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3 Giveaways + New Magnolia Dreams Collection & Paper Temptress Blog Hop

Today is the beginning of a new design team term and we are introducing 13 amazing designers from all over the world! Also, we are celebrating this new journey with a digital collection like you've never seen before!

Our August release features for the first time a unique coordinating collection called Magnolia Dreams that includes a stamp set; a paper pack in 2 of my favorite colors: Fuscia and Teal; and, for the first time on our shop, an SVG set of 5 cuts that coordinate with the patterns on our new paper pack.

Graciellie Design is also collaborating this month with Paper Temptress not only with this amazing blog hop but also with an exclusive specialty paper release created to coordinate perfectly with our new Magnolia Dreams collection

This variety pack is a physical product that includes 23 sheets of high quality cardstock and it even includes a few extra ribbon goodies! It is available for purchase on Paper Temptress shop starting today! The colors were carefully selected to match our digital paper pack perfectly and the colors, textures and metallics you will get in this pack are beyond stunning!

My card for today is a mix of everything fuscia and teal from the new release! I drew this Magnolia flower from scratch inspired on the beautiful vintage Magnolia branch motif on the digital papers. This flower comes with a transparent background (just as the sentiments do). I uploaded the flower to my Cricut space, saved it as a print and cut file and the Cricut Explore Air 2 cut it out for me, saving me lots of time!

The flower was colored with Prismacolor pencils. This is my second time using this medium and though it takes longer than other coloring media do, you are able to add so much detail to the image. In this case I layered the color slowly and blended using 3 colors and a light color that helped create a soft transition between every hue.

All the papers used on this card come from Paper Temptress Magnolia Dreams Specialty Paper Collection. I used Cryogen White to print the digital papers (which makes the patterns shimmer), Nero Incandescent for the black frames, Teal Basis for the branch die cuts, Kraft for the printed sentiment and a delicate soft pink for the cardbase.

The patterns, colors and cardstocks coordinate so nicely and the result you're going to get with this collection will always be bright and beautiful! All I needed to do to finish this card was add some teal rhinestones from Eyelet Outlet and I was done!

Now for the fun part, 12 designers are joining us today for our blog hop, 6 from Graciellie Design and 6 from Paper Temptress and both companies are giving away prizes that 3 lucky readers can win! Paper Temtpress is giving away 2 variety packages filled with their gorgeous papers. Graciellie Design is giving away the entire Magnolia Dreams digital collection! Each company will select a winner from comments left on each stop. You need to leave a comment on every blog to be eligible to win!

Graciellie Design

Paper Temptress

This is a very special blog hop so I hope you have fun along with all of us! Tomorrow we will be introducing the rest of Graciellie Design's new team in a second blog hop! We may or may not have another giveaway (wink), so make sure to come back tomorrow! I know you will be super inspired this month with our new designers and I can't wait to hear what you think about this collection and all our project ideas!


Before you go, don't forget to click here and check out all our new products on the shop today. This month when you buy the entire Magnolia Dreams collection you'll get a free gift (no code needed / gift is sent directly to your email).

That's it for now! See you tomorrow.


  1. The designs are beautiful! Looking forward to creating more lovely cards with the gorgeous flowers

  2. I absolutely love all the designs! I have never really used digital paper designs, but they came out beautifully. The colors are definitely some of my favorites. Also tried the cut files, oh my how fun.

  3. Beautiful papers and amazing prizes! Congrats to the winner!

  4. So lovely! Thanks for sharing!

  5. Precious and elegant card,lovely all the Magnolia Dreams collection.

  6. WOW! beautiful new release. Love the color combo!

  7. Beautiful design, Gracie. Lovely new release! So excited to join the team.

  8. Lovely, vibrant colors, thanks so much for the chance to win! Blessings!

  9. Wow how beautiful! Love the colors! Thanks you for having me!

  10. Gorgeous and colored so beautifully!

  11. I love this paper pack! Stunning!

  12. Gorgeous and love the background paper!

  13. OMG! I'm definitely in love for this new stamp and for the stunning colors of the paper pack, dear Graciellie!!! Great work!!! This card is, of course, really breathless!!!

  14. Congrats to the new team! WOW, this is a fabulous collection, love the new designs and papers

  15. Gorgeous card- and I love your colors! The SVG collection is just fabulous!!!

  16. What a beauty this is and I'm so proud to be able to create with these gorgeous products! Love this, Gracie!

  17. I love all the new images, Gracie. Your creation showcases the beautiful magnolia. The colors work so well together.

  18. Love your work. I have a few of your rubber stamps, but need to get some of the digis. The card is beautiful too. :)

  19. What a gorgeous set! The flower is beautiful and the sentiments are fabulous!! Love the matching papers, too. I can't wait to go hop!

  20. Wonderful new images. Love them all!
    And beautiful card as always. Love the colours.
    Valerija xx


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