Saturday, October 20, 2012

Let it snow!


With Christmas being just a bit over two months away--yikes, did you realize that?--I am going to be concentrating mainly on Christmas cards and projects for the next little while--until Christmas!  So here's a card that I've just completed.

And yes, it's another easel card!

I am featuring this adorable image of Snowy Tilda from Magnolia's new A Christmas Story Collection 2012.  Have you seen the rest of the collection?  The images are oh-so-cute!! Check them out at Diana's on-line store, Magnolia-licious.  A vast selection of the full-size andmini-size stamps from past collections are available a well.

Check out also the selections of cutting dies from Memory Box, PoppyStamps, Magnolia, Marianne Design and Cheery Lynn Designs. Diana also gives fast excellent service and discounted prices.  You also earn in-store credit for every order to boot--how sweet is that!

Challenges for this card:
ABC Christmas Challenge - U for Up To You
Bearly Mine Challenge #57 - Anything Goes
Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge #74 - Anything Goes
Tilda's Town Challenge #23 - Merry Christmas
Stamp and Create October Challenge - Winter Wonderland
Deep Ocean Challenge #36 - Anything Goes 
Everybody-Art-Challenge #209 - Bling
Scr@p-card Challenge #36 - Everything is allowed except squares or rectangles
Totally Gorjuss Challenge #153 - Bling It On!

Thanks for stopping by.  Your visit and comment are very much appreciated.  Have a fabulous weekend!

Materials and Tools Used:

Sentiments Stamps: GCS Artstamps 'Let It Snow!'; Inkadinkado 'Warm Holiday Wishes'
Dies:  Spellbinders Labels Twenty-Eight, Venetian Motifs; Memory Box Bianca Snowflake
Punches:  EK Success Snowflake; Martha Stewart Snowflake edge punch
Miscellaneous:  Tim Holtz distress ink stamp pad Vintage Photo; Coluzzle oval templates
Medium:  alcohol-ink based markers--Letraset Promarker and Letraset Pantone Tria (-T)
- face and skin--blush, coral, soft peach, vanilla, oatmeal, pastel pink
- hair and boots--umber, burnt, caramel, sandstone 
- blue dress, hair bows and snowflake--midnight blue, 549-T, denim blue, pastel blue
- scarf and gloves--raw sienna, mustart, pastel yellow, buttercup
- dotted background--5527-T, 5507-T


cathylynn said...

Norma this card is phenomenal!!! WOW your coloring is gorgeous and I love the shape with all the wonderful details. Fabulous job.
Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

Edilza Teixeira Scrap e Artes said...

Oi Norma!!!

Parabéns pelo belíssimo cartão!!!


Peggie said...

Beautiful card. Love, love, love that big snowflake.

Karen said...

Absolutely Stunning! The colors and your coloring are beautiful. I love the shape of your card. I just got her now I can't wait to ink her up.


Candy said...

Wow, Norma! absolutely beautiful!!!!!
Big hugs, Candy

Only By His Grace said...

so very cute Norma. lovely design and colouring. I love the big snowflake. I wish we had a Winter Christmas. It is so hot here at the moment.
Hugs Maz

Karen said...

This is gorgeous and you coloring is fantastic as always!! : )

RenateKreativ said...

wow.....what a beautiful card, Great job.
Hugs Renate

Sinikka said...

Such a sweet easel card. The cute tilda is beautiful colored. Like it a lot.
Hugs Sinikka

Anonymous said...

Another gorgeous creation Norma, I love all the different shapes of your easels. The snowflakes are just fabulous, so glad I have that Memory Box die already. Thanks so much for joining in at Tildas Town this week
Hugs Julie P

Unknown said...

Merry Christmas and your off to a smashing start!!!! Wow this design and coloring is just breathtaking!!!! Way to go Norma another sensational card!!!!!

Cordine said...

It's another gorgeous one Norma!

Miranda Slagboom-de Groot said...

It's so pretty.
Hugs Miranda

mgoll88 said...

What a wonderfull and lovely card creation...thats fantastic!!!


Jackie said...

WOW totally fabby... love it... amazing card and colouring to die for. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Bearly Mine Challenges, this week. GDT

Yulis Kartika said...

oh wow Norma!
your card so pretty beautiful, and adore the shape so much as well as your coloring too

Louise said...

Beautiful card Norma, I love the added star in the corner and your layout is fabulous

Danielle Champagne said...

