Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Happy Birthday to You - Magnolia-licious & Wee Stamps Challenge #2

'All About Boys' is the theme for Challenge #2 at the Magnolia-licious and Wee Stamps Challenge Blog.  Yes, it's time for new one!  Hope you'll come and play with us.  For more details on how to join in the fun, hop over to the challenge blog and while you're there, be inspired by the fabulous cards of my DT Teammates. 

Here's the card that I've created for the challenge.  

As you can see below, this is actually a window card...and you can see part of the scenery in the back through the window.

The inside of the card looks like this.  I've added a blank panel to write a personal note on.

These are the Magnolia stamps that I used to create the scenes:

- Cool Edwin from the Sweet Rainbow Collection 2011
- Fairytale Summer Background from the Fairytale Collection 2010 (this is actually only half of the actually background image.  I have cut out the rainbow and sky to create the window effect.  If you click on the stamp name above you can see the original image.)

- Edwin With Bike from the Lazy Summer Days Collection 2009
- Bird Background from the Sweet Rainbow Collection 2011

Magnolia stamps--a vast selection of both full-size and mini stamps--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!!
Challenges for this card:
ABC Challenges - H for Happy Birthday
Card Makin' Mamas Challenge #65 - It's Birthday Time!
Bearly Mine Challenge #75 - Anything Goes
Totally Gorjuss Challenge #172 - Happy
Craft Room Challenge - Something For A Man
Creative Card Crew Challenge 30 - Birthday
Anything Goes Challenge #87 - Make It Manly

That's it for now.  Thanks for stopping by.  Your visit is always very much appreciated.  Have a wonderful week.

Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiments:  Computer generated
DP:  Recollections Bold Basics paper pad
DiesMemory Box Fresh Foliage; Spellbinders Labels Twenty-Eight; Cheery Lynn B162 Lace Corner Deco B
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz distress ink stamp pad Walnut Stain
Colouring Medium:  alcohol-ink basedmarkers from Letraset--Promarkers and Pantone Trias


Anonymous said...

What a sweet card and thanks for the look inside of the card :O)
Best regards

Mojca said...

Oh its beautiful! what a great combination of motives. hugs! Mojca

Miranda Slagboom-de Groot said...

It's a lovely card.
Hugs Miranda

Renata said...


Linda Simpson said...

Love all the details and the images are gorgeous.

Linda xxx

Cordine said...

Stunning Norma!

Christina C. said...

What an incredible card for a boy!
Absolutely perfect!!!! Adore the beautiful scenes you created....inside and out! Spectacular coloring and design work, Norma!

Cathy Lee said...

Darling card, Norma. Love the window design and your Edwins are adorable. I love how you put such detail in your wrinkles and pleats in their clothing, fabulous coloring.
Cathy Lee

Candy said...

Hi Norma,
You know that you make awesome card designs, don't you?
I think your card is excellent! LOVE the window and how you lined up the images and scenery!!
Beautifully coloured as always.
Big Hugs, Candy

Margaret Mifsud said...

A stunning card Norma. Have never seen one like this before with the different images. I love it! ox Marg

Anonymous said...

Beautifully coloured and created, wonderful design Norma, another winner for sure
Hugs julie P

Danielle Champagne said...

OH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Norma, I love how you showcase Tilda aways, but you make me very happy today by wonderfully showcasing Edwin. truly beautiful!I love all the scenes you created, love this cute Edwin on his bike, always have.
Wonderful work Norma. you made my day! Hugs.

Unknown said...

Awesome card Norma, Love how the front image covers the inner image.

NPurdum56 said...

You do such beautiful work Norma! You are so creative! Love every aspect of the card!!! :)! Nancee

paper fun said...

Wow! This is fantastic!!! Quite the work of art! Great design and coloring.

Thanks for joining us in our birthday challenge at Creative Card Crew.


lovingrammahood said...

Lovely, lovely. Your cards are awesome....It is such a treat to see what you have created :)

Jenn Bedient said...

What a great window card! Love the stamps you have used, and the colors are wonderful. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Creative Card Crew. Hope you have a fabulous day!

- Jenn DT

Mervi said...

Hi Norma,
beautiful masking, fabulous scene - just gorgeous boy card!
Thank you for sharing your creation at Craft-Room Challenge, good luck and welcome again;-))m

Christine L said...

Gorgeous card with such fabulous bright happy colours.. perfect for our theme.

Thanks for sharing at Totally Gorjuss this time..
Christine x

craft-roomjulia said...

I love your stunning card which is just perfect for our Something For A Man Challenge. Thanks for joining us at Craft Room Challenge and good luck with the draw. Julia xxx

Janine said...

Amazing window card Norma. Fabulous colouring and attention to detail. Love the way you've laid it all out.
Thanks for joining us at Anything Goes. Good Luck.
Hugs, Janine xx

Anonymous said...

Another beautifully designed card Norma. Where do you get your inspiration? Love all your gorgeous details and beautiful scenes. hugs, Angela

Sharon Caudle said...

Another gorgeous creation, Norma! Beautiful coloring and love the design!!
Hugs, Sharon

Chris said...

This is adorable.

Unknown said...

Your card is great!! Love your coloring! : )

Rene said...

Fabulous!!! Love having Edwin in the limelight!
Rene :D

cabio's craft corner said...

Norma, this Edwin card is so bright and cheerful. Love the cool design you created and the beautiful outdoor scenery!!!

Doreen Horats, Clayton said...

Love the three birds on top of the circle, how cute... your coloring is fantastic.
hugs Doreen

EnblogSail said...

Awesome! Love the scenes I've created,

Kelly said...

My brain is fried trying to figure this one out! lol I wish I thought like you so I could create these awesome designs but I know my limits. lol You are so creative and make the most awesome cards. I love what you did with this one, amazing!
Hugs Kelly

Chris said...

Norma, you need to bottle your creativity and SELL it! I absolutely love this card and would never have the patience to do something as amazing as this! Wow! What a surprise to see the images on the inside! The window was an incredible technique! Bravo!


Maris said...

ohhh this is allsome, love the back Edwin, great Norma xx

Shanna Shands said...

Great job. Love the whole layout of the card. Thanks for playing with ABC!

cathylynn said...

Fabulous window card Norma! Wow this is so clever of you and your coloring is great!
Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

NPurdum56 said...

You always come up with the neatest ideas! You are so creative in your card making! Love this! :) Nancee

Laura said...

This is an absolutely fantastic card Norma!

Laura C.

Karen said...

Great Card! Awesome design and coloring as always....


Laney said...

WOW! Norma this is one handsome Edwin beautiful work as always! thanks for joining us over at BMC hope to see you again soon

hazel said...

A wonderful card. Thank you for joining us at Craft-Room Challenge.
xxx Hazel.

Suzi Mac said...

Fabulous card Norma, wonderful choice of stamps and such a clever window idea. Stunning work.
Suzi x

Patti Jo said...

Absolutely love how you've designed this scene Norma! Fantastic work as always!!!

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