Monday, February 18, 2013

Birthday Never-Ending Card - Magnolia-licious Mini Monday #1

Hello!

This is our first Mini Monday at the Magnolia-licious and Wee Stamps Challenge Blog.  Mini Monday is when and where we showcase cards/projects using the Magnolia mini stamps.  For my card, I am featuring five mini stamps, although I've also included a couple of full-size ones into the mix.

I've made a never-ending card!  Have you ever made one?  It's such a fun card to play around with.  This is only the second one I've made.  The first time I made a never-ending card, I only had full-size Magnolia stamps and most were too large to be used on a 6"x 6" card (my usual card size), so had to make my card bigger (7" x 7") to accommodate the bigger images.  When the mini Magnolia stamps were first introduced to the Magnolia-licious store, I knew that the mini Magnolia images would be just the perfect size to fit into a 6"-square never-ending card.  This has been on my 'to-do' list ever since and--it took me long enough...LOL--now I've finally made one. 

I've made a very short video--it's near the bottom of this posting--to show how this card works, but first here are the four faces or 'card fronts' in still life.  I've put the names of the Magnolia stamps used below the pictures.

Sweetie Tilda (Sweet Rainbow Collection 2011)

Tilda with Cozy Heart (Sweet Crazy Love Collection 2012)

Mini Congratulations Tilda (You Are So Special Collection 2011 - Mini)

Mini Celebration Tilda (Sweet Crazy Love Collection 2012 - Mini)

These stamps and a vast selection of other Magnolia stamps--both full-size and mini--are available at Magnolia-licious, Diana's on-line store. If you don't see the particular one you are looking for in the store, contact Diana and ask her if she can bring it in for you.
And newly available at Magnolia-licious are those wonderful Wee Stamps by Sylvia Zet.
Have a look also at the selections of cutting dies also from Magnolia, Memory Box, PoppyStamps, Marianne Design, Cheery Lynn Designs and Joy! Crafts.
Diana offers discounted prices, gives excellent service and you get to earn 2% in-store credit with every purchase! Sweet!!

 And here is the very short video that I made with my camera...


BTW, all the images were coloured with Letraset Promarkers and Pantone Trias.

A reminder that the current challenge at Magnolia-licious and Wee Stamps Challenge is 'All About Birthday'.  You can use stamps from Magnolia--yes full size and/or minis--and/or Wee Stamps.  Hope you will join in the fun.  Hop over to the challenge blog HERE for details and inspiration.

That's it for me for today. Thanks for stopping by. Very much appreciate your visit. Have a wonderful week!


Challenges for this card:
ABC Challenges - H for Happy Birthday!
Lovely hAnglar or Sweet Magnolia Challenge - With Love
I ♥ Promarkers Challenge 155 - One For the Girls
Card Makin' Mamas Challenge #65- It's Birthday Time
Time for Magnolia Challenge #1 - Anything Goes
You, Me and Magnolia Challenge #8 - Anything Goes 
 


Materials and Tools Used:
DP's:  all from Chatter Box Wallpaper Collection (they have been discontinued I think)
DiesMemory Box Whimsical Flourish and Honeysuckle Vine; Go Kreate Small Frame Frilly #4
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz distress ink stamp pad Vintage Photo
Colouring Medium:  alcohol-ink-based markers - Letraset Promarkers and Pantone Trias

38 comments:

esku-lanak said...

Norma, your card is fantastic; o.m.g; what a work!. So pretty.

Susy said...

This is absolutly gorgeus, Norma!

HUGS SUSY

Louise said...

Gorgeous Norma, this card is fabulous!! You are one creative gal
hugs Louise

Yvonne said...

Deze kaart is echt heel erg mooi gemaakt.

Groetjes Yvonne

..Karen said...

THis is gorgeous Norma!! How very, very creative!! : )

marilynwillauer said...

WOW I'm impressed!! What an adorable card , your coloring is terrific!

Suzi said...

I so love these never ending cards Norma, yours is beautiful my dear. love your paper choices, sweet Tildas and those sentiment stamps are perfect.
Hugs
Suzi

Danielle Champagne said...

OH! NOrma, you made this never ending card EXTRAORDINARY! I love how you decorated all the different sections, love all the Tilda you selected, and the papers are so lovely, soft colors and beautiful rich tones. Hugs. & have a lovely day.

