Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Easter Greetings - Magnolia-licious and Wee Stamps Challenge #3

Hello. 

It's time for a new challenge at Magnolia-licious and Wee Stamps Challenge Blog.  The theme for the challenge is...Easter/Spring.
Hope you'll come and play with us. For more details on how to join in the fun, hop over to the  Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog. While you're there, have a look and be inspired by the cards/projects of my awesome DT Teammates. 
So this is what I came up with for my DT card...


 
The images were coloured with Letraset markers--Promarkers and Pantone Trias (colours listed below if you're interested)
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I am featuring a couple of new stamps from the Little Easter Collection 2013 from Magnolia.  The one on the front of the card is Tilda Decorate Easter.  Isn't she adorable?


And in the inside of my card, I have used Edwin With Daffodil.  He's just as cute! 


Both of these images are available from Diana's on-line store, Magnolia-licious. She has a vast collection of other Magnolia stamps as well--both full-size and mini ones. If you don't see the particular one you are looking for in the store, ask Diana if she can bring it in for you.
And newly available at Magnolia-licious are those wonderful Wee Stamps by Sylvia Zet.
Don't overlook the selections of cutting dies from Magnolia, Memory Box, PoppyStamps, Marianne Design, Cheery Lynn Designs and Joy! Crafts.
Not only are you being offered discounted prices and excellent services, you also get to earn 2% in-store credit with every purchase! Sweet.

Challenges I am entering with this card:
Stampin' for the Weekend - Use Lace
Stempelsonne Challenge #84 - Easter
Totally Paper Crafts Challenge #157 - Punch it!
The Paper Shelter Challenge #102 - Punches and Dies
A Gem of a Challenge #70 - Floral Frenzy
Allsorts Challenge Week 197 - Springtime
Kreative Stempelfreunde/Creative Stamp Friends Challenge #72 - Spring Colours
Lexi's Creations Challenge #85- Easter
Love to Create Challenge #56 - Lavender & Lace
Bearly Mine Challenges #77 - Easter

Thanks so much for stopping by.  Your visits are always appreciated.  Have a wonderful week!


Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiments:  Computer generated
DP's: Making Memories Meg Argyle and Meg Narrow Stripes; Basic Grey Wisteria Cornflower
Dies:  Spellbinders Hexagons and Scalloped Hexagons; Crealies Creative Flowers No. 19 ; Marianne Design Leaves LR0156
Punches: EK Success medium Retro Flower; Martha Stewart Rose Leaf
Miscellaneous: Ranger Tim Holtz distress ink stamp pad Walnut Stain and Dried Marigold; lace and pearls from my stash
Colouring Medium: alcohol-ink based markers from Letraset--Promarkers and Pantone Trias (-T)
- face and skin: coral, soft peach, vanilla, blush, oatmeal, pastel pink
- hair and shoes: burnt sienna, cocoa, caramel, sandstone
- purple shades: 2665-T, lilac, lavender
- teal shades: 563-T, 331-T, 5503-T, tea green, 5527-T
- daffodil: raw sienna, mustard, pastel yellow, buttercup
- leaf and stem: pine, 370-T, apple, meadow green
- ground:  cinnamon, tan
- background:  5507-T, 5527-T

50 comments:

Dreja said...

Wow! Wunderschön! Ganz toll gemacht.

Danke für deine Teilnahme an der Stempelsonnenchallenge.

LG Dreja

Céline said...

Hi Norma
you made another fantastic card, love the colors and design!
hugs
céline

Maris said...

hi Norma, ohhh this is again sooo sweet , what a great creation you made dear xx

Renata said...

Čudovita!!!

Christine Dol said...

Wow Again Norma....this is such a pretty Easter card! I love the way you open the card! The homemade flowers...amazing!

Mojca said...

I love your pretty colouring Norhma and the colours and papaers are also sooooooo pretty. Hugs! Moja

Cordine said...

Stunning Norma! Love the colors!
hugs
Cordine

mgoll88 said...

Einfach genial deine Karte, sieht total klasse aus, wunderschön!

LG
Michaela

Patti Jo said...

As always Dear Norma....Fabulous!!! Love your flowers and the card design is wonderful along with your coloring, of course!!! :)

Jane said...

Hi Norma! Your cards are always so beautiful inside and out and this is no exception! Gorgeous colouring, design and details! hugs, Jane xxx

Angela said...

Hi Norma! Wow this is a fabulous card! Love the color combination and pretty embellishing. Your images are beautifully colored and the sentiment so sweet. hugs, Angela

catherine said...

This is lovely and thanks for joining us over at Allsorts this week
x catherine

julieprice3 said...

I just love the colours on this and those gorgeous purple flowers, another winner my friend
Hugs julie P

Cathy Lee said...

Fabulous card, Norma. I love the color combo and card design. Tilda and Edwin are darling and beautifully colored as always.
Hugz,
Cathy Lee

Sue - bearhouse said...

WOW!! This is stunning Norma. I love the sweet images, your colouring is fabulous and the flowers are so beautiful.
Thank you for taking part in the Stampin' for the Weekend Challenge
Sue xx

Candy said...

Hi Norma,
We used the same stamp today :o)
Another beautiful card. Perfectly coloured and decorated. Love how you did this one.
Big Hugs, Candy

Jenn Bedient said...

