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I am mother to four and my wonderful dil Lisa recently blessed us with our first grandchild. I share my life with my indulgent husband, and my love of hobbies

Sunday, March 27, 2011

good news!!

Hi all my blogging friends, do you see the pictures?  YAY!! i managed to get extra gigs for my blog, yes it cost a minimal ammount, but i seem to have loads of space now, just gotta watch that i dont load such large format pics in the future.  Hell when blogger told me i was outa space on my blog i nearly had a nervous breakdown!
Well since i got the space i thought i wouldnt waste time and i would make a card to share and also enter a couple of the challenges that are on the go right now:
MDUC: shabby chic/ use lots of white
MSL: ribbons
recipe:
Stamp:  # 261 Tilda with Hawaii flower available from Magnoli-licious
           hero arts swirly borders
Punches:  MS border daisy flower, spellbinders labels eleven, Marianne design flourishes
Paper:  GCD Ashley Ella Blue collection
Coloring medium:  copics:  Skin:  E21, E00, E000
Hair:  E57, E55, E53             Clothing:  E74, E71, E70, E44, E43, E42, E42, E40
shadows:  W3, W0
Stickles star dust and distress ink vintage photo, and pumice stone.
Embellishments:  ribbon, pearls, butterflies, roses all from my stash

And last but not least a simple layout for inside my card.
smiles
Paola

40 comments:

  1. Perfect Shabby Chic card Paola just love the detail and the colours and image are just so beautiful!!

    Glad yiou managed to sort out the picture problem!! Love Chanelle xxx

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  2. Too STUNNING my friend!!! I'm in luv with this card, it's an absolute masterpiece!! So glad you were able to sort out the blog issue yeehaa!! Lotsa luv, hugs xxxx

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  3. This is gorgeous! Love your coloring, the swirls and flowers.....love it ALL!

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  4. Very lovely. The soft colors are so nice. Love all the details.

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  5. So glad you got the prob fixed out. This is beautiful paola, I love the colour combo and the design. Glad your back.
    Hugs
    Suzi x

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  6. Oh my goodness Paola, this is absolutely breathtaking! The details are amazing and your coloring is flawless. I'm so glad you can load your pics now! Hugs, Rosie :)

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  7. This is beautiful. Your coloring is fabulous. I love the vintage look it has. I have this stamp on order and can't wait to recieve it. Great card:)

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  8. Wow, Paola, how precious is that! I die with envy when I see you guys already having these gorgeous new stamps:( Mine are still on the way!.
    I just love these vintage colors. It gives a feeling of old times and turns it into a great card to treasure.
    Love your beautiful coloring. It is always amazing!
    Hugs, Iulia

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  9. BEAUTIFUL work Paola! Lovin' this Tilda.

    Hugs

    Judi x

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  10. STUNNING. Your colouring is perfect. A beautiful card.
    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  11. What a gorgeous card, it is really stunning! Great work!

    Sanne :o)

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  12. Wonderful card Paola and welcome back!! LOL

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  13. Gorgeous card....love your coloring and color
    choices and love your embellies.
    hugs from Texas....Linda

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  14. This is such an adorable image and you have colored her to perfection! Love your card.

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  15. What a stunning card! Simply beautiful!

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  16. Hi Paola,
    ohh yes I see the gorgeous card.
    Such an amazing colours combo and what a wonderful layout.
    Beautiful touches with the buterflies.

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  17. Wonderfull!!! Love your coloration of this fantastic new image! And this delicate swirls and all details. Gorgeous creation! Wish you best luck! Hugs, Angie

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  18. Beautiful card, great job. I love this Tilda.
    Hugs Renate

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  19. Oooooohhhhh, Gorgeous card, Paola! Love everything about it! The DPs are beautiful and so is your coloring!
    Hugs,
    Cami

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  20. wow!!!!! just stunning!!!!!!!!

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  21. Gloriously stunning sweetie. What a beautiful job you've done with all the swirls and ribbon. Love how you colored Tilda and the hair!!!! OMG! Your the queen of hair...glad you got your computer issues sorted out. I'd love to see more wedding pictures. Hoping to get a break sometime this week to talk to your sweet face....hugs...Barb

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  22. Yeah, I'm glad that you got it worked out! Your card is gorgeous! I love the colors and design, it's just beautiful =)
    hugs,
    Shell

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  23. Super gorgeous Paola. I am making a card in these colors at the moment but I don't think it will look anywhere as nice as yours. You ahve done an awesome job. I love it.
    hugs Maz

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  24. Ohhhh! This is so beautiful, can't stop looking at it, wow thankyou so much for sharing.

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  25. Absolutely scrumptious, so elegant!!! Very precious Paola.
    hugs, Diana

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  26. This is such a gorgeous card...I Love It! The colors are phenomenal!

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  27. Paola, this card is drop dead gorgeous!!!!!!!!! The colors, images, flourishes, punches, flowers everything works together to create a simply gorgeous card!
    R/

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  28. Gorgeous! Fab job coloring!!! Wow!

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  29. Paola,
    I am enchanted with your card.
    It's absolutely gorgeous!!
    Beautiful colouring.
    Hugs, Candy

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  30. As always, your art excells. Thanks so much for sharing your talent at the MSL 'ribbon' challenge. C2

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  31. Spot on for shabby chic Paola. Stunning colouring and adorable image !!

    Hugs, sandra xx

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  32. A real stunner & lovely to see you back again. The colours here are just gloriously understated & combined - so soft & subtle.
    Paula (PEP)

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  33. Paola,
    Such a stunning little card. Loving the image you've used and colored so beautifully! Trying to catch up on all my blog browsing. Glad to see you're still in full swing. Awesome job! Keep them coming.
    Blessings to you,
    Leslie

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  34. Stunning card Paola
    Hugs
    Cordine

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  35. Stunning Paola! I love everything about your lovely card!
    Thanks for playing at MDUC this week, hope to see you again,
    Hugs Kylie
    http://kylieskraftroom.blogspot.com

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  36. This is so stunning Paola. Love all the pretty touch and the cool shabby look on this Tilda card. Thanks for sharing :o)
    Hugs,
    Cabio

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  37. WOW, such a gorgeous card! I'm in love!

    Thanks for joining us at MDUC for our shabby chic and white Challenge!

    Hugs Tanja

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  38. Wow! this is so gorgeous hun! love those swirls! thanks for joining us at MDUC, hugs, Jane x

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  39. Gorgeous Paola - really gorgeous - I need to keep your blog close to heart so I can steal some of your ideas. Barb says it is not stealing as long as I give you credit. You do make beautiful cards sugar bear!!
    XO Sandy

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smiles
Paola