Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Sending Birthday Wishes

I have a birthday card to show you. I made this for a special blogging friend of mine. I hope she will like this.

This adorable gal is called Tilda with Flower Pot from Magnolia's Butterfly Dreams Collection 2011 and she is available for your purchase from Magnolia-licious on-line store. This image also comes in the mini version.

I have made this an easel card which is my favorite type of card.

I've used a Magnolia mini stamp for the base fo this card. She is called Mini Tilda with Heart, from the Mini You Are So Special Collection 2011.

I am entering the following challenges with this card:

Creatalicious Challenge #23 - sketch. I have used their sketch for my card front.
Paper Sundaes - Challenge #76 - Stictching. I have done some faux stitchings.
Stamptacular Sunday - Challenge #116 - Seeing Double. Two images, two sentiments, two butterflies.
TOMIC - Challenge #5 - Easel Cards
Crafts and Me - Challenge 41 - Birthdays
Simon Says Stamps - Lemon and Lavender
Just Magnolia hAnglar & sTanglar - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
A Spoon Full of Sugar - Challenge 159 - Sewing
Everybody-Art- Challenge - #149 Use Shapes

That's all! Thanks so much for taking the time to drop by. I appreciate your visit. Enjoy your day!

Materials andTools Used

Stamps: sentiments from Just Rite

DP's: Provo Craft Buttercream Basic Checks, Chatterbox Eclerique.

Tools: Spellbinders Labels Eighteen, Martha Stewart Edge Punch, McGill Flowers-Petite Petals punch, Carla Craft Flower Centre punch, EK Success Medium Retro Flower and Leaf punches, Nellie Snellen Leaf punch, Cheery Lynn Designs Exotic Butterfly Mini, Magnolia Doohickey die Swirl.

Misc.: Recollections Pearls, Tim Holtz distress ink stamp pads tea dye and faded jeans

Medium: alcohol-ink markers--combination of Letraset Promarker, ShinHan Touch and Letraset Pantone Tria markers.


jules said...

wow Norma just stunning!!!

Louise said...

Your card is gorgeous, love the colors and what a great idea to add a mini with thr greeting

Marilyn said...

Fabulous Norma and oh so pretty! I love how you've finished the inside of the card.

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Norma :-) I love this Tilda and the papers and all the flowers and details are just perfect !
there is a Tilda competition over on the Simon Says Stamp Blog if you are interested :-)

thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
Lols x x x

Henny said...

Beautiful colourful card, Norma.

Loving greetings,


dolcreations said...

Norma, your blogging friend is going to cherish this easel card. When you create cards and receive a card like this......you appreciate every ounce of this piece! Beautifully done Norma!

Jodie from Oz said...

Hi Norma, OMG your card is beautiful, Easel cards are my favourite also along with gorgoeus Tilda and my your colouring is amazing. My visit is long overdue, all your creations are beautiful. Thanks for joining us at TOMIC this week. Sending big hugs Jodie from Oz xx

Monique said...

What a lovely card Norma. Lovely colours and your colouring is wonderfull.....

Hugs Monique

Céline said...

What a beautiful card! I love the colors!

Marie-Anne said...

What a lovely card.


Mona E said...

So gorgeous!!!! Thanks for joining us at Crafts and Me. Hugs...Mona

Chrissy said...

Beautiful colours Norma, I love easel cards too, gorgeous flowers and Tilda looks so pretty.

Sharon Caudle said...

Absolutely beautiful, Norma!!! Love her and your coloring is gorgeous! You're so talented! I love it!
xx Sharon

Faye said...

Lovely stitching, fabby image and super colours, what a gorgeous card. Thanks for playing at Paper Sundeas this week. x

Christine said...

Oh, she will definitely like it!! It is stunning. I love that you used the Simon Says Stamp challenge blog color theme this week. The lemon and lavender colors pair up so sweet. Love the easel look as well. What a nice way to display such beautiful images and artwork. Love all of the details and special touches. Thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog this week.
xoxo, Christine

cabio's craft corner said...

Cutesy and gorgeous card Norma. I bet your lucky blogger friend is going to adore your card. Couldn't believe I don't have this image. You know what I am going to shop for this weekend ;-)

Cami said...

GORGEOUS birthday card, Norma. I love the color scheme, the MS border, the inside with the mini Tilda, the butterflies and flowers! Your friend will definitely love this card!
Hugs, Cami

Anonymous said...

Very pretty card Norma, Beautiful colours! I just love the floral punch you've used.
hugs Julie P

Barb Hardeman said...

Norma this is exquisite! Your coloring is stunning! Tilda really comes to life when you color her. I love that deep edge punch you used on the front of the card. Beautifully done my friend...hugs...Barb

Cricket said...

Norma, your card is amazing!

Rhonda Miller said...

Oh this is so cute. I just love it.

Kelly Schelske said...

It's gorgeous Norma, that special person will definitely love it!

paola said...

Your friend is gonna love this Norma, your finishings on your cards are exceptionally professional, colored to perfection and the focus to detail outstanding. I love this color combo and admire your work. TFS

lamanuelle said...

Trop, trop belle, j'adore! Bises. Nadine

anusch said...

Tolle Karte in schönen Farben.
Vielen Dank fürs Mitmachen bei EAC.
Liebe Grüße Doreen

Suzi said...

A beautiful card Norma, love the colour combo and the use of that mini Tilda is fabulous. Another Gorgeous creation hon.
Suzi x

Karen's Fun Blog said...

This is sooo beautiful! : )

Elle said...

This is so pretty! I love your use of color.

Sheri said...

I LOVE this card Norma and those flowers your OMG ...gorgeous!! Stunning!

Catherine Atkinson said...

Lovely card!

Danielle said...

OMG!!! NOrma, you never cease to amaze me. You are soo unique in your styles, colors ... and this wonderful card is no different. I love all about it, the buttefly is awesome, so fine and delicate. The gorgeous flower lace. and Miss Tilda, sooo soo pretty. Love the shapes you have showecased her in, and those wonderful colors you have chosen. WOW WOW.
Absolutely MAGNIFIQUE!

Christina C. said...

Another magnificent work of art...your friend will treasure this!

LINDA W. said...

OMGoodness your card is gorgeous
I know that your friend will
love the card.
HUGS Linda

Linda said...

Wow absolutely beautiful!!!! Love the colors and the design. Tilda looks so cute!!!! Fabulous!!!!

Candy said...

Gorgeous work, Norma!!
Your friend is sure to love it :o)
Hugs, Candy

Pops x said...

Hi sweetie, this is just gorgeous I love the image and your colours are fab, thanks for joining us at JM/HS this week, hugs pops x

Lisa M. said...

What a fabulous card! I'm sure she'll love it! Thank you so much for STITCHING IT UP with Paper Sundaes this week! We look forward to seeing you join us again soon! Good luck!

♥ Lisa M. PSDT

Grenouille Greetings said...

Two beautiful Tildas. Lovely colour combo! Perfect colouring, especially the folds of the clothing. Thank you for playing along with us at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge, Norma! Good Luck! Hugs, Lesley

Angela said...

Gorgeous Norma!! Your friend will love this birthday card from you! She is colored beautifully! I love your easel cards!

Have a great weekend! hugs, Angela

Cordine said...

It's gorgeous!

Nadell said...

Wonderful card and great job on the sketch. I love it. Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious.
Hugs Nadell

ellabella said...

What a fabulous card!
The colouring is perfect and the flowers are so delicate.
Thanks for a huge inspiration! :)

Have a nice day :)
Hugs Janine

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