Friday, October 30, 2009

Just Magnolia - Monochrome......



Hello,

I hope you are all keeping well and have had a good week.

We are starting a new challenge today at Just Magnolia and the theme this week is Monochrome. I have chosen to use shades of brown for my card. Do go and check out the rest of the DT their cards are to die for!

I have coloured my Magnolia image with distress inks. I have distressed the background with antique linen and vintage photo. I have sprayed my flowers and paper with glimmer mist and distressed the edges of flowers and paper with vintage photo.



I have been so honoured to receive an award from Jane and would like to thank you so much Jane for thinking of me. Jane makes the most delicious cards ever! So do go and say hello you will not be disappointed. Unfortunately, I am unable to download the award picture so sorry.

Well, I wish you all a wonderful weekend and I would like to say a humongous thank you to everyone who has left me comments they are so appreciated and mean so much to me so thank you!

love
kim x

inks used
skin - antique linen and tattered rose
clothes - antique linen, vintage photo
parcel - frayed burlap
hair - brushed corduroy
black soot for shading


111 comments:

megastamper said...

oh kim, my dear, your card looks so precious and really fantastic. all the details are made with love. the coloration is so wonderful soft. i´m so sad in germany you cannot buy such fab flowers. tomorrow will look at the magnolia´s stall.
i wish you a nice weekend.
big hugs, bea

Debbie said...

A gorgeous card Kim, Ilove the neutral colours and all the gorgeous detailing. Debbie x

Marimer said...

Preciosa, fina y elegante, todos los detalles son super. Me alegro por el premio, no me exraña, te lo mereces. Visitaré el blog de Jane, debe ser precioso si tu lo dices. Gracias por tu visita.

Peninia said...

Wow Kim, amazing card and your colouring is just perfect.
Fantastic!
*
hugs
Peninia :)

Cathy said...

Stunning card Kim. I love the shades of brown, and all the sparkle on the flowers.
Have a great weekend.
Hugs
Cathy xx

The Crafty Goat Girl said...

Hi Kim, see that you have been busy with your new purchases, those studs are beautiful! If there are any left, I may have to bring some home with me, lol! Your card is simply beautiful, such soft colours. Its stunning! See you soon, have a lovely weekend hugs Heidi xxx

Chrissie said...

Ahem!! Now this is just becoming a habit Kim, you now have TWO cards in my Hall of Fame lol!
I just love this, the muted colour palette you've chosen for these last 2 cards really appeals to me and certainly suit little Tilda.
May I ask how you apply your DIs onto the background Kim?

alina said...

It's PERFECT, Kim, very beautiful, again I love everything about your card!
Hugs, Alina

Di said...

Never mind the other DTs cards this one is to die for !!! its just awesome! i love the way you have coloured Tilda and the flowers are beautiful!
Love it!

Hugs Di xxx

Jo Capper-Sandon said...

Monochrome isnt as easy as it looks...well I dont think so anyway, I find it really difficult restricting myself to shades of one colour. Seems its a walk in the park for you though Kim- fabulous end result. She looks so sad though awwwwww.

(ps liked your Jonesy impression earlier this morning lol)

coldwaters2 said...

Stunning creation Kim I love the colour you have chosen it just looks so.....elegant, serene and so very inspirational.

Hugs
Lorraine x

Suzie Q said...

Hi Kim,
Yet another stunning creation coloured to perfection!
Suzie Qx

Annie said...

Hi Kim! what a beautiful card and I love the subtle tones of brown, and the sparkle!
hugs, annie x

cats whiskers said...

Oh Hun this is just beautiful what a brilliant choice of colours, this is just too classy. Nice to be in touch again
Hugs Jacqui x

Trish said...

Just beautiful Kim!

Ranita said...

Wooow...this card is stunnig. Your coloration and all the details are amazing.

Hugs,
Ranita

alcoholinky said...

Kim, you're so clever at shading with the distress inks. the gold glitter really gives the whole creation a wonderful lift.

Nancy said...

