Tuesday, May 15

The ABC Challenge - P is for Pocket

A very good morning all,   Today starts our new fortnightly challenge over at ABC.  Our theme this fortnight 

P is for Pocket(s)    

This is my first pocket card and I must say I totally loved making it, what a great idea for holding a gift to give to someone.  I will certainly be making more of these.

I've used two Tilda's from my collection and some beautiful Prima 12 x 12 card/paper stock to make the card.  A full recipe list is available at the bottom of my post.

Our sponsor is the lovely Nikki from Bunny Zoe's Crafts

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Nikki has a fantastic array of crafting goodies for all needs, I use her store for lots of my stash and love visiting when the pennies allow. lol.   Please pop over to ABC where you will find out all about the prize up for grabs for one lucky winner.

Challenges Entered:

Bunny Zoe's Crafts Challenge:  Have an Anything Goes theme this month.

Just Magnolia & Hanglar Stanglar Challenge: Would like to see more than 1 Magnolia image this week.

CMC Copic Challenge:  This month is Anything Goes so long as your use your Copics, Pro/Flex markers pencils 

Deep Ocean Challenge: Have the theme of What a Wonderful Woman, my card/gift is for my dearest friend who is a wonderful woman and friend.

Magnolia Stamp Lovers Challenge:  Have the theme of using a magnolia image that has a flower in it.  My inside image is holding a flower.

Stamp & Create Challenge:  Would like to see One for The Girls this month. 

Wishing you all a wonderful day.


DP: Alla Prima collection"Chiaro" 
Image: Front panel - Magnolia's Princess Party and inside Tilda with hat 
Medium:  Copics & Derwent water colour pencils.  Tilda on the inside has had her dress paper pieced but her skin hair etc are Copics
Nesti's: oval small
Die's Used:  Marianne D's oval lace - Doohickey small dragonfly and Tag die.  Spellbinders Grand Calibur die creative book pages.
Large Thank You stamp: Hero Arts Clings
Sentiment inside:  MSE friends
Flowers: Prima & Petaloo
Ribbon: Angelcrafts
stick pin: made by me


RenateKreativ said...

wow...what a beautiful card, I love it. Great design and job.
Hugs Renate

Karen said...

Beautiful card! Lovely DP.


Anonymous said...

Wonderful creation, I love all the little pockets and hidden details, Beautifully done Suzi
Hugs julie P

Pam said...

This is AWEsome Suzi. Your coloring is beautiful as is the papers and flowers you chose to use.

Louise said...

Very pretty Suzi, gorgeous papers and details. Perfect gift

Karen said...

This is so cute! What a great idea! : )

Lau W said...

Oh so lovely pocket ! Your papers are superb, so nice details on this card !

Laura Bradley said...

This is stunning Suzi! Seriously don't know what to say other than I LOVE IT! Laura x

Laura said...


Yet another gorgeous card. The coloring and design are awesome. I have yet to make a pocket card so I believe I will be trying this sooner than later. Love your work!

♥ Laura C.

Brigitte said...

I love it! Gorgeous card, i love your colors choices.
Hugs, Brigitte :)

Myrna said...

Love all those pockets! Perfect places for gift cards etc.

Barb Hardeman said...

Wow, Suzi! You really did some pockets!!! Inside and outside, you really poured your heart into this fabulous card...I'm in awe!!! Hugs...Barb <><

nanetteyf said...

omg! i love the pocket idea! sooo cute, ive got the try this :) thanks for sharing

Dena said...

This is about as cute as it can get!!!!! Love it!
Hugs, Dena

Elle said...

I just absolutely love everything about this card!

Crafts-by-Alison.blogspot.com said...

Suzi this is awsome love the pockets, the papers and design wow. Alison xxx

Riet said...

So wonderful Suzi,I love the images and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Chris said...

This is so sweet, Suzi. I love to make pocket cards. I especially like that you added a new Tilda to the pocket, LOL. It is embellished and colored perfectly!

Chris Christensen

Kelly said...

I really love your card, you just gave me a great idea for a wedding card. I am going to try this style. I love the message area and the Maggies are colored perfectly. Very smart idea for a gift.

Candy said...

Hugs, Candy

Brook said...

Such a pretty card. I love how this turned out. Beautiful coloring and great embellies. Thanks for joining us at the CMC Copic Challenge.

Cathy Lee said...

Awesome pocket card, Suzi. Tilda looks so sweet inside and out.
Cathy Lee

Jenn said...

Your card is gorgeous! I love that you can put a little gift inside, I may have to try one!

Unknown said...

Gorgeous Suzi!

cabio's craft corner said...

Awesome design Suzi. Love the tag and the shabby look of this beautiful creation :o)

Ashley said...

how cute!! love the way you can put a stamp in!! thank you for joining us at just magnolia!

cheryl said...

oh Hun,this is really beautiful I adore making pockets on my cards,too and just love the papers,and all your attention to detail just perfect hugs Cherylxxxxxx

Sylvia said...

OMG Suzi, this is an absolutely, amazing and beautiful creation. Everything is perfect matching together and I love the pockets.

Doreen Horats, Clayton said...

Your pocket card is fantastic, so pretty, love the added tag. Very nice.
Blessings, Doreen

Cordine said...

Gorgeous card!