Tuesday, August 17, 2010


Hello everybody!

I’ve got some exciting news to share with you. Several weeks ago, I was asked to join the Magnolia Sweden Design Team! Today, I’ve officially joined the team! Yay!!!! I’m so excited! I’ve created a new blog for Magnolia cards only, here is the link: http://created-by-silvie-z-magnolia.blogspot.com/

I hope you’ll become a regular visitor of my Magnolia blog!

Now to my card. I’ve made a card featuring Edwin with Binoculars from the Bon Voyage collection 2010. I love this collection so much, I think this is my favourite one so far (well, I say this everytime Magnolia releases a new collection, lol) I used Ewin with binoculars for my card. Hope you like it!

I’m entering my card to the following challenges:

Simon Says Stamps Challenge – Summertime & Blue

Totally Gorjuss – Aqua

Paper Play Challenges – Bon Voyage

All That Scrap’s - First Magnolia Challenge – Anything Magnolia

The sea shell are real. And on the picture above you can see where they come from :-) This is actually the decoration in my bathroom. All the shells were collected on the beaches of Brittany :-)


Stamps : Edwin with binoculars from Magnolia Bon Voyage Collection 2010, colored with Copics, Catslife Press – the sentiment, Hero Arts CL138 (alphabet set for the words Sea & Sun)


trousers, scarf, hat: B 29, 28, 24, 23, 21; R 29, 27, 24

shirt : C 3, 2, 1, 00

shoes: C 7, 5, 2, 00

hair: E 59, 53, 49, 25

Skin: E 13, 11, 00, 000, R22

Binoculars: YR24, 23, Y17 BG0000, 34

Paper: Magnolia New England Stripe & White Weathered Wood (both form Bon Voyage Collection 2010), Color core’dinations – blue, heavy based white cardstock colored with blue Colorbox pigment ink (the front, the back and the inside of the card)

Embellishments : Wheel charm, real sea shells, dew drops, Stardust Stickles, white rope, WACO Pearl marker (white & red), ‘fisherman’s net’.

Tools : Martha Stewart Quilted border & coin punch,Distrezz it all machine, Scor-tape, 3D foam, Ranger Ink Blending Tool, Embossing Powder (for the sentiment), needle & thread

Inks :

Distress Inks: Weathered wood & broken china for the sentiment oval, dragonly blact for the text; Colorbox pigment – red & blue

Thank you very much for stopping by and leaving a comment!

Have a wonderful day!



annes paperfun said...

Beautiful card!
Love all the details!
Hugs Anne

Christina C. said...

Silvie...CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful news!!!!! Your card is a work of art....not surprised at all that Magnolia wants you to design for them. BEAUTIFUL WORK!

Unknown said...

fantastic card! Love all the details and great coloring!

Anonymous said...

how awesome Silvie! Congrats! Congrats! CONGRATS! Your card is terrifically designed and colored! So glad you joined the ATS Magnolia Challenge this time!
Pam Going Postal

Rene said...

Wow! Absolutely stunning! GREAT news! Congrats!!!!

Anonymous said...

Wow totally gorgeous card....love the shell net effect....& CONGRATS on your exciting news....well deserved.

Anonymous said...

Awesome news congrats on being on the dt for Magnolia! Your cards are gorgeous!

charlene said...

Silvie that is just awesome ! I am doing the happy dance for you and your card is just a prime example of why they picked you !
Great job

Autumn said...

Congrats on making the Magnolia DT! Love this card, great job! TFS!

Leonie said...

first off...CONGRATS!!! you deserve it as your cards are gorgeous!! Love what youhave done here. edwin looks like he is standing in front of his beach hut looking around. Just stunning!
Hugs Leonie

LINDA W. said...

Congrats on your good news.....your card is beautiful
love your coloring.
Hugs Linda W.

Regina said...

Silvie!!!!CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful news!!!!! You deserve, your creations are fab!!! Your card is stunning as always!!! Love it too much.
Have a wonderful week!!

Dena said...

Silvie!!!! I told you that you were super talented!!!! You go girl! Congratulations on a well deserved position!!!
Your card BTW is over the top gorgeous as usual. Love how you used my country's colors red, white and blue. Beautiful card!
Hugs, Dena

paola said...

Firstly CONGRATULATIONS!! so well deserved, your card is fabulous and i love the net that you have used on the side of your card, BEAUTIFUL!

Julie M said...

