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Sunday, August 1, 2010

Happy Sunday, Since 1891, the first of August has been celebrated as Swiss National Day. So I wish everybody in Switzerland a Happy National Day. I have made a new card for the Scraphouse, using two Magnolia Stamps. The sketch I followed if from Just Magnolia Challenge.

Bonjour et bon dimanche, depuis 1981 le 1er août est célébré en Suisse comme fête Nationale. Je souhaite donc à tous les Suisse une bonne fête nationale. J'ai crée une nouvelle carte pour Scraphouse, pour laquelle  j'ai utilisé 2 tampons Magnolia. Le sketch est de Just Magnolia.

Thank you for all your lovely comments and for your numerous participation at my blog candy.
Merci pour vos grandiose commentaire et pour votre nombreuse participation à mon blog candy.

Stamps : Magnolia Tilda in Smoking (wedding) + Magnolia Lady Tilda (Fairy Tale)
Colouring : Ranger Distress Ink + Memento Rich Cocoa (brown)
Paper : Basic Grey Capella Paper Pad
Tool : Nellie Snellen Multi Frame round + Martha Stewart Border Punch Lace Heart + Nestabilitie Label 8
Embellisments : Ranger stickles Stardust + Basic Grey Designer half pearls Opaline + Vintage Heart Charm
Sentiment : Magnolia

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  1. Une très belle carte. J'aime les tampons, la façon des les colorer et la découpe utilisée.

  2. Sooooooo schön romantisch dein Kärtchen liebe Melanie und genial coloriert!!!
    Alles Liebe,

  3. HI Melanie Jane,

    I saw your candy (a little late!) over at Betty Anne's site and came over for a visit. What lvely cards you have! I thought I'd sign up to follow you and wanted to invite you to join me over at Create With Joy!

    I'm currently hosting a Vintage Christmas Giveaway and would be delighted if you'd like to join in on the fun!


  4. HI melanie
    This card is so beautiful... I Love the image, and the perfect colouring... and all the lovely details... really beautiful! :)

  5. Wahnsinn! was für eine traumhaft schöne Karte! Die zarten Farben passen so toll dazu und du hast so wunderschln coloriert! Alles in allem ein wirkliches Meistertsück!!

  6. Oh Melanie this is gorgeous!!! I love the soft colors that you have used and the vintagey look is so pretty!!! Great use of Bev's sketch as well!! Thanks so much for playing along in the sketch!
    The pictures on my blog are from Lake Erie!! It is in the Northeastern part of the US! It was just beautiful!!
    Hope you have a great week!

  7. Hi Melanie this is a really stunning card. Sarahxx

  8. oh my gosh Melanie!!! This is STUNNINGLY GORGEOUS!!! I love the colors you've chosen and you've colored this image BEAUTIFULLY!!!! I can't say enough about this! I absolutely LOVE it!!!

    Big Hugs,

  9. Oh liebe Melanie! Wie bezaubernd und atemberaubend schön! Wahnsinn, das ist sooo ein schönes und romantisches Kärtchen, ein absolutes Meisterwerk, traumhaft! Da kommt man aus dem Schwärmen ja gar nicht mehr raus!
    Bussi und ganz ganz liebe Grüße

  10. Oh meine Güte melanie, das ist sooooooo ne mega obergeniale karte!!! Wie liebevoll gestaltet und einfach totaaaal romantisch. Die Brauntöne wirken so harmonisch und wunderbar zart. Einfach total nostalgisch ...
    Liebe Grüße deine Alma

  11. Magnifique carte, Melanie! Ton image est coloriée à la perfection, les papiers sont très beaux et j'aime beaucoup les couleurs! Très élégant! Bises et bonne soirée. Delphine
    PS1: Désolée d'avoir raté ton blog candy... PS2: Très bien, mes vacances, mais aussi contente d'être rentrée pour bloguer et faire des cartes:-)!

  12. This is just a gorgeous card with lovely details and a very sweet image. Stunning coloring too! Thanks for giving Bev's sketch a try and playing along with us at JM this week! Hope to see you back again next week. :)

  13. Gorgeous colouring and colours. thanks for joining us at Just Magnolia, hugs, Jane xxx

  14. What a beautiful card ... Love the soft colors, that great punch & all your embellishments.
    I'll be back to see more of your wonderful creations.

  15. This is beautiful Melanie-Jane. Your colouring is fabulous and I love the colours you've used.

  16. elle est superbe, bravo!!