WOW'ers to you, Sweetie:O) This is a STUNNING masterpiece! Look at those flowers!!!! Awesome1 Tilda is adorable, and you have coloured her to perfection.
Have a wonderful weekend.
Hugs, Nancy;O)

Susie Sugar said...

Another breath taking master piece Kim , its adorable darling
Love Susie xx

*Ellen* said...

whow wonderful in that old colors and sho cute

Sol said...

How Cute.. Lovely colours.. I like the warm brown colour on her dress. Beautifully painted! Have a nice weekend! :)

Lynda said...

A beautiful work of art. I love the flowers they are so lush.

Love Lynda xxx

Nannieflash said...

Oh Kim thats another stunning card, the colouring is gorgeous and the flowers are beautiful. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

Anneke said...

your cards are allways so special and wonderful
i love to see all the time what you have created.
hugsxx

Nettie said...

Wonderful card Kim! your choice of colours is always perfect so expected nothing less ;o) have a wonderful weekend, hugs Nettie xx

Anneke said...

What a very nice card, the coloring is fab and I especially like the beautiful flowers. From now on I am a follower of your blog.
Greetings Anneke.

Hege-Annie Simonsen said...

Oh my! This is soo lovely! An adorable card from you - again!
I wish you a very happy and good weekend! Hugs, Hege

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

gorgeous Kim!!!
perfect shades of brown for a very elegant card!
have a great w/e :)))

Aina said...

This card is just adorable!

Paula said...

Wow Kim stunning card as always i love the different shades are browns and Tilda is coloured to perfection.
Paula xxxx

Sandie said...

Absolutely fabulous as always Kim. Love the colours you've chosen, they are so soft. Beautiful choice of Tilda too.

Have a great weekend :)

Mina said...

as stunning as always Kim...beautiful muted shades of brown and I love your Tilda
Mina xxx

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Another gorgeous card Kim! Love the colors you chose and all the fab glittery accents. Super cute image and beautiful details! :)

Liz's creative corner said...

Wow Kim another beautiful card, just love your style, I also love the simon says card below, just perfect xx

Hugs Liz xx

Hildegunn said...

This card is amazing!
Wonderful colours you have used!

Hope you`ll have a great weekend!

Dragonlady said...

Hi Kim

Super stunning card. The methods you use really get such fabulous results. Gorgeous.

Hugs Ali x

Kari said...

Oh,my,this is really stunning!!The flowers are adorable and Tilda is so gorgeous!Amazing colouring!
Have a great evening:)

Hugs,Kari:)

Jannie said...

Your card is beautiful Kim! Great colouring and a super cute image!
Have a nice weekend, Jannie

Georgia said...

Wow! This is so stunning Kim! The roses are beautiful and so is your colouring! I love it! :)
Love, Georgia xx

Juls said...

this is just so sweet! I love the monochrome look, and I love all your touches od sparkle! just so delicate!

Vicky said...

This is just stunning Kim! Beautiful choice of colours!
Hugs, Vicky ~x~

gina g said...

Hi Kim This is so beautiful love the colour and the detail is excellent. Have a lovely weekend. luv gina xx

Bev said...

Utterly eqxuisite card sweetie, you make the most pretty and "gentle" cards - really love this one xxx

Marte said...

You are my favourite Magnolia-card maker! :) Your creations are always so stunning, and I just adore your colouring! Perfect!

Jacqueline's Weblog said...

Beautiful card Kim, I really like the brown colours, super!
Have a nice weekend, Jacqueline

Jane said...

Oh Kim this is stunning! What a gorgeous choice of colour, so very beautiful with all your gorgeous details too, incredible card! Enjoy your weekend! hugs, Jane x

Anonymous said...

This is just exquisite, Kim. The colours are so elegant and soft and the little touch of glitter outline is just perfect- so, so beautiful.

Alice

Tara said...

This is beautiful Kim..... I love the way you've edged all your flowers with the gold glitter!
Hugs Tara xx

Angelique said...

wauuuw waaauuww wauuuww, fantastic is this! I'am your greatest fan! Love your cards,Love the way you colour, love all!!!

hugs angelique

Sharon said...