Mojca said...

Oh I love this kind of cards and your is gorgeous as always. hugs! Mojca

Marga50 said...

Wowwwwww wat een prachtige kaart Norma, schitterend mooi gemaakt. Bedankt voor je deelname bij TFMC. Groetjes Marga.

lovingrammahood said...

Beautiful card Norma. It has all gone together so lovely. I tried to make one and had trouble coordinating all the side. You have inspired me to try again. Always LOVE your work.
Donna

Sylvia said...

Wow Norma, incredible beautiful. It is gorgeous, I love this never ending card and thanks for the video. You did a marvelous job as always.
xxxSylvia

Astrid said...

Ohhh Norma, this is gorgeous, I loved your video.
Thanks for joining in YMAM.
Hugs Astrid

mgoll88 said...

What a fanatstic card creation..very wonderfull project!

LG
michaela

julieprice3 said...

I havent made one of these in ages, thanks for the reminder, gorgeous card Norma, a perfect way to showcase those minis, nicely done my friend
Hugs Julie P

Cordine said...

I just love this type of cards!
Yours is dtunnjng!
Xx
Cordine

Linda Simpson said...

Gorgeous card Norma, love these neverending cards.

Hugs
Linda xxx

Deb Ochs-LaGrone said...

Oh I am so jealous! I tried to make one and mine didn't work. I'll have to give it another try since you've inspired me with this fantastic creation!

stampingwithpeggie.blogspot.com said...

This is so cool! It is on my to do list. Love how you did it.

Barb Hardeman said...

Fantabulous job Norma! These are such fun cards...love your choice of images!

Only By His Grace said...

Once again fabulous Norma. You are so good at colouring the mini's. They look awesome. Your whole card is awesome.
Hugs maz

Paper Tails said...

Your card is awesome! Thanks for sharing with the video.

Karen

Candy said...

Absolutely fantastic, Norma !!!
Big Hugs, Candy

EnblogSail said...

I've made a couple of these before, quite a lot of work!; but well worth it! You did a great job with the minis:)
Caryl

RenateKreativ said...

Fantastic card, great design with lovely Tildas.
Hugs Renate

lalkygirl said...

stunning card ,love the design and your colouring is awesome
Thanks for joining us at the I ♥ ProMarkers challenge. and good luck
Tracey x

Kelly Neis said...

I love your coloring, they are so pretty to look at. When you do this card we all get to see alot of gorgeous Tilda's. I am glad you did a video, maybe I will get one of these and make one, thanks for that!
Hugs Kelly

cathylynn said...

Norma this is totally awesome. Beautiful coloring of all the Tilda images too!
Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

4everPeace2U&Ur's said...

"You've either GOT-IT,or YOU ani't"
And BABY-WOW have YOU,GOT-IT!!!

Maris said...

hi Norma, wowww how great this is, thanks for joining in at YMAM

Suzan L said...

Hi Norma, your talent is never ending! Oh My Goodness! I love every fold of this card! Just gorgeous!
Hugs,
Suzan

Kit said...

Wonderful never ending card! Lovely as always. I've only tried it once. I find that I have a hard time filling up all those spaces but might give it another try as they are so much fun to flip through.

Diana said...

Wow, this is stunning, I love it!!! Thanks for joining us at TFMC.
Hugs, Diana.

Nancee Purdum said...

Oh Norma, this is so beautiful! I have never made a never-ending card, but I am certainly going to try now. This card is so gorgeous! Your coloring is superb! Any chance you will make a tutorial on how to make a never-ending card????? You do such a wonderful job with your instructions! :) Nancee

Crafteezee said...

Wow Norma, I have never heard of the never ending card and yours is absolutely fabulous. Love your colouring and really appreciated the little video to see how it worked.
Have a good weekend.
Hugs Tracy x

Jenn said...

Oh wow, I've never seen one of these, gorgeous! Thanks for the video too! Thanks for joining us at ABC Challenges.

cabio's craft corner said...

Wonderful never ending card Norma. Beautiful coloring on all the images. It's such an eye treat to check out all your beautiful coloring and designs. I always wanted to make one, but again, without too much patient, I am not ready yet, lol. Hopefully one of these days, I get to make one :o)
Hugs,
Cabio

Patti Jo said...

You do such creative cards Norma! Another wonderful creation and so inspiring!!!

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