely collors.
hugs hannie

Claudia Rosa said...

Gorgeous card . Love the image you've used and the beautiful colouring is just breathtaking. Have a fantastic weekend dear Kim! Kim may i ask you for some help please? i noticed in your blog candy those beautiful flowers. I googled but can not find them.. they are out at that wildorchid store is there an other source where i could order them? thanks for visiting my blog and for your kind comments Hugs Claudix

Heike said...

Wow, Kim i'm speechless this is so cute and adorable. The Tilda looks so sweet. Love all the wonderful Details....

Big Hugs

Lyndsey Marie said...

Hi Kim, have been having a catch up with your blog. some stunning creations on here since I last popped by. Sorry to hear Isabella has been poorly hope she is picking up quickly.
Lyndsey xx

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card Kim, so perfectly coloured and such pretty accents.
Have a wonderful weekend.
Sunny hugs from Barbados
Carole x

Cass said...

Really sweet card Kim and beauifully coloured as always.
Cass xxx

Sanna F said...

So adorable!!!

The Crafty Goat Girl said...

Wow, you are going to be exhausted when you get to read this, so many comments! Well deserved too, this is really scrummy, that strawberry is good enough to eat! Just beautiful! Also love the pic of Isabella, such a beauty! I won't get to see you next week as I am away, so hope all goes well and look forward to seeing you again soon, Heidi xxx

Maria Matter said...

too wonderful kim, love it!!
blessings, maria

♥ Kari ♥ said...

What a gorgeous card Kim. I love the image and your colour choice. She is so cute.
Have a great weekend
Hugs Kari

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