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Saturday, January 10, 2009

This is my very first post, and I will apologize now for I am totally new to this type of thing. I created this card for the Basic Grey Challenge. I am hoping as I go along my posts get better. Within this card I used the Basic Grey BLUSH paper, periphery undressed chipboard. I coloured Tilda using my Copic Markers, added some stickles and painted the frame in Chocolate Making Memories paint. The stamp is of course a Magnolia stamp that my friend Tara kindly stamped for me. I would like to Thank Tara for her knowledge, and showing me how to use Copic Markers. Love them.


  1. Hey Shannon! Congrats on starting a blog!!! I love your card it looks awesome!!! Tilda is adorable sitting inside that chipboard frame (I need to check out the Periphery chipboard...it looks fab) and I love the sentiment...such a pretty font! Is is a CTMH stamp?
    Really great card Shannon! glad you decided to join all of us crafty folk out here in the blogosphere...Welcome! It's lots of fun and almost as addictive as Magnolia stamps, lol!!!
    Your very welcome for the tips on the Copics...that's what it is all about!!! Kraftin' Kimmie was kind enough to give me pointers on Copcis when I first started using them and I'm just payin' it forward, smile!!!
    Don't forget we need to get together to swap some Magnolia images!

  2. Hi Shannon
    Welcome to blogland - you will enjoy every minute of it. It's a great place for inspiration and fun too!
    Great card for your first challenge.
    Here's to many more!


  3. Beautiful card! I'm new to the world of "Blog" too....but I am finding it is lots of fun. All the card challenge blogs are great and very inspiring. It's comforting to know I'm not the only paper-nerd out there.
    Peace & love

  4. Welcome to the world of blogging and what a fab start you have made. Love this card. :)

  5. Hi Shannon

    Welcome to the big wide World of cardmaking and blogging and what a fantastic start, joining the BG challenge this week ! Your card is fantastic and Magnolia stamps are so gorgeous to use. Keep up the good work and I shall be back to visit you again soon to see how you are getting on.

    Take care

    Jo x

  6. Welcome to blogland and cardmaking. I started my blog less than a year ago and I was a scrapper before trying cards out. Now I kind of do both. Just have fun and don't stress about you blog. But your card looks great and you colored the Magnolia image so well too. Good luck, have fun, and hope to see you more at BG Challenges.

  7. Welcome to the land of Blog - I've only been blogging for abour 6 months - it'a amazing how quickly you get into it. Love your card and your colouring of Tilda.
    Thanks for playing this week at BG.
    hugs Heather xx

  8. WOW Shannon, your first post and debut into blogging! Such a fantastic start too and it's wonderful that you started with the BG challenge. Your card is fantastic, love your image, great colouring and chipboard elements. Hope to see you again next week and have fun in blogland in the meantime. Chris x