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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, April 24, 2012

new home

my son and dil are moving into their very own house on Monday, i think this is so exciting, especially since the next event in the cycle of life is to start a family, i am soooooo in a hurry to become a bobbie or a granny whichever you prefer to be called, so this is just one of the stepping stones, he he.

well since they're moving in on Monday and i am a card maker how could i not make them a card?

i have used Welcome to a lovely home, cool Edwin and Tilda sending love letter.  The dp is some that my BFF from Texas Barb Hardeman thanks sunshine, sent me.
have used a doohickey for the border and a tag doohickey, love that this turned out so pretty, hope that my dil likes it too.
the inside is simple and the sentiment computer generated.
gonna enter the following challenges with this card especially since its been an age since i entered a challenge.
magnolia mania: bingo: Edwin, Tilda and love
Magnolia stamp lovers: stitching
stamptacular Sunday: loaded with layers
totally Tilda: stitching
Sketchy colors: sketch
Utfordring: bingo
All that scraps: anything goes
Paper crafting journey: 3 or more pattern papers
Fussy and fancy: punches and dies
Card and scrap: flowers
the crafty pad: live on the edge, add edging


  1. Wau, todella kaunis kortti, ihana.

  2. Gorgeous card, Paola! What a wonderful scene you created! Fantastic coloring and design! Congrats to your son and DIL!

  3. Woooow for et herlig kort og så dyktige du er å fargelegge :)))
    Tusen takk for at du deltar på utfordringen vår :))


  4. How lovely! Your card is beautiful & I hope you don't have to wait too long! Thanks for playing at The Crafty Pad in our Live on The Edge Challenge!
    Good Luck
    Dawn xx

  5. Oh, so cute !!

    Thank you for joining us at Card and Scrap :)

  6. That's going to be a big hit with DS and DIL! Congrats to them on getting their very own house! As for the rest, it will happen, don't rush 'em to much, lol.

  7. Hi Paola, wow what a stunning card, youve coloured it so beautifully. I do hope that you are now on the mend and will be back again with us in May, do take care we miss you. hugs Shirleyxxx

  8. Wow fab card, lovely detail, I'm nana to my 7 month of grand daughter! thanks for sharing your lovely card with us at Totally Tilda, hugs Liz xx

  9. WOW!!! What a beautiful card, adorable images coloured just perfect, stunning background... Thank you for joining us at Fussy & Fancy x May x

  10. Oh my goodness, girlfriend! You really rocked this card! FABulous coloring, just fabulous...and beautiful embellies! That die is wonderful. Hey!!! You sewed on your card!!! Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous! TTYS...hugs...Barb <>< (yes, that friend who sent you the paper)

  11. Oh dear how wonderful!!
    Your daughter-in-law will LOVE your beautiful card.
    Such gorgeous paper and design - great scene.
    Paola I have lost the ability to do the pleats now - yours are incredible!!
    Most beautiful and how wonderful your dear son and his wife are getting a home of their own :o)
    Love, Candy xoxo

  12. Such an amazing scene! Its georgeous. Love your amazing layering and your coloring! Thanks for sharing. Your daughter in law is lucky to Get such an amazing card. Thanks for sharing!
    Hugs, Elizabeth

  13. Such a beautiful card. I am sure your son and DIL will be thrilled. Really pleased to see you 'livin on the edge' and joining our challenge at THE CRAFTY PAD this week! Enjoy every moment of being a 'bobbie!'
    Hugs, Ali x

  14. Such a lovely card!
    Your coloring is gorgeous ♥
    Thank you for joining us at Sketchy Colors this week - good luck!
    Hugs Anne

  15. wau, was für eine tolle Karte, sieht super aus! Deine Coloration ist ein Traum....Vielen Dank, dass du bei MagnoliaMania mitmachst!!

    LG aus der Schweiz

  16. Stunning colouring Paola...gorgeous welcome to your new home card...fabulous all the details...beautiful.

    Thanks for joining in with our stitching theme at ‘Totally Tilda’

    Luv CHRISSYxx {Guest Designer}

  17. Beautiful cute Tilda creation stunning colouring great take on the chall theme.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Totally Tilda chall this time.

    smiles Christine x

  18. Wow Paola your card is amazing such a fab design Tilda and Edwin look so sweet
    Thanks for joining us @ The Totally Tilda challenge
    Hugs Susie Sugar xx

  19. Wow paola this is amazing you have created such a beautiful scene.
    Thanks so much for coming to play at Totally Tilda.
    Big Hugs

  20. fabulous card!!
    Thank you so much for joining us at MSL!

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