Magnolia…Tilda’s Town…Celebrate Christmas!

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Oh how I LOVE this new Nativity Collection from Magnolia!  It’s what Christmas is all about!  Jesus is the reason…so much rockin’ around the Christmas tree…it’s easy to get sidetracked!

It was good to color again for this week’s Tilda’s Town Challenges theme… Celebrate Christmas!  Hope you can join us!  We’d love to have you!

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You can find these new stamps at Tilda’s Town.com

Tilda’s Town is a most magical shop specializing in Magnolia Stamps. Over 1,100 stamps in stock at all times. Tilda’s Town offers FREE worldwide shipping on every order, every day. You can also save up to an additional 20% on your purchase by using one of the famous coupon codes. Shop at http://www.tildastown.com and live the magic.

I used a new Sizzlet die, designed by Tim Holtz for the Joy To The World sentiment
The wood grain embossing is a plate by Papertrey Ink
the cord is from Lawn Fawn, strategically placed because the embossing folder had to be run through the machine twice…
I cut the mats with my Perfect Paper Layers Tools
background is Distress ink Stormy Sky and Dusty Concord and the ink blending tool

Holy Tilda with Lamb, Nativity Fence, Holy Lamb and Nativity Star are stamped on Hammermill 80# color copy cover card-stock with Memento Espresso Truffle ink and colored with Copic Sketch Markers.

skin – YR0000, E0000, E000, E00, E01, E21  (pretty much like my video in the tutorials tab under the blog header) diluted R20 for her cheeks
hair  – E50, Y21, YR31, E37
fence – E40’s and R30 for cheeks
Lambs – W’s
dress – V90’s

Linking to Simon Says Challenge blog – Anything Goes!  Jingle Bells Rock – Anything Goes! Crimbo Crackers – Anything Goes! Loves Rubber Stamps Challenge – Kraft plus one…

It’s crazy here right now… we’ve been working on our house… decisions and decisions…ugh…taking away from my creativity!  Want to see a scary photo?! haha  Now remember, we live in a big old house… 3 stories…4 if you count the basement!    Well,  we hadn’t restored the back stairway yet, so,  guess what…it shares a wall with the kitchen, the wall the stove is on, so we were able to install a range hood and vent it to the outdoors…love it but most of all, Tim was able to install a Central Vacuum system!!! OH,  how I LOVE it!  Something every woman should have! hehe  No,  I’m not linking up to anything! lol  It was a very big deal figuring out what to order that would work in our house but it turned out fabulous!  yea!  Early Merry Christmas to me!

So now, it’s getting the stairway built back in…right now the cavity is 27 feet plus tall!!!  Crazy…amazing how they built old houses!  It’s really hard to show in pictures but I wish I could…if you open the door on the 2nd floor… don’t take a step…you’d drop all the way to the basement! eek! So much for the excitement here…more to do because of course, one thing leads to another! lol

Thanks for stopping by!  Fun to post today and thank you for your kind comments and visits!

Stamps and Supplies I used…

37 thoughts on “Magnolia…Tilda’s Town…Celebrate Christmas!

  1. OMG your card is totally gorgeous!!! To be honest I’m not religious and that’s why the Nativity collection isn’t made for me (I hope that I don’t get on someone’s bad side now) BUT I do really {LOVE} your card!!! Please mark it for me *smile*.

    Hugs
    Jay Jay

  2. Oh my gosh Pam this is truly AMAZING !!!! What a wonderful scene you’ve created but for you that’s the normal. I so admire your work & strive to be half as good as you. LOVE IT !!!
    Hugs, Janie

  3. All together now…’Awwwww…..’ ! That’s exactly how this card makes me feel. What a darling card, Pam! Ugh…now that you have a central vac, do you have to actually vacuum? lol… Seriously, what a great hubby you have! Thanks for sharing 🙂

  4. Wowie Pam, this is gorgeous! Wish I could see pics of your home. 4 stories?–you must be in great shape, I couldn’t even do one, lol!

  5. With all you have going on right now, how did you ever manage to find time to make this adorable card? I love it! This really IS the reason for the season! And you have captured it to perfection!

  6. Oh Pam!! Wonderfully designed. You are sooooo good and I have always admired your beautiful cards. I cannot get over your beautiful design work — fabulous kid – really grand.
    Sandy

  7. WOW !! You have done a great card. Love the colors and the sentiment, we all need to remember to spread joy in this world !!! Can’t wait till your house is finished so I can see it next spring.

  8. Beautiful, beautiful card. Love the colors and layout … and all the special details you add to make every card so special! I see quite a few toys that you’ve used on your card that I would like to have. Thanks again for enabling me 🙂 Loll xx

  9. Hi Pam, oh I really love this card and all the stamps you used. Your colouring is stunning and I really like this sentiment, that is what Christmas is all about. Have a nice weekend Pam! Hugs Carla.

  10. Such a beautiful card! I love the image you used and all the great details. Your coloring is fantastic! Thanks for joining our challenge over at Loves Rubberstamps! 🙂

  11. This is so beautiful, the perfect combination of stamps and the die cut sentiment is just the right touch, I can see this one on my side board, you know where I live 🙂 Stunning card Pam
    Hugs Julie P

  12. Wow! Wow! and triple WOW! Such a spectacular card! Amazing color and positioning! I love this card! Thank you for such an amazing card to start off the holiday season!

  13. Absolutely fabulous Pam!!! A beautiful little scene. Love every details, and the purple you used to color the sky background. The wood background paper is also perfect.
    Wish you a lovely weekend.
    Hugs,
    Francine

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