Sunday, May 02, 2010

Magic among the lily pads

Hello! I hope you have enjoyed your weekend.

I have another easel card here. I just adore the images from the Magnolia's Fairy Tale Collection. Tilda just keeps getting cuter with each new collection. The image I have used for this card is called Fairy Tale Tilda.

For the layout of the card, I used Bev's sketch that she's created for Just Magnolia's Week 53 Challenge .

And here are a list of other challenges for this card:

Everybody-Art-Challenge #88 - Song Title. I think the song "Do you Believe in Magic?" fits the bill, don't you?

Stamping for the Weekend - Getting to Know You. The book that inspired this, of course, is the fairy tale The Frog Prince.


The waterlilies were created to meet the theme for two challenges:

Papertake Weekly Challenge - Do something different, and
Cute Card Thursday - Challenge 110 - Make your Own!
Yes, I made these flowers!!! And I am quite pleased with them. I haven't done waterlilies before. I wanted to get it just right that I even went to the library and took out a book on waterlilies with tons of pictures in it. What do you think?

A Spoon Full of Sugar - Their Challenge 101 is to 3D Something.

Charisma Cardz Challenges - the theme for their Challenge 17 is Girly Card with Flowers.
Creatalicious Challenges - Challenge #9 - Create Something with Flowers and Wings

Crafts and Me - Challenge #3 - Sparkles. Lots of glitter on the card. You can probably see it better on this close up. Glitter on the DP's, on Tilda's wings, on the Frog Prince's crown, outlining the inner circle and on the stars in the background.


Thank you so much for stopping by. Have a good week !



Stamp: Magnolia Fairy Tale Tilda.
DP's: SEI pearl foil paper from Addison paper pad, DCWV Nana's Nursery baby girl paper pad.
Tools: Marvy Uchida scallop circle punch, Coluzzle circle template, Fiskars flower punch, Carla Craft sun punch, Fiskars corner punch, tiny sun punch from Michaels $1.50 bin.
Misc.: Recollections Autumn Pearls, Kaiser Craft Pearls, Blue Moon charms dragonfly.


50 comments:

Kylie said...

OMG Norma! This is so cute! I love this Tilda and you have done an amazing job with your water lilies and lily pads! Its really very clever!
Take care
Kylie

paola said...

This is STUNNING! Norma where do you get these ideas, now that i look at it, the Tilda and frog to have on a lily pond makes perfect sense, it is just too adorable. I may use your idea when i get my little Tilda with the frog. TFS
smiles
Paola

Patti.Jo said...

You have just captured all of this perfectly! Your Tilda is precious, and what fabulous water lilies and pads you made! Even "ripples" of water! Fantastic work Norma! Just love it all!!!

Only By His Grace Papercrafting said...

Hi Norma,

Your waterlilies are lovely so are the waterlily pads. Clever gal.
Perfect choice of Tilda. She obviously got Prince frog from the waterlily pads. It's a lovely design and the DP is wonderful.
Hugs Marion

Irena said...

WOnderful lilies, lovely card :)

Nancy said...

Love your card Norma and your waterlilies are beautiful! What a great idea to have Tilda who is colored beautifully by a lilly pond! Love everything and awesome idea!
Hugs,
Nancy

Lizzy xx said...

Fantastic card! luv the idea with the waterlilies xx Lizzy xx

Cami said...

Norma, your idea to use these waterlilies and lily pads are just wonderful! It definitely goes well because of the Frog Prince! Your flowers came out so pretty! I love your card to no end! Hugs, Cami

Debbie said...

Hi Norma, What a fabulous card, and using the lovley Tilda. Love the easle card.

Norma can I ask you, the card with Tilda called Vine flowers you have done, how did you do the cirle train track..Hope you have time to let me know, it's fantastic. I am doing a man's card with a train and thought this would be perfect. Thank you Debbiexx

Kate T said...

Wow fantastic, the flowers are amazing, what a stunning card !

Jenny said...

Stunning card. I love the creativity you have shown with the lily pads and flowers.
Fantastic.
Thank you for sharing with EAC.
Jenny

Debs M x said...

what a gorgeous card, love those water lillies x

Dieke Polstra said...

What a beautiful card, Norma!
I love the flowers you've used.

Love, Dieke Polstra.

Gloria J. Dawson said...

Norma this card is just stunning! Absolutly love the lily pads! Your imagination is awesome!

ultraroyale said...

GREAT card as usual. So well colored. This is a great use of an easel card. Love Love Love it. Thanks for sharing.
Have a GREAT DAY!!!
Bob L.
www.happycardmaker.blogspot.com

Pam said...

Norma..your waterlilies are prettier than the ones in my pond. I love your work!
Hugs,
Pam:)

Karen W said...

You did a wonderful job on the flowers. Love the colors you choose.

Peggie said...

What an adorable card. Love the lilies. And the dragonfly charms.

Barb Hardeman said...