OMG Kim, this is stunning. I always love how you colour and shade your backgrounds and the flowers look gorgeous.

Marley said...

AMAZING!! great colouring.. I'm just wondering how you can distress the edges of the image soooo nicely??? xxx hugss Marley

Paula said...

Kim this 2 cards are gorgeous, what a wonderful soft colors and details. I love them both.
Have a nice weekend Hugs Paula.

Nilla said...

As always, Kim! Stunning! Hugs Nilla

Deb said...

oh wow, amazing card Kim, beautiful as always! Have a great weekend, hugs Debx

Cheryl said...

So beautiful,I love your shades of brown and I just adore your creations!!!
Hugs xx

May-Bente said...

Fantastic Kim!!! I love all about it!!!

Have a great weekend, Hugs:))

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Just bootiful Kim, bootiful !

Hugs,

Jo xxx

Shirl said...

Colours are brill and card is so sweet and innocent looking. Just love it.
Shirl

Nina said...

OMG! So beautiful, and those big roses, love them ♥♥♥

Hugs from Nina

Jill said...

stunning card Kim, I love the image and the beautiful flowers have a great halloween hugs Jill xx

mueppi said...

Wow... Kim
another great work from you!!
I love it like all your works!
Hugs Gisela

doris said...

OMG, soooo beautiful... Wow!!

doris
xox

Michele said...

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

Kathy said...

Hello Kim!! Thanks so much for the well wishes!! I am finally up to blog hopping!!! I just adore this card and the one under it!! YOu know how I love your use of white!! It is striking and you do it well!!! Love both the images and your gorgeous bow!!! So pretty!
I hope you have a great week-end :)Kathy

maxine said...

This is beautiful Kim

Giò said...

Absolutely fantastic!!

Hugs
Giò

tracie said...

Oh wow Kim this is stunning..I've really missed your fabulous creations whilst I've been away. Hope your well and thanks for visiting me.
Have a great weekend
hugs
Tracie :)x

Martine said...

oh this is sooo pretty hun, Beautiful colours choice and image choice, and oooo i love the little touch of glitter around the roses, gorgeous :)

xx

Martine

Pati said...

Dear Kima

I may sound very theatrical but I mean it so honest... Each of your cards are masterpieces and are really to die for. You deserve my Respect! Thank you for always being an inspiration to me and for giving me so much joy with your artwork!

BIG hugs and have a wonderful weekend!
Pati

TaraG said...

This is absolutely stunning,Kim! I just love this sweet Tilda and your monochromatic scheme is just so beautiful and soft...love it! Your glittery roses are just so lush and beautiful...everything about this card is just so beautiful! I am a little unsure if I can pull of a Monochromatic card but I may give it a try!
Hug,t

Suze said...

What a beautiful card Kim.
i love the sweet magnolias stamps
Hugs Suze xx

Ila said...

Absolutely Gorgeous Kim!! the neutral colors and details are Fabulous!!..Hugs, Ila

Hannekie said...

hi im
was not able to blog for a while so i had look at a lot of cards. but yours are so beautiful. cant get enough of them
hugs hannie

Scrapmumur said...

OH... kim, your card is so elegance and precious...I love the look.
Have a nice sunday.
Hugs, Mumur

Andrea, said...

Gorgeous card Kim, the colours are superb and as always I love all the little extras you add

Ida said...

Oh my!! Gorgeous as always Kim;D!!! Stunning!
Hugs Ida:o)!

scrappyjacky said...

This is gorgeous....love the vintage feel to it.

Joy said...

A stunningly beautiful card and those flowers are gorgeous, love all the detail xx

Rivien said...

Ohhhhhh Kim :o)

Yet another stunning creation coloured to perfection! Perfect!

Have a nice Weekend

Hugs Rivien

Thea said...

Wow I love this card very nice colors and the stamp are super
hugs Thea

kSiu-Sha said...

I'm in love with your card! It's really fantastic!
Btw,my favorite colour is brown=)

Anne said...