Norma, your card is extraordinary. I love this fabulous snowflake , the pretty tilda, that you colored magnificiently. an eye candy with my coffe this morning. Hugs.

Anonymous said...

Oh My goodness! Norma this is so pretty! totally LOVE the shape and its just perfect for both ABC Christmas Challenge and Totally Gorjuss too! thanks for playing those challenges with me!

hugs Samantha :0)

Mojca said...

Oh my this is so so pretty Norma. The sheape is amazing and your coloring gorgeous as always. hugs! Mojca

Frances said...

Wonderful card, Norma! Love our design and coloring! Hugs Frances

Cathy Lee said...

Another gorgeous creation, Norma. This Tilda is so adorable. Love your coloring and the fabulous card shape. and, OMG how did you make that lovely snowflake, gonna have to go check that out. Awesome!
Cathy Lee

tammejean said...

Your cards are always so beautiful---thanks for sharing

Maria Therese said...

Fabulous card!

dolcreations said...

Were do you come up with all these awesome card are a women with soooo much talent! I love your easel card and with the snowflake off to the side like that...WOW! You have coloured Tilda perfectly! To be on your Christmas card list would be an honour to be able to receive this beauty! That would be a gift!

Tina Makuc said...

Gorgeous card Norma!!!!
Thanks for joining us again at Tilda's Town this week!!
Hugs, Tina

Rene said...

This is gorgeous...I love that blue hue! So wintery and beautiful!
Rene :D

Christina C. said...

Looking forward to all your upcoming Christmas cards.....I adore Christmas making them and love seeing them!!!!!!
This is a beauty, Norma! Your cards are all such uniquely shaped works of art and so exquisite in every detail. Love, love, love your creations!!!!

Cami said...

Another beautiful easel card, Norma. That's a pretty shape and this Tilda is so cute...gotta visit Diana's store. I love that snowflake die and how you accented it. Always impressed with your work.


Linda Palmer said...

Wow!! This is a stunning creation. I love your coloring and design. Soooo Beautiful!!!

Kathya said...

Absolutely gorgeous Christmas card, Norma! I love what you did with the snowflakes, so creative.

Chrissy said...

Beautiful Easel card Norma, love the image and fabulous colouring and that beautiful snowflake...gorgeous.

Thanks for joining in with us at Fussy and Fancy…


Kelly said...

Norma I love that snowflake in the corner! She is adorable and do not tell me Xmas is only 2 months away, oh no, I am not near ready for it! LOL
Gorgeous card.
Hugs Kelly

Nannieflash said...

Beautiful card and project, love your design and your colour choice. Thanks for joining us at Bearlymine, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxx

Eulanda said...

Another gorgeous card and love your coloring again!! Hugs!

Suzan L said...

Hi Norma, your easel card is just gorgeous! I just love layered snowflake and all the other wonderful details that you have added to this card!

Neltine said...

Wouww...I love this;) I have never met you before, till now and I love your Blog and creations.

Thanks for joining our Challenge at Scr@p-Cards Challenges.


Unknown said...

Wauw Norma this is just a sweet card, i love it, thanks fot joining use at Scrap Cards Challenge Blog.

Hugs Suze xx

Sheri said...

Lovely, lovely card design Norma! The blues on this are my favorite!!

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

What a stunning card you have made. It fits our challenge this week well. Thanks for taking part and good luck. Best wishes, Kym (Bearly Mine Challenge Blog Design Team)

Bettina L. said...

This is absolutely a stunning easel christmas card. Love the shape, vintage design, snowflake and bling. Thanks for playing at Totally Gorjuss and ABC Christmas Challenge and good luck. Hope to see you back saturday and next wednesday for new challenges. Bettina xx

cabio's craft corner said...

Gorgeous coloring my friend. Beautiful design of this shape card. Love the awesome snowflake :o)

Anne said...

This is so lovely, great colors and I love the snowflakes. :)

Hugs, Anne.

Kathleen said...

Beautiful card Norma! Wow such a gorgeous design and I love the snowflake.
Thanks for joining us at tildas Town
Kat xx

Fleur said...

Gorgeous card, the details are just so pretty
HUGZ Fleur xXx

Ivonne said...

Beautiful card Norma. The coloring is just amazing as always! Love the color combo and the snowflakes. Hugs, Ivonne

Maris said...

hi Norma dear, what a real cute one this is, love the colors and coloring xx

Shell said...

This is just perfect, thanks for joining us at Fussy & Fancy this week.
Shell xx

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