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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

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Magnolia-licious dt and a Chag Sameach

its a halloween challenge on Magnolia-licious with a fab photo to inspire you:
As usual for me i took the photo literally and made a card to suit the theme:

I had seen someone silhouette their images before and stored the idea away in the recesses of my grey matter specifically for to do this silhouette for halloween when the time came, but do you think i remeber where i saw it?  If you have seen this before it is not my idea, i stole the idea, but i so still think it works really well for this theme.  Ok here is is, thank you Maz for pointing me in the right direction and now that i have been back to take a look the original is far better than mine.  original idea by Patti Jo here.
I used a MS iron fence for the border around my images and a few flowers to hold the design together.
The image is item #334 Brother and sister available from Magnolia-licious store where Diana give you exceptional service and some fabulous discounts, you certainly will not be dissapointed.  Unfortunately i didnt have any halloween dp so made my own drawing spiders and webs and then made a web for the inside of my card also.
Do join us in our fortnight challenge and i look forward to seeing what you cleverly crafted people come up with.
To all my fellow Jewish peers, i would like to wish you all a Shana Tova vemetukah, A very sweet new year.


  1. I love your take on this challenge, Paola! The silouette of Edwin and Tilda with the moon behind is genius! Really beautiful! hugs, Angela

  2. Oh, this is fabulous! The silhouette image is just perfect and so are your dp's. I remember seeing a card done this way too, but I don't remember who did any case you did a superb job!
    Hug, hugs, and more hugs,

  3. This is fabulous!!! I love how you have made a silhouette of the fabby magnolia image - INSPIRATIONAL!!!! Hugs Juls

  4. Ah so precious Paola.. this is a lovers night, Halloween and you did a fabulous job with your silhouette of the couple with the moon in the backgound.. a gorgeous job...
    Hugs, Jean

  5. This is gorgeous Paola - I love the Silhouette of Edwin and Tilda.

    Hope you're well.


  6. Love Edwin and Tilda silhouetted on the moon.

  7. Oh WOW! What an brilliant idea!!!! Super spooky!
    Rene :D

  8. Hi,Paola, this is fabulous and would love to give it a try to:) Since the coloring takes the most time I would definitely go much faster with some of these original creations:) Also, love the papers and embellies and the wonderful flower cluster. Great work!
    Have a happy new year sweetie filled only with wonderful things!
    Hugs, Iulia

  9. Very clever card Paola. The silhoette is perfect for this spooky card
    Hugs Julie P

  10. Hi Paola!
    Your card looks super. Maybe it is this card you are thinking of
    One of Patti Jo's. The border looks great and I love the flowers.
    Hugs Maz

  11. Awesome card! The silhouette is very cool.


  12. Aren't you clever! Like the whole thing, inside and out!

  13. Paola, I really like the shadowing you did on the image. Very spooky and cute :o)

  14. Great card! What a neat idea to silhouette the images. Love it!

  15. Happy New Year, sweet friend! I wish we lived closer...I'd stop by to have some of your yummmmmy dinner!! Hope everyone enjoyed the celebration! Your card is sooooo spooky and clever! I may have to give this a try too...I really like it...and I love the embellies! Once again, the inside of your card is beautifully decorated to complement the outside!! Mwahhh! Pat

  16. Super cute card..i love the idea....Dee

  17. Awe great job with your card. Love your moon!!! Love all your elements on your card! Have a spooky Halloween!

  18. Wow another stunning creation from you!!!! I absolutely love it!!!!! The design is fabulous!!!! Way to go!!!!

  19. Paola, it's amazing, love love love the silhouette, very spooky
    hugs from Indonesia,

  20. Love the moon and the wrought iron framing!!! Perfect for this scene! Funny how Tilda and Edwin in silhouette can either look romantic in an anniversary card or that Edwin is protecting Tilda in your great Halloween scene! Or is that in my mind???!!! :) Great job on your card Paola, terrific job inside and out!!!


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