This is a WOW card! So adorable and beautiful. The roses are beautiful too.

Hugs, Anne

Solveig said...

I love you're cute Magnolia with the parcel! Really adorable, Kim. You are so clever putting colours together, and the way you have made the flowers sparkle-just beautiful altogether:o)
Have a nice week my friend.
Hugs Solveig

BA said...

this is stunning absolutely fantastic kim
xoxo BA

Grenouille Greetings said...

Such a beautiful Tilda; coloured superbly! I love the soft tones you have used! Lesley

Danielle said...

Oh wow Kim! This card is fantastic! Gorgeous colours and I love the sparkly glitter! The roses are just fabulous and I adore this new Tilda image!
Hugs, Danielle

Stephanie said...

Another absolute beauty - you really do make the most beautiful cards in the whole of Blogland Kim :)
Hugs, Steph x

6 wacky women said...

Gorgeous card, Kim
I just love the colours, your details and flowers are fabulous!

Karen x

Marcea said...

Hi there gorgeous, how are you today? Such a pretty card. I love your sprkly edges to your flowers, too delish for words!!! Can't wait to see you ... not long now, woohoo
-x-

Beth R said...

Hi Kim , great card , beautiful as always, Where can I get the new christmas magnolias stamps at?

Kim Piggott said...

Hi Beth you can pre-order them at

http://www.craftsulove.co.uk/magnolia.htm

Hope this is helpful.

kim x

Pia said...

Stunning creation Kim I love the soft colour you have chosen

Hanne said...

Hi Kim,

What a beautiful card! So delicate colors and a really beautiful stamped image!

Big Hug Hanne

Karen said...

I love all those flowers Kim!
Hugs,
Karen.

~ Ali ~ said...

Simply adorable Kim, love it.

Jodi said...

A very pretty colored card! I love your colors and coloring!!
Hugs
Jodi =)

Kylie said...

Just gorgeous. Love your colouring and shading. Your added bits of bling look fantastic. Love it.
Kylie xo

Velta said...

Oh My Kim ~ This look is too cool!! Did you actually put glitter on those flowers? You'll never get to my post here, I am number 98!!!

Sandra said...

Oooooo Lush Card Kim!
Hugs
Sandra x
(your comments make me giggle ;o)

Risa said...

What a beautiful card Kim! I love the soft creamy colors and as always, your image and detailing rock!
hugs
Risa:)

Sue said...

Hi Kim
as always your work is just so stunning, flaws me ever time i see it, you are such a talented lady,sue,.x

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

Good evening my dear Kim, wow you've been busy hunny with so many absolutely stunning cards, i am just loving them all. I love all the added detail your adding, and the delicate colours. Wish i had an ounce of your talent! hope those grand children of yours are well too, big hugs Linda x

Mel said...

Another beautiful card Kim ~ Mel x

craftimamma said...

Ooh I just clicked to enlarge this one and the subtle sparkly bits are just gorgeous Kim.

I don't think anyone can do 'distressing' in such a pretty way as you. Another wonderful card.

Lesley Xx

Tab said...

Oh kim your card is truly to die for, sweetie! Love the sparkle on your flowers and the colours that you have chosen are yummy! Stunning work thanks for sharing!
Hugs Tab xxx

Katinka said...

Oooohh wooow Kim!! Such a fbulous card!! It is really stunning what you are creating!!

Hugs Katrin

Enfys said...

Just beautiful again Kim. Your colouring blows me away
luv
En xx

Larissa said...

Such a gorgeous card! That image is so adorable. Defenitely on my magnolia wishlist!

Hugs,
Larissa

Terrie B x said...

WoW exqusite!!!:)xxxxxxxxxx

Kim said...

WOW what a fabulous card Kim! I am in love with it! Gorgeous work hun!
Big Hugs~ Kim
PS - I have some special blog candy on my blog for the next couple weeks and would love for you to take a peek! :)

Nicola said...

Wowee Kim what beautiful soft colours, so dream-like. Love your floral detail and all the sparkle. This is just so beautifyl.
Hugs,
Nicola -x-