Absolutely gorgeous, Norma! Oh, how wonderful your paper is for the lily pond and the flowers are perfect on the lily pads. Your coloring is fabulous. Love the addition of the drago flies, it makes it look so real!
Blessings
Barb

dolcreations said...

Norma....this is so adorable. I love the lily pads on the card....so perfect for this beautifully coloured image!

Pat said...

Hi Norma...could this be any cuter?!! I think not!! How absolutely adorable! Love the lily pads...and the charm is just perfect!! I have this stamp on order...can't wait for her to come to my house too!! Pat Frank (VA)

Lori said...

This is such a cute card! I love the waterlily pads and DP adds the water ripple. Awesome. You are very talented.

charlene aka scrappygma said...

Norma you card is just amazing once again...love the image and the coloring is just perfect. Great job on the flowers as well.
Hugs

Sharon Caudle said...

Beautiful card, Norma! Love all your detailing and the lilly pads are perfect! Awesome work!
hugs!
Sharon

Shelley said...

So sweet! Love the lily pads and the flowers. Great colouring hugs Shelley

http://shelley-artfulachievements.blogspot.com/

Mindy (Scrappy and Piggy) said...

Adorable!!! I love the lily pads. great touch.

shelly said...

Wow, just wow. So beautiful, no detail left out!!! Gorgeous!

Tracy said...

Totally amazing Norma, your waterlillies and pads are genius, and the whole design is spectacular. I hope you win one of the challenges with this, you deserve it.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Candy said...

Norma - your work is awesome and so inspiring!! You never cease to amaze me with your wonderful ideas and gorgeous flowers. Your water lilies are perfect!!! What a fantastic scene you have created with your lilly pads and images!!!!!! Absolutley beautiful :o)
Hugs, Candy

Joanne Moses said...

Love your Fairy Tale Tilda card. So ingenious with the lily pad theme. Also want to say how much I enjoy ALL your work. You're one creative and talented lady! Thanks for sharing.

scrappyjan said...

oh WOW WOW WOW Norma....this is so creative and just down right beautiful!I love your cards!!! hugs, Janiel

Angélique said...

Absolutely adorable!
Totally love the way you used the easel to create the water!
Love just everything you did :)

*hugs*
Angélique

Penny said...

Those lily pads are stunning, they look amazing on your project! Great colouring too on your cute image!
Thanks for playing in the Creatalicious Challenge this month
Pen

Jane said...

WOW!!!! A stunning card, the waterlillies are a brilliant idea and they are so perfect!! I love this card! thanks for joining us at Just Magnolia, hugs, Jane xxx

Rach said...

what a wonderful card, such a fabby idea.xx

kraftykylie said...

Absolutely Gorgeous!!!

wow the papers and flowers and tilda it all comes together so wonderfully. Stunning!!!

Smiles to you Kylie :)

Me said...

great card! And glad to see another card maker from Vancouver!
Found your blog through the Magnolia-licious yahoo group.

Myrna said...

Your card is just to clever!! Love the waterlilies! Tilda is adorable sitting there with all the fairy dust around her. Awesome job!

Patricia Garcia said...

Oh wow Norma adorable card, love all the cuteness of your card!!

Hugs,
Patricia

Debbie Pamment said...

LOVE your lily pads and water lilies - soo perfect for this gorgeous Tilda - I'm with you - this collection is FABULOUS!
xXx

stampinglyn said...

Norma~This is stunning! The water lilies and pads are perfect!!! Just love this card!
Hugs,
Linda

doris said...

Your card is fabulous!!

xox doris

coldwaters2 said...

Oh WOW Norma this is totally stunning what an amazing creation wow,wow,wow I am nearly lost for words those flowers are awesome you have so much talent wow...and Tilda she is so beautiful and looks wonderful among those lillies

Hugs
Lorraine x

gina g said...

Gorgeous card lovely image and fab detail. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Crafts and Me challenge this week. luv gina xx

April Rose said...

Wow, Norma--these waterlilies and lilypads are fantastic, and look just like the real ones I've seen in a water garden! Tilda and her frog are colored so beautifully. You even found paper that looks like water--you're amazing! What a gorgeous, magical card!
Hugs,
April

~Denise Lynn~ said...

This is precious! Love all your fun lily pads too! So clever! Thanks for sharing it with us at Just Magnolia this week! Hope to see you back again soon! :)

Gunn (Merete) said...

Wow, this is such a beautiful card, and I love the water lilies.
Thanks for joining us at SFTW.
*Gunn*

Cheryl said...

WOW this is gorgeous,love your lilies and lily pads!!! Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious!!
xx

Teresa said...

BEAUTIFUL WORK AND A CUTE IMAGE I LOVE THE LILY PADS SO EFFECTIVE, THANKYOU FOR JOINING CRAFTS AND ME #3 CHALLENGE GOOD LUCK!
LUV TERESAX

stephanne said...

Hi Norma, how have you been? Crafting up magical creations I see!! This is fabulous, the waterdrop paper is perfect with your lily pads and flowers, absolutely fabulous!! And your colouring is amazing as always!!

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