Gorgeous card! Love the images, layout and your coloring. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Stampin' for the Weekend. Hope you have a fabulous day!

- Jenn DT

Nancee Purdum said...

Hi Norma! What a gorgeous card. I love all of the details, and the two stamps you used were perfect for each other! Loving that paper too! :) Nancee

Lori Jones said...

Awww, this is one of the most beautiful Easter card I've seen as I blog hop for Easter crafts. What a pretty easter greetings. Thanks for sharing!

Dianne said...

Another fabulous card inside and out, colored to perfection,the paper, the flowers with the pearls, all fantastic, thanks for sharing your creativity..

cabio's craft corner said...

Fabulous card Norma. Love both beautiful colored images and all the textures you created with the flowers and lace. Sweet :o)
Hugs,
Cabio

Merkkari said...

Absolutely stunning card!!! Love your layout! Thanks for playing with us at The Paper Shelter :) Hugs, Merkkari

Pamela said...

Beautiful card, love the colouring. Thank you for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge.

Pam x

Craftnut said...

Thanks for playing along with our challenge at allsorts this week. Tracy x

Chris said...

What a perfect pairing of stamps, Norma! They were made for each other! I love your card. As always, it is as lovely on the inside as it is on the outside. I am so loving your flowers, too! The card is just beautiful and I love the sentiment as well.

XO,
Chris

Regina said...

Norma!!! Seus trabalhos são sempre impecáveis!! O colorido, as cores e cada detalhe são perfeitos. Você é uma inspiração para todas nós.
Um ótimo restinho de semana!!

Absolutely stunning job Norma!
I don´t know what to tell you more, só... I´m writing in my language!!
Hugs

Regina

Suzi said...

Norma! this is so fabulous, I love that you've used these two cuties together. Fabulous papers and embellishments. Stunning creation.
Hugs
Suzi x

Kelly Neis said...

Love your card, the two Maggies are perfect on the card. I adore all the flowers on the front too and of course your coloring is so beautiful, I never tire of your work, love it.
Hugs Kelly

..Karen said...

So very pretty! Love the spring colors!!

Jo Channon said...

Just stunning! Everything about this design is gorgeous. thankyou for sharing your work with us at Allsorts Jo x

Loz said...

WOW!! Gorgeous card and Beautiful coloring Norma..Loz

Chris said...

Gorgeous card Norma.

Ivonne said...

Gorgeous card as always Norma. Great layout and amazing coloring. Simply stunning. I looooove it! Hugs, Ivonne

Cami said...

Another beautiful card, Norma! Love this style and all the beautiful die-cuts and flowers! You just never cease to amaze me with your creations!

Hugs,
Cami

Helen said...

Absolutely gorgeous - beautiful images and amazing colouring.

Thanks for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge.

Helen x

cathylynn said...

It's always exciting to visit your blog. You've created another real beauty. Love the style and the colors. All so gorgeous!
Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

Tina said...

Das ist wunderschön geworden. Total klasse.
Vielen Dank für die Teilnahme an der Stempelsonnenchallenge.

LG Tina

Suzan L said...

Hi Norma, what a gorgeous Easter Card! I love the lavender and teal color combo that you used. Both Edwin and Tilda are colored so beautifuly! And, your handmade flowers are gorgeous as well. I hope you do a tutorial on how you make those buds! I love them! Have a wonderful weekend!
Hugs,
Suzan

Aenneken's Kreativwerkstatt said...

Hello,
a great and beautiful card. Many thanks for joining us at Stempelsonnechallenge.
Hugs
Antje

Nicolchen said...

WOW...this is just stunning :0)))

Thanks for joining us at the creative stamping friends ;0)

Nicole

Doreen said...

Hello! This is a beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at the creative stamp friends. Doreen

Ella's Design said...

Gorgeous card, Norma! Love those sweet Tilda and Edwin stamps, coloured brilliantly! Fab layout and pretty colour combo and embellishments. Lisa x

Lin said...

Wow gorgeous! Love your colouring, it lifts the images off the page and the layout and colour palette are stunning.

Thanks for joining us Lexi's Creations.

Lin xx

Mamma Mia said...

Hi Norma - this is a stunning card with not one but two beautifully coloured images!!! Love the layout and shape of your card too. Thanks for sharing it at Lexi's Creations this time in our "Easter" challenge.
Helen x (DT)

Laney said...

oooh gorgeous inside and out Norma!! a beautiful creation! thanks for joining us at BMC this time
hugs
laney

Crea Astrid said...

What a beautiful card with lovely Crealies flowers. Nice colouring.

Hugs, Astrid.
http://creaastrid.blogspot.nl/

Only By His Grace said...

Another adorable card Norma.
This Tilda and Edwin are so cute and so beautifully coloured. I love the papers you used and the layout is fabulous. Not forgetting your lovely flowers.
Hugs Maz

Yvonne said...

Wow, this is so beautiful!
hugs Yvonne

Evik said...

So lovely!

Kelly Lloyd said...

Hello Norma, I have just found your amazing blog. Your work is so beautiful and inspiring. Look forward to being your new follower and seeing more wonderful creations, thanks for the chance to win that fab candy too.
Hugs Kelly

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