Wow - Silvie, this is a stunning card. Love the New England beachy feel with the colours of the papers, fab embellishments - and even the way you've photographed it with the shell collection - beautiful. Congrats on your DT post, they're lucky to have you!!

And thanks for joining us on PaperPlay this week.

Julie :o)

Nancy said...

Sylvie, congratulations! You certainly deserve it. BRAVO! Now you definitely need to come visit and give me some lessons!

Danielle Champagne said...

Félicitations Silvie, je suis vraiment contente pour toi, tes cartes sont toujours splendides et de formidables inspirations, je comprends pourquoi ils t'ont accueillie. Cette carte est toute aussi formidable que les autres. J,adore le petit filet avec les coquillages... Étions nous sur la même longueur d'ondes? ma carte porte à nouveau sur Edwin et ses longue-vues...
Au plaisir de visiter ton autre blogue.
Danielle. xxx

Tracy Valure said...

Beautiful card Silvie!!! Most of Congrats on getting on the DT!!! Wow, that is fantastic and such a big deal!!!! Have fun with it, good luck and can't wait to see your designs!
Tracy Valure

Julie said...

I am so happy for you Sylvie! You are an incredible designer and definitely deserve the honor!


Cami said...

Such a delightful card Sylvie!Love that fisherman's net and all your pretty seashells! Your coloring is beautiful and that nautical knot is the perfect touch! Very, very nice! Hugs, Cami

Peggie said...

Super card. Love the knot.

Anonymous said...

gorgeous colors..the blue is so bright

Anonymous said...
This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.
pinky said...

Silvie you are the most amazing cardmaker I know!! This card is absolutely stunning and no wonder you made the Magnolia team! Hugs

Christina said...

Wowww Silvie that's really gorgeous! Lovely!
Hugs Kristel

Myrna said...

Silvie, Congrats on the Magnolia DT!!
Love your papers and colors on Edwin! I think the knots add so much to these nautical themed cards.

Myrna said...
This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.
cathylynn said...

Congratulations Silvie!!! How absolutely awesome for you!! I've been following your posts and I am a fan of yours. Your work is incredible and you are such an inspiration. This card as well as all your others is marvelous. You got it girl!!!!!

Anonymous said...

What a wonderful card, colors are amazing !! And your bathroom decorations are just perfect for this stamp !!!
Really gorgeous !!!
Big Hugs
Mag :)

Kim said...

Absolutely gorgeous work Silvie! and CONGRATS on being a part of the DT of such an amazing company hun! Excellent news!
Hugs~ Kim

stampingandstitching said...

Congratulations on your DT spot Silvie! Your card is wonderful! I love your design and all the brilliant embellishing! Fantastic colouring too! Thanks for joining us on PaperPlay this week!

Cordine said...

Congrats Silvie! and a gorgeous card!

Kevin Renz said...

Great beach theme card.

Chris said...

Hi Silvie! I found your blog at last and your cards are so beautiful and such wonderful colouring and designs! Glad you're on the team and I'm looking forward to seeing more of your gorgeous creations. I see you live in beautiful Brittany, oh I have fond memories of a trip there. I don't know why I haven't come across your blog before, you seem to know everyone I know LOL! Hugs, Chris x

Irene Daryanto said...

Silvie, so happy to hear your wonderful news, you always makes a stunning card.
Hugs, Irene

Vera Yates (Ling) said...

Fabulous card with amazing details! Thanks for joining us on PaperPlay this week!

Squirrel x said...

Gorgeous card and a lovely use of the aqua theme. Thanks so much for playing along at TG this week. Hugs, Sxx

Caroline said...

Quelle magnifique carte !!! Les couleurs très éclatantes et une déco très réussie .... Une petite merveille de carte Silvie !! Bravo pour ton talent.
Bonne journée.

Christine Riley said...

Beautiful! I love the layout and all the embellishments you added.
Hugs, Christine

cabio's craft corner said...

Gorgeous coloring and awesome Edwing card you did Silvie :o)

virginie13 said...

coucou, super ta carte et félicitations pour ton intégration à la dt, je fais aller voir ton blog magnolia. bises

Chelsea said...

Hi Silvie! A Big Congrats on making the Magnolia Sweden Team! Woohoo! I love your work and this piece is outstanding. I love it all!!!
There's a little something on my blog for you :) Thanks for sharing your creativity.

Renkata said...

wowowzzzaaa Beautiful design and FAB details. Such a pretty colouring.