Saturday, 9 August 2014

I've been published!




Yes, here are my first cards for Making Cards magazine using the adorable Josh and Andy from Pink Gem. It seems to strange to see my cards published in a magazine but very exciting too. 
Images - Pink Gem
Medium - Copics
Sentiment - LOTV
Papers - Nitwits Country Gent from LOTV
Ribbon - Crafty Ribbons
Dies - TH on the edge stars, MB clouds and kites, Impression Obsessions puppy
Embossing folder - Darice
Other - Letraset fineliner for faux stitching

Challenges for both
A Creative Romance Fun in the Sun 
Crafty Catz Lazy days of Summer 
Sister Act Anything goes 
The Paper Shelter Make it digital 
Delightful Anything goes 

Out for a meal with friends tonight at a recently reopened restaurant with new owners, heard it is good, so fingers crossed. Enjoy your weekend.

33 comments:

Jane Willis said...

Congratulations on being published, really super, striking and fun cards

Diane said...

Fantastic cards Marianne and I know what you mean about being strange when you see your creations in a magazine !!

hugs Diane xx

Sarah said...

HUGE Congratulations Marianne!! I shall look out for this on the shelves!! Two lovely cards, such great colours and great layouts too xx

Lorraine said...

Two brilliant cards Marianne. Congratulations on being published.
Have a lovely weekend
Lorraine x

debby4000 said...

Congratulations Marianne and with two fabulous boys card too.
luv
Debby

misteejay said...

Congratulations!
Beautiful cards Marianne.
Toni xx

Squirrel x said...

Whooooo! Congratulations missus, that's brilliant. Super bold boys cards too. Xx

rachel said...

well done Marianne - excellent card too! Have a great meal out! Hugs rachel x

Rainey's Craft Room said...

Congrats on being published,these are two lovely cards.
Lorraine

Chrissy said...

Congratulations Marianne...fabulous news and so well deserved...gorgeous colouring on these adorable images..they look superb in the magazine..

luv CHRISSYxx

Avril Ann said...

So happy for you Marianne and not at all surprised, your work is amazing my friend, hugs xx

Craftyanny said...

Congratulations Marianne. Great cards sweetie
Anne x
Craftyanny’s Koolkardz

scrAPpamondo said...

Wow! Stunning card, congratulations for the publishing!!!!

Colette said...

Congrats on publication, fab, fun and colourful boys cards, great use of dies and embossing, thanks for playing along at The Paper Shelter - Make it Digital - challenge, good luck, hugs, Colette xx

Francy said...

Congratulations!!! Lovely card!!! Francy

Sandy Palmer said...

Oh wow, congratulations! What wonderful news! Such a wonderful card s well! Love your choice in paper and color combo! Thanks for sharing it with us at Delightful Challenges, "Anything Goes"! :)

Linda Simpson said...

Congratulations and so well deserved! Fabulous cards and loving the images.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Debra Kenworthy said...

Congratulations on your work being published! They're both brilliant boy cards and make a real impression. The colouring and card design is great, I'm sure the readers will love them. Debra x

cotnob said...

Congratulations Marianne, your cards are fabulous.
Pauline
x

Deborah said...

Gorgeous cards. Congratulations on being published, it's well deserved.

Deborah A

coops said...

fabulous boys cards marianne.fab images and i love the bold colours and huge congrats on your double page magazine spread ;D

xx coops xx

Jackie said...

A delightful image and card :o)
Jackie xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Big congratulations Marianne! Two fabulous cards! Susan x

Debs said...

Huge congrats Marianne - so well deserved and two fabulous cards.
Looking forward to seeing more of your gorgeous makes in print.
Debs xx

Jennifer said...

HUGE congrats, Marianne, on being published. You must feel so chuffed!

Your 2 cards are fabulous for little boy cards...great designs and colouring, and I love your amazing colouring.

Hugs,
Jennifer. x

Sandra H said...

Fantastic news Marianne and well deserved too x

Helene Siermans said...

Fantastic boy cards! Love the ribbon with the bicycle on it.

Thank you for playing along with our AG challenge at Delightful Challenges this week.
Good luck!
Nick

Kat W said...

A fabulous pair of cards, great boys designs and huge congrats on being published - the magazine spread look brilliant :-)

Big hugs, Kat xx

mags said...

Super cards Marianne and well done on being published. Very exciting.
Mags
x

Rebecca Bradshaw said...

Congratulations on being published! The cards are fantastic, love the cute images.
Rebecca.

Whisper said...

Ooooo congrats hun for being published and your cards are absolutely adorable too, i may have to put that adorable puppy die on my wishlist too, Luv sam x

Pat K said...

Fabulous cards Marianne, so beautifully coloured as always. Congrats on being published...well done!
Thanks for playing along with us at The Paper Shelter. Pat K x

tilly said...

a beautifully coloured card that shouts summer fun, thank you for joining our challenge at Crafty Catz and hope to see you again